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Thursday, January 14 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Collaborating with your Courts on E-filing, Document Assembly and Access for Low Income People

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The field of court management technology is rapidly changing and their systems can often have significant impacts on low income people. Some issues include: How will courts deal with fee waivers when implementing e-filing? What happens when litigants don’t have credit cards for filing fees? Are self-represented litigants going to be required to e-file? Will they be prohibited from e-filing? Will e-filing systems be clear enough for self-represented litigants to use? How do we connect legal aid document assembly programs with e-filing? What is the impact on low-income people of having court records easily accessible on-line? Can we improve language access using video remote interpreting? This session will identify opportunities, challenges and potential solutions. It will discuss how to develop relationships with courts and collaborate to dramatically expand access and services for low-income people.



Speakers
avatar for Sergio Alcubilla

Sergio Alcubilla

Director of External Relations, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Sergio Alcubilla serves as the Director of External Relations for the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and focuses his work on improving access to justice and resources for Legal Aid's clients. Sergio helped implement Hawaii’s court based self-help centers, launch its self-help interactive forms project, and develop its self-help legal information videos. He serves as vice-chair of the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Committee on the Delivery of... Read More →
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 Rochelle Klempner

Rochelle Klempner

Chief Counsel, NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
Rochelle Klempner is the Chief Counsel of the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program. She primarily works on technology-based tools, self-help resources and volunteer lawyer programs for litigants who do not have an attorney. This includes the development of plain language forms, publications and videos, the NYCourtHelp.gov website, as well as, creation, implementation and promotion of NYS DIY Form document assembly programs. Ms... Read More →
avatar for Snorri Ogata

Snorri Ogata

Chief Information Officer, Los Angeles Superior Court
Snorri Ogata is the Chief Information Officer for the Los Angeles County Superior Court where he is responsible for the Court’s overall information technology efforts in support of 530 judicial officers, 4,500 employees and 40 locations. He joined the Court as the CIO in January 2014. Most recently Snorri was the CIO for the Orange County (CA) Superior Court and has over 30 years of IT experience in a variety of industries. Snorri is also on... Read More →


Thursday January 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
Executive Salon 3 - 3rd Flr 111 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

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