Kate Crowley Richardson is the Co-Executive Director of Legal Link, a nonprofit dedicated to removing legal barriers that prolong poverty by adding critically needed capacity to the legal ecosystem. Kate is the former Legal Director at Swords to Plowshares. She previously worked at Namati, the leading global legal empowerment organization. She has dedicated her legal career to supporting innovative models that work to close the access to justice gap for communities experiencing poverty. Kate received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the State Bar of California.