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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION ACCEPTING INDIGENT CRIMINAL DEFENSE AND GENERAL GRANT APPLICATIONS

Media Contact:Adrianne Davis for San Diego County Bar Foundation(619) 573-7224 / info@sdcbf.org SAN DIEGO (July 26, 2021) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) is currently accepting grant applications for the Indigent Criminal Defense Fund and the General Grant Fund. Aligning with Foundation’s mission and purpose, grants are awarded to non-profit legal-aid and public interest organizations that offer legal services and promote the understanding of the legal system with funds used to assist indigent criminal defense, immigrants and asylum seekers, ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION’S 24TH ANNUAL “AN EVENING IN LA JOLLA” IS BACK AT ICONIC LA VALENCIA HOTEL

Media Contact:Adrianne Davis for San Diego County Bar Foundation(619) 573-7224 / info@sdcbf.org SAN DIEGO (July 26, 2021) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) has announced that the 24th Annual “An Evening in La Jolla” is returning to an in-person event at the beautiful oceanside grounds of the iconic La Valencia hotel this September 25, 2021. This popular outdoor event is not one to miss for the San Diego legal community. An Evening in La Jolla (ELJ) is the San Diego legal community’s signature benefit that raises funds to ensure that ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION CELEBRATES SIX DISTINGUISHED LAWYER MEMORIAL INDUCTEES DURING 2021 VIRTUAL RECEPTION

Media Contact:Adrianne Davis for San Diego County Bar Foundation(619) 573-7224 / info@sdcbf.org SAN DIEGO (July 26, 2021) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) celebrated six Distinguished Lawyer Memorial Inductees at the 2021 virtual reception held on the evening of June 23rd, attended by colleagues, family and friends of the Honorees.  The Distinguished Lawyer Memorial celebrates the lives of esteemed lawyers and judges whose professional, public, and private careers demonstrate outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community in ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2021 DISTINGUISHED LAWYER MEMORIAL INDUCTEES

Media Contact:Holly Amaya for San Diego County Bar Foundation(619) 573-7224 / holly@storyimprinting.com SAN DIEGO (April 8, 2021) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) has announced the names of the six Distinguished Lawyer Memorial inductees for 2021.  The Distinguished Lawyer Memorial celebrates the lives of lawyers and judges whose professional, public and private careers demonstrate outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community in alignment with the mission of the San Diego County Bar Foundation.  This includes, but is not limited to, ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION AWARDS $411,700 TO 29 LOCAL NONPROFITS

Media Contact:Holly Amaya for San Diego County Bar Foundation(619) 573-7224 / holly@storyimprinting.com SAN DIEGO (February 10, 2021) – In a testament to its ongoing mission to increase access to justice across San Diego County, the San Diego County Bar Foundation announced today that it has awarded $411,700 to 29 local nonprofit organizations. The latest grants reflect the Foundation’s most recent infusion of resources into some of San Diego County’s most underserved populations and underscores the Foundation’s decades-long dedication to providing legal ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION’S 23rd ANNUAL “AN EVENING IN LA JOLLA” SET FOR NOV. 13

SAN DIEGO (September 16, 2020) – Mark your calendar now – Friday, November 13th, The San Diego County Bar Foundation's “An Evening in La Jolla” is going VIRTUAL! We are not going to let 2020 pass without this popular signature annual benefit that raises funds to ensure that foster children and at-risk youth, the sick and disabled, the elderly, immigrants, and domestic violence survivors have access to legal services and a legal system that serves them well. This year, from the comfort of your home, you will get to participate in a food & beverage pairing ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION ACCEPTING GENERAL GRANT APPLICATIONS

SAN DIEGO (August 20, 2020) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) is now accepting General grant applications. The General Grants are awarded to those that facilitate and expand the availability of legal services, improve the administration of justice and the San Diego court system; and/or promote public understanding of the law. General Grant applications are due October 15, 2020 @ 11:59 pm. The General Grant Fund is for organizations committed to the public understanding of the law and expansion of legal services available to vulnerable San Diego County ...

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San Diego County Bar Foundation Announces 2020 Distinguished Lawyer Memorial Inductees

San Diego (August 5, 2020) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) has announced a record seven Distinguished Lawyer Memorial inductees for 2020 – recognizing deceased lawyers and judges of the San Diego County Bar who  demonstrated significant community commitment as well as superior legal skills and high ethical standards throughout their enduring careers. The Distinguished Lawyer Memorial Reception will be held virtually this year on Wednesday, October 14 between the hours of 5:30-7:30 p.m. The honorees are selected each year by the Bar Foundation board ...

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION ACCEPTING INDIGENT CRIMINAL DEFENSE GRANT APPLICATIONS

SAN DIEGO (July 16, 2020) - The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) is now accepting Indigent Criminal Defense (ICD) grant applications. ICD grants are awarded exclusively for the furtherance of and to support programs, projects and activities that directly benefit indigent criminal defendants in San Diego County. ICD Grant applications are due August 1, 2020 @ 11:59 pm. Programs that are designed to deliver effective and efficient, high quality, ethical, conflict‐free representation as well as projects and activities which will benefit accused persons ...

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We stand beside people of color as we work toward positive change.

June 12, 2020 Black lives matter. The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) stands with the San Diego County Bar Association and our community in condemning racism and violence against people of color, and in our shared commitment to working toward positive change. For decades, our mission has been to provide access to justice by investing in organizations advocating for people in San Diego impacted by poverty, abuse and discrimination. Aligned with our mission, we stand with those who are victims of systemic racism, and we pledge to continue our efforts fighting ...

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