Jeffrey Rattikin Takes Helm of GetLegal.com
Jeffrey A. Rattikin, a partner at Rattikin & Rattikin, LLP, has joined Dallas-based GetLegal.com as a partner, and as its new president. A commercial and residential real estate attorney with a quarter century of practice experience, Jeff also serves as co-owner, escrow officer, and general counsel for Rattikin Title Company, a privately held title company that has served individuals and businesses in Texas for 70 years.
Phillip Galyen, founder and CEO of GetLegal.com, welcomes Rattikin’s arrival. “Jeff understands my vision of GetLegal.com as the “Web MD of legal”. In addition, he has the practical experience to build a successful legal business enterprise, which will facilitate the continued growth of the company. Together, we will transform GetLegal.com into the “go to source” for robust legal content across the globe.”
Jeff brings a wealth of business experience and acumen to his leadership role at GetLegal.com. In addition to his accomplishments as an attorney and title industry executive, he is also the founder, owner and president of Alliant National Exchange Services, LP and Rattikin Exchange Services, Inc., two highly successful companies that provide qualified intermediary services to regional and national clients involved in §1031 tax-deferred exchanges. Most recently, Jeff created, developed and activbley manages TexaLegalDocs.com, an online legal services company that offers legal advice and documents to consumers across the State of Texas.
Jeff’s experience and success in launching TexasLegalDocs.com led to his involvement with and decision to join GetLegal.com. A national leader in providing online legal information, products and services, GetLegal.com has been the recipient of Webby awards for best legal websites.
“I am thrilled to join the team at GetLegal.com,” said Rattikin from his new office on Monday. ” I believe we are well-positioned to expand into new markets, and am extremely confident that our firm will launch the most innovative platform ever developed for the online delivery of legal information, forms and services to the public.
Jeff has long been recognized by his peers as an innovator and leader. Board-certified in real estate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he is AV-rated under Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating System, and was named a Top Real Estate Attorney for the 11th consecutive year in 2013. Texas Monthly Magazine has named him a Texas Super Lawyer, an honor accorded to only 5% of attorneys in the state.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, with a B.B.A in Finance, Jeff obtained his law degree from the Southern Methodist University School of Law. He has long been active in local, state and national professional organizations, and has volunteered his time and talents to local civic organizations, as well as faith-based initiatives around the world, from Ethiopia to Brazil. He is regularly in demand as a speaker, lecturer and presenter at meetings, workshops and conferences in Texas and across the country.
A father of four children, Jeff and his wife make their home in Fort Worth, Texas.