Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2009
InterActive Legal, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of two key members of its management team to support the Company's dynamic growth. The Company's commitment is to build and maintain a strong management team across its unique knowledge based software platform for the estate planning, elder law and special needs community. Patricia A. McLelland has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. Ms. McLelland was a founder of the Company and became its Chief Operating Officer in 2003. She has more than 20 years of experience in automated document production platforms for the legal industry, primarily in the estate planning and elder law fields. Using her extensive knowledge of legal software and law office practices, Ms. McLelland conceptualized and designed a unique multi-product interface for the company's InterActive LegalSuite™ software systems. She is a named inventor on the Company's patent application (pending). Ms. McLelland formerly served as Director of Content Acquisition for The Technology Group, Inc. (Baltimore, MD) and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Breast Cancer Foundation.
Michael L. Graham has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Graham is a founder of the Company. Michael Graham also serves as Managing Partner of the Dallas based Graham Law Firm, P.C. Mr. Graham was formerly a partner with the law firm of Baker & Botts. He is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law in Texas. Mr. Graham's professional activities include: Fellow of, and past Regent of, the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; Past Supervisory Council Member of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Past President of the Texas Academy of Probate and Trust Lawyers; Past Chair of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas; and Fellow of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Graham has served as representative of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the Federal Market Transactions Committee, Chairman of the Board of Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, and Vice-Chairman of the Board of ODC Therapy, a bio-tech company focusing upon a dendritic cell vaccine for Stage IV Metastatic Melanoma.
About InterActive Legal, LLC
InterActive Legal, LLC is a knowledge-based legal software firm headquartered in Dallas with operating offices in Melbourne, Florida. The Company specializes in interactive software solutions which provide to the lawyer, advice as to appropriate strategies and the documents with which to accomplish those strategies. The Company provides a collection of the most comprehensive estate and tax planning systems (Wealth Transfer Planning) and elder law, special needs and Medicaid planning systems (Elder Law and Special Needs Planning) along a broad array of educational and productivity tools. The concept of interactive legal advice and documents for the lawyer was the original vision of Jonathan G. Blattmachr. The Company was founded in 2003 by Jonathan G. Blattmachr, Michael L. Graham, and Patricia A. McLelland. For more information call (321) 252-0100 or http://www.interactivelegal.com.