Upcoming Travel and Speaking Engagements

  • Texas Bar Association Annual Meeting, June 26-27, Austin
  • “US Law Firm Group,” Seattle, July 11
  • Philadelphia Legal Marketing Association Chapter, July 17
  • Utah Bar Association, November 21-22

Past Engagements

  • Law Firm Retreat, California, June 22
  • Social Media Marketing Summit, New York City, June 10
  • ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries) Regional Conference, Chicago, June 5
  • Law firm social media committee, Midwest, May 7
  • ABA Law Firm Marketing Conference, St. Louis, May 1 – 2
  • Legal Marketing Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, April 2 – 4
  • ABA TechShow, Chicago, March 26-29, 2014
  • Above The Law’s Attorney@Blog Conference, New York City, March 13-14, 2014
  • LegalTech, New York City, February 4-6, 2014
  • University of Notre Dame Business School, South Bend, Indiana, January 29, 2014
  • Law Firm Practice Group, Los Angeles, January, 27,2014
  • Legal Marketing Association – New York Chapter, New York City, October, 2013
  • New York City, Working with Law Firms, July 17-20, 2013
  • ACLEA 49th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, August 2-6, 2013
  • WASJ, Seattle, October 19, 2013 “Networking through the Internet is imperative in today’s world. But where do you start?”
  • Texas State Bar Annual Meeting, Dallas, June 20-21, 2013
  • Indiana State Bar Association, French Lick, Indiana, June 6-8, 2013
  • ALA Seattle Chapter, May, 2013
  • Business Development Institute, Social Media Marketing Summit for Law Firms, New York City, May 9, 2013
  • Law Firm Retreat, Newport Beach, April 28, 2013
  • Lawyernomics by Avvo, April 26-27, 2013
  • Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, April 8-10, 2013
  • ABA TechShow 2013, Chicago, April 4-8, 2013
  • ALM’s LegalTech 2013, New York City, January, 29-31, 2013
  • 20th Annual Marketing Partner Forum, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, January 16-18, 2013
  • Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Technology Conference; San Francisco, CA; Oct 11
  • North Carolina Solo Small Firm Conference; Cary, North Carolina; September 27 & 28
  • Austin Chapters of the ALA (Association of Legal Administrators) and LMA (Legal Marketing Association); Austin TX, August 14
  • Social and Digital Media for Law Firms 2012; San Francisco, CA, June 20
  • Texas Bar Association; Houston, TX June 13-14
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL); Chelan, WA; June 7-9, 2012
  • ABA TechShow, Chicago, IL; March 28-31, 2012
  • New York City; April 10 & 11, 2012
  • Washington, D.C.; April 12, 2012
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Annual Conference; Fast, Furious & Frustrating: Tweets, Links, Facebook and Blogs; Honolulu, HI; April 22-26, 2012
  • Law Firm Alliance; Vancouver, BC; April 29, 2012
  • Practicing Law Institute (PLI); Chairing full day program on social media for law firm business development; May 2, 2012
  • Seattle University Law Schol; Workshop and panel discussion on how social media can benefit today’s law student and lawyer; February 8, 2012
  • Legal Marketing Association, New England Chapter Annual Conference; “Social Media for Legal Business Development”; John Joseph Moakely US Courthouse, Boston, MA; November 3–4, 2011
  • Olympic Peninsula Tourism Summit; “Social Media for Business Development”; Port Townsend, WA; October 19, 2011
  • Private Law Firm Retreat; October 21–22, 2011
  • Private Law Firm Retreat; September 23, 2011
  • Social Media Week; “Social Media Marketing for Lawyers and Law Firms” Vancouver, BC; September 20, 2011
  • State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting & Solo and Small Firm Institute; “What is Social Media All About and Why You Should Care” Dearborn, MI; September 14, 2011
  • State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting; “Opening Remarks – The Future of Legal Innovation” San Antonio, TX; June 23, 2011
  • Washington State Bar Association’s real Property, Probate and Trust Section’s 2011 Midyear Meeting; “Ethical and Liability Issues in a Lawyers’s Use of Blogs and Other Forms of Social Media: What’s Exaggerated and What’s Real?” Stevenson, WA; June 12, 2011
  • Private Law Firm Retreat; May 14, 2011
  • Practising Law Institute; “Lawyer’s Guide to Using Social Media for Professional and Client Development” New York, NY; May 4, 2011
  • Chicago Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee April Meeting; “Using Social Media for Business Development” Chicago, IL; April 13, 2011
