M. Zane Johnson, Esq.

MZA Legal

Zane Johnson is the Founder and Managing Attorney of MZA Legal — a black-owned, virtual law firm empowering Philadelphia’s next generation of entrepreneurs. Zane helps new entrepreneurs build solid foundations for their businesses and side hustles so they can avoid catastrophic mistakes and build generational legacies. His mission is to empower everyday people to do extraordinary things.

Zane is a believer in the power of community and the importance of giving back. He’s volunteered on the boards of numerous non-profits including YEAH Philly, with whom he partnered to launch the Empowered Youth Entrepreneurs Project (EYE Project) – a small business program for teenage entrepreneurs in West Philadelphia. He has also worked as a conflict resolution workshop facilitator for justice involved youth with the Good Shepherd Mediation Program in Philadelphia.

Zane lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland with his wife Elizabeth and their son Mekhai. He enjoys reading, running, meaningful conversations, and passing time. You can reach him at johnson@mza.legal.

My Sessions

Fee Setting Strategies – How to Use Customer-Focused Pricing to Increase Client Satisfaction & Lawyer Well-Being

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Modern day clients desire (and expect) more flexible fee structures. Plus, value-based pricing can eliminate billing headaches and increase attorney wellbeing. Leverage your pricing model to be an asset for your business and learn strategies and tactics to incorporate client-centric pricing into your legal business today.


Managing Change Through Uncertainity

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As we continue to see the law firm model break it’s traditional mold we now have the opportunity to set a new gold standard of people first. In this session you will learn how to use tech to create a culture of transparency for a hybrid workforce. These tech tools will increase communication, productivity, and […]