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Paladin envisions a world where everyone has access to legal and other vital services. We are connecting those in need with those who have the skills to help. 

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Felicity Conrad

Co-Founder & CEO

Before founding Paladin, Felicity was a litigator in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. An alumnus of NYU Law, McGill University and Sciences Po Paris, she previously worked at the United Nations on International Criminal Court issues, and has worked in international law around the world. Felicity was named a 2017 ABA Legal Rebel and FastCase 50 legal innovation honoree.

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Kristen Sonday

Co-Founder & COO

After graduating from Princeton, Kristen joined the U.S. Department of Justice, where she worked on international criminal affairs in Mexico and Central America. After the DOJ, she joined the founding team of Grouper (Y Combinator W’12), learning how to build startups and use technology to scale networks. Kristen is a Fellow for Stanford’s Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program, and a Google for Entrepreneurs Code2040 Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Kristen is also a 2017 ABA Woman in Tech to Watch as a result of her access to justice work through Paladin.

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Matt Tucker

CTO

Matt is an engineer and technical leader who believes in the power of technology to build a more just, equitable and sustainable global society. Prior to joining Paladin, he built products for innovative organizations including Hillary for America, charity: water, Thoughtbot and cleantech startup Enernoc.

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Phoebe Duggan

Director of Programs

Phoebe is an an Australian-trained lawyer who, before Paladin, worked at Justice Connect where she helped deliver access to justice through pro bono legal services to people experiencing disadvantage, and the community organizations that support them. After relocating to New York City in 2014, Phoebe worked as Director of Program Operations for a national program for young entrepreneurs before joining Paladin in 2016.

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Adam Meisel

Creative Director

Adam is an award-winning product design and branding veteran, having worked with clients such as ESPN, Bloomberg, PwC, and Sony Music before making the jump to the startup world. Adam was a founding team member at Justworks, where he helped grow their product, brand, and culture into one of the most admired in New York City. Adam is committed to building technology that makes a truly positive impact on the lives of those most in need.

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Charlie Gunyon

Software Engineer

As an engineer, Charlie's worked on projects as varied as a NEXRAD radar data processing pipeline, a remote controlled ground penetrating radar setup to measure sediment moisture absorption rates, an FAA-certified bespoke embedded operating system to monitor jet engine performance, an application to track voting issues nationally down to the precinct level during elections, and a Facebook social engagement service. He believes in technology’s ability and responsibility to make the world a better place for those who need it most, and is committed to fulfilling its promise.

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Travis Lloyd

Software Engineer

Travis is a technologist that believes in the democratizing potential of the internet. He is most interested in projects that address the social issues facing urban populations, such as those related to equity and access to resources. Before joining Paladin, Travis worked at Amazon, where he built publishing and screenwriting tools for filmmakers, and Whole Whale, where he built analytics tools for nonprofits.