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beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 23

    Estimates of illegal and unreported fish in seafood imports to the USA

    Estimates of illegal and unreported fish in seafood imports to the USA
    “Illegal and unreported catches represented 20–32% by weight of wild-caught seafood imported to the USA in 2011, as determined from robust estimates, including uncertainty, of illegal and unreported fishing activities in the…
  • Apr 23

    New Website Helps Vets Manage Benefits, Apply for Loan

    New Website Helps Vets Manage Benefits, Apply for Loan
    “eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information. eBenefits offers: A personalized workspace called…
  • Apr 23

    Go back in time with Street View

    Go back in time with Street View
    Google Official Blog: “If you’ve ever dreamt of being a time traveler like Doc Brown, now’s your chance. Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View…
Rank this Week: 35

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Will we see the death of traditional media for law firm influence?

    Will we see the death of traditional media for law firm influence?
    Politico’s media blogger, Dylan Byers (@dylanbyers), is predicting the death of the Sunday morning news shows that for decades have set the tone in American politics. The public affairs shows — “Meet the Press,”…
  • Apr 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Trial Tattoo, Stolen Laptops, POM at SCOTUS

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Trial Tattoo, Stolen Laptops, POM at SCOTUS
    Authoring a good and tasteful personal injury blog shouldn’t be that hard to do—and yet, it seems, it is for some. Though, not for Idaho attorney James Bendell. He has a funny post today involving a tattoo someone would really…
  • Apr 22

    Your new Twitter profile is available and waiting

    Your new Twitter profile is available and waiting
    Logging into Twitter on your desktop you’ll be prompted to begin using the new Twitter profile. Twitter has been rolling the new profiles to select users over the last month plus. Today, the new web profile experience is being…
Rank this Week: 42

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good

    Glass First Impressions: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good
    OK. I've had a couple of days to experiment with Google's Glass technology. It's still very early days, and I haven't come to any firm conclusions yet, but I'm ready to give my first impressions. First, the bad. Glass is definitely not yet…
  • Apr 22

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court

    LegalZoom Gets Nod From South Carolina Supreme Court
    Image [cc] Rusty Tanton The term "Access to Justice" (A2J) is tossed around a lot in the legal world, but as the old saying goes, talk is cheap. It is common for state bar associations to step up and use another phrase to shoot down A2J…
  • Apr 17

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong
    Image [cc] - Tedeytan Last year it seemed everyone was gaga for Google Glass. "Ooooooh, it's a computer for your face!  It's got a camera and can give you directions! It's just like your phone was permanently positioned 3 feet in…
Rank this Week: 96

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Apr 23

    How To Get Your Clickthrough Agreement Enforced In Court–Moretti v. Hertz

    How To Get Your Clickthrough Agreement Enforced In Court–Moretti v. Hertz
    So, by now, you know that if you want an enforceable online agreement, you need to implement it as a mandatory clickthrough. With that settled, it’s time to address an advanced topic: what evidence can you offer a judge to...
  • Apr 23

    Minnesota Supreme Court Reverses Conviction for Assisting Suicide Online

    Minnesota Supreme Court Reverses Conviction for Assisting Suicide Online
    This is a case involving some dark behavior by William Francis Melchert-Dinkel, who visited forums frequented by suicidal individuals and encouraged at least two people to commit suicide. In one case, a 32 year old from England hanged himself…
  • Apr 22

    Q1 2014 Quick Links, Part 2

    Q1 2014 Quick Links, Part 2
    Social Media * Collins v. Louisiana State Police, No. 13-412 (La. Ct. App. Oct. 23, 2013): a person’s online life depicted in social media is commonly not intended to reflect reality as much as it is intended to engender discourse.…
Rank this Week: 99

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Apr 22

    The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examination

    The Best And The Worst Onscreen Cross Examination
    Ladies and gentlemen, it is never a good idea to have a client that can turn into a terrifying monster and, should one find oneself with such a client, it is best not to provoke said client into hulking out.The Best And The Worst Onscreen…
  • Apr 21

    NeatConnect Cloud Scanner Review

    NeatConnect Cloud Scanner Review
    The NeatConnect is an excellent document scanner for heavy cloud users, and a pretty good scanner for everyone else, too.NeatConnect Cloud Scanner Review is a post from Lawyerist.com. The original content in this feed is © 2013 Lawyerist…
  • Apr 19

    Why Capping Hourly Fees is (Usually) a Bad Idea

    Why Capping Hourly Fees is (Usually) a Bad Idea
    With a capped fee, there is no upside for the lawyer. The best-case scenario is he gets paid for exactly the hours he worked.Why Capping Hourly Fees is (Usually) a Bad Idea is a post from Lawyerist.com. The original content in this feed is…
Rank this Week: 107

Larry Bodine LawMarketing Blog

Larry Bodine LawMarketing Blog

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales. By Larry Bodine.

http://blog.larrybodine.com/
  • Feb 22

    Blog continued at http://www.larrybodine.com/blog

    Blog continued at http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
    Hello! This blog is continued at www.larrybodine.com/blog    
  • Jan 29

