Social Media For Lawyers Breakfast Seminar – LMA Vancouver January 21, 2009

For Vancouver area lawyers and legal marketers interested in the exploding world of Social Media/Social Networking and wondering what all the fuss is about, I will be presenting a breakfast session next Wednesday, January 21st at downtown law firm Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy. Any and all interested parties welcome from committed luddites to the […]

The “War for Talent” in US law firms brings the perks raining down

butler Originally uploaded by skunkworks creative group. I came across an interesting law firm retention strategies article in the New York Times this morning about the general ramp-up in perks, benefits, bonuses, and what-have-you that law firms in the U.S. market are resorting to in order to attract and retain top legal talent. The list […]

Canadian law firm student recruitment video – McInnes Cooper

mcinnescooper Originally uploaded by skunkworks creative group. Following up on my recent post about video coming to law firm websites (particularly in the context of student recruitment), I received a note this morning from Tara Erskine of McInnes Cooper alerting me to that firm’s efforts in this regard. Their video was shot and directed by […]

American law students make diversity a recruiting priority

It seems that law firm practice management advisor David Bilinsky has scooped the New York Times on this story. Recently David posted on his blog about an initiative of some law students in the United States that had set up a blog with a diversity scorecard for law firms. The project, dubbed “Building a Better […]

Video is coming to law firm websites

Earlier this month Skunkworks Creative Group launched a new law student recruiting micro-site for Vancouver law firm Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP that prominently features a multimedia section called BHTV. BHTV features video interviews of several of the firm’s young associates speaking on topics such as the firm culture, their expectations and the reality of […]

Welcome to Water Street

It’s been a simultaneously hectic and energizing few months at Skunkworks as we have completed a number of major projects, launched ourselves into several more, and most recently, moved from our old Yaletown office into larger premises on Water Street in the nearby Gastown district of Vancouver. For those not familiar with it, Gastown is […]

2006 LMA Your Honor Awards: Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP is top Canadian entry

The Legal Marketing Association’s 2006 annual conference took place in Chicago earlier this month, and marked the organization’s 20th anniversary, with what was by all reports, a great event. The “Your Honor Awards” for legal marketing are always one of the conference highlights. This year we are happy to report that Skunkworks’ client Alexander Holburn […]

Law student blogs: the Canadian list

Steve Matthews at the Vancouver Law Librarian Blog has created a list of Canadian law student blogs. Student recruitment coordinators, start your engines. You can find the list here.


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