Our Press Releases…
Press Release – 03/05/18 NEW WEBSITE OFFERS NAME CHANGE ASSISTANCE TO TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY The new online tool will help transgender Floridians prepare name change petitions and update gender markers on vital documents. GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA March 5, 2018 –Southern...read more
FLORIDA JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY CENTER PARTNERS WITH FLORIDA HEALTH JUSTICE PROJECT TO BUILD NEW HEALTHCARE ADVOCACY WEBSITE The new website will serve to address Florida’s lack of access to quality healthcare for vulnerable populations. TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA February 09,...read more
Press Release – 01/05/18 FLORIDA JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY CENTER PARTNERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS ADVOCATE, MICHELLE KENNEY, TO BUILD ONLINE GUARDIAN ADVOCACY TOOL New tool will help families protect disabled children as they enter the guardianship system in adulthood....read more
Press Release – 12/31/17 LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTH FLORIDA AND FLORIDA JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY CENTER PARTNER ON STATEWIDE E-LEARNING PLATFORM Creation of an interactive, online training program will enhance and expand training for legal aid attorneys and advocates....read more
Press Release - 10/31/17 BAY AREA LEGAL SERVICES, FLORIDA JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY CENTER WORKING TOGETHER ON NATIONAL GRANT Enhancements to legal information websites will expand access to legal services for low-income Americans across the country. TAMPA, FLORIDA October...read more
The Florida Justice Technology Center (FJTC) has expanded its board as it takes on a variety of projects to support Florida advocates, pro bono attorneys and low-income clients. The center was formed two years ago with funding from The Florida Bar Foundation to...read more
Florida User Testing Results
In May of this year, we set out to learn more about the people that use the FloridaLawHelp.org website. Our Legal Content Manager, Jessica Rae, visited five counties across Florida, in coordination with local legal and social service providers.
The goal of the tests was twofold: 1) determine which content delivery method was preferred by those who might potentially use Florida Law Help; and 2) determine which content delivery method was most effective at explaining a concept, regardless of the user’s personal preference.
These reports are the result of those tests.
FJTC in the News…
In the battle for net neutrality, the A2J community is notably quiet
October 22, 2018
by Jason Tashea
The battle over net neutrality is opening new fronts. Just a few weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Justice sued California to stop its new net neutrality law from going into effect… READ MORE FROM ABA JOURNAL
Website leads transgender Floridians through process of changing names and gender markers
March 13, 2018
A new website leads transgender individuals in Florida through the process of filing court documents to legally change their names and updating government-issued documents to reflect their new names and gender markers… READ MORE FROM ABA JOURNAL
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