Our Team

Our Team Works For You!

We believe that each attorney and each law firm are unique, and so they require unique approaches to business development. That’s why the “one size fits all” business development trainings don’t work for many law firms and attorneys. Start building your book of business today – our team is looking forward to work with you!

Alay Yajnik

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Alay Yajnik


Alay Yajnik’s expertise and passion is business training and coaching. He founded Lawyer Business Advantage to advise, support, and teach law firms and lawyers to implement business best practices in law firms of all sizes. Alay believes that running a law firm using business best practices results in more profit, a happier team, better clients, and more time off for everyone.

Alay is a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur with over 17 years of business experience. He ran a $100 million business and built a $5 million business from the ground up. Alay holds an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and a B.S. in Engineering from U.C. San Diego. He is a certified business coach by FocalPoint International and is the recipient of the 2015 FocalPoint Kaizen Award.

As a law firm business expert and entrepreneur himself, Alay understands your challenges and has helped many lawyers and law firms successfully overcome them.

Stuart Bailey

Certified Practice Advisor 

Stuart Bailey truly cares about his clients and their success. Stu embodies the traits of an outstanding business coach and consultant: he quickly sees to the heart of the issue to determine the techniques that will be most helpful for his clients.

As a Certified Practice Advisor, Stu has studied the legal industry and is understands the challenges and solutions facing law firm owners, partners, and associates.

Stu is affiliated with the prestigious London Business School and Thunderbird School of Global Management for Strategic Value Creation and International Business. He received his B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University.

Julie Holifield

Certified Practice Advisor 

Julie Holifield is passionate about business coaching and training. She is a business development expert with 20+ years of business development and marketing experience. Julie has guided hundreds of leaders and sales professionals to improve their business and their results. She received the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from a global sales organization in recognition of her pioneering approach to business development.

As a Certified Practice Advisor, Julie understands the challenges lawyers and law firms experience with business development and marketing. Her expertise and firm yet caring approach help her clients overcome those challenges and maximize their opportunities.

Julie holds a B.A. in Biology from Asbury University.

Anu Yajnik

Operations Manager 

Anu Yajnik creates beautiful, elegant email newsletters using tools such as Constant Contact and MailChimp.

She holds an M.A. in Multimedia and a B.A. in Marketing, both from California Polytechnic State University at Pomona, as well as a California Teaching Credential.

Anu volunteers in leadership roles for her son’s marching band and her daughter’s Girl Scouts of America troop. Anu lives with her husband Alay and their two children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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