An Innovate Legal Online Virtual Meetup

Growing Your Firm Through Support Groups and Staffing

Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 11 a.m. PST | 2 p.m. EST

Learn how to build a reliable support network of colleagues, consultants, and mentors to help your law firm succeed

Proper research and planning are integral to the success of any law firm, but it’s also equally important to have a reliable network of people you can turn to when you need help and advice along the way. 

This session is specifically geared towards helping lawyers build their own support system. Hear the stories of our panelists who built a strong network and learn more about:

  • How you can get support from other lawyers in your community
  • Why you should enlist the help of virtual assistants, staff and consultants to help you build your business
  • How training and development—whether it’s your own or for your employees—plays a major part in creating a support system

Tune in to know what resources and relationships our panelists wish they had known about early on in their legal careers—so that you can avoid the same mistakes. 

Meetup Overview:

P.S. This is the last session in the series Building a Successful Law Firm, you can catch up on previous installments here.

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Speakers

Michelle Fonseca-Kamana
Michelle Fonseca-Kamana

Founder & Principal Attorney

West Coast Lemons

Michelle Fonseca-Kamana is the Founder and Principal Attorney at West Coast Lemons, a law firm specializing in California lemon law. She is passionate about consumer advocacy, education, and an unparalleled client experience, and with over $4.5 million recovered since 2017, Michelle has proven she is a force to be reckoned with. By actively sharing her knowledge via informational videos with her followers on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and TikTok she has built a solid direct-to-consumer and direct-to-business referral network all using social media. In her spare time, she mentors aspiring law firm owners across the country on how to start their own law firms and use social media as a marketing tool and has been a guest speaker on podcasts such as New Solo and legal conferences like Law Di Gras.

Amy Grubb

Lawyer & Legal Consultant

Grubb Legal Consulting

Amy Grubb practiced in Big Law for nearly a decade before going solo. Amy now helps other lawyers launch and build their practices, through 1:1 coaching and consulting. She is a Clio Certified Consultant and helps lawyers choose the appropriate software to build efficient practices, hire help, create a customized business development strategy and use LinkedIn to its full advantage. Her goal is to help lawyers build a profitable and enjoyable practice. She can be reached at [email protected]

Brett Trembly, Esq.

Co-founder

Get Staffed Up

In the South Florida legal community, Brett is a former President of the South Miami Kendall Bar Association and former Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar 11th Circuit Grievance Committee 11 “I.” He also volunteers on the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Mentoring Program, the Dade-County Bar Associations Rainmakers Committee, and annually volunteers for Miami Dade County’s Ethical Governance Day. Brett has also been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Florida for the past three years. Brett also maintains his leadership emphasis and is strongly committed to giving back, serving as Past-President of the Rotary Club of South Miami, Past-President of a B.N.I. Chapter, Vice-President of the Rotary Foundation of South Miami, Inc., as a Director of the Palmetto Bay Business Association, a member of the Pinecrest Business Association, an American Ninja, Warrior alum, and Moderator for his E.O. forum.

Host

Nefra MacDonald

Senior Manager, Strategic Engagement

Clio

Nefra MacDonald is a legal technology and wellness speaker who, as the team lead of Affinity Partnerships at Clio, works with bar associations and other legal organizations to help lawyers succeed in their practices. Having worked in legal for over a decade, Nefra understands the pain points that affect legal professionals, and she uses her experience to help lawyers streamline processes and run a better business. A graduate of the University of Miami, Nefra is passionate about bringing a practical lens to each one of her presentations, so each attendee leaves with a takeaway that can improve their day-to-day. She has been a speaker at the Clio Cloud Conference, ABA TECHSHOW, and at many other legal conferences across North America.

Sponsor

    Get Staffed Up

    Get Staffed Up staffs your law firm with incredible, offshore, full-time VAs. Their mission is to help lawyers delegate their way to freedom!