On September 15th, the American Legal Technology Awards (ALTA) announced that Pro Bono Net received its inaugural Access to Justice award. The ALTA awards “honor companies and individuals who are making a difference in law through technology innovation,” noted Bob Ambrogi in his piece spotlighting the nominees.

The Access to Justice award recognizes “an

Driven by the belief that knowledge is power, Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico’s attorneys, technologists, and operations talent provide critical legal help for vulnerable people across the island. In addition to leading Know-Your-Rights workshops, running a housing rights hotline, and managing Puerto Rico’s only online legal help portal, AyudaLegalPR.org, Ayuda Legal is also a social justice

Created in 2011, each year the Fastcase 50 award honors a diverse group of lawyers, legal technologists, policymakers, judges, law librarians, bar association executives, and people from all walks of life. Fastcase honors “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.” 

Pro Bono Net’s Program Director, Liz Keith, has made this year’s

Pro Bono Net is pleased to announce the appointment of Veronica Dunlap, Esq. as New York Program Director.  In this role, Veronica spearheads LawHelpNY and related technology initiatives and collaborations that empower New Yorkers in need to resolve their legal problems and strengthen the work of advocates serving them.

I am thrilled to welcome

Pro Bono Net will be represented at the 2020 Equal Justice Conference (EJC) Webinar Series this week. This virtual conference takes place August 11th-13th and is hosted by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and the National Legal Aid & Defender Association

Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit leader

Even before the pandemic led courts to completely shutter or severely limit services, Pro Bono Net’s technology was taking root in District of Columbia Courts, helping individuals navigate the domestic violence process.

Legal services organizations were already seeing an increase in domestic violence matters nationwide, with more than 137,000 cases handled by Legal Services Corporation-funded

This blog post was originally posted on LawHelpNY’s blog

Because of the pandemic, people are turning online more than ever to look for information and resources to resolve their legal problems. The newly created COVID-19 resource page has quickly become one of the top accessed pages on LawHelpNY. Chats on LiveHelp have increased by