LinkedIn for Lawyers Reloaded - CLE, Continuing Legal Education - ALI
LinkedIn for Lawyers Reloaded
  • Cosponsored with the ABA Law Practice Division
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Available Online: Online CLE | MP3 Audio Files | Coursebook

Why You Should Attend


Like many lawyers (and 225 million other LinkedIn users), you may have a profile on LinkedIn, but do you really know what to do with it? Beyond putting up an online “resumé” and adding connections to your professional network, do you know all the ways that LinkedIn can help you in your career?


In this essential CLE program on LinkedIn for Lawyers, learn how to leverage the world’s largest professional network to boost your own practice and profile! Whether you are a new or long-term user, this CLE program will give you helpful instructions and useful strategies for taking advantage of all of LinkedIn’s features, including navigating LinkedIn’s new interface, maximizing your profile, and connecting with referral sources, former classmates, former practice colleagues, peers, experts, and others, in effective, mutually beneficial ways.


Order your copy of the companion eBook by Dennis Kennedy and Allison C. Shields, LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, 2nd ED here.

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What You Will Learn

After attending this practical webcast, you will be able to:

understand the many ways lawyers use LinkedIn and find the way(s) that work best for you

know the “Three Essential Building Blocks” of LinkedIn and how to use them to get the most value for the time you spend on LinkedIn

design and optimize your LinkedIn profile to create a strong professional social media presence

engage LinkedIn in the job search, recruiting, and interviewing process

develop focused, strategic approaches to networking with others on LinkedIn

use powerful advanced features of LinkedIn that many users are not even aware of

take advantage of new features (such as Endorsements), interface changes and mobile applications to take your use of LinkedIn to a new level

boost your professional presence and establish your niche among the 225+ million members of the LinkedIn community


Have a question for the faculty? This interactive seminar will give you the opportunity to submit questions to the faculty before and/or during the program. Send your questions to

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Who Should Attend

This program from ALI CLE will benefit attorneys and other legal professionals who wish to maximize their presence on LinkedIn.

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Dennis M. Kennedy, President,, LLC, Saint Louis, Missouri  

Dennis Kennedy is an information technology lawyer, as well as a widely-published author and frequent speaker on legal technology and Internet topics.  He writes the technology column for the ABA Journal, co-wrote with Tom Mighell the book, The Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools: Smart Ways to Work Together, and co-hosts the highly-regarded legal technology podcast, The Kennedy-Mighell Report, on the Legal Talk Network.  His blog ( is a highly-regarded resource on technology law and legal technology topics.









Allison C. Shields, Legal Ease Consulting, Inc., Mount Sinai, New York 

Allison C. Shields is the author of the Legal Ease Blog ( and President of Legal Ease Consulting, Inc., where she coaches lawyers on practice management and business development issues, including alternative fee structures. She is a former practicing lawyer, law firm manager, and administrative partner. A nationally recognized speaker, Ms. Shields presents workshops and programs in both private and public settings. She is also the author of published numerous articles on practice management and business development/marketing issues. Ms. Shields’s website, Lawyer Meltdown (, provides resources and information for lawyers about managing and building their practices.

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Program Schedule

1:00 p.m.    LinkedIn for Lawyers Reloaded

2:30 p.m.    Adjournment


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Total 60-minute hours of instruction: 1.5; total 50-minute hours of instruction: 1.8
Please note: Programs focusing on law practice management may not be not approved in all jurisdictions. Credit may not be available in DE, IN, LA, NC, NE, NH, TX, or VA.

Level of Instruction: Basic to Intermediate

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Eastern 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Central 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Mountain 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pacific & Arizona 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Alaska 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hawaii 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

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