June Middleton is a licensed attorney and counselor at law in New York advising small businesses on the legal and financial management of their businesses. She first started her own business as a computer and business management consultant advising small businesses on all aspects of their operations including business plans, budgeting, computerizing their accounting systems and establishing procedures to build a stronger infrastructure for their companies. She has advised small businesses as a management consultant for more than 15 years. She is a graduate of Columbia University, majoring in economics and managerial accounting, and Touro Law School where she received her Juris Doctor degree.
She was a securities broker with Merrill Lynch fully registered on all major exchanges, as well as the Chicago Board of Trade. She was the first African-American woman to become a stockbroker in the country.
Ms. Middleton has been an adjunct assistant professor at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Education teaching courses on financial management of small businesses, and courses on starting your own business. She also designed and taught a course for the Woman Entrepreneur. She has chaired seminars, written articles, and made appearances on television and radio discussing business and career changes.
At the New York County Lawyers’ Association, Ms. Middleton is an active member of the Minorities and the Law Committee, and is also a member of the Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee. She recently gave a presentation at the Association on “Going Solo”, a how-to on establishing one’s own practice, which the committees co-sponsored. The presentation was written about in an article that appeared in the February 2009 publication of the New York County Lawyers’ Association. June is also a member of the New York City Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. She is an active member of the Women’s Career Networking Group at the Princeton and Columbia University Clubs in New York.
June Middleton is additionally an independent producer for a New York City, public access cable TV network where she hosts a talk show for entrepreneurs on the various aspects of starting, running and managing diverse businesses with guests that have included a chamber orchestra, attorneys, career counselors, and a jazz trio.