Bridging the Justice Gap
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Who We Are

Ellen (Ellie) Krug, Executive Director

Ellie KrugA graduate of Boston College Law School, Ellie Krug is the first Executive Director of Call for Justice, LLC.

Ellie practiced law as a trial attorney in Boston, and then Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she founded and oversaw a litigation firm. She is a veteran of more than one hundred trials and thousands of depositions. She has argued cases before the Supreme Courts of Massachusetts and Iowa, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Above all else, Ellie Krug is an innovator. “We need to think differently and outside the box in order to close the Justice Gap,” she has stated.

Before beginning with Call for Justice in December, 2011, Ellie had extensive experience as a Board member and officer of various non-profits in both social services and the Arts. She is also a writer and a lecturer. // 612-333-4000

Kristin Giant, Program Manager

Kristin graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law after moving to Minneapolis from Charleston, SC where she earned a BA in music theory from the College of Charleston.

Kristin has spent the last four years working in real estate and land use law, with a focus on housing and telecommunications.

In addition to her passion for social justice, Kristin is also a lifelong supporter of the arts, serving as a Board Member and volunteer for various non-profits in the Minneapolis community including Red Eye Theater and Free Arts Minnesota. // 612-333-4000