Joanne Thorud, Director of Marketing at Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C., was selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a 2018 Excellence in the Law Honoree for her work in legal marketing. Joanne was honored at the 2018 Excellence in the Law reception on May 10, 2018 in Boston.

Joanne joined Davis Malm in 2003 and has served as its Marketing Director since 2011. She develops and executes marketing and business development strategies, works with practice groups and individual attorneys to find creative ways to drive business, manages the firm’s communications strategy, organizes firm events, and manages the marketing team and budget, among numerous other responsibilities.

Joanne is very active in the Boston legal community. A longtime member of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA), she has held numerous leadership positions, including most recently, Immediate Past Chair of the Boston Local Steering Committee and Co-Chair of LMA’s Boston Small Firm Shared Interest Group. She also serves as Marketing Group Co-Chair for the International Lawyers Network, is a Gala Committee Member for Veterans Legal Services, and has fundraised and participated in the American Heart Association’s annual Lawyers Have Heart Boston 5k for the last seven consecutive years. Joanne also served on the Advisory Committee for the Boston Bar Association’s 2017 Brand Yourself Conference.

The Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law Awards celebrate excellence throughout the legal community. In addition to Marketing, individuals were awarded in Firm Administration/Operations, Paralegal Work, Legal Journalism, and Pro Bono. The event also honored Up & Coming Lawyers of 2018.

For more information contact: Joanne Thorud; (617) 589-3894;

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