LMA Midwest Region Announces 2018 Your Honor Awards Winners

The Legal Marketing Association’s Midwest Region held its inaugural Your Honor Awards (YHA) program on December 11, 2018. Designed to showcase some of the best ideas and projects from more than 700 LMA Midwest Region members, the YHA program recognized member firms that illustrated excellence in marketing and business development.

The 2018 winners were determined by a panel of six judges, who are members of LMA International. Winners were announced in a real time presentation via Zoom and Facebook Live.

We congratulate the following firms for being recognized as 2018 LMA Midwest Region YHA winners in the categories outlined below. A PDF including names of winning firms and visuals of their entries is available here.

Client Service Category

  • First Place Winner: Jenner & Block for “Jenner & Block Plus”
  • First Runner Up: Thompson Coburn for “Corporate Counsel Awards Content Campaign”
  • Second Runner Up: Jenner & Block for “JenTalk”

Business Development: Coaching/Training/Planning Category

  • First Place Winner: Dykema Gossett for “Labor & Employment Business Development Challenge”

Business Development: Events Category

  • First Place Winner: Dykema Gossett for “Redefining the Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations”
  • First Runner Up: SmithAmundsen for “SmithAmundsen’s Annual Labor & Employment Conference”

Communications: Content Marketing Category

  • First Place Winner: Benesch for “My Benesch My Team My Chicago - Video Campaign”
  • First Runner Up: Jenner & Block for “Heart of the Matter Report”

Communications: Promotional & Collateral Materials

  • First Place Winner: Seyfarth Shaw for “Be More Unicorn”
  • First Runner Up: RightHat for “BakerHostetler’s 2017 Cyber Report”
  • Second Runner Up: Foster Swift Collins & Smith for “Foster Swift Collins & Smith Recruiting Videos”
  • Honorable Mention: Benesch for “A Dash of Benesch - Promotional Cookbook”

Communications: Brand Enhancement Category

  • First Place Winner: Hinshaw for “Visual Brand Identity Overhaul”
  • First Runner Up: Jenner & Block for “Design & Brand Guidelines”

Marketing Technology: Software and Platforms Category

  • First Place Winner: Kirkland & Ellis for “ Kirkland360* CRM Certification Program”

Marketing Technology: Website Design & Development

  • Honorable Mention: Winthrop & Weinstine for “Website Redesign for the Modern Law Firm”
  • Honorable Mention: Greene Espel for “Homegrown with a National Reach”
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