Podcast: Advancing Your Legal Marketing Career Through Mentorship

Episode 51

Clare Ota is the Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, based in the San Francisco office. She partners with lawyers across offices and practice areas to develop strategic business development plans and client service initiatives.
With prior roles as a marketing manager and litigation paralegal, Clare has worked in the legal industry for over twenty years.

Clare currently serves as President-Elect of the Legal Marketing Association Western Region and is on the 2019 Educational Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the International Legal Technology Association. Passionate about diversity, Clare has helped to promote women in the legal and real estate industries through programming and events to address business challenges and opportunities.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • The role that mentorship has played in Clare’s career successes and the unconventional places to find mentors.
  • Advice for identifying and pursuing ideal mentors for you.
  • The skills required to break into legal marketing and stay engaged in your work.
  • Necessary steps for taking your career in legal marketing to the next level.

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