Tag: Access to Justice

New Online Tools for Access to Justice!

We live in a large state and MLSA leverages technology so that people can access free legal help, no matter their zip code. Here are some updates for how MLSA has improved our services and made it easier for Montanans

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MLSA to Hold Community Conversations on Access to Justice

In honor of MLSA's 50th Anniversary of providing civil legal services to Montana’s most vulnerable citizens, MLSA is holding a series of community conversations on civil legal aid and access to justice. Titled “Justice for Some? A Conversation on Securing

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Celebrate Pro Bono Week!

      With only 13 full time staff attorneys, Montana Legal Services relies on pro bono (free) attorneys to help bridge the gap in access to justice for low income Montanans. In 2014, over 300 pro bono attorneys assisted

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MLSA Shares View on Access to Justice During Forum

MLSA, along with other legal and social providers, shared information about the state of access to justice in Montana to a listening panel of legal, governmental, and policy leaders in Kalispell this week during a forum hosted by the Montana

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State Bar Passes Resolution Supporting MLSA

On September 10, 2015, the State Bar of Montana passed a resolution of support for MLSA. Specifically, the resolution urges Congress to maintain its commitment to access to justice for low-income people and to increase federal funding for civil legal

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MLSA Shares Expertise on Providing Access to Justice through Technology

Alison Paul, MLSA Executive Director, recently participated in a panel discussion in Austin, Texas, on how technological innovations can facilitate access to justice. MLSA, known nationwide as a leader in legal aid technological innovation, participated in the panel to share

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MLSA en Español

MLSA has recently constructed a new webpage dedicated to resources in Spanish. This makes connecting with Spanish speakers much easier. The webpage has a simple, obvious name: ‘En Español’. A link to the page is provided on the MLSA homepage,

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Billings Gazette Opinion: Reaching Justice – Montanans Need Access to Courts

The Billings Gazette newspaper recently published an opinon about the Montana Supreme Court Self-Help Law Center in Billings. Click here to read the article.Want more information–including location and hours–of all the Montana Supreme Court Self-Help Law Centers in the state? Click

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