MEET THE EXPERTS AT LAW FIRM MENTOR
Allison Williams is the owner of not one, but two successful companies. She is Founder of Williams Law Group, a full service family law firm where she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as Matrimonial Law Attorney, and is certified by National Board of Trial Advocacy in Family Law. After taking Williams Law Group from start-up to a multi-million dollar business in 3.5 years, she created a second business, Law Firm Mentor, where she and her team provide business coaching services for solo and small law firm attorneys, helping them grow their revenues, crush chaos in business, and make more money.
Law Firm Mentor was born out Allison’s success in business, including winning the LawFirm500 award, ranking 14th of the fastest growing law firms in the nation, being named a Stevie Award Finalist for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017 and in 2018, being voted as NJBIZ’s Top 50 Women in Business, and designated one of the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. The motto of Law Firm Mentor is #NeverStopGrowing!
“No one creates success alone. We have an amazing team of professionals to help advance the company and serve our law firm owners from across the country.”
Allison C. Williams, Esq.
Law Firm Mentor
Lee Ann Enquist, COO
As both a lawyer and a business executive, Lee Ann understands the unique needs of legal professionals. She has nearly 30 years of legal industry experience. Prior to joining Law Firm Mentor, LLC as Chief Operating Officer, Lee Ann led and grew several businesses at Thomson Reuters, including West LegalEdcenter, Peer Monitor, Federal Publications and the Legal Executive Institute. She also led the operations, sales, and customer experience teams at National Business Institute. Lee Ann has a passion for developing people, growing businesses and serving her clients.
Lee Ann is an avid photographer and spends her off hours capturing the beauty of the upper Midwest and traveling the open road with her husband and children in their vintage Yellowstone RV.
MEET OUR COACHES
Wolfgang was a professional violinist for 12 years before becoming a Financial Analyst for a fund of hedge funds, further transitioning to becoming a Financial Advisor to Chief Restructuring Officers, Chapter 11 Trustees, Receivers and Creditor Committees. In that capacity, he worked with distressed companies in many industries, including dissolving law firms, so he understands law firm trust accounting, small business valuation, and profitability and finance. Before starting his own consulting business focused on small businesses, he was Director of Operations for a startup digital marketing company. In that role, he managed both Digital Marketing professionals and e-Commerce Retail associates and learned the nuances of digital marketing in order to hold his team of 12 accountable to KPIs in marketing. Wolfgang has an MBA from Baruch College, a Master’s from Brigham Young University, and spent a year in the Master’s program at the Julliard School.
Deb is a former professional athlete (softball), Deb started her career beyond athletics as a Mathematics teacher in a Charter school, before transitioning to become the lead instructor of business creation, management and growth for an athletic center in her home city of Salt Lake City, UT. She then transitioned to become a Business Consultant for the Salt Lake City Chamber Women’s Business Center, where she coached more than 1,200 businesses through strategic planning, growth, implementation, product and service creation, brand development, job growth, revenue generation, cash flow forecasting, financing, government contracting, expansion, strategic management, operational planning, sales, and marketing. In this capacity, Deb has helped to start 168 new businesses, 608 new jobs created, $50.6 Million in Revenue, Total increase in profit of $4.86 Million and $2.9 Million in capital accessed. Deb also has worked as the Director of Business Support Services for the Goldman Sachs Global Business Center where she obtained an Executive Certificate in Global Business Management and where she plans, coordinates, and implements a yearly marketing and outreach plan for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. There, she is a keynote speaker, trainer and facilitator of business conferences and she manages a team of 3 in coaching small business owners.
As a Business & Marketing Coach, Jesse brings more than 25 years of business, marketing, and coaching experience working with organizations in the United States, Canada, Germany, and Australia. Jesse is currently working towards his ICF Professional Certified Coach Credential with specialties in Certified Executive Coaching, Business Coaching, and Life Coaching. Jesse has experience teaching business and marketing at the collegiate level is currently a board member for Meals on Wheels in North Carolina. Jesse’s professional mission is to help business owners and leaders be more successful and happier, using the quickest, most efficient path possible. Jesse’s clients experience remarkable improvements in their productivity, time management, motivation, leadership skills, flexibility, goal attainment, and work/life balance. Jesse resides in Asheville, North Carolina, with his partner Lindsay and their four children, three cats, and Australian Shepard Pixel. When Jesse isn’t coaching, he likes to spend his time running, hiking, paddle boarding, and mountain biking. Jesse holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, BS in Management, BS in Marketing, and AS in Computer Engineering.
