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Stephen Lesavich

Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD

 

 

Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned by Illinois Tech Magazine for being named Attorney of the Year by Corporate Vision Magazine on page 23 in the Summer 2017 issue of the magazine.

         IIT Magazine Mention

 

 Stephen Lesavich, was quoted extensively in a post entitled “Have Bad Credit?  Check Your Credit Report” posted on Opploans.com on  May 22, 2017,

Your credit score is a snapshot of your creditworthiness. But it isn’t the full picture.

 

 Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by  entitled “6 steps to take when a credit card holder dies,”

posted on creditcards.com  May 22, 2017,

 Prevent further usage of all credit cards belonging to the deceased.

 Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Mary Simms in the Huffinton Post entitled “The 17 Clients Dwindling Your Bottom Line, And How To Use PR To Escape Them” posted on April 20, 2017.

            #6. The Intellectual Property Thief. 

 Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned by University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Alumni Association for being named Attorney of the Year by Corporate Vision Magazine in a post on April 11, 2017.

  UWM Alumni Association Mention 

 Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Jenn Sinrich on ReaderDigest.com entitled “10 Times to Never, Ever Use Your Credit Card for Payment” posted on March 30, 2017.

    Do not use your credit card when there is no HTTPS

 Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed by  Lauren Maffeo in an article entitled  “What is blockchain technology? 4 small business owners explainposted on getappslab.com on March 23, 2017.

      Make database entries secure with blockchain

 

 Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed by Eric Dye on the Entrepreneur Podcast Radio Network about “Cybersecurity Threats:  Things Hidding In Plain Site,” posted on March 20, 2017

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article entitled “5 Facts Every Prepaid Card Owner Needs to Know” published on unitedcounselors.org on March 7, 2017.

Avoid the overdraft trap on prepaid cards

 

Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article entitled “What Happens When You Go Over Your Credit Limit” by Brady Porches published on CreditCards.com on March 6, 2017.

A $50 overcharge may end up costing you $500 in the long run

 

Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article entitled “8 Things to Learn About A Condo Before You Buy” by Arron Crowe published on MortgageLoan.com on March 6, 2017.

Eight areas to check out before buying a condominium

 

Stephen Lesavich, was named one of the Attorneys of the Year for 2017 in the U.S. by Corporate Vision Magazine from the UK.  “Corporate Vision is dedicated to working around the clock to shine a spotlight on the brightest, best performing and most deserving companies and individuals from around the business world.”  Award received on March 3, 2017.

2017 Attorney of the Year – Illinois – Corporate Vision Magazine – UK

 

Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article entitled “Grading Your Credit Score” published on OppLoans on February 16, 2017.

A person’s credit score can be used directly to predict risk in underwriting credit

 

Stephen Lesavich, was the co-inventor on a new U.S. Patent 9,569,771, that issued on February 14, 2017, enttitled “Method and system for Storage and Retrieval of Blockchain Blocks Using Galois Field.”

Co-Inventor on issued U.S. Patent 9,569,771.

 

Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed for Corporate Vision Magazine from the UK for an article entitled “Putting the Intellecutal in IP” that appeared in the January 2017 issue on page 44 – February 10, 2017.

Putting the Intellectual into IP

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was named one of the Attorneys of the Year for 2017 in the U.S. by Corporate Vision Magazine from the UK.  “Corporate Vision is dedicated to working around the clock to shine a spotlight on the brightest, best performing and most deserving companies and individuals from around the business world.”   February 9, 2017.

2017 Attorney of the Year – Illinois – Corporate Vision Magazine – UK

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was an invited lecturer for the WISCO Real Estate Investor Association, Main Meeting on February 9, 2017.

Topic: How to Properly Set Up Your Business

 

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Stephen Lesavich, completed the requirements to become a NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Coach for Track and Field, on February 6, 2017.

Accredited Interscholastic Track and Field Coach

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article entitled “Thanks for the Credit Score, Now What? ” published on the Credit Visionary on January 1, 2017.

Credit Scores are Dynamic

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was named one of the Attorneys of the Year for the U.S. by Corporate Vision Magazine from the UK on December 23, 2016.

