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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

Casey Berman Casey Berman is head of strategy for a San Francisco-based technology company, investment banker and former in-house counsel. He is also the founder of Leave Law Behind, a blog and community that focuses on helping unhappy attorneys leave the law. 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. Follow him on Twitter @harringj75. Writer's Archives

Annie Little Annie Little is a trained life coach, former practicing attorney and the founder of JD Nation, where she helps lawyers regain control of their careers, beat burnout and start enjoying their lives again. You can follow her on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn. Writer's Archives

JaredCorreia Jared Correia is Assistant Director and Senior Law Practice Advisor at the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program.  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 and tweets @jaredcorreia. Writer's Archives

Roy Ginsburg Roy S. Ginsburg is an attorney coach who works one-to-one in the areas of business development, practice management and career development. He has practiced law for more than 25 years in large to small firms and in a corporate setting. He is currently an active solo with a part-time practice in legal marketing ethics and employment law. Learn more at www.royginsburg.com. Writer's Archives

Heidi Alexander Heidi Alexander is a Law Practice Management Advisor at the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (MassLOMAP), where she advises lawyers on practice management matters and in implementing new law office technologies. A lawyer, Heidi co-hosts the Legal Toolkit podcast and writes for the MassLOMAP blog and the ABA’s Law Technology Today. Follow her on Twitter @heidialexander. Writer's Archives

Mary Pat Benz Mary Pat Benz is an attorney in solo practice in Chicago, where she focuses on attorney discipline and professional responsibility matters, policyholder insurance coverage litigation, appeals and alternative dispute resolution. With more than 30 years in practice, she is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law, teaching trial practice. Previously Mary Pat was a litigation partner at Winston & Strawn; Quinlan & Crisham; and Phelan Pope & John. 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

Micky Deming Micky Deming Micky Deming is the director of marketing at Kahuna Accounting, connecting attorneys across the country with Kahuna’s bookkeeping solution. He is a journalism graduate and more of his writings can be found on the Kahuna Accounting blog. Follow him on Twitter @Kahuna4Business. Writer's Archives

Joan H Feldman Joan Feldman is Partner/Editorial at Attorney at Work and a principal at Feldcomm, a custom publishing and marketing design firm in Chicago. An editor and writer, Joan has created, steered and contributed to myriad leading practice management and trade publications, including the American Bar Association's Law Practice magazine where she served as managing editor for a dozen years. Joan is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, and a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism. Follow her @JoanHFeldman and on Google+. 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

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

Mary Ellen Sullivan Mary Ellen Sullivan is a Chicago-based freelance writer who writes frequently about the arts, music, travel and women’s issues, with a specialty in health care for more than 30 years. She is the author of the best-selling book “Cows on Parade in Chicago,” as well as several travel guides, and has been published in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, Woman’s Day, Vegetarian Times and other publications. She also writes a blog about joy called “On the Wings of the Hummingbird.” Writer's Archives

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 www.WCMediator.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @WCMediator. 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

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 www.nefflawoffice.com/blog. 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