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New ABA Book Gives LinkedIn Tips for Lawyers

New ABA Book Gives LinkedIn Tips for Lawyers

By Edward McEneely

CHICAGO, March 22, 2012 – Lawyers work in a world of networks, connections, referrals and recommendations. The success of these networks often determines the success of their practice. LinkedIn, the premier social networking tool for business, can help lawyers create, nurture, and expand their professional network and gain clients in the process. LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers provides an introduction to this powerful tool in terms that any attorney can understand. In just one hour, lawyers will learn to:


  • Set up a LinkedIn account
  • Complete a basic profile
  • Create a robust, dynamic profile that will attract clients
  • Build connections
  • Use search tools to enhance their networks
  • Maximize their presence with features such as groups, updates, answers, and recommendations
  • Optimize their settings for privacy concerns
  • Use LinkedIn effectively in the hiring process
  • Develop a LinkedIn strategy to grow their legal network

LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers is written by Dennis Kennedy, an attorney for MasterCard Worldwide, and Allison Shields, founder and president of Legal Ease Consulting Inc.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

Title:                             LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers
Publisher:                  ABA Law Practice Management Section
Product Code:           5110737
ISBN:                              978-1-61438-348-2
Size:                                7 × 8.5
Price:                             $34.95
Orders:                         800.285.2221 or www.ShopABA.org

Editor’s note:  Review copies are available by sending an e-mail to Lindsay Dawson atLindsay.Dawson@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Lindsay Dawson, American Bar Association, Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

  • Set up a LinkedIn account
  • Complete a basic profile
  • Create a robust, dynamic profile that will attract clients
  • Build connections
  • Use search tools to enhance their networks
  • Maximize their presence with features such as groups, updates, answers, and recommendations
  • Optimize their settings for privacy concerns
  • Use LinkedIn effectively in the hiring process
  • Develop a LinkedIn strategy to grow their legal network

LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers is written by Dennis Kennedy, an attorney for MasterCard Worldwide, and Allison Shields, founder and president of Legal Ease Consulting Inc.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

Title:                             LinkedIn® in One Hour for Lawyers
Publisher:                  ABA Law Practice Management Section
Product Code:           5110737
ISBN:                              978-1-61438-348-2
Size:                                7 × 8.5
Price:                             $34.95
Orders:                         800.285.2221 or www.ShopABA.org

Editor’s note:  Review copies are available by sending an e-mail to Lindsay Dawson atLindsay.Dawson@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Lindsay Dawson, American Bar Association, Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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