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Colonial Williamsburg, site of 124th VBA Annual Meeting
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LPMD organizes several Annual Meeting programs
Topics run the gamut
 The VBA Law Practice Management Division has scheduled another ambitious grouping of presentations for the 124th Annual Meeting,      Jan. 23-25. They take the form of concurrent sessions, a general session and invitation-only luncheon discussions.

So add two more things to your to-do list: Register for The front of the Williamsburg Lodgethe Annual Meeting and book your rooms [by phone at (800) 261-9530 or (757) 229-1000 Ext. 3971] at or near the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center. We've made this task easy. Just use the links above in the dark blue horizontal bar and sign up online or download the mail-in and fax forms for rooms and meeting registration at the event webpage: vba.org/annualmeeting2014.

And now, some details to entice you further.
Concurrent sessions
With the Intellectual Property & Information Technology Section
How Not to be Stupid on the Internet:
Ethical and Legal Risks of Attorney Marketing in the Digital Age


What should you do if a judge endorses you on LinkedIn?
www-abstract-globe.jpgHow should you respond if a client comments on your Facebook Timeline that you are the "best lawyer ever!!"? What images can you use on your blawg?

This CLE will help you learn how to use (and not use) the modern tools of attorney marketing, including blawgs, listservs, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Look for it Friday, Jan. 24, at 9:15-10:45 a.m., during the 124th Annual Meeting, held in collaboration with the Old Dominion Bar Association.   
From the Law Practice Management Division
Culture of Inclusion: A View from the Top

This is part two of a look at embracing diversity in all forms.

Part one, "Culture of Inclusion: An Organic Approach
Culture of Inclusion panel-Summer Meeting 2013 to Retention, Diversity and High Performance," took place at the 123rd Summer Meeting in July. If you missed it, you can watch the dynamic, "TED Talk"-inspired program aimed at leaders who are interested in empowering durable, positive change in their practices (1.5 MCLE Credits) on VBA Online CLE.

Look for part two on Friday, Jan. 24, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center during the 124th Annual Meeting.   
General session
JDPlus: What's the Plus?
An Ambitious Plan to Cultivate, Assess and Select for Practice-Ready Attributes in Law Students and Junior Lawyers


For more than a year, the LPMD has embraced the JDPlus Summit participants 4-2013 JDPlus initiative as its flagship project. Members of the LPMD and a core of devoted volunteers have delved into new ideas to help new lawyers, law offices and legal clients. At a General Session at the last Annual Meeting, the panel  "Scholars to Dollars: Transitioning Law School Grads into Proficient, Productive and Profitable Lawyers" started this discussion. A summit meeting at the State Capitol and additional discussions during the Summer Meeting and via conference calls followed.

Get swept up in the ambitious plan during this general session program, Saturday, Jan. 25, at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    
Lunch and learn (invitation-only)
General Counsel Roundtable Luncheon
A candid, invitation-only, discussion among Virginia's law firm leaders. Topics will be solicited in advance.
 
Invitees can attend Saturday, Jan. 25, from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.    

Managing Partners Roundtable Luncheon
This invitation-only event for law department leaders is being held in conjunction with the LPMD and the Pro Bono Task Force. Topics will be solicited in advance.
 
Invitees can attend Saturday, Jan. 25, from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.    
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