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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%…
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…