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Carville on Communications: Lose the litany

I just got back from the LMA convention held this year in National Harbor, MD, just outside of DC. The featured speakers Thursday morning were the husband and wife team of  James Carville and Mary Matalin.  I jotted a few notes on what Carville said legal marketers and lawyers should keep in mind in their marketing communications:

When the Spirit Moves You

When you receive your copy of Super Lawyers magazine, you may be moved to tell us a few things. Perhaps you think we left someone deserving off the list; or maybe you think we included someone who shouldn’t be on the list. In the past, you had to wait several months before you could nominate that overlooked attorney, and other than sending us an email or letter, there wasn’t an effective means of providing us feedback regarding the lawyers on the list.

Jenny Durkan Recommended for U.S. Attorney

Jenny Durkan, perennial Washington Super Lawyers honoree and longtime counsel to Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, may be the next U.S. attorney for the Western part of the state. In a Feb. 12 letter to the White House, Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell recommended Durkan for the top federal prosecutor position in Seattle.