Admitted to practice: May 1994, Texas.
Education: Southern Methodist University (B.B.A. 1990); Baylor University School of Law (J.D. 1993).
Ms. Traveland has experience in corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities law, representing a variety of businesses, including emerging and established companies. She has provided advice to clients on a broad range of issues including the establishment of business entities, the purchase of existing domain names, e-commerce agreements, Website development agreements, licensing agreements, trademarks, distribution agreements, general corporate matters and much more. She provides advice and counsel on the legal aspects of day-to-day business operations and helps businesses minimize their liabilities. Ms. Traveland also provides advice and counsel to several non-profit corporations with respect to obtaining tax-free status and other corporate matters.
Ms. Traveland teaches two classes at the Collin County Small Business Development Center:
- The Legal Aspects of STARTING a Business
- The Legal Aspects of RUNNING a Business
Ms. Traveland is also an entrepreneur. She is the founder and chief chocolatier of Chocolate Prescription, LLC. As many doctors recommend eating 1 oz of dark chocolate every day for your health, Chocolate Prescription produces 1 oz bars of delicious, gourmet, 72% cacao dark chocolate and packages them in 1 Week and 4 Week Prescriptions for you to conveniently get your daily dose of chocolate. Ms. Traveland built the business from idea to product to market. Chocolate Prescription was in the gift bags to the presenters for the 2010 Academy Awards. For more information, go to Chocolate Prescription.
In May 2001, Power Media Group’s Texas Technology Magazine awarded her the Technologist of the Year Award in the Legal Division. Ms. Traveland was a founder of the North Texas Chapter of Women in Technology International for which she served as Communications Director from May 1998 until July 2002. Ms. Traveland is also a co-founder of the Alliance of Technology and Women, a non-profit organization that empowers women in technology. She is a proud lifetime member of the Girl Scouts.