Named One of the Attorneys of the Year for the U.S. for 2017

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned in the Fall 2016 edition of  IIT Magazine on page 25.   Dr. Lesavich was mentioned for joining The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. He was chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.

IIT Magazine Mention – 1990’s ClassNotes

 

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Stephen Lesavich, is the co-inventor of a new invention described in U.S. Published Patent Application No. US20160321654A1 published by the U.S. Patent Office on November 3, 2015, entitled “Method and ystem for storage and retrieval of blockchains with Galois Fields

Co-inventor of a new invention for block chains

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Geoff Williams entitled “5 Things You Need to Know About Prepaid Cards” published on U.S. News and World Report on October 18, 2016.

“New Rules for Prepaid Cards”

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Andrew Lisa entitled “50 Easy Ways to Save for Your Next Vacation” published on gobankingrates.com on October 4, 2016.

“Get a Coin Jar”

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Melanie Lockhart entitled “This One Change Can Help You Master Cash Flow” published on studentloanhero.com on September 28, 2016.

“Changing your payment due dates can help your finances”

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Stephen Lesavich, received a personal note from Wisconsin Senator Robert Wirch on September 8, 2016.  Senator Wirch noticed an article in the Business Section of Kenosha News newspaper  on July 21, 2016, about Dr. Lesavich being selected to join The Expert Network as a Distinguished Attorney.

“Great Job!”  – Senator Robert Wirch

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned in the Fall 2016 edition of  UWM Alumni Magazine on page 43.   Dr. Lesavich was mentioned for being selected to serve on the Business Community Partnership Committee for Lakeview Technology Academy, in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  The committee is a collaborative partnership of business leaders, government leaders and parents for discussing issues related to educating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students.  September 1, 2016

UWM Alumni Magazine Mention – 1980’s ClassNotes

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned in the Summer 2016 edition of  IIT Magazine on page 28.   Dr. Lesavich was mentioned for being selected to serve on the Business Community Partnership Committee for Lakeview Technology Academy, in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  The committee is a collaborative partnership of business leaders, government leaders and parents for discussing issues related to educating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students.  August 10, 2016.

IIT Magazine Mention – 1990’s ClassNotes

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article entitled “Financial Literacy Training May be Best Way to Improve College Graduation Rates” published on financialeducatorscouncil.org on August 4, 2016.

“Are public schools irresponsible for not teaching children about money?”

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned in article in the Business Section of the Kenosha News on July 21, 2016, for being selected to join The Expert Network, as a Distinguished Lawyer™ based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.

“Business Section Mention in the Kenosha News”

 

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Stephen Lesavich, Founder, Lesavich High-Tech Law Group, S.C., has joined The Expert Network, an invitation only service for distinguished professionals. Mr. Lesavich has been chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer™ based on peer reviews and ratings, dozens of recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.  See the press release on newswire.com posted on July 11, 2016.

2016 Expert Network

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Stephen Lesavich, was officially recognized  on July 1, 2016 with a plaque as an Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer “based on thorough multi-phase process that evaluates influence, leadership, reputation and knowledge. The recognition builds and and serves as a culmination of previously received awards and recognitions.”

2016 Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Douglas Matus entitled “Let’s Review Those Vitals: A Finanical Health Checkup” published on selflender.com.

“A financially healthy person has a savings account with enough money to pay their monthly bills for six months” 

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Stephen Lesavich, was the co-inventor on a new U.S. Patent 9,361,479, that issued on June 6, 2016, enttitled Method and System for Electronic Content Storage and Retrieval Using Galois Fields and Geometic Shapes on Cloud Computing Networks.

Co-Inventor on issued U.S. Patent 9,361,479

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Allie Johnson entitled “How to Make the Most of Your First Rewards Card,” published on creditcardguide.com on June 3, 2016.

Make sure you won’t be buying things you don’t need to meet the rewards spending requirements.

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Stephen Lesavich, was selected as a 2016 Distinguished Lawyer by the Expert Network on May 24, 2016.  The Expert Network “selects the most qualified professionals annually, the top 3% who demonstrate superior influence, leadership, reputation and knowledge in their professional fields.”

2016 Expert Network Selection

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Joyce Rosenberg of the Associated Press in the NY Times entitled “Businesses Fear IRS Audits but Good Records Can Ease Pain,” on March 31, 2016.

