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NTAP's Community Training Series w/ PBN

This year Northwest Justice Project has partnered with Pro Bono Net to continue LSNTAP’s successful Community Training Series for the national legal services community. Starting in June and continuing through the end of the year, this free webinar training series will focus on strategic issues to help legal services organizations better understand how technology can meet their mission and service delivery goals.

Times for all trainings are 2 pm ET / 1pm CT / 12 pm MT/ 11 am PT.

August 17
Using Technology to Assist People with Limited English Proficiency
In this webinar we will share how two states, New York and Illinois, are using technology to facilitate translation of materials and then share that information with LEP communities. We will also review the multiple ways in which other states are using technology to bridge language gaps and serve LEP clients and communities.


September 14
New Trends in Client Use of Technology


September 28
50 Tech Tips You Should Absolutely Know
LSNTAP’s most popular workshop is back again this year! This LSNTAP/PBN Community Training Series will once again feature quick technology tips that will change how you work (and play). Don’t miss it!


October 12
Online Intake Best Practices
Online intake is the process of taking applications for legal aid services via the web, and it is one of the fastest growing uses of technology in our community. An informal survey by LAWNY earlier this year found 26 programs experimenting with this service via the web. This LSNTAP/PBN Community Training Series webinar will review different online intake implementations as well as their policy and compliance implications.


November 2
All Things Mobile
This 60 minute training will examine the changing landscape of mobile technology and how legal aid programs can use mobile tools to expand resources available to clients and enhance services. Using examples from the field, presenters will discuss the development of mobile-optimized websites, mobile "apps" and the use of SMS/text messaging. This training will also look at trends in mobile device adoption and usage among clients and advocates.


November 16
The Why and How of Social Media Strategies (no write-up)

December 14
The Expanding Role of Statewide Websites
Ten years since they first launched, statewide legal services websites are supporting many parts of our service delivery system, while continuing to evolve and innovate themselves. What is the role for these sites as we move forward with new technology innovations such as online intake, document assembly, multimedia content? Discuss the new areas of innovation and explore the next generation of statewide websites.


All the recording of the trainings have been consolidated here.

For questions about this training schedule, please contact Allison McDermott of Pro Bono Net at or (212) 760-2554 x483, or Brian Rowe of Northwest Justice Project at or (206) 395-6094.