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

News Story (Pennsylvania)

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

January 22, 2018 | Kate Giammarise | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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.
Tags: Bankruptcy | Technology

Mobile game helps people act as their own lawyer so they don’t, for example, call the judge ‘dude’

News Story (New Hampshire)

Mobile game helps people act as their own lawyer so they don’t, for example, call the judge ‘dude’

January 16, 2018 | David Brooks | Concord Monitor (NH)
Private lawyers are often too expensive for such small-claims or family court cases and the number of lawyers working pro bono doesn’t begin to meet the need, creating a lot of what is known in legalese as self-represented litigants.
Tags: Pro Se/Self-Help | Technology