Meet the Team

About Us Meet the Team

Our Employees

Meet our Leadership Team

The SmartAdvocate® Leadership Team includes current and former practicing attorneys, programming and technology experts, and sales professionals. Together they bring years of experience to making SmartAdvocate® the best, most technologically advanced, and most user friendly legal case management system available.

Igor SelizhukChief Technology OfficerIgor has been with SmartAdvocate since 2011. He manages SmartAdvocate Development, Support and Implementation teams. Prior to joining SmartAdvocate Igor was involved in development of IP-Call Center software.

Schery Ramadan Implementation Manager Ms. Ramadan currently brings her 20+ years of experience within the legal software industry to SmartAdvocate, a state of the art, award winning case management software as their Implementation Manager.

Claude Simpson Head of Training Claude has been with SmartAdvocate for over seven years and is currently the Head of Training. Prior to joining the team, Claude worked for the New York court system and practiced law for over 20 years.

Allison RampollaVP Sales & Marketing Allison joined the SmartAdvocate team in early 2020 to lead the Sales, Marketing and Training teams. She brings extensive B2C / B2B marketing experience with emphasis on brand and creative strategy, acquisition, retention and customer experience.

Our Employees

Meet Our Sales Team

The SmartAdvocate® Sales Team includes seasoned sales and business development specialists with strong legal backgrounds.
Together they bring the necessary skills, finesse and years of experience to help clients make their firms more efficient and profitable with SmartAdvocate®. 

Nataliya Blidy

Business Development Specialist

Nataliya understands first-hand the challenges that law firms face every day. Her prior paralegal experience and knowledge of legal technology and automation allows her to provide excellent insights about the benefits of SmartAdvocate®.

Dina Joseph

Business Development Specialist

For almost a decade, Dina has worked in the legal industry cultivating quality relationships, expanding her network and developing a client base to include top trial attorneys from all over the country.

Sean Parker

Business Development Specialist

Prior to joining SmartAdvocate, Sean obtained his JD from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2016. He has an extensive legal background in the area of personal injury and mass torts, helping law firms effectively manage their cases and staff productivity. 

Karl Vogelsberg

Business Development Specialist

Karl has 25+ years of experience as a consultant/business development expert. He specializes in driving the efficiency, productivity and profitability for law firms ranging in size from small, to mid-size, to some of the largest in the U.S.

Our Employees

Meet Our Training Team

The SmartAdvocate® Training Team is staffed with professionals who have extensive legal backgrounds and proven in-depth industry knowledge.
Together they are flexible and creative and effectively communicate with all different types of learners. Attending a training class to learn about how to use the features of SmartAdvocate will be a valuable experience.

Lourdes J.

Lourdes De Jesus

Training Specialist 

Lourdes brings 30 years of experience as a paralegal to her position at SmartAdvocate, including supervising an Intake Department. Lourdes has been training firms to best use SmartAdvocate for their needs for the past two years.

Harry D.

Harry Dreier

Training Specialist 

Harry served as a Law Clerk in the Superior Court of New Jersey and then practiced law in New Jersey for almost 20 years. He now works closely with clients to enhance their firm’s operation with SmartAdvocate.

Richard F.

Richard Franklin

Training Specialist 

Richard practiced law for over 15 years in Philadelphia before spending 18 years with LexisNexis as a trainer/consultant and data analyst. He has been a Training Specialist at SmartAdvocate since October of 2020.


Our Employees

Meet Our Implementation Team

The SmartAdvocate® Implementation Team includes specialists with just the right mix of critical thinking, problem solving skills and a collaborative focus.
Their emphasis is always on the client, ensuring that each implementation process is guaranteed to go smoothly.

Jacqueline Correa

Jacqueline Correa

Implementation Specialist

Jacqueline is the newest member of the team, with over 10 years prior experience in the legal field, and as an office manager of a law firm. She understands exactly what firms are looking for, and knows the best ways to help them with SmartAdvocate’s implementation process.

Jose Vallines

Jose Vallines

Implementation Specialist

Jose has over 10 years’ experience at a law firm as an IT Director, having a vast knowledge of legal case management software. This is what makes him such a valuable asset to the implementation team. Jose clearly understands how the benefits of SmartAdvocate can make firms more efficient and organized.


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SmartAdvocate® is the most powerful, fully integrated case management system available. Initially designed by and for personal injury and mass tort litigation firms, SmartAdvocate® is now used by a wide range of litigation firms throughout the United States and Canada.

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    New York
    Melville, NY 11747
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    Bonita Springs, FL 34134