Dr. John W. Olmstead

Speeches and Presentations
 

Practice Succession & Transition: Transition Strategies for Senior Attorneys – Opportunities for Young Lawyers, Illinois State Bar Association, Standing Committee on Law Office Management and Economics Breakfast Symposium, Annual Meeting, June 20, 2014, Grand Geneva, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Starting – Building – Managing a Law Firm, Law Practice Management Class, John Marshall Law School, November 5, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

Law Practice Phase II: Building a Plan for the Next Era of Your Career, 17th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Missouri Bar, June 9, 2012, Branson, Missouri.

Starting – Building – Managing a Management Consulting Practice, Institute of Management Consultants, St. Louis Chapter, February 24, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri. 

Starting – Building – Managing a Law Firm, Law Practice Management Class, John Marshall Law School, October 31, 2011, Chicago, Illinois.

Managing Client Trust Accounts: Setting Up Client Trust Account Software, 7th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, October 27, 2011, Springfield, Illinois. 

Selling Your Ideas to Your Partners: Administrator As Internal Consultant, hosted by the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Des Moines, Iowa, July 20, 2011.
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Strategic Planning Hands On Five Hour Workshop Boot Camp: A Roadmap for Changing Your Future and Taking Your Practice to the Next Level, Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Indiana Solo State Bar Association, June 2, 2011, French Lick, Indiana.

Building and Managing the Virtual Law Firm (presentation and panel participant), Continuing Legal Education Program, Sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, February 10, 2011, Chicago, Illinois and live webcast.

Improving Client Loyalty Through Exceptional Client Service, Law Practice Management Class, John Marshall Law School, October 30, 2010, Chicago, Illinois.

A Capital Idea: How to Budget & Improve Cash Flow in Your Practice, 15th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Missouri Bar, June 10, 2010, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Improving Client Service Through Effective Interpersonal Communication, sponsored by the Horton Group, March 13, 2009, Chicago, Illinois.

Improving Client Loyalty Through Exceptional Client Service, 5th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, October 22, 2009, Springfield, Illinois.

Fundamentals of Business Planning – Part II & III Case Study Workshop, 4th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, September 5, 2008, St. Charles, Illinois.

Fundamentals of Business Planning – Part I, 4th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, September 5, 2008, St. Charles, Illinois.

Interpersonal Communications Skills For the Lawyer, 4th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, September 4, 2008, St. Charles, Illinois.

Practice Planning Makes for Practice Success: Where Do You See Your Firm in 5 Years, 13th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Missouri Bar, June 12, 2008, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Cutting the Pie: Determing Partner Compensation, sponsored by the Horton Group, March 14, 2008, Chicago, Illinois.

Women Lawyers Lives in Balance: Ideas for Managing ersonal Lives & Professional Careers, sponsored by the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, March 13, 2008, Chicago, Illinois.

How to Build and Manage a Successful Practice, panel participant with Chris Menz – Brown Smith Wallace and Dan Sills, MarketSphere consulting firms St. Louis, Missouri, Institute of Management Consultants, St. Louis Chater, October 26, 2007.

Escaping Career Burnout: Ways to Balance Your Personal and Professional Life, Expanding Your Network, Knowledge & Skills, 3rd Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, September 8, 2007, St. Charles, Illinois.

Facilitator – Practice Development and Client Development For Solo and Small Firm Practitioners at the 3rd Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, hosted by the General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Sections of the Illinois State Bar Association, St. Charles, Illinois, September 8, 2007.

Marketing on a Shoestring Panel Moderator, Breakfast Symposium sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committee on Law Office Management and Economics, June 22, 2007, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Get the Red Out: Tips On How to Increase Cash Flow in Your Practice, The Heartbeat of Justice, 12th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Missouri Bar, June 9, 2007, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Bringing In Paying Clients: Practice Building and Client Development For Small Firm Practitioners, The Heartbeat of Justice, 12th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Missouri Bar, June 8, 2007, Osage Beach, Missouri.

Build & Manage A Successful Practice at the St. Louis Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants, St. Louis, Missouri May 25, 2007.

Characteristics of Successful Law Firms, Alton-Wood River Illinois Bar Association, September 20, 2006.

Marketing on a Shoestring Panel Moderator, Shine Your Shingle, 2nd Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, September 14-15, 2006, St. Charles, Illinois.

Life on Balance, Shine Your Shingle, 2nd Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, September 14-15, 2006, St. Charles, Illinois.

Strategic Planning Workshop, Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, October 8, 2005, St. Charles, Illinois.

Strategic Planning: Something Your Practice Cannot Thrive Without, Solo and Small Firm Conference, sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association, October 8, 2005 St. Charles, Illinois.

Marketing On A Shoestring, Law Office Economics Breakfast Forum, hosted by the Law Office Economics Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association at their annual meeting, June 17, 2005, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Case and Practice Management Systems: Leveraging Your Practice To Make Money, CLE Program, hosted by the Peoria Illinois County Bar Association, February 12, 2005

Using Technology To Manage Your Practice, CLE Program, hosted by the Springfield Missouri Metropolitan Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section, January 27, 2005

Tips for Balancing Your Personal and Professional Life, Law Ed Program, hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, January 7, 2005, Chicago, Illinois

Balancing Your Professional and Personal Life, Law Ed Program, hosted by the Illinois State Bar Association at their annual meeting, June 19, 2004, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Law Office Economics Section Breakfast Forum, hosted by the Law Office Economics Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association at their annual meeting, June 18, 2004, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Selling Your Ideas to Your Partners: Administrator As Internal Consultant, hosted by the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) St. Louis Chapter, January 1, 2004.

Practice Management 101: Tips for Starting, Establishing & Maintaining Your Practice, Consultants University, hosted by The Institute of Management Consultants, St. Louis Chapter, November 6, 2003.

Law Firm Business Strategy & Marketing Roundtable, Management Survival Skills Idea Exchange Breakfast Forum, hosted by the Law Office Economics Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association at their annual meeting, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Office Technology Integration: Pulling It All Together, hosted by the Adams County, Illinois Bar Association, Quincy, Illinois.

Office Technology Integration: Pulling It All Together Roundtable, Law Office Economics Section Breakfast Forum, hosted by the Law Office Economics Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association at their annual meeting, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

The Future of Multidisciplinary Practices and the Opportunities For Attorneys, Other Professional Practitioners, and Management Consultants Working Together, Annual Conference, hosted by the National Bureau of Certified Consultants, San Diego, California.

Marketing Legal Services, hosted by the Inns of Court, Bloomington, Illinois.
Getting New Business, Union Planters Bank, Edwardsville, Illinois.

Business, People & Technology, Annual Solo-MAP CPA Conference, hosted by St. Louis Solo-MAP CPA Organization, St. Louis, Missouri.

Reinventing the Law Practice Seminar, hosted by Olmstead & Associates, St. Louis, Missouri.

Reinventing the Law Practice Seminar, hosted by Olmstead & Associates, Paducah, Kentucky.

Getting a Job As a Lawyer After Law School, hosted by Illinois State University Pre-Law Club, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois.

Networking and the Practice of Law, hosted by IBM, numerous sites across the United States.

The Small Law Office: Prescription For Survival, Missouri Trial Attorneys Conference, hosted by The Missouri Trial Attorneys, St. Louis, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri.

How To Cut Overhead in Your Firm, hosted by the Gateway Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators.
 

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