Armed with high-tech assistance, legal aid attorneys aim to assist more people filing for bankruptcy

Attorneys at Pittsburgh's Neighborhood Legal Services Association, with the assistance of volunteer attorneys, have started using Upsolve, a software program that automates much of the work that used to require the time and effort of a human attorney.

News Story (Pennsylvania)

Kate Giammarise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 22, 2018

Tags: Bankruptcy, Technology

Organizations mentioned/involved: Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Pittsburgh) (NSLA)


“They certainly simplify the process greatly,” said Catherine Martin, one of the managing attorneys at Neighborhood Legal Services Association, which provides assistance to low-income people in civil legal matters.

Many people seeking to declare bankruptcy face medical debt, divorce, or have lost a job, she said.