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Blog Posts by John Montgomery

There’s an App for That: How Technology and Smart Phone Apps are Making Divorce Less Adversarial

John Montgomery
A number of new smartphone apps aim to make the divorce process more collaborative and less adversarial. These apps encourage teamwork around parenting plans and help to keeps things civil by building stronger communication around important issues like events with children, scheduled appointments, childcare costs, and...

IAALS’ Court Compass Project Receives Honorable Mention at World Justice Forum

John Montgomery
IAALS’ Court Compass project has received an honorable mention as part of the World Justice Project’s World Justice Challenge 2019. Thirty projects have been selected as finalists to be showcased at the World Justice Forum on April 29 – May 2, and IAALS Executive Director Rebecca Love Kourlis and Senior Director...

2019 IAALS Rebuilding Justice Award Honors Hewlett Foundation and Foundations for Practice Partner Schools

Zachary Willis
John Montgomery
On Thursday, April 25, IAALS will present the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and our four Foundations for Practice partner schools with the 2019 Rebuilding Justice Annual Award at our 12th Annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner for their efforts in bringing the Foundations project to life.

New Online Tool Helps Narrow the Access-to-Justice Gap for Self-Represented Litigants

John Montgomery
Heather Buchanan
Last month the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) launched a new website service to assist SRLs navigate complex court forms. The main site,, hosts a series of “Guided Interviews” that walk SRLs through filling out various court forms using decision trees.