STACY MESTAYER

ALAW – Partner
ALAW’s Stacy Mestayer approaches every day as a chance to learn something new, and every experience as a potential catalyst for growth. “My exposure to, and ability to connect with and learn from, the people I meet is by far the most enriching part of my job.” Read More

JENNIFER A. NEEDS

Zieve, Brodnax & Steele, LLP
Jennifer A. Needs realized a childhood dream the day she became a lawyer. Someone who has always seen lawyers as problem-solvers, Needs did not initially expect to specialize in creditors’ rights. Today, however, she enjoys this practice, and she takes pride and great satisfaction in her unique ability to drive cases to resolution. Read More

ALISON ORLANS

Orlans PC – President and CEO
For Alison Orlans, assuming the role of President and CEO of Orlans PC is not just a professional accomplishment, it’s a personal one as well. “My mom started our firm 20 years ago with a vision to help people and make a difference in the industry. Read More

WENDY REIS

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce – Partner
With more than a decade of experience under her belt, Wendy Reiss brings leadership and ingenuity to McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, as well as a way of thinking that never allows a dead end. Reiss proves that creativity and industriousness are two of the greatest tools of the best legal minds. Read More

RUTH RUHL

RUTH RUHL, P.C.
Ruth Ruhl has been on both sides of the fence. Her experience as a loan officer before she went to law school helps her to see both sides of the equation. Ruhl assists clients with processes that allow them to work smarter rather than harder. Read More

ABBEY ULSH DREHER

Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, LLP
Abbey Ulsh Dreher is a Partner at Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, which, along with Barrett Daffin Frappier Treder & Weiss and Barrett Frappier & Weisserman, is collectively referred to as the BDF Law Group. Read More

CONNIE J. VANDERGRIFF

Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, LLP
“Dynamic” is how Connie J. Vandergriff describes the legal profession, a career in which she has excelled for 13 years. “A legal career afforded me challenges that other professions did not offer. It is a continuously evolving field with a variety of options,” she said. Read More