Category Archives: Legal Networking

Attend NAMWOLF’s 2016 Annual Meeting, September 14-16 in Houston, Texas

Join NAMWOLF at the 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Houston, Texas. The Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to increase your participation and relationships with NAMWOLF Law Firm Members. All attendees further benefit by attending CLE sessions specific to Law Firm Member practice areas, which provides greater insight into each Law Firm Member’s experience …

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Register for next week’s LSSO RainDance Conference – June 7 & 8

LSSO’s annual RainDance Conference is the key resource of the organization.  The two-day conference is filled with high-level interactive sessions, roundtables and lively discussions with industry thought leaders. LSSO’s RainDance Conference – Register Today! When: June 7 & 8, 2016 Where: The Mid-America Club, Chicago, IL RainDance offers less of the theory and more of …

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Why Law Schools Must Change to Produce More Hirable Attorneys

Recently, I had the great pleasure of speaking at a Chicago Bar Association event for young attorneys on the topic of networking. After about 20 minutes I observed how ravenously everyone was taking notes and the deep level of attentiveness that I was receiving from the participants. While this is not unique to me as a …

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Attend the LSSO’s 13th Annual RainDance Conference June 7-8

LSSO’s annual RainDance Conference is the key resource of the organization.  The two-day conference is filled with high-level interactive sessions, roundtables and lively discussions with industry thought leaders. LSSO’s RainDance Conference – Register Today! When: June 7 & 8, 2016 Where: The Mid-America Club, Chicago, IL RainDance offers less of the theory and more of …

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Coaching Tips for Partners and CMOs

“I tried coaching that associate but it didn’t work.” “Well,” I asked, “What did you say to him?” “I told him to stop annoying the clients, but he keeps doing it.” Unfortunately, both supervising lawyers and leading a law firm are far more complicated than simply telling people what to do. When facing an environment …

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Legal Executive Institute 23rd Annual Marketing Partner Forum – January 20-22 Orlando

Join Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute this month as Marketing Partner Forum heads to Orlando for a three day summit on transformative value in law firm profitability and business development. Set against the Tuscan luxury of the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Marketing Partner Forum will welcome law firm marketing partners, rainmakers, practice group heads, business development leaders and …

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Ten Rainmaking Tips for Finders, Minders and Grinders

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This past week, I was speaking at an IP firm here in Chicago. The Managing Partner and I met ahead of time and discussed the group dynamics. He said, “Steve there are three types of attorneys that you’ll be presenting to today; the finders, the minders and the grinders. The finders are out there looking …

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Legal Executive Institute 23rd Annual Marketing Partner Forum – January 20-22 Orlando

Join Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute next January as Marketing Partner Forum heads to Orlando for a three day summit on transformative value in law firm profitability and business development. Set against the Tuscan luxury of the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Marketing Partner Forum will welcome law firm marketing partners, rainmakers, practice group heads, business development leaders and …

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Join LMA New England for their annual conference – November 12-13 in Boston

Please join the LMA New England Chapter next week at their 2015 Regional Conference, taking place on November 12 -13 at the Hyatt Regency in Boston. This year’s theme is “What’s Your WOW Factor?” Join attendees as they learn about the best tools and approaches to stand out among the competition, succeed at winning new business and …

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Next week! Join NAWL at their General Counsel Institute – November 5-6 in NYC

Register today! The last several years have brought significant changes to the General Counsel position and for many, a rise of greater prominence within their companies. Large-scale forces are transforming the economics of corporations as they face challenges related to accelerating competition, cost controls, technology development, reporting transparency, and Wall Street’s focus on short-term profit maximization. …

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