Kristin Capritto assists clients with all aspects of estate planning, trust administration, probate, business entities, and real estate transactions. Her alternative dispute resolution and negotiation expertise offers clients alternatives to litigation and adversarial proceedings.
Kristin works with families and individuals to effectuate their wealth transfer and succession planning goals. She also regularly advises clients in connection with entity formation and management, real estate transactions, as well as the local, state, federal, and international tax consequences of their objectives. With her special focus on charitable planning, clients trust her to manage the formation and administration of private foundations and nonprofit entities. As a skilled mediator and negotiator, Kristin assists business partners with pre-venture counseling to minimize future conflicts and ensure the longevity and success of joint ventures. When necessary, she effectively and efficiently employs her advocacy skills to obtain the results her clients deserve in state and federal courts.
Kristin’s legal education and experience spans nearly two decades; her more than 10 years as a paralegal in various aspects of trusts, estates, business transactions, and taxation has given her a wide breadth of knowledge and expertise to the benefit of her clients. She has amassed more than 300 hours of mediation and negotiation training, both locally and internationally, and has participated in peace-building processes involving both interpersonal conflicts and politics at the community level on an international scale.
Paula T. Edgar, Esq. is CEO of PGE Consulting Group LLC, a firm that provides training and education solutions at the intersection of professional development and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Paula is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and facilitator, conducting live and virtual presentations for clients across industries. Paula develops customized programming for all engagements and her areas of diversity expertise include unconscious bias, inclusive leadership, and allyship. Her professional development skill set includes personal branding, relationship building, and mentor/sponsor best practices. Paula encourages all participants to Engage Your Hustle™- her business tagline, mantra, and method to elevate their professional endeavors.
Paula is active in numerous organizations, including the New York City Bar Board and past President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA). Paula is also a 2015 Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Fellow, an Ellis L. Phillips Foundation Trustee, and she’s on the Executive Committee of the Deerfield Academy Alumni Association.
Paula practiced law for the New York City Commission on Human Rights and her experiences also include several leadership roles focused on talent development and inclusion.
Paula has been featured in publications including the New York Times, Bloomberg Law, Essence Magazine, Shondaland, and Business Insider. Paula received the Ruth Whitehead Whaley Service Award from the Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA), the Network Journal Magazine’s “40 Under Forty”, the Ms. JD “Woman of Inspiration”, and the A Better Chance “Rising Star” award.
Paula received her B.A. in Anthropology from California State University, Fullerton, and her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law.
Stefanie Marrone advises law firms of all sizes, professional service firms, B2B companies, professional associations and individuals with brand building and revenue generating strategies and tactics in marketing, business development, social media and communications. She also serves as outsourced chief marketing officer/marketing department for law firms.
Stefanie provides the full range of law firm marketing and business development support, and has a particular focus on advising firms and their employees on how to effectively utilize social media platforms for relationship building, revenue generation and branding. She creates development and social media training programs and helps professionals of all levels build their brands and businesses.
Over her nearly 20-year legal marketing career, Stefanie has worked at and with a broad range of big law, mid-size and small firms, which has given her a valuable perspective of the legal industry. They include Sullivan & Cromwell, Paul, Weiss, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Proskauer, McKee Nelson, Mayer Brown and Morrison & Foerster.
Stefanie is a frequent published author (Law360, the New York Law Journal, the Mid-Market Report, Law.com, JD Supra) and her blog the Social Media Butterfly. She also is an active public speaker (the New York City Bar, the Legal Marketing Association, Ark Group, Association of Legal Administrators, Perrin Conferences, Fordham University School of Law, Columbia University and American University Washington College of Law).
Partner and Chair of Public Client Practice, certified Leadership Coach
Betsy Miller Partner and Chair of Public Client Practice, certified Leadership Coach
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Betsy A. Miller chairs Cohen Milstein’s’ Public Client practice, where she represents state attorneys general. Betsy has built a national reputation for deftly guiding some of the country’s highest profile government investigations and landmark settlements. She is also an advocate for change in the legal profession, a certified leadership coach, keynote speaker, author, and adjunct professor.
Betsy’s professional background includes positions in academia, local government, federal government, at Big Law defense firms and, for the past 13 years, at a preeminent plaintiff’s firm. This range of experiences augments Betsy’s ability to understand different perspectives and to shift the status quo.
Betsy is a 2021-2022 Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School, a program that recognizes exemplary lawyers with distinguished careers in public service; and she is the 2021 recipient of The National Law Journal’s Visionary Award, which honors a member of the bar who has shown extraordinary creativity in bringing the legal industry together and supporting the professional development of attorneys across the country. She is active in numerous organizations, including as an Executive Committee member of the National Trial Lawyers, as Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership Forum at the National Trial Lawyers Summit, and as a member of the ABA Women Rainmakers Committee.
Betsy graduated from Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School, and she holds certificates in Leadership Coaching and Navigating Polarities from Georgetown University.