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Wednesday, January 10 • 10:30am - 11:45am
DisasterLegalAid.Org 2.0

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The Legal Services Corporation supports grantees in creating technology solutions to assist low-income communities prepare for and respond to disasters. The panel will discuss why legal services are needed in disaster response and recovery and highlight new technologies that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of these models. Technologies include mobile applications, animated volunteer attorney training videos, disaster law websites, and geographical information system mapping specifically related to flooding in low-income communities.

Speakers
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Saundra J. Brown

Director of Disaster Legal Services, Lone Star Legal Aid
Saundra Brown is the Directing Attorney of Disaster Legal Services at Lone Star Legal Aid. She received a BA from Kent State University in Ohio and a JD from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has been with Lone Star Legal Aid since 1994 and responded to disasters... Read More →
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Martin Costello

Program Counsel, Disaster Grants Administration, Legal Services Corporation
Martin Costello serves as Program Counsel at Legal Services Corporation(LSC). As part of the disaster grants team, he focuses on working with LSC-funded programson disaster preparedness and recovery. Martin comes from Rebuilding Together where he served as the National Service Senior... Read More →
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Mr. John C. Eidleman

Senior Program Counsel, Legal Services Corporation
John is the point person at LSC on Disaster Response and Recovery. He has served in this capacity for the past 12 years.
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Liz Keith

Program Director, Pro Bono Net
Liz has played a key role in Pro Bono Net’s program strategy for more than a decade. She joined Pro Bono Net as a LawHelp Circuit Rider, working with legal aid programs in 25 states to build online resources to increase access to legal help for low income communities. As Program... Read More →


Wednesday January 10, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am
Muses - 8th Floor

Attendees (17)