Seattle, Wash — Avvo® Inc., the leading online legal marketplace connecting lawyers and consumers, today announced it has hired Telved Devlet as VP of Client Services. He reports to Eric Dahlberg, Chief Revenue Officer.
Devlet has over ten years of advertising, service, and sales experience at Microsoft, where he most recently was the Director of Business Program Management and oversaw the global sales process design. Prior to that role, he directed the US Sales Strategy Lead Team for MSN, where Devlet launched innovative, cross-screen advertising strategies across key industry verticals, and managed the realignment of the team during a complete industry-first re-launch of MSN’s portal globally. Prior to Microsoft, Devlet worked at Nordstrom.com and drugstore.com.
At Avvo, Devlet will lead the client services team, which partners with attorneys to maximize their online marketing presence. “I’m excited to join Avvo and to work at the intersection of legal and technology, enabling lawyers and consumers to more easily connect through our platform,” said Devlet. “I’m looking forward to implementing new advertising strategies and building next generation technology to make that experience even better.”
“I’ve been lucky to experience the energy, passion, and sense of humor that are hallmarks of Telved’s leadership,” Dahlberg said. “At Microsoft, I saw first-hand the impact he has on his teams and his clients, and I am excited for him to bring those benefits to Avvo’s Account Management Organization and the clients we serve.”
Devlet holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University. Outside of work, Devlet enjoys exploring the local music scene, visiting Washington wineries, and supporting the Seattle International Film Festival.
Founded in 2006, Seattle-based Avvo is the largest online legal marketplace – providing a directory, a Q&A forum, and a wide selection of fixed-price legal services – which are all designed to help consumers get the legal counsel they need quickly and with transparency. For more information on Avvo and its legal resources for consumers and attorneys, visit www.avvo.com.
About Avvo, Inc.
Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools, and services. Founded in 2006 in Seattle, Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States. A free Q&A forum with more than 8 million questions and answers and on-demand legal services that provide professional counsel for a fixed cost, make legal faster and easier. For more information on how Avvo helps people through legal issues from research to resolution, visit www.avvo.com.