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 LMA ratifies 2015 Board of Directors

The Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Midwest Chapter has ratified its 2015 Board of Directors slate of candidates.

 The chapter consists of marketing, business development and communications professionals working in the legal industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan and Missouri.
The 2015 Board of Directors is made up of:

• Sydney Iglitzen, S. Iglitzen Consulting, President (Chicago)

• Richard Marsolais, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, Immediate Past President (Detroit)

• Maureen Farr, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, President-elect (St. Louis)

• Megan McKeon, Katten Muchin Rosenman, Secretary (Chicago)

• Taryn Elliot, Kightlinger & Gray, Treasurer (Indianapolis)

• Suzanne Donnels, Jenner & Block, Treasurer-elect (Chicago)

The 2015 Board’s Members-at-large are:

• Bill Fitzgerald, Werner Printing & Engraving (Chicago)

• Christy Baas, Miller Canfield (Detroit)

 • Kate Harry, J. Johnson Executive Search, Inc. (Chicago)• Beth Massing, Dykema (Chicago)

• Anne Frohock, Polsinelli (Chicago)

“Sydney brings so much dedication and hard work to the chapter and I am so pleased that she will be leading us in 2015,” said Richard Marsolais, current president of LMA Midwest. “She was chapter
president in 2008 and her continued work on the LMA Board of Directors for the past several years and her chairmanship of the Your Honor Awards’ and last year’s LMA Midwest Conference are just a few examples of her commitment to LMA. I am thankful for having served the Midwest Chapter and excited for the direction in which it is headed.”

The nominating committee was made up of: Marsolais, chair of the committee; and committee members Kelly Sharpe, Nancy Roberts Linder, Stephanie Richter, Andrea Gordon, and Tony Allegrina.

“Rich has been a driven, strategic and wise leader. He has a natural talent for reaching out and inspiring participation and inclusion. He has put the chapter in a great place and implemented many exciting ideas as we go forward,” Iglitzen said. “I look forward to picking up where he leaves off and helping guide our six City Groups as they create quality programming and extensive networking opportunities for our members in this exciting and growing field of legal marketing.”

SBM to offer solo and small firm seminar Nov. 13 in Auburn Hills

The State Bar of Michigan Practice Management Resource Center will present a solo and small firm seminar called “Bootcamp: Starting a 21st Century Law Firm” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus, located at 2630 Featherstone in Auburn Hills.  
The seminar costs $150 to attend, and will include lunch and a copy of the American Bar Association book Flying Solo (a $99 value). 

For more information about the event or to register, visit http://www.michbar.org/pmrc/bootcamp_susskind.cfm.   


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