Category Archives: Events

Judicial Candidate Forum [VIDEO]

Watch the April 12 forum, featuring all 9 candidates for the San Francisco Superior Court seats   On Thursday, April 12, the Bar Association of San Francisco cosponsored a Judicial…

Yolanda Jackson Speaks at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Commemoration

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the day marking the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, guests gathered in the San Francisco City Hall Rotunda for a Memorial Commemoration….

Lawyers Needed Now To Help San Franciscans Facing Homelessness

Help the Justice & Diversity Center in Assisting Low-Income Residents Facing Eviction Settlement Conference Clinic Training May 15, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Justice & Diversity Center’s Housing Negotiation Project…

Attract Corporate Clients with Your Minority Certification

Kyle Schriner, Schriner Law Firm Is your firm minority-owned? Do you want more corporate clients? If so, you should consider the benefits of third-party certification. Corporations are placing a stronger…

Wilson Sonsini and Dolby Join JDC to Support Bay Area Nonprofits

The Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) recently partnered with attorneys from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. to hold a free legal…

JDC’s Taxpayer Workshops Help San Franciscans Prepare for Tax Season

With tax season approaching, JDC’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) recently provided a series of three taxpayer workshops for homeowners and gig-economy workers. The series partnered JDC with the San Francisco…

Legal Employers Open Doors of Opportunity to More Than 50 Law Students

Open Doors Job Shadow Program Celebrates Most Successful Year Yet Members of the legal community came together on March 7 to celebrate the success of the 2018 1L Open Doors…

Second Annual BASF Solo Small Firm Conference Inspires Growth

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Solo and Small Firm Section hosted its second annual conference. This year’s event boasted an even bigger turnout than…

JDC’s Avantika Shastri Recognized as Woman Making History by San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell

San Francisco Mayor Mark E. Farrell has nominated Avantika Shastri, Justice & Diversity Center Senior Supervising Attorney and Legal Director of the SF Immigrant Legal Defense Collaborative, as Woman Making History….

And The (Mock Trial) Winner is…..Lowell High School!

Once again, San Francisco County’s Mock Trial competition has come to a thrilling end. For the 2017-2018 season, eight teams representing Lowell High School, Phillip & Sala Burton High School,…