Our Team

We are lawyers, engineers, academics, and judges. We believe that nobody should be too broke to get back on their feet.

Jonathan Petts

Jonathan Petts

Executive Director
Rohan Pavuluri

Rohan Pavuluri

Chief Executive Officer
Kristin Turner

Kristin Turner


Mary Gao

Mary Gao

Mary Gao

Naomi De Ocampo

Mark Hansen

Mark Hansen

Developer / Designer

Board of Directors

Jan Baker

Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Owen Byrd

General Counsel, Lex Machina

IV Ashton

Founder and CEO, Legal Server

Advisory Board

Hon. Allan Gropper

Bankruptcy Judge (2000-2014)

Hon. Robert Gerber

Bankruptcy Judge (2000-2016)

Hon. Judith Fitzgerald

Bankruptcy Judge (1987-2013)

Professor Nick Sinai

U.S. Deputy CTO (2013-2014)

Professor Jim Greiner

Harvard Law School

Professor Dalie Jimenez

University of Connecticut Law School

Prof. Lois Lupica

University of Maine Law School

Warren Agin

Chapter 7 Trustee

Sheila Marcelo

CEO and Founder, Care.com

Bruce Weiner

Partner, Rosenberg, Musso & Weiner

Ron Peterson

President, National Association
of Bankruptcy Trustees

Edward J. Walters

CEO of Fastcase

Upsolve is a 501(c)(3) legal aid nonprofit that started in 2016. Our mission is to help low-income Americans in financial distress get a fresh start through Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. We do this by combining the power of technology with pro bono attorneys. Spun out of Harvard Law School, our team includes lawyers, engineers, and judges. We have mission-driven funders that include the U.S. government, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and private charities.

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