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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

NLADA 2013: Delivering On The Promise and Measuring It Too!

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

Although this was not my first time attending NLADA, one aspect of this year’s discussions hit me harder than it had in years past.  While it could be the session I attended, it seemed that amongst the many innovative workshops a growing number focused on data and statistics.  Not just why agencies must collect data,… Continue Reading

Superstorm Sandy Series: One-Year Later Reflections

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Superstorm Sandy

Pro Bono Net’s Adam Friedl and Jake Hertz share their reflections on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Jake Hertz The one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy is a moment to step back, take stock of our successes and failures, and ponder how we can apply the lessons learned to continuing Sandy relief efforts and preparing… Continue Reading

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, PLI, Pro Bono, Webinar

September 26, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. San Francisco & Live Webcast Free  Chair:  Sally J. Elkington, Elkington Law    Why You Should Attend Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people in disproportionate… Continue Reading

A Conversation with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky at PLI’s 15th Annual Supreme Court Review

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono

A few weeks ago, Pro Bono Net’s Adam Friedl and I had the opportunity to attend Practising Law Institute’s 15th Annual Supreme Court Review, a day of lively panel discussions about the Court’s October 2012 term that assembled an enviable lineup of prominent legal scholars. The morning session featured panels covering some of the term’s most… Continue Reading

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono

Submitted by the Practising Law Institute Since 2011, the Practising Law Institute (PLI) has helped us champion the necessity of pro bono as one of our Bronze Corporate Sponsors. PLI is dedicated to providing attorneys with information and techniques to develop a professional, competitive edge and recognizes the importance of pro bono in helping attorneys… Continue Reading

Tackling Resource Access Together at 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Libraries, Pro Bono, Technology

by Xander Karsten and Jillian Theil As part of our work with Pro Bono Net, we frequently attend conferences, which offer us the opportunity to connect with colleagues as well as learn and share trending topics, information and new tools.  This year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota was no different. But what sets… Continue Reading

The Joi of Growth: LawHelp Interactive’s Past, Present, and Plans for the New Year

Posted in Conferences, Courts, Legal Services, Technology

Last summer, I attended a 1st birthday party for a close friend’s daughter named Joi. I remembered visiting my friend and baby Joi in the hospital a few days after Joi was born. I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to watch Joi grow and am reminded of the importance of taking a moment to… Continue Reading

Connecting with our Network: TIG LawHelp Resources Online

Posted in Conferences, Courts, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

As we blogged about last month, Pro Bono Net was well-represented at LSC’s 2013 TIG Conference in Jacksonville, FL with Claudia Johnson, Mirenda Watkins, Xander Karsten, Jillian Theil, Tony Lu, Jim Wiegand and I attending and presenting several workshops. In addition, Pro Bono Net Executive Director, Mark O’Brien attended LSC’s Summit on the Use of… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Net Participates in 13th Annual LSC TIG Conference

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

The (lucky) 13th annual Technology Initiative Grants Conference kicks offs this week in Jacksonville, Florida, and we are proud to say that we have been to all 13 of them! This year, Pro Bono Net is well represented at the conference with our LawHelp and LawHelp Interactive staff both in attendance and presenting at many… Continue Reading

Visit Pro Bono Net at NLADA in Chicago

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

Pro Bono Net will be attending the NLADA Annual Conference in Chicago this week, and we’d love to see you! Staff from virtually all of our major programs will be there:  Executive Director Mark O’Brien, Matthew Burnett from Immigration Advocates Network, Mirenda Watkins from LawHelp Interactive and Xander Karsten from LawHelp. Claudia Johnson will also… Continue Reading