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Teddy Snyder Theda “Teddy” Snyder mediates workers compensation cases throughout California. An attorney since 1977, she has practiced in a variety of settings and  frequently speaks and writes about settlements and the business of law. She is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, and the author of four books published by the American Bar Association, including "Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips, 3rd Edition." Based in Los Angeles, Teddy can be found at, and you can follow her on Twitter @WCMediator. Writer's Archives

Jeena Cho Jeena Cho is a partner at JC Law Group PC, a bankruptcy law firm in San Francisco. In addition to her legal practice, Jeena teaches mindfulness and meditation to lawyers. Her second book, "The Anxious Lawyer" (ABA), is slated for release in 2015. Find her on Twitter at @jeena_cho. Writer's Archives

Eric Wangler Eric Wangler is the president of BigHand, a global provider of voice productivity technology. Eric has worked in the legal industry for more than 15 years, including years at Ricoh and IKON, and has been helping law firms around the world achieve excellence in operational and technology initiatives. Writer's Archives

NobleMcIntyre Noble McIntyre is the senior partner and owner of McIntyre Law. The Oklahoma City-based personal injury firm is focused on making the community safer, and has been very involved in charity work over the last few years. You can connect with him at @NobleMcIntyre, @McIntyreLaw, on Facebook and Google+. Writer's Archives

Peggy Gruenke Peggy Gruenke is owner of LegalBizSuccess and heads up Practice Operations at at Curo Legal. Peggy has combined her IT, entrepreneur and legal experiences to bring results and a competitive advantage to law firms and solo attorneys. Peggy is committed to being results-driven by measuring her ability to reduce attorney involvement in operational activities while at the same time increasing a law firm’s efficiency and profitability. She focuses on serving the needs of solo practitioners and small firms. Peggy is active on the ABA GPSolo Division. Follow her on Twitter @PeggyGruenke. Writer's Archives

Mary Lokensgard Mary Lokensgard is a recovering attorney with over 15 years of experience in private practice, including plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, estate planning and administration, and elder law.  She’s now working for herself as an independent writer. She tweets @marylokensgard. Writer's Archives

Donna Neff Donna Neff is a lawyer, a Certified Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Donna has frequently presented at ABA TECHSHOW and served on its Planning Board from 2010 to 2012.  She is co-author of the ABA book "Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers," and she blogs weekly at Follow her on Twitter @DonnaNeff. Writer's Archives

Christopher Anderson Christopher T. Anderson is an attorney and a Sr. Product Manager for LexisNexis Firm Manager, focused on helping attorneys and legal professionals bring focus, organization and efficiency to their practices, while increasing the excellence of their service delivery to their clients.Follow him on Twitter @FirmManager_CTA. Writer's Archives

Ryan Sullivan Ryan Sullivan has been a trial lawyer for almost 14 years, practicing exclusively indigent criminal defense. A speaker, writer and trainer, Ryan believes a sense of humor and the ability to frame events positively, combined with solid professional skills, leads directly to career and business success. Her experience working and training others in challenging careers has given her the skills to manage the toughest customers, speak and present persuasively, and shine under stressful circumstances. Ryan and her husband have three children, three dogs and a home suspended in a perpetual state of DIY remodeling. Writer's Archives

JaredCorreia Jared Correia is Assistant Director and Senior Law Practice Advisor at the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program. Prior to joining LOMAP, he was the Publications Attorney for the Massachusetts Bar Association. Before that, he worked as a private practice lawyer. Jared is the author of  Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers. He writes on practice management for Attorney at Work, here, and for the LOMAP blog here. He is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School and of Saint Anselm College, where he was a captain of the debate squad that finished as national runner-up in 2000. He loves James Taylor. Follow him on Twitter  @jaredcorreia. Writer's Archives

Esposito Frederick J. Esposito, Jr. is Chief Financial Officer at Rivkin Radler LLP. Fred has more than 20 years of law and accounting firm experience. He writes and speaks extensively on a wide-range of legal management topics including billing, collections, financial and profitability models, risk management, human resource development, project management for attorneys and alternative fee arrangements. Follow him @lawmgtguru. Writer's Archives

