Sofia Lingos

 

SOFIA S. LINGOS, ESQ. | MANAGING ATTORNEY

Trident Legal LLC

Welcome.  My name is Sofia Lingos and I would love to discuss how I can assist you in legally achieving your business goals.  I have a passion for providing accessible legal services to small businesses and start-ups to ensure their protection and promote growth.  I believe that employing a client-centric approach is critical to a successful partnership between a client and counsel.  I strive to eliminate the barriers established by the legal system and ensure clarity throughout the process.  I welcome any questions and an opportunity to introduce myself further.

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

Massachusetts State Bar Admission

Massachusetts Real Estate Broker’s License

Massachusetts Notary 

EXPERIENCE

Attorney Lingos’s primary commitment is to her clients and practice.  She is also an Associate Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law.  To learn more about her prior positions and academics endeavors click here.

HONORS & AWARDS

I do it for the clients, not the notoriety, but it is nice to be recognized.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT                          

I am deeply committed to community work within the Commonwealth and across the nation.  I also enjoy being active within professional organization.

PUBLICATIONS 

  • The Cost of Operating a Small Business in Boston, Business Law (February 2018).
  • Initial Steps in Hanging Your Shingle, MCLE New England (January 2018).
  • Join the ABA Law Practice Division’s Fellowship Program, Law Practice Magazine (December 2017).
  • Law Firms Surviving Hurricane Harvey, Law Technology Today (August 2017).
  • Track Changes and Redlining, Law Technology Today (June 2017).
  • Experts Share Personal Productivity Tips, Law Technology Today (April 2017).
  • Solo and Small Firm Technology, ABA TECHREPORT (December 2016).
  • The Incubator Movement: Hatching Happy Attorneys and Addressing Access to Justice Issues, Law Practice Today (December 2016).
  • Holiday Tech Gifts, Law Technology Today (November 2016).
  • The Art of the Presentation, Law Technology Today (October 2016).
  • Are Podcasts Still Relevant, Law Technology Today (September 2016).
  • Online Essentials, Law Technology Today (July 2016).
  • Legal Incubator Alternative: New Post-grad Options in the Legal Field, Before the Bar (April 2016).
  • The Best Apps for Productivity, Law Technology Today (May 2016).
  • Social Media and Law Professionals, Law Technology Today (March 2016).
  • Don’t be Afraid, It’s Just New Technology, Law Technology Today (January 2016).
  • 5 Questions on Password Management, Law Technology Today (November 2015).
  • 5 Questions on Digital Assistants, Law Technology Today (October 2015).
  • Bootstrapping: Building a Law Firm on a Budget, Law Practice Today (September 2015).
  • Gwynne Monahan, 5 Questions on Artificial Intelligence Published Panel (August 2015).
  • The Law Practice Fellowship Advantage, Law Practice Today (May 2015).
  • Kickstarter Campaign Showcase, The SciTech Lawyer (Fall 2014).
  • Super Marketing Tips, Attorney at Work (July 2014).
  • Super Marketing Tips, Attorney Journal (Volume 100, 2014).
  • The Empowerment Model: An Innovative Approach to AFAs, Law Practice Today (June 2013).
  • Free Google Tools for Lawyers, Northeastern Law Newsbrief (May 2013).
  • B“law”ging, Northeastern Law Newsbrief (February 2013).
  • Systemizing Your Shop and Presenting Palatable Prices, Law Practice Today (October 2012).
  • A Recent Graduate’s Toolbox for Building a Law Practice, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Solo and Small Firm Publication (May 2012).
  • The Five “BEs” for Social Media Management, Northeastern Law Newsbrief (December 2012).
  • Law Practice Management: Access to Justice, Northeastern Law Newsbrief (November 2012).
  • WBA New Lawyer Committee Pro Bono Open House, Women’s Bar Review (Winter 2010).

