Jill Huse

Partner
jill@society54.com
T: 704.458.3210

DSC_0033Society 54 Co-Founder Jill Huse is renowned as a trusted professional services advisor.  Jill, a certified Worldwide Association of Business Coaches Coach, is highly regarded for her progressive ingenuity, research-based strategy and, most importantly, her ability to deliver results for clients.

She has worked in professional services marketing (legal and accounting) for more than seventeen years. She has an innate ability to identify, encourage and develop her clients’ unique and differentiating professional strengths, and to help clients leverage these strengths to meet and exceed bottom line goals.

As the director of marketing at one of the most reputable AmLaw firms in the southeast, Jill structured and led her team in developing, implementing and managing award-winning communication, business development and marketing initiatives. Further, Jill is a tenured member of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA), currently serving on the International Board of Directors and previously as the past president of the Southeastern Chapter. Additionally, she is one of the founding members of Law 2.5, a roundtable think tank focused on the future of the legal industry and how to implement and lead change.

Not only is Jill well connected, she is highly respected and widely sought for her expertise and paramount perspective in all aspects of professional services marketing.

  • NEWS & EVENTS

    • – Author/ Contributor JD Supra Perspectives 2017
    • – Frequent Expert Commentary Contributor, Law 360
    • – Speaker, Geo-Targeting Law Firm Growth: Customizing Efforts to Maximize Regional Impact, with Andrew Laver to Legal Marketing Association’s Southwestern Region in 2017: Phoenix, Denver and Houston
    • – Speaker, Is a Picture Worth 1,000 Words? Using Data Realization to Influence Behavior, LMA’s Midwest Tech Conference 2017, Chicago
    • – Speaker, Client Care & Loyalty, with Nathalie Daum to Legal Marketing Association’s Southwestern City Groups in 2016: Salt Lake City, Phoenix and Las Vegas
    • – Presentations on Gamification to the Association of Accounting Marketing Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June 2017 and various local groups for the Legal Marketing Association including: Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando, Raleigh, Richmond and Tampa
    • – Speaker, “Successful Succession,” with Nathalie Daum (Dickinson Wright) and/ or Jeanne Hammerstrom (Benesch) at the Metro Philly Conference, June 2016; San Francisco, September 2016; and LMASE Regional Conference in Orlando, September 2016; LMA Midwest Chicago, April 2017; LMANE Boston, June 2017
    • – Honoree, “50 Most Influential Women in Charlotte”, Mecklenburg Times, May 2016
    • – Panelist, LMA Tech Conference: “Get in the Game: How Gamification can Supercharge Business Development“, October 2015
    • – Moderator, LMA Midwest Conference, “Shift Happens Lateral Integration Creates Opportunities for Change“, October 2015
    • – Moderator, LMASE @ University of Florida Law School “Business of Being a Lawyer“, August 2015 and January 2016
    • – Panelist for LMA International Conference: “Keep Your Eye on the Ball- What Every Good Coach tells His/Her Players and What Every Player Expects from a Coach,” April 2015
    • – Author of “Brand You,” North Carolina Bar Association Legal Practice Management Newsletter, March 2014
    • – Panelist for the Business Development Symposium: “Business Development Initiatives that Drive Firm Revenue,” October 2013
    • – Author of “Change Will Do You Good: 15 Best Practices for Change Management“, ALA Legal Management Magazine, March 2013
    • – Panelist at 2012 LMA International Conference: “Leveraging the Big 4 Consulting Best Practices to Bolster your Business Development Strategies“, April 2012

  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    Jill is an active member of several civic and professional affiliations:

    • – Legal Marketing Association International: Board of Directors; Membership Co-Chair; Organizational Structure Task Force Committee; Regional Nominating Committee
    • – Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter Board of Directors:  Past President; President, Director of Communications and Director of Sponsor Relations; InHouse Counsel SIG; Regional Conference Committee
    • – Legal Marketing Association Charlotte City Group:  formerly served as Charlotte City Group Chair
    • – Highland Creek Homeowners Association:  formerly on Board of Directors; Secretary
    • -Highland Creek Homeowners Association:  formerly served as Activities & Communications Chair
    • – American Heart Association
    • – American Cancer Society:  Gala and Cure by Design Committees
    • – Devonshire Elementary:  volunteer reader for 3rd grade class
    • – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:  former “Woman of the Year” nominee
    • – Safe Alliance:  Fighting for Women with Fashion Committee and Barrister’s Ball Committee

  • EDUCATION

    George Washington University, Masters in Law Firm Management, M.P.S. Summa Cum Laude

    Illinois State University, B.S. Major in Communications, Minor in Psychology

    Certifications

    • – Registered Corporate Coach
    • – DiSC Trainer Designation
    • – The 8 Dimensions of Leadership Trainer Designation
    • – Change Management Specialist Certified
    • – Six Sigma Lean Professional Certified
    • – Certified in Gamification, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business
    • – Legal Lean Sigma Yellow Belt