About CrowdJustice

Over $4 million
Supreme Court cases

We make the law accessible to everyone.

Our team

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

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.

Kip Wainscott

Kip Wainscott, Legal Partnerships

Kip 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.

Jo Sidhu

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.

Jameel Gordon

Jameel Gordon, Business Development

Jameel has led sales and business development efforts at companies such as Main Street Hub. He is inspired to now focus his talents toward providing equal access to justice.

Ilya Karger

Ilya Karger, Business Development

Ilya has led business development and strategy for inside sales groups in private equity and litigation finance firms. He believes CrowdJustice will revolutionize the way people access the legal system.

Gavin Clark

Gavin Clark, Head of 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 – not just the powerful few.

Dave Pinke

Dave Pinke, Head of Product

Dave has worked within companies such as Bloomberg, ABC News, Conde Nast and MTV. He is an adjunct professor at NYU and is fascinated by the intersection of law and tech.

Colin Whitlow

Colin Whitlow, Head of Content

Colin previously worked in strategy at Google and led business development at Start Media. He believes storytelling is one of the most powerful tools available to right injustices.

Victor Haffreingue

Victor Haffreingue, Engineering

Before joining CrowdJustice Victor contributed to numerous websites, including Danone and Schneider Electric. Stuck in Vim since 2011, Victor oscillates between keyboards and strings, sometimes to code, sometimes to play, always to create.

James Padolsey

James Padolsey, Engineering

James previously worked at Twitter and Stripe. He volunteers as a mentor at Bethnal Green Ventures and a teacher at CodeClub and in his spare time enjoys stand-up-paddleboarding and photography.

Elliot Fry

Elliot Fry, Product & 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.

Emily Rose Prats

Emily Rose Prats, Head of Community

Emily Rose is a Kentucky native who's spent years marketing for startups throughout Brooklyn and NYC. She's an avid feminist and believes in the power of education.

Ryan Goetz

Ryan Goetz, Customer Support Lead

Ryan nurtured vibrant alumni communities for his alma mater, Stanford. He supports the CrowdJustice vision of empowering ordinary citizens to support each other and create social impact.

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Our advisors

Ron Klain
Rob Klain
Ron Klain’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 O’Melveny & Myers LLP.
Karen Lash
Karen Lash
Karen Lash, a national access to justice leader, is Practitioner-in-Residence at the American University Justice Programs Office. She recently served as Executive Director of the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable and Deputy Director of the DOJ's Office for Access to Justice.
Christian Busch
Christian Busch
Christian Busch is an experienced digital executive and angel investor with core expertise in strategy, marketing and business/ corporate development. He’s passionate about helping companies grow their business, whether it’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.

Trusted by lawyers & non-profits

"We were absolutely thrilled when we heard about CrowdJustice. The financial support and the visibility that the platform brought to our case made a difference. The access to justice community in the U.S. has a powerful new ally."

Mary Bauer
Executive Director
Legal Aid Justice Center

“CrowdJustice was the biggest fundraising campaign we’ve ever had – over 1,000 donors and $50,000 raised. It was a major success for us, and among the first examples in the United States of how CrowdJustice can help non-profits power impactful action in the courts.”

Brian Cannon
Executive Director

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