BROADCASTS

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

  • Tech2Practice: Tips and Tools for Capturing Billable Time, MCLE, Boston, MA (May 2019).
  • Challenges & Opportunities of New Technology & Social Media, Practicing with Professionalism MCLE, Boston, MA (March 2019).
  • Paperless Practice, ABA TechShow, Chicago, IL (March 2019).
  • Planning for Tomorrow, Today, ABA TechShow, Chicago, IL (February 2019).
  • Building a Technology Bridge to Access Justice, Women of Legal Tech Summit, Chicago, IL (February 2019).
  • The Paperless Office, MCLE New England: Tech2Practice, Boston, MA (November 2018).
  • Personal Branding & Business Development for Law Firm Associates, MCLE New England, Boston, MA (October 2018).
  • Maximizing the Potential of Microsoft Word® and Adobe®, MCLE New England: Tech2Practice, Boston, MA (January 2018).
  • Business Planning, Mass Bar Association: Practice Launch Pad, Boston, MA (September 2017).
  • Law Office Management, Practicing with Professionalism: MCLE New England, Boston, MA (September 2017).
  • Practical Marketing: Stories from the Trenches, MCLE New England: 7th Annual Super Marketing Conference,        Boston, MA (June 2017).
  • Starting Out Solo, New York City Bar Association, New York City, NY (May 2017).
  • Hanging Your Shingle, Northeastern University School of Law: Solo and Small Firm Symposium, Boston, MA (April 2017).
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity for Solo & Small Firm Lawyers, Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA (February 2016).
  • Law Practice Startup Workshop, Mass LOMAP, Boston, MA (December 2016).
  • Building Practice Ready Lawyers, Northeastern University School of Law Reunion, Boston, MA (October 2016).
  • Creating a Business & Practicing Law, Starting Out Solo, Boston, MA (September 2016).
  • Expert Takeover Series: Business Law, Boston Business Women, Boston, MA (July 2016).
  • Law Firm Marketing, 6th Annual Super Marketing Conference, Boston, MA (June 2016).                                       
  • Social Media and the Law, Northeastern Women in the Law, Boston, MA (July 2016).
  • Solo & Small Firm Tech Report, ABA TechShow: LTRC State of Legal Technology, Chicago, IL (March 2016).
  • Business Planning Workshop, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, MA (February 2016).
  • Small Business Representation: The Basics and Hot Topic Trends, Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA (February 2016).                                                                                    
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration: Greek Program, Master of Ceremonies, Quincy, MA (October 2015).
  • Hanging Your Own Shingle, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (October 2015).
  • Business Planning Workshop, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, MA (September 2015).
  • How to Start and Run a Successful Law Firm, Massachusetts Bar Association, Randolph, MA (May 2015).
  • Greek Independence Day Parade Announcer, Boston, MA (April 2015).
  • Rebranding the Law Firm, MCLE New England: Branding Your Law Practice, Boston, MA (March 2015).
  • How to Use the Cloud Securely in Your Practice, Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA (March 2015).
  • The Intersection of Social Media and Personal Branding, American Bar Association’s Women Rainmakers Fall Local Program, Boston, MA (2014).
  • An Introduction to Social Media Marketing for Lawyers, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (2014).
  • Taking the Fear Out of Encryption, American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (2014).
  • Personal Branding, Northeastern University School of Law Women in the Law Conference (Co-Chair), Boston, MA (2014).
  • Greek Laity Awards Master of Ceremonies, Braintree, MA (2014).
  • Hang Your Own Shingle, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (2014).
  • Business Planning Workshop, Women’s Bar Association, Waltham, MA (2014).
  • Greek Independence Day Parade Announcer, Boston, MA (2014).
  • Law Firm Marketing Plan Workshop, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, MA (October 2013).
  • Solo and Small Firms Roundtable: Success Stories, Business Models & Marketing Tips for Solo & Small Firms, American Bar Association Annual Litigation Meeting, Chicago, IL (2013).
  • Law Firm Business Plan Workshop, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, MA(2013).
  • Contract Drafting, Northeastern University School of Law Transactional Law Clinic, Guest Lecturer, Boston, MA (2013).
  • Cum Laude Keynote Speaker, Cape Cod Academy, Osterville, MA (2013).
  • B”law”ging Basics & Twitter Tricks, Women’s Bar Association, Boston, MA (2013).
  • Search Engine Optimization & Enhancing Your Online Presence, Starting Out Solo, Boston, MA (2012).
  • Foundations for a New Practice, Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA (2012).
  • 10 Minute Mentoring, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (2011, 2012 & 2013).
  • How to Start and Run a Solo Practice, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (2011 & 2012).
  • Navigating Successful Transitions, Women’s Bar Association, Boston, MA (2011).
  • National Alumni Leaders Panel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (2010).
  • How to Use Social Media to Build Your Business/Assist with Rainmaking, Women in the Law, Boston, MA (2009).
  • Successfully Implementing Social Media in your Legal Practice, South Shore Attorney’s Networking Group, Braintree, MA (2009).

PUBLICITY

  • Judy Malmon, Designing a Legal Plan for Your Business, Super Lawyers (May 2018).
  • Dan Mangan, Lawyers could be the next profession to be replaced by computers, CNBC (February 2017).
  • My Traffic Man, Technology Lowering Cost and Increasing Access to Legal Care, HeraldNet (February 2017).
  • Joe Kourieh, MBA Teams with Innovative Legal Incubator on Workshop, Massachusetts Lawyers Journal (April 2016).
  • Gwynne Monahan, 5 Questions on Artificial Intelligence, Law Technology Today (August 2015).
  • Carole Levitt, LP Mash-up: Discount on Business Strategies, Law Practice Today (May 2015).
  • Heidi Alexandra, Women You Need to Know: In Law and Technology (April 2015).
  • Excellence in the Law Honorees: Sofia S. Lingos, Esq. (Published Interview), Mass Lawyers Weekly(April 2014).
  • Brandon Gee, Boston Solo Launches Innovative Law Practice in Greece, Mass Lawyers Weekly(January 2014).
  • Jeri Zeder, Going it Alone – Together, Northeastern Law Magazine(Winter 2014).
  • Meghan Laska, Boldly Going: Technology Takes Lawyers to Places They’ve Never Been Before, Northeastern Law Magazine(Winter 2013).
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