New Orleans Leadership Summit 

Friday, April 20, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Irwin, Fritchie, Urquhart and Moore LLP
400 Poydras St
Suite 2700
New Orleans, LA  70130



When you attend a Leadership Summit, you join a highly collaborative environment dedicated to improving your Inn’s performance across a variety of areas. You’ll learn about the latest resources and best practices and how to use them to recruit new members, grow your programming, develop mentoring programs and activities, and more.

Below is a summary of what you can expect at the New Orleans Leadership Summit:



Opening Remarks/Introductions

Session 1—Membership

  • Recruitment & Retention: How to market to and recruit new lawyers and judicial members
  • Member Engagement: Emeritus, honorary and alumni member participation
  • Membership: Orientation & expectations
  • How to implement a Membership Satisfaction Survey
  • Planning for leadership succession

Session 2—Mentoring

  • Mentoring activities vs. program
  • The difference between networking and mentoring
  • The four mentoring models
  • How to start/grow mentoring programs

Session 3—Outreach

  • Setting up joint meetings
  • Organizing community outreach
  • Planning special projects 


Session 4—Programs

  • Planning meetings: budget, venue, etc.
  • Communications: internal & external
  • Pupillage teams
  • Topics & formats
  • Evaluations & awards

Session 5—Technology

  • Systems: IMS & Umbraco
  • Program library
  • Membership Directory
  • Social media