  • ABA TechShow; “Ignite Law 2011 – Facebook: Can it really be used by lawyers and law firms for professional and business development? How so?” Chicago, IL; April 10, 2011
  • Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference; “Law Firm Social Media Do’s and Don’ts” Orlando, FL; April 4, 2011
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers USA & Canadian Chapter Meeting 2011; Miami/South Beach, FL; February 16-20, 2011
  • King County Bar Association Solo/Small Firm annual CLE; “Social Media: Your Ethical Obligations and Growing Your Practice;” Seattle, WA; November 19, 2010
  • International Network of Boutique Law Firms’ Black Tie Weekend; “Corporate Counsel and Boutique Law Firms: practising your rain dance;” Le Meridien King Edward Hotel in Toronto, ON; October 23, 2010
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law Alumni Weekend; “Social media. The most effective means of professional and business development for the American lawyer?” DU Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO; October 15, 2010
  • West LegalEdcenter CLE webcast; “Ethical and Liability Issues in a Lawyer’s Use of Blogs and Other Forms of Social Media: What’s Exaggerated and What’s Real?”; September 14, 2010
  • Washington State Association for Justice CLE; “The Power & Pitfalls of Social Media”; Seattle, WA; September 15, 2010
  • ABA Teleconference; “Managing Your Online Presence: The Care and Feeding of the Online You”; September 20, 2010
  • ABA Journal’s Legal Rebels Project at the ABA Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA; August 5, 2010
  • Fourth Annual Comprehensive Conference on Winery & Wine Distribution Law; “New Approaches to Marketing: Use of Social Media Technologies;” Cave B Inn at SageCliffe in Quincy, WA; August 2, 2010
  • 5th Annual WSBA Solo and Small Firm Conference; “Using Blogs and Social Media: Your Ticket to Gaining Presence, Visibility and Marketing Opportunities;” Vancouver, WA, July 15, 2010
  • 7th Annual Stanford E-Commerce Best Practices Conference; “Corporate Use of Social Media,” Stanford University; Stanford, CA; June 25, 2010
  • Texas State Bar Annual Meeting, Legal Innovation Track: “The Adaptable Lawyer;” Fort Worth, TX; June 10 & 11, 2010.
  • 8th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute; “Social Media & IP Lawyers and Practice: New Opportunities;” Westminster, CO; June 3 & 4, 2010.
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation’s Law & Technology Symposium; “What’s Your ‘Avatar’? How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Work and How to Take Advantage of It;” Hartford, CT; April 9, 2010.
  • ABA TechShow; Chicago, IL; March 25-27, 2010.
  • Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference; Denver, CO, March 11 & 12, 2010.
  • Emory University School of Law’s Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Annual Symposium; Panel on “Ethics 2.0—The Ethical Challenges and Pitfalls Web 2.0 Presents to Bankruptcy Attorneys;” Atlanta, GA; March 4, 2010.
  • World Services Group; “Blogs/RSS and Social Networking for Professionals;” Miami, FL; February 25, 2010.
  • LegalTech New York; New York, NY; February 1-3, 2010.
  • ACLEA Mid-Year Meeting; “A Whole New World: Social Media & CLE;” Orlando, FL; January 30, 2010.
  • Legal Marketing Association – Toronto Chapter: “Networking Through the Internet, It’s Not About Technology;” Toronto, Canada; November 19, 2009.
  • ALA Region 5 Educational Conference & Exposition: “Social Networking for the Legal Industry;” Banff, Alberta, Canada; October 3, 2009.
  • International Legal Technology Association Annual Conference; “Enterprise 2.0: What It Is and Why You Should Care” and “Blogs: A Discussion of Current Trends, Benefits and Pitfalls;” Washington, DC; August 23-27, 2009.
  • Lane Powell Social Media Seminars: “Social Media – What is It and Why You Need to Consider Using It;” Seattle and Portland, OR; July 7 & 8, 2009.
  • LegalTech West Coast 2009: “What is Twitter and How Can I Use it?” Los Angeles, CA; June 25, 2009.
  • International Lawyers Network Annual Meeting: “Social Media and Blogs for Lawyers: Learn to Work a Room in the Digital Age;” San Francisco, CA; June 6, 2009.
  • Total Attorneys Practice Management Association Get a Life Conference;Effective Blogging and Social Media: You Really Can Do the Type of Work You Want to Do for the Clients You Want to Have;” Chicago, IL; May 27, 2009.
