Augusta Massey is a consummate entrepreneur and the Managing Partner of Massey & Associates Law Firm, PLLC, located in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Massey practices in the firm’s business litigation and bankruptcy department, among other areas. Ms. Massey helps business owners and individuals who are contemplating the online business space, eliminate their fear of building a business so they can thrive, be successful, and profitable in their business, without feeling overwhelmed.
Ms. Massey received her B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from The University of Memphis in 2005 and her Juris Doctor from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2008, where she was awarded several scholarships including the Nelson Mandela Law Scholarship, Kathryn Hookanson Law Scholarship, and the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Law Scholarship for the State of Tennessee.
While in law school, Ms. Massey was one of six women who founded the Kenneth Cox Ceremony, to acknowledge the hard work and contributions of African American law students. Ms. Massey also served as the Regional Director of the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition for the Southern Region Black Law Students Association, the President of the International Law Students Association, and President of the Association for Trial Lawyers of America.
Ms. Massey was also a member of the Tennessee Journal of Practice and Procedure, was an associate member of the Moot Court Board, one of only nine members of the prestigious American Inns of Court – Law Student Division, and Champion of the Freshman Moot Court Competition. Ms. Massey received a Best Legal Memorandum Award and three CALI Awards for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Cyber Law and International Business Transactions.
After law school, in an effort to give back, Ms. Massey started a scholarship foundation, which awards a book scholarship to deserving law students every Fall Semester at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law since 2008.
Currently, Ms. Massey is an active member of the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association, where she serves as the Vice President, and actively involved with the State Bar of Nevada, where she serves on the Diversity Committee and Fee Dispute Committee as an arbitrator and mediator. She has also served as a mentor and/or employer with the Summer Business Institute since 2012.
Ms. Massey is also a Judge Pro Tempore, Small Claims Court, located in Clark County, Nevada, and the author of three non-fiction books and two self-study courses. Ms. Massey speaks, coaches, and consults with business owners and world leaders on legacy building, succession planning, global business strategies and ethical business practices through workshops, seminars, keynote speeches, and one on one VIP consultation. She was recently honored as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas (for three consecutive years), a Top 40 under 40 by Vegas, Inc. and recognized as 1 of 15 Women in Business and Politics by the Urban Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Massey also gives talks to the youth and entrepreneurial communities about self-actualization and overcoming adversity. When she’s not working or volunteering, Ms. Massey loves to dance, travel and spend time with her family.
– Augusta Massey, Esq.