Archives for October 2012

Stem Client Roundup for October 2012

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

It’s Halloween, and it’s a treat (sorry, I couldn’t resist the pun) to write about our clients’ activities and achievements from over the last few weeks. Here’s our regular client news roundup for October: The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding! Over the coming year there will be some special events to commemorate this milestone,… more »

The Game Is On: LinkedIn vs. Twitter In The Social Media Race

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

Imagine my surprise, given that I’ve never mediated anything more pressing than which kid gets first crack at the DVD player,¬†when several people endorsed me last week at LinkedIn for my skills in alternative dispute resolution. I was also endorsed for litigation, legal research and legal writing, only the last of which I could plausibly claim as a viable… more »

More New Canadian Law Blogs at

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

We’ve added another 16 new and new-to-us blogs to since our last update less than two months ago! Here are the latest additions: Administrative Law Matters (Paul Daly) MackenzieDRS (Ian R. Mackenzie) Mining Prospects (McCarthy Tetrault) researchlawyer (Kirsten Thompson) Sport Law and Strategy Group Succession Tax Counsel (John Mill)
Your Estate Matters Blog (Clark Wilson LLP) Tax, Society & more »

COLPM Futures Conference is Coming Fast!

Posted by Steve Matthews on

Just a quick reminder that the College of Law Practice Management’s Annual Meeting and Futures Conference takes place at the end of this month: October 26-27 at the Georgetown Law Center in Washington, DC. I first attended the Futures Conference two years ago, where I spoke on the impact of social media. And I attended again in Chicago last year,… more »

Creating Demand With Lawyer Advertising

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

“Advertising is the art of making people unhappy.” I read that definition, purportedly a quotation from a modern French philosopher, several years ago, and it’s stuck with me ever since. The way to sell something, this theory goes, is to create in your audience a sense of inadequacy, a belief that they lack something important and that their lives are… more »

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