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The attorneys at Jackson Tidus are valued leaders in the community. We believe that it is essential that our attorneys give back to the communities in which they serve. Whether legal, industry or community based, Jackson Tidus and its attorneys support a variety of nonprofit organizations through membership, board service and financial contributions.

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Pro Bono Services

As part of our commitment to community service, Jackson Tidus is privileged to provide professional skills and resources to benefit those in need.  For years, Jackson Tidus has utilized the expertise of our wide-ranging legal services to assist individuals and nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis in connection with various matters including real estate acquisition and development, leasing, corporate organization and governance, and tax advice and planning.  Our attorneys have been recognized for their outstanding pro bono and volunteer service including Scott Jackson and Ron DeFelice (for their work with Habitat for Humanity), and Sonia Lister (for her work with HomeAid Orange County).


Jackson Tidus is committed to providing an atmosphere of fairness and equitable treatment among our employees, clients and peers.  Beyond equal opportunity and non-discrimination, the members of Jackson Tidus are committed to providing an environment where each person is valued for his or her unique skills, experiences and perspectives; recognizing that we will achieve a higher level of excellence and professionalism in such an environment.  Women and minorities have long held positions of leadership at Jackson Tidus, including President, board members, shareholders, department heads and committee leaders.  In addition, members of Jackson Tidus have actively participated in a number of organizations that promote and embrace diversity within the business, legal and local community.  Some examples include participating as members of the Building Industry Association Women’s Council of Southern California, whose objectives include promoting women in leadership roles within the building industry; serving on the Board of the Lebanese American Foundation’s House of Lebanon, who supports professional networking opportunities within the local Lebanese American Foundation; co-founding and participating as a member of the Roy Alvarado Scholarship Committee for Leadership Tomorrow, a leadership development program in the Costa Mesa-Newport-Irvine area, providing program tuition for young professional leaders who serve the Latino community; participating as a member of The Real Estate Council of the Jewish Federation; serving on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Bar Foundation dedicated to, among other things, issues of diversity; and serving on the Chapman Law School Board of Visitors, an organization that focuses on promoting diversity among students and faculty.


Environmental Sustainability

At Jackson Tidus we are committed to greener business practices.  As a partner in the ABA-EPA’s Law Office Climate Challenge, Jackson Tidus is committed to the goal of reducing paper consumption and waste by adopting best practices for recycling, purchase of paper with recycled content, and double-sided copying and printing.  Jackson Tidus is also participating in the State Bar of California’s voluntary model law office sustainability program by implementing and maintaining various environmental-friendly practices.  Jackson Tidus is proud to honor our commitment to the State Bar of California EcoPledge.

The following are some of the organizations that we serve:

55+ Housing Council

Alliance for the Arts

American College of Real Estate Lawyers

American Institute of Certified Planners

American Planning Association

Association for Corporate Growth

Association of Environmental Planners

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Blind Children’s Center

Boy Scouts of America

Boys & Girls Club of Ventura County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley

Building Industry Association of Orange County

Building Industry Association of Southern California

Building Industry Association of Southern California New Homes

Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation

California Association of Workplace Investigators

California Housing Authority

California Lutheran University Business Leaders

California State University, Channel Islands Foundation

California State University, Long Beach (University Art Museum)

Camp 4 Kids

Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

Casa Pacifica

Catalina Island Conservancy

Chapman University School of Law

Channel Islands National Park Volunteer Corps

Child Abuse Prevention Center

Children’s Hospital of Orange County

City of Hope

College of Community Association Lawyers

Conejo Valley Estate Planning Council

Community Conscience

Constitutional Rights Foundation Program

Cory Hahn Golf Tournament

CPA-Law Society of Ventura County

Defense Research Institute – (Employment Law Committee)

Families Costa Mesa FRC

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fit 4 The Cause

Forum for Corporate Directors

Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Harbor Association of Industry & Commerce

Harbor Hill Community Association

Harvard Business School Association of Orange County (Alumni Association)

HBSAOC Business Growth Conference 2011

HOME – Housing Opportunities Made Easier
HomeAid America

HomeAid Orange County

HomeAid (National)

Jewish Community  Foundation of Orange County
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County

KCLU FM Advisory Board

Kure IT
Lennar Charitable Housing Foundation

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Los Angeles Bar Association

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Lawyers Association

Maverick Angels

Meals on Wheels, North San Diego County

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Mission Hospital

Moriah Society of the University of Judaism

National Human Resources Association (Orange County Affiliate)

Newport Irvine Rotary Club

Orange County Bar Foundation

Orange County Children’s Therapeutic ARTS Center

Orange County Harbors, Beaches & Parks Commission

Orange County Law Firm Leadership Roundtable

Orange County Museum of Art

Orange County Patent Law Association

Orange County Women’s Lawyers Association

Orange County Jewish Bar Association

Play Conejo

Professionals in Human Resource Association

Project Cornerstone Golf Tournament


Public Law Center

Rebuilding Together Ventura County

Ride On

Riverside County Farm Bureau

Saddleback College Foundation

Salvation Army

San Fernando Valley Industry and Commerce Association

Share Our Selves

Society of Human Resource Management

Solomon Society

St. Thomas More Legal Society of Orange County

Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Venture Network

The Center for the Partially Sighted

The State Bar of California

Thousand Oaks Boulevard Association

Thousand Oaks Rotary Club

TriTech Small Business Development Center

UC Davis Law School Alumni Association

Union Rescue Mission

United Jewish Federation

United Way of Ventura County

University Kidney Research Organization

University of Oregon Alumni Association

University of Southern California

Urban Land Institute

Ventura County Bar Association

Ventura County Economic Development Association

Ventura County Employment Advisory Council

Ventura County Housing Trust Fund