Larry Bodine
Business Development Advisor
Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine is a business development advisor who helps law firms generate revenue and get new business by: * Creating business development strategies * Coaching lawyers to develop their personal marketing plans * Speaking about marketing at firm retreats * Using technology to market the firm He has advised firms as large as a 3,000-lawyer global law firm to a 25-lawyer trial boutique. He is the 2004 Technolawyer Legal Technology Consultant of the Year, and the 2003 Edge Award winner, for writing the best article published in the ABA's Law Practice magazine: "What the Web Can Do for You," November/December 2002 Issue (Vol. 28: No. 8).Larry is a well-known speaker on marketing topics. He has made presentations for the Legal Marketing Association in Washington, D.C., Boston, Denver, Pittsburgh, Austin, Charlotte, N.C., Atlanta and Chicago. Larry has made many public presentations for the Legal Marketing Association, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, LegalTech, the Pitney Bowes Client Advisory Meeting, the Association of Legal Administrators, the Community Associations Institute, Meritas legal network, the Practice Development Institute (Chicago), the Marketing Directors Institute, and the Hildebrandt Institute.He has conducted law firm training retreats for law firms in Washington, D.C., Chicago, Richmond, Omaha, Hartford, Cleveland, Buffalo, Oklahoma City and other cities. Mr. Bodine also conducts online Web Seminars on business at the Professional Business Development Institute. See www.PBDI.org.He is the former Director of Communications of Sidley, Austin Brown & Wood, where he served for eight years. He has 15 years' experience as a journalist, serving as Editor and Publisher of the American Bar Association Journal, the National Law Journal, Lawyers USA (formerly named Lawyers Alert) and other news publications.Larry practiced law in Madison, Wisconsin and is a cum laude graduate of both Seton Hall University Law School and Amherst College. He has launched several online ventures that are considered the top destinations online for information about law firm marketing.