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LegalShield’s Kathy Pinson Wins ‘Woman of the Year’ for Business Intelligence Group’s 2023 BIG Awards

December 1st, 2023

LegalShield announces Chief Operating Officer Kathy Pinson has been named ‘Woman of the Year’ in the Business Intelligence Group’s 2023 BIG Awards for Business. The award recognizes Pinson’s role leading LegalShield’s operations and her impact to the company’s commitment in serving members through world-class technology and customer service.

“Kathy’s institutional knowledge and her deep understanding of our members’ needs has been instrumental in guiding growth and innovation,” said LegalShield CEO Warren Schlichting. “Her leadership and insights have helped us deliver enormous value to our members.” 

With over 40 years of experience in the legal services industry, Pinson has played a key role in establishing LegalShield as a leading provider of accessible and affordable legal advice and services. Her oversight of operations and management of LegalShield’s extensive lawyer network bolsters the foundation for future expansion of membership and partners. 

“In the spirit of achievement and excellence, we congratulate Kathy Pinson on her outstanding success in 2023. This victory exemplifies the highest standards of innovation and business acumen,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nominations officer. “Kudos to all the winners who have demonstrated unparalleled excellence, collectively shaping the future of business. May this recognition inspire continued greatness in the years to come.”


About LegalShield
For more than 50 years, LegalShield has provided everyday Americans with easy and affordable access to legal advice, counsel, protection, and representation. Serving millions, LegalShield is one of the world’s largest platforms for legal, identity, and reputation management services protecting individuals and businesses across North America. Founded in 1972, LegalShield, and its privacy management product, IDShield, has provided individuals, families, businesses, and employers with tools and services needed to affordably live a just and secure life. Through technology and innovation, LegalShield is disrupting the traditional legal system and transforming how and where people receive legal guidance and services, with access to thousands of qualified, trusted attorneys and law firms. LegalShield and IDShield are products of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. To learn more about LegalShield and IDShield, visit and

About Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

LegalShield Media Contact:
Hollon Kohtz, Director of Communications