Russell Alexander's practice focuses on family law. He enjoys litigation and helping clients solve their problems. When he is not practicing law, Russ enjoys spending his time with his family skiing, snowboarding, playing hockey on the backyard rink, golfing and boating.
Micah Ascano is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has studied quality and efficiency at Villanova University and South Dakota State University. He holds Bachelor Degrees in both Industrial Management and Manufacturing Engineering Technology. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire School of Law with a J.D. and LL.M in Intellectual Property.
Drawing on his personal and professional experience, Joe Bahgat advises clients in matters relating to intellectual property licensing and contract negotiation, drafting, and litigation; trademark and copyright protection; and Internet and privacy law.
In his current private practice, the Oklahoma Legal Group, Adam R. Banner specializes in all areas of criminal defense. He has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma by the National Trial Lawyers organization, he is Lead Counsel Rated in Criminal Defense, and he has a “Superb” rating from Avvo.com. Adam is also an accomplished appellate attorney, having drafted various high-profile Oklahoma appeals. He regularly contributes to multiple online publications and legal blogs.
Daryl Bernstein is CEO of RightSignature, the easy, fast way to get documents signed. This digital signature software is part of the ABA Member Advantage program and integrates with Clio.
Chad Burton is the founder of Burton Law LLC, a virtual law firm based in Ohio and North Carolina. His practice focuses on business law and litigation. Chad also writes, presents and consults with lawyers on practice management and technology issues. He also tries to post to this personal blog as well.
Heather Bussing is a California attorney who practices employment and business law, teaches legal writing and internet law, and likes taking photographs. You can read more of her work at HR Examiner.
Colin Cameron is the President of Profits for Partners, Management Consulting Inc. He advises law and professional service firms in the following key areas related to profitability: profitability improvement, strategic planning, firm governance, partner compensation, financial management and operations management.
Known for her daring antics and outgoing personality, Ruth Carter is a licensed Arizona
attorney. She owns Carter Law Firm in Phoenix where she focuses on intellectual property, social media law, business formation and contracts, and flash mob law. Ruth was selected as an American Bar Association Legal Rebel for her work in flash mob law in 2012. She released her first book this year, "The Legal Side of Blogging: How Not to get Sued, Fired, Arrested, or Killed." When she’s not busy being a lawyer, Ruth is a co-founder of Improv AZ and volunteers with Ignite Phoenix. She was recently selected to speak on copyright in digital media at SXSW in 2013.
Jared D. Correia, Esq., is Law Practice Management Advisor at LOMAP.
Doug Edmunds has served as Assistant Dean for IT at the UNC School of Law since 2007, following a long tenure at UNC's School of Education. In 2011, Doug led Carolina Law's clinical program bravely into the cloud with a major implementation of Clio. He is a three-time IT award winner at the university, widely respected by his peers and recognized for his excellent leadership. Doug enjoys working collaboratively with people on developing solutions to their IT-related needs. He prides himself on being a strong communicator and skilled facilitator for large, complex team-based initiatives, as technology projects so often are. His primary areas of interest include technology as a pedagogical tool; web and mobile application development; virtual infrastructure; and cloud computing.
Carolyn Elefant, creator of MyShingle.com, is the founder and principal attorney with the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant (LOCE) in Washington D.C. that focuses on energy regulatory matters with heavy emphasis on FERC practice and policy, emerging renewables, appeals and select federal litigation matters.
Julie Fleming, founder of Lex Innova Consulting, practiced patent litigation for more than a decade in firms of 2 to 2100 lawyers. Having seen firsthand the havoc that ensues without sufficient attention to bringing in new business, Julie left practice in 2005 to help an international clientele discover how to engage in productive business development activity and still feel good when they look in the mirror. The author of The Reluctant Rainmaker: A Guide for Lawyers Who Hate Selling, Julie currently serves as Vice Chair of the ABA Section of Science and Technology Law and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. In her spare time, Julie is working on a book about how women got the vote in Wyoming Territory in 1869.
Jordan Furlong is a partner with Edge International, a senior consultant with Stem Legal Web Enterprises, and an award-winning blogger at Law21: Dispatches From a Legal Profession on the Brink. He is the author of Evolutionary Road: A Strategic Guide to Your Law Firm’s Future and co-author (with Steve Matthews) of Content Marketing and Publishing Strategies for Law Firms. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.
