Events & Webinars


2016 SRLN Equal Justice Conference  


Remote Services for Self-Represented Litigants - April 27, 1-2pm (Eastern)

Presented by:
 John Greacen of Greacen Associates, LLC and Guests

A preview of the soon to be released Resource Guide on Serving Self-Represented Litigants Remotely.  The guide describes remote services such as telephone, text messaging, email, chat, video conferencing, co-browsing, and customer relations management software.  It discusses different business practices followed in the eight sites studied in detail – Alaska, California (Butte, Tehama, and Lake Counties and Orange County), Idaho, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, and Utah – including how they integrate in-person and remote services, and identifies the equipment and staffing components of each program. 

The Guide also describes the outreach efforts of each site to involve justice system and community entities in meeting the needs of SRLs and how the programs provide feedback to their courts to simplify and improve court processes for SRLs.  The webinar will include an overview of the Resource Guide and detailed descriptions of two of the eight sites studied

Georgetown IRON TECH LAWYER Competition – Access to Justice

Date: April 27, 2016, 1:00-3:30 PM | Location: Gewirz 12, Georgetown Law Center, 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20001 | Reception to follow.

The competition will also be streamed at with a social media poll at the end of the event.

Iron Tech Lawyer is a competition held at Georgetown Law at which student teams present apps built in our Technology, Innovation, and Law Practice course. Students appear before a panel of judges and compete for prizes in Excellence in Design, and Iron Tech Lawyer, best all-around app.

From the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section 
& The Chicago Bar Foundation

The Future Is Now: Innovative

Client-Centric Strategies for Building Your Legal Practice Today

Friday, April 15, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

The Chicago Bar Association

321 S. Plymouth Ct. Chicago, IL 60604

This interactive seminar will provide practical, innovative strategies for engaging and retaining more clients through more choice and flexibility in ways that resonate with client expectations. Speakers will demonstrate how the principles behind preventive lawyering have helped shape the Canadian legal health check-up toolkits that attorneys and legal institutions are using to educate consumers about their legal needs in order to minimize or prevent future legal disputes. Other sessions will explore various compensation models that work best for personal legal services vs. corporate clients as well as emerging delivery models such as unbundling, nonprofit law firms, the role of technology and more. You’ll leave practice-ready for today’s legal practice.

Incubator Consortium’s
3rd Annual Conference

April 1-2, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri

UMKC School of Law hosted this conference designed for people who are already involved in incubator or other post graduate programs for solo, small firm, and non-profit practitioners, as well as for those who want to know more about how these programs work and how they contribute to enhancing social justice through improved access to law. 

The conference described and advanced the continued growth of post graduate law programs and the new wave of affordable legal services for groups without access to legal resources. Along with the basics of creating and implementing incubator programs and non-profit law firms, the conference addressed, among other topics, the impact on law school curricular reform; collaboration between bench, bar and academics; technology and delivery of legal services; evolution of lawyering role models; and access to justice for low and moderate means clients.

The conference included speakers, panels, workshops and hands-on technology sessions to help participants develop concrete take-aways that will have immediate impact on their work.


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