International Society of Primerus Law Firms
June 14, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
2018 Midwest Regional Meeting

Hosted by:
Kozacky Weitzel McGrath, P.C.
Lane & Lane, LLC
Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis, Ltd.

June 14, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Veritext – Midwest Service Center

Registration Fee:

Why You Should Attend

This meeting is a great opportunity to meet other Primerus members who work within the Midwest region of the United States and Canada, to build stronger relationships, and discuss business development opportunities in a more intimate setting. Primerus firms from the following regions have been invited to this meeting:Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Canada.

Our goal is to have each firm within the region represented at the meeting. You are welcome to bring as many attorneys from your firm as desired, as this event has been intentionally designed to keep costs as low as possible. We encourage you to consider including attorneys from your firm who have not previously had the opportunity to attend Primerus events in the past.


11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Welcome and Member Introductions

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Networking Luncheon

1:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Substantive Programming (earn up to 2.5 hours of CLE credit) including presentations and discussions on: Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession, Intake and Legal Trends, and Round Table Discussions on Trending Issues in the Legal Field


Amber Vincent is a partner at Alyn-Weiss & Associates which researches and writes marketing communication plans for full-service, contingent fee and family law attorneys and firms.

In addition to helping firms meet their overall marketing goals, Amber coaches young lawyers and develops programs for young lawyers within firms looking to build a next generation. As a business coach and speaker, she offers GenX and Millennial lawyers insight and planning structured to create personal relationships with potential clients. Her goal with every attorney is to generate a book of business that is based on what they want to do rather than what they have to do.
She has worked with and lectured to young lawyers across the country providing tips and guidance so they can fulfill their work and personal goals. She has spoken to numerous legal associations, including the DRI Young Lawyers conference and Primerus. Amber was also selected as a business and marketing coach for the ABA Women Rainmakers Workshops.

As the firm’s online marketing specialist, Amber has worked on numerous website and search engine optimization strategies for law firms nationwide. She lectures to law firms locally and at national conventions on branding issues, personal business development, social media and optimization tactics.

She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Section, Young Lawyers Division and Women Rainmakers.

Kevin Miller joined LegalSifter in September 2015 as its CEO after nearly nine years at Industrial Scientific Corporation (ISC), where he completed his tenure as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to ISC, he helped launch an online version of Argosy University, with regionally-accredited bachelors’, masters’, and doctoral programs in business, education, and psychology. Before Argosy, he spent nearly six (6) years in a variety of roles at FreeMarkets and Ariba, its acquirer, in the global sourcing and procurement software space. Kevin holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Davidson College. Kevin is also a licensed, but inactive attorney in the state of Ohio.

Hotel Suggestions

Across the Street from the Meeting Location:

Hyatt Place Downtown Chicago/Loop
28 North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606

LaQuinta Inn & Suites Downtown
One South Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606

Nearby the Meeting Location:

Hotel Allegro
171 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

JW Marriott Chicago
151 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603

W Chicago City Center
172 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603


Please contact Chris Dawe at, or by phone at 800.968.2211 or 616.454.9939.