Seen and heard...
"Culture Dive," GPSolo Magazine
Webinar (Moderator), ABA GPSolo, "Valuing Your Solo or Small Firm Practice"
Panelist, "New Lawyers and Starting a Solo or Small Firm," ABA GPSolo and ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Austin, Texas, (scheduled)
Webinar (Speaker), American Inns of Court, "Diversity, Ageism, and Career Reinvention"
(planned) First Qtr 2020
Deian McBryde, Esq.
Deian McBryde is a family and general practice attorney, mediator, and family law settlement facilitator.
Before becoming an attorney, Deian worked in business, employee development, technology, and the arts. He owned Nob Hill Yoga and Teaching School, advised large organizations through major operational and cultural transformations as a change management consultant, was an executive for a life-health insurance company, and supervised on-site adult and youth learning programs for Apple Retail in Albuquerque.
Deian has distinguished himself as an advocate for small firm practitioners as a board member of the State Bar of New Mexico Solo and Small Firm Section (SSF) and council member of the American Bar Association's Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division (GPSolo).
He promotes attorneys and law students with prior careers through his membership on the Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession and participation in national programs and webinars. To benefit the University of New Mexico School of Law, Mr. McBryde created the first scholarship specifically for law students with prior lengthy careers or homemaking experience.
Mr. McBryde is a US Air Force veteran (peacetime), and a recipient of the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service. A native of Albuquerque's South Valley, Mr. McBryde volunteers at legal clinics to answer legal questions for families and veterans with limited resources, and in state court to facilitate solutions for self-represented parties in domestic relations litigation.