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The Challenges of Running Your Own Firm
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Virtual Speaker Series

Have you considered becoming your own boss?

Join three prominent women lawyers as they discuss the challenges and rewards of starting their own practices at varying stages. This will be a frank panel discussion moderated by Nancy Mertzel, Esquire to help you asses whether running a law practice is right for you. It will also help you establish a checklist of items to consider before opening your doors. 

Panelist, Jessica Thorne, Esquire
10+ years in own practice. Jessica is the Managing Partner of Estes, Thorne & Carr specializing in family law, commercial litigation and construction litigation. Jessica has an extensive background in business litigation, including cases involving breach of contract, fraud, patent infringement claims, product liability, and construction problems.

Moderator and Panelist, Nancy Mertzel, Esquire
1-3 years in own practice.  Nancy is the firm founder. Her broad litigation experience includes numerous copyright, trademark, trade dress, unfair competition and trade secret disputes. She regularly litigates matters involving source code and technology, and has successfully handled cutting edge cases involving the scope of copyright protection in source code and data.

Panelist, Linda Leali, Esquire 
5-10 years in own practice.  Linda Leali is the founding shareholder of Linda Leali P.A.  She concentrates her practice on bankruptcy, creditors rights, and receivership.

Please RSVP by COB on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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