Paladin, PBC

Together we can close the justice gap. Millions of people and nonprofits need pro bono legal help, and there are 1.3 million lawyers in America who can lend a hand. We believe that by making it easier for lawyers to connect with pro bono that they’re passionate about, we can increase the impact of pro bono and make the world a more just place.

Remote About Paladin In the U.S. alone, 86% of legal needs go unmet. Globally 5.1 billion people lack access to justice. Especially in light of COVID-19 and recent racial justice related issues, legal assistance for those in need has never been more crucial. At Paladin, we are building a global network of attorneys and legal aid organizations to deliver pro bono services to low-income individuals at scale. Our team of builders, design thinkers, problem-solvers, and coders…
Data You Should Know About Your Pro Bono Program — Part 1. What you should be reporting on, and how Paladin can help! During such tumultuous times, access to real-time, data-driven insight into what’s happening across a pro bono program is essential in tailoring a program for maximum impact. As we wrap Part 1 of a reporting dashboard design sprint, a few key themes have emerged around employee engagement that we hope will be useful to consider, below. Part 2,…
We’re sometimes asked by other startup founders, potential funders, and our firm, corporate, and legal aid partners why Paladin chose to incorporate as a Public Benefit Corporation, and what that means for the justice ecosystem. We hope this post sheds light on how we at Paladin think about being a social enterprise and contributes to a conversation on how we can work together, leveraging diverse models and offerings, to more effectively bridge the access to…
Closing the Justice Gap in Wisconsin: State Bar Launches New Pro Bono Portal to Connect Lawyers with their Communities More low-income Wisconsinites facing civil legal challenges are expected to receive free legal help from pro bono attorneys with the development of Wisconsin’s first statewide Pro Bono Opportunity Portal, thanks to a partnership between the State Bar of Wisconsin and Paladin, a justice technology company. The portal, which launched today at probonowi.org, comes as civil…
In a time when folks are asking themselves how they can help, legal service organizations are providing the answer in a clear and consistent form that is not only easy to carry out, but inherently reformative of our system. Paladin is honored to amplify and elevate the experiences of our legal service organization partners and their work that makes our world more equitable. We turn our first spotlight to Legal Aid Chicago and its Director of…
Impacts of COVID-19 are expected to increase need for free legal services. Paladin platform aims to enhance Zurich attorneys’ ability to help communities. Zurich North America, one of the largest providers of insurance products and services to businesses and individuals, announced today that it is collaborating with Paladin, a justice tech company, to connect Zurich’s attorneys with pro bono service opportunities in a time of increasing need. Approximately 97% of respondents to a recent…
Here at Paladin, we’re big fans of the Lean product philosophy. While each new feature that we build goes through a thorough design process, the goal is always to release something as quickly as possible. This focus on iterative development keeps us responsive to our users and allows us to test new ideas before we double down on them. This is especially important on our small team: we’re full of ideas that we want…
Remote Write Code. Fight for Justice. In the U.S. alone, 86% of civil legal needs go unmet. Especially in light of COVID-19 and recent racial justice related issues, legal assistance for those in need has never been more crucial. At Paladin, we envision a future where a global network of attorneys and legal organizations work together to deliver pro bono services to low-income individuals. We are building a team of self-starters, design thinkers, and visionary coders to…
We are beyond excited to share that Sigourney Norman has joined the Paladin team as its first Community Manager! Sigourney brings a wealth of experience to the team, ranging from the legal departments of Salesforce and TIDAL, various practice areas at a law firm, and most recently facilitating partnerships at a public service organization. We asked Sigourney a few questions to learn more about how her background has shaped her perspective on legal tech and…
Q3 2020 Paladin Pro Bono Trends This year, the way we work with others has been upended, but the need for pro bono assistance has rarely been greater. After taking a look at how COVID-19 shifted legal pro bono work across the country in H1 2020, we wanted to understand how things have landed within the ‘new normal.’ Here are the top takeaways from Q3 2020 Paladin pro bono engagement data: Education matters increased 175%…