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Pro Bono Net Staff to Present at NLADA Conference This Week

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

  • Pro Bono Net
  • Source: National

E-filing and the post-recession legal landscape will be among the topics addressed by Pro Bono Net staff during workshops at the National Legal Aid & Defender Association’s Centennial Conference, taking place Dec. 7-10 in Washington, D.C.

With courts increasingly turning to technology to address growing caseloads in an era of decreasing budgets, e-filing is a noteworthy topic. Mark O’Brien will join speakers from the Legal Services Corporation, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, N.J. Bankruptcy Court and the Self-Represented Litigation Network on Saturday morning to discuss e-filing issues, developments, lessons learned, and suggested best practices.

Other Pro Bono Net staff participating in the conference are Matthew Burnett, Claudia Johnson, Liz Keith and Tony Lu. They will be presenting during the following sessions:

Thursday, 12/8/2011

10:45AM - 12:00PM
Innovations, Trends and Partnerships Using Online Tools and Forms to Enhance Services
Panelists: Matthew Burnett, Claudia Johnson, Marilyn Harp, Maria Keyani

2:15PM - 3:45PM
The Legal Industry in the Recession’s Aftermath: Mapping the Contours of a Changed Landscape
Panelists: Tony Lu, Steven Grumm, Susan Hoffman, James Leipold

Friday, 12/9/2011

8:45AM - 10:15AM
Reaching Clients with Technology: Trends in Internet, Mobile, Texting and More Among Low-Income Communities
Panelists: Liz Keith, Jane Ribadeneyra, Brian Rowe

10:30AM - 12:00PM
Innovations in Statewide Advocate Sites: What's New, What's Next?
Panelists: Liz Keith, Steve Hirsh, Dennis Groenenboom, Teri Ross

4:00PM - 5:30PM
Plain Language Forms and Court Orders and Innovations
Panelists: Claudia Johnson, Jeff Hogue


9:45AM - 11:00AM
Access Friendly E-Filing: Current Status and Lessons from the Trenches
Panelists: Mark O’Brien, Glenn Rawdon, Bill Tanner, Jim Waldron, Richard Zorza

For more information, see the NLADA site.

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