Working Group on Funding for Civil Legal Aid

 

DATE

TOPIC/SPEAKERS

MATERIALS

January-February, 2016

Preparation

Readiness Checklist

CCJ/COSCA Resolution 4

Best Practices for State Legislative Funding for Civil Legal Aid

Monday, March 28, 2016

Topic: Identifying and recruiting the people you need.

Speakers: James Burke, Wyoming Chief Justice and Walter Eggers, partner at Holland & Hart in Wyoming.

Wyoming Lawyers Step Up

Montana Impact Study

North Carolina Handouts:

- domestic violence

- expungement 

- legal education

- pro bono

- veterans

- general

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Topic: strategies for success - thinking through what you need to do to obtain or increase state funding, given both the opportunities you have and the challenges you face

Speakers: Betty Balli Torress, Executive Director of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation and Randy Chapman, Executive Director of the Texas Legal Services Center

 

Press coverage of recent state funding campaign in TX

TBD

 

 

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Contact:

 

Meredith McBurney

Resource Development Consultant
ABA Resource Center for ATJ Initiatives

meredithmcburney@msn.com

 

 

Terry Brooks

Division Director
Legal Services

Terry.Brooks@americanbar.org

(312) 988-5747