Jan
7
to Mar 31

REGISTER TODAY! 12-week jurisINK Wellness Challenge starts January 7, 2019

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Join the jurisINK 12-week Wellness Challenge!

Could you be the Round #3 winner? Get back on the horse and erase the sins of the last few months of compounding holidays with this 12-week Wellness Challenge starting Monday January 7th and ending March 31st. $25.00 entry fee per competitor. Plan/rules will be provided. You report your results weekly by email. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place "points" winners at the end of the 12-week period get all the CASH (and bragging rights)! If you are interested in joining the challenge, please register TODAY by submitting the online registration form below!

Entry fee can be paid in cash or check (made payable to jurisINK, LLC). Send payment to jurisINK, LLC, 955 West St. Clair Avenue, Suite 215, Cleveland, Ohio 44113.

We will have a kick-off conference call on Saturday January 5, 2019 at 10:30a.m. Mark your calendars. More info to follow.

ROUND #1 WINNERS

1ST PLACE: MARYANN OEHLSTROM (lost 16 lbs)
2ND PLACE: PAULA VOLPINI RANKIN (lost 13.8 lbs)
3RD PLACE: JILL ALFANO (lost 9 lbs)


ROUND # 2 WINNERS

1ST PLACE: NORM INCZE (16.4 lbs lost)
2ND PLACE: ALICIA MAZZI (15.8 lbs lost)
3RD PLACE: MARYANN OEHLSTROM (0.5 lbs lost)


REGISTER NOW!

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Dec
7
8:30 AM08:30

FREE CLE: Build A Better Law Firm

This FREE all-day CLE program offers you relevant business information, coaching, and advice to help you take your law practice to the next level in 2019.

SPEAKERS:

  • Michael McCartney, Avalon Services

  • Laura Volpini, jurisINK

  • Nicole Burke Rosario, jurisINK

  • Tom Lambotte, GlobalMac IT

  • Jeff Barlow, Nimble Services, LLC

CLE CREDITS:

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.00 total CLE hour(s), with 1.00 of attorney professional conduct instruction.

SCHEDULE:

8:30a.m. – 9:00a.m. – Registration

9:00a.m. – 10:20a.m. – How to Run your Law Practice Like a Business

10:20a.m. – 10:35a.m. – BREAK

10:35a.m. – 12:00p.m. – Power Up your Law Practice with Social Media Marketing

12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. – LUNCH

1:00p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Cyber Security – Corporate Risks and Challenges

2:15p.m. – 2:30p.m. - BREAK

2:30p.m. – 3:30p.m. – The Four Most Dangerous Technology Trends Facing Growing Law Firms

3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. – State of the Legal Industry in 2018

COST: Yes, it’s FREE!

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Oct
12
5:30 PM17:30

What’s Your “Law Practice Management” Score?

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FREE ATTORNEY HAPPY HOUR NETWORKING EVENT

ATTORNEYS, MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the LAST “Friday in the Flats” of 2018!

This month’s Attorney-Only Networking Event is moving to Bar Louie on West 6th Street, Downtown #CLE on Friday, Oct. 12th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. jurisINK is co-hosting this event with Bob DeStefanis and Michael McCartney of Avalon. Space is limited so please RSVP today by emailing Holly Moro at hmoro@jurisink.com to reserve your spot. Feel free to invite or share with others!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Sep
28
8:30 AM08:30

CMBA Small And Solo Expo: Gaining Traction - Driving Your Practice Forward

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Laura L. Volpini is a featured presenter on “Must Have Technology Tools for Your Law Firm” and also one of panelist to speak on the topic “Starting and Running Your Law Firm: Tips, Practice Management Tools, Cost Controls, Staffing Options, and More” at the annual CMBA Small & Solo Expo.

Don’t miss this annual day of CLE programming devoted solely to the small or solo practitioner.  With plenty of time built in for networking and relationship building, you’ll want to clear your calendar for September 28.

Topics include:

  • Liar, Liar: What To Do When Your Client Lies (0.75 hour Professional Conduct)

  • “Must Have” Technology Tools for Your Law Firm

  • What Judges Say About Written Advocacy

  • Starting and Running Your Law Firm: Tips, Practice Management Tools, Cost Controls, Staffing Options, and More

  • Top Ten Tips: DUI Overview in 30 Minutes

  • Top Ten Tips: Probate Administration Overview in 30 Minutes

  • View from the Bench: Pet Peeves and Pointers

  • Cocktail Law: Answers to Questions You’ll Likely Be Asked at Parties and Other Gatherings

AGENDA:

8:30 a.m.  Registration
9:00 a.m.  Program (includes lunch)
3:45 p.m.  Adjourn

CLE Hours: 5.75 hours CLE credit requested

PRICING:

$75 – CMBA Small & Solo Section Members
$100 – CMBA Members
$175 – Non-Members

Call CMBA to register, or visit the CMBA event page for registration forms.

