Leverage a Lawyer Wins Top Honors in as one of the Nation’s Leading Moms in Business

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Leverage a Lawyer Wins Top Honors in as one of the Nation’s Leading Moms in Business in a Mom-based Business Competition Hosted By StartupNation.com

Leverage a Lawyer is the first national virtual law firm for small to large businesses

“Women-based business are leading the way in entrepreneurship in this country and are providing a grass roots solution to the economic and job challenges we face as a national community. Leverage a Lawyer is proud to be a part of this growing movement."

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From among thousands of contestants, Leverage a Lawyer has been ranked 34th in StartupNation.com’s 2012 Leading Moms in Business competition (http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-in-business), sponsored by Web.com (http://www.discover.web.com/) and Sam's Club (www5.samsclub.com/YourBusiness.aspx).

Over 350,000 votes were cast in support of the 2012 contestants, reflecting immense interest and supportiveness for moms building businesses at the same time they tend to their families.

“There’s been a sea change among moms as they’ve come to realize that adding entrepreneurship to their lives brings exhilaration and immense gratification, not to mention supplemental—sometimes primary—income to their families in these dicey economic times,” says Rich Sloan, chief startupologist and co-founder of StartupNation.

“Women-based business are leading the way in entrepreneurship in this country and are providing a grass roots solution to the economic and job challenges we face as a national community. Leverage a Lawyer is proud to be a part of this growing movement. It is also unique because it was founded and built by a mom, and it is also innovating the way legal services are being provided in this country. It is wonderful to be recognized for what we are doing, and to be included among such incredible and creative companies in this competition,” says Jessica Eaves Mathews, Founder and CEO of Leverage a Lawyer.

The winner’s profile for Leverage a Lawyer can be found at http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-in-business/contestant/11640/index.php.

The 2012 Leading Moms in Business ranking highlights some of the dominant trends, motivations and attributes among moms in business.

They include:

  •     A great eye for providing attractive discounts, coupons, savings and value, all especially important to consumer moms of the recession era.
  •     A likelihood to come up with innovative products and solutions to address the challenging maze of motherhood. It’s an environment that demands resourcefulness.
  •     Conscience-driven business, where “doing well” is just fine, but the real rush comes from doing good.
  •     The attraction of being your own boss looms large for moms wanting to take control they just can’t find in a day job.
  •     Sustainable solutions and responsible business practices are increasingly paramount.
  •     Making the most of social media for business benefit is seemingly a birthright for the socially adept moms.

The full results of the 2012 Leading Moms in Business ranking are available on StartupNation’s website at http://www.startupnation.com/leading-moms-in-business.

About Leverage a Lawyer
Leverage-a-Lawyer (http://www.leverage-a-lawyer.com) is the first national, virtual law firm for businesses. Its team of exceptional, experienced attorneys provide world-class, flat fee legal services and virtual general counsel services in all 50 states. Their work includes Trademarks, Copyrights, Internet Law, Business and Corporate Law, Employment Law, and legal issues that come up for their clients in the course of day-to-day operations in their businesses. Leverage a Lawyer believes strongly that everyone should have access to excellent legal help, not just big companies with big legal budgets. They are proud to offer a solution for small, mid-sized and large companies that provides them with the protection they need without leaving them in the red or cursing their lawyer. Leverage a Lawyer’s mission is to provide affordable, client-friendly, flat-fee legal services while creating peace of mind and legal support that is accessible for business in all stages of growth.

Leverage a Lawyer founder, Jessica Eaves Mathews is America’s Advocate for Women in Business™, seasoned business lawyer, published author, speaker, busy CEO and leading authority on helping women entrepreneurs step into their power and create a brilliant business without fear and without undue risk to their assets or hard work. Jessica has spent her legal career representing businesses and business owners, from solopreneurs, to mom and pop stores and restaurants, to professional service-providers, to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world, including serving as the head of litigation and compliance for Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, before launching her own firm. She has been there in every phase of the business life cycle from start-up on.

About StartupNation
StartupNation (http://www.startupnation.com) provides over 175,000 pages of business advice and networking for entrepreneurs and serves millions of entrepreneurs annually. StartupNation is a free service founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs with the intention of providing a one-stop shop for entrepreneurial success, including blogs from a host of experts, podcasts, webcasts, eBooks such as 23 Hot Businesses to Start Right Now (http://www.startupnation.com/hot-business/), award-winning step-by-step advice, and more.

StartupNation co-founders, Rich Sloan and Jeff Sloan, are two of the country’s leading small business experts. The Sloan brothers speak frequently at entrepreneurial forums and recently hosted a Public Television special helping people transform their passions into business opportunities. They are authors of StartupNation: Open for Business, published by Doubleday. The Sloan brothers are regularly quoted and featured in media such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune Small Business, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX News and many others.

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For StartupNation, contact Rich Sloan via email at rich at StartupNation dot com or by phone at 248-430-1002.

For Leverage a Lawyer, contact Jessica Eaves Mathews at Jessica at Leverage-a-lawyer dot com or by phone at 888-505-5838.

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