February 2016 In The Loop Newsletter



Upcoming Programsprograms
Visit the LMA Midwest website for a complete list of upcoming LMA Midwest programs.




Chapter Intelligenceintelligence

New Ventures

  • Michael James, formerly with Vedder Price, is now senior marketing and business development strategist at Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP in Chicago.
  • Steve Schroeder, formerly with Hinshaw & Culbertson, has joined Perkins Coie in Chicago.
  • Rich Marsolais, formerly with Honigman and 2014 LMA Midwest President, is now the director of marketing atJaffee Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. in Southfield, MI.


  • Melissa Marshall and her husband Mike welcomed Lexi Reed Marshall on June 29. Melissa is the regional marketing manager at Clark Hill in Chicago


  • Amy Oldiges (formerly Amy Jean)director of marketing atGoldberg Kohn in Chicago, married Christopher Charles Oldiges on September 12. 

Do you have a new job or a celebratory announcement? Send your news to InTheLoop@LMAMidwest.org

Legal Marketing Tech Conference Midwest - June 23

For the first time, the Legal Marketing Technology Conference will extend its franchise from San Francisco to a new location: the new "Legal Marketing Technology Conference Midwest" will take place in Chicago on June 23.
Keep an eye on the LMA Tech website for more information or contact Ian Turvill at iturvill@freeborn.com or Rich Marsolais at rmarsolais@jaffelaw.com for more details. 

Full Agenda Released for 2016 LMA Annual Conferenceannualconf

The full agenda for the 2016 LMA Annual Conference is now available here. #LMA16 will take place April 11-13 in Austin, Texas. 
With 50% more breakout sessions, seven specialized pre-conference programs and new programming formats (Ted Talks, Pecha Kucha, Unconference, etc.) the Conference is sure to have something for everyone. Discounted registration for #LMA2016 ends on February 19! 

Local Dispatch: News and Notes from the City Groupscitygroupnews

Detroit City Group Member Makes Repeat Theatrical Performance

Our resident thespian Roy Sexton will once again step into the spotlight this winter in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, presented by the Penny Seats Theatre Company. Performances of the dinner theatre-style show will run on February 11, 18, 25, and March 3 in Ann Arbor - for tickets and information, please visit www.pennyseats.org.
When he's not treading the boards, Roy is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Trott Law in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and a member of the LMA Midwest Board of Directors.




LMA Chapter Spotlight: Meet the Buckeyesohiochapter
With 110 members, LMA's Ohio chapter is one of the organization's fastest-growing. The chapter received LMA's Outstanding Chapter award in both 2012 and 2014 due to its insightful programming, inventive collaborations and informative communications. LMA Ohio will be joining LMA Midwest and LMA Minnesota in the Midwest Region in 2017 under LMA's new regional structure
One of the Ohio Chapter's accomplishments in 2015 was producing the Practice Development Institute. Click hereto read an overview of the "Perfect Your Pitch" workshop held during the event, and visitwww.legalmarketing.org/ohio to learn more about LMA's Ohio Chapter.
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