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									Using Technology to Deliver Pro
      Bono Legal Services

      Lisa Colpoys, Executive Director
          Illinois Legal Aid Online
About Illinois Legal Aid Online
Background Information


 Statewide legal services technology center, formed in 2001 by a
  collaboration of Illinois legal services programs, funders, law
  schools, and the private bar.

 Mission: To increase access to justice for lower-income and
    vulnerable Illinois residents through the innovative use of
    technology to assist and educate the public and to train and support
    legal aid providers and pro bono attorneys.

 Developed and manage statewide legal services websites:
      1.    IllinoisLegalAid.org – legal information & self-help for IL residents
      2.    IllinoisProBono.org – Opportunities & training for volunteer attorneys
      3.    IllinoisLegalAdvocate.org - Training & practice support for legal aid
            advocates
Challenges and questions re: the use of
 technology in pro bono:

   Getting lawyers to use technology
   Getting legal aid programs to use technology
   How to use technology to meet important client
    needs
   How to use technology to involve more pro bono
    attorneys
How is technology being used now in Illinois
 to help deliver pro bono legal services?
IllinoisProBono.org
Homepage (not logged in)
Pro Bono Attorney of the Month
IllinoisProBono.org
Volunteer Search
IllinoisProBono.org
Volunteer Search Results
IllinoisProBono.org
Volunteer Opportunity
IllinoisProBono.org
Legal Resources Rollover Menu
IllinoisProBono.org
Legal Resources Practice Area Page
IllinoisProBono.org
Archived Webcast Training
Automated Documents
IllinoisProBono.org
News
IllinoisProBono.org
RSS Feeds
RSS Feed on the PILI website
IllinoisProBono.org
Calendar
IllinoisProBono.org
Homepages for Special User Groups
IllinoisProBono.org
Homepages for Special User Groups




Corporate Counsel                   http://corporatecounsel.illinoisprobono.org

Senior Attorneys                    http://seniorattorneys.illinoisprobono.org

Paralegals                          http://paralegals.illinoisprobono.org

Law Students                        http://lawstudents.illinoisprobono.org

Government Attorneys http://governmentattorneys.illinoisprobono.org
Other Current Uses of Technology in IL:

   Volunteer Intranets

   Email Blasts

   Bar Association websites
New Innovative Models
LSNM’s Internet Representation Project
Live Help
LowBono.org
The Next Frontier ?

   Integrated Case Management System
   Online Case Matching
   System to Match Volunteers with
    Mentors/Co-counsel
   Video conferencing

								
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