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Tuesday, November 5
 

8:00am

8:30am

6:00pm

7:00pm

 
Wednesday, November 6
 

8:30am

2:00pm

4:00pm

5:30pm

7:00pm

 
Thursday, November 7
 

7:30am

8:30am

10:00am

10:30am

12:00pm

2:15pm

What’s the Value? Addressing Diversity and Implicit Bias in Your Legal Aid Organization Joliet ABTanya Douglas • Lillian Moy • Dina Shafey Scott Ask, Refine, Learn, and Connect: A Guide to Legal Assistance Portals Across the US Marquette BLester Bird • Nalani Fujimori Kaina • Susan Choe • Angela Tripp Current State of Language Rights: A Federal Update Marquette AJoann Lee • Beatriz Romero-Escobar • Denise Sudell • Paul Uyehara Educating Legislators about Legal Aid 2.0 Mackinac Ballroom WestJim Sandman • Carol Bergman • Colleen Cotter • Nikole Nelson • Betty Balli Torres Examining Eviction: Resources, Best Practices, and Strategic Interventions LaSalle ASarah Abdelhadi • Ranya Ahmed • Mark Fessler • Nan Heald • Gary F. Smith Farmworker Section Meeting/Workshop Brule BDaniela Dwyer • Bristow Hardin • Don Saunders The Opioid Epidemic: Legal Aid’s Role in a Comprehensive Community Response Cadillac BSally Friedman • Brandon George • Stefanie Davis The Right to Counsel in Adult Guardianship Cases: Ensuring the Least Restrictive Alternative LaSalle BNatalie M. Chin • Nick Parker • John Pollock • Shira Wakschlag The Importance of Self-Advocacy: Partnering with an Advocate Cabot BallroomSuzanne Small Census 2020: Strategies to Promote Census Participation Cadillac ASusan E. Reed • Shagufta Ahmed • Christy Williams Civil Public Defenders: Bridging the Criminal-Civil Divide to Achieve Transformative Change on Behalf of Communities Nicolet BRuna Rajagopal Top Ten Best Policies for State and Local Fines and Fees Regimes Mackinac Ballroom EastChris Albin-Lackey • David Udell • Lisa Foster Getting Business to Work with You Brule AChelsey Gibson • Maha Jweied • Aileen Moffatt

2:30pm

3:45pm

4:15pm

Untangling Racial Inequity with a Systems Thinking Model Marquette BKimberly Jones Merchant • Rasheedah Phillips Are You Ready for the Next Disaster: A Roundtable Discussion LaSalle BAndrew VanSingel Data Resources to Identify and Address Community Needs Mackinac Ballroom WestRobert Barge • Bristow Hardin • Jordon Layton Defending Immigrant Communities: Building an Interdisciplinary Immigration Practice Brule AShelly Agarwala • Rex Chen • Tobi Erner, LCSW • Stephanie Taylor Innovative Collaboration to Further Community Self-Determination Nicolet BMatt Currie • Amaha Sellassie • Aisha Sleiman Recharge Your Pro Bono Cadillac BAnn McGowan Porath • Kimberly Sanchez • Cheryl Zalenski The Jury Is In: Data Can Show the Life-Changing Impact of Legal Aid Joliet ABEmily Campbell • Colleen Cotter • Steven McGarrity TIG Showcase 2019: The Best of Legal Aid Tech Projects LaSalle ADavid Bonebrake • Alison Paul • Ilenia Sanchez-Bryson • Angela Tripp Unequal Treatment: The Fight for Safe Rental Housing in Detroit Richard BMarie DeFer • Nicole Huddleston • Linda Jordan • Joe McGuire Using Social Workers to Reduce Client Barriers and Achieve Better Outcomes Marquette ADani Lachina • Jessica Newsome • Jenelle Pedroza LSC and the Client Voice Cabot BallroomJulie Reiskin • Jim Sandman Reentry for the Mental Health Population: Achieving Security and Stability Brule BLars Brown • Ms. Katie Alft Advancing Your Work with Federal Funding: Serving Crime Victims, Facilitating Reentry, and Serving Veterans Mackinac Ballroom EastAnn L. Routt • Casey Chiappetta • Michael Figgins • Karen Lash

