International Lawyers Network

The ILN is an association of 91 high-quality, full-service law firms with over 5,000 lawyers world-wide. The Network provides clients with easily accessible legal services in 66 countries on six continents.

Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field. Before we jump into this week’s Rainmaking Recommendation, please know that if you need help, there are resources out there for you. As someone who has depression and anxiety, I know that the HARDEST thing to do is to ask for help – so the most important thing I can say here is to ask everyone to check on the people…
Are we STILL talking about change?? Yes, we are. And for two reasons – first, we’re really still in a global pandemic (the CDC is just about to recommend that vaccinated Americans wear masks indoors again if some of us have even stopped) and second, we all know the joke that the only constants are death and taxes, but truthfully, the only constants are death, taxes, and change. So, here we are. We’ve tackled a…
Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field. *** In Rainmaking Recommendation #249, I explained that two of the best tactics you could use were public speaking and writing for showcasing your knowledge.  And while that Rainmaking Recommendation delved into public speaking, this one dives into writing.…
The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Wolpert Rechtsanwälte, Germany! Due to the increased internationalization and specialization of Law Marga Wolpert-Witzel (active in the ILN since 1995) in 2008 decided to leave a big supra-regional law firm to dedicate herself and her team to legal advice and representation services in specialized fields. Their emphasis is on the areas of Intellectual Property (trademarks, design, patent, utility model), including Copyright and Unfair Competition…
Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field. *** The two most incredible ways to showcase your knowledge are public speaking and writing.  And if you are not doing one or the other, or even both, you are doing yourself a disservice as a potential Rainmaker. The internet has become a fixture in our lives and a necessity because of the pandemic of 2020. We can do almost anything…
Over the last few weeks, we’ve talked about the tendency to want to slip back into old pre-COVID ways of life and what some of our barriers to change might be (here and here). In fact, Law.com recently posted an article about “As COVID Fears Ease, Remote Work Is Slowly Losing Popularity,” [subscription may be required], in which they said, The number of law firm leaders, attorneys and staff who expect…
Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field. *** 1,327,910 That’s how many lawyers there are in the United States according to the American Bar Association’s 2021 Demographics. 437,540 That’s the number of law firms in the United States in which many of those attorneys practice. These are huge numbers!  How do you find a way to get new clients when there are so many other lawyers competing for…
We’re slowly, slowly easing back into a post-COVID world (maybe? Delta variants, anyone?) and with that brings a lot of stress and a lot of change. Potentially. As we’ve discussed over the past couple of weeks, there may be some temptation to slip back into “the way we’ve always done things,” and while that may feel comfortable and familiar, it’s not a good enough reason to do it. And if you are thinking that you…