February 2011

Five Ways to Write Like The Economist
By Ross Guberman

When I fly both here and abroad, I often spot the Blackberry-and-Bluetooth set poring over The Economist from the comfort of their airplane seats.

Does the writing in that lauded publication offer any secrets about how to appeal to your client base? Here are five reasons the answer may be yes. Letˇ¦s look at some examples from a recent issue on everything from the Irish debt crisis to Prince Williamˇ¦s engagement. More

To learn more about writing and editing, don't miss the February 17th Professional Development Workshop, An Objective Approach to Legal Editing, with Ross Guberman. The program begins at 8:30 am and provides 2.0 NY CLE credits in practice management.

Join us on February 10th (the second Thursday of the month) for the next event in the Lawyers Connect First Thursdays Series- Trivia Night!
Join attorneys and other professionals for the chance to win prizes, not to mention everlasting honor and glory, for demonstrating that you possess more useless knowledge than your peers. This multimedia game features five rounds of challenging and clever team trivia. Team up at the event or Bring your own squad of four to eight. The event will start with a reception from 7:00-7:30 pm and the games begin promptly at 7:30 pm.

The Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the LawˇK
Feb 7, 6 pm reception, 7 pm lecture

Effective Technology for the Small Law Firm: Computer and Data Security
Feb 10, 12:30 - 2 pm

Trivia Night
Lawyers Connect- First Thursdays

Feb 10, 7-9 pm

Transitioning to an In-House Role

Feb 15, 6:30 pm

Women Partners Workshop Series
Political Savvy: Strategies for Advancement with Ida Abbott

Feb 16, 8:15 am

An Inside/Out Cocktail Reception For Women Lawyers Featuring An Open Rehearsal of The Martha Graham Dance Company
Feb 16, 6-9 pm; performance begins 6:30 pm


An Objective Approach to Legal Editing
Professional Development Workshop (2.0 CLE Credits)
Feb 17, 8:30 am-10:15 am

Women of Color Workshop Series: Identifying and Cultivating Advisors, Mentors, and Sponsors
Feb 24, 6:30 -8:30 pm

The Art of Schmoozing
Feb 28, 6:30 pm

Lord & Taylor Shopping Event
Lawyers Connect- First Thursdays
Mar 3, 6-9 pm

Connecting with Clients in a Loosely-Connected World
Professional Development Workshop
March 31, 8:30 am-10:15 am