Legal Aid

Article: Faster, Cheaper & As Satisfying: An Evaluation of Alaska’s Early Resolution Triage Program (Marz 2016)

The Alaska Court System, in partnership with the Alaska Pro Bono Program, created the Early Resolution Program (ERP) to address many issues with which courts across the country are grappling: how to efficiently and effectively manage divorce and c
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Resource: Florida Law Assistance at Reduced Expense (FLARE 2018)

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid's (JALA) Florida Law Assistance at Reduced Expense (FLARE) program provides moderate income families with legal help at a reduced expense.
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News: Leveraging Emergency Response Network Coordination to Meet SRLs In Need: Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i Launches Text-to-Legal Services Pilot at COVID-19 Food Distribution Sites Across County (Legal Aid Society of Hawai'i 2020)

As COVID-19 increases the need for civil legal help, the Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i took an innovative approach to meet SRLs where many are in these challenging times: food distribution sites.

Resource: Interactive story map shows hurricane impacts and Florida’s vulnerable populations (SRLN & Florida Bar Foundation 2018)

The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) helped The Florida Bar Foundation create a new data resource that reveals the impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida and the vulnerable populations who could potentially need civil legal aid in the recov

Report: Securing Stability: Legal Aid's Lasting Impact (The Center for Community Solutions 2019)

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and Community Legal Aid teamed up to hire The Center for Community Solutions (CCS)
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Webinar: Website Content Tips (Bay Area Legal Services 2018)

This 2018 Webinar, supported by a Technology Initiative Grant from the Legal Services Corporation to Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., will focus on creating effective legal self-help content using plain language, SEO, and social media strategies.
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Conference: American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence Custody Litigation Institute (Orlando 2018)

The 2018 ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence Custody Litigation Institute will occur in Orlando, Florida and will focus on preparing new and seasoned attorneys to more effectively and holistically represent survivors of domestic and s

Report: White House LAIR: Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs First Annual Report (DOJ 2016)

White House LAIR released its first annual report entitled Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs (opens as PDF), which is also available at

Report: White House LAIR: Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop Report (DOJ 2016)

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Resource: Resource Guide on Serving Self-Represented Litigants Remotely (SRLN 2016)

The Resource Guide provides options for courts and other entities interested in providing services to self-represented litigants using means that are not face-to-face, instead of, or in addition to, in-person alternatives