Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Legal Marketing, Networking, Social Media and other Not to be Missed Leadership Events

Furia Rubel issues a public relations e-newsletter monthly where we share exciting news, client sightings, not-to-be-missed events and more. One of the regular sections is "Where to be seen" where we provide a list of networking and professional development opportunities.

Here is a recap from our newsletter that you can subscribe to by going to our website at (see top right corner of Web site for subscription field).

Where to be seen...

The Justinian Society of Philadelphia will honor Scott F. Cooper, Esq. (Blank Rome), 2010 Chancellor, Philadelphia Bar Association, on Tuesday, February 10, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Union League of Philadelphia. For more information, go to

On February 11, 2010, the Philadelphia Bar Association, Bar-News Media Committee, chaired by Gina F. Rubel will host “How and When to Share Your Opinion with the Press – Submitting to Editorial Pages.” Members of the media have been invited to speak from several area newspapers. The program will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia. For more information, go to

21st Century Women's Leadership Program will host “Presenting Yourself as a Leader” on February 11, 2010 at The Union League featuring Kim Huggins, Neen James, Megan Kristel, Laura Powers, Gina Rubel, Joan Walsh and Kim Woodward. To learn more about this fabulous, all-day program and the speakers, go to To register for the program, go to

The 2010 Legal Marketing Association National Conference, “Recover … Refocus … ReunitePathways to Increasing Profitability,” will be held in Denver, Colo., March 10 – 12, 2010. New for 2010 is the “Just JDs: Business Development Strategies for Lawyers” program on Wednesday, March 10. This full-day, pre-conference session offers programming designed exclusively for marketing-oriented lawyers and administrators at firms of all sizes. Gina F. Rubel, President and CEO of Furia Rubel will be speaking that day with John Hellerman of Hellerman Baretz Communications, LLC on “The Ethics of Marketing and Public Relations.” Other presenters include: Ross Fishman, CEO of Fishman Marketing, Inc.; James A. Durham, Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer of McGuireWoods LLP; Deborah Knupp, Partner of Akina Corporation; Richard P. Klau, Business Product Manager, Blogger, Google; and Alvidas A. Jasin, Director of Business Development of Thompson Hine LLP. For more information, go to

The Bucks County Women’s Fund will host their Annual Power of the Purse event on Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Spring Mill Manor, Ivyland, Pa. Lynn Doyle, anchor/executive producer at The Comcast Network and host of It's Your Call with Lynn Doyle, will emcee to help raise money for future grants and programs. The Bucks County Women's Fund tackles inequity and empowers women to improve their lives and communities. For more information, please contact Jeanne Scanlon at 215-345-5440 or or go to

An encore presentation of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s “Facebook, Twitter & Blogging…Oh MySpace!” six-credit CLE is being offered on March 24, 2010. The last program was a sell-out in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Gina Rubel will once again set the stage with an introduction to social media and will discuss social media marketing with Kim Jessum, Esq., and Kelly Phillips Erb, Esq. among others. To follow on Twitter, check our #pbism or to register, visit

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