The leadership team at Legus International is a key factor that differentiates us. Our President is a founder of the network and has a personal mission to maintain quality standards, cutting edge educational programs and building relationships that keeps the network in the forefront of the industry. She has almost 30 years of experience consulting with law firms assisting them to become their best versions. She uses those skills to maintain strong connections and service among our members. The leadership team provides the vision, strategic planning and administration of the organization with the goal of providing the highest possible value to its members and their clients.
Our visionary team makes decisions based on our three main goals:
- Build relationships allowing members to refer work between themselves, enhancing their client service abilities,
- Educate lawyers in all aspects of law firm management and client service and
- Provide a non-competitive environment that allows members to share information among themselves, key information that ultimately enhances service to clients.
President and Co-Founder
Sandra is the founder and President of Legus International. Described as “a key visionary in the legal industry”, she works closely with the Advisory Board to provide forward-thinking education, management, administration and marketing programs that help the organization to go above and beyond the traditional network model.
Associate Retention: Keeping Our Best and Brightest (June, 2002), and The Effective Associate Training Program, Revised Edition (2006.) Both books are published by the American Bar Association’s Center for Continuing Legal Education. She is the co-author of The Survival Guide to Implementing Effective Law Firm Management Strategies, published by the Law Practice Division of the American Bar Association (2015). She is also published internationally regarding timely law firm management topics.
In 2003, Sandra was inducted as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management in recognition of her outstanding contributions and sustained commitment to the highest standards of professionalism in law practice management.
Olivet College 1844 Award for outstanding commitment and success in her professional life as well as her commitment to Olivet College and its goals and strategies.
Breana is an intricate part of member relationship development and service. She works closely with outside vendors and speakers to provide world class education, connections and experiences. Breana is responsible for planning and executing bi-annual international and domestic meetings from site selection to contract negotiations. Additionally, Breana spearheads our marketing and branding efforts.
Breana has been involved with Legus International since its conception in 1995. Her knowledge of the network allows her to uniquely serve our members. She is eager to help grow the network and build upon the existing foundation.
Advisory Board Chair
Ross joins our team from our member firm, Schwartz Semerdjian Cauley & Evans, LLP., in San Diego, California. He provides innovative ideas and feedback for our network initiatives from a lawyer perspective to help drive our goals. Ross aids in the new member recruitment and onboarding to expand our footprint as well as connect with current members to maintain close relationships.
Durban, South Africa
Strauss Daly Attorneys
Des Moines, Iowa
McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
Hutchinson Black and Cook
Livingston, New Jersey
Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.
New York City, New York
Cohen Tauber Spievack & Wagner
Macdonald Sager Manis
Carta, McAlister & Moore
Ray Robinson Law LPA
Lapidot, Melchior, Abramovich & Co
Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo
Los Angeles, California
Gibbs, Giden, Locher, Turner, Senet & Wittbrodt