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Company Overview of LegalShield

Company Overview

LegalShield designs, underwrites, and markets legal expense plans in the United States and Canada. It offers memberships, which allows members to access legal services through a network of independent law firms. The company provides preventive legal services, which offers toll-free access to a member’s provider law firm for advice and consultation on legal matters; motor vehicle legal protection services; and trial defense services that provide assistance to the member and member’s spouse through a schedule of benefits based on membership. It offers internal revenue service (IRS) audit protection service, which provides up to 50 hours of legal assistance per year in the event of member, spou...

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Ada, OK 74820

United States

Founded in 1972

680 Employees

Phone:

580-436-1234

Fax:

580-436-7409

Key Executives for LegalShield

Chief Executive Officer
Executive Chairman
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
Age: 53
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 61
Executive Vice President and President of The Business Solutions Business Unit
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

LegalShield Key Developments

LegalShield Announces Executive Changes

LegalShield announced several personnel and organizational changes within the organization. As part of the changes, a new Office of the Chief Executive has been created to strengthen operational effectiveness and efficiencies. Reporting directly to Jeff Bell, the CEO of LegalShield, the a new Office of the Chief Executive will be comprised of the following individuals: Ms. Kathy Pinson, in the new role of Chief Operating Officer; Mr. Steve Williamson, Chief Financial Officer; Mr. Darnell Self, in the new role of Executive Vice President of Network and Business Development; Ms. Keri Norris, in the new role of Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and General Counsel; and Mr. Don West, Vice President of Human Resources and Leadership Development. All changes are effective immediately. In addition, LegalShield announced new roles and promotions for several other prominent executives: Mr. Alan Fearnley will serve as President of the Network and Consumer Business Unit reporting to Mr. Jeff Bell. He will continue as the Chief Commercial Officer. Reporting to Alan will be Mr. Patrick Hodges in the new role of Vice President of Sales and Network Development; Mr. James Rosseau will serve as President of the Business Solutions Business Unit reporting to Mr. Jeff Bell; Mr. John Long will serve in the new role of Vice President of Marketing Operations. John will report to Kathy Pinson, the COO. Reporting to John will be: Ms. Kozetta Lucas in the new role of Director of Training and Associate Development.

Claire Terrell Joins Legalshield as Vice President of Marketing for Legalshield Business Solutions

LegalShield announced that Claire Terrell has joined the company as vice president of marketing for LegalShield Business Solutions. Terrell was executive director of marketin for AT&T Small Business and Alternate Channels.

LegalShield Announces Executive Changes

LegalShield announced that Jeff Bell has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bell succeeds Rip Mason, who will now serve as Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Bell comes to LegalShield with over 20 years of corporate leadership and consumer marketing experience for global brands including Microsoft, Chrysler, Ford and NBCUniversal.

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