Meet Our Team

Braden-PollockBraden Pollock
Founder

Braden Pollock is a serial entrepreneur and domain investor who owns several companies, both online and off. Among his businesses is Legal Brand Marketing, LLC, which focuses primarily on lead generation for DUI and traffic attorneys, as well as lawyers in other legal practice areas. Under his leadership, Legal Brand Marketing has become the leading provider of DUI and traffic ticket leads in the United States. His domain portfolio (www.LegalBrandDomains.com) includes many thousands of legal-related domain names. Mr. Pollock is a sought-after speaker, coach and trainer for criminal defense lawyers nationally and has served as an expert witness for domain and website disputes. He has an extensive background in publishing, advertising and marketing. He has worked in this field since 1989 and has published magazines such as The Immigration Times, The DUI Report and The Arrest Report, all of which are widely successful with significant readership. He is on the Board of Benevolent.net, a nonprofit focused on providing micro grants to people in need. Braden’s newest venture is a data-driven ad network that will apply AI and predictive behavioral analytics to lead generation products designed to better monetize domains through development, search, social and parking platforms.

Read more about Braden’s speaking engagements. 

 

 

 

 

 

mike-mattioMike Mattio
VP of Sales

Mike Mattio comes from a long background in legal lead generation and helping law firms build their client base.  In his previous role for nearly a decade,  Mike helped build one of the country’s largest lead generation networks for attorneys.  He has the knowledge and experience to help law firms successfully generate quality leads, and more importantly, convert those leads into paying clients.  Mike received a degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently resides in Chicago.

 

 

 

 

 

darbi-michelDarbi Michel
Marketing Director

Darbi has been with Legal Brand Marketing since 2007, overseeing and coordinating a variety of projects and campaigns. She manages the operations of the company as well as all display and digital marketing campaigns. She is also LBM’s graphic designer and has created numerous designs and layouts for clients that range from magazines, logos, websites, and corporate brochures. She received a degree in Finance of California State University Northridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

alessandra-ferrara-millerAlessandra Ferrara
Domain Manager
Alessandra Ferrara is dedicated to help build Legal Brand Marketing’s expanding client base with creative skills and effective client services. Originally from San Francisco, Alessandra previously worked as the Customer Service Manager at Snail Games USA. She studied Product Development at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.

 

 

 

 

 

 

michael-marakhovsky
Michael Marakhovsky
Affiliate Manager

As the Affiliate Manager for Legal Brand Marketing, Michael not only manages current affiliate relationships, but is also dedicated to expanding our client and affiliate partnerships. With years of online marketing experience, Michael works diligently to apply his skills and expertise to growing the scope of LBM services, while always staying focused on improving product quality.

 

 

 

 

 

nicole-moodyNicole Moody
Marketing Manager

Nicole has a background in retail management and real estate where she learned the value of working with a great team. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from California State University, Northridge. Nicole is excited to work with the LBM team and help further expand the business.

 

 

 

 

 

taylor-robertsTaylor Roberts
Business Development Coordinator

Taylor Roberts joined the Legal Brand Marketing team in June 2016 as Business Development Coordinator. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Great Falls located in Great Falls, Montana. She would like to eventually complete the rest of her degree in Psychology. Taylor’s previous experience involves working as an Operations Assistant for a corporate office as well as an intern for the Social Security Administration in Montana. She has also served as a missionary in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Taylor is looking forward to growing within LBM and expanding her knowledge in the legal field.

 

 

 

 

 

romney-balesRomney Bales
Business Development Manager

Romney Bales, originally from St. Louis, Missouri, moved to Austin, TX in 2007 to begin her career working with law firms to increase their client base and expand their overall visibility amongst the legal community. In her previous role, Romney helped many young attorneys hang their first shingle, while also enabling mature firms to refresh their client list and revamp their marketing style. She joined Legal Brand Marketing in 2015.

 

 

 

 

jenny-phanJenny Phan
Business Development Manager

Jenny Phan loves helping attorneys build, develop, and grow their practices using lead generation. She has experience developing targeted lead generation campaigns as well as helping attorneys with implementing best practices for an optimized lead management process. Her goal is to help attorneys get more clients! Jenny holds a degree in Philosophy and currently resides in the Bay Area.

 

 

 

 

 
Peter YrayPeter Yray
Business Development Manager

Peter Yray has had the pleasure of working with lawyers and their firms for over 15 years in every state and DMA in the country. Understanding their counties, regions, and areas of practice is key to having a long and fruitful relationship. Marketing and advertising has changed over the years and Peter believes this company holds the key to a lot more happy and successful clients!

 

 

 

 

 

Eric-SnowCiera Young
Legal Call Manager
Ciera has a passion for helping others and will go that extra mile. After completing her medical assistant program, she has decided to take a break and explore other ways to help people. She will be going back to school to continue her education earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. She is always up to challenge herself and is looking forward to growing with the team.

 

 

 

 

 

Eric-SnowEric Snow
Legal Call Representative
Eric spent four years as a Marine Corps communications operator in Okinawa, Japan. Honorably leaving service as a Corporal in 2005 he has since pursued various creative occupations within the culinary field, entertainment, and amusement industries. Eric has a great passion for the arts enjoying music, literature, and film making, and pursuing the performance side of these branches whenever he can collaborate with like-minded artists. As a data entry and call processing coordinator, Eric hopes to prove a valuable asset to the LBM team and assist wherever needed.

 

 

 

 

Eric-SnowRicardo Lepe
Legal Call Representative
Ricardo Lepe Jr. came to Legal Brand Marketing eager to begin new endeavors with us, his time in the legal marketing field has enabled him to gain valuable skills, such as leadership, quality assurance, and reliability; that he hopes to bring to LBM. On his leisure time, he enjoys trying new places to eat, riding his motorcycle and spending valuable time with his pets.

 

 

 

 

 
Kayla IgnatiusKayla Ignatius
Legal Call Representative
Kayla Ignatius received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Hampton University in May 2016. She is from Chicago and recently moved to Los Angeles. Kayla’s listening skills is what helps her successfully accomplish any given task. She is capable of effectively reporting information to her boss. She is a hard working individual who exudes positive energy. Her goal is to make others happy by being a great asset and not a cost to the team.