About CrowdJustice (The leading crowdfunding platform for legal action)
CrowdJustice, Crowd Justice CrowdJustice (The leading crowdfunding platform for legal action) CrowdJustice was founded to increase access to the legal system. Our team of lawyers, campaigners and technologists is inspired by the stories people share on our platform and strives to provide a space in which everyone can engage with important legal issues. Julia Salasky, CEO/Founder A former litigator, Julia has worked as a lawyer at Linklaters, a legal aid clinic and the United Nations. She was named "a future shaper" by Marie Claire magazine, one of Debretts most influential people in law, and an industry leader in litigation finance by Law.com. Jo Sidhu, Legal Partnerships Jo joined CrowdJustice from the international law firm, Ashurst. She received her law degree from Oxford University. Jo believes the legal community should work to increase access to the courts and engagement with the law itself. Elliot Fry, Marketing Prior to joining CrowdJustice, Elliot worked in high-growth startups in London and San Francisco. He talks way too much about politics and how technological change is impacting our lives. Gavin Clark, Engineering Gavin was Head of Engineering at RolePoint and held engineering roles at Blackwell Learning and Specialmoves. He's passionate about advancing the benefits of technology to all â€“ not just the powerful few. Maeve Storey, Operations and Support Maeve read history at Trinity College Dublin, and has a masters in journalism from the Dublin Institute of Technology. She's worked in senior community and operations roles at different tech companies and well before she joined CrowdJustice was a major ambassador of (and backer to) cases on the platform. Matthew Bethell, Campaigns Matthew has worked in the US and UK campaigning for political candidates, elected officials and non-profits. He recently ran communications for a renewable energy startup, after serving as an advisor to David Lammy MP. Matthew studied at Cambridge and Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. Madeleine Oldham, Community Outreach Madeleine is a recent graduate of King's College London. After spending the last few years working to widen participation in higher education, she has become an ardent proponent of ensuring the justice system is more inclusive. Chris Green, Engineering Chris studied Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, graduating to join the defense industry, realised what he'd done, then left to join CrowdJustice. Having worked with almost every level of the stack, from researching embedded firmware to building auth systems, he's not sure how he ended up a python developer, but he's happy about it. Build your career while making a difference! Our advisors Rob Klain Ron Klainâ€™s legal career has included service as Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chief of Staff to the Attorney General, and Associate Counsel to the President. He was General Counsel for the Gore Recount Committee in 2000, and a senior aide to President Obama. He currently is General Counsel to Revolution LLC, and was previously a partner and National Practice Group Chair at Oâ€™Melveny & Myers LLP. Christian Busch Christian Busch is an experienced digital executive and angel investor with core expertise in strategy, marketing and business/ corporate development. Heâ€™s passionate about helping companies grow their business, whether itâ€™s hands-on or by connecting them to the right people. Christian is the CEO of the German Accelerator in New York City. Recently, Christian served as SVP, Head of Marketing at Indiegogo. Kip Wainscott Kip Wainscott is a lawyer who has held roles in the Obama Administration at the White House and Department of Justice and practiced law at two global law firms. He's a spirited advocate for technology's capacity to fight cynicism and strengthen democracy. As featured in New York Time BBC Washington Post Forbes TechCrunch Financial Times The Guardian BuzzFeed The Atlantic Trusted by lawyers & non-profits When we represented a campaign group in their intervention to the Supreme Court, they used CrowdJustice to raise funds but also to raise awareness about the issue of joint enterprise. It was a powerful way for their supporters to feel they had a voice. Simon Natas Partner ITN Solicitors Whatâ€™s been great for our clients who have used CrowdJustice is the ability it gives them to feel empowered, not only to access justice, but also to create real change in their lives or the lives of people in their community. Polly Glynn Partner Deighton Pierce Glynn /////////// The Justice Platform Ltd is registered as a company in England and Wales, company number 9534141 //////////////////// How it works Whether youâ€™re taking legal action to create change for yourself, a family member, your community or even your entire country, CrowdJustice is here to support you. Our tools make fundraising for your case or legal project simple: Tell your story 1 Tell your story Build your CrowdJustice page, tell your story and show what youâ€™re hoping to achieve with the funds. Our simple platform makes this easy! Tell your story 2 Spread the word Share your page far and wide, mobilising your network to support your cause. We give you access to loads of tips and tricks to help support your efforts. Tell your story 3 Raise money Start collecting pledges and watch the total go up on your page! We send the funds directly to your lawyer once youâ€™ve hit your target. Itâ€™s that simple. Set up a CrowdJustice campaign in minutes Laptop and Device Screenshots of CrowdJustice website We know taking legal action can be stressful. Thatâ€™s why weâ€™ve made using CrowdJustice as easy as possible. You can set up a page within just five minutes and launch a campaign within 24 hours. CrowdJustice campaigns look great and are optimised to collect as many pledges as possible. Millions of pounds have been raised to support legal cases and projects so far! Why use CrowdJustice? Fast Setup Building a CrowdJustice page is easy. You can get set up in as little as 5 minutes, and launch within 24 hours. That means youâ€™ll have more time to promote your campaign! Support Our experienced support team are on hand to answer any questions you might have about the process and help you get your CrowdJustice campaign launched. Tools Our free toolkit is packed with helpful tips and tricks and our platform gives you access to best-in-class analytics that help support your promotion efforts. Security We partner with one of the worldâ€™s largest payment processors to ensure your backers details are fully secure. Weâ€™ve safely processed hundreds of thousands of pledges! Optimised Campaigns Our site is fully optimised for collecting as many pledges as possible, whether thatâ€™s on a desktop computer, mobile phone, tablet or any other device. Built For Legal Weâ€™ve worked with hundreds of firms and transfer all funds directly to your lawyer. If youâ€™re a lawyer, find out more by downloading our guide for lawyers.
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