Lawyer, Engineer & Entrepreneur ....
Monica Goyal wanted to be an actress when she was young and was nudged towards math and science. Monica Goyal is a lawyer, engineer, and serial entrepreneur. She founded My Legal Briefcase, an innovative platform that provides efficient and democratic legal solutions for small businesses, and Aluvion Law, a flat-fee law firm that provides accessible and affordable legal solutions.
Monica has a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo, as well as a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. She began her career working for major telecommunications companies such as Toshiba, Nokia, and Nortel, before earning her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Monica is currently a visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she teaches law and technology courses. She recently spoke at two conferences about blockchain and cryptocurrency. Monica has been featured on several television programs including CBC, Sun TV, and the Newman Show, and has written extensively on law and technology for national and international press. She has been named as one of the 10 Women to Watch in Tech in the Journal of the American Bar Association and has won a 2017 Fastcase 50 Award.
Monica and I caught up in her kitchen to talk about start-ups being raised by immigrant parents and getting an education. Check out her company My Legal Briefcase
She has interest in working with start-ups and anything in the cryptocurrency space.