Kate Richardson

Co-Executive Director of Legal Link
Kate Crowley Richardson is the Co-Executive Director of Legal Link, a nonprofit that trains and supports a new frontline of community justice workers. Kate is the former Legal Director at Swords to Plowshares. She previously worked at Namati, the leading global legal empowerment organization. Prior to law school, Kate spent three years working as an advocate for medical and mental health care for people incarcerated in California state prisons. Kate has dedicated her legal career to supporting innovative models that work to close the justice gap for communities experiencing poverty; she has launched Medical Legal Partnerships, designed and led pro bono programs, and collaborated with community stakeholders to advance local and national advocacy efforts. 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.