Founder & Principal Attorney

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Attorney Bartolotta earned her doctorate of law from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2005.  Prior to that, she attended graduate school at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, from 2000 to 2002.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology (B.A.) from Carnegie Mellon University in 1998.  She was a management consultant for a few years and also taught at both the college level and high school level, teaching test-prep courses for the Princeton Review, undergraduate classes while at grad student at UMass, and high school classes to gifted students through Summer Institute for the Gifted at Amherst College.  She was at a large law firm for a short time, prior to creating B-Law LLC.  She is also a member of Mensa.

She grew up in Connecticut and returned to the area after law school to begin her practice.  In 2012, she moved to Astoria, Oregon, but maintains her practice remotely while enjoying all that life has to offer in the Pacific Northwest.

The following is a sample of her leadership experiences, awards, and publications:

Leadership:

Marlborough Business Association, Board Member, 2009-2010
Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Real Estate Council, 2007-2010.

Awards:

Best Use of Social Networking, Hartford Business Journal, e-Technology Summit, 2009.
Entrepreneurial Success Story, The Entrepreneur Circle, 2008.
Pro Bono Honor Roll, Connecticut Bar Association, 2007.

Teaching & Speaking Engagements:

Frequent lecturer on several topics, including the following:
– social media in small business and service professions
– real estate law
– small business law
– business planning & strategy

Publications:

“Real Estate Transactions with Legal Entities.” In-Depth Title Insurance Principles, National Business Institute, September 2008.

“Avoiding Ethical Disputes in Real Estate Transactions.” In-Depth Title Insurance Principles, National Business Institute, September 2008.

“What They Didn’t Teach You in Those Expensive Classes: Investing is a Business.” First-Time Homebuyer Magazine, Online Edition, August 28, 2008.

“Ethical Traps for the Real Estate Investor.” First-Time Homebuyer Magazine, Print Edition, July/August 2008.

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