Chief Executive Officer and Chief Visionary
Phillip Galyen, an AV-rated attorney with more than 35 years of experience, has been an online legal services pioneer since the 1990s. Phil is a founding partner in Bailey & Galyen, a leading consumer law firm in Texas, with 19 offices across the state.
Jeffrey A. Rattikin
President and Co-Visionary
Jeffrey A. Rattikin, AV-rated and board-certified in residential real estate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has been at the forefront of the application of online technology to legal information since the early days of the Internet, as a thought leader and early advocate of unbundled legal services and online law practice tools. The founder of TexasLegaldocs.com, Jeff has practiced law in the state of Texas for a quarter of a century.
Chief Operating Officer
With more than 25 years of experience in online consulting, Akhil has long been a trend leader in online marketing, website development and web analytics for lawyers, law firms and their clients.
CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Rick Cruz serves as the Chief Financial Officer for LawConnect, Inc. dba GetLegal, overseeing the financial strategy and operations of the company. He brings over 30 years of experience in the legal industry. He currently serves as Executive Director for Bailey & Galyen, one of the largest consumer law firms in the state of Texas. He previously served as Executive Director for Cantey Hanger, one of the oldest and largest full-service law firms in the state of Texas. Mr. Cruz is actively involved in the Association of Legal Administrators, having served as past President of the Fort Worth Chapter, and as Chair-Elect of the Diversity Committee and member of the Fee Arbitration Committee for the Tarrant County Bar Association. He received his accounting degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and obtained his CPA in 1990.
Editor in Chief
John Gutierrez is an attorney admitted to practice in California, Texas and Mississippi. He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1999. He graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in American civilization and holds a master’s degree in library and information studies from the University of California at Berkeley.
Director of Web Technology
Director of Photography
Senior Digital Marketing Manager