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Author: Lindsay Griffiths

Lindsay Griffiths Lindsay Griffiths is the International Lawyers Network’s director of global relationship management. In this capacity, she works with the network’s executive director to identify and implement marketing opportunities both internally and externally and develop new approaches to business development needs. She regularly blogs at Zen & the Art of Legal Networking.

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Networking

How technology has changed first impressions

July 08, 2020

It’s no surprise that technology has had a huge impact on the way that we do business, and this impact extends to first impressions, both those you will have with potential employers and with future clients. Because of these changes, it makes sense to focus some of your efforts in ensuring that

Remote Networking

Law students can still network during the coronavirus outbreak

March 31, 2020

Coronavirus is the hot topic on everyone’s mind at the moment. It’s impossible to escape talking about it, and since most likely your classes have shifted to Zoom screens and you may be having a lot of anxiety about what it means for your ability to network with

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Five quick tips to leverage your use of LinkedIn

March 05, 2020

LinkedIn may not seem like the “coolest” of the social media tools to be using, but for future lawyers, it’s truly the best one out there – while there may be other tools on the market that your potential future clients are using (and YES you should be using these), some of

Social Media

Running with it: Combining your passion with relationship development

February 08, 2020

As I was scrolling through Instagram recently, I came across a post from a lawyer I know (shoutout to Craig Levey) who announced that he’ll be running the Boston Marathon in 20 weeks. What’s more, he’s using those 20 weeks as an opportunity to spend a training

Networking

13 best practices for attending networking events

January 10, 2020

As you begin to get your 2020 calendar of events lined up, it’s time to think seriously about how to make the most of the opportunities that you have, so that you’re best leveraging your limited time. Here are some quick tips for making the most out of your attendance!

Speaking

4 ways to improve your presentation skills

September 05, 2018

While there are a lot of articles for how you can best compose and develop effective presentations, there are four key ways I’d like to share with you for enhancing your presentation skills.

Networking

5 essential networking tips for law students

August 01, 2018

You may think that because you’re a law student, you don’t need to have a plan for business development – but it’s never too early to start networking.

Robot Lawyer

Should law students be afraid of AI? Nah.

April 05, 2017

To most of you, the idea that artificial intelligence will have a huge impact on the practice of law won’t come as a surprise. To anyone in the industry who has been watching technology closely over the last few years, the reaction is much the same. But to a lot of people,

Holiday Networking

Tis the season to be networking

December 05, 2016

The is the first full week of December, and we all know what that means… Holiday party invitations are coming. For introverts like me, holiday parties are probably not high on your list of exciting December “to dos” – it’s not that we don’t love them; it’s just that they’re rather

Running your network

Your networking niche is out there – run it down!

July 12, 2016

Let’s face it: networking can be hard. Unless you’re someone who thrives on meeting other people (and many of us don’t, including yours truly), networking is something that we consider to be a chore, albeit a necessary one. So why not pair it with something that you already like doing?

Networking hacks from undergrads

Networking hacks from undergrads

January 19, 2016

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time for networking because we’re all thinking of fresh starts and how we can make new connections. As law students, you may be looking to engage with potential law firm employers or senior lawyers who can serve as mentors. There are thousands