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Blog Posts by Michael Houlberg

Online Dispute Resolution and Intelligent Dispute Resolution: Two Emerging Opportunities for Families

Michael Houlberg
Online dispute resolution is emerging in courts around the country. Last month, Arizona’s Administrative Office of the Courts announced the launch of an ODR pilot program in the family courts of Pinal County, and there are also startups providing similar services through intelligent dispute resolution.

National Self-Represented Litigants Project Announces Launch of Access Revolution Blog

Michael Houlberg
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP), recently announced the launch of their rebranded blog, “The Access Revolution Blog: Dispatches from the Frontlines.” The goal of the blog is to serve as a collaborative platform, breaking down the disconnect between users of the court and legal stakeholders, and...

Listen > Learn > Lead: A Guide to Improving Court Services through User-Centered Design

Natalie Anne Knowlton
Michael Houlberg
Today, IAALS announces the release of a new resource, Listen > Learn > Lead: A Guide to Improving Court Services through User-Centered Design, on how best to solicit feedback from self-represented litigants and other court stakeholders. The tools provided in this guide come from the knowledge IAALS gained...

IAALS and the North Carolina Judicial Branch and Equal Access to Justice Commission Partner on Court Compass Project

Michael Houlberg
Jennifer M. Lechner
The IAALS Court Compass project is exploring streamlined and simplified solutions that help people through the divorce and separation process. IAALS is partnering with the North Carolina Judicial Branch and the North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission to bring a design sprint workshop to Raleigh on August 11...