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Here with this week’s Rainmaking Recommendation is expert and trainer, Jaimie Field! *** Those who know me know that I am obsessed with personal & business development.  Since I was 18 years old I have been reading books by Napoleon Hill, Norman Vincent Peal, Dale Carnegie, Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy, Florence Scovill Shinn, and so many others.  I have a library of thousands of books and recorded programs that I have listened to and read over…
The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Lutgen & Associés, Luxembourg! The firm specialises in advice and litigation services in civil and commercial law, criminal business law, international mutual assistance, anti-money laundering regulations, banking law, administrative law and urban planning, and employment law.…
We’ve saved the best for last – or potentially, I’ve just been avoiding this topic because time management is an area where I need to be taking my own advice. If you ask a lawyer what one of their biggest issues is, you’ll find that time management is top of the list. Especially when it comes to maximizing billable client time. Let’s look at five things you can do today to start to improve your…
Regular Zen readers will know that I’m a runner. When you first start running, you tell yourself that it’s the cheapest sport – all you need is a pair of sneakers, and you can head outside and do it. While this is (essentially) true, we runners love our gadgets and our products, and sharing our favorites of the same. It won’t surprise you to learn that I’m in a couple of Facebook groups dedicated to…
Rainmaking trainer and coach, Jaimie Field, is back with rainmaking recommendations to kick off your new year in the right way. Check out her latest in today’s post. *** A brand new year had started and you are being given a blank slate upon which to write another chapter of your life story. I get excited whenever a New Year comes around because it reminds me of the expectations I have for a great…
Has everyone got their “fa la la” on yet? While the holidays are often a mad rush for all of us, it seems that this year especially, everyone is behind with wrapping up their end of the year duties (and wrapping up their gifts), while we try to figure out shortcuts for how to manage to get everything done before family and friends descend on us (or you head out the door yourself). In among…
We’re so excited to officially welcome our newest member firm, Fenno Attorneys at Law, in Finland! A regional Finnish law firm, Fenno provides legal services for both corporate and private clients. For corporate clients, Fenno is called upon to assist with corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, company reorganization and/or insolvency, tax law, labor law, dispute resolution and more.…
The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC, Pennsylvania! Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC is a 40 lawyer, full service firm with offices in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. RCCB’s lawyers bring a wealth of prior experience to matters, ranging from large multi-national and regional law firm roles, to practicing in smaller entrepreneurial firms, to leadership positions, both legal and non-legal, within companies and clients. RCCB provides clients sophisticated,…
The International Lawyers Network’s Real Estate Specialty Group announces the third release of its publication, “Buying & Selling Real Estate: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key real estate law principles in 21 jurisdictions across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference for those buying & selling real estate in these jurisdictions. I’m really pleased as the guide’s facilitator to offer the third edition of our guide, which builds…
We’ve discussed the idea of change extensively here on Zen, and although it’s a long time coming in the legal industry, there are pockets of exciting innovation. One such pocket is the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, or CLOC, which has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years (as in 40 members to 1800 members in 3 years). One of CLOC’s core tenets is bringing together the ENTIRE legal ecosystem in order to achieve real,…