    Nancy Fox's Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking

    Nancy Fox's Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking
    Nancy Fox Nancy Fox, one of the most charming and graceful people I've ever met, outlined her top icebreaking strategies for networking. "Breaking the ice is difficult because people's attention span is so much smaller nowadays, and…
  • Jan 27

    Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking

    Successful Icebreaking Strategies for Networking
    Join a free webinar with Nancy Fox on Tuesday (tomorrow) January 28 by registering at http://lawmarketing.com/networking-for-lawyers-webinar. Attendees will get a copy of her fabulous "55 Great Icebreaker Questions" as well as her expert…
Rank this Week: 196

Defero Law

Defero Law

Community of UK legal bloggers.

http://www.deferolaw.com/profiles/blog/list
  • Apr 23

    Could bedroom tax be one step to far?

    Could bedroom tax be one step to far?
    In recent months the Government decided to introduce the so called ‘bedroom tax’ policy, this policy is designed to free up any under occupied homes allowing bigger families to replace previous tenants. This is all based upon how…
  • Apr 23

    Are first time buyers being forced out?

    Are first time buyers being forced out?
    Although recent news has suggested that the overall number of first time buyers has dramatically increased bringing new values to the market, other news suggested otherwise. It has been said that many new property owners trying to get onto…
  • Apr 22

    Dismissing a whistle blower fairly

    Dismissing a whistle blower fairly
    Was it fair to dismiss a whistle blowing employee, a police officer, who was making disclosures regarding his colleagues' treatment of victims? Yes, where the employee's behaviour in raising the disclosures - rather than the disclosures…
Rank this Week: 197

Justia Law, Technology & Legal…

Justia Law, Technology & Legal Marketing Blog

Covers legal research tools, notable websites and blogs, web site design, search engine optimization and marketing for law firms.

http://onward.justia.com/
  • Apr 18

    All Creatures Great & Small – Justia Weekly Writers’ Picks April 18, 2014

    All Creatures Great & Small – Justia Weekly Writers’ Picks April 18, 2014
    State v. DeMarco, Connecticut Supreme Court (4/22/14) Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law Upon following up on complaints from Defendant’s neighbor relating to Defendant’s keeping of animals in his residence, a police…
  • Apr 4

    Jackpot!! Justia Weekly Writers’ Picks – April 4, 2014

    Jackpot!! Justia Weekly Writers’ Picks – April 4, 2014
    McCutcheon v. Fed. Election Comm’n, United States Supreme Court (4/2/14) Civil Rights, Communications Law, Constitutional Law, Election Law The Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, impose…
  • Mar 28

    Tommy Flanagan for the Defense, Your Honor – Justia’s Weekly Writers’ Picks 3/28/14

    Tommy Flanagan for the Defense, Your Honor – Justia’s Weekly Writers’ Picks 3/28/14
    United States v. Bergman, US 10th Cir. (3/28/14) Constitutional Law, Criminal Law Defendant-appellant Gwen Bergman was arrested when the hit-man she thought she hired to kill her husband was in fact an undercover police officer. After trial,…
Rank this Week: 284

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Back Up Your Cloud with ‘Backupify’

    Back Up Your Cloud with ‘Backupify’
    Have you ever thought about whether you should back up your law firm’s cloud? If your cloud service goes down or loses files, where will that leave you? A recent report from Forrester Research cautions that businesses should back up…
  • Apr 22

    First Look: Sony Digital Paper for Taking Notes, Reading and Annotating Doc

    First Look: Sony Digital Paper for Taking Notes, Reading and Annotating Doc
    Just after ABA Techshow, I published a post listing my picks for the top 10 product announcements at the show. My #2 pick was Sony’s Digital Paper, a remarkably thin (.26 inches) and light (12.6 oz.) tablet-like device with a…
  • Apr 16

    We Test WordRake’s Beta Version 2.0 on ‘McCutcheon’

    We Test WordRake’s Beta Version 2.0 on ‘McCutcheon’
    When WordRake , the editing program for lawyers, was first released in 2012, I put it to the test against two of the most eloquent writers on the Supreme Court, Justices Antonin Scalia and Elena Kagan. If WordRake could improve on Scalia…
Rank this Week: 292

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    How to Generate Great Ideas for Blog Post

    How to Generate Great Ideas for Blog Post
    No matter how much you may enjoy writing, the fact is that all of us get stuck at some time when it comes to coming up with a good idea for a blog post.  For example, today I am stuck for a good idea for this post – so I did some…
  • Apr 22

    5 Tips to Help Attorneys Generate Leads Through Speaking Engagement

    5 Tips to Help Attorneys Generate Leads Through Speaking Engagement
    I am a big believer in public speaking as a lead generation tool.  I do lots of it, and have gotten some great clients from it.  And you can, too, if you follow these five tips: Make an offer they can’t refuse. …
  • Apr 21

    The Solo and Small Firm Perspective on the Goal of Social Media

    The Solo and Small Firm Perspective on the Goal of Social Media
    Last week Kevin O’Keefe (@kevinokeefe) and I had an interesting discussion on Twitter about the goal of social media for law firms. Nancy Myrland (@NancyMyrland) and Jabez LeBret (@jabezlebret) graciously joined in. Then Kevin posted a…
Rank this Week: 361

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Covers business strategy for law firms, legal marketing, attorney business development, law firm marketing plans, and work/life balance for attorneys. By David Lorenzo.

http://www.rainmakerlawyer.com/site/index/
  • Apr 16

    Wow. That Was Fast.

