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%…
We are beyond thrilled to share that Mitch Oram has joined Paladin as its first Enterprise Account Executive! Mitch has a breadth of experience across industries and notably helped grow early-stage Teem through its acquisition to WeWork a few years ago. As Paladin grows, we’re excited to couple Mitch’s expertise in solving problems for clients with his dedication to helping those in need. We asked Mitch a few questions to learn more about how his past…
The Paladin team recently joined the ABA/NLADA’s Equal Justice Conference to hear the latest about how organizations are managing legal aid in the time of COVID-19. Here are a few takeaways from a powerful event: Transformation was the theme of “Innovative Pro Bono Program — The Elusive Unicorn or an Attainable Goal?” Jeff Harvey, CEO of Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, with Gretchen Slusser and Beth Johnson of consulting firm thredpartners, gave us a close-up look at…
Close Deals. Increase Access to 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…
Curious about how COVID-19 and new racial justice initiatives are affecting pro bono? Here are 5 data-backed pro bono trends from H1 2020 In light of COVID-19 and George Floyd’s death, an unprecedented number of law firms have made commitments to ramping up pro bono, general community service work, and racial equity initiatives to help close the gap for those in need. We took a look at Q1 and Q2 2020 data in Paladin to…
Today, we’re excited to announce a partnership with ChIPs, a nonprofit organization that advances and connects women in technology, law and policy. Through the nationwide disaster relief pro bono portal developed jointly with the ABA Young Lawyers Division’s Disaster Legal Services Program (DLS) and Paladin, the partnership will help ChIPs’ 3,500 members across the public and private sector connect with pro bono work in their communities. “Given how engaged ChIPs members are with current events…
In the wake of the tragic and wrongful death of George Floyd, and the countless innocent lives taken before him, the Paladin team stands in solidarity to change the deep history of injustice toward Black communities in America. We are committed to working as an ally to achieve equal access to justice, especially for the people of color, immigrants, and other communities that have been systematically excluded. As an immediate step in the aftermath of…
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been in awe of the medical professionals, first responders, cleaning crews, grocery workers, delivery men and women, public servants, and others who are on the front lines of COVID-19. Unfortunately, in addition to a health crisis, we’re now beginning to see the pandemic’s drastic legal ramifications to those in need. Individuals are having to navigate unlawful evictions, loss of wages and benefits, delays in court proceedings, and domestic violence…