Judith Lawrence

In 2014, Judith Lawrence founded Center City Notary. LLC.  She has since created subsidiaries including Center City Notary & Apostille Co.  In 2018 Judith founded the Lawrence Institute for Notaries (“LIN”) LIN is an educational institute which teaches notaries on various subjects allowing them to start new businesses and/or expand their present businesses.  Judith also created Apostille VIP which is a revolutionary concierge notary service for attorneys.     

Judith is a well-respected speaker throughout the USA.  She serves as an NNA Ambassador and has been a workshop presenter at the conferences for the past several years.  Recently, Judith delivered the keynote address at the 2.0 Law Conference where she received a Leadership Award.    In 2021 Judith received the California League of Independent Notaries Honorary Master Notary Award. 

Judith is also a faculty member of the National Notary Business Builders (“NBB”).  NBB is an elite community of Advanced Notary Entrepreneurs that are committed to building a successful business in any economy by leveraging authentic sharing technology and cultivating deeper relationships. 

In 2018 Judith co-authored a book entitled “Make Your Business Our Business with colleague Daniel C. Lewis.”  The book is a step-by-step guideline to starting a notary business.  

In 2021 Judith co-authored a book entitled “The Apostille Agents’ Survival Guide” with Matt Miller.  This is a reference handbook for notaries who want to learn about the apostille business.

In addition to the National Notary Association, Judith is a member of the Pennsylvania Notary Association and the American Association of Notaries.   She belongs to the Philadelphia Area Hotel Concierge Association, the National Association for Business Owners and the Professional Association of Business Owners.  Judith also supports the Mayor’s Commission On Aging, The Pennsylvania Ballet, American Cancer Society and Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

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Art Werner, J.D., M.S.

Art is the president and is a shareholder in the lecture firm of Werner-Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s lecture topic specialties include business, tax, financial and estate planning for high net worth individuals.   In addition, Mr. Werner is a former adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University.   Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University.  He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.

Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 3000 eight-hour seminars over the past twenty-five years as well as numerous webinars and video presentations.  Mr. Werner has been rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.

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