    Wow. That Was Fast.
    “Are you serious about taking control of your future?” This was the question being posed to me by the guy across the table. “Yes” I answered timidly. “Then you need to learn how to get tings done…
  • Jan 30

    Rainmaker Lawyer is Now A Registered Trademark

    Rainmaker Lawyer is Now A Registered Trademark
    It is with pride that I announce the registration of Rainmaker Lawyer as a Trademark on the Principal Register with the United States of America. Continue Reading...
  • Nov 27

    Thankful for Second Chance

    Thankful for Second Chance
    I use this forum to discuss things that can help you make a great living and live a great life ®. Typically these things involve business and leadership strategy and/or a marketing tactic. This is not one of those occasions. A few times…
Rank this Week: 365

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Apr 23

    The Local Search Game

    The Local Search Game
    Let's say you're an average Joe who needs to find a local lawyer. Finding the right one can certainly be a difficult quest. Where do you start? Many might think a person's automatic first step would be to ask a few friends if they've used a…
  • Apr 22

    Winning at Local Search Launch

    Winning at Local Search Launch
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  • Apr 22

    Announcing Winning at Local Search

    Announcing Winning at Local Search
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Rank this Week: 389

Build A Solo Practice, LLC

Build A Solo Practice, LLC

Covers solo practice, marketing and work/life balance. By Susan Cartier Liebel.

http://susancartierliebel.typepad.com/build_a_solo_practice/
  • Nov 29

    You’re An Attorney, But Are You An Entrepreneur?

    You’re An Attorney, But Are You An Entrepreneur?
    The very first business I ever owned was a babysitting service. Yeah, I know, everyone is a babysitter when they are 16. But I figured out that I could charge more for my services if I went a little further than the other sitters. So I cooked…
  • Nov 27

    Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 3

    Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 3
    (You can read Evolutions of a Solo Practice – Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven’t already. Remember, all events are real though the names are made up!) Landlord-Tenant Evolves Into Real Estate/General Practice
  • Nov 26

    Digital Asset Management – Guest Lecture with Deborah Gonzalez

    Digital Asset Management – Guest Lecture with Deborah Gonzalez
    Everyone dies.  Often unexpectedly. But there is power in dead hands.  We are the country with the greatest control of our assets after death.  However, most never consider, let alone manage, their digital legacy.  How do we handle,…
Rank this Week: 459

The LinkedIn Lawyer

The LinkedIn Lawyer

Discusses the use of social media by the legal profession. By David A. Barrett.

http://linkedinlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 482

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Apr 23

    What Separates Top Lawyers?

    What Separates Top Lawyers?
    Did you see it? Did you see the HBR Blog: The Behaviors that Define A-Players ? What do you suppose was number 1 on the list? 1. Set stretch goals and adopt high standards for themselves If you regularly read the HBR blog you might…
  • Apr 22

    Success: Steps to Get to Your Personal Best

    Success: Steps to Get to Your Personal Best
    How many of you have a written plan with goals for 2014? In 2007, I was asked to speak at a law firm retreat. I was in one of the break-out sessions, so I gave the presentation three times. At the beginning of each session, I looked out at…
  • Apr 21

    Selling Legal Services: Do’s and Don’t

    Selling Legal Services: Do’s and Don’t
    Selling legal services is not rocket science. It is mostly hard work to build your profile and build relationships. If selling legal services is not rocket science, we should be able to create lists of Do’s and Don’ts. Here are…
Rank this Week: 536

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Schema Action

    Schema Action
    In the web’s transition from strings to things, it won’t just be entities that become important, but how these entities interact. Schema actions support is part of the very beginning of understanding these interactions. Schema.org…
  • Apr 19

    SEO Strategy & Legal Marketing

    SEO Strategy & Legal Marketing
    My Lawyernomics 2014 Speaker Spotlight What's a common misconception lawyers have about SEO? Should I just buy a bunch of domains and link them together? If you can publish and update several useful sites on different subjects, sure. However,…
  • Apr 2

    Law Firm Internet Marketing Long & Short Game

    Law Firm Internet Marketing Long & Short Game
    The time it takes to “get results” from web marketing depends on the type of web marketing we’re talking about. Even then, the execution matters. For many of you, this post will spend too many words to state the obvious:…
Rank this Week: 633

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Apr 22

    The most critical issues in legal project management (Part 1 of 3)

    The most critical issues in legal project management (Part 1 of 3)
    This three-part series previews results from my book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which will be published this summer. All quotes are from managing partners, chairs, and other senior decision makers at AmLaw 200 firms. Each…
  • Apr 22

