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Carla Del Bove
Carla Del Bove is President and Founder of CDB Communications, an independent public relations agency specializing in content development, media relations and overarching PR Strategy. In her current role, Ms. Del Bove provides strategic public relations and content development support to the LexisNexis Business of Law Software Solutions (BLSS) portfolio of products. Ms. Del Bove also serves as a regular contributor to the LexisNexis Business of Law Blog. She frequently covers a gamut of topics related to managing the business aspects of the legal profession and relevant issues facing today’s law firms and corporate legal professionals. Ms. Del Bove brings nearly two decades of strategic communications expertise to her role. Her media relations efforts have landed her clients in a number of leading, national publications including: The Boston Globe, Forbes, Law360, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal & Law Blog (The Wall Street Journal’s legal trends and issues blog). Prior to founding CDB Communications, Ms. Del Bove worked at among the top global public relations agencies including: Arnold Worldwide, MSL Group and Porter Novelli. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire.

How to Go from 40K Known Law Firm Contacts to 250K Using InterAction IQ

InterAction IQ

Lateral hiring is a tried and true growth strategy for many law firms and with good reason. Each time a lateral is hired, that attorney brings a wealth of new and existing connections which ideally helps the firm grow its business pipeline. The only trouble is this strategy assumes that attorneys who are newly hired as laterals to the firm ... Read More »

New Time Matters Pro Certification Offers Insider Secrets, Career-Long Value

New Time Matters Pro Certification Offers Insider Secrets, Career-Long Value

Former Second Lady of the United States, Abigail Adams once said, “Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” For all enthusiasts  of the LexisNexis Time Matters legal practice management software seeking to become professional administrators of the Time Matters software for their firms, whether as new users or perhaps ... Read More »

LexisNexis Unveils New and Improved Time Matters 16

LexisNexis Unveils New and Improved Time Matters 16

For all those Time Matters users out there who’ve missed having a “one-click ability” to view upcoming events and daily “ToDos” for multiple staff for a single day, we have some good news to share… LexisNexis has unveiled Time Matters 16, a new and improved iteration of its custom solution for case, matter management and billing for law firms which ... Read More »

3 Ways InterAction IQ Can Help Law Firms Grow Organically

3 Ways InterAction IQ Can Help Law Firms Grow Organically

Never underestimate the power of intelligent prospecting. Something as simple as well-timed congratulatory email or call to a client about a recent promotion goes a long way. In fact, according to Mark Herrmann Chief Counsel of Litigation and Global Chief Compliance Officer at Aon, in an Above the Law article titled: Business Development 5 Things I Have Seen Work, simply ... Read More »

Reading the Clues of Engagement: 3 Ways to Use IQ to Counter Client Flight Risk

Reading the Clues of Engagement: 3 Ways to Use IQ to Counter Client Flight Risk

Understanding how engaged clients are with their law firms can provide important clues in helping law firms retain clients, according to a new LexisNexis InterAction IQ E-Book titled: 6 Surefire Ways to Impress Your Legal Management Committee and Optimize your Team’s BD efforts. By identifying those clients that are most valuable to the firm and understanding which of those clients ... Read More »

All Aboard: Get a CounselLink Demo at ACC to Win $50.00 Gift Card

All Aboard: Get a CounselLink Demo at ACC to Win $50.00 Gift Card

Whether travelling by plane, train, car or trolley to this year’s ACC Annual Meeting in San Francisco, upon arrival, in addition to breathing in the salty Bay air and taking in spectacular views of Alcatraz, be sure a visit to LexisNexis booth #1004 is one of your mains stops! Not only will you learn more about how the CounselLink software ... Read More »

4 Ways to Use InterAction IQ to Drive Business Development

InterAction IQ

Building strong client relationships is fundamental to the law firm business development process.  Equally important is understanding who in the law firms owns these relationships and identifying opportunities to expose clients and prospects to additional resources in the firm. “When you have 300 employees and can filter that information down to the 15 employees who have a “knows” relationship with ... Read More »

Two Moms Make Running a Successful Virtual Law Firm a Reality

Two Moms Make Running a Successful Virtual Law Firm a Reality

Solo attorney Larissa Zubac and her colleague, paralegal, Tanna Meyers, are not unlike many working legal professionals—they are also working mothers. Ms. Zubac successfully operated her own solo law firm, Zubac Legal, PLC, out of her home office for several years. However, after five years in practice, she realized she needed additional outside help to manage the growing workload. To ... Read More »

BTI Study Shows Corporate Counsel to Bring $4 Billion In-House

BTI Study Shows Corporate Counsel to Bring $4 Billion In-House

A new BTI Consulting report indicates corporate legal departments intend to move a whopping $4 billion in outside legal spend back in-house. The findings were reported on BTI’s The Mad Clientist Blog. According to the blog report, more than half of in-house counsel believe law firms either don’t want to, or, simply can’t change. As a result, corporate clients are ... Read More »

What You Need to Know about a Forgotten Feature in Juris

What You Need to Know about a Forgotten Feature in Juris

“Where can I find information, access it and report on it?” According to LexisNexis Juris Business Development Manager, Kendra Gebhart, she often hears this question from Juris users and one simple answer comes to mind— the Juris notecards feature. She offered this tip during a recent virtual Juris User Group webinar. According to Ms. Gebhart, the notecards feature, which is ... Read More »