Author Archives: Lindsay Griffiths

Collaboration, Passion, and Integrity Are The Hallmarks of a Successful Network

If you haven’t had the opportunity to read retired soccer player, Abby Wambach’s remarks to the graduates of Barnard College, it’s worth taking a few minutes to give them a read. Wambach’s speech, and the discussion that we recently had at our Annual Conference with facilitator Wendy Merrill of Strategy Horse, which incorporated the concept of finding your “why?” are both things that have resonated deeply with me over the last few months. The idea of finding your “why?” focuses on digging down into the reason behind everything that you do, so that you give a purpose to it – it will be the driving force behind why your clients hire you, why you practice law, why other lawyers want to join your firm, and why young lawyers want to come into and stay with your practice.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: You Don’t Need to Take Every Client

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, is bringing us a post today, and the title might make you a bit uncomfortable. But she’s speaking the truth. Read on to find out why.

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You Won’t Get Anywhere Without Relationship Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’ve talked a lot in recent posts about the idea of “relationship equity” and I’d like to revisit it again today – it particularly struck me as a friend of mine recently accepted a job offer and when she announced the company she was working for, suddenly people were coming out of the woodwork to ask her for favors and help. Many of those people aren’t connections she’s regularly in touch with – in other words, they have no relationship equity with her. It reminded me of another story.

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Legal Transformation: The new playbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, we’re bringing you a special guest post from the folks at Legal Gateway, who are looking at the changing legal industry. In-house lawyers: this one’s for you, but it’s equally essential for our outside counsel readers to dive into this one. This was originally published on Plexus.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: How to Create Your Personal Legal Brand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, is bringing us the latest in her legal branding series today, how to create your personal legal brand.

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ILN Firm of the Month – Bouchoms & Braesch, Luxembourg!

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Bouchoms & Braesch, Luxembourg!
Bouchoms & Braesch is an independent law firm in Luxembourg, which serves private organisations, family businesses and public entities.
Bouchoms & Braesch was created by two lawyers with more than 10 years’ experience working at renowned law firms and financial institutions. The members of Bouchoms & Braesch sought to create their own firm with personalized services for its valued clients.
Bouchoms & Braesch offers a full range of services to its clients. These services include corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, national and international tax law, collective procedures and liquidation of regulated and unregulated vehicles and business litigation. 
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“Authenticity” Might be Cliche, but it’s Essential to Building Client Relationships

 

 

 

 

 

“Authenticity” has become a dirty word.

It’s right up there with some of the other most hated buzzwords and phrases – “at the end of the day,” “thinking outside of the box,” “synergy,” “value add,” “circle back,” “bandwidth.”

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: The 8 Laws of Personal Branding (Legal Branding Series part 4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainmaking expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, is bringing us the latest in her legal branding series today, with the 8 laws of personal branding.

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Who’s Building Your Client Relationships Today?

 

The idea that you would be so busy, that you’d send your assistant or an associate in your place to a client meeting, wearing a mask of your face and pretending to be you, is ludicrous, right?

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: The Benefits of Creating Your Legal Brand (Legal Branding Series 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today, we’re bringing you a guest post from rainmaking trainer and expert, Jaimie Field, who continues her series on branding with the benefits of creating your legal brand.

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