Innovating Access to Justice
Human Centered, Collaborative, Transformative Services
The mission of the Lab is to engage in transformative innovation that improves the delivery of legal services, expands access to justice and addresses inequity in the delivery of legal services in rural areas.
A dedicated hub for identifying and implementing new solutions for bridging the justice gap.
The Lab will bring together clients, community partners, law schools, staff, and justice tech experts to pursue projects that integrate technology and design best practices into legal service delivery that improves access to justice.
Meet the Team
Scheree Gilchrist, Chief Innovation Officer
Samantha Pittman, Program Manager, Engagement, Development, and Grants
Lidya Vincent, Innovation Fellow
Jeff Kelly, Advisory Board Chair
Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Jeff Ward, Advisory Board Member
Sonja Ebron, Advisory Board Member
PhD electrical engineer and former college professor
Diane Littlejohn, Advisory Board Member
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Pegeen Turner, Advisory Board Member
Legal Cloud Technology
Caitlin Moon, Advisory Board Member
Vanderbilt Law School
Maya Markovich, Advisory Board Member
Justice Technology Association
Camille Stell, Advisory Board Member
Lawyers Mutual Consulting & Services
Natalie Knowlton, Advisory Board Member
Founder of Access to Justice Ventures
Warren Savage, Advisory Board Member
Joseph Garner, Advisory Board Member
American Bar Association
Matt Miller, Advisory Board Member
Partner with us
At our Innovation Lab, we believe in the power of collaboration to drive meaningful change and progress. Companies and individuals alike have the opportunity to partner with us to harness the latest technologies and creative thinking to tackle complex challenges and explore new possibilities.
Whether you’re a startup looking to scale, a corporation seeking innovative solutions, or an individual with a passion for innovation, we invite you to sign up using the form below.
Legal Aid of NC is expanding its MLK program to include an opportunity for an intern to work alongside Legal Aid of NC’s Chief Innovation Officer in LANC’s Innovation Lab (LIL). The law student intern will work work with our Chief Innovation officer and program staff to identify and design new solutions and best practices that improves our delivery of legal services.
Our unique service model combines innovations with local, accessible offices that are staffed with passionate and talented attorneys, paralegals and support staff who are experts in their practice area.
This approach ensures that every vulnerable North Carolinian has access to the best advocacy possible. But we cannot do this alone!
To learn more and get involved email us at LANCInnovates@legalaidnc.org.
Headlines & Happenings
LawNext: How One Legal Aid Program Is Creating A Culture Of Innovation To Enhance Access to Justice
Talking About the Innovation Lab on Talk Justice
Innovation Lab at Legal Aid of North Carolina Aims to Revolutionize Access to Justice
Legal Aid of North Carolina's Chief Innovation Officer, Scheree Gilchrist, Named Recipient of Triangle Business Journal's 2024 Women in Business Awards
Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) is proud to announce that its Chief Innovation Officer…