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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field Esq – How are you going to get there?

Here’s our latest recommendation from expert Jaimie Field!

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Last night was the 2nd Presidential Debate. Did you watch?

Were you struck with the same question I was during the entire event?

“How?”

Each of the candidates outlined their goals for the country but neither one explained how they were going to do it.

What does this have to do with Rainmaking? We all have the goal of getting new clients and more client matters from the clients we already have. The question is how are you going to get there.

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ILN-terviews: Sam Mawn-Mahlau, Davis, Malm & D’Agostine

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, Sam Mawn-Mahlau of our member firm, Davis, Malm & D’Agostine in Boston, who I will be visiting tomorrow morning for a presentation!

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ILN Webinar Series – An Introduction to Legal Project Management Part II

Last week, we had the first part of our recap from Tim Corcoran’s excellent webinar on Legal Project Management. Today, I bring you the second half, which covers:

  • Legal Project Management (LPM): Concepts – should they be embraced or avoided? Is LPM a friend, an enemy or a frenemy?
  • Process improvement versus LPM: Two different disciplines, though they are related.
  • LPM 2.0: The advanced level of LPM. 
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Week of October 8, 2012 on ILNToday – A Roundup

Another Friday, another roundup! We are busy bees around here this week at the ILN, so without further ado, I will give you this week’s top posts from ILNToday!

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ILN Webinar Series – An Introduction to Legal Project Management Part I

This week, we kicked off our three-part webinar series with Tim Corcoran, of the Corcoran Consulting Group. Tim’s first webinar addressed an Introduction to Legal Project Management, which is a fascinating topic, which I’ll recap in two parts.

Tim offered his best practices, based on years of experience, and condensed what is normally a half day session into an hour – so there’s a lot of information in this webinar!

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Week of October 1, 2012 on ILNToday – A Roundup

In a very James Bond-esque moment last weekend, we spirited our delegation of attorneys through the kitchen and service entrance of our hotel so that we could avoid the crowds of protesters in Madrid on our way to our Gala Dinner. This weekend will (mercifully) be less exciting, though we still have quite the roundup of content from the last week on ILNToday!

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field:"Who are you?" Rather than "What do you do?"

On this foggy Wednesday morning, I bring you another great rainmaking recommendation from expert, Jaimie Field!

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When you go to a networking event, what’s the inevitable first question that you get asked or that you ask another?

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Through ILN Member Gadens Lawyers, Fisher Jeffries Works Successfully with Clark Wilson

Our latest success story comes from Fisher Jeffries, a law firm affiliated with the ILN’s Australian member, Gadens Lawyers, who enjoyed a fruitful referral relationship with the ILN’s Clark Wilson LLP.

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In August 2012, Fisher Jeffries, a South Australian law firm affiliated with the major Australian national firm Gadens Lawyers, received urgent instructions from two major Australian banks in relation to the provision of additional financial accommodation under an existing club facility agreement to a listed Australian corporate borrower group (Borrower Group).

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ILN-terviews: Ken Kelly, 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, Ken Kelly of our member firm, Epstein Becker & Green in New York.

In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?
Litigation of business and employment-related disputes, particularly in the financial services and healthcare industries. 

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: You Never Know Where You Will Meet Your Next Client

Today, we have another fabulous recommendation from Jaimie Field. Tomorrow, I’m heading to Madrid for our 2012 ILN European Regional Meeting, so you’ll be seeing some posts coming up from our sessions there, and in the meantime, enjoy reading Jaimie’s recommendation!

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Rainmaking Recommendation #64: You Never Know Where You Will Meet Your Next Client

(There will be a reader who will see themselves in this Rainmaking Recommendation because he was one of its stars.)

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