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MacEwen, Stanton, Corcoran & Batson to Headline 2015 Bentham IMF Spring Meeting

Bruce MacEwen, author of Growth Is Deadand A New Taxonomy: The Seven Law Firm Business Models and president of Adam Smith, Esq., and Adam Smith, Esq. partner Janet Stanton, will keynote this year's Bentham IMF Spring Meeting March 20-22 in Miami. Their presentation will examine how the 2008 global financial crisis has permanently changed the legal industry including the pitfalls and opportunities inherent in different law firm models. Also featured on the agenda will be a presentation by Bentham IMF senior investment manager Jim Batson and law-firm marketing consultant Tim Corcoran on strategies law firms can pursue to reduce risk, increase profits, and ensure client satisfaction. The meeting will also afford numerous opportunities to network including a welcome reception, a tour of Miami's Design District, a golf tournament and an after-hours Road to the Final Four party hosted by Bentham IMF, the meeting's title sponsor. Room rates at the Loews Miami Beach, SCG Legal's headquarters hotel, are $329 nightly. The deadline for reservations is February 15.  For more information, or to register for the meeting, click here.





2015 Bentham IMF Spring Meeting
Loews Miami Beach, Miami, FL
Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, 2015

2015 International Meeting
Rome Cavalieri, Rome, Italy
Wednesday, June 17, and Thursday, June 18, 2015

2015 Annual Meeting
Pan Pacific Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Thursday, September 10, and Friday, September 11, 2015

2016 International Meeting
Zurich, Switzerland
June 2016

2016 Annual Meeting
InterContinental Boston, Boston, MA
Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16, 2016

2017 Annual Meeting
The Inverness Hotel, Denver, Colorado
Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, 2017



Nevada member firm Lionel Sawyer & Collins dissolved this month, as 18 of its attorneys joined Arizona member firm Fennemore Craig. Lionel Sawyer was formed in 1947 by former Nevada Governor Grant Sawyer, who in 1989 became one of 17 former governors who helped form SCG Legal. Former U.S. Senator Richard Bryan, a Lionel Sawyer partner since 2001, is among those who have joined Fennemore Craig. full story

Colorado member firm Ireland Stapleton associate Emily Powell has been named one of Law Week Colorado's "Up-and-Coming Lawyers" of 2014, recognizing her for the positive impact her legal work has had in the community. full story

Australia (Melbourne) member firm Hall & Wilcox has moved to Rialto. The firm says its new offices have been designed encourage communication and collaboration using new technologies while facilitating the working style of a modern legal practice. full story

Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee have been named partners at Ontario member firm WeirFoulds. full story

Jeffrey Beck, Austin Brister and Natalie Mahlberg have joined Texas member firm McGinnis Lochridge in its Houston office. full story



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