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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.
Friday, November 2 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
The 850,000 Left Out: Where to Send Them

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We know from the 2017 Justice Gap Report that more than half of the estimated 1.7 million problems that were presented to LSC-funded legal aid organizations last year received limited or no legal help. This session will provide updates on resources that are currently available to many of those who are screened out, whether for income, conflicts, limited resources, or citizenship status, with particular focus on internet-based options.

Speakers
avatar for Tali K. Albukerk

Tali K. Albukerk

ABA Free Legal Answers National Administrator, American Bar Association
Tali Albukerk works for the ABA Center for Pro Bono as the national administrator of ABA Free Legal Answers, an online legal clinic through which income-eligible clients can post civil legal services questions to be answered by pro bono attorneys from their state. Tali previously... Read More →
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Hannah Allison

Pro Bono Programs, Administrator, State Bar of Texas
Hannah Allison is the Pro Bono Programs administrator for the State Bar of Texas and manages Texas's Free Legal Answers-Texas Legal Answers. She has been at the State Bar for just over nine years, working within the Legal Access Division and the Texas Access to Justice Commission... Read More →
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Jessie Campbell

Pro Bono & Outreach Director, Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Jessie Campbell is the Pro Bono & Outreach director for Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVL). HVL strives to “make it easy” for attorneys to provide pro bono assistance while meeting the civil legal services needs for our clients, for whom HVL may be their last hope for assistance... Read More →
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Chanita Chantaplin-McLelland

Managing Attorney, Texas Legal Services Center / TexasLawHelp
Chanita Chantaplin-McLelland is the managing attorney for the Self-Represented Litigants Program at the Texas Legal Services Center, in Austin, and was previously a staff attorney with Disability Rights Texas in Houston. Along with her team, she oversees TexasLawHelp. In addition... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
Plaza Ballroom II

Attendees (16)