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Tips & Insights Multimedia

ACC Docket's "Tips & Insights" feature is one of readers' top five favorite departments, according to the 2011 ACC Docket Readership Survey. Each month, fellow in-house counsel share experience and wisdom: suggestions that readers can apply to their professional and personal lives. Now, you can get an even more personal look at your peers' passions and hobbies, both inside and outside the corporate office, with a monthly multimedia package featuring the Tips & Insights interviewee.

Jonathan Maphosa, legal advisor at Absa Capital, talks about trends and cultural nuances in South Africa that are relevant to in-house counsel whose companies want to invest in the region.

Doug Luftman, Vice President, Innovation Services & Chief Patent Counsel, CBS, volunteers through educational, professional and community service efforts.

Kenneth J. Fredeen presented at ACC's first Corporate Counsel Institute Canada in March. Here, he talks about the value of the conference and why his presentation topic — legal department strategic planning — is important.

Lisa Seilheimer is training for her seventh triathlon. Here, she talks about how the sport has inspired confidence in other personal and professional experiences.

Sherri Sampson, General Counsel & Secretary, Graduate Management Admission Council, shares about her family and carrying on her grandparents' legacy of love.

Jim Jackson, executive office director who serves as the general counsel of Medair, spent one month in Madagascar doing service with his local church and meeting with the Medair field teams.

Tim Phillips, senior counsel at the American Cancer Society and Navy Special Warfare veteran, talks about his striving to be a "Citizen Lawyer" and letting God be his pilot.

Christine Neuhoff, System VP General Counsel, St. Luke's Health System, has run five marathons: Disney World in 2005, Chicago in 2005, Marine Corps in 2006, Boston in 2007 and New York 2009. She is training to run her sixth on Oct. 9, 2011 in Portland, Ore.

Rebecca Arvizu, Senior Counsel of Business & Legal Affairs, DTS, Inc., is a First Soprano in the Agape International Choir. The choir sings for the trans-denominational Agape International Spiritual Center, and participation is service-based.