Augusta Massey, Esq., Judge Pro Temp, Attorney, Speaker, Legal Coach and Published Author was just recently selected as the 2019 Top Attorney of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal profession.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With over a decade of professional experience in the legal field, Augusta has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Augusta has demonstrated success not only as an Attorney, Speaker and Published Author, but in every role she has held. Her impressive repertoire of roles have included clerking for the Office of General Counsel at the Tennessee Board of Regents and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, respectively, serving as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge George W. Emerson, for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Western Tennessee, acting as Senior Associate for Anthony A. Zmaila Limited PLLC., working as In-House Counsel for MaySept Healthcare Services, and teaching as a Professor in Legal Environment/ International Business Law for the College of Southern Nevada and Business Law/Business Ethics for the University of Fort Lauderdale. As Managing Attorney of Massey & Associates Law Firm, PLLC, her areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: Business Law, Bankruptcy, Business Formation, Foreclosure Mediation, Litigation, and Contracts. In addition to being a small business owner, Augusta is appointed by the Nevada Supreme Court as a foreclosure mediator.
Aside from her successful career as a Professor and Attorney, Augusta is a sought-after speaker and invited guest on several podcasts, radio and television shows. She has published 2 books and 1 anthology. Her books are available on Amazon: Lawyer Up: How to be the Boss at Your Own Law Firm and Boss Up! How to Start (And Run) Your Own Successful Business. Augusta is the Vice President for the Las Vegas National Bar Association and a graduate of the New American Leaders Leadership Program, just to mention a few of her pro bono activities. Augusta earned her Bachelor’s Degree with highest honors from the University of Memphis and her Juris Doctorate from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Augusta for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is brilliant at what she does and has accomplished so much in such a short period of time. She is humble, gracious and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.”
Throughout her illustrious career, Augusta has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2020 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and is being considered for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award. For 2019 Augusta, was selected as Top Attorney of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) and she will be honored at their Annual Awards Gala being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. She was honored as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas (3 consecutive years), a Top 40 Under 40 by Vegas, Inc. and recognized as 1 of 15 Women in Business and Politics by the Urban Chamber of Commerce in 2019.
Looking back, Augusta attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all her endeavors. When not working, she enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family. For the future, she hopes to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way she can.
The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.
IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place to help build entrusting relationships.
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