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Mark C Palmer Mark C. Palmer is Professionalism Counsel, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, where he promotes civility and delivers statewide professionalism programming, including its mentoring program, across Illinois to lawyers and law students with a dedication to justice and the rule of law. Mark blogs at 2Civility.org, the Commission on Professionalism’s website, and you can follow him at @2CivilityMP. Writer's Archives

Marsha Hunter Marsha Hunter is a principal in Johnson & Hunter, Inc. She teaches attorneys how to speak persuasively and spontaneously. Co-author of “The Articulate Advocate” and “The Articulate Attorney,” her specialty is human factors — the science of human performance in high-stakes environments. Marsha teaches communication skills for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the Department of Justice and upper-echelon law firms. Follow her on LinkedIn and on Twitter @bjohnsonmhunter. Writer's Archives

Bob Weiss Alyn Weiss Bob Weiss is founder of Alyn-Weiss & Associates, Inc. Considered one of the pioneers of law firm marketing, litigation publicity and public relations, Bob has written law firm marketing plans, coached lawyers, developed retreats, and conducted client interviews and surveys for local, regional and national firms. He speaks regularly at retreats and legal conventions and is the author of the best-seller "Marketing in Brief." Follow Bob @AlynWeiss. Writer's Archives

Jonathan Fitzgarrald Jonathan Fitzgarrald is managing partner of Equinox Strategy Partners, providing service professionals and firms with strategic counsel to drive revenue and increase market visibility. Previously, Jonathan directed the sales and marketing at three business law firms. Jonathan regularly speaks on business development and marketing topics. He is an accomplished equestrian, and is fluent in Spanish. Follow him @JRFitzgarrald. Writer's Archives

Daniel Gold Daniel Gold is a lawyer, consultant, technologist, speaker and author. Dan's mission is to make a difference in the lives of professionals at both work and in life. He is known for his productivity eBooks such as "Evernote: The Unofficial Guide to Capturing Everything and Getting Things Done" and "Make It Happen: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Your eBook." Daniel is also regarded as an expert in both eDiscovery and IT managed services. Follow him on Twitter at @DanielGoldEsq and @DEGConsulting.   Writer's Archives

Mike O’Horo is a serial innovator in lawyer training. For 25 years, Mike has been known by lawyers as "The Coach." He trained more than 7,000 of them, simplifying powerful sales processes by which they generated $1.5 billion in new business. His Dezurve program reduces firms’ business development training investment risks by identifying which lawyers are serious about learning BD. Earlier he developed RainmakerVT, an interactive virtual BD training tool, and ResultsPath, an integrated sales training program. Follow Mike on Twitter @salescoach. Writer's Archives

Heidi Alexander Heidi Alexander is the Director of the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, where she advises lawyers on practice management matters, provides guidance in implementing new law office technologies, and helps lawyers develop healthy and sustainable practices. She frequently makes presentations to the legal community and contributes to publications on law practice management and technology. She is the author of "Evernote as a Law Practice Tool," an ABA Law Practice Division publication, and serves on the ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board. Writer's Archives

Tim Baran is Chief Marketing Officer for Good2bSocial. He writes and speaks about how to use digital marketing strategies and technology to manage and grow small firms and legal startups. Tim is the author of several publications including "The Lawyers’ Guide to Evernote," and was named to the 2016 Fastcase 50 honoring the law’s innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders. Find him on Twitter @tim_baran. Writer's Archives

Gyi Tsakalakis helps lawyers put their best foot forward online because clients are looking for them there. He is a co-founder of AttorneySync, a digital marketing agency for law firms. Gyi writes Attorney at Work's Optimize! column. You can find more of his writing at Attorney at WorkLawyerist and Avvo's Lawyernomics blog. You can ask him a question (or just say hi) at LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. Writer's Archives

Suzanne Deliscar is a lawyer-linguist and principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation, a trilingual law firm based in Ontario. Suzanne specializes in providing legal and language services in English, Spanish and French. She practices in the areas of wills and estates law, family law and civil law. As a linguist, she focuses on legal and official document translation, as well as contract abstraction and e-discovery. She has presented more than 50 webinars for translators and interpreters, lawyer-linguists, and lawyers. Follow her on Twitter @suzannedeliscar. Writer's Archives

Luigi Benetton is a journalist and freelance business writer and technical writer based in Toronto. He blogs about technology and the auto industry at Technozen. Follow him on Twitter @LuigiBenetton. Writer's Archives

