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Monthly Archives: January 2014

MLK Day: A Day of (and a learned perspective on) Service

Posted in Superstorm Sandy

As an AmeriCorps VISTA member, I work on projects designed to increase the capacity of attorneys and advocates who provide disaster legal assistance. Thus, with few exceptions, I work more with attorneys and advocates than with the disaster victims themselves. On the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service organized by the Corporation for National… Continue Reading

LSNTAP Webinar: Beyond Online Intake: Looking at Triage and Expert Systems Webinar Summary

Posted in Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology, Webinar

Patrick Reynolds, the 2013 Pro Bono Net and Montana Legal Services Association 2013 AmeriCorps VISTA, reports on the December 4th, 2013 LSNTAP webinar on the use of technology to help unrepresented litigants. More of Patrick’s posts are available here. The last LSNTAP webinar of 2013 – the Beyond Online Intake on Wednesday, December 4th -highlighted a number of projects relating… Continue Reading

We’re Going To TIG

Posted in Conferences, Technology

This year’s Technology Initiative Grant’s annual conference is slated for next week, January 15th through the 17th in Jacksonville, Florida.  This is the only national conference to focus specifically on technology in nonprofit legal service environments.  This year’s conference highlights online intake and triage, support for self-represented litigants as well as data analysis and visualization…. Continue Reading