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Russell Alexander

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.

Posts by Russell | Follow Russell on Twitter: @familyLLB

Email: ria@russellalexander.com

Micah Ascano

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.

Posts by Micah | Follow Micah on Twitter: @PainInTheAscano

Email: micah.ascano@gmail.com

Joseph Bahgat

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.

Posts by Joseph | Follow Joseph on Twitter: @j0eybagodonuts

Website | Email: joe@hubcitylawgroup.com

Adam Banner

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.

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Email: adamrbanner@gmail.com

Andrew Barovick

Andrew Barovick devotes his practice to plaintiff’s medical malpractice, and other catastrophic personal injury cases. He also researches and writes appeals and substantial motions in his practice areas.

Posts by Andrew | Follow Andrew on Twitter: @andybarovick

Website | Email: andrew@barovicklawny.com

Daryl Bernstein

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.

Posts by Daryl | Follow Daryl on Twitter: @DarylBernstein

Email: daryl@rightsignature.com

Chad Burton

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.

Posts by Chad | Follow Chad on Twitter: @chadeburton

Website | Email: cburton@burton-law.com

Heather Bussing

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.

Posts by Heather | Follow Heather on Twitter: @heatherbussing

Email: heather.bussing@gmail.com

Colin Cameron

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.

Ruth Carter

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.

Posts by Ruth | Follow Ruth on Twitter: @rbcarter

Email: ruthbcarter@gmail.com

Jared Correia

Jared D. Correia, Esq., is Law Practice Management Advisor at LOMAP.

Posts by Jared | Follow Jared on Twitter: @jaredcorreia

Email: jared@masslomap.org

Doug Edmunds

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.

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Email: doug.edmunds.cliocc@gmail.com

Carolyn Elefant

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.

Posts by Carolyn | Follow Carolyn on Twitter: @carolynelefant

Website | Email: carolyn.elefant@gmail.com

Julie Fleming

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

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.

Posts by Jordan | Follow Jordan on Twitter: @jordan_law21

Email: jordan@stemlegal.com

Sam Glover

Lawyerist, and a VP of Estate Map, a cloud-based estate planning tool for lawyers and clients. Also, he loves coffee.

Posts by Sam | Follow Sam on Twitter: @samglover

Website | Email: sam@samglover.net

Monica Goyal

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.

Posts by Monica | Follow Monica on Twitter: @MonicaNGoyal

Website | Email: monica.n.goyal@gmail.com

David Gulbransen

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.

Posts by David | Follow David on Twitter: @dgulbran

Website | Email: david@gulbransenlaw.com

Evan Guthrie

Evan Guthrie is an attorney and founder of Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, SC. He practices estate planning, probate, personal injury, and divorce and family law. He is involved in the South Carolina Young Lawyers Division and writes and contributes to many sources on the web.

Posts by Evan | Follow Evan on Twitter: @ekglaw

Website | Email: contact@ekglaw.com

Chris G Hill

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.

Janine Holsinger

Janine Holsinger is Founder and CEO of NextChapter, the first cloud-based software solution for bankruptcy attorneys. For more information about NextChapter, visit nextchapterbk.com or follow on Twitter at @NextChapterBK.
Email: janine@nextchapterbk.com

Posts by Janine | Follow Janine on Twitter: @NextChapterBK

Website | Email: janine@nextchapterbk.com

Stephanie Kimbro

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.

Posts by Stephanie | Follow Stephanie on Twitter: @stephkimbro

Email: skimbro@burton-law.com

Andrew Legrand

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+.

Posts by Andrew | Follow Andrew on Twitter: @LawByLegrand

Website | Email: al@speralaw.com

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.

Posts by Susan Cartier | Follow Susan Cartier on Twitter: @SoloPracticeU

Email: susan@solopracticeuniversity.com

Mallory Lynn

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.

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Website | Email: mlynn@immigrationpalmbeach.com

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.

Posts by Brian | Follow Brian on Twitter: @Brian_MALawyer

Email: brian@malawyeronline.com

Sapna Mahboobani

Sapna Mahboobani is a business and technology lawyer providing corporate/commercial business legal services to entrepreneurs and their companies.

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Website | Email: sm@sapnalaw.com

Richard Maseles

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.

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Email: richard@richardmaseles.com

Steve Matthews

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.

Posts by Steve | Follow Steve on Twitter: @stevematthews

Website | Email: steve@stemlegal.com

Sean McGinnis

Sean McGinnis is Director, Digital Marketing at Sears Parts Direct. He is also a (digital strategist, blogger, consultant ) and public speaker. You can find Sean on

Posts by Sean | Follow Sean on Twitter: @SeanMcGinnis

Website | Email: sean@312digital.com

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.

