The Justice for All action items are carried out by the following Implementation Team:
This team will focus on implementing structural recommendations that come out of our National Center for State Courts funded equity work as well as other items that impact Commission structure and function.
2. Communications and Resource Development
This team supports ATJ communication initiatives including developing Bar Bulletin and NM Lawyer content and was instrumental in working with PR-firm Carroll Strategies to create a number of public service announcements about legal help for low-income New Mexicans. This team will also begin to focus on initiatives that address coordination of funding for civil legal services.
3. Broad-Self Help
This team focuses on creating community legal resources, including a one-stop-shop legal information website and working toward a single-point of entry to legal help for people with civil legal needs
4. Community Integration
This team has conducted a series of listening sessions about legal needs around the State and continues to develop relationships with legal and non-legal community providers across New Mexico including health care providers, faith-based organizations, social service agencies, schools, and the business community. This team develops informational webinars, which are available here. This team will also explore how to best implement recommendations made by our community engagement consultant as a result of the listening sessions and community-building recommendations made by our equity consultant.
5. Rules and Forms
This team focuses on rule and form change recommendations needed to make courts and court processes accessible to SRLs.
6. Expansion of Full Representation
This team will address ways to provide cost-effective assistance to people of modest means through promoting limited scope representation and researching other innovative practices.
7. Pro Bono
This team will develops and supports initiatives to increase pro bono representation for low and middle-income people in collaboration with the Second Judicial’s Pro Bono Committee and NMLA.