The Resource at the NLADA Centennial Conference In Washington, DC!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth in the Exhibitor area at the NLADA Centennial Conference, December 8-11, 2011 in Washington DC. Ken Smith and Kelly Thayer of The Resource were pleased to listen and learn about people's work and discuss how we are applying economic impact analysis, evaluation, legal needs studies, benchmarking, statistical analysis and other powerful tools to improve and to market civil justice programs throughout North America.

The Resource’s Ken Smith and Kelly Thayer Led the Following Workshops

Friday, December 9 - 8:30-10:00 AM: The Economic Impacts of Legal Aid: Getting Out The Message That Everyone Wins When Justice Is Served. Presenting with Ken Smith were : Lewis Creekmore, Deputy Director of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (NY), and Christopher O’Malley, Executive Director of the IOLA Fund of New York.

  • PowerPoint slides used in Ken Smith's presentation.
  • PowerPoint slides used in Christopher O’Malley’s presentation
  • New Article on economic impact analysis by the presenters for this session
  • One-page fact sheet by Lewis Creekmore outlining the economic case for an eviction prevention program
  • More resources on economic impacts of civil justice programs
Friday, December 9 - 10:30 AM-12:00 Noon: Leveraging the Results of a Legal Needs Assessment: Updated Priorities. New Initiatives. More Resources in Tight Times. Presenting with Kelly Thayer were: Joan Howard, Chief Counsel, Civil Law Group of Legal Aid and Defender Association (Detroit, Michigan); and Clay Nestler, Litigation Director, Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services.

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