Bull Garlington Bull Garlington is an award-winning humor author, columnist and popular speaker. His book, "Death by Children: I Had Kids So You Don’t Have To!," was a 2013 book of the year finalist for the Midwest Publishers Association, and IndieFab’s 2013 Humor Book of the Year. He won the Parenting Media Association’s Gold Award for best humor column in 2013, the Silver Award for best humor article in 2012, and the bronze in 2010. He is co-author of the popular foodie compendium "The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats." He smokes Partagas Black Label Gigantes, prefers Balvenie's DoubleWood 12 Year Scotch, and makes a mean gumbo. Writer's Archives

Megan Zavieh Megan Zavieh focuses her practice exclusively on attorney ethics, providing limited scope representation to attorneys facing disciplinary action, and guidance to practicing attorneys on questions of legal ethics. At age 21, she earned her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. Megan is admitted to practice in California, New York and New Jersey, as well as in Federal District Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. In "On Balance," Megan writes about the issues confronting lawyers in the new world of practicing law. She blogs on ethics at California State Bar Defense and tweets @ZaviehLaw. Writer's Archives

Sheila Blackford Sheila M. Blackford is an attorney and Practice Management Advisor for the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund. She received her J.D. with Tax Law Concentration from McGeorge School of Law. She is the author of the ABA book "Trust Accounting in One Hour For Lawyers," co-author of "Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers," and a past Editor-in-Chief of the ABA's Law Practice magazine. Sheila is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and member of the OSB eCourt Task Force and Public Service Advisory Committee. She writes the Just Oregon Lawyers Blog. Follow her @SheilaBlackford.   Writer's Archives

Sean Doherty is an Analyst at 451 Research, directing its business and technology coverage of information governance, compliance and electronic discovery, and software and services to combat fraud and money laundering. He maintains an understanding of data privacy issues in the U.S. and Europe with the ability to write research, consult with clients and act as a subject-matter expert on the topic. Sean is licensed to practice law in California, the District of Columbia and New York, where he is based. Follow him @SeanD0herty Writer's Archives

Ross Fishman Ross Fishman is CEO of Fishman Marketing, a marketing firm focusing on strategy, branding, websites and training for law firms. A former litigator, marketing director and marketing partner, Ross helps law firms worldwide stand out from the competition and generate revenue. He is aA popular keynote speaker and trainer, a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and an inaugural inductee into the Legal Marketing Association’s Hall of Fame. Ross's book, "The Ultimate Law Firm Associate’s Marketing Checklist," is available on Attorney at Work. Contact him at ross@fishmanmarketing.com, and via LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter @rossfishman.   Writer's Archives

Joan H Feldman Joan Feldman is Editor-in-Chief of Attorney at Work and partner at Feldcomm. She has created, steered and contributed to myriad leading practice management and trade publications, including the ABA's Law Practice magazine where she served as managing editor for a dozen years. Joan is a trustee and fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, and a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism. Follow her @JoanHFeldmanLinkedIn and on Google+. Writer's Archives

Nicole Black is a Rochester, NY, attorney and the Legal Technology Evangelist at MyCase. The nationally recognized author of "Cloud Computing for Lawyers"  and co-author of "Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier," she also co-authors "Criminal Law in New York," a Thomson West treatise. She writes regular columns for The Daily Record, Above the Law, and Legal IT Pros. Niki regularly speaks at conferences regarding the intersection of law and technology. Follow her on Twitter @NikiBlack and LinkedIn. Writer's Archives

Jared Correia is CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, which offers subscription-based law firm business management consulting and technology services for solo and small law firms. Red Cave also works with legal institutions and legal-facing corporations to develop programming and content. A former practicing attorney, Jared is a popular presenter and regular contributor to legal publications (including his "Managing" column for Attorney at Work). He is the author of the ABA book "Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers," hosts the Legal Toolkit podcast, and teaches for Concord Law School, Suffolk University Law School and Solo Practice University. He loves James Taylor, but respects Ron Swanson. Writer's Archives

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton is the author of the new Attorney at Work book "Getting Clients: For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over." She has been helping lawyers and law firms think differently about the business of practicing law since 1984. She is a founding member of the Legal Marketing Association, an LMA Hall of Fame inductee, and a past President of the College of Law Practice Management. Merrilyn was a founding partner of Attorney at Work. Learn more about Merrilyn here and follow her on Twitter @astintarlton. Writer's Archives