I am a business owner and small business lawyer. My first business involved manufacturing a product and distributing it across the US. After about two years, I had my products in 100 retailers nationwide. I used to exhibit at trade shows In New York and Atlanta and meeting other independent business owners and talking with them was how I really got inspired to create my own law firm dedicated to helping other small business owners.
I now own a kitchen and gourmet shop in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia. I buy a ton of goods from local Philly makers and love helping the talented entrepreneurs in this area.
When I'm not busy running my businesses, taking care of my two small kids or running after two geriatric pugs, I write about small business issues on my blog at www.phillysmallbusinesslawyer.com and at www.howtostartmysmallbusiness.com.
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|NJ||Administrative - Not authorized to practice||2006||09/10/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|CALI Excellence for the Future Awards||Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction||2005|
|Associate||Maarshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin||2007 - 2012|
|Associate||Law Office of Thomas More Holland||2005 - 2007|
|Clerk||Consumer Affairs Hearings Division||2003 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Manayunk Development Corporation||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association publication||Simple Tips for Getting New Clients and Building Your Book of Business||2014|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Kenyon College||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Small Business Lunch & Learn||Copyright & Trademark Basics for Small Business||2014|
|Humanities Program||Talk on Copyrights & Trademarks||2014|
|Small Business Topics at the Transfer Station||Obamacare and the Small Business What You Must Know Now||2013|
|Small Business Lunch at the Transfer Station||Who Will You Be? Choosing LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp or Sole Prop||2013|