    Announcing a new workshop on how to define scope

    Announcing a new workshop on how to define scope
    Today, we are announcing a new half-day legal project management workshop entitled “How to Define Scope and Negotiate Changes.” This workshop will substantially expand on a key portion of the content covered in our more basic…
  • Apr 16

    Experts from five firms discuss how to implement legal project management

    Experts from five firms discuss how to implement legal project management
    On May 22 in Chicago, five law firms that have made significant progress in LPM will frankly discuss what has worked and what hasn’t at the fourth session of the Ark Group’s most frequently repeated event - Legal Project…
Rank this Week: 642

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Apr 23

    Lawyers: the world’s second oldest profession

    Lawyers: the world’s second oldest profession
    We’re mouthpieces. Clients pay us to advocate their position. We don’t have to believe in what our client wants, or like them personally, we do their bidding. Kinda like the world’s oldest profession. Now, now, don’t…
  • Apr 22

    Remember presentations better by structuring your content

    Remember presentations better by structuring your content
    Matt Abrams is an expert on public speaking and a lecturer at Stanford. In a recent article, he says you will be better able to remember presentations by “structuring your content,” rather than presenting it randomly. He explains:…
  • Apr 21

    The Fortune is in the Follow-up

    The Fortune is in the Follow-up
    One of the most important aspects of marketing any business or professional practice is follow-up. For many, it’s also one of the most challenging. Because they must, most attorneys have a process for communicating with existing…
Rank this Week: 644

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    Part 2: Content & Internet Marketing Ideas For Lawyers and Law Firms to Consider in 2014

    Part 2: Content & Internet Marketing Ideas For Lawyers and Law Firms to Consider in 2014
    The key to reaching your Internet marketing goals—whatever they may be—is to develop a strong presence on the web. You need relevancy and authority. Law firms can do this by generating content, developing strong social media…
  • Apr 23

    Part 1: Design & SEO Ideas For Lawyers and Law Firms to Consider in 2014

    Part 1: Design & SEO Ideas For Lawyers and Law Firms to Consider in 2014
    Trends come and go quickly in the digital industry. At PaperStreet, we have to stay on-top of what is current and cutting edge in order to continue to provide lawyers with the most effective and good-looking websites on the Internet.……
  • Apr 22

    Contractor Licensing – Licenses, Etc.

    Contractor Licensing – Licenses, Etc.
    Licenses, Etc., a Florida team of licensing professionals, has launched an Essentials website. Since 2007 Licenses, Etc. has helped 1,000’s of Florida contractors get their licenses and form their new businesses. Their contractor…
Rank this Week: 654

CaseDetails.com - SEO for Law…

CaseDetails.com - SEO for Law Firms

Covers search engine marketing ideas for lawyers. By Clay Cazier.

http://www.casedetails.com
  • May 27

    Google+’s New Design

    Google+’s New Design
    At the recent Google I/O Conference in San Francisco, the world's most popular search engine unveiled a slew of changes and updates to its fledgling social network
  • May 23

    The Difference Between Publisher and Author Tags — and Why It Matter

    The Difference Between Publisher and Author Tags — and Why It Matter
    As a web publisher, lawyer and law firm marketer, you should learn about the difference between publisher and author tags for Google search results and Google+ business pages. This can have an impact on your firm's web business and…
  • May 22

    Three More Best Practices for Blog Posts in 2013

    Three More Best Practices for Blog Posts in 2013
    For those lawyers who didn't get enough of our tips in Best Practices for Blog Posts in 2013, here are a few more suggestions to put your blog ahead of the competition.
Rank this Week: 851

Golden Practices

Golden Practices

Covers communications, firm branding, firm leadership, firm operations, legal industry trends, marketing and strategic planning. By Michelle Golden.

http://goldenmarketing.typepad.com/weblog/
  • May 1

    Women and Work; Where We've Been, Where We Are

    Women and Work; Where We've Been, Where We Are
    So much chatter about why the percent of women on the earth isn't the same as the percent of women in this business or that industry or the boardroom down the hall. Reach back and...
  • Apr 1

    Set People Up For Success. Be a Bob.

    Set People Up For Success. Be a Bob.
    Setting people up for success is something of an art. Bob had it down pat; he was the consummate professional. He’s retired now, but his reputation of wisdom and effectiveness was earned over decades of...
  • Mar 8

    Guilt. Honesty. Starting over.

    Guilt. Honesty. Starting over.
    I don't post here often enough. I know that. I'm lucky that I started my blog so long ago (has it really been 8 years?) that it was fairly "established" before a gazillion blogs populated...
Rank this Week: 883

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Apr 23

    Quote of the Month for Social Media Sharing

    Quote of the Month for Social Media Sharing
    This month's quote is: "Don't go through life, grow through life." — Anonymou
  • Apr 17

    Have You Called Yourself Lately?

