Kevin L. Nichols

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KLN Consulting Group has been an innovator in the San Francisco Bay Area Legal Community for over 15 years. It specializes in providing legendary service in three distinct areas for solo practitioners, law firms, and corporate counsel, #1 Litigation (including file creation/organization, electronic discovery and the pre-trial phase), #2 Diversity, and #3 Professional/Business Development utilizing social media. Kevin L. Nichols is the Principal of KLN Consulting Group. Kevin has worked in multifaceted capacities in some of the most prolific international law firms in the country, such as Morrison & Foerster, Paul Hastings, Heller Ehrman, and Holland & Knight. There, he has garnered relationships with some of the most influential and well respected legal minds in the industry, as well as junior associates who through attrition, are now Counsel for some of the top Fortune 1000 companies. Kevin has become a social networking expert. His social networking prowess and capabilities have been featured on LinkedIn’s Hall of Fame, Yahoo’s Blog, in the Examiner, CNN Money, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. Millions can see Kevin when they login to LinkedIn.

Finally, Kevin has become a social networking expert.  He is the founder of two professional networking LinkedIn groups in the Bay Area with roughly 7,000 members combined, that meet regularly to identify business goals and objectives and facilitate referrals to achieve same.  He organizes monthly and quarterly events to bring the Bay Area business community together and creates career-networking opportunities for those who he encounters.  Mr. Nichols’s social networking prowess and capabilities have been featured on LinkedIn’s Hall of Fame, Yahoo’s Blog, in the Examiner, CNN Money, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal.  Millions saw Kevin for 2 years when they logged into LinkedIn.  For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/KLNport.

LinkedIn For Lawyers - Demonstrates how to use LinkedIn to build each lawyer's professional presence and how to educate those around them of what they do, in order to generate a qualified referral source for new business (which was the keynote for 2016's NAMWOLF Conference).

Kevin L. Nichols - Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, The Social Engineering Project, Inc.

Kevin L. Nichols has worked in multifaceted capacities in some of the most prolific international law firms in the country, such as Morrison & Foerster, Paul Hastings, Heller Ehrman, and Holland & Knight. His interest in diversity and technology began while he was a mechanical engineering/diversity intern at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  Later, he became the Executive Director of the California Diversity Council and the African American Wellness Project. Kevin has become a social networking expert and full-time consultant specializing in litigation technology (eDiscovery), diversity, and social media marketing for the legal industry.  Nichols has been featured on LinkedIn’s Hall of Fame, Yahoo’s Blog, in the Examiner, CNN Money, Reuters, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. Millions saw Kevin while logging in to LinkedIn.com from 2011-2014.  He is now the Founder of The Social Engineering Project, Inc., an Oakland based, Google and Microsoft funded, social impact venture with Stanford University designed to address the lack of diversity in the tech industry.  Kevin attended the University of California, Berkeley and recently completed an Executive Program for Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.  For a full biography and CV, please visit http://bit.ly/KLNport.

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