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March 14, 2024

2024 Equal Justice Conference Workshops

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Sessions are subject to change. 

Workshop Sessions A-E

176,000 Legal Consults: How 50 Attorneys in Maryland Narrow the Justice Gap Through Brief Advice

50 Tech Tips 2024

A Holistic Approach to Healing Homeless Youth

Advances in Intake: Examples from Across the Country

AI & Access to Justice

Bankruptcy Clinics:  Expanding Access through Technology

Battling Ageism: How to Recognize and Attack Ageist Stereotypes and Bias to Increase Access to Justice for Older Adults

Building Change-Ready Teams for Lasting Impact 

Capacity Best Practices: Recognizing and Working Within the Grey Areas of Client Capacity

Catalyzing Inclusion: Fostering Diversity in Volunteer Communities

Client-Centered Pro Bono

Community Lawyering to Stop Racial and Economic Inequities with Mobile Home Park Closures

Conquering Video Content to Promote Access To Justice

Court User Feedback: Who Needs It?

Cultivating a Culture of Fun! AKA Engaging Employees to Increase Staff Morale and Promote Retention

Cultivating Resiliency Through Practical Well-Being Skills

Cy Pres Awards: The Latest Developments and What You Can Do Now to Maximize Support for Legal Aid

Data on Display: A Workshop for the Beginning Data Gardener

Easy as Pie: Bite-Sized Ways to Increase Pro Bono Participation in Immigration Cases

Educating Legislators 2.0

Empowering Communities, Rebuilding Lives: LSC's Disaster Grant Program and the Vital Role of Legal Services in Disaster Response

Engaging Law Students: Nurturing Future Pro Bono Lawyers

Entrepreneurs Filling the Justice Gap: Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Nonprofit Sliding Scale Firm

Ethics Quiz Show

Everything you Need to Know About AmeriCorps Funding for Civil Legal Aid Programs

Workshop Sessions F-K

Fines and Fees Advocacy Through Direct Services

From Data to Action: Using Data to Enhance Access to Justice Across Three States

Funding Whetstone: Sharpening Your Pitch

Getting Outside the Box – Developing Justice Solutions Outside the Court System

Going Upstream: Using Generative AI to Help Consumers Understand Contracts & to Increase Provider Impact

Heirs Property: The Intersection of Poverty Law and Racial Justice

Hot Topics in Civil Legal Aid

How Federal Agencies can Promote Access to Justice: The Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable

How Medical-Legal Partnerships Can Help Address Gun Violence

Immersive Preparation, Advancing Access to Justice through Role Playing

Innovation Within Reach: Pairing Off-The-Shelf Pro Bono Technology with Custom Strategy to Empower Legal Aid

Innovations in Intake: Examples from Across the Country

Innovative Pro Bono Solutions to Tackling Homelessness

Innovative Solutions for Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide to Create Equal Access to Justice

Integrating the Media into Your Advocacy Toolkit

Workshop Sessions L-Z

Language Access and Social Media

Legal Aid in the Fast Lane: Turbocharging Your Training Reach and Impact

Meaningful Pro Bono Work Without Going Anywhere Near a Courtroom

Mentoring Matters: How Pro Bono Mentorship Drives Attorney Engagement and Improves Services

MIE Roundtable for Legal Services Executive Directors and Managers

Mission-Aligned Expansion-When to Say Yes and When to Say No

Mountainqueer: Name Changes and more in Appalachia

Neglected: Pro Bono Work on Civil Needs of Incarcerated and Formerly-Incarcerated Individuals in Women's Prisons

Neurodiversity and the Legal Profession

New Pathways for People-Centered Justice Measurement

Online Tools to Empower Domestic Survivors and Advocates

Practical Applications for AI and Tech in Your Pro Bono and Legal Aid

Prepping for a Guardianship Defense

Pro Bono Online Trainings: 10 years of Lessons Learned

Pro Bono Taste Tests, Volunteer Perspective, and Choice

Proactive Advocacy: Legal Strategies and Approaches to Disaster Resilience

Providing Legal Services to LGBTQ+ Clients 

Raising the Mountain: Setting your Fundraising Sights Higher

Re-Regulating Justice: Working to Realize Housing Stability Through Community Legal Advocacy

Responding to Non-Court Housing Displacement

Road to Restoration: A Dynamic Systems-Based Approach to Improve Mobility and Economic Opportunity

School/Legal Aid Partnerships: Community Lawyering and Pro Bono Recruiting to Meet Clients Where They Are

Seeking Higher Ground: Importance of Tribal Codes Addressing Disaster and Emergency Management

Setting the Standard(s): Best Practices for the Trauma-Informed Supervision of Attorneys Addressing Gender-Based Violence

Shaping Future ATJ Leaders through the ATJ Developing Leadership Intern Program

State/Territorial Legislative Funding Roundtable

Strategies for Achieving Pay Equity for Legal Services Attorneys and Staff

Survey Says…Self-Help Centers Expand Access: Explore National Survey Findings, Recommendations and Best Practices

Survivor Centered Holistic Legal Teams

Tech Reality Check: Understand the Promises and Harms of Technology Used in Government Services

Ten Years of the Pro Bono Innovation Fund

Tenant Right to Counsel in Detroit: A Complex Program for a Complicated City

The Forgotten Majority: Strategies to Overcome the Middle-Class Justice Gap and an Introduction to the Above the Line Network

The Four-Day Work Week Improves Wellbeing and Increases Equity: Can It Work in Legal Aid?

The Justice League: Coming Together to Address Statewide Re-Entry Needs

The Pipeline Future of Legal Aid

The Struggle for Native American Voting Rights: From 1924 to 2024

Thinking Beyond Lawyers: Using Community Volunteers to Support Pro Bono and Court Programs

Trauma Stewardship:  Protecting Yourself, Protecting Your Clients

Trauma-Informed Lawyering: Best Practices

Upcycling Your Pro Bono Program with Available Resources

Using Non-Attorney Volunteers to Support Pro Bono Programs

What’s the Right Amount of Right to Counsel?

Work Smarter, Not Harder! 

Working with Federal Government Volunteers