Jeremy Bioletti is creating free legal representation
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I have been practising as a criminal lawyer for thirty years. The financial barrier prevents the people who most need it from getting top quality representation which is what I can offer. I am not really talking about the professional criminals. They can afford to hire a lawyer. I am talking really about the homeless, the working poor, the unemployed, the sick, the mentally ill. Of course they can qualify for legal aid but that in itself is a barrier because the government controls who gets to represent them and frankly that representation is not always the best. What I would like to be able to do is walk into a crowded court and immediately say to someone do you need a top lawyer. Often at that level their cases are not that complicated for a person of my experience. If they say yes then I say right I am acting for you and I represent them and sort out their predicament. No questions asked. Problem solved. This would make a truly enormous difference to their lives and I would not be constrained by whether they have money or not or all the redtape of signing them up to a paying brief. Because that redtape alone constrains the number of people you can act for because of course it all requires administration which is expensive. So I am just seeking the freedom to create free legal representation for those who need it. I am pretty good at sussing out those most at need. So I am seeking patrons to fund me to do this. I cannot offer anything at this stage while I get this project underway other than perhaps being in on a groundbreaking cause. But if it gets going firstly I would like to think that I can feedback to sponsors the difference. Just so it is clear to everyone as a patron you are donating to fund the legal representation of others who are unable to afford it. 
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I will kick off my first case with someone who needs it
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I have been practising as a criminal lawyer for thirty years. The financial barrier prevents the people who most need it from getting top quality representation which is what I can offer. I am not really talking about the professional criminals. They can afford to hire a lawyer. I am talking really about the homeless, the working poor, the unemployed, the sick, the mentally ill. Of course they can qualify for legal aid but that in itself is a barrier because the government controls who gets to represent them and frankly that representation is not always the best. What I would like to be able to do is walk into a crowded court and immediately say to someone do you need a top lawyer. Often at that level their cases are not that complicated for a person of my experience. If they say yes then I say right I am acting for you and I represent them and sort out their predicament. No questions asked. Problem solved. This would make a truly enormous difference to their lives and I would not be constrained by whether they have money or not or all the redtape of signing them up to a paying brief. Because that redtape alone constrains the number of people you can act for because of course it all requires administration which is expensive. So I am just seeking the freedom to create free legal representation for those who need it. I am pretty good at sussing out those most at need. So I am seeking patrons to fund me to do this. I cannot offer anything at this stage while I get this project underway other than perhaps being in on a groundbreaking cause. But if it gets going firstly I would like to think that I can feedback to sponsors the difference. Just so it is clear to everyone as a patron you are donating to fund the legal representation of others who are unable to afford it. 

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