Talk Justice: Episode Sixty-One

Talk Justice Episode 61 "Will AI be accessible?"

Will AI be accessible?

Two legal tech experts join Talk Justice’s Molly McDonough to discuss how emerging tools with generative AI could fit into the future of legal services—and who they’ll be accessible to—on the latest episode of LSC’s Talk Justice podcast.


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Jane Ribadeneyra

Jane Ribadeneyra joined the Legal Services Corporation in 2009 as a program analyst for technology. She oversees Technology Initiative Grant projects to develop and replicate technologies that improve client access to high-quality legal information and pro se assistance throughout the United States and its territories. She is a frequent presenter at national conferences on the use of technology in access to justice, former chair of the Self-Represented Litigation Network’s Forms and Technology working group and has worked in the civil legal aid space for over 20 years.




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Angela Tripp

Angela Tripp is the director of the Michigan Legal Help (MLH) Program, which is responsible for the statewide website for self-represented litigants ( and twenty-one affiliated Self-Help Centers around the state. In 2020, MLH saw nearly 3.5 million visits, and nearly 153,000 people used its resources to complete legal forms. Ms. Tripp has led the development and growth of MLH from its inception in 2011.

Prior to that, she was a staff and managing attorney in the Lansing office of Legal Services of South Central Michigan. Ms. Tripp is also the co-managing attorney of the Michigan Poverty Law Program, the state support program in Michigan, and co-director of Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services, which manages five statewide programs (including MLH and MPLP).

Ms. Tripp holds a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston and a B.A. from the University of Cincinnati.


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Molly McDonough

Molly McDonough is the senior creative services manager at a large law firm. She previously worked as an independent media consultant for lawyers, legal organizations and legal tech companies. Before that, Molly was editor/publisher of the ABA Journal, where she oversaw the publication’s editorial and business operations. Molly spent much of her career in daily news and legal journalism, including stints at American Lawyer Media and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. She is active in the Society of Professional Journalists, serving as the Chicago Headline Club Foundation president.