    Have You Called Yourself Lately?
    Is your law firm's phone number on your website? Have you called yourself lately? We recently spoke with an attorney, John, who was running a Google AdWords campaign. He wasn't having much luck, and asked if we could do a...
  • Apr 15

    Tax Day Deals and Promo

    Tax Day Deals and Promo
    Tax Day is here! Whether you are celebrating getting your tax return finished on time or planning on filing an extension, you may as well enjoy Tax Day deals while you can. Local and national businesses are offering fun freebies on April 15th…
Rank this Week: 906

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Apr 4

    CanLII Connects Breaks New Ground

    CanLII Connects Breaks New Ground
    I’m pleased to announce the launch of a great new project we’ve been working on here at Stem. It’s called CanLII Connects and it opened to the public a few hours ago. Simply put, CanLII Connects was developed to improve…
  • Mar 31

    Stem Client Roundup for March 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for March 2014
    The year seems to be flying by!  It is already the end of March and our clients, as usual, have been busy and productive this month. The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association unveiled a new design for its in-house magazine, CCCA…
  • Mar 24

    Breaking Down The Barriers To Blogging

    Breaking Down The Barriers To Blogging
    I’ll choose “Things That I Know Are Good For Me But I Keep Putting Off Anyway” for $500, Alex. In a category that includes “Walking 20 Minutes A Day,” “Cutting Down On Aspartame,” and “Never…
Rank this Week: 933

Leadership for Lawyers

Leadership for Lawyers

Covers client service, creativity, leadership, marketing, operations and research. By Mark Beese.

http://leadershipforlawyers.typepad.com/leadership_for_lawyers/
  • Mar 23

    Signs of the time

    Signs of the time
    A few interesting notes: The ACC GC Survey confirms that in-house legal departments continue to expand internally. 83% hired new lawyers when they needed staff. 64% created new positions last year. One GC I met last year said it is...
  • Mar 23

    Building Insight

    Building Insight
    Great article on "Reading a Room" and building insight for leaders.
  • Mar 23

    Growth is Dead e-book

    Growth is Dead e-book
    If you missed reading Bruce MacEwen's posts about the post-recession legal economy, you can either scroll through his blog or read it as an e-book (which is what I did, so I could read it on a plane on the...
Rank this Week: 934

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

Covers clients development and law practice management. By Allison Shields.

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • Apr 16

    Confidentiality, Ethics and Social Media

    Confidentiality, Ethics and Social Media
    I recently received an inquiry from the marketing director at a law firm who asked, Can you guide me on something regarding settlement confidentiality agreements and social media? I am assuming that if I use social media to talk about...
  • Apr 4

    ABA TECHSHOW 2014 Recap

    ABA TECHSHOW 2014 Recap
    Last week was ABA TECHSHOW, the yearly technology conference and EXPO put on by the ABA's Law Practice Division. I was honored to participate once again as a speaker, and to help out with both the Division's book booth, answering...
  • Mar 25

    Women to Watch in Legal Technology

    Women to Watch in Legal Technology
    In this month of March, which is both Women's History Month and ABA TECHSHOW (the leading legal technology conference and EXPO), the ABA Journal has posted a gallery of women to watch in legal technology: Lisa Colpoys, Illinois Legal Aid...
Rank this Week: 935

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Provides ideas and information for senior law firm management. By Gerry Riskin.

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • Apr 17

    Rethinking the Definition of "Law Firm"

    Rethinking the Definition of "Law Firm"
    Last fall, a 150-year-old British corporate services provider and legal publishing company transformed itself into a licensed law firm thanks to permissive UK legislation. Jordan’s Ltd. successfully applied for an Alternative…
  • Apr 17

    Rethinking the Definition of “Law Firm”

    Rethinking the Definition of “Law Firm”
    Last fall, a 150-year-old British corporate services provider and legal publishing company transformed itself into a licensed law firm thanks to permissive UK legislation. Jordan’s Ltd. successfully applied for an Alternative…
  • Jan 30

    Management Meets Engagement: Putting Your Strategies to Work

    Management Meets Engagement: Putting Your Strategies to Work
    Doug Sundheim recently published an article in The Harvard Business Review on a subject of relevance to anyone involved in organizational management – whether in the field of law or any other discipline. His focus is “the chasm…
Rank this Week: 1053

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Features reviews of legal blogs.

http://blawgreview.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review
    In January 2007, I received an e-mail message from Ed., the mysterious and pseudonymous editor of Blawg Review. By that point, I'd hosted a couple of Blawg Reviews and become a "sherpa", assisting Ed. and the guest hosts to source material…
  • Jul 2

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964
    Blawg Review #324 at the law blog of Texas attorney Paul Kennedy, The Defense Rests, marks this day in 1964 when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ending segregation in the United States, a signature piece of…
  • Jun 3

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 1100

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Focuses on career and marketing issues facing associates or partners. By Stephen Seckler.

