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Thursday, January 14 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Localizing the Best Legal Resources: Global Lessons of Collaboration and Inspiration

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Technology is global - laws are local. This session explores how to bridge the gap, examining how legal resources from one jurisdiction can be localized for another. International and national examples will illustrate how collaboration can provide your state with access to great legal resources - and save time and money. Speakers from the UK, Canada and California will highlight a range of leading legal resources, describe how collaboration can happen and provide practical guidance on localizing content. Specific examples will demonstrate how web content, publications, instructional videos, and a game have been localized, as well as translated and produced in different languages.

Speakers
avatar for Bonnie Rose Hough

Bonnie Rose Hough

Managing Attorney, Center for Families, Children & the Courts, Judicial Council of California
Bonnie Rose Hough is the Principal Managing Attorney for the Judicial Council of California’s Center for Families, Children & the Courts, where she has been employed since 1997. The focus of her work is on helping courts meet the needs of litigants who cannot afford counsel. She staffs the Shriver Civil Counsel Implementation Committee and manages the evaluation of that project. Her wonderful staff coordinates the California Courts Self-Help... Read More →
avatar for Dave Nolette

Dave Nolette

Justice Education Society of BC, Digital Projects Director
Dave Nolette is the Digital Projects Director at the Justice Education Society of British Columbia. He leads a dynamic, in-house team of staff with expertise in legal content creation, web development and video production. Dave has years of experience applying digital technologies to improve access to justice. The Digital Projects team has produced a number of Canadian legal information firsts, including: an online course for parenting after... Read More →
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Roger Smith

International Legal Aid Group, Consultant
Roger is a researcher, consultant and activist on legal aid. He is about to publish a study of developments in the digital delivery of legal services to those on low incomes (to be available on http://www.thelegaleducationfoundation.org). He co-authored Face to Face Legal Services and their Alternatives: global lessons from the digital revolution published in January 2014 (http://www.strath.ac.uk/media/faculties/hass/law/cpls... Read More →


Thursday January 14, 2016 8:30am - 9:45am
Executive Salon 3 - 3rd Flr 111 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

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