Sam Glover is the founder of the law practice blog, Lawyerist, and a VP of Estate Map, a cloud-based estate planning tool for lawyers and clients. Also, he loves coffee.
Monica Goyal is a Toronto Based Entrepreneur, Lawyer and Innovator who began her career as an Engineer with a Masters in Engineering from Stanford. She is the founder of Aluvion, a legal solutions company that offers technology driven, lawyer guided answers to individual and businesses legal needs. Monica was recently named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech in the Journal of the American Bar Association.
David Gulbransen is an attorney in the Chicagoland area, focusing on business law and intellectual property law, with additional practice areas in entertainment and arts law.
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Christopher Hill is a solo construction lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, a LEED AP and member of Virginia Business Magazine's Legal Elite in the Construction Law Category.
Stephanie Kimbro, MA, JD, is member of Burton Law LLC, a virtual law firm offering online unbundled and traditional full-service representation in North Carolina and Ohio. She is the recipient of the 2009 ABA Keane Award for Excellence in eLawyering and is the author of Virtual Law Practice: How to Deliver Legal Services Online (2010), Limited Scope Legal Services: Unbundling and the Self-Help Client (2012), and the forthcoming Consumer Law Revolution: The Lawyers’ Guide to Online Marketing Tools (2013). She is also the co-founder of Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech), which was acquired by Total Attorneys in the fall of 2009.
Andrew Legrand started a virtual, paperless, and cloud-based law firm with the intent of creating a 21st Century business model for law firms. Andrew also shares his knowledge to attorneys on PaperlessChase.com. He believes that he can leverage technology to create a law firm that is quicker, smarter, and more efficient. The ultimate goal is that clients receive stellar service and lawyers improve their work-life balance. His business model has been featured on Forbes, Business Insider, Mo.com, and other sites. You can find Andrew on Google+.
Susan Cartier Liebel
Susan Cartier Liebel is the Founder & CEO of Solo Practice University®, the only web-based educational and professional networking community for solo lawyers and law students. It is her personal mission, through education and authorship, to change the way law schools educate their students and the way the legal community receives solos.
Mallory Lynn is the founder of The Lynn Law Firm, P.A, located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Her practice focuses exclusively on immigration and nationality law, including litigation. She also undertakes freelance writing projects and has provided technology consulting services to other attorneys. Mallory is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the University of Minnesota Law School.
Brian M. Mekdsy
Brian M. Mekdsy is a Massachusetts lawyer who owns and operates a virtual law practice. Brian practices in the areas of estate planning and small business law. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as an IT professional, providing technology-related services for retail, insurance and banking systems.
Sapna Mahboobani is a business and technology lawyer providing corporate/commercial business legal services to entrepreneurs and their companies.
Richard Maseles teaches “Real World Legal Research” at Solo Practice University. In his day job, he’s a staff attorney for the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission. Nothing here should be construed as coming from, or approved by, the Commission.
Steve Matthews is the President and Founder of Stem Legal Web Enterprises, a web development, publishing and strategy company for the legal profession. He has worked with law firms of all sizes for more than 15 years, been an editorial board member for the ABA’s Law Practice magazine, and co-founded the award-winning group blog Slaw.
Victor J. Medina
Victor Medina is the chief counseling attorney for the Medina Law Group, a law ﬁrm near Princeton, NJ, which practices exclusively in the area of estate planning, elder law and estate administration. Victor has a particular weakness for shiny objects bearing a glowing "apple" symbol and hosts an annual conference for Mac using attorneys called MILOfest. Victor is also an ardent supporter of the Boston Red Sox and begins every season with hope.
Mark C. Metzger is a recovering programmer who represents businesses, particularly those with needs in the area of information technology.
Phillip Millar, opened up his own legal practice, Millars Law, and in a short time has built a busy small law firm.
#Writer. #Editor. Problem Solver. Equal Opportunity Retweeter (EORT). #privacy advocate.
Jill Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Ruby Receptionists and a public speaker. Jill was named a 2012 "Customer Champion" by 1to1 Magazine for her unique approach to customer-centricity. Providing personalized live, virtual receptionist service, Ruby Receptionists helps attorneys and small businesses throughout North America make great first impressions. For more information about Ruby Receptionists, visit www.callruby.com.
Edward Poll, J.D., M.B.A., CMC,has dedicated his career to helping others win. With over four decades of professional experience, Ed’s extensive background in business and law have made him one of the nation’s most sought-after experts in law practice management.