Drew Keller Drew Keller is founder and president of, focused on digital and social media, working with enterprise customers to develop successful media strategies. With more than 15 years of experience in web video production and delivery,  Drew is sought-after speaker and writer, working with companies world-wide on how to survive the digital media revolution. He leads classes in digital media as a faculty member at the University of Washington's School of Communication, Communication Leadership Graduate Program. Writer's Archives

Megan Zavieh Megan Zavieh focuses her practice exclusively on attorney ethics, providing limited scope representation to attorneys facing state bar disciplinary action, providing guidance to practicing attorneys on questions of legal ethics, and writing about ethics at her blog California State Bar Defense. At the age of 21, she earned her JD from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). She practiced securities litigation in the New York area, and has been representing attorneys facing disciplinary action before the California State Bar since 2009. Megan is admitted to practice in California, New York and New Jersey, as well as in Federal District Court and the United States Supreme Court. In her "On Balance" column for Attorney at Work, Megan writes about the issues confronting lawyers in the new world of practicing law. Writer's Archives

Deborah McMurray Deborah McMurray Deborah McMurray is CEO and Strategy Architect of Content Pilot LLC, a strategy and technology company. Deborah and her team specialize in the design of websites and web-based proposal centers, intranets, experience databases, and other marketing technology tools and strategic initiatives. Deborah is a co-author of The Lawyer’s Guide to Marketing on the Internet, 3rd ed. and co-editor of The Lawyer’s Guide to Marketing your Practice, 2nd ed. with James A. Durham. Follow her on Twitter @ContentPilot. Writer's Archives

Gyi_Tsakalakis Gyi Tsakalakis helps lawyers put their best foot forward online because clients are looking for them there. He is a co-founder of AttorneySync, a digital marketing agency for law firms. Gyi writes Attorney at Work's Optimize! column. You can find more of his writing at Lawyerist & Avvo's Lawyernomics blog. You can ask him a question (or just say hi) at LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. Writer's Archives

Vivian Manning Vivian Manning is the IT Manager at Barriston Law LLP in Barrie, Bracebridge and Cookstown, Ontario. Prior to moving into IT, Vivian practiced law at Barriston LLP (formerly Burgar Rowe PC) primarily in the area of Municipal Land Development, with a total of 17 years in private practice before switching to the IT side of the law office. She currently indulges her love of teaching tech through her blog Small City Law Firm Tech. Vivian writes Attorney at Work's "Power User" column. Follow her on Twitter @vivianmanning.   Writer's Archives

Jason_Straight Jason Straight is the Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer with UnitedLex. Jason has more than a decade of experience assisting clients in managing information security risks, data breach incidents, data privacy obligations and complex electronic discovery challenges. Previously, Jason held numerous leadership positions at a leading global investigations and cyber security company. He began his career as an attorney at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobsen. As a domain expert and Certified Information Privacy Professional, Jason is a frequent speaker and author on data privacy, cyber security, data breach response and computer forensics. Writer's Archives

JordanFurlong Jordan Furlong is a speaker, writer and consultant who helps lawyers and law firms navigate the extraordinary changes in the legal marketplace. He is a Partner with Edge International and Senior Consultant with Stem Legal Web Enterprises. Jordan blogs at Law21 and is the author of two books: Evolutionary Road and Content Marketing and Publishing Strategies For Law Firms. Follow him @Jordan_Law21. Writer's Archives

Kandy Hopkins Kandy Hopkins is a Contributing Editor at Attorney at Work. A Chicago-based freelance writer and copy editor, she specializes in legal and healthcare  topics, formerly blogging for the Thomson Reuters-affiliated Hildebrandt Blog. Whenever she’s asked, “So, what do you do?” she always replies, “Whatever I think I can get away with.” Most people think she’s joking. Contact Kandy at Writer's Archives

Jay Harrington Jay Harrington is co-founder of Harrington Communications, where he leads the agency's Brand Strategy, Content Creation and Client Service teams. He also writes weekly dispatches on the agency's blog, Simply Stated. Previously, Jay was a commercial litigator and corporate bankruptcy attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Foley & Lardner. He has an undergraduate degree in journalism and earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Writer's Archives