Legal Marketing Launch is for lawyers and attorneys (whether at the beginning, intermediate or expert level) who want to launch their law firm marketing and client development to a higher level. It provides strategies, tools, inspiration and motivation that can be listened to during your daily commute, workout or unwind time.
150: Unique Business Development Ideas for Lawyers - Audra Dial
Audra Dial is a senior litigator at Mercedes-Benz USA, where she provides strategic advice about all aspects of litigation. For almost twentry in private practice before joining Mercedes-Benz, Ms. Dial defended and protected companies in a variety of industries, including the automotive industry.
Ms. Dial was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2018 and 2019 for Technology Law. She has been recognized as a 2013 and 2014 "Legal Elite" for General Practice by Georgia Trend magazine. In 2012, Ms. Dial was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Trade Secrets Litigation.
Ms. Dial earned her J.D. from William and Mary School of Law. Ms. Dial is involved with the Trade Secrets Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, Women in Electronic Discovery, and the National Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Dial received her Bachelor of Arts from American University, where she graduated cum laude in Interdisciplinary Studies.
149: Business Development and Insurance Company Clients - Paul Bolus
Paul Bolus has been representing insurance company clients for over 25 years, litigating and managing over 200 cases in federal and state venues across the country. Paul has handled multi-million-dollar cases, including class action lawsuits, regularly representing insurance companies in litigation dealing with health and life issues in just about every context, including major medical, specified disease, cancer, heart, stroke, disability, life insurance, long-term care insurance, securities, annuities, STOLI, department of insurance complaints and litigation, unfair consumer trade practices, deceptive trade practices and agent accounting litigation.
Paul is also actively involved in insurance industry organizations. He belongs to the Association of Life Insurance Counsel (ALIC). Paul also belongs to the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and the DRI Life, Health and Disability Committee and the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI).
148: Client Development through Effortless Action - CiCi Cheng
CiCi Cheng is a trial attorney at Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell, a national litigation boutique in Denver, Colorado. She helps clients navigate the intricacies of complex commercial disputes in a wide range of cases, such contract disputes, trade secret misappropriation, and antitrust and unfair competition. As Co-President of the Colorado Pledge to Diversity, she is passionate about the legal communitys investment in real opportunities to create the pipeline of talented, inspirational, and diverse lawyers.
147: Blogging, Triathlons, and Business Development - Ernie Holtzheimer
Ernest D. Holtzheimer is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s corporate and securities practice group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, and other general corporate matters. Ernie also serves as an editor of Montgomery McCracken’s Private Business Counsel blog. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee.
Ernie currently serves on the Executive Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Business Law Section and Young Lawyers Division, and as a Business Law Fellow in the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.
As an active community member, Ernie serves on several nonprofit boards including the Special Olympics PA-Philadelphia Executive Advisory Board, The Spruce Foundation Board of Directors, and the Covenant House PA Associate Board. He is also an advisor to an institutional venture fund and an international angel investment group.
146: OSHA, Outside Consultants, and Business Development - Nelva Smith
Nelva Smith is a labor and employment attorney with Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. From general day-to-day counseling, to litigation, workers' compensation, and safety and health issues, Ohio employers of all sizes rely on Nelva for employment law guidance.
As a member of the firm's Workplace Safety Team, she has defended employers in front of the Industrial Commission on a variety of issues that arise out of Ohio workers compensation matters. She also has experience in safety and health issues, with an emphasis on OSHA. She has presented on several occasions nationally on OSHA topics, and she has twice been a contributing editor to the national treatise on Occupational Safety and Health Law. Nelva has experience defending employers in general employment litigation, charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, charges before the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, charges before the National Labor Relations Board, and defending OSHA citations, and she has also successfully handled wage and hour audits before a state government agency. In addition to her employment experience, Nelva is also on the firm's Higher Education Team and actively represents several universities and colleges in the region against Title IX litigation.
145: Trade Associations and Business Development - Stuart Buttrick
Stuart Buttrick is the team leader of the Faegre Baker Daniels labor management relations team. He represents employers in labor relations matters, including in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in arbitrations, in litigation and in contract negotiations.
Stuart also represents employers in connection with employment litigation and administrative charges. He has defended employers in hundreds of state and federal court cases and administrative charges in multiple states and has handled appellate work before various federal Circuit Courts of Appeal. Stuart also advises clients on personnel and policy issues.
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An excellent take on the nuances of legal marketing
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Bentley is a thoughtful interviewer and provides his listeners with great information for building a law practice. Great podcast!