Court and Legal Services Technology Summit, January 25, 2016 – San Francisco

Improving Access to Justice with Technology

Join us for an engaging day of presentations and interactive discussions on using technology to improve access to justice in our judicial branch. Judges, court and legal services attorneys and staff, IT professionals, and anyone interested in the intersection of technology and justice are encouraged to attend. This event is co-sponsored by the Judicial Council of California and the Legal Aid Association of California.

First Annual Technology Summit
January 25, 2016 San Francisco, CA


Join the Judicial Council and the Legal Aid Association of California 

for a conference dedicated to discussing

the use of technology for advancing access to justice

Register Here

or at:

WHEN: January 25, 2016
WHERE: Judicial Council

455 Golden Gate Ave

San Francisco, CA 94102

Registration is $25 and includes lunch



Agenda at a Glance


9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Hon. Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California
9:45 – 11:00 a.m. Morning Plenary: Rapid Fire – What is the current landscape of technology in legal services? 

  • Intake & Case Management
  • Online Self-Help, DIY Court Forms, Document Assembly & E-filing
  • Remote Services
  • Use of SMS Technology
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 – 12:15 p.m. Breakout Session One 

  • Court Breakout
  • Legal Aid Breakout
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Networking
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Breakout Session Two

  • Technology’s Impact on ADA & Other Accommodations & Language Access
  • Staff Training & Handling Daily Technology Challenges
  • You have a great idea – now what?
  • Technology as a Facilitator of Collaborative Projects
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Small Group Discussion
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Closing Plenary: Ask the Experts and Next Steps
4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks


*2 hours of general MCLE credit will be available, depending on session selection and attendance.



*There will be an optional FREE post-conference day held in the same location on Tuesday, January 26th with the following options available:

  • Continuation of Previous Days Discussions
  • Discussion and Collaboration regarding case management and data collection
  • Statewide Senior Legal Services Provider Meeting focusing on tech issues.

If you are interested in attending any post-conference day sessions, please email Lorin Kline



Stay connected

Are you responsible for technology upkeep or decision-making at your legal aid organization? Would you like a way to communication with others regarding best practices, referrals, emerging issues, and more?


Join LAAC’s Legal Aid Technology Google Group. 

Click here, and then click “Apply for Membership”