Harmony N. Oswald
Litigation Attorney, Tech Executive, Investor
CA License # 312726
117 Bernal Road, Suite 70-179
San Jose, CA 95119
2019 Top Veteran Owned Business CEO
2020-21 Book of Lists, Cover (See also pg.91)
Harmony N. Oswald, Esq.
Work style: confident leader, skilled at building and empowering strong, diverse teams
self starter, lifelong learner, organized and reliable
excellent communication skills - more than a decade experience in media and communications
creative strategist - holds an Associate Degree in graphic design from The Art Institute
featured by Silicon Valley Business Journal: on the cover of their 2020-2021 Book of Lists (see also page 91), life story featured in Nov. 2020, "CEO of Small Business Law Startup Legalucy Learned to be Fearless," and recognized in 2019 as a "Top Veteran Owned Business" CEO
writer & producer at The Lucy Report
host of Think Outside the Firm podcast for business owners
owner & producer at My Pandemic Proof Business
moderator of International IP Law Association's 4th Annual Meeting
legal blog recognized as one of the "Top 75 Best Blogs on the Planet for Women in Business"
established partnerships with organizations such as Founder Institute and Women Who Code
guest lecturer at San Jose State University School of Global Innovation and Leadership
Outside of the office: wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend
married for 17 years
mother of two amazing young adults
U.S. Army First Infantry Division Veteran - served as a broadcast journalist overseas
former NBC Fear Factor contestant
loves the ocean, autumn, books, and traveling
HUNT & HENRIQUES
Banking, Creditor Rights, Collections
JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, Bank of America, Citibank
As of Jan.2021, won 11 trials to obtain judgment in favor of my client plus costs
Review and sign complaints, defaults, prepare and respond to discovery (Request for Admissions, Request for Production of Documents, Special Interrogatories, Form Interrogatories), make Civil appearances (CMC, MSC, TSC, TRC, OSC) in CA Superior Courts (telephonic and video hearings during Covid-19), law and motion calendar (RFA, JOP), draft oppositions, declarations, engage in settlement negotiations, create stipulation agreements, complete trial preparation including working with witnesses, appear at trial, sign dismissals, and mutual releases.
Founder & CEO
Legalucy is a patent pending, interactive pre-lawyer assistant technology empowering small business owners to narrow down issues prior to going to a lawyer. In 2019, Legalucy was invited to moderate the "Current Trends in IP Valuation" session at the International IP Law Association's 4th Annual Meeting, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal selected Legalucy for their "Top Veteran Owned Business" list. In Nov. 2020, Legalucy was again featured by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and was later selected for the cover of the 2020-2021 Silicon Valley Business Journal Book of Lists (see also page 91).
Founder & Managing Attorney
Parazim law firm handles corporate transactional and intellectual property related matters such as corporate entity selections, formations, and conversions, drafting bylaws, stock incentive plans, restricted stock purchase and shareholder agreements, advice regarding corporate procedures and risk management, financing assistance, securities law compliance, IP protection, brand development, customized counseling, and "pre-made legal form" document review. We provide trustworthy guidance to ensure clients most effectively meet their goals.
Legal and Business Consultant
High Tech Intern
Provided legal and business consulting on international matters.
I negotiated an agreement and drafted an engagement letter between Google and Santa Clara University. I worked with patent counsel, interviewed an inventor, and wrote a defensive patent publication, "Ranking Content Suggestions Based on Calendar Data," April 2015, published HERE.
Legal Clinic Intern
SANTA CLARA ENTREPRENEURS' LAW CLINIC
Soldier and Journalist
CA LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS
I conducted research, writing, and was a national conference guest speaker discussing IP law for prisoner artists. View the published piece, "Creative Freedom Behind Bars" HERE.
FOX 8 AND ABC 23 NEWS
I investigated and reported on relevant, breaking news to meet strict newsroom deadlines.
U.S. ARMY FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION
While upholding general military duties as a soldier in the U.S. Army stationed in Wurzburg, Germany, I worked as a 46R Broadcast Journalist to communicate Department of Defense policies and programs via media distributed by Armed Forces Network Europe.
SANTA CLARA LAW
High Tech Law Certificate with Honors
High Tech Excellence Award
Entrepreneurs Law Clinic, Writing Contest Winner
Gender and the Law, Witkin Award
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society, Summa Cum Laude
President’s Freshman Award
President’s Sparks Award
Evan Pugh Scholar Award
Diploma in Broadcast Journalism
DEFENSE INFORMATION SCHOOL
Army Achievement Medal for International Broadcast Journalism
Basic Combat Training
U.S. ARMY TRAINING CENTER
Superior Performance Award
BRADLEY ACADEMY/ THE ART INSTITUTE