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For Immediate Release

April 29, 2014


Karin Romans, Pro Bono Net

212-760-2554 x496 | kromans@probono.net


Pro Bono Net Staff Shares Expertise at 2014 Equal Justice Conference

Innovative pro bono models and reaching communities in crisis with technology among the topics on the Agenda in 2014


Portland - April 29, 2014 - Pro Bono Net has several staff members presenting at multiple sessions on a variety of different equal justice issues at the 2014 Equal Justice Conference, May 1-3, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit and a leader in innovative technology solutions that increase access to justice. The Equal Justice Conference brings together all components of the legal community to discuss equal justice issues as they relate to the delivery of legal services to the poor.

Pro Bono Net will present on a wide range of topics, including innovative pro bono models and reaching communities in crisis with technology. Other workshop topics include; overcoming language barriers; addressing the increasing demand for services; online intake and triage systems; evaluating data; and more. Pro Bono Net will also host a networking box lunch on May 1. The emphasis of the Conference is on strengthening partnerships among the key players in the civil justice system.

Our staff attending the conference includes Liz Keith, Program Director; Claudia Johnson, LawHelp Interactive Program Manager; Adam Friedl, Program and Special Initiatives Manager; Jessica Stuart, Product Manager; and Alexander Karsten, LawHelp Program Coordinator.

Pro Bono Net staff are participating in the following workshops. For more details on each workshop, please visit here.

50 (New) Tech Tips, Friday, May 2, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Expanding the Reach of Online Resources Through Innovative Optimization and Social Media Strategies, Thursday, May 1, 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Innovative Technology Uses in New and Existing Pro Bono Projects, Thursday, May 1, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Introduction to Data Visualization and Access to Justice, Thursday, May 1, 9:45 - 11:15 am

Language Access: When Translation is Not Enough, Friday, May 1, 3:45 - 5:25 pm

Online Intake and Triage Systems: What's New, What's Next, Thursday, May 1, 9:45 - 11:15 am

Reaching Communities in Crisis: Online Strategies and Resources for Disaster Recovery, Friday, May 2, 3:45 - 5:15pm


Preconference Sessions, Wednesday, April 30




About Pro Bono Net

Pro Bono Net is a national non-profit organization dedicated to increasing access to justice for the disadvantaged. Through innovative technology solutions and expertise in building and mobilizing justice networks, Pro Bono Net transforms the way legal help reaches the underserved. Our comprehensive programs, including www.probono.net, www.lawhelp.org and www.lawhelpinteractive.org, enable legal advocates to make a stronger impact, increase volunteer participation, and empower the public with resources and self-help tools to improve their lives. For more information, please visit www.probono.net.


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