Free consultations are offered to anyone who lives in Santa Clara County and is currently is in removal proceedings.

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How We Can Help
Call (415) 989-1616 if you need legal help. Click for a summary of services we can provide without in-person meetings during the shelter-in-place order and court closures.

The 2020 Judicial Mentorship Program deadline to apply has been extended to June 12.

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In Recognition of Juneteenth
BASF/JDC offices are closed June 19, 2020
Legal Services Programs
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Our Mission

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) advances fairness and equality by providing pro bono legal services to low-income people and educational programs that foster diversity in the legal profession.

Our Stories

Mother and Daughter Get
JDC’s Help Building a New Life

Su, a mother seeking custody of
her daughter, receives help from
the JDC family law program.

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Responding to the
Border Crisis

JDC is responding to
the humanitarian border crisis by
providing much-needed legal assistance.

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Why Justice and
Diversity Matters

JDC programs inspire the legal
community to give back to the
community and make an impact.

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Our Impact


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Number of low-income San Francisco residents who receive pro bono legal help each year


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