LMA's current president, immediate-past president and president-elect have come together to provide a new grant program for first-time attendees of the LMA Annual Conference: the Presidents' Gift. Today is the deadline to submit your application. Click here for more information.
We couldn't be more pleased to hear that several LMA members are listed in the ABA's 7th Annual Blawg 100. This is a huge honor for those that dedicate their personal time to progressing the profession and industry through blogs. Vote for LMA Members as the "best of" in their category by Dec. 20.
Based on careful consideration and adherence to the Legal Marketing Association bylaws and criteria established for eligibility, the Nominating Committee is pleased to present the slate of candidates for the 2014 LMA Minnesota Board of Directors.
As 2013 winds down I would like to take this opportunity to look back at the past year, reflect on everything that LMA has done for our members, and to thank all of the volunteers that provided countless hours of service to the chapter.
Barry Solomon is the chief marketing officer at Sidley Austin LLP, a global law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 19 offices around the world. Barry earned his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Chicago and began his career in the legal field as a lawyer with Sidley.
Sincere thanks for all your positive comments on “CI.” Please continue to let us know what you know regarding promotions, job changes, awards, marriages, births, and whatever you think our chapter colleagues would like to know—but nothing scandalous! Wait—forget that. We’ll listen to anything!
Chicago was fortunate to be the host city for LMA’s inaugural P3 Conference. Taking place at theWit Hotel from September 30 to October 2, “P3” encompassed three major emerging areas of law firm management and marketing: “Pricing”, “Practice Innovation,” and “Project Management.”
I am very lucky to serve as the co-chair of LMA’s Think Tank Committee together with Jonathan Mattson, chief marketing and business development officer of Tucker Ellis in Cleveland and a member of LMA’s Ohio Chapter.
The Committee itself is relatively young, formed several years ago with the manda
In the world of legal marketing, hell hath no fury like an unoccupied lawyer. A shortage of billable hours invariably leads to finger pointing, and the business development and marketing department is usually the first place that finger goes wagging.
In a show of support for the organizing efforts of the Kansas City group, three members of the Midwest Chapter board were in town in early October for a reception and networking event. Incoming chapter President Rich Marsolais was accompanied by Bill Fitzgerald and Maureen Farr.
In his July LMA Midwest luncheon presentation titled “Secrets of Accounting Rainmakers,” Art Kuesel of Kuesel Consulting, Inc. discussed important strategies and tactics employed in the accounting world, which legal markets can learn from to help grow law firm practices.
From 2008 to 2012, mobile data traffic increased 3000 percent. By next year, mobile Internet users are expected to surpass desktop users. As these trends continue, it is predicted that as much as 40 percent of visits to law firm websites will be made on smart phones and tablets.
The Indianapolis City Group would like to thank everyone who generously supported the group’s food drive benefiting Second Helpings during the Fall Social. In addition to monetary donations, we delivered 100.9 pounds of food to the Second Helpings facility, blowing away our goal of 40 pounds!
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