“You start to wonder if we missed something…”

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Erica Sandberg entitled “8 embarrassing credit and debit card mements” published on CreditCards.com, on March 28, 2016.

So, even a credit card expert who has written a best-selling and award-winning book on credit card issues can make a very stupid mistake.”

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Sienna Kossman entitled “Pay with cash or card for $5 purchase?  Cash is king, but crown slips; millennials love to pay by card” published on CreditCards.com published on March 22, 2016.

Millenial aren’t used to regularly handling or paying cash

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Sheryl Nance-Nash entitled “With perks on the rise, credit card loyalty may not pay” published on Newsday, on March 20, 2016.

“Keep your oldest credit card.”

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Allie Johnson entitled “5 ways and ex can ruin your credit during breakup or divorces” published on Nasdaq.com, on March 16, 2016.

         “Watch out for revenge spending!

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Allie Johnson entitled “8 Ways to Rebuild Your Credit After a Divorce” published on CreditCardGuide.com, on Febrary 24, 2016.

“Your credit score may take a big hit”

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Allie Johnson entitled “Credit gardening: Do you know how to sow the seeds for a great score? ” published on CreditCards.com, on Febrary 19, 2016.

 

Plant a good garden to grow your credit score

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Allie Johnson entitled “8 Good Credit Habits That Will Improve Your Financial Life,” published on CreditCardGuide.com, published on Febrary 1, 2016.

“Adjust the due dates for your bills”

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Dennis Zink entitled “Is Filing a Patent Worthwile,” by Dennis Zink published in the Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune on January 10, 2016.

“Issued Patents can be used defensively”

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Stephen Lesavich, is the co-inventor of a new invention described in U.S. Published Patent Application No. US2015/0379301A1 published by the U.S. Patent Office on December 31, 2015, entitled “Method and System for Electronic Content Storage and Retrieval using Galois Fields and Geometric Shapes on Cloud Computing Networks.

Co-inventor of a new invention for data storage on cloud networks

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Stephen Lesavich, wrote the Forward for a new book entitled “Credit Intelligence: Boosting Your Credit Smarts,” by Polly A. Bauer and Mava K. Heffler, that will be published by Baloba Press, a Division of Hay House, ISBN-978-1504342025 (February 3, 2016).

Author of the Forward for a new book on credit smarts

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in the Winter 2015 (Vol. 116, No. 4) edition of  On Wisconsin magazine on page 33.  Dr. Lesavich was quoted about his cover story interview for #WORLDCLASS magazine, October 28, 2015.

On Wisconsin Magazine Quote

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned in the Fall 2015 edition (Vol. 38,  No. 2) of Garygole Magazine, on page 37, Class Notes, Classes 1990-1999.   Garygoyle is the official alumni magazine of the University of Wisconsin Law School.  Dr. Lesavich was mentioned for his cover story interview for #WORLDCLASS magazine, October 27, 2015.

Gargoyle Magazine Mention

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned in the Fall 2015 edition IIT Magazine on page 26.   Dr. Lesavich was mentioned for his cover story interview for #WORLDCLASS magazine, October 27, 2015.

IIT Magazine Mention – 1990’s ClassNotes

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was selected to serve on the Business Community Partnership Committee for Lakeview Technology Academy, in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin on October 26, 2015.  The committee is a collaborative partnership of business leaders, government leaders and parents for discussing issues related to educating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students.

Selected for new Committee for STEM education

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Stephen Lesavich, was mentioned  in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue, Vol. 17, No. 2 on page 39 as being the coverstory in #WORLDCLASS Magazine, October 1, 2015.

UWM Alumni Magazine Mention

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted on the Andrews Federal Credit Union, Ask Melissa Blog,  in an article entitled, “See ID on Credit Cards?” on September 25, 2015.

What happens when you put “See ID” on the back of your credit card? 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on DataFloq.com by Tracey Wallace entitled “Top Big Data Tech News You Need to Know: Retail Data Breaches,” on September 23, 2015.  dataflcq
Stephen Lesavich, was the co-inventor on a new U.S. Patent 9,137,250, that issued on September 15, 2015, enttitled Method and System for Electronic Content Storage and Retrieval Using Galois Fields and Information Entropy on Cloud Computing Networks.

