Deborah Tesser, JD

Zola Media

Deborah B. Tesser is the Vice President of Strategic Planning at Zola Media and chief Zolaficionado. She has spent her entire career working either as or with lawyers. Whether it was practicing as a transactional attorney with an AmLaw 100 firm, representing institutional lenders as part of a mid-sized real estate boutique, or counseling clients as a small town solo, Deb has experienced, first-hand, the ins and outs of private practice. Prior to joining Zola, Deb was an independent consultant in the legal tech space. At Zola, Deb wears many hats. Among her responsibilities, she

  • works with technology partners, bar associations, legal coaches and other “business of law” evangelists to introduce them to our services;
  • identifies strategic alliance partners and other referral sources;
  • sources online and print publications for article submission and advertising opportunities;
  • determines which conferences to attend, participate in and/or sponsor;
  • stays abreast of developments and trends in the industry; and
  • collaborates with the Zola team to identify and prioritize “must have” features and enhancements.

My Sessions

Making the Case for Moving to the Cloud

Columbus IJ

In this session, you’ll hear from the innovators who changed the face of computing for the legal industry – the designers of cloud-based law practice tools. You’ll hear why they believe the cloud makes sense for all lawyers – always-updated software, lower total cost of ownership, on-demand flexibility, and any-platform availability are just a few […]

Practice in the Cloud