Despite being a long-time blogger and follower of Kevin O’Keefe on social media, I always learn something new when I attend one of his webinars. Today, I was able to participate in “Blogging: Greater Returns with Less Effort,” which was excellent and I’d like to share my recap with you. A full recording of the webinar will be available in the coming days on LexBlog’s YouTube channel.
Zen & the Art of Legal Networking
Here’s our latest recommendation from expert Jaimie Field!
Last night was the 2nd Presidential Debate. Did you watch?
Were you struck with the same question I was during the entire event?
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.
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!
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.
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!
- Drink driving and cuts a cocktail for disaster? from Miller Samuel LLP: Miller Samuel discusses some frightening statistics about drunk driving in the UK.
- Dodd-Frank’s Ambiguous Definition of “Whistleblower” Construed Broadly to Favor Employee Protection from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG looks at a recent decision that broadly interprets the ambiguous definition of Whistleblower in the Dodd-Frank Act.
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!
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!
- Is a general power of appointment in a will valid? from Clark Wilson: As the title suggests, Clark Wilson’s Areet Kaila discusses whether a general power of appointment in a will is valid.
- Special Immigration Alert: 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Began on October 2, 2012, and Ends on November 3, 2012! from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG offers details on the Diversity Visa Lottery and filing DV-2014 applications.
On this foggy Wednesday morning, I bring you another great rainmaking recommendation from expert, Jaimie Field!
When you go to a networking event, what’s the inevitable first question that you get asked or that you ask another?
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.
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).
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.