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Feb 25

    Building Your Practice Through Non-Profit or Civic Involvement

    Building Your Practice Through Non-Profit or Civic Involvement
    There are many ways to build your reputation as a lawyer and cultivate relationships that can turn into referral sources.  The important thing is to stay involved in activities you enjoy, otherwise, you will find yourself making excuses…
  • Jan 22

    It’s Never too Late to Set New Goal

    It’s Never too Late to Set New Goal
    If you are like most of your colleagues, the New Year has come and gone and so have your New Year’s Resolutions.  Change is hard and in the high pressured field of law, resolving to spend more time on non-billable work may be…
  • Nov 21

    Documenting Your Networking Meeting

    Documenting Your Networking Meeting
    I was speaking to one of my clients the other day and he described for me what he does any time he makes a court appearance.  At the end of the day, he goes back to his office and takes a few minutes to document what happened.  He…
Rank this Week: 1146

The Super Lawyers Blog

The Super Lawyers Blog

Covers legal marketing and lawyer rankings. By Bill White.

http://blog.superlawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1240

Rainmaking Club: Law Firm…

Rainmaking Club: Law Firm Marketing & Litigation Support Marketing

Features business development, rainmaking and law firm marketing techniques. By Margaret Grisdela.

http://www.rainmakingclub.com/
  • Apr 7

    How to Restart a Legal Marketing Campaign

    How to Restart a Legal Marketing Campaign
    Guilty is not only a jury verdict. It is how I feel, as a legal marketing consultant who has let blog posts and other marketing initiatives slide in a recent rush of client work. Of course, it is good to be busy. But a marketer with no…
  • Jan 7

    Florida Personal Injury Law Firm Sues The Florida Bar over Attorney Advertising Rule

    Florida Personal Injury Law Firm Sues The Florida Bar over Attorney Advertising Rule
    New Florida attorney advertising guidelines that took effect on May 1, 2013 violate the First Amendment and are unconstitutionally vague, according to allegations made in a federal lawsuit by the personal injury law firm of Searcy Denney…
  • Dec 19

    Five Legal Marketing Strategies for 2014 Succe

    Five Legal Marketing Strategies for 2014 Succe
    As the New Year approaches, law firms that bring a fresh, disciplined approach to 2014 business development campaigns will be the most likely to succeed. Here are five recommendations to jump start your law firm marketing efforts in…
Rank this Week: 1247

LawyerSuccess.com Blog

LawyerSuccess.com Blog

Provides law firm marketing tips, articles and news.

http://lawyersuccess.com/blog/
  • Apr 15

    5 Law Firm Best Practices For Facebook That Can Increase Page Activity

    5 Law Firm Best Practices For Facebook That Can Increase Page Activity
    Facebook, as a platform, loves activity, and they provide you with real estate when you establish your page. There are elements of the page that you can control. Learning to maximize these elements and make the most of the real estate can…
  • Mar 24

    Lawyer Website SEO – Top 10 Tip

    Lawyer Website SEO – Top 10 Tip
    Search engine optimization (SEO) is designed to increase visibility for lawyers’ websites and make your Internet brand easier to locate by legal consumers. Here are the tried-and-true Top-10 for lawyers’ websites: Legal content.…
  • Mar 20

    Internet Branding For Lawyer

    Internet Branding For Lawyer
    The practice of law and maintaining a legal office is plenty to keep any lawyer busy without adding a lawyer website to the load. Right? Actually, a lawyer website is intended to make your life easier, not invoke the “all work and no…
Rank this Week: 1261

Legal Marketing Blog

Legal Marketing Blog

A blog dedicated to lawyer marketing in any size firm. Published by Tom Kane of Tom Kane Consulting, Inc.

http://www.legalmarketingblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Turn down clients? Are you nuts!

    Turn down clients? Are you nuts!
    In response to that question in these economic times, some (if not many) lawyers might say that you would be nuts to turn down any work that comes across the transom. Well, wrong answer IMHO. I would argue that you’re nuts if you don’t…
  • Aug 31

    Social Media: The Cure for Institutional Marketing Mentality?

    Social Media: The Cure for Institutional Marketing Mentality?
    In the early days of legal marketing (oh say 1986) most lawyers were not the least bit interested in the subject.  In fact, the “M” word was an anathema.  When it became acceptable to some law firms, individual marketing efforts were…
  • Aug 22

    2 Important PR Tip

    2 Important PR Tip
    Don’t be a snob, and all PR needs to be personal. That’s it. Okay, maybe a bit more detail is warranted. The first tip: don’t treat a reporter from an unfamiliar publication as someone to shun, since you may regret it one day when he or…
Rank this Week: 1309

On Legal Marketing

On Legal Marketing

Covers content marketing, legal research and law firm marketing. By JD Supra.

http://scoop.jdsupra.com/
  • Mar 13

    With @MimesisWebTV Former @BloombergLaw Host Lee Pacchia Brings Video to the Legal Profession

    With @MimesisWebTV Former @BloombergLaw Host Lee Pacchia Brings Video to the Legal Profession
    [Link: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms] Former lawyer, producer, and WebTV host Lee Pacchia helped build the multimedia team at Bloomberg Law. Over the course of several years, he produced hundreds of video and…
  • Mar 6

    Most-Viewed on JD Supra

    Most-Viewed on JD Supra
    From startup needs to SCOTUS cases in 2014, here’s a look at what captured reader attention last month on JD Supra. Takeaways? Several – and here’s one: if you’re a JD Supra contributor and get a call to participate in…
  • Feb 11