Co-Inventor on issued U.S. Patent 9,137,250

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Maranda Marquit, on tomhitchens.com/money entitled “How to Stope Spending Your Emergency Fund,”  on August, 11, 2015.

Do you have an emergency fund?

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article posted on sparkbusinessiq entitled “The Business Credit Conundrum:  “How a Personal Credit Score Plays a Role in Success,” by Tim Beyers, posted on July 31, 2015.

If my personal score had been better, I could have gotten a better business interest rate.

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on FMC News entitled “3 Times It’s Ok to Let Your Credit Rating, Credit Report Take a Hit,” posted on July 15, 2015.

Is it Ever Ok to Let Your Credit Score Take a Hit?

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on Credit Digest entitled “Secured Credit Cards” posted on July 8, 2015.

Look for a secured card with the lowest possible rate and fee structure.

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article in the Money Section of U.S. News and World Report by Geoff Williams entitled “3 Times It’s OK to Let Your Credit Score Take a Hit” posted on June 25, 2015.

Hard inquiries have less of an impact on your score than other credit score factors

 

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Stephen Lesavich, received a personal note from Wisconsin Senator Robert Wirch on June 16, 2015.  Senator Wirch noticed that, The Plastic Effect, was included on the summer reading list in the Kenosha News newspaper.

“Sounds like a good book!”  – Senator Robert Wirch

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on thestreet.com by Brian O’Connell entitled “Watch out for big fees on credit card advances,” posted on June 10, 2015.

The average interest is 23.53% for cash advances on credit cards

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Stephen Lesavich’s award-winning book, The Plastic Effect,  has reached the #2 best-selling position in the Kindle bookstore and #4 for business books about personal finance and budgeting on June 6, 2015.

#2 best-selling position

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Stephen Lesavich, is writing a regular column for Positive Impact Magazine.  His current column was posted on June 4, 2015.

The Edge of Walking Home

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Stephen Lesavich, was a guest on the business BlogTalk Radio ShowGET WRITING! with host Karen Rowe on May 26, 2015.  He was interviewed about the topic:

What Every Author Needs to Know About Protecting Their Own Book.        mic

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Stephen Lesavich’s award-winning book, The Plastic Effect, was added to the summer reading list of the Kenosha News on May 26, 2015.

Summer Reading List

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was the co-inventor on a new U.S. Patent 9,037,564, that issued on May 19, 2015, enttitled Method and System for Electronic Content Storage and Retrieval with Galois Fields on Cloud Computing Networks.

Co-Inventor on issued U.S. Patent 9,037,564

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed by Katrina Starzhunskaya for the cover story of a recent issue of #WORLDCLASS magazine (Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2015, pp. 18-25) published on April 7, 2015.  He discusses law and technology issues and being an entreprenuer and an award-winning author.  ISSU Digital version of the magazine.

Interviewed for Magazine Cover Story

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by   on SheKnows.com entitled “How to Fix Your Credit Score After Personal Disaster,” published on April 3, 2015.

How can you fix your credit score?

 

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Miranda Maquit  on moneying.com entitled: “How to Keep Medical Costs from Overwhelming Your Budget,” published on March 31, 2015.

Are medical costs overhwhelming your budget?

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in on article on creditcardguide.com by Tina Orem entitled “How a simple text message can boost your credit score,” published on March 16, 2015.

Texts are worth it only if the user will read and react to the texts in a timely manner and not treat them as noise!

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Stephen Lesavich, was an invited guest with Polly A. Bauer for the Key Person of Influence Business Accelerator Series, Weekly Meetups for Successful Entrepreneurs, in Tampa, Florida, on March 10, 2015.

Supercharge your industry profile through publishing!

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in a blog post on Quizzlewire by  in an post entitled “Thanks for the Credit Score. Now What?” posted on March 4, 2015.

How many credit scores do you have?

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Stephen Lesavich, was a guest on the business BlogTalk Radio Show GET WRITING!, with host Karen Rowe on March 3, 2015.  He was interviewed about the topic:

Why is no one buying my new book?         mic

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on Nerdwallet.com by Sarah Cooke entitled: “Is Bitcoin a Good Fit for Your Small Business?” published on February 17, 2015.

