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The 10 Attorney Types at IP Conferences

by Jackson Walker on

Having worked the intellectual property conference circuit for more than 12 years, I am frequently reminded of the apt Bon Jovi lyrics: “It’s all the same. Only the names are changed.” Indeed, over the years I have been...more

Ten Strategies for Increasing Happiness – from @csanderson1217 Keynote at #LMA2018

by Adrian Dayton on

Just had the absolute pleasure of hearing Catherine Sanderson speak in New Orleans at LMA International. Her entire talk was amazing, but I wanted to share here her final 10 secrets to living a happier life...more

Advertise To Other Professionals Or The Public?

by Stange Law Firm, PC on

When lawyers and law firms decide that they are going to advertise, many struggle with whom to target their advertising efforts? Do they target their advertising to other professionals? In other words, do they advertise to...more

How To Maximize Your #LMA18 Annual Conference Experience

by Nancy Myrland on

From left: Alycia Sutor, Jim Durham, Mark Greene, Adam Stock [I love these people] At #SMMW18 with Jen Lehner This year, I spent some time with my mostly online (now offline, too) friend, Jen Lehner, of Jen Lehner Media, LLC....more

No one cares about your press release: how to add personality to your sharing

by Adrian Dayton on

When it comes to social media, it’s not about you. This is the hardest lesson to digest. Whilst your website can be as glossy and indecipherable as you want to be, if your social media content is, it’s going to cause...more

“I Missed the Conference; Now What?” How to Salvage Missing a Networking Opportunity

by LawVision Group LLC on

Okay, you planned to go to an industry conference to do some much-needed networking. You had high hopes of meeting new people, securing some leads for exciting work, and establishing yourself as a thought leader in the...more

Here’s a Conference that Can Be a SOLID Boost to Your Career: eDiscovery Best Practices

by CloudNine on

Actually, it’s not a “conference” so much as it’s a “summit” – the Summit On Legal Innovation and Disruption (SOLID). SOLID is an interactive exchange of ideas by doers, innovators and disruptors in the business of law...more

“Master” the Love – Today and on February 28th: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope you’re all feeling the love today! Speaking of feeling the love, we’re only two weeks away from the first event of the year at The Master’s Conference in Dallas!...more

Moving On: Embracing Job Change in the E-Discovery Industry

The last time I looked for a job, I was in my 20’s. Gas cost less than $1.50 a gallon; George W. Bush was president; and no one binge-watched anything other than old Seinfeld episodes. I finished law school and had three job...more

Networking Gems from the Triangle's Own Karen Albritton

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

I've had the good fortune to count Karen Albritton as a mentor and as a friend. Karen's many years as the CEO of Capstrat, and subsequent transition to consultancy with the Newport Board Group, give her the rather unusual...more

LinkedIn as a Business Development Tool for Lawyers? Here Are Five Ways to Get Started

by JD Supra Perspectives on

How to build value from participation in the world’s largest online professional network? Here are five ways to get started....more

Law Firm Business Development: Holiday Tips

by LawVision Group LLC on

The holiday season is upon us yet again. Wouldn’t it be easier if the end of the year came along at some other time during the year?! Instead, everything seems to get crammed into these last two months resulting into what...more

How To Be the Lawyer Who Reporters Call

by Knapp Marketing on

Every day the media issues a barrage of stories about congressional investigations, executive orders, tax reform and federal indictments, and lawyers are in hot demand to give perspective and commentary on breaking news....more

Lawyers, Don’t You Dare Give Up On 2017!

by Nancy Myrland on

About this time of year, the articles encouraging you to begin thinking about your 2018 marketing and business development plan are plentiful. Similar to when the stores start decorating for the holidays in October, it...more

How to Meet a New Prospect Without Cold-Calling

by LawVision Group LLC on

Orrick and other tech-savvy firms offer free advice and increase new business opportunities. Is your firm doing the same? For many lawyers, asking for an audience with people they don’t know is a challenge. The inability...more

What’s the story with the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA)?

by Ross Fishman on

There's been quite a bit of conversation (and some confusion) regarding the CLSA. This is a new honorary international association of top construction lawyers. The invitations to leading lawyers across the US and around the...more

Helping Law Students Build a More-Successful Careers.

by Ross Fishman on

I had the best time last week, standing on stage in Tull Auditorium at my alma mater, Emory Law School and presenting an hour-long speech to the shiny new first-year law students at the 7th annual Bass Career Summit. I don’t...more

At Least the Millennials Aren’t Killing the Gig Economy

by Fisher Phillips on

Over the past few months, many essays, blog posts, and articles have lamented over the apparent homicidal nature of Millennials. From brunch to wine corks, the “things” Millennials have killed is far-reaching. The formula is...more

Generosity & Authenticity in Business Development: Market Leaders Podcast with AceTech's Jodi Kovitz

by JD Supra Perspectives on

Join David Ackert as he interviews Jodi Kovitz, CEO of AceTech Ontario, in this episode of the Market Leaders Podcast. Tune in to hear David and Jodi discuss: - How Jodi's tenure as a BD executive at Osler informs her...more

Lawyers: How to Turn Your Online Social Interactions Into Leads

by ON24 on

Sam McKenna breaks down the who, how, and why social selling is worth your time, even lawyers....more

Lawyers, Can You Grow Your Practice By Publishing Content?

by Nancy Myrland on

We can’t stop talking about content marketing and for good reason. It’s not only the act of creating and publishing your content but the way you deliver it that helps set you apart from other lawyers. It is what helps you...more

ILTACON 2017 Preview Edition: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

Believe it or not, it’s almost time for another ILTACON! ILTACON is the annual conference for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). This year, it is being held in Las Vegas (baby!) at the Mandalay Bay Hotel...more

Five Steps to Maximizing Your Conference Experience

With the Fall conference season approaching, I’m often asked by my peers how I decide which conferences to attend, and what do I do to get the most out of attending these industry events. While I have a few favorite...more

When Someone Doesn’t Need Your Services: Change “I” to “We” 

by LawVision Group LLC on

Does your elevator speech leave people wanting? Do you hesitate momentarily before answering the question “So, what do you do?” Do you wonder if once you tell people you are an IP litigator, they will walk away with glazed...more

You Just Took The Bar, Now What?

by McManis Faulkner on

You just took the bar exam. You have survived hundreds of hours of studying. You have wrestled with the multi-day test. Let that sink in. Allow yourself to be proud of that accomplishment...more

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