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Allison Valderia
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Allison Valderia is a skilled trial attorney with extensive experience investigating and prosecuting cases (administrative and criminal) for various agencies. Admitted to practice for almost ten years, she's gained expert experience, presenting complex cases, managing programs, policy development, research, handling strategic initiatives and training attorneys.

Allison is an expert on helping young professional elevate their careers through networking and presenting themselves properly. She is an accomplished speaker, passionate about community partnerships, academic achievement, leadership and professional development. Allison strives to help young professionals present themselves clearly, concisely and credibly. Allison has helped clients start up and launch successful business for more than ten years.

She has been featured on Blog Talk Radio, and performed at the Apollo Theater and Lincoln Center. Allison has advised individuals working with major media companies, as well as government agencies and community organizations.


She may be found on Twitter , Instagram or reached via allisonvalderia.com and LinkedIn.

Entries by Allison Valderia

Women's History Month for Millennials

(0) Comments | Posted March 22, 2016 | 3:11 PM

Maybe it's because of all of the strides that we've made as women, some people don't think it's necessary to have Women's History Month. I mean after all -- we have Oprah Winfrey (philanthropist, actress & media powerhouse), Arianna Huffington (Greek-born Author and mastermind behind the Huffington Post) and Kim...

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Networking... It Just Works

(1) Comments | Posted January 14, 2016 | 2:38 PM

I know its not just me.

It seems like my circle has gotten smaller, and I have less time to "play" with my friends. I've realized that our childhood playgrounds have been replaced with business events. Although some are more formal than others, it doesn't matter what type of event...

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'L'Africana Celebration' -- Culture, Charity and Connections

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 12:30 AM

When I first thought about the idea of going to a charity event in Midtown Manhattan, there were three terms that came to my mind "stuffy, boring and uneventful." Last week's "L'africana Celebration" was anything but boring, stuffy or uneventful. It was the perfect combination of all things good about...

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The Struggle is Real: Why Your Solo Practice is Struggling

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2015 | 3:22 PM

After I graduated law school and started in the State's Attorney's Office, I met a guy who was a lawyer. He was practicing in New York City and had a storefront practice. He "put out a shingle", an old-school term for launching his solo practice well before I was born,...

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4 Entrepreneurial Lessons From the Drake vs. Meek Mill Beef

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 5:35 PM

As I read the Twitter feed responses to the Drake versus Meek Mill beef, all I could do was laugh out loud. With social media and rap's industry influence, major brands are taking note and weighing in.
Featuring a picture of their chicken sandwich - White Castle posted:

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Remixing and Rebooting Resolutions

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 11:01 AM

So we're two weeks into the new year, and your resolution is now a thing of the past. Life has taken over, and you are not just falling short, you are also falling off.

You said you'd work out three times a week but haven't been to the gym...

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Defeating Your Inner Hater

(0) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 12:15 PM

Success comes from hard work and innovation.
You have to think outside of the box in order to create your own mold.

Too many times we get discouraged when we want to try something new.
For those people looking to lose weight, they sometimes psych...

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Kicked Into Purpose!

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 3:57 PM

My life changing moment felt much like a kick in the teeth. It happens to everyone usually during or after some unexpected dramatic (often traumatic) event.

My moment started in early 2012, when everything started to crumble. I was living in Washington, DC and in the process of buying a...

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