Blessed Dele-Michael and Nneka Norville founded More Than Esquires Network (MTEN) out of their own desire to join a community of lawyers that wanted more from their careers. Friends for over fifteen years, MTEN is their commitment to creating a long lasting community dedicated to helping lawyers get more from their law degree than they ever imagined.
Blessed dele-Michael, ESQ. | Co-founder
Blessed is a graduate of Rutgers Law School and New York University. She has experience in insurance defense, securities litigation and FCPA investigations. After leaving litigation, she successfully transitioned into regulatory compliance in working for global investment banks. Now, Blessed switched from the financial sector to entertainment in serving as Corporate Compliance Officer for a global entertainment company.
Fun Fact: Took 3 years of Russian.
Nneka Norville, ESQ. | Co-founder
Nneka is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, Baruch School of Public Affairs and Boston University where she practiced entertainment law before pivoting into a rewarding career at the intersection of social impact and business. Currently, Nneka serves as Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility & Internal Communications for a global media company.
Fun Fact: Jumped out of a plane and sky dived.
Yanique Norville | Director of creative & digital strategy
Yanique sits at the intersection of branding, design and technology with an eye for creativity that pops. As a visual storyteller, designer and photographer, Yanique has used imagery to tell the stories of global brands for the last decade. A sought after Creative Consultant, Yanique has worked with clients ranging from Merck to EMI Music Group and All Star Code. A current resident of Brooklyn, Yanique graduated from Penn State University, King’s College London and the StartUp Institute's UI Design program.
Fun Fact: Loves attending silent discos
Jared De La Hoz | digital & social media marketing intern
Jared is a Communications Studies major at Brigham Young University. Born and raised New Yorker from Long Island. He has a strong love and devotion toward creativity and design, and desires to pursue a career in marketing or advertising after graduation. Jared is expecting to graduate BYU in April 2020, and anxiously awaits to enter the world of media and communications. Lastly, he is an avid Mets fan and lover of good, authentic food.
Fun Fact: Has a photographic memory with the ability to remember details, dates, and events.
AISHA JOSEPH, ESQ.
Director, Academic Planning & Career Development
NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL
ALTHEA BROWN, ESQ.
DANIELLA GELLER, ESQ.
Market Intelligence Analyst- Content Legal
EDMUND YAN, ESQ.
Career Coach, Founder & CEO
WILL (Women Interested in Leaving (big) Law)
MAVERICK JAMES, JD
Law School Representative
NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL
SHAH KADER, ESQ.
Founder & Attorney
TOBI CARTER, ESQ.
Senior Editor/ Author