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A Firm of Their Own:  Sheryl L. Axelrod

Attorney:  Sheryl L. Axelrod Firm:  The Axelrod Firm, PC Practice Area:  Employment and Personal Injury Defense, Commercial Litigation, and Appeals Sheryl left BigLaw to found her own law firm.  Vanessa McGrath Snyder, who clerked for a Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice, works with her as does her partner, Mary Ann Mullaney, who was a partner in BigLaw previously.  Christopher Stouffer is also Of Counsel to the firm and a terrific asset to them, too.   Sheryl spoke with me about why she launched The Axelrod Firm, the platform it has given her, Mary, and Vanessa to expand equality in the profession,…

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A Firm of Their Own:  Jeena Cho

Attorney:  Jeena Cho Firm:  JC Law Group PC Practice Area:  Bankruptcy Law This month’s interview features Jeena Cho, Resident Writer of the Sex & Money column here at Ms. JD and owner of JC Law Group PC.  In 2009, Jeena opened her San Francisco based bankruptcy law firm with her husband, Jeff Curl.  The firm helps its clients with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as debt settlement.  Prior to hanging up her shingle, Jeena worked as an Assistant State Attorney.   Currently, in addition to her legal practice, Jeena is working on her upcoming book “The Anxious Lawyer” which is…

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A Firm of Their Own:  Amy Beckstead

Attorney:  Amy Beckstead Firm:  Beckstead Terry PLLC Practice Area:  Employment Law I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Amy Beckstead, co-owner of Beckstead Terry PLLC.  Following 13 years in BigLaw, Amy has joined forces with her longtime friend, Jana Terry, to open up their brand new boutique firm in Austin, TX.  Together, they provide their clients with employment law and commercial litigation services. In the interview that follows, Amy discusses how DLA Piper prepared her for this stage in her professional career, some advantages to owning her own firm, and her advice for someone interested in starting a firm…

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