Whose law firm .SUCKS?

Imagine the next time a potential client Googles your law firm,  “www.YourLawFirmName.SUCKS” appears near the top of the results.  It’s a less than ideal scenario, and one that is likely to become a reality for at least some firms commencing this June as the new .SUCKS top level domain is launched. Legal work regularly involves conflict, and […]

“Agency, Rebrand Thyself!” (a.k.a. Eating Our Own Pudding)

When is it time for a marketing agency to rebrand itself?  For us, the answer is right now. I founded Skunkworks Creative Group thirteen years ago this month in the living room of my then bachelor apartment in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.  Back then it was a one-man show, focused on providing freelance copywriting services for […]

Skunkworks Client News – December 2012

The year-end madness that precedes the holidays is in the books for another year.  After a refreshing break to recharge the batteries, we are excited to plunge ahead into 2o13 (and I say that literally as I kicked off the year with my inaugural polar bear swim at the behest of my kids this year). […]

October 2012 Client Updates

Another busy month has come and gone – here is a brief recap of some notable activities that our clients were involved with during October: Vancouver-based securities lawyer Penny Green recently was named one of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs in the 14th annual Top W100 ranking, produced by Profit Magazine and Chateline. It was a […]

Skunkworks Client News – September 2012

September is a busy month for professional service firms, as they dive headfirst into the heavy fall workload. From federal politics to new facilities, new associates,  new websites and everything in between, here is a brief recap of some notable activities that our clients have been involved with over the past month: Well-known Victoria public […]

Skunkworks Summer 2012 Client News

The pace of activities at our clients’ offices the past few months belies the traditional notion that summer is the “slow period” in the legal community.  From Michael Jackson’s kids to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Review to a thirteen million dollar B.C. personal injury award, here’s a brief recap of some notable activities our clients […]

UVIC Law Launches Vistas – A New Online Alumni Magazine

For most in the legal profession, being a lawyer isn’t just what you do;  It is a part of who you are.   It becomes a lifelong part of your personal identity, regardless of how long you practice.  As such, law school – the place where that new identity is first forged – acts as […]

Twitter Moot Court Convenes Tomorrow.

On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10am PST (1pm EST) West Coast Environmental Law will be hosting the first ever Twitter Moot Court. The event takes the tried-and-true law school practice of mooting and flips it on its head by conducting it via social media. It’s an exciting innovation that will help interested parties explore […]


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