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Sep
13
5:30 PM17:30

How to Use Outsourced Attorneys to Leverage Your Law Practice

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FREE ATTORNEY HAPPY HOUR NETWORKING EVENT

ATTORNEYS, MARK YOUR CALENDARS! 

jurisINK is moving September's "Friday in the Flats" Attorney-Only Networking Event to Bar Louie on West 6th Street, Downtown Cleveland. It will be on Thursday Sept. 13th from 5-7p.m. (not Friday Sept. 14th). Drinks and appetizers are FREE! Chris Mastriano and Anthony Mastriano from Thomson Reuters will be there to answers any questions you may have about FindLaw® or Super Lawyers®. Space is limited so please RSVP today by emailing Holly Moro at hmoro@jurisink.com to reserve your spot. Feel free to invite or share with other attorneys!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Aug
17
5:30 PM17:30

Tips and Tricks for Business Development: You Can Do It!

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FREE ATTORNEY HAPPY HOUR NETWORKING EVENT

It’s that time again! Come join the jurisINK #DreamTeam for our upcoming Attorney-Only Networking event on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 5:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. at our downtown office. Food and drinks will be provided. I will be offering a quick 10-minute talk on “Tips and Tricks for Business Development: You Can Do It!” Space is limited for this event so I encourage you to REGISTER TODAY to reserve your spot by emailing Holly Moro at hmoro@jurisink.com.Feel free to invite or share with others!

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Jul
20
5:30 PM17:30

Best Practices in Accounting & Bookkeeping for Law Firms

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FREE ATTORNEY HAPPY HOUR NETWORKING EVENT

It’s that time again! Come join the jurisINK #DreamTeam for our upcoming Attorney-Only Networking event on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 5:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. at our downtown office. Food and drinks will be provided. I will be offering a quick 10-minute talk on “Best Practices in Accounting & Bookkeeping for Law Firms.” And, remember, FREE corporate headshots by photographer, Victoria Stanbridge. Space is limited for this event so I encourage you to REGISTER TODAY to reserve your spot by emailing Debbie Urban at durban@jurisink.com. Feel free to invite or share with others!

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Jun
27
9:00 AM09:00

Closed Client Files: What To Do Next

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If you have been practicing law for a while, you have undoubtedly experienced the hassle associated with maintaining, retaining, archiving, returning and destroying client files. Whether storing client files electronically or in physical form, it seems that the closed client files just keep piling up which uses costly and valuable space.

Laura L. Volpini will be offering a presentation on “Closed Client Files: What To Do Next?” at the Warren County Bar Association in Lebanon, Ohio. This presentation will tackle the following issues:

1.  How Long Do I Have to Retain a Client’s File after the Engagement Ends?

2. Where Do I Start with Client File Retention Policies and Procedures?

3. What Notifications to the Client are Recommended?

4. How Should I Handle File Retention, Storage and Destruction?

If this area of your law practice is in need of some attention, you won’t want to miss this informative seminar.

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Jun
22
5:30 PM17:30

Managing the Revenue Cycle: Time & Billing for Lawyers

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FREE ATTORNEY HAPPY HOUR NETWORKING EVENT

It’s that time again! Come join the jurisINK #DreamTeam for our upcoming Attorney-Only Networking event on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 5:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. at our downtown office. Food and drinks will be provided. I will be offering a quick 10-minute talk on “Managing the Revenue Cycle: Time & Billing for Lawyers.” Space is limited for this event so I encourage you to REGISTER TODAY to reserve your spot by emailing Debbie Urban at durban@jurisink.com. Feel free to invite or share with others!

P.S. - If you are going to the Indians game, our office will be a great place to stop for drinks and grub before you head over to Progressive Field. See you there!

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Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

Using Social Media for Business Networking

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WIP and WIL Summer Soiree

Mix and mingle with friends in the OSBA's WIP and CMBA's WIL at our first-ever combined networking social.

Agenda:

5:00 p.m.  Event Begins
5:45 p.m.  Get Social (Social Media presentation by Laura Volpini)
7:00 p.m.  Adjourn

About Our Presenter:

Having grown up in a family real estate and construction business and later armed with a J.D./M.B.A., Laura L. Volpini is uniquely positioned to provide thorough, thoughtful and effective legal representation to her corporate and real estate clientele on a wide range of transactional matters. She has extensive experience handling matters, including trials, arbitrations, and mediations, in federal, state and municipal courts, as well as before administrative agencies. In 2006 and again in 2010, 2011, and 2012, Laura was selected for inclusion in the Ohio Super Lawyers® list of Rising Stars, an award designed to identify the top 2.5% of young lawyers in the State.

Pricing:

$20 all participants
includes one drink tickets and appetizers. 

