Founder + Executive Director
Professor, University of Miami School of Law
Guest Faculty, Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession and Executive Education
Recently recognized by the ABA as a Legal Rebel, Michele writes about the growing intersections between law, business, and legal innovation. She is currently conducting research on Heads of Innovation at law firms and General Counsels at international corporations in support of her upcoming book, Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Law. Michele presents regularly at law firms, corporations, and legal organizations on Innovation, Teaming, Collaboration, Culture Creation, Compliance, and Technology. In addition to teaching courses on the Changing Legal Profession and Entrepreneurship at MiamiLaw, she is Guest Faculty in Harvard Law School's Executive Education program. Michele received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and her B.A.,magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College. Linkedin | Read more | firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Innovation Officer
James Peters directs product development strategies and manages regulatory compliance related to new legal services offerings as the Vice President of New Market Initiatives for LegalZoom. James received a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is a solicitor in England and Wales. | Linkedin
Brand + Community Officer
Amir runs Axiom’s Social Media and UK Marketing, with an additional focus on Brand and Product Marketing. Amir was selected as the inaugural LWOW Intern in 2014, after his time as a student on the first ever LWOW X program. Since then, he has been integral to LWOW’s social media and event strategy and execution, as well as reshaping and managing the Alumni community, screening applications and interviewing subsequent LWOW interns, alumni advisors and students. Amir graduated with an LLM from UCL in 2014 and LLB from the University of Manchester in 2013. Amir is vehemently passionate about music, the environment and mental health, undertaking a guerrilla social media “Movember” charity campaign; to date, he has raised £18K+.
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Legal Technology Officer
Felix is a 2017 LWOW alum, where his passion to transform law sparked. Currently, he leverages technology and data to produce fresh solutions with legal context as a legal engineer at Wavelength.law. He holds an LL.M. from UCL and LL.B,. from Maastricht University. He’s always been keen to support easier Access2Justice, from building a platform for refugees to voice their stories to promoting social mobility in the legal practice - in June, his team won the Online Courts Hackathon of HM Courts & Tribunals Services. Felix is also on his way to converting his studies to qualify as an English solicitor. In his free time, he deejays. Linkedin | firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketing + Media Officer
Lachlan is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Griffith University and is a LWOW alum (2017). He holds a BA in History and English and is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy. Lachlan’s work background is diverse—while studying law, he has worked in graphic design, web development and SEO (once working in a chocolate factory). Before law school, Lachlan flew in the Royal Australian Air Force for a number of years. Lachlan loves to paint and draw, (which he keeps reassuring himself he will have time for once his law degree is completed). He is always ready to take on new challenges and is passionate for all things tech and creative. Linkedin | email@example.com
2019 Chad Fischer Intern
Babi earned her LL.B from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo (PUC-SP) in 2012, her Master of Laws in Finance and Capital Markets from Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (Insper) in 2017 in Brazil, and received an LL.M at Stanford Law School in the Corporate Governance Program (2018). While at Stanford, Babi focused in corporate governance, technology, clean energy, and venture capital. She was the president of the Advanced Degree Stanford Association and assisted Abraham Sofaer in his biography. Babi has experience with M&A practice and worked in international law firms, such as Linklaters and Mayer Brown, and will start an internship with Paypal (September 2018). Babi is passionate about social impact and currently invests and manages the legal matters of a tourism social impact company in Brazil called Vivalá. Linkedin | firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Chad Fischer Intern
Pam received her JD from the University of Montréal and is a 2018 LWOW alum who hopes to constantly develop her ability to work across cultures and linguistic boundaries. She has studied abroad at the China University of Political Science and Law and the Université de la Polynésie Française. She is currently working for a local women’s rights and social development organization in Quillabamba, Peru. There, she hopes to positively contribute to an international solidarity movement, which believes that different peoples that share the same interests in justice and equity can attain their goals through an open exchange of ideas and expertise. Linkedin | email@example.com
Reading is a high school student at Ransom Everglades in Miami, Florida with a passion for social justice and how social media and photography affect communities and individuals. In addition to being a Community Ambassador for LWOW, she is the founder of a non-profit endeavor, Photogetherness, which brings a sense of community through photography to group resident homes in South Florida. Reading is captain of her soccer team and president of Students Against Distracted Driving.
Community Ambassador Elect
Connor is a high school student with a passion for innovation, business, music, photography and writing. He is the president of the Pine Crest Innovation Club, founder of the PC Bugle Student Newspaper, and a staff writer for the PC Type One student newspaper. Connor completed a 2018 Congressional internship and an internship at the LAB Miami. In his free time, Connor also writes live music reviews for a blog that he created called The Norris Report. Linkedin
KickOff Community Volunteer
Kate is a senior at Mercer Island High School in Mercer Island, Washington. She enjoys business and is a two-time state qualifier at DECA. She has a passion for travel and exploring new cultures and has visited over 30 countries. In her free time she loves music and singing. Kate is an active member of the Mercer Island varsity cheer team and a mentor for the Sparkle Effect Cheer Squad, made up with students with disabilities.