    Most-Viewed on JD Supra

    Most-Viewed on JD Supra
      For your reference, here’s a quick recap of some of the most well-read articles on JD Supra for the first month of 2014. A quick scan of the list shows that there was a lot on your minds in snowy January, from Sherlock…
Rank this Week: 1406

Law Firm Marketing &…

Law Firm Marketing & Management Systems

Covers rainmaking and marketing systems for small law firms. By Mina Sirkin.

http://lawmarketingsystems.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Jan 4

    Family Law Visitation and Custody Lawyer

    Family Law Visitation and Custody Lawyer
    Family Law Visitation and Custody Lawyers Family law visitation and custody require diligent family lawyers. At Sirkin & Sirkin, we can assist you in obtaining child custody or family visitation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 10

    Jackson v. AEG: Mina Sirkin quoted in Rollingstone

    Jackson v. AEG: Mina Sirkin quoted in Rollingstone
    Rollingstone quotes Mina Sirkin re Jackson v. AEG By Steve Knopper April 10, 2013 11:05 AM ET "The latest super-trial involving Michael Jackson will hinge on a few key questions: Did executives from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Sep 10

    Conservatorship Los Angeles: How to Apply for Conservatorships in Los Angele

    Conservatorship Los Angeles: How to Apply for Conservatorships in Los Angele
    Los Angeles Conservatorship Attorney, Mina Sirkin advises clients regarding Conservatorship and Guardianship procedures and requirements. Applying for appointment as a Conservator begins with a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 1407

The Legal Watercooler

The Legal Watercooler

Covers legal marketing and legal industry developments.

http://legalwatercoolerblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    Mind your (techie) manner

    Mind your (techie) manner
    Thank God the elections are over. I survived my first camping (IN A TENT) trip with the Girl Scouts at Camporee! Nuts & Magazine sales are on for Girl Scouts. Not to mention the Mixed Bag Design fundraiser at our school, which ended on…
  • Oct 16

    Lawyers just wanna have fun!

    Lawyers just wanna have fun!
    Hey, those krazy (with a k) lawyers over at Allen Matkins are at it again … grab a cup of coffee and turn the volume up!   My question is this: “Adam Stock, how the hell did you get them to do this?&#
  • Oct 1

    It’s TED, LMA-LA Style

    It’s TED, LMA-LA Style
    For most of the week last week I was at the Legal Marketing Association‘s Board of Directors’ & Leaders’ meeting, preparing for a busy 2013 with our incoming leadership teams. As such, I missed the 10th Annual LMA-LA Continuing…
Rank this Week: 1469

PracticaLegal: Solo Marketing…

PracticaLegal: Solo Marketing Legal

Covers legal marketing for Spanish readers.

http://practicalegal.blogs.com/my_weblog/
  • Jan 23

    Apreciados por encargo del Doctor Ivan…

    Apreciados por encargo del Doctor Ivan Cavero, se informa que este blog ha quedado suspendido indefinidamente. Razones: Tiempo sufuciente para actualizar el blog. Muchos saludos desde ICP Firma Legal Tatiana Farfan Este es sólo un…
  • Oct 18

    Reinicio de actividades en este Blog

    Reinicio de actividades en este Blog
    Apreciados lectores y amigos, con mucho entusiasmo y energía quería anunciar que este blog levanta su suspension. La RAZON: Recientemente he firmado un acuerdo con la más importante editorial en temas legales del Perú, quien ha decidido…
  • Jul 5

    Suspensión de este Blog

    Suspensión de este Blog
    Apreciados lectores, con mucho lamento tengo que anunciar que este blog se suspenderá indefinidamente. Razones: Mi práctica del Derecho ha crecido y desarrollado. Por ello, lamento no poder dedicarle más tiempo a la divulgación de mejores…
Rank this Week: 1500

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Covers legal marketing, risk management, client service and social media. By Lindsay Griffiths.

http://www.zenlegalnetworking.com
  • Apr 23

    Best Practices in Effective Conference Networking: Don't Skip Anything

    Best Practices in Effective Conference Networking: Don't Skip Anything
    I've done a number of posts here recently on best practices for networking and relationship-building at conferences, and you may remember that I've said, more than once, how important it is to avoid your room at all costs.  But there's a…
  • Apr 22

    Two for Tuesdays: Thought Leaders to Follow

    Two for Tuesdays: Thought Leaders to Follow
    We're switching it up here again on our Two for Tuesdays, and instead of bringing you tips today, I'm bringing you two thought leaders in the legal industry to pay attention to!  Thought Leader One: Tim Corcoran, Corcoran Consulting…
  • Apr 21

    Cinnamon Buns & Leadership - Lessons for Legal Marketers & Lawyer

    Cinnamon Buns & Leadership - Lessons for Legal Marketers & Lawyer
    Ask anyone what they thought the most memorable session of the recent LMA conference was, and I'm sure they'll tell you, "Kat Cole's keynote." Kat (@KatColeATL) is the President of Cinnabon, Inc., and although more than one person was heard…
Rank this Week: 1518

