JD Supra Contributors: February Roundup – Savvy Women in the Law

This month, our roundup showcases the wonderfully diverse group of super-savvy women in the law who have recently joined JD Supra.  We’re thrilled to have them on the site, and look forward to seeing more of their work:


 Daniale Riggins


Danialle Rigginsan attorney, and principal at Riggins Law Firm, handling employment law cases, family law,personal injury, Social Security disability, and criminal cases.[legal documents]



Pamela Woldow

Pamela Woldowprincipal and general counsel for Altman Weil, which provides management consulting services exclusively to legal organizations. Clients include law firms, law departments, governmental legal offices and legal vendors of all sizes and types throughout North America, the U.K. and abroad.... [articles]


Sheri Abrams


Sheri Abrams founded her own law firm in 1995. Since that time she has concentrated her law practice to the areas of Social Security Disability Law, Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Special Needs Trusts. Ms. Abrams regularly handles cases in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.[legal documents]

 Joy Levy

Joy Levyfocuses on representing financially distressed companies, both in and out of court. In addition, Joy represents financial institutions, private lenders, trustees, and creditors committees in loan restructurings, workouts, and commercial litigation. Ms. Levy is the author of “The Impact of Substantive Consolidation in Bankruptcy” which appeared in the September 2004 edition of the Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, as well as chapters in a number of other Bankruptcy publications.[legal documents

Trace Rabern

Trace Rabern an appellate writer for thirteen years. In 1997 she began writing as judicial clerk for the late Justice Dan McKinnon on the New Mexico Supreme Court. For eight and a half years, Ms. Rabern was proud to be an appellate attorney with the Appellate Division of the New Mexico Public Defender Department, and litigated over a hundred criminal appeals. She now runs a solo specialty criminal law writing practice in Santa Fe… [legal documents]


Allison Shields

Allison Shields – president, Legal Ease Consulting, which
helps lawyers attract the kinds of clients they want by creating effective marketing messages and realistic marketing plans customized to the firm and its lawyers. Skilled at identifying competitive advantages and unique benefits – and selecting marketing and business development activities best suited to a firm and its lawyers.… [articles]



Marta Chadwick



Marta Chadwickprovides a holistic approach to family law matters. Full representation, divorce coaching, parent coordinator, mediation. Also specializes in representation in domestic violence cases: restraining orders, criminal matters, victim representation in hearings and representation for domestic violence organizations. Training and consulting also available for domestic violence issues, specializing in identification and interventions in high risk domestic violence cases … [legal documents]


Angela Scarlett

Angela Scarletta Canadian lawyer who practices Immigration law and provides legal research and drafting. Ms. Scarlett is also President of OPIN Americas, Inc. a relocation firm that caters to businesses seeking to move employees to Canada from within the Americas i.e., North, South, and Central America and the Caribbean... [legal documents]



 Elaine Martin


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Heygood Orr Reyes Pearson & Bartolemei 







Natasha Phillips

Elaine Martin– managing partner at the Law Office of Elaine Martin, a  full service immigration law firm providing experienced and skillful services to businesses and individuals nationally and internationally. The firm advises companies of all sizes on strategies to attract and retain valuable foreign nationals. They also work with individuals in preparing family and employment-based visa petitions, and applications for US citizenship... [legal documents]


 Jayne Navarrea leading Internet marketing strategist with over 14 years of legal-industry marketing and business development service, Ms. Navarre applies sound, ethical and creative strategy to Web communications –including law firm web sites, social networking, content optimization, search marketing and social media tactics. Helps clients achieve success by bringing insight and intelligibility to the rapidly changing Internet landscape... [articles]

 Angela Reyes – managing partner, Heygood, Orr, Reyes, Pearson & Bartolomei, a law firm that focuses its practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury, business litigation, dangerous prescription drugs, product defect and wrongful death lawsuits... [legal documents]

Lindsy Doucette
practicing real estate law, corporate law, and estate planning at Lieben, Whitted, Houghton, Slowiaczek & Cavanagh, P.C., L.L.O. a mid-sized boutique firm in Omaha, Nebraska which represents individual and corporate clients in all areas from family law and estate planning, to corporate formation, litigation, dissolution and everything in between… [legal documents]

Natasha Phillips – a non-practicing barrister working for pressure groups like Justice For Families, which combine political and legal policy proposals with a view to reforming the Family Justice System. Natasha is the founder of ‘Divorce Manual’ in England, a project which focuses on encouraging pragmatic reforms within the English Family Justice System… [articles]

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