CBA@noon is Back

CBA@noon is FREE for members. Lunches may be reserved for $8 each or feel free to brown bag. To register and/or reserve a lunch, contact Donna Sweet at

Attorneys and Algorithms

September 9, 2014 (12-1pm)

Never dreamed your law firm’s visibility would be so integrally tied to your online presence? In 2014, potential clients are being referred to you in a whole other way - in online searches. Brenda Reddy, with central Ohio’s own RevLocal, will uncover for you what’s changing in online searching and how you and your associates need to represented online to strengthen your firm’s visibility. And we’re not just talking about your website here. Whether it’s domestic law or litigation law, chances are you are being evaluated online prior to your client even picking up the phone to schedule that first meeting. Learn what’s changing and how you can have the leg up on your competition in this arena.

Speaker: Brenda Reddy, RevLocal

Personal Branding & Reputation Management

September 23, 2014 (12-1pm)

Is your personal brand working for you … or against you? You have a brand. It’s your reputation, your legacy. It’s the value you bring to every meeting, each client encounter and every presentation. The focus of this session is to educate and motivate individuals to project a consistent professional image and presence in keeping with their company’s objectives and promotional strategies.

Topics covered include:

  • Defining your personal vision/purpose
  • Clearly defining a plan to “project” your brand
  • Defining your key brand attributes
  • Defining your elevator speech

Speaker: Shelley Menduni, Brand Strategist & Image Consultant, Professional Imagery, LLC

Custom Web Solutions: Creating More Efficient Work Flows to Save Valuable Time and Money

October 14, 2014 (12-1pm)

Learn how Custom Web Solutions can create efficiencies in your work flow enabling a more productive work force. We will explore Intranets, Web Portals, Sales Tools, CRM (customer relationship management) and CMS (content management system) solutions. You will learn how you can save time and money while adding productivity to your business by streamlining your workflow through a Custom Web Solution.

Speaker: Chad Lusher, m2 marketing, LLC

Marketing on a Shoestring

October 28, 2014 (12-1pm)

No matter if you’re a solo practitioner or in a mid-sized firm, marketing and business development are imperative to sustaining and growing your practice. Join us for this session which will provide real world tips for integrating various efforts - branding, advertising, networking, website development, social media, PR, content creation, client service and organizational involvement - into your operations… without breaking the bank.

Speakers: Ryan Daniels, Assistant Director of Business Development & Client Relations, Vorys, and Jill Rako, Marketing, Communications, and Client Services Manager, Bricker & Eckler

Designed to bring members of the legal profession together in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, CBA@noon offers networking, socializing, and the chance to hear about timely personal and professional development topics. The programs take place on Tuesdays from noon to 1:00pm at the CBA.