Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Nancy Mertzel of Mertzel Law PLLC. Nancy is a litigator and IP attorney who left a large firm to start her own practice. We talk about her 4-year-long litigation case, her involvement with the Women-Owned Law Group, and her 2015 testimony before Congress.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Michael Atkins of Atkins Intellectual Property. Mike is an intellectual property attorney who after working at a large firm in Seattle now successfully runs a completely virtual practice. We talk about him taking his practice abroad as well as his love of teaching and his interest in loud music.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Steven Weigler of EmergeCounsel. Steve is a business and trademark attorney who worked in a Fortune 50 tech company before starting his own firm. We talk about his background at a big tech company, the mission-driven company he founded to help at-risk youth, and his journey to starting and running his own firm.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Shannon Montgomery of Montgomery Law, PLLC. Shannon is a small business attorney with a focus on trademarks and small business transactions. We talk about her background as a bodybuilder/powerlifter and her blog, which includes a series about the law and social media.
Tell us a bit about your legal practice. What type of work do you focus on?
I started Lichy Law in October 2017 after a 6 year stint in Biglaw and then 5 years as the co-founder and CEO of a women’s accessories brand in NYC. I was originally going to be a “Fashion Law Firm” but quickly realized that my background and skill set could offer value far beyond the limited field of fashion-related legal matters and so it naturally transitioned to a Start Up firm. I like to think of Lichy Law as a Start Up for Start Ups. The type of work we focus on is pretty much anything that new and budding entrepreneurs need help with.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Caroline Fox of CJ Fox Law. Caroline is a small business attorney with a focus on creatives, startups, and event professionals. We talk about her background in PR and advertising, her Next Tuesday Podcast and how to land speaking engagements.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This week we catch up with Derek Hawkins of Hawkins Law Offices LLC. We chat about the behind the scenes tech that makes Derek's practice tick, his experience as Alt Legal intern and his advice for future solo practitioners.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This week's interview is with Corey Field. Corey is an entertainment lawyer with a background in music publishing. We talk about Corey's experience teaching CEOs in China about US entertainment law, his new book on the subject and his transition from big law to his own law firm.
Welcome to our new series, Beyond the Docket. After thousands of conversations with IP lawyers, we decided it was time to share some of the most interesting stories and perspectives. This week's interview is with Jon Tobin. Jon implements the newest technology and a unique subscription billing model to bring the best possible service to his clients.