R. Shawn McBride is a corporate business Attorney, Author, CPA, CEO, Consultant and Speaker. R. Shawn McBride is the CEO and Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at McBride For Business, LLC and the Managing Member of The R. Shawn McBride Law Firm, PLLC. The R. Shawn McBride Law Firm, PLLC is a boutique business-focused practice with offices in Dallas, Texas, Austin, Texas and New York, New York. Currently, Shawn is licensed to practice law in 12 states and the District of Columbia. R. Shawn is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Florida, Maryland and Texas. SPEAKER R. Shawn McBride has spoken nationwide at over 80 speaking events since 2014. R. Shawn is the CEO and Chief Innovation Officer of McBride For Business, LLC a corporate strategy company. McBride For Business, LLC was formed in response to increasing demand for R. Shawn McBride as a business visionary and consultant. He speaks to audiences and works directly with business owners on setting their companies up for success; R. Shawn helps establish systems and procedures related to the ownership of the company in order to prepare the company for future growth. He was recently invited to give a TEDx talk on the benefits of women in business partnerships in Topeka, Kansas. AUTHOR R. Shawn McBride’s book, Business Blunders! was released June, 2016 and covers issues commonly seen in business. Currently, R. Shawn is working on his second book, 3 Laws of Empowerment to be released sometime next year. EDUCATION R. Shawn McBride received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2002 with honors. He also received a bachelor’s degree from Towson University in 1999, where he double majored in Accounting & Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. PRESENTATIONS R. Shawn McBride presentation and speaking topics include: 3 Laws of Empowerment The Woman's Advantage in Business Partnerships The Game of Planning Negotiation Skills and Conflict Management ACCOLADES R. Shawn was awarded two prestigious honors in 2016. He is a Super Lawyers 2016 – 2017 Texas Rising Star and one of D Magazine’s picks for 2016 – 2017 Best Lawyer in Dallas: Corporate Law: General.