Posts by Victor J. | Follow Victor J. on Twitter: @victormedina

Email: vjm@medinalawgroup.com

Mark Metzger

Mark C. Metzger is a recovering programmer who represents businesses, particularly those with needs in the area of information technology.

Posts by Mark | Follow Mark on Twitter: @markmetzger

Email: mark@markmetzger.net

Tom Mighell

Tom Mighell is a Senior Consultant Contoural, Inc. and is the author of iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers and iPad in One Hour for Lawyers.

Posts by Tom | Follow Tom on Twitter: @tommighell

Email: tmighell@gmail.com

Phillip Millar

Phillip Millar, opened up his own legal practice, Millars Law, and in a short time has built a busy small law firm.

Posts by Phillip | Follow Phillip on Twitter: @millarslaw

Email: phillip@millarslaw.com

Gwynne Monahan

#Writer. #Editor. Problem Solver. Equal Opportunity Retweeter (EORT). #privacy advocate.

Posts by Gwynne | Follow Gwynne on Twitter: @econwriter5

Email: gwynne@goclio.com

Jill Nelson

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.

Posts by Jill | Follow Jill on Twitter: @jillnelsonpdx

Email: jnelson@callruby.com

Jay Pinkert

Jay Pinkert is a principal with Shatterbox, an Austin-based marketing and communications consultancy that helps law firms develop business and distinguish their brand through content-driven programs. You can find him on Twitter @FollowtheLawyer.

Posts by Jay | Follow Jay on Twitter: @FollowtheLawyer

Email: jpinkert@shatterbox.biz

Edward Poll

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.

Posts by Edward | Follow Edward on Twitter: @lawbiz

Email: edpoll@lawbiz.com

Kelli Proia

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.

Posts by Kelli | Follow Kelli on Twitter: @ipinfocus

Email: ipinfocus@gmail.com

Anthony Reeves

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.

Posts by Anthony | Follow Anthony on Twitter: @legalgold

Email: mynameisreeves@gmail.com

Jeff Richardson

Jeff Richardson, an attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the publisher of iPhone J.D., a site for lawyers using iPhones and iPads.

Posts by Jeff | Follow Jeff on Twitter: @iphonejd

Email: jeff@iphonejd.com

Jay Shepherd

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.

Posts by Jay | Follow Jay on Twitter: @jayshep

Website | Email: jay@jayshep.com

Brian Sinclair

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.

Posts by Brian | Follow Brian on Twitter: @sinclair_brian

Email: law.briansinclair@gmail.com

Lisa Solomon

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.

Posts by Lisa | Follow Lisa on Twitter: @lisasolomon

Email: lisa@questionoflaw.net

Ernie Svenson

Ernest Svenson is a New Orleans lawyer who likes watching disruptive change. He has started several blogs, including PDFforLawyers and DigitalWorkflowCLE.

Posts by Ernie | Follow Ernie on Twitter: @ernieattorney

Website | Email: esvenson@svensonlaw.com

Jeffrey Taylor

Jeffrey Taylor is a semi-techno-savvy lawyer in Oklahoma City. He owns and operates a small firm, and publishes the blog, The Droid Lawyer, about using Android-based mobile devices in the law office.

Posts by Jeffrey | Follow Jeffrey on Twitter: @jeffrey_taylor

Email: jeff@thedroidlawyer.com

Debra Weinstein

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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Posts by Debra | Follow Debra on Twitter: @DebWeinstein

Email: debw@strategicobjectives.com

Beate Weiss-Krull

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.

Posts by Beate | Follow Beate on Twitter: @Beatepdx

Email: bea@weisskrull-law.com

Betsy Westhafer

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.

Posts by Betsy | Follow Betsy on Twitter: @BetsyWesthafer

Email: bwesthafer@curolegal.com

Katie Wilson

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.

Posts by Katie | Follow Katie on Twitter: @callruby

Email: kwilson@callruby.com

Chelsea Wilson

Chelsea Wilson is the Community Relations Manager for Washington University School of Law’s online LLM degree program, which provides foreign trained attorneys with the opportunity to earn an LLM in US Law degree from a top-tier American university from anywhere in the world.

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Email: cwilson@onlinelaw.wustl.edu

Adam Ziegler

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.

Posts by Adam | Follow Adam on Twitter: @mootusco

Email: adam@mootus.com

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