All bitcoin transactions are final

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Stephen Lesavich, was extensivey quoted in an article on creditcardguide.com by Miranda Mirquit entitled “4 things that are sure to drop that great credit score” published on November 25, 2014.

Applying for a new credit card in a department store to save a few bucks at checkout lower your credit score

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Stephen Leavich, was extensivey quoted in an article on creditcards.com by Erica J. Sandberg entitled “How trauma leads to destructive financial choices” published on November 14, 2014.

Traumatic life events often lead to impulse purchases

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted on moneyning.com, by Miranda Marquit entitled “How to Stop Yourself From Spending Your Emergency Fund” by Miranda Mirquit published on October 28, 2014

it’s better to start small than to avoid starting at all

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Stephen Lesavich’s award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in the magazine UWM Alumni, the magazine of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni, Spring 2014, Vol. 15, No. 2, on page 31.

Award-Winning Book: The Plastic Effect

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in a Bank of America Merrill Lynch white paper on bankofamerica.com, by Erin O’Donnell entitled “Why Debt More Than Venture CapitalOffers Tech Firms More Financial Freedom” published on October 24, 2014.

Loans vs. Venture Capital for Start-ups

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Stephen Lesavich, was featured in an article on grandmagazine.com, the digital magazine for grandparents and their families by Christine Crosby entitled The Plastic Effect: What you Need to Know about Credit Cards” published on October 20, 2014.

Grandparents and Credit Cards

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Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed in an article on businessinfoguide.com by Stephanie Chandler entitled “The Plastic Effect,” published on October 17, 2014.

The Plastic Effect

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Stephen Lesavich, was extensively quoted in an article on nifib.com by Katie Truesdell entitled “Bitconis for Small Business: Pros and Cons,” published on October 1, 2014.

Bitcoins for Small Business

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on madamnoier.com by Anne Brown entitled “Don’t Do A Lorenz Tate: How to Deal with Credit Card Debt,” published on October 1, 2014.

How to Deal with Credit Card Debt

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Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed by Eric Dye on the Entrepreneur Podcast Radio Network about his award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, on September 30, 2014.  Click on the link to listen to the radio interview:

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on umbel.com by Tracy Wallace entitled “43% of Companies Experienced Data Breach in Past Year, Including Jimmy Johns, Home Depot, Target” published on September 26, 2014.

Credit Card Hacks

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Stephen Lesavich,was quoted in an article on he Wall Street Journal’s marketwatch.com by Catey Hill entitled “Credit card companies favor rich, old people,” published on September 25, 2014.

Credit cards companies and Rich Old People

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Stephen Lesavich,was extensively quoted in an article on the Wall Street Journal’s marketwatch.com by Catey Hill entitled “Home Depot’s data breach is worse than Target’s, so where’s the outrage?” published on September 24, 2014.

Home Depot data breach

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Stephen Lesavich, provided a testimonial for the new book,  CoupleCEO: From the Bedroom to the Boardroom and Back, by Scott Shimberg and Heidi Shimberg, Morgan James Publishers, September 12, 2014.

Book Testimonial

published on September 12, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on Investopedia.com by Gina Roberts-Grey entitled:

Secure Credit Cards

published on August 19, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich’s award-winning book,

THE PLASTIC EFFECT: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards

was purchased by the Board of Directors and provided to each of the participants of the 25th Annual Direct Response Forum Conference In Washington, DC, August 11-13, 2014. The DRF is a professional organization for Card Not Present (CNP) credit card payment professionals.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on createforcash.com by Julie Austin entitled:

How a Product Entrepreneur Can Protect Intellectual Property

published on July 25, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on July 11, 2014, that will appear in the print addition of Danjur Magazine by Jocelyn Bernardo entitled:

Habits of Successful Men

The article will be published in the October 2014 print issue.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on Investopedia.com by Gina Roberts-Grey entitled ”

Don’t sign That! Legal Pitfalls of Signatures

published on July 1, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on TheStreet.com by Amy Xie entitled:

