From the monthly archives:

November 2009

TweetWe were looking for a way to engage our community and make an impact.  As Connected grew to over 20,000 members it became clear, this network which started a little over a year ago with 20 corporate counsel members had some real power; it was time to put our numbers to good use.  Since we […]

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TweetNo matter when it started, ‘social media’ (e.g. blogs, Twitter, wikis and social networks) has arrived and it’s definitely here to stay. If you don’t know a blog from a bullfrog, you’ve probably had the feeling that you should get to know pretty quickly. You may not want to be an expert, but you’d at […]

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TweetMartindale-Hubbell Connected was recently honored with the Commendation of Excellence Award by the Society for New Communications Research as part of the 2009 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Awards. The Society honors “innovative organizations that are pioneering the use of social media, ICT, mobile media, online communities, and collaborative technologies in the areas of media, […]

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TweetThe National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) recently released the results of their fourth annual Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms. The survey tracks the progress of women lawyers at the nation’s 200 largest law firms and the results from this year’s survey show a troubling and continuing compensation gap between […]

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TweetThere is nothing like a $15,000 fellowship award to make a law student’s day.  This year we are happy to announce in today’s press release not one, but two winners for the 2009 LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Connected Fellowship Awards.  Established through an alliance with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), the $15,000 Fellowships celebrate the launch […]

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TweetLast night marked the release of the new martindale.com Legal Library, and we are so excited to get the word out! In 2003, martindale.com first began publishing lawyer and law firm authored articles online. The repository has been steadily growing to include over 35,000+ legal articles, but we’ve heard from some of our users that […]

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TweetMeet Teresa Carpenter. As the former regional marketing manager  for powerhouse firm Baker & Mckenzie, Teresa is now the Senior Brand Marketing Manager for Martindale-Hubbell Large Law. She comes from the windy city of Chicago, a place she calls “the best city in the world” and she should know; Teresa has lived in 10-other US cities. She’s had quite a journey, which […]

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TweetThe Law Librarians Blog (“LLB”) posted the first of their findings from the recent Rate Your Legal Resources Vendor Survey.  In this “admittedly unscientific survey” the LLB found that LexisNexis excelled over West in both customer service and in the trustworthiness of literature about their products.  Other areas were surveyed as well, which the LLB […]

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TweetIf you are anything like me then you love your iPhone.  In my opinion, what makes this device the best piece of mobile tech out there is the ability to add downloadable applications (Apps”).  There are literally hundreds of thousands of them available in the App Store, many for free, which give you so many […]

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TweetIn Martindale Hubbell Connected we love theme months.  They help to drive engagement by focusing on a specific, overall topic and encourage members to get involved.  We are now in our fourth month of themes.  Previous themes included: Social Media Solutions (July/Aug), Revolutionary Law (Sept), and Women in the Law (Oct).  We now end this […]

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