The data requests relate to business activity ahead of an announcement in early January about the company`s efforts to attract sales reps and new members in the fourth quarter of last year, Pre-Paid said. The December quarter saw the first decline in Pre-paid legal protection program subscribers in 39 quarters, the company said at the time. Limes attended the ECU for a year and a half in 1946-47, then earned a degree in geology from the University of Oklahoma. After attending night school in New Orleans to earn a law degree, he set up a law firm with two partners for five years. He founded an oil and gas exploration company and worked as a lawyer specializing in oil and gas legal issues. Prepaid Legal Services Inc. announced that it has received a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney`s Office for the Southern District of New York requesting information about trading in the company`s shares. And he said the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a preliminary civil investigation into the same case. Smith, who died in May 2011, had few options when the owner of the grocery store he ran and hoped to buy sold it to someone else. He started selling Stonecipher`s prepaid legal plans in 1980 and earned six figures in three years selling a product for $15 a month.
In the late 1990s, he was president of the company. Together with Stonecipher, he helped establish the Ada-based company as a jewel on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition, a gift of $250,000 in ecus from Smith`s wife, Carol, was officially accepted to establish the Wilburn L. Smith Center for Entrepreneurship within Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business. The centre will be a focal point of the school, permanently associating Smith`s name with his mentor Stonecipher. Smith will be remembered for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Stanley Wagner Ballroom of the Memorial Student Union. Lunch is open to the public.
There is no fee, but participants must register before 10am. Monday [May 7] by calling Jordan Morris at the School of Business at 580-559-5274. Carol Smith said the donation to ECU will commemorate her husband`s work ethic and his “persistent and consistent” message, linking her name not only to Stoneciphers, but also to the idea of entrepreneurship. It`s also a chance to honor Stonecipher, she said, which meant a lot to Smith both personally and professionally. Leonard Limes, a Konawa geologist, lawyer and entrepreneur who lived in New Orleans, founded the conference to focus on entrepreneurship with a $25,000 donation to the ECU Inc. Foundation in 2000. The ECU Business School and Conference Center are under construction at the corner of Main Street and Center Street. University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, 1970 The late Wilburn L. Smith, former president and chief sales officer of Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc., will be named Entrepreneur of the Year posthumously at East Central University`s annual Leonard Limes Endowed Lecture in Entrepreneurship on Tuesday [May 8]. Wilbur Smith Attorneys at LawPO Box 8Fort Myers, FL 33902-0008 He then resigned on his own to become National Marketing Director of Pre-Paid Legal and continued to grow the sales force. His travels across North America often attracted standing room enthusiasts eager to hear how this small-town Oklahoma entrepreneur grew up.
Prepaid legal services are now known as LegalShield, and some of its top salespeople will be on hand at the luncheon to comment on Wilburn Smith`s influence on their careers.