IAALS’ 16th Annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner will celebrate the 2024 Rebuilding Justice Awardee, the Oregon Alternatives to the Exam (ATE) Task Force, as well as the 2024 Alli Gerkman Legal Visionary Awardee, Eduardo Gonzalez.
On March 7, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT, IAALS and The Chicago Bar Foundation will delve into the root causes of access to justice issues for the middle class, and feature leaders who have successfully launched promising legal service delivery models.
On February 27, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT, IAALS and The Chicago Bar Foundation will examine the widespread access to justice crisis—which extends beyond low-income individuals to heavily impact the middle class and small businesses—and showcase how the newly launched Above the Line Network can bridge the gap for affordable legal services.
On February 1 at 11 a.m. MT, IAALS hosted "The Role of Allied Legal Professionals: Systems Change and How the Healthcare Industry Succeeded in Expanding Career Paths," the second of two webinars examining the shifting dynamics in legal services provision and advocating for an inclusive and consumer-focused approach to legal reforms.
On January 25, IAALS hosted "Legal Services Evolution: Comparing the Roles of Allied Legal Professionals and Federal Accredited Representatives," the first of two webinars examining the shifting dynamics in legal services provision and advocating for an inclusive and consumer-focused approach to legal reforms.
This national convening focused on current issues and challenges surrounding the development of non-exam pathways to legal licensure. IAALS brought together a diverse group of thought leaders and changemakers to collaborate and ideate on ways to create cohesion across states’ efforts, best practices in developing and implementing new pathways, and recommendations for the future of legal licensure.
We believe the regulatory innovation movement is now at a point where we can come together and share lessons learned and recommendations for launching and sustaining regulatory innovation. This convening is an opportunity to further this momentum and create an initial set of recommendations for launching and sustaining regulatory innovation.
A Combined Convening on Views of Judicial Performance Evaluation
The IAALS Lawyers Council is a national group of law firms and businesses whose members are invited to participate in IAALS’ work, to engage in our process, and to have a voice at the table of meaningful and impactful reform within the justice system.
A Convening on Attorneys’ Views of Judicial Performance Evaluation
A Convening on Commissioners’ Views of Judicial Performance Evaluation
A Convening on Judges’ Views of Judicial Performance Evaluation
Above the Line Network Strategy Workshop
Preceding the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference, a group of stakeholders met to discuss the mission and vision for a new project IAALS is launching in partnership with The Chicago Bar Foundation in the fall of 2023.
The Cable Center | 2000 Buchtel Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80210
IAALS’ 15th Annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner was held on Thursday, April 20, at the Cable Center in Denver. We celebrated the 2023 Rebuilding Justice Award and Alli Gerkman Legal Visionary Award honorees, and everyone who has joined together with IAALS to advance justice we can believe in.
As part of our Redesigning Legal Speaker Series, IAALS and its partners examined the various legal service providers beyond lawyers who help people with their legal problems, and discussed why it will take this entire ecosystem to fully tackle the access to justice crisis.
This convening provided a venue for experts and national partners to develop recommendations and best practices for states developing allied legal professional programs. IAALS will publish and disseminate the results as well as a framework for a new national model for allied legal professionals based on best practices.
As part of our Redesigning Legal Speaker Series, on October 6 IAALS and its partners explored innovation in access to courts and judges—from nonlawyer representation in the courtroom to virtual hearings to venturing outside the courthouse and into the community.
As part of our Redesigning Legal Speaker Series, on July 28, IAALS and its partners explored alternative lawyer licensing programs, how they differ from the current bar exam, what some jurisdictions are already testing, and how these alternatives might impact the profession.