"LSSO" is the Legal Sales and Service Organization and the Raindance Conference is a leadership conference focused exclusively on issues having to do with driving revenue and building client loyalty in law firms. The conference features faculty of "sales and service experts with the experience and insight to help you develop competitive, effective sales and service strategies and tactics," according to LSSO. This year's Raindance Conference will be held June 12-14 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club in Dallas. To read more about it and register, click here.
It's not happening until June, but now is the time to register for LSSO's annual Raindance Conference, to be held June 12 - 14 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club in Dallas. This is the industry's only leadership conference exclusively focused on driving revenue and building client loyalty. For hotel reservations, call the Four Seasons Resort and Club directly at 972-717-2499. Book by May 22nd to take advantage of LSSO's conference rate of $245.00. Well-known author, John Klymshyn will be a keynote speaker. Other presenters will include former Xerox Senior Vice President, Tom Ryan as well as Martin Camp and Cordell Parvin, both of whom created breakthrough programs to drive revenue in law firms.
Law Journal Newsletter’s Audio Conference Division is sponsoring a web audio conference on the topic of marketing for small and mid-sized law firms on Thursday, April 26, from 12:00pm to 2:00 pm, EST. Panelists include Jennifer Reynolds, New Case Manager and Marketing Director for the Quisenberry Law Firm; Paul Ryplewski, Law Firm Marketing Consultant for ALM’s The Recorder and Cal Law,;Jamie Diaferia, Founder of Infinite Public Relations; Juliet Sallette, Marketing Director for LaBovick, LaBovick & Wald; and Moderator Elizabeth Lampert, Director of the Web Audio Conference Division. To register, go to http://www.ljnonline.com/alm?april26 or call 880-999-1916.
We have updated a few of our features on the blog and wanted to update our readers.
First, as you have read in the past under the headline of "Calendar Items," we periodically post about upcoming events, in the legal industry. These have now been moved to the right side bar in the Google Calendar. To read about an upcoming event, simply click on the title and a description window will open. Additionally, we have added dates of ALM survey releases to help you with your internal planning. If there are events you would like to see posted, feel free to comment, or email them and we will be happy to review them.
Second, we are very pleased to report that our 2006 Global Law Firm Knowledge Management Survey has been receiving good coverage in the press. We post links to these articles, as well as others, in the left side bar under ALM Research In the News. Simply click on the link and you will be taken to the publication's article.
Thomas H. Lee Award for Service Excellence in Law: PRE-APPLICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 30! This award was created to recognize firms committed to excellence and outstanding performance (in the clients’ eyes) coupled with superior organizational results. The award application process gives participating firms opportunities to document and critically review their client service delivery processes. World class experts will analyze each application. Pre-applications for the award are due September 30th - APPLY NOW. For more information, please visit www.legalserviceexcellence.com.
Preferred Registration Available Now for RAINDANCE 2007: June 12 – 14, Four Seasons Resort & Club, Dallas, Texas. In response to conference attendee feedback, in 2007 LSSO will continue to limit the number of RainDance attendees to provide an intimate setting. Since space will be limited, LSSO is now offering preferred registration for LSSO members and RainDance alumni. Contact us for more information and to reserve your space.
WebSearch U. - September 18-19, Washington, D.C.
This year's conference focuses on how information professionals can most effectively and efficiently apply Internet resources to their individual work situations. Discover the "Top Seven Reasons To Attend" WebSearch University.
Internet Librarian in October
Internet Librarian is October 23 - 25, 2006, at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, CA. This year's theme, "Integrated Experiences: Compelling Content Combinations," provides librarians "with many ideas and opportunities to enlist new partners in integrating content for their clients, showcase their mashup creations, engage their organizations and communities, and to have a positive impact on their environments." Register at www.infotoday.com/il2006.
Integrating and Maximizing Business Development Training: Following up on what you learned: Web Audio Conference Tuesday, October 03, 2006, 12:00PM - 2:00PM EST. To register visit: http://www.lawjournalnewsletters.com/alm?oct3 or call 800-999-1916.
The panel of experienced experts includes Rene Kraus, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Patent Group, Fish & Richardson P.C.; Jim Hassett, Founder, LegalBizDev; Deb Cochran, Marketing Manager, Winthrop & Weinstine.
The deadline for nominating a librarian working in a U.S. Public Library for the Six Annual New York Times Librarian Awards is September 15th. The award was created to honor librarians who provide exceptional services. Forms are available online (link above) or by calling 212-556-4520.
Wednesday, September 13, 12:00PM - 2:00PM Eastern, LJN Online will present a webinar featuring panelists Steve Naifeh, Founder & Publisher, The Best Lawyers in America; Joe Calve, Chief Marketing Officer, Proskauer Rose LLP; Jennifer Hamm, Business Editor, Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal; and Rosemarie Clancy, Research Editor, ALM.
Some of the key topics covered will be:
To register visit: http://www.lawjournalnewsletters.com/alm?sept13 or call 800-999-1916