Legaler Aid Aims To Tackle The Justice Gap Through Crowdfunding And Blockchain

Way back in 2018, I reported here on the plan by Australia-based company Legaler to create a blockchain-based legal charity to allow social justice legal cases to be supported through crowdfunding and matched with lawyers willing to handle them.
Today that project, Legaler Aid, is officially launching, promising to connect litigants in social justice cases with the lawyers and funding they need “to navigate an overpriced legal system.”
Formed as a charitable organization in both the U.S. and Australia, Legaler Aid enables anyone to easily donate to legal cases they wish to support. Donated funds will go directly to case expenses, including legal fees, expert witness fees, and the like.
The service will use a blockchain ledger to ensure transparency around how donated funds are used. Those who donate funds to a case will be able to follow on the ledger exactly where and when funds are disbursed.
“We want every stakeholder to have


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This Video Conferencing App Is Purpose-Built for Lawyers, and It’s Free

For most of us as we’ve hunkered down in recent weeks, Zoom has become our default application for video conferencing. But while Zoom is fine for generic business meetings and virtual cocktail parties, it is not designed for the specific needs — or specific security concerns — of legal professionals.
For lawyers, there is a better choice for video conferencing, and especially for one-on-one video conferencing with clients. Even better, its full-featured paid plan is free through the end of the year for firms of 10 lawyers or fewer. For others, there is a lower-tier plan that is always free.
Legaler is an Australia-based company launched in 2015 whose secure online video chat platform was specifically designed for legal professionals. It allows lawyers to schedule, host, record and archive secure video meetings with multiple participants and screen sharing.
It also integrates with the practice management platform Clio and with Office 365 and Google


Original URL: https://www.lawsitesblog.com/2020/04/this-video-conferencing-app-is-purpose-built-for-lawyers-and-its-free.html

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