Zen & the Art of Legal Networking

ILN Success in Latin American Privacy Laws Consultation

Some of the ILN’s greatest success stories are seen when multiple member firms coordinate and collaborate to service each others’ clients. The most recent example of this occurred when the ILN’s member in Missouri, Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. required a consultation with a number of Latin American jurisdictions regarding privacy laws. Together with Alan Griffiths, the ILN’s Executive Director, Luis Lavalle Moreno of Martinez, Algaba, De Haro, Curiel y Galvan-Duque, S.C. of Mexico spearheaded the effort.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: Back to Basics

It’s the first Wednesday of the month, so you know what that means…a rainmaking recommendation from rainmaking coach and expert Jaimie Field!  Jaimie posted her 100th rainmaking post today – congratulations! – and it’s a great one on getting us back to basics.

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Wow! 100 Rainmaking Recommendations! Thank you for being a part of this journey and here’s to many more.

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Two for Tuesdays: Make the Most out of Your August

Well, August is finally here – this gal loves the cooler temps of the fall, pumpkin spiced lattes, sweaters, and falling leaves, so August is not my favorite month.  But it’s a good one to take advantage of.  A LOT of people take their vacations in August – and for those of us with a lot of European clients, August can be a pretty quiet month if you’re stuck sitting at your desk. 

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ILN-terviews: Ágnes Bejó, Jalsovszky Law Firm

Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network. For our latest interview, we’re continuing our Instagram video series!

Each of the videos below answers the questions that precede it – Ágnes Bejó of Jalsovszky Law Firm in Budapest is the subject of our second set of videos!

In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?

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Week of July 28, 2014 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

August is here already, and that means September is around the corner – fall is coming! It looks like we’re in for some storms on the east coast this weekend, so before building your ark, take a look through this week’s top posts!

 

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Two for Tuesdays: More LinkedIn

The weather is finally beautiful here on this Two for Tuesdays – low humidity and low heat, just the way I like it!

Another thing I like, as you may know, is LinkedIn. Our first Two for Tuesdays post offered two tips for LinkedIn, and there’s so much to gain from it that I’m back to bring you two more! The first post focused mostly on what changes you could make to your profile, while today, we’ll look at what you should be doing in terms of your usage of LinkedIn.

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Let’s Be a Little More International in Our Networking

This afternoon, I was reading an article on four suggestions for rules to follow when networking internationally.  The tips are good ones (and we’ll go into more on them in a moment), but it occurred to me as I was reading that they’re actually quite good tips for all types of networking – whether you’re meeting people from other cultures, or just two blocks away. 

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Week of July 21, 2014 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

It’s actually a fabulously beautiful day here in New Jersey – temperatures are low and so is the humidity. Perfect! It makes me hopeful that fall isn’t far away!

Before you head out for the weekend, take a moment to check out this week’s top posts on ILNToday:

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Bringing Law Firms "Back to The Future" of Social Media

Only one thing could bring me in from my vacation, and that was the Legal Marketing Association’s Social Media Shared Interest Group’s webinar with Peter Shankman (@petershankman) and Jasmine Trillos-Decarie (@jasminedecarie), entitled “Bringing Law Firms ‘Back to The Future’ of Social Media.”

I wasn’t alone in thinking that, if the tweetstream was any indication – valuable tidbits from the conversation were flying over on Twitter! We even had a legal marketer join the LMA just to be able to attend the webinar, and she said it was well worth it! 

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Two for Tuesdays: Boosting Your Creativity

After two weeks off, I’m thinking about how to boost your creativity on this two for Tuesday. The lawyers among you may be wondering how that applies to you, if at all, but there’s room for creativity in all professions.  When we take the time to refresh, let different ideas in, and open our minds, sometimes the answers to critical problems can make themselves clear much more easily. 

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