Pro Bono Net will be well represented at the 2024 Innovations in Technology Conference (ITC) this week, and we hope to see you there! The conference takes place February 1-3, 2024, in Charlotte, NC, and is hosted by the Legal Services Corporation. ITC brings together more than 600 legal aid advocates, court personnel, technologists and other professionals exploring new ways of using technology to expand access to justice.

Pro Bono Net is the country’s leading access to justice innovator with a 25-year history of impact. We create scalable and sustainable technology solutions and partnerships that bring free, safe, high-quality legal help to millions of people. 

This year, we are presenting sessions related to transitioning from Universal Analytics to Google Analytics, best practices in Generative AI, storytelling to maximize reach and impact, and how community engagement informs the creation of community justice programs. See below for where you can find us, or stop by our booth in the exhibitors area!

Wednesday, February 1, 2024

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM ET

Navigating the Transition: From Universal Analytics to Google Analytics

  • Ariadne Brazo, Product Manager, Pro Bono Net
  • Terri Ross, Executive Director, Illinois Legal Aid Online
  • Matt Keister, Product Manager, Ohio Legal Help

2 PM – 3 PM

Toward Best Practices in Generative AI in Legal Aid

  • Sam Harden, Program Manager, Pro Bono Net
  • Ashley chase, Professor, Stetson University School of Law
  • Angela Tripp, Director, Michigan Legal Help Program

Thursday, February 2, 2024

10 AM – 11 AM ET

If a Tree Falls: Using Storytelling to Maximize reach and Impact in a Fragmented Digital Landscape

  • Rodrigo Camarena, Director, Justicia Lab
  • Kristen Sonday, Co-founder and CEO, Paladin
  • Rebecca Greenwald, Storytelling and Engagement Strategist 

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM ET

Frontline Justice Workers: Innovation, Engagement, Research and Evaluation

  • Rodrigo Camarena, Director, Justicia Lab
  • Matthew Burnett, Senior Program Officer, Access to Justice Research Initiative, American Bar Foundation
  • Tanina Rostain, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
  • James Teufel, Principal, Help Justice, LLC

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM ET

Friday Lunch and Talk Justice Live Podcast: Artificial Intelligence for Self-Help and Legal Aid

  • Sam Harden, Program Manager, Pro Bono Net, 
  • Cat Moon, Director of Innovation Design, Program on Law & Innovation, Vanderbilt Law School
  • Quinten Steenhuis, Practitioner in Residence, Suffolk LIT Lab
  • Scheree Gilchrist, Chief Innovation Officer, Legal Aid of North Carolina

In addition to Pro Bono Net ITC panelists, other Pro Bono Net team members attending include: Mark O’Brien, Executive Director; Tim Baran, Director of New York Justice Initiatives; Pat Malone, Legal Director of New York Justice Initiatives; and Claudia Johnson, Program Manager of LawHelp Interactive. 

For details on the many other excellent sessions offered at ITC 2024,  please view ITC’s agenda here. You can also follow ITC online via #LSCITC or LSC’s Facebook page, where several sessions will be livestreamed. 

See you there!