Frederick L. Shelton, President and CEO
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Mr. Shelton has over 23 years of experience with Associates, Of Counsel, Partners,

Groups and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has been recognized as one of the most

effective advocates for firms that are changing the way law is practiced. His

expertise in representing APLE's (a term he coined for Alternative Platform

Legal Entities) and boutiques is unparalleled. Additionally, he works with only

the most progressive and innovative boutiques and AmLaw's. Since 2009, has

declined to renew contracts with all but 7 AmLaw's. He has done due diligence

on countless boutiques, virtual firms and APLE's, and has accepted only those

who offer the best business models, most aggressive compensations platforms, most advantageous footprint, and aggregate resources, as clients. Frederick has held positions as the CMO of a litigation boutique, Executive Director of an intellectual property boutique and was the Director of the Legal Division of the largest, privately held employment agency in America. He has been a repeated guest lecturer at the University of San Diego on subjects which included:

Client Development for Attorneys
Career Management for Attorneys.
Negotiating Tactics and Strategies
Psychological Profiling for Business

Frederick proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He has always given to his community, having been a volunteer counselor at The Storefront Teen Crisis Center, Children's Hospital, the Turning Point Homeless Center and as the President of 1 Class at a Time Program. He is currently fundraising for the Nevada Project for Homeless Youth.
Since 2013, Frederick has volunteered with the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) at Creech & Nelles Air Force Bases where he teaches resume writing, job research and interviewing techniques.
Frederick and his wife & daughter live just outside of Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada.He enjoys volunteering, tennis, golf, writing and playing chess.

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