Kelli Proia is a passionate intellectual property attorney, and a firm believer that the key to client attraction is client education. After a long career in corporate America, Kelli founded her own law firm, IP in focus, in helping high tech companies of all ages and sizes understand their intellectual property assets. She also blogs about current trends in IP law at her blog, IP made simple.
Anthony has built an extensive practice representing disabled individuals in obtaining their disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Since 2001, Anthony has assisted hundreds of clients, both children and adults, in obtaining their Social Security Disabilitybenefits through the administrative process which included the Local District Office, Hearing office, and the Appeals Council. Anthony has filed and won several law suits against the Commissioner of Social Security Administration in the United States District Courts in Florida.
In addition, Anthony has appealed law suits to the United States Circuit Court of Appeal (11th Circuit) and the United States Supreme Court.
In addition, Anthony spends a great deal of time providing training and information sessions about the different aspects of the programs offered by the Social Security Administration. Anthony actively uses his blog (http://legalbeat.anthonyreeves.com) and his YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/reeveslawfirm) sites as tools to provide a wealth of knowledge to interested persons.
Jeff Richardson, an attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the publisher of iPhone J.D., a site for lawyers using iPhones and iPads.
Jay Shepherd is a writer and speaker who teaches professionals and firms how to find their outstandingness, which may or may not be a real word. He's also a recovering lawyer and an inveterate blogger (currently at jayshep.com). His first book, Firing at Will: A Manager's Guide, was published by Apress in 2011. His first thriller, Trade Secrets, is due out later this year.
Brian Sinclair founded The Sinclair Law Office, LLC, a full service law practice focusing on traffic, DWI, criminal, divorce and family law with a special emphasis on felony criminal cases.
Lisa Solomon is a freelance lawyer in Ardsley, New York. Through Lisa Solomon, Esq. Legal Research & Writing, she assists attorneys nationwide with all of their legal research and writing needs, including appeals and dispositive motions. Through Legal Research & Writing Pro, she teaches other attorneys how to start and run successful practices as freelance lawyers.
Deborah Weinstein (@DebWeinstein) is co-founder, partner and president of Toronto PR Agency Strategic Objectives, an international award-winning, full-service public relations agency that delivers smart ideas and better solutions to many of Canada and the world’s leading brands. Headquartered in Toronto, Strategic Objectives is IABC/Toronto PR Agency of the Year 2012, 2011, and 2009. It employs more than 40 top public relations professionals, in addition to associates across Canada, and PR partners around the world. Deborah is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond and Golden Jubilee Medals for Outstanding Service toCanada and its Communications Industry.
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Ms. Weiss-Krull is a native of Tuttlingen, Germany. She has worked in the Medical Device Industry – both in Germany and in the United States – for numerous years before entering Law School.
Ms. Weiss-Krull is a 2003 graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon and has been in private practice since 2005. She focuses mainly on Estate Planning, Business Law and represents numerous European companies as a FDA US Agent. In her practice she works with many international clients located both in Oregon, as well as in Europe. She also a frequent volunteer attorney at the Multnomah Senior Law Project that is offered through Legal Aid Services of Oregon.
Ms. Weiss-Krull is the Vice President of Zeitgeist Northwest, a non-profit organization whose goal it is to bring contemporary German culture to the Pacific Northwest, as well as German language education. She is an advocate for Newborn Screening, as well as a Blogger.
In her free time, Ms. Weiss-Krull loves to spend time with her family in the beautiful outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.
Serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Curo Legal, Betsy’s background includes various aspects of helping small and medium-sized organizations meet their growth objectives. For more than 20 years, Betsy has focused her career on the entrepreneur, including serving as the Director of Business Development for the Entrepreneurial Signature Fund, a $22.5 million investment fund for tech-startups based in Dayton, Ohio. Prior to that, she owned and operated a full-service marketing company and managed executive-level engagement programs including Customer Advisory Boards and Executive Summits.
Katie Wilson is an Online Marketing Champion at Ruby Receptionists. Harkening back to an era when every call to an office was answered by a friendly receptionist, Ruby Receptionists provides personalized live, virtual receptionist service for attorneys and small businesses throughout North America. For more information about Ruby Receptionists, visit www.callruby.com.
Adam Ziegler is the co-founder and CEO of Mootus, a platform for open, online legal argument. Before founding Mootus, Adam was a partner at a boutique litigation firm and a litigation associate at Covington & Burling LLP and Goodwin Procter.