Legal Brand Marketing Staff
Get to know the people who work hard to make your account a success.
Braden Pollock | Founder & Owner
Braden Pollock is a well-known domain investor, angel investor and serial entrepreneur. Among his companies is Legal Brand Marketing, which provides "lead generation" services to lawyers nationwide. Braden also owns ScienceFiction.com and Sultra.com . As an angel investor, he has an equity interest in several dozen other companies including The Grooming Network (StraightRazors.com, etc), BoldMetrics.com and Epik.com, DataZoom.io, Tastry.com, Dock.bot, Styku.com and others. His domain portfolio is well into the thousands of names with a current focus on premium one-word .com names. Braden’s newest venture is a data-driven ad network that will apply predictive behavioral analytics to lead generation products designed to better monetize domains through development, search and social. He also serves on several Boards including the non-profit, Benevolent.net.
Darbi Bodie | Managing Director
Darbi has been with Legal Brand Marketing since 2007. As the Managing Director, Darbi oversees the company, focusing on growth and innovation. She creates and manages the digital and print campaigns for the company's lead generation services, and has designed numerous websites and publications for LBM's clients. She received a degree in Finance of California State University Northridge, and enjoys spending her free time with her family.
Mike Mattio | VP of Sales
Mike has been involved in legal marketing sales for 15 years. He came to LBM in 2015 to both grow the company's network of attorneys as well as grow the sales team. He manages all aspects of sales at the company and works to build a team of experienced sales reps that will help our law firms build a successful practice through lead generation. Mike received a degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently lives in Chicago.
Andy Northcutt | VP of Business Development
Andy Northcutt has been in legal marketing since 2007. Handling everything from national law firm and strategic alliances to affiliate traffic/lead generation partnerships in his previous role, he ended up directing all business development activities for what became the country’s largest portfolio of legal companies. He received a degree in Advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andy currently lives in Seattle with his family of four and a mixed breed rescue dog named Murph.
Nicole Merva | VP of Operations
Nicole started with Legal Brand Marketing in 2014 and now manages daily operations of the company as the VP of Operations. Nicole’s previous experience in the customer service department and business development department within Legal Brand Marketing have given her the experience to strategize and implement ways to increase efficiency for the company at large. Nicole works closely with each department manager to streamline processes, lower costs and grow each department. Nicole has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from California State University, Northridge.
Ginger Booker | Client Support Specialist
Ginger joined Legal Brand Marketing in October 2019 as a Business Development Coordinator. She is originally from central California where she graduated from California State University, Bakersfield. Her previous roles included marketing and customer relations and she plans to use those skills to provide exceptional customer service to our clients while learning more about business and the field of law.
Emmett Berktold | Data Coordinator
Emmett joined Legal Brand Marketing in 2021 as a Data Coordinator. He is originally from the Inland Empire of Southern California, where he attended California Polytechnic University, Pomona. His previous experience included coordinating large scale logistical operations while providing exceptional customer service, which he plans to utilize to the greater benefit of LBM and its clients.
Romney Bales | Sales Representative
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 Phan | Sales Representative
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.
Cody Koepke | Sales Representative
Cody has been helping attorneys expand their law practices through lead generation and developing a larger internet presence since 2016. By creating detailed and specific lead campaigns, he has helped hundreds of attorneys to attract more clients and grow targeted practice areas within their firms. He believes that attention to detail and attentiveness to his clients is the key to helping firms see success in lead generation. A Chicago native, Cody holds a degree in Biology.
Tiara Baker | Client Support Administrator
Tiara is originally from Los Angeles, California where she attended San Francisco State University while majoring in Design. She strives to use her creative skills to provide exceptional customer service while taking on new clients and is looking forward to growing with Legal Brand Marketing.
Joe Little | Business Development Associate
Joe joined the LBM team in July 2020 as a Data Coordinator. Originally from Chicago getting familiar with all forms of technology and computer sciences, he relocated to Los Angeles in 2007. His previous experience of marketing, management, sales, and media production have made him excel at teamwork and customer service. Joe is looking forward to learning new things in the legal industry everyday and excited to apply new technologies while working in a team environment.
Charlie Cliggett | Sales Representative
Charlie has a work history dedicated to legal marketing and lead generation to help attorneys promote their law practices and grow their client base for the past 5 years. He prides himself on building rapport, effective communication and attentive correspondence with attorneys. His experience in sales and account management has allowed him to act as a partner to attorneys and provide a higher level of customer service. He takes the approach of learning the goals and objectives of attorneys to ensure a high rate of return for their firms. Charlie holds a degree from the University of Dayton in Communications.