Author Archives: Lindsay Griffiths

Week of June 16, 2014 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s hard to believe that we’re already at June 20th of this year! Time sure flies these days. But before you head out to enjoy the first official weekend of a summer, take a look through this week’s top posts from ILNToday:

 

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P3: Project Management, Pricing & Process Improvement – An Open Discussion

Weather seemed to factor into almost everyone’s travel into Chicago last week for the P3 conference, and unfortunately, it resulted in the cancellation of our keynote speaker for the morning. Instead, we were treated to an open and interactive discussion – as one of the speakers joked “We wouldn’t be business leaders if we didn’t know how to adapt.” 

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: Halfway There

Not only am I bringing you a rainmaking recommendation from expert Jaimie Field today, I also got to see Jaimie in person this afternoon at the Legal Marketing Association lunch for the NJ City Group Meeting! Jaimie has been battling bronchitis, among other things, so we’re reaching back into the archives again today for a post, which is particularly apropos.  Jaimie will be back with new rainmaking recommendations in July!

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Not to frighten you, but this year is officially half over. What have you done to advance your Rainmaking skills?

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Two for Tuesdays: Takeaways from P3

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the LMA’s P3 conference, which brings together “pricing, project management and practice innovation experts to discuss the use of various tactics to explore solutions to real issues face by law firms today.”

I’ll be publishing some recaps for the conference in the coming days, since there was a LOT of high-level meaty topics and conversation happening in and around the event. But today, I wanted to bring you my two takeaways from the conference. As always, there are more than just two to discuss, but we’re focusing on these today! Feel free to add any other takeaways in the comments below, or just add your comments to the discussion! 

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ILN Firm of the Month – Miller Samuel LLP, Glasgow!

We’re thrilled to announce this month’s firm of the month, our longstanding member, Miller Samuel LLP of Glasgow, Scotland!

 Member of the International Lawyers Network

 

The ILN is proud to announce our latest “Firm of the Month” - Miller Samuel LLP of Glasgow, Scotland!

The firm was established in 1973 with the aim of providing high quality, fast and comprehensive legal service to commercial clients at competitive rates and in a straightforward practical manner. The firm is departmentalized: the Commercial Department acts mainly in property related matters and has notable expertise in property development, investment and leasing; the Litigation Department acts in all commercial matters including insurance, personal injury, environmental, landlord and tenant litigation and employment law. It also handles debt recovery and family law matters. Private client services include advice on the administration of estates, tax planning, charities and wills and the purchase and sale of residential property.

The firm acts for a wide range of companies and organizations within its principal areas of work, including nationally and internationally known public companies, listed property companies, retailers, insurance companies and various private companies and individuals.

 

Full descriptions of Miller Samuel’s  services, expertise, and lawyer profiles are available on their ILN profile.

 

Lindsay Griffiths
Director of Global Relationship Management
International Lawyers Network

Lindsay Griffiths

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Main Contacts:

Michael Samuel

Michael Samuel

Email: pms@millersamuel.co.uk
Telephone: +44 (141) 227 6018

Practice Groups:
Private client, Residential property

Marie Macdonald

Marie Macdonald

Emailmem@millersamuel.co.uk
Telephone: +44 (141) 227 6032

Practice Groups:
Employment

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Alan Griffiths

Miller Samuel is one of the firms that truly embodies the ILN’s motto ‘Where Lawyers Become Friends.’

Alan Griffiths
Executive Director
International Lawyers Network

+001.201.594.9985

www.ilntoday.com

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Two for Tuesdays: Must-Reads

Happy Tuesday all! I’m gearing up to head out to Chicago again for the Legal Marketing Association’s Practice Innovation Conference – also known as P3: Project Management, Pricing, Process Improvement. I’ll be blogging and live tweeting from the sessions on Thursday and Friday, so keep an eye out for some great content!

But first, we’re switching things up again on this Two for Tuesdays with two must-read blog posts for this week.

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General Counsel Corner: Important Factor When Hiring a Law Firm

For our latest installment of the General Counsel Corner, we talked to Mark Ginalski, the General Counsel at SunLink Corporation. SunLink manufactures integrated PV balance of system solutions for the photovoltaic industry that reduce the cost of installation, ease permitting, and enhance system design flexibility. SunLink’s industry-leading solar roof and ground mount racking systems, HomeRun™ combiner boxes, and wire management tools have been proven on more than 500 MW of commercial and utility-scale PV projects at 2,000+ sites across North America.

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Week of June 2, 2014 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s been another busy week here at the ILN, I’m looking forward to receiving some of the prints of the photos from our conference, which I’ll be sending out to delegates next week! The weather has also finally both cooled and the humidity lowered, so I’m a happy camper all around!

We’ve seen some great pieces from our Network this week on ILNToday, so grab a cup of coffee and check out this week’s roundup!

 

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WestJet’s Father’s Day Surprise: What Law Firms and Legal Marketers Can Learn

WestJet has done it again.

You may remember this airline from their video campaign that went viral during the holiday season – they asked passengers awaiting a flight what was on their Christmas list, and while they flew across the country, employees on either end worked feverishly to make every wish come true. It was sweet and inspiring, even if some thought it was entirely contrived.

This Father’s Day, they’re at it again. Make sure you have some tissues handy, because even grown men are tearing up at this: 

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: How to Clone Your Ideal Client

We’re digging into the archives today for our latest rainmaking recommendation from Jaimie Field, and it’s a good one. If you’re looking to make all your clients an “ideal” client, read on!

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Who is your ideal client? Do you already work with him or her?

Whether you do or don’t, you can create clone after clone of your ideal client (barring conflicts of interest) by taking the following actions:

  1. Write down exactly what your ideal client looks like. Be specific.
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