Jul
6
2017
Safe Families Office Gets Tech Overhaul

Safe Families Office Gets Tech Overhaul

Author: Katie King   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Thanks to a grant from the AEC Trust and with support from TechBridge, starting July 24, the SFO will become completely digital. The advances in technology will better address our needs, the needs of our clients, and the needs of the court.

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Jun
5
2017
A Year of Lawyers in Schools: Here’s What We Did

A Year of Lawyers in Schools: Here’s What We Did

Author: Katie King   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

When AVLF launched the Standing with Our Neighbors program in September 2016, there were a lot of things we didn’t know, but one thing we did: families needed help. With enrollment turnover surging to 40% during the 2015-2016 school year, we knew families needed help to keep their kids in school. Here’s what we’ve accomplished so far, by the numbers.

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Jun
2
2017
Volunteer Take: Pro Bono Makes Me A Better Attorney

Volunteer Take: Pro Bono Makes Me A Better Attorney

Author: JoAnna Smith   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

I am a guardian ad litem because I love having a positive impact on families. But I take cases through AVLF because they provide the support I need to be successful in confronting challenging issues and to develop my skills. That’s why I will continue to take pro bono cases through AVLF—and I encourage others to, as well.

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