  • Legal Marketing Association Northwest Chapter; “Working a Room in the Digital Age: Social Networking for Law Firms;” Seattle and Portland, OR; May 19 & 21, 2009.
  • Legal IT 3.0; “Social Media and Blogging for Law Firms;” Montreal, April 21-22, 2009.
  • Market to the Max 2009; “Winning in the Blogosphere: Successful Posting and Engagement Strategies;” Seattle; March 11, 2009.
  • Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter; “Working a Room in a Digital Age: Social Networking for Law Firms;” Birmingham, AL; March 19, 2009.
  • Legal Marketing Association Southwest Chapter; “Working a Room in the Digital Age;” February 19, 2009.
  • LegalTech New York City; “What is Twitter and How Do I Use It? February 2, 2009.
  • The Canadian Institutes 2nd Annual Forum on Law Firm Management; “Taking Full Advantage of the Blogosphere to Build your Firm Profilel” Toronto, ON; January 30, 2009.
  • Legal Marketing Association Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter; Social Networking for Law Firms; November 20, 2008.
  • Legal Marketing Association Ohio Chapter; Social Networking for Law Firms; Cleveland, OH; November 5, 2008.
  • New York City Bar Association; “Blogs: What You Must Know About Creation, Effective Use, and Ethical Issues;” October 7, 2008.
  • International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA) 24th Annual Conference & Expo; Blogs and social media; October 16, 2008.
  • Legal Marketing Assocition – LMA – Los Angeles; Blog Relations: Top Online Influencers Show How to Break into Blogs; October 21, 2008.
  • Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference, Keynote presentation; ‘To Blog or Not to Blog, That is the Question;’ October 23, 2008.
  • 10th Annual LMA Technology Program: Back to the Future; Moderating Panel on Online Social Networking for Law Firms; San Francisco, CA; September 10, 2008
  • Legal Marketing Association, Northwest Chapter’s monthly program. Seattle, WA. July 24, 2008.
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association’s First Annual Small & Solo Conference; Los Angeles, CA; June 27, 2008.
  • 2008 State Bar of Texas annual meeting; Houston, Texas; June 26, 2008.
  • Legal Marketing Association, Northwest Chapter’s monthly program; Seattle, WA; June 5, 2008.
  • Law Seminars’ eHavioral, Peer-to Peer and New Media Marketing conference; Seattle, WA; June 2, 2008.
  • Ark Group & Managing Partner Magazine’s Law Firm Public Relations Program; Chicago, IL; May 20, 2008.
  • Community 2.0 Conference; Las Vegas, Nevada; May 12-15, 2008.
  • Legal Marketing Association, New England Chapter’s monthly program; Boston, MA; April 16, 2008.
  • American Bar Association’s ABA TECHSHOW 2008; Chicago, IL; March 13-15, 2008.
  • Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Teleseminar; November 14, 2007.
  • The Law Society of British Columbia’s Pacific Legal Technology Conference; October 10, 2007.
  • New Media Law: Mobile Markets, Convergence, User-Generated Content and Beyond; San Francisco, CA; October 1 & 2, 2007.
  • National Legal Malpractice Conference; Scottsdale, AZ; September 19-21, 2007.
  • Using Latest Technologies to Market Webinar; September 12, 2007.
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division Spring Conference; The Truth About Blogs and How to Use Them in Your Practice panel; Montreal, Canada; May 3-5, 2007.
  • Vancouver Legal Marketing Association Chapter’s Legal Blogging Panel Seminar; Vancouver, BC; November 9, 2006.
  • Blog Business Summit; Seattle, WA; October 25-27, 2006.
  • Austin Legal Marketing Association monthly program; Austin, TX; June 27, 2006.
  • Association for Accounting Marketing’s Blogging for Clients: How It Works and Why You Should Care panel; New York, NY; May 3, 2006.
  • Blog Law & Blogging For Lawyers conference; San Francisco, CA; April 20-21, 2006.
  • Seattle Legal Marketing Association’s Maximizing Marketing Technology Options luncheon. Seattle, WA; November 17, 2005.
  • BlawgThink 2005 conference & seminar; Chicago, IL; November 11-12, 2005.
  • Salt Lake City Legal Marketing Association luncheon; Salt Lake City, UT; November 3, 2005.
  • 11th Annual Professional Service Providers Superconference; The Power of Internet Marketing; Chicago, IL; July 28, 2004.