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Jessica Eaves Mathews

Founder of Leverage Legal Group

Jessica Eaves Mathews, founder of Leverage Legal Group®, is passionate about pioneering the new business model for accessible legal services to support businesses at every stage of growth.  Jessica is an award-winning entrepreneur, intellectual property & business lawyer, best-selling author, sought-after speaker, and leading authority on helping women entrepreneurs and executives step into their power and create a brilliant business, career and life on their own terms.  She is the co-author of the #1 Best Selling book, Wonder Women: How Western Women Will Save the World, has been featured on MSNBC, Oprah Magazine, Forbes.com, NBC, Oxygen, Allure Magazine, and is the Silver Stevie® award winner for Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2012.

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. She was the head of litigation and compliance for Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft.  She advises businesses on a variety of matters, including entity formation, trademark and copyright, IP, Internet Law, contracts. She serves as virtual General Counsel for small and mid-sized businesses each month, advising them on a myriad of legal issues that arise from daily operations.

Jessica graduated magna cum laude from Seattle University School of Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Seattle University Law Review. Jessica received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Mexico.

Jessica has continued to get experience “on the other side of the conference table” as an entrepreneur and is the Founder and CEO of several companies, including Grace & Game® and Untoxicating Beauty®,  and co-founder of Hautepreneurs®, the Premier Peer Network for New Mexico's Women Entrepreneurs.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
    Albuquerque Business First Woman of Influence 2015
    Albuquerque Business First, 2013 Top CEO, Business Services
    Silver Stevie® Award for Women in Business, Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2012
    StartupNation® Leading Moms in Business 2012
    Washington Law and Politics’ Rising Star, 2001 and 2002
    AVVO rating of “Excellent”
    Martindale Hubbell rating of 5 stars