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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. – legal information & self-help for IL residents
      2. – Opportunities & training for volunteer attorneys
      3. - Training & practice support for legal aid
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
   How to use technology to involve more pro bono
How is technology being used now in Illinois
 to help deliver pro bono legal services?
Homepage (not logged in)
Pro Bono Attorney of the Month
Volunteer Search
Volunteer Search Results
Volunteer Opportunity
Legal Resources Rollover Menu
Legal Resources Practice Area Page
Archived Webcast Training
Automated Documents
RSS Feeds
RSS Feed on the PILI website
Homepages for Special User Groups
Homepages for Special User Groups

Corporate Counsel         

Senior Attorneys          


Law Students              

Government Attorneys
Other Current Uses of Technology in IL:

   Volunteer Intranets

   Email Blasts

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

   Integrated Case Management System
   Online Case Matching
   System to Match Volunteers with
   Video conferencing

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