**Trademark of LegalShield


Copyright Jeffrey Babener

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Founding Story
Prepaid Legal is now ( LegalShield. The company has been in business for over 40 years. LegalShield was one of the first companies to design, underwrite and market legal expense plans directly to consumers. 

Impact on the Industry
LegalShield is a member of the Direct Selling Association.

Discussion of Products
LegalShield offers legal services, such as one would need in the case of divorce, identity theft losses, real estate transactions, etc. LegalShield states that it can help customers no matter how trivial the case. Customers purchase a membership and are able to get legal assistance in real estate, consumer finance, traffic issues, estate planning, and family law.

The company states the following regarding its products, “Our main goal is to provide our members with easy access to a lawyer for any question about their legal rights. We provide access to law firms for legal services which are specifically set out in the plans. The membership also provides cost effective, discounted rates for all other legal services not specified in the plan benefits across the country through our legal service network.”

Discussion of Opportunity
Members can purchase plans and receive discounts on legal services. Average discounts are 25-percent. For more information on individual plans, one must contact the company.

LegalShield states the following information regarding its opportunity:

Training and Mentoring

LegalShield has comprehensive training resources to help you write your success story. You will be provided with a Basic Training class to ensure you understand the product, ways to build a successful business and compensation opportunities. You can also participate in advanced training for different types of product offerings.

We have many Associates who’ve achieved great success because of this unique opportunity and their hard work. They have laid a foundation for you and will be there to mentor you as you build your business through conference calls, meetings, speaking events and ( more.


LegalShield provides world-class customer service support to its Associates. We have a dedicated call center to provide our Associates support and answer questions. Associates have access to all the necessary materials to establish and grow their business, such as, product brochures, videos, websites, and more.

Associate Community

Being a LegalShield Associate can not only be profitable, it can be fun. Many of our Associates have made lifelong friendships from the people they’ve met at LegalShield events and conferences. Not only will you gain support and encouragement from other Associates but you will be able to give to those you encounter on their journey to success. It truly is a family.

Low Cost to Get Started

You can start your LegalShield business for an affordable one-time investment of only $149 that includes:

  • Your “Business in a Box” Associate Kit

  • A Comprehensive Training Program

  • Support of your sponsor and team

  • Online access to your office

  • Associate Support Center

  • Benefits Plan Membership upon completion of ( requirements

We’ll show you multiple ways to begin building your business and benefit from our generous compensation plan, which can include commission advances, team overrides, residual income, monthly bonuses, contest rewards, and more.

For additional information, one must contact the company.

Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.
LegalShield has over 1.4 million members. The company operates in 49 states and four provinces in Canada. LegalShield has over 700 employees.

In 2011, Direct Selling News reported that Legalshield achieved in excess of $100 million in global wholesale revenue.

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Jeffrey A. Babener, principal attorney in the Portland, Oregon, law firm Babener & Associates, represents many of the leading direct selling companies in the United States and abroad.