March 22, 2023
In January, the inaugural Legal Paraprofessional Summit brought together active and future legal paraprofessionals, as well as leaders from a number of states, to learn about the different components of each state’s ALP program and the steps Arizona took to create its program.
March 7, 2023
Design Your Law Practice: Using Design Thinking to Get Next Level Results is a one-stop resource for law firm owners to learn the basics of design thinking and prepare them to immediately apply these approaches to their own practices.
February 28, 2023
Harassment, threats, and attacks targeting judges pose dangers not just to judges' safety, but to the rule of law. Across the country, leaders are speaking out on this critical issue.
February 15, 2023
Allied legal professional programs have the potential to diversify the legal services market and create more cost-effective legal service models, and they should be created as an important part of a broader legal service ecosystem.
February 9, 2023
Judge Jeremy Fogel discusses access to justice, IAALS' key strengths, and the traits he admires in others. Trusted partners are key to IAALS' process, and we're excited to showcase their passion and expertise.
February 8, 2023
IAALS is awarding Ariadna M. Godreau-Aubert, founder and executive director of Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico, the third annual Alli Gerkman Legal Visionary Award. "Ariadna’s vision for a better justice system, and her efforts on the ground to turn this vision into reality, is an inspiration for us all," said Brittany Kauffman, IAALS CEO.
February 7, 2023
Natalie Knowlton, Zack DeMeola, and several other friends of IAALS made the ABA Journal's 2023 Class of Legal Rebels, recognizing their efforts to push the legal system and profession forward.
January 30, 2023
IAALS has promoted Michael Houlberg to director of special projects; joining IAALS are Jessica Bednarz as director of legal services and the profession along with Kirk Jones as senior director of operations.
January 26, 2023
Jim Sandman discusses access to justice, why IAALS' work is essential, and the one thing he can't live without. Trusted partners are key to IAALS' process, and we're excited to showcase their passion and expertise.
January 19, 2023
The ninth State of State Courts survey of one thousand registered voters gauged levels of public trust and confidence in our judiciary and broader institutions, with results revealing a decline across the board.
From the CEO
December 21, 2022
IAALS' work as a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to improving the civil justice system through data-driven solutions has never been more critical than it is right now. I am proud of this organization and what we have accomplished this year—and I also know we have much work to do in 2023.
December 19, 2022
The Yale Law Journal recently featured the growing debate on regulatory reform. In part two of a two-part series, we recap Ralph Baxter's arguments that reforms are necessary to meaningfully address the access to justice crisis.