Jay earned his B.A. degree in history with a minor in philosophy from Southern Illinois University in 2002. He earned his JD degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 2005. Jay has worked both as a practicing attorney and as a financial planner. He is now offering premium writing and consulting services on Elance at very low rates.
Professional writing services from the perspective of a legal and financial professional. I can write about a wide variety of subjects and for a wide variety of purposes. I welcome the opportunity to to provide you with excellent copy writing, blogging and research article services. My unique combination of skills also allows me to help my clients develop professorial business plans that help them secure financing and plan their business strategies.
University of Toledo College of Law
2002 - 2005
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Bachelor of Arts
1998 - 2002
The Law Office of Jay F. Fortier PC
2007 - 2012
Owner of Chicago law firm specializing in bankruptcy, estate and financial planning, family law, foreclosure defense, creditor workouts/negotiations and real estate law. Responsible for all aspects of law firm management such as billing, employee management, information technology management, advertising, and client service.
Quest Capital Strategies
2007 - 2009
Developed relationships with prospects and prospected for clients by participating in group organizations and activities. Contacted leads purchased from online lead generation companies in order to schedule presentations. Informed clients and prospects about the details and characteristics of different investment products, including their tax consequences. Suggested investments to clients and prospects based on their stated investment goals and risk tolerance.
Macey & Aleman
2007 - 2007
Practiced bankruptcy law at large national consumer bankruptcy law firm. Handled incoming calls and questions from creditors, clients, and prospective clients. Prepared bankruptcy petitions and attended first (341 [a]) meeting of creditors with clients. Duties also included conducting meetings with prospective clients and signing representation agreements after explaining the details of bankruptcy law to them.
2006 - 2007
Prospected for clients via cold calling and free lunch presentations. Met with clients to access their financial needs and goals. Developed financial plans designed to address the financial goals and needs of clients. Participated in training activities such as call clinics, marketing seminars, investment product training, and licensing study sessions.