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Kate Richardson

Kate Richardson

Swords to Plowshares
Legal Director
San Francisco, CA, USA


Kate Richardson is the Legal Director at Swords to Plowshares, a community-based non-profit that provides legal aid, housing, and social services to homeless and low-income veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area. As Legal Director, Kate oversees the legal services unit and pro bono program, which provide free legal assistance to veterans seeking VA benefits and military discharge reviews. Her experience in disability rights work includes direct services, policy advocacy, and community lawyering approaches. Prior to joining Swords to Plowshares, she worked on access to justice issues at an international legal empowerment organization. She holds a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the State Bar of California.
Kate Richardson is associated with the following items:
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2018 (Free), Wednesday, November 14, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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