4:30pm

6:00pm

7:00pm

8:30pm

 
Friday, November 8
 

7:30am

8:30am

Organizational Alignment for Community Lawyering Marquette AKimberly Jones Merchant • Rasheedah Phillips Changing the Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules in More Than a Few Ways, Now Marquette BNicole Bradick • John Pollock • Nikole Nelson • David Udell • Katherine Alteneder Emerging Leadership: Developing Skills to Lead Brule BColleen Cotter • Nalani Fujimori Kaina • Alison Paul Evaluating Outcomes of Systemic Work: Building Program Capacity for Producing More Powerful Results Joliet ABCathy Carr • Alex Gulotta • Ken Smith Language Justice in Legal Services LaSalle AJoann Lee • Ana Paula Noguez Mercado • Alena Uliasz MIE Roundtable for Legal Aid Executive Directors and Managers Cadillac BPatricia Pap Online Courts: Closing the Justice Gap in the Lone Star State Nicolet AJames Esh • Amie Lewis • Charles "Chuck" Ruckel • Ben White Serving Vulnerable Populations throughout the Disaster Cycle: A Focus on the 2019 Midwest Flooding Richard AChrista Figgins • Stephanie Hudson • Shirley Peng • Martin Costello State Funding Roundtable Richard BJennifer Bentley • Shubi Deoras • Don Saunders The Efficient Legal Aid Office: An Introduction to Business Process Analysis LaSalle BMichelle Erickson • Jonathan Tabor The Jeffrey Epstein Case: A Study in the Evolution of Victim Rights Law Cadillac AAndrea Rufo • Rebecca Donaldson • Amanda Rabe • Rachel Sattler Enhancing the Client Voice: Best Practices for Client Board Members Mackinac Ballroom WestJoyce McGee • Dina Shafey Scott • James Scruggs Changing Expungement Laws, Changing Outcomes Nicolet BJamie Gullen • Janet Ginzberg • Joshua Hoe • Shannon Lucas Sign the FAIR Pledge: Don’t Let Fear or Over-Lawyering Stop You! Brule ALillian Moy • Rhodia Thomas • Jo-Ann Wallace Changing the Narrative about the Criminal Punishment System & Race Mackinac Ballroom EastAndrea Nieves • Asia Johnson • Rabiah Burks • Vaidya Gullapalli • Marie Ndiaye Legal Representation for Parents and Children: Preventing Entry into the Foster Care System Duluth ABCasey Chiappetta • Michael Figgins • Bob Gillett • Allison Green • Karen Lash

10:00am

10:30am

New Supervisor? Skills for Success!!! Joliet ABRachel Saunders • Shary Sanchez All Rise for Civil Justice: Using Stories to Advance Reform Cadillac BMartha Bergmark Board Self-Evaluations Marquette ARaymond Macchia • Jessica Keith Cost Allocation: A Closer Look Mackinac Ballroom EastMr. Stuart Axenfeld • April Jung Effectively Integrating Law Students into Your Pro Bono Initiatives LaSalle AMs. Marissa LaVette • Alyson Robbins • Amy Sankaran • Claud B. Nelson III Growing the Practice of Crime Victim and Trafficking Legal Services and Rights Enforcement Richard BAlex Kornya • Lauren N Camp • Merideth Hogan • Alicia Johnson • Allie Yang-Green Updating the ABA Civil Legal Aid Standards for 2020 Brule BTheodore Howard • Nikole Nelson The Impact of Implicit Bias on Client Experience and Outcomes Mackinac Ballroom WestKimberly Jones Merchant Holistic Legal Responses to the Youth Homelessness Crisis Brule AJamie Gullen • Kee Tobar • Mitchelle Woodson The Computer Did It: Automation, Evaluation, and the Creation of National Justice Index Standards for Algorithmic Applications Marquette BAlex Gulotta • Michele Gilman • Angela Tripp • David Udell Trauma-Informed Lawyering LaSalle BHeather Freinkel • Amy Goldman • Sarah Reisman • Mary A. Gilg How to Bring Race & Community into the Courtroom Duluth ABManohar Raju The Right to Counsel Is a Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel Nicolet AChad Catalino • Manda Mitteer Learning Together: Using Evaluation and Data-Driven Decision-Making to Create Positive Organizational Change Nicolet BJoshua Crabtree • Kelly Shaw-Sutherland • Holly Stevens

