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Be Your Own Boss: Building and Managing Your Own Investigations Practice

External Investigators
Brittny Bottorff |  Andrea Kelly Smethurst |  Ms. Theresa A Phillips |  Gabrielle Handler Marks
1 Hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 22, 2020
Never expires.


Our panel of experienced investigation firm owners and business operations experts will offer their insights and knowledge about how to start and manage your own investigations practice. The panel will also discuss strategies for developing business, what technologies firm owners should consider using, and how best to operate your own firm. 

By the end of this webinar, participants will: 

  • Understand how to effectively build your own investigations practice 

  • Learn about software and other tools to help manage an investigations practice 

  • Understand the financial resources needed to launch an investigations practice 

  • Learn about marketing and business development strategies for sustaining an investigations practice

Disclaimer: The contents of this webinar and the positions taken are those of the presenter only, may be time sensitive, and are not warranted, endorsed or otherwise recommended by AWI and are not intended to provide legal advice.  




Brittny Bottorff's Profile

Brittny Bottorff


Insight Counsel LLP

Brittny Bottorff, AWI-CH is a founding partner of Insight Counsel LLP, a law firm dedicated to conducting workplace and school investigations. Brittny serves as an impartial, independent fact-finder who conducts investigations into complaints of workplace misconduct. Brittny has personally conducted or supervised numerous investigations in a variety of industries and settings in both the public and private sectors. Brittny also helps facilitate conflict resolution in the workplace. Brittny is actively involved with the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), and she regularly serves as faculty for the AWI Training Institute for Workplace Investigators. Brittny frequently speaks on topics involving workplace investigations for various groups and bar associations.


Andrea Kelly Smethurst's Profile

Andrea Kelly Smethurst

Employment Attorney- Investigator

Andrea Kelly Smethurst Law P.C.

Ms. Theresa A Phillips's Profile

Ms. Theresa A Phillips

Human Resources Consultant

Theresa A. Phillips

Gabrielle Handler Marks's Profile

Gabrielle Handler Marks

Partner, Attorney Workplace Investigator

Hulst & Handler