ADA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LegalShield, one of North America’s leading providers of affordable legal plans for individuals, families and small businesses, honored the company’s top independent associates with the coveted Lady of Justice award during its annual international convention, themed “A Better World,” last week in Dallas, Texas. The event brought together over 5,000 associates across the U.S. and Canada for three days of engagement with leading expert speakers, specialized professional development training and networking opportunities.
“Our associates play a critical role in the success of LegalShield,” said Jeff Bell, CEO of LegalShield. “Each year at our convention, we celebrate their efforts to provide equal access to the liberty, equality, opportunity, and justice that every human deserves. It is only fitting that we recognize the top Associates who help us carry out our mission and perform at record breaking levels.”
From the convention stage, the highest ranked associates in key categories were bestowed the Lady of Justice award, named to reflect LegalShield’s critical mission to make justice accessible to everyone by offering affordable legal counsel when they need it. This year’s recipients are:
Top Recruiter: This award recognizes the Top Associates, both Personal and Power Team, who secured the largest number of new recruits during the calendar year.
- Kenny and Tabatha Spurlock – Personal
- Brian and Melissa Carruthers – Power Team
LevelUP Qualifications: This award recognizes the Top Associates, both Personal and Power Team organizations, with the highest percentage of recruits who have LevelUP qualified to Senior Associate.
- Joe and Gale Lovejoy – Personal
- Carolyn Livesay – Power Team
Rank Advancement: This award recognizes the Top Associates, both Personal and Power Team organizations, with the most associate rank advances during the calendar year.
- Pamela Smith – Personal
- Timmer Halligan – Power Team Volume
- Timber C. Mosley - Power Team Percentage
Top Producer: This award recognizes the Top Associates with the largest number of plan sales within a calendar year in four distinct categories: Legal, IDShield, Small Business and Group.
- Randy and Pam Wells – Legal
- Shakira and Sean Walker – IDShield
- Natalie James – Small Business
- John and Lisa Schiller – Group
Retention: This award recognizes the Top Associates, both Personal and Power Team organizations, with the highest active membership rate.
- James Warnick – Personal
- Tonya and Jeremiah Mack – Power Team
New Groups Opened: This category recognizes associates who help protect and empower small business owners and their employees.
- Dana M. Swarner – Small Group
- Marty Gilano – Large Group
Trainer of the Year: This award recognizes the top group trainer.
- Mindy Rogers
A trailblazer in the democratization of affordable access to legal protection, LegalShield is one of North America’s largest providers of subscription legal plans covering more than 4.375 million people. IDShield’s identity theft solution for individuals and families has more than one million members. LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 141,000 businesses. In addition, 34,000 companies offer LegalShield and IDShield plans to their employees as a voluntary benefit. Both legal and identity theft plans start for less than $25 per month.
LegalShield’s legal plans provide access to qualified law firms and their attorneys with an average of 22 years of experience in family matters, estate planning, financial and business issues, consumer protection, tax, real estate, benefits disputes and auto/driving issues. Unlike other legal plans or do-it-yourself online services, LegalShield has dedicated law firms in 50 states and 4 provinces in Canada that members can access at a fraction of typical law firm hourly rates.
IDShield provides identity monitoring and restoration services and is the only identity theft protection company armed with a team of Licensed Private Investigators to restore a member’s identity.