Tag Archives: networking

What Does Your Appearance Say About Your Personal Brand?

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Excerpted and adapted from Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers by Katy Goshtasbi, published by the ABA Law Practice Division. How many times have you attended a crowded bar association event where it seemed every lawyer in attendance was wearing a blue or black suit? How many times have you left gatherings, such as those bar association events, where everyone and ...

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Become a Business Matchmaker by Sharing LinkedIn Profiles

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You might be overlooking a simple, powerful feature of LinkedIn that will help you introduce two of your connections who don’t know each other, but should. A friend of mine (to protect his identity and introduce a bit of mystery into this post, let’s call him “A”) called me a few weeks ago to update me on his move to ...

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Coming Soon: “LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition”

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One of the ABA’s bestselling books has been fully updated and revised for our readers and members. Coming in October, LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition, reflects significant changes to LinkedIn’s layout and functionality made in the past year. In just one hour, this book will help you: Set up a LinkedIn account Create a robust, dynamic profile—and take ...

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Introducing Yourself Online: 3 Videos Every Lawyer Should Have

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As I wade through the different technology available to lawyers, I often find myself writing about the importance of an old school face to face meeting. Most of what we do as attorneys is geared towards making the best impression when we are actually in the room with someone important; the client, opposing counsel, the judge. First impressions count but ...

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Using Technology to Manage Your Network

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Whether you are searching for employment or seeking new referral sources, networking is all the rage.  The key to networking is to develop credible relationships over time.  That way, people will think of you when they hear about a new job opportunity or when they need to make a referral to another attorney.  Merely meeting someone once at an event ...

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Is Social Media Worth It?

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Years after Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn debuted, social media remains a hot topic of discussion for lawyers and legal professionals.  How should it be used? Which sites are best? How do you get started–or should you get started at all? We’re happy to welcome this guest post from Victoria Santoro exploring the value of social media. Victoria is a litigator ...

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Enhance Your Conference Experience with Twitter

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A conference used to be something you’d simply sign up for, get a few good tips out of and then soon forget about. This is a way of the past. With the introduction of social media, conferences happen online almost as much as they do offline. Most conferences encourage the use of Twitter hashtags and mentioning Twitter handles to create ...

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