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The Legal Services Corporation’s 2020 Innovations in Technology Conference is being held January 15-17 at the Portland Hilton Downtown, 921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR, 97204 . All attendees must register using the conference registration website.
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Jeanne Ortiz-Ortiz

Pro Bono & Strategic Initiatives Manager & ABA YLD Disaster Legal Services Member
Pro Bono Net
New York NY
Jeanne is the Pro Bono & Strategic Initiatives Manager at Pro Bono Net (PBN), a national nonprofit that combines technology and collaboration strategies to support access to justice initiatives. She coordinates, develops, and grows state and national digital projects that strengthen the work of legal advocates and pro bono attorneys helping communities with their legal problems. For almost two years, she was Pro Bono Net’s Disaster Response Legal Fellow and organized initiatives to support disaster survivors and attorneys working on disaster legal aid. Before joining PBN, Jeanne provided free legal representation and employment discrimination litigation on behalf of low-income LGBT individuals in Puerto Rico and worked as a legal fellow with the Central Alabama Fair Housing Center. She also founded an award-winning Ms. JD chapter in her law school and facilitated workshops on reproductive and constitutional rights to communities in Puerto Rico.

Jeanne is a volunteer for the American Bar Association Disaster Legal Services Program, where she helps coordinate immediate and free temporary legal help to disaster survivors across the country. She is an appointed member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Disaster Preparedness and Response and an affiliate of the New York City Bar Association Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee. Jeanne is bilingual and admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.