skip to content

Pro Bono Net

Pro Bono News

A Vision of an Integrated Service-Delivery System

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

A Vision of an Integrated Service-Delivery System

 

Technology can and must play a vital role in transforming service delivery so that all poor people in the United States with an essential civil legal need obtain some form of effective assistance.

The strategy for implementing this vision has five main components:

  1. Creating in each state a unified “legal portal” which, by an automated triage process, directs persons needing legal assistance to the most appropriate form of assistance and guides self-represented litigants through the entire legal process
  2. Deploying sophisticated document assembly applications to support the creation of legal documents by service providers and by litigants themselves and linking the document creation process to the delivery of legal information and limited scope legal representation
  3. Taking advantage of mobile technologies to reach more persons more effectively
  4. Applying business process/analysis to all access-to-justice activities to make them as efficient as practicable
  5. Developing “expert systems” to assist lawyers and other services providers

Continue Reading

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • Intelliteach
Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Volunteer Week 2018

In honor of National Volunteer Week 2018, which took place April 15-21, Pro Bono Net would like to extend our gratitude to the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. Read our press release thanking volunteer lawyers across the country.

Not a lawyer?

Need legal help?

LawHelp.org

Legal info for the public

Webby Winner Logo

LawHelp.org Named Best Law Site in 2007 Webby Awards