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    Abhijeet Chavan
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    Abhijeet Chavan is co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Planetizen and the executive producer of Planetizen Courses. He is also the chief technology officer of Urban Insight, Inc., the technology consulting firm that operates Planetizen. Abhijeet Chavan has over 20 years of technology consulting experience working with government, higher education, legal services, and non-profit clients. Abhijeet is the founder of OpenAdvocate and the creator of DLAW web platform, WriteClearly plain-language authoring tool and ReadClearly legal web glossaries. Abhijeet previously coordinated geographic information (GIS), software development, and data projects for the Imaging Systems Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also served as the information technology coordinator for the East St. Louis Action Research Project, a cross-disciplinary initiative of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign working with residents and community groups in severely distressed urban areas.Abhijeet received his Master of Architecture (M. Arch) and Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A) degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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    Anna Roberts
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    Anne Price
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    Anne Price is President of Insight Center, a national research and economic justice organization working to ensure that all people become and remain economically secure. Anne has spent over 20 years working in the public sector on issues including child welfare, hunger, welfare reform, workforce development, community development, and higher education. Since 2011, Anne has led the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap initiative at the Insight Center, elevating the voices and opinions of experts of color in national economic debates and policy making. Her tireless work has brought the issue of the racial wealth gap into mainstream consciousness and vernacular with an explosion of media coverage of the data and research quantifying racial differences in wealth accumulation.

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    Andrew Perlman
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    I have written about how law schools and the profession can accelerate changes that improve how legal services are delivered and accessed.  I am especially interested in regulatory issues concerning the delivery of legal services and information.

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    April Faith-Slaker
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    Researcher and access to justice enthusiast, working at the Access to Justice Lab located at Harvard Law School.

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    Alicia Atkinson
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    Bonnie Allen
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    Bonnie Allen became executive director of Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights in December 2015. Prior to joining Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Bonnie was the principal of Choose-Change, a consulting practice focused on strategic planning, fundraising, and leadership development. Her clients included the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Legal Council for Health Justice, the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty, and the Florida Bar Foundation. Previously, Bonnie served as development director at the Mississippi Center for Justice, executive director of the Center for Law and Renewal at the Fetzer Institute, co-director of the Project for the Future of Equal Justice at the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, and director of the ABA Center for Pro Bono. A graduate of Rhodes College and the University of Florida College of Law, Bonnie started her legal career as an appellate court law clerk in Florida and practiced civil litigation in Tampa. Bonnie left private practice in 1993 to follow her passion – formed out of her experiences growing up in the segregated South - to pursue a career in social justice law. Bonnie taught ethics and professional responsibility at the University of Maryland School of Law, and has published numerous journal articles on the topics of community lawyering, leadership, and ethics. Bonnie also holds a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and she serves on the board of the Center for Courage and Renewal.

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    Bernadette Stanek
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    Briana Stone
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    I am a former civil rights litigator now working on public policy in Texas, mostly related to access to justice and language access in courts. That said, I am interested in all the important work that all of you are doing and look forward to connecting with other scholars and advocates here.

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    Charles Richard Dyer
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    I am an independent scholar heavily involved in access to justice issues. My primary research focus is matching recent work in cognitive science, linguistics, and neuroscience with the need for self-represented litigants and legal clients in general to be able to comprehend the law, both substantively and procedurally. I work with several working groups within the Self-Represented Litigation Network. I also take on consulting assignments and project management assignments with court systems, access to justice commissions, etc., especially when my particular blends of talents and knowledge can be useful to their projects. I have a law degree, a Masters in Library and Information Science, and a B.A. in philosophy, all from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.A. in philosophy from Northwestern University. I am a member of the Texas Bar, but do not practice or take on legal clients. I was a law professor for 12 years and a law school library director for 10 years. Then I became Director of Libraries at the San Diego County Law Library (4th largest public law library in the USA) for 18 years, during which I honed my interest in aiding self-represented litigants learn about the law. I retired from that work in 2005 and have been studying and researching in the scientific fields mentioned above ever since, as well as increasing my consulting work. I have published several academic journal articles and a variety of less formal work, both before and after 2005. For more information, you may wish to visit my website at www.charlesrdyer.com. (Caution: I update it irregularly, and it can be a few years out of date. If you need specific current details on me, please email me at charlesrdyer360@gmail.com.) My recent scholarship has utilized the work I did as Program Manager for the Washington State Access to Justice Board's Pro Se Project, wherein I and 70 volunteers (judges, lawyers, court clerks, domestic violence officials, etc.) , plus other hired professionals (plain language translators), translated all Washington State family law court forms into plain language, combined with my personal research in cognitive linguistics to try to give a more scientifically grounded basis for understanding how plain language translations work. With regard to the Topics of Interest section, I am actually interested in all the topics, from the standpoint of enabling better information flow to clients and self-represented litigants. The topics listed are those fields in which I have recently worked.

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    Dorothy Larson
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    Kathryn Lee
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    Emma Zavala Suarez
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    Emma Zavala Suarez is a lawyer and currently completing her medical degree at the University of Washington Medical School. Her areas of interests include farm worker health and safety, and farmworker public health, childhood development and well-being.

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