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This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
Thursday, November 1 • 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Incubating Innovation in the Aloha and Midnight Sun States: Updates on the Justice Portal Initiative

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LSC, Microsoft, Pro Bono Net and the Pew Charitable Trusts are partnering with Alaska and Hawaii to develop new “justice portals" to help all people with civil legal needs more easily access assistance. This workshop will highlight recent developments in this initiative, now dubbed Legal Navigator, as the pilots approach their launch in 2019. Presenters will discuss how the pilots have been guided by Microsoft's Inclusive Design methodology, intersections with Justice for All initiatives, and what the partners are learning from the project’s cutting edge collaboration and technology approach.

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Lester Bird

Principal Associate, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Lester Bird is a principal associate for the Civil Legal System Modernization team at the Pew Charitable Trusts. He provides technical assistance in the United States to state courts and legal organizations interested in adopting online dispute resolution and legal information portals... Read More →
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Nalani Fujimori Kaina

Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Nalani Fujimori Kaina is the executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i, a statewide LSC program. In 2017, Hawai‘i was selected as one of two pilot states for LSC’s Legal Navigator Project. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Ms. Kaina began her career as an attorney on... Read More →
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Liz Keith

Program Director, Pro Bono Net
Liz is Program Director with Pro Bono Net, a national nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to justice through legal empowerment, volunteer mobilization and transformative collaborations. Liz joined Pro Bono Net in 2004, working first as a LawHelp Circuit Rider supporting web-based... Read More →
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Nikole Nelson

Executive Director, SCLAID Special Advisor, Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Nikole Nelson is the executive director of Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC), Alaska’s only statewide provider of free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans. Nikole oversees ALSC’s 12 offices and six Medical-Legal Partnerships and a staff of more than 60 scattered... Read More →
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Glenn Rawdon

Senior Program Counsel, Legal Services Corporation
Glenn Rawdon is program counsel for technology with the Legal Services Corporation. He is responsible for helping legal services programs with their technology efforts and with the administration of the Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) program. Since the program started in 2000... Read More →


Thursday November 1, 2018 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Plaza Ballroom II

Attendees (19)