Chris has more than 25 years of experience working with and leading companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 corporations. Throughout his career, Chris has created multiple start-ups, led operational and economic turnarounds, spearheaded business coaching and leadership development programs in companies of all sizes, and coached small business owners through critical growth stages by systemizing and scaling their operations.
In addition to working with notable clients such as Campbells, Disney, Amazon, SAP, JP Morgan Chase, and McDonalds, Chris has coached and advised over 100 small businesses to success- more than half, scaled their business beyond $5 Million in annual revenue and several exited through successful acquisitions.
Chris is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as a coach and mentor to student entrepreneurs in two incubators at the University of Pennsylvania. Chris is also a member of the board of trustees of MaST Community Charter School, serving as Secretary and Treasurer.
MEET OUR TEAM
Laura Larson, Executive Assistant
With over a decade of experience, Laura is able to proactively crush the chaos that comes with a successful and growing organization. Laura has over 20 years of experience in client relations and operational management across several industries including insurance, finance and legal services. For more than a decade she successfully managed a large operational team for National Business Institute, a leading continuing legal education company. Laura has an aptitude for identifying operational inefficiencies and transforming those into effective and efficient workflows. She works closely with clients to ensure they have successful onboarding experiences. Laura enjoys assisting, developing and guiding people to achieve business success. Her extensive experience enables her to be a proactive problem solver, who is solution oriented and consistently delivers results for the organization and the CEO.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys the great outdoors with her family and fur critters.
Jasmine Harvey, HR Director/Director of Operations
As Director of HR & Operations, Jasmine is the engine behind the scenes that keeps Law Firm Mentor, LLC running. Her unparalleled organizational and interpersonal skills enable her to manage all aspects of the operation, from payroll and IT management to product merchandising. Formerly a paralegal for the Public Defender’s Office at the Office of Parental Representation, Jasmine also serves as Office Administrator for Williams Law Group, LLC. In this role, she has worked closely with senior management to cultivate an open and healthy company culture and successfully navigate the years of growth that have resulted in a multi-million-dollar firm. Jasmine’s arsenal of talents is complemented by her many years previously spent in retail management and customer service, which enabled her to master the art of multi-tasking, priority setting, and helping people.
Jasmine graduated from Manhattanville College, Summa Cum Laude, in 2012. She also spent 9 months abroad to study at Keio University in Tokyo in 2011, where she fell in love with Japanese culture and cuisine. Outside of work, Jasmine enjoys spending time with her family and pets, camping, and playing video games.
Bonnie Jaimes, Administrative Assistant
Combine creativity, organization, and a passion for technology, and you have Bonnie. Serving as an account recovery representative at Google Workspace, Bonnie was responsible for services such as time data administration, DNS hosting and set up, and problem-solving account related issues for clients. She has over five years of experience in client services and account management and her passion is ensuring that the client experience is best in class. Bonnie’s strong services background has enabled her to hone her emotional intelligence, professional time management and problem-solving skills.
Bonnie is currently working toward her degree in Psychology at Colombia’s National Open and Distance University. She loves hiking, camping, and all outdoor activities. When not at work she spends her time reading, creating digital illustrations, and being an amateur dog trainer.
Tony Le, Growth Strategist/Sales Team Leader
Tony's professional career includes working for some of the largest companies in their industry including Countrywide Home Loans, JP Morgan Chase and Zillow. However, his first memory of having a sales mentality was back in 8th grade where he had to sell tickets for a pancake breakfast to pay for a class trip to Washington D.C. He has more than 20 years devoted to building sales teams, systems, creating KPI's reporting and sales structures to achieve highly successful team first cultural mindsets. Tony was born in New York and currently resides in Astoria Queens. He is passionate about being active by snowboarding, hiking and living a fitness based lifestyle. Traveling, experiencing other cultures and enjoying all the amazing food this world has to offer is high on his priority list.