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The 2019 Innovations in Technology Conference will be held at the JW Marriott New Orleans, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. All attendees must register using the conference registration website
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Thursday, January 10 • 8:45am - 10:00am
Older Adults & Technology: The Changing Landscape of Access to Justice for Seniors

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More than seven million seniors are living in poverty, and over half of senior households experience at least one legal problem in a year. Civil legal aid advocates will need to maximize efficiency to best achieve justice for this underserved and hard to reach population. In this session, attendees will learn about the growing use of technology among older adults and advocates and how technology can improve legal services delivery to older adults. This session will feature: the Elder Justice Navigator Program, which utilizes a partnership with the New York court system to enable elder abuse victims to obtain temporary family offense petitions remotely; Law Help Interactive Forms that will be designed to address elder abuse and financial exploitation;  and the Legal Risk Detector App, which is a web-based tool created for non-legal services providers to screen elderly clients for legal issues, generate a risk report and direct referral, currently deployed in several states. Panelists will share information about new technology, provide a demonstration, and offer tips for adopting these tools in the legal aid setting.

Speakers
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Sarah R Galvan

Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging/National Center on Law & Elder Rights
Sarah Galvan is a staff attorney at Justice in Aging, and works with the National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER). Under a contract with the Administration on Community Living, NCLER provides training, case consultation and technical assistance to the legal and aging network... Read More →
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Claudia Johnson

LawHelp Interactive Program Manager, Pro Bono Net
Claudia is a thought leader in access to justice technology for 15 years. At Bay Area Legal Aid in Oakland she designed the Legal Advice Line. Claudia has been an innovator for 21 years for example, starting the lawyer of the day project in eviction court in San Francisco and the... Read More →
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David Travis

Chief Clerk, Chautauqua County Family Court
David E. Travis is the Chief Clerk of Chautauqua County Family Court, having been appointed in February 2018. He previously was the Deputy Chief Clerk of Chautauqua County Family Court from May 2004 to February 2018, and the Deputy County Clerk for Chautauqua County from May of 1995... Read More →
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Molly M K White

Staff Attorney, Center for Elder Law & Justice
Molly is a staff attorney with the Center for Elder Law & Justice in Buffalo, NY, with the primary goal of refining and promoting the use of the Legal Risk Detector App throughout the U.S. Molly is also working with Erie County Surrogate’s Court to establish and implement a Help... Read More →


Thursday January 10, 2019 8:45am - 10:00am
Conde/Frontenac 3rd Floor

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