American Academy of Estate…

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Provides legal marketing and estate planning legal updates.

http://www.aaepa.com/blog/
  • Jan 8

    Downton Abbey Demonstrates Importance of Estate Planning

    Downton Abbey Demonstrates Importance of Estate Planning
    The Season 4 premiere of Downton Abbey aired in the U.S. this week on PBS. (The series is produced in England and Season 4 aired in the U.K. in 2013.) Downton Abbey is a series about a fictional aristocratic family living on an estate in the…
  • Jan 6

    Role Reversal: Discussing Estate Planning With Aging Parent

    Role Reversal: Discussing Estate Planning With Aging Parent
    The parent-child relationship is pretty well defined. Children generally don’t advise their parents. It’s the other way around. However, this dynamic can shift as parents get older and children become adults. This becomes…
  • Jan 3

    7 Tactics for Improving Your Law Firm’s Local Search Ranking

    7 Tactics for Improving Your Law Firm’s Local Search Ranking
    According to Google, 97% of consumers search online for local businesses. As an attorney looking for local clients, local SEO should be part of your online marketing strategy. When your prospects perform an online search, the results are…
Rank this Week: 1546

Business Development

Business Development

Thoughts, observation, commentary and notes on the field of business develoment and marketing for law firms. By Peter Darling.

http://peterdarling.typepad.com/business_development/
  • Aug 26

    It's All About Timing

    It's All About Timing
    Business development is all about three things -- relationships, value and timing. Today, we're going to discuss timing.
  • Aug 21

    Test them

    Test them
    The key to successful business development isn't simply hearing the word "yes". It's hearing it fast. You need to know, quickly, whether someone you're in discussions with is serious about doing business, or whether they're not. If they're…
  • Feb 4

    A Great Site, Perfectly Executed, and a Great Site, Very Badly Executed

    A Great Site, Perfectly Executed, and a Great Site, Very Badly Executed
    Take a look at these two sites:www.mofo.comThe new Morrison & Foerster site. Beautifully designed (I'm amazed a big law firm let something so beautiful, striking, modern and designed actually get built), well-written, organized, everything.…
Rank this Week: 1661

Blogation - Search Engine…

Blogation - Search Engine Marketing Thoughts

Google AdWord, Yahoo Search Marketing (Overture) analysis, and affiliate marketing tips. From David Rodnitzky.

http://www.blogation.net/
  • Nov 22

    Happy Thanksgiving! See y’all Monday

    Happy Thanksgiving! See y’all Monday
    Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at PPC Associates! We’ll be back and blogging on Monday, but until then, enjoy your feasts and football (go Pats!) and family time…and good luck with Black Friday! - Hillary Read
  • Nov 21

    Close the Loop on Lead Gen

    Close the Loop on Lead Gen
    Today’s post is by Account Manager Kevin Neifach, an unabashed Cubs fan and University of Iowa grad who has worked in online marketing since 2009. 
  • Nov 20

    A Guide to Negative Keyword

    A Guide to Negative Keyword
    Today’s post is by Account Associate Bailey Lau, a recent UC-San Diego grad who loves playing softball and football and fueling herself by finding new places to eat. When using broad, broad match modifier, or phrase match keywords, you are…
Rank this Week: 1742

Legal Internet Marketing Blog

Legal Internet Marketing Blog

Covers client development, SEO and legal marketing. By SLS Consulting

http://www.legalinternetmarketingblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Can You Make Your “Boring” Company Feel Exciting Online?

    Can You Make Your “Boring” Company Feel Exciting Online?
    Often, it seems as if the brands that get the most attention for their marketing campaigns are the ones that have an exciting product to sell. This can make many companies feel negative about their own marketing campaigns and the way they…
  • Aug 16

    Taking Full Advantage of Your Company’s Presence on Social Media Site

    Taking Full Advantage of Your Company’s Presence on Social Media Site
    Every company with at least an interest in having a social media presence has put their brand online in at least one of the major social networking sites. While these businesses will not make nearly as much of an impact as those that…
  • Jul 16

    What is Social Media Marketing?

    What is Social Media Marketing?
    For most people, the phrase “social media marketing” conjures up images of Facebook likes and retweets. However, social media marketing is about more than just how popular you are on social media sites. Anyone who tells you…
Rank this Week: 1745

Passion, People and Principles

Passion, People and Principles

Covers strategy, management and client relations. By David Maister.

http://davidmaister.com/blog
  • Jan 5

    Farewell and Thank

    Farewell and Thank
    After nearly 30 years of advising and writing about professional services, I have decided to retire. I no longer plan to consult, speak or write.A wonderful way to mark this decision happened last month (December 2009) when the Association of…
  • Jun 13

    Suspension of Blog

    Suspension of Blog
    I’m going to stop blogging for a while – at least taking the summer off.If you’d like to be notified if and when I return to regular blogging, just add your name to my email list (www.davidmaister.com/subscriptions ) and I’ll send you…
  • Jun 11

    