Should Bar Associations Pay CLE Speakers?

I’m a member of ACLEA, the Association for Continuing Legal Education. A bar association member was organizing a CLE conference for lawyers aboard a Caribbean cruise. She posted a listserv question to the group regarding how many speakers to have, how…

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Law Firm Associate Marketing-Training Program

Law Firm Associate Marketing-Training Program Chicago Lawyers: I’ll be teaching a free marketing program this afternoon at 5:30 at the CBA Building. It’s your last chance to sign up!  I’ll be covering precisely what marketing activities younger lawyers should undertake each year…

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Can Consultants Be Trusted Not to ‘Sell from the Podium?’

Do Consultants Often “Sell from the Podium?” Tim Corcoran ably summarized the feelings of many consultants and professional speakers with a recent blog post which includes this excerpt: “Major conferences often have a bias for in-house professionals as presenters. “We must be…

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