10 Commandments of your Personal Finance Bible

published on June 24, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, began a new column entitled:

Out There On the Edge of Everything®

in Positive Impact Magazine. His first column appears in Issue 3-3 on page 62. He writes a weekly blog by the same name.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted on the Business Uplugged Blog by national media personality Carol Roth in an article entitled ”

Tips for Becoming a Respected Business Industry Expert

published on June 10 ,2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted on the My Corporation blog in an article by Debra Sweeney entitled ”

Experts Weigh In: I am an Entreprenuer in My 50s

published on May 28, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on Business News Daily by Sara Angeles entitled:

10 Mobile Credit Card Processing Myths Busted

,published on May 20, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, the founder and CEO of Coconut Avenue, Inc., a book publishing company that received the 2014 Best of Chicago Award for Publishing Consultants and Services by the Chicago Award Program on May 2, 2014. Dr. Lesavich is an award-winning author and the founder of an award-winning publishing company. best-of-chicago-coconut-avenue
Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD, was honored by Positive Impact Magazine as:

an everyday person who makes a positive influence in the world

on April 24, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, at the Positive Impact Magazine Awards and Celebration 2014, on April 24, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Dr. Lesavich was honored as an everyday person who makes a positive influence in the world.  Left-to-right: Forbes Riley, Stephen Lesavich, Rachael Shaeffer, Charity Beck, Founder and CEO of Positive Impact Magazine. lesavich-pim-2014
Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on the digital version Positive Impact Magazine in an article entitled:

Dining out can make you a victim of credit card skimming

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article on the digital version Positive Impact Magazine in an article entitled

Beware of Plastic Zombies

published on April 7, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was extensively quoted in an article by Matt Alderton on creditcardguide.com entitled:

Card stolen? What’s your liability?

published on March 20, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, was quoted in an article by Robert McGarvey on mainstreet.com entitled

Time to cut up Your Debit Card?

published on March 12, 2014.

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Stephen Lesavich, received an award nomination on March 17, 2014, from Positive Impact Magazine for it’s 2014 Positive Impact Awards celebrated on April 24, 2014. The awards

honor people who have created such a positive impact that they must be celebrated!

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Stephen Lesavich’s award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was included in the Review Direct Newsletter, Feb. 2014, Vol. 6, Issue 4. This newsletter includes:

Exciting New Titles from the World’s Emerging Authors

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Stephen Lesavich, was a member of the first U.S. graduating class of the Key Person of Influence class held in Tampa, Florida. The class concluded on February 20, 2014.

Dr. Lesavich is considered a Key Person of Influence in the publishing industry.

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Stephen Lesavich, was judged one of the

Top Ten Finalists

in the Key Person of Influence Pitchfest held on February 20, 2014, in Tampa, Florida. The judges included Forbes Riley, Anthony Amos and others.

 
Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in the Gargoyle Magazine, the magazine of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Vol. 37, No.1, Winter 2014, on page 33.  
Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was added to the bookshelf for the magazine On Wisconsin, the magazine for University of Wisconsin Alumni, Fall 2013.  Untitled30
Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in the magazine, IIT Magazine, the magazine of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Fall 2013, on page 41.  Untitled28
Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in the magazine UWM Alumni, the magazine of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni, Fall 2013, Vol. 15, No. 2, on page 33.  Untitled29
Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was featured in an article in the Arizona Daily Independent on-line newspaper on September 14, 2013, entitled:

The Plastic Effect wins Gold Medal

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Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was added to the 2013 Living Now Awards Bookstore on Amazon.com.  The-Plastic-Effect-Front-Cover
Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was named a

Independent Publisher Gold Medal Winner

by the Independent Publisher Living Now Book Awards. The book received a gold medal as the best book in the finance and budgeting category on September 13, 2013.

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Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was featured in a series of weekly articles in the

Sunday Edition AZDI

of the Arizona Daily Independent on-line newspaper, June 2013.

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Stephen Lesavich, was a featured guest at a

Tampa private media event

for the Tampa area print, television and radio media was held at Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, Safety Harbor, Florida to promote the book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, on July 21, 2013.  Left-to-right, Stephen Lesavich, Polly A. Bauer, Topher Morrison.

