Ernie practiced commercial litigation in a large firm for 20 years, and then started a solo practice. He runs a website called PaperlessChase.com, which helps lawyers learn how to practice law with less reliance on paper. He's also known for his Ernie the Attorney blog.
Andrew is a young lawyer, who practices business law through Spera Law Group—a firm that he founded with another local young lawyer. Andrew is focused on being innovative and finding new ways to help his clients better, and more efficiently.
Kris, a 15+ year veteran in the legal field, is a legal analyst who runs Integrative Legal Support, a company that provides substantive legal support for law firms and legal departments. She also helps small firms improve their workflows and office systems.
How are folks typically dressed at meetings?
We strive to be relaxed and informal, so our members tend to come dressed in comfortable clothes. You probably won't want to come in a suit, unless you are coming from work. Wear a Hawaiian shirt and Mardi Gras beads if you feel like it.
We're a pretty fun group, and we avoid things that smack of stuffiness or pretentiousness.
How do I make a presentation to the group?
We don't allow non-group members to make presentations. And we require folks to have attended at least 2 meetings before presenting, because this helps ensure that the presentations are crafted to the style of our meetings.
What if I have questions about joining or anything else?
You can email Ernie Svenson at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact any of the organizers through the options provided by this Meetup group.