We are sure that your attorneys are great about gathering for regular meetings where strategic planning, state of the firm discussions, and relationship development are all prioritized and worked on, right? Yeah, we didn’t think so. Don’t feel badly, though. This is a common issue, and the reason for the origin of law firm retreats.
Law firm retreats are important and practical tools for discussing important issues, mapping plans for firm goals and fostering relationships, ideally away from the busyness of day-to-day office life. Because getting attorneys out from behind their desks and gathering everyone together is a rarity, it’s important that significant planning goes into the retreat so that the time together is fruitful.
Society 54 has over 35 years of combined legal marketing and business development experience, and loves to help firms in creating and facilitating interactive and valuable retreat sessions. Our forte is encouraging small group discussions, and facilitating brainstorming, goal setting and planning sessions.
During the planning process, we hold discussions with various people within the firm to discover what the issues and goals are for the retreat. From there, a proposed agenda based on the priorities and objectives will be presented, and after receiving your feedback, will be adjusted and finalized. We can also help with gathering and analyzing firm financial data, provide information on requested subjects and trends, and raise questions to encourage dialog among attorneys.
Our mission is to provide a positive experience for all retreat participants through discussions, encouraging teamwork, answering concerns and questions, and assisting in planning and implementation of goals. We also aim to make sessions fun and memorable to create positivity and buy-in. Need help post-retreat? Scheduling follow-up calls with individual attorneys based on their specific goals are a specialty of ours.
“We brought in Jill and Heather to train our attorneys on marketing and business development strategies during our partners’ retreat. They did so in a very informative and interactive way that showed everyone how they, individually, can be successful by taking small steps each day. They provided us with tools and data that break the ice in client outreach and showed us that marketing can be a fun way to connect with others. Society 54 comes with the highest recommendation from me for any professional services organization looking to reenergize its marketing and business development efforts.”
– Marc Dedman, Managing Partner
Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC
“We hired Jill and Heather for a business development program at our firm retreat. It was clear that they spent a lot of time getting to know our firm as they were well prepared and very engaging. They provided good industry insights and everyone had a lot of fun at the same time.”
– Frank Sheppard, Managing Partner
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell
“We used Society 54 (Jill and Heather) to help facilitate teamwork activities at our recent firm retreat and received nothing but positive feedback from everyone in attendance. They worked closely with our team on the front end to put together a customized presentation that really served our needs and goals. They were the perfect combination of engaging and informative. Their knowledge of and experience within the legal industry helped bring a level of credibility and practicality to their presentation that made this a good use of everyone’s time. I would highly recommend their services for anyone looking for an outside source to help facilitate a firm retreat or other event.”
– Marshall Wall, Managing Partner
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP
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