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Stephen Lesavich conducted an in-person

book signing

for, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, with his co-author Polly A. Bauer on May 11, 2013 in Palm Harbor, Florida.

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Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was featured on

Book Daily

in the Business and Economics category on March 4, 2013.

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Stephen Lesavich’s Book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was featured on

Good Reads

on March 1, 2013.

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Stephen Lesavich’s book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, received a

featured author

designation in the magazine Sickle and Sheaf, the national magazine of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Spring 2013, on page 6.

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Stephen Lesavich’s

new book was published

by Coconut Avenue, Inc. on December 12, 2013, at 11:44 a.m.

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Stephen Lesavich’s

Technical Publications -Scribd

 

Google Books

 

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Stephen Lesavich’s article on P2P computing published in IP & Technology Law Journal, November 2000, at 12,  was cited in the book:

Cited on Pages 178, 181 and 189

Intelligent Music Information Systems: Tools and Methodologies, Jailie Shen, et al. Information Science Reference, 2008.


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Stephen Lesavich’s article entitled,

“Patent Enforcement: Extortion, Shakedown, Blackmail or the American Way?”

appeared int he ICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, ICFApress, India,  Volume II, number 3, August 2003, pp. 41-52.


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Stephen Lesavich was quoted about Intellectual Property Theft in the Voice of America book:

Quoted on Pages 138-139

Challege CET6 wivh VOA, English, 2003.


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Stephen Lesavich was the co-author of the continuting legal education book:

Internet Strategies for the Paralegal in Illinois

National Business Institute, Stephen Lesavich, et al., 238 pp., 2002.


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Stephen Lesavich was the Editor of the conference proceedings and presented at paper at:

Editor of the Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Law and Technology

ISLAT/IASTED Law and Technology Lawtech 2002, Lesavich, S, ed. Nov.6-8, 2002, Cambridge, MA, 219 pp., ACTA Press, Calgary, Canada, ISBN: 0889863334

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 Stephen Lesavich authored an article entitled,

“It May Now Take Robotic Vision to Determine When a Software Invention is Actually Ready for Patenting,”

publishd in the IP & Technology Law Journal, November 2001, at 1.

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Stephen Lesavich’s was quoted in CFO Magazine about P2P computing:

Quoted on Page 30

 

CFO Magazine, CFO Publishing Corporation, 2001


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 Stephen Lesavich authored an article entitled,

“Protecting Digital Content in a Peer-to-Peer World,”

published in the IP & Technology Law Journal, November 2000, at 12.

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Stephen Lesavich was co-author of the continuing legal education book:

 

Law of the Internet in Illinois

National Business Institute, David L. Garfinkle, Gerald R. Jenkins, Stephen Lesavich, 240 pp., 2000.


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Stephen Lesavich authored an article entitled “Privacy and the Battle for Over Off-line Surveillance,” published in Security Watch, June 1, 2000, Issue No. 2911, p. 5.

 

Employee Privacy Policies

 

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Stephen Lesavich authored an article entitled,

 

Keystroke Spies – Conflicting Rights,”

published in the National Law Journal on May 22, 2000, p. A23.

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 Stephen Lesavich was quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in an article about Monitoring Workers Computer Use, published on April 30, 2000, page 37.  ppg
 Stephen Lesavich was quoted on the FONT PAGE of Investor’s Business Daily in an article by Lisa Hamberman

Quoted on the Front Page

entitled: “Use Policy in Monitoring Workers’ PC Use,” published on April 11, 2000.

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Stephen Lesavich authored an article entitled, “Case Adds More Uncertainty to Web Copyright Laws,” published in the National Law Journal, January 31, 2000, p. C9.

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Stephen Lesavich authored an article entitled,

The New Japan-US Patent Agreements: Will They Protect U.S. Patent Interests in Japan?

published in the Wisonsin International Law Journal, Vol. 14, 1995, pp. 155.

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Stephen Lesavich authored an article that was the cover story of a magazine entitled: “Grandmaster Koang Wong Kim Receives the WTF’s highest honor 9th Dan: what he did for Tae Kwon Do.”

 Author of the Cover Story

published in Tae Kwon Do Times Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 1, November 1990, pp. 28-31.

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