12:05pm

2:30pm

Effective Succession Planning: Preparation for Continuity and Change Marquette BColleen Cotter • Lillian Johnson • Yvonne Mariajimenez • Lee Pliscou Is Competency the Floor or the Ceiling? Moving Beyond Cultural Competence Toward Cultural Humility: LGBTQI2S Best Practices Joliet ABElisa Gomez • Lauren Lofton 2019 Reauthorization of VAWA: What’s At Stake for Native American and Alaska Native LaSalle BKirsten Matoy Carlson • Jocelyn Fabry • Rebecca Henry • Nikole Nelson Cross-System Collaboration: Powerful Partnering! Marquette AMonica Walker • Diane Welborn • Gary Weston Legal Threats to State Bars: Potential Impact on IOLTA, Access to Justice Initiatives, and Funding for Civil Legal Aid Richard AJanet Welch • Maria Thomas-Jones • Betty Balli Torres • Don Saunders • Chris Buerger Pro Bono on Flex-Time: How to Use Volunteer Lawyers Short on Time to Maximize Agency Capacity Cadillac BTali K. Albukerk • Jennifer Valentine Re-Regulating Access to Justice: Views on How Regulation Reform Can Unlock More Access to Those in Need Brule AKatherine Alteneder • Natalie Knowlton Statewide Approach to Eviction Prevention LaSalle AKahlim Barclay • Heidi Behnke • Elliott Gillooly • Susan Reif The Immigration Crisis: What You Can Do to Join the Fight Richard BChristine Dutko • Susan Watson The Players in the School-to-Prison Pipeline Structure: Untangling the Complex Web of Inequities Mackinac Ballroom WestKimberly Jones Merchant A New Strategy: Using Consumer Laws to Protect Criminal Defendants from Debt Collection Abuses Brule BAlex Kornya • Leslie Bailey • Toby Marshall Legal Ethics in the Delivery of Legal Services: Technology, Conflicts, Confidentiality, & Fairness Mackinac Ballroom EastBob Gillett • Kenneth Mogill The Impartial Jury: Is It a Real Thing? Duluth ABBrendon Woods The Research Quotient Nicolet AMichael Mrozinski • Marea Beeman Leading for Fundraising Success: What Every Executive Director Should Know about Private Fundraising Nicolet BKathleen McGarvey • Silvia Argueta • Alyson Robbins

4:00pm

4:15pm

Developing Leaders of Color for the Next Generation Marquette BGina Polley • Quisquella Addison • Runa Rajagopal • Miguel Willis • Anthony Young 100% Access: How Providing a Rich Continuum of Services Can Lead to Justice For All Brule AMaura Kelly • Nalani Fujimori Kaina • Angela Tripp • Bridget Gernander • Amanda Kool Coming Soon…LSC’s New and Improved Accounting Manual, Now Called “Financial Management Accountability Guide” Mackinac Ballroom EastMr. Stuart Axenfeld • Corrine Campbell • Mark Watts Getting Beyond the Numbers: Building Strategic Work to Achieve Systems Change Richard BKathleen Creamer • Maria Thomas-Jones • Cathy Carr It Takes a Village: Serving Students and Families with Lawyers in the Schools LaSalle BMeaghan McDermott, Esq. • Amy Petkovsek Lead Hazards in Housing: Advocacy to Address a Moral Outrage LaSalle ALyke Thompson • Eli Savit • Aimee Surma • Todd Pierce-Ryan Medical Legal Partnerships: Moving Forward Joliet ABAlyson Robbins • Leah Rappaport • Sarah Munro • Christina Ochoa Optimizing Language Translation in the Age of Machine Learning: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Marquette AJoann Lee • Lillian Moy • IV Ashton Centering the Voices of Directly Affected People Mackinac Ballroom WestRonald Simpson-Bey • Doug Smith Calling All Advocates: What To Do about Court-Ordered Debt Nicolet BAlex Kornya • Mary Pattillo • Larry D. Williams, Jr. • Brandy Robinson Appearance Advocacy: Using Technology to Engage Clients, Secure Better Dispositions, and Support Bail Reform Richard ASeann Riley • Ellen McDonnell Reentry in Rural Areas: How to Advance Holistic Defense Nicolet AChad Catalino • Manda Mitteer Revising the ABA Ten Principles Duluth ABBrendon Woods • Malia Brink The A-B-Cs of Fundraising for Board Members Cadillac ACharmaine S. Torma

6:00pm

6:30pm

7:00pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, November 9
 

7:30am

8:30am

10:00am

10:30am

12:00pm

1:00pm