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May
11
5:30 PM17:30

"Must Have" Technology Tools for Your Law Firm

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FREE ATTORNEY HAPPY HOUR NETWORKING EVENT

DON’T MISS THIS ATTORNEY-ONLY EVENT: Join the jurisINK #DreamTeam for our first-ever “Friday in the Flats” attorney networking event on May 11th from 5:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. at our unique loft-style downtown #CLE office which overlooks the River. Free drinks and heavy appetizers will be provided. I will be offering a quick 10-minute talk on “Must Have Technology Tools for Your Law Firm.” Space is limited for this event so you must RSVP to Debbie Urban at durban@jurisINK.com. Soon to be the best place for Friday Happy Hour in town!

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Apr
16
to Jul 8

jurisINK 12-WEEK Wellness Challenge: Round #2

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Still deciding whether to join the jurisINK 12-week Wellness Challenge?

Maybe the results from our first challenge (which just finished this week) will inspire and motivate you to make the commitment.

-- The 16 participants lost a combined 97.2 lbs over the 12 weeks. WOW!

-- Maryann won the Challenge (i.e. $450 in cash) with 457.75 total points, 16 lbs lost which was almost 10% of her pre-challenge weight, and started reading the Bible everyday!

-- Paula came in second place with 451.42 total points, 13.8 lbs lost which was over 9% of her pre-challenge weight, and is feeling more energized and able to crush cross-fit 3 times a week!

-- Jill came in third place with 433.69 points, 9 lbs lost putting her at her ideal weight of 123 lbs, and reported her bad cholesterol dropped 14 points!

-- Stephanie lost 10 pounds and revealed that her glucose went down a few points and her triglycerides went down 62 points!

-- Nicole lost 12 pounds and hasn't seen her current weight in years!

Need I say more? Email me today to join at lvolpini@jurisink.com.

ROUND # 2 WINNERS

1st Place: Norm Incze
2nd Place: Alicia Mazzi
3rd Place: Maryann Oehlstrom

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Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

Women’s Day Panel: Resilience in the Wake of Life’s Curveballs

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Laura L. Volpini will be speaking on “Changing It Up:  Non-Traditional Attorney Roles” at the CMBA and Women in Law’s third annual International Women's Day event. This year, the CMBA/WIL are focusing on adjusting to the curveballs that are thrown in our paths and are excited to welcome panelists from all walks of practice, including the bench, in-house, practitioners, entrepreneurs, and more! It’s a day to celebrate women!

Topics:

  • Dealing with the Curveballs Life Throws at Us

  • Changing It Up:  Non-Traditional Attorney Roles

  • Judges' Panel

  • You Dropped a Bomb on Me:  Delivering Tough News and Adjusting on Your Feet

  • Make It A Good Run:  Preparing for a Political Campaign - presented by the

  • League of Women Voters

  • Shattering the Glass Ceiling - Top-Level Leadership

Agenda:

8:30 a.m.  Registration
9:00 a.m.  Program
4:15 p.m.  Adjourn

CLE Hours:

6.25 hours CLE credit requested

Pricing - includes lunch:

$135 - CMBA Members and League of Women Voters Members
$185 - Non-Members
$100- Government, Non-Profit and New (<1 year) Lawyers
$75 - Affiliate Members/Non-Attorneys/League of Women Voters (no CLE)

Click for more information or to register.

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Feb
7
12:00 PM12:00

Top 10 Financial Management Strategies For Your Contingency Law Practice

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Laura Volpini will be sharing her top 10 financial management tips for lawyers during The Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys’ February Luncheon CLE.  In case you missed it, you can click below to watch this live presentation.

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Jan
8
to Apr 1

jurisINK 12-WEEK Wellness Challenge: Round #1

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Get back on the horse and erase your health sins from the holidays!

Join the jurisINK 12-week Wellness Challenge starting Monday January 8th and ending April 1, 2018.  Plan/rules will be provided; you report your results by email, and the “points” winner at the end of the 12 weeks gets CASH!

ROUND #1 WINNERS

1st Place: Maryann Oehlstrom
2nd Place: Paula Volpini Rankin
3rd Place: Jill Alfano

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Aug
27
8:30 AM08:30

Lake County Bar Association Annual Golf Outing

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Superstition says rain is a sign of good luck or good fortune coming your way.  So, don’t let the possibility of rain tomorrow deter you from attending the Lake County Bar Association Annual Golf Outing at Little Mountain Golf Club.  We will be on the golf course at an unknown hole (although we may be hidden under an umbrella)  to greet and meet you with drinks and snacks to optimize, or in some instances impair, your performance on the links.  Details about the golf outing are below.    We hope to see you tomorrow.

LAKE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION GOLF OUTING
Little Mountain Golf Club
Registration 8:30
10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
More info at: http://www.lcba-ohio.org

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