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Week of May 14, 2012 on ILNToday – A Roundup

It’s finally here! The ILN’s 24th Annual Meeting kicked off last night with a wonderful cocktail reception and dinner, followed by some of us attending the Monuments by Moonlight tour, which was wonderful. If you’re ever in Washington and have the chance to do that, I highly recommend it!

While I’m listening to our speakers this morning, I’d like to give you our round-up for the week!

Happy Friday!

 

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The Client is in Charge – Are You Listening?

We’re getting underway this evening with the ILN’s 24th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Tomorrow, as I do at all of our meetings, I will be presenting to our attorneys and I thought what better topic to discuss than that of client satisfaction?

My presentation is based on the client panel from LMA’s Annual Conference this year, and you get the first look! 

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: May I Have Your Card?

Today, I’m traveling to Washington, DC in preparation for our 24th Annual Meeting, which starts tomorrow! You’ll see some posts from Washington in the next few days, but today, I have Jaimie Field’s latest rainmaking recommendation for you!

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Look on the corner of your desk or open that top drawer – is there a stack of business cards you’ve collected during networking events?

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ILN-terviews: Jonas Forsman, Hellstrom

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 chose ILN member, Jonas Forsman of our member firm Hellstrom in Stockholm, Sweden.

In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?
My practice is within company law with focus on M&A, structural and managerial issues.

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Week of May 7, 2012 on ILNToday – A Roundup

With our Annual Meeting coming up next week, it’s not pretty around here as we nail down the last minute details and ensure that all of our delegates have a fabulous and smoothly-running conference! So without further ado, I’m just giving you the links to this week’s top posts over at ILNToday!

Happy Friday everyone!

 

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Think Like an Editor – A Webinar Recap

In Monday’s post recapping Adrian Lurssen & John Hellerman’s recent webinar, we talked about their advice to see the world from your audience’s point of view. Today, we’ll look at their next point, to think like an editor.

Adrian kicked off this section with a quote from Barger & Wolen’s Heather Morse:

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ILN-terviews: Dale Van Demark, Epstein Becker & Green

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 chose ILN member, Dale Van Demark of our member firm Epstein Becker & Green in Washington, DC.  Dale will be one of our hosts for next week’s 24th Annual Meeting in Washington!

In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?
My practice focuses on hospital and health system mergers and acquisitions and the innovation of healthcare delivery domestically and abroad – such as new coordinated care models supported by private and government programs, telemedicine and cross-border provider and education programs.

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Use Editorial Focus & Insights to Create Content that Gets Noticed – A Webinar Recap

There are some truly brilliant people in our industry, and the week before last, I was fortunate to hear two of them present in a webinar:  JD Supra‘s Adrian Lurssen and Hellerman Baretz Communication‘s John Hellerman.  The webinar addressed the topic of using editorial focus and insights to create content that gets noticed.

They kicked off the webinar with the advice that we should be looking at the world from our audience’s point of view. Since there’s a lot of meaty information in the webinar recap, I’ll break the post up. 

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Week of April 30, 2012 on ILNToday – A Roundup

This week has just sped by! We’re getting ready for next week’s IP Group luncheon during INTA, and excited for the ILN’s 24th Annual Meeting the following week in Washington, DC!

So without further ado, here are this week’s Top Five!

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Let’s Talk Twitter: An LMA Social Media SIG Webinar

Today, I had the pleasure of sitting in on a webinar presentation from my friends Nancy Myrland of Myrland Marketing and Lance Godard of JD Supra. The Social Media Special Interest Group for the Legal Marketing Association has been putting on monthly webinars, and this month’s focused on Twitter.

Since it is a member benefit, I won’t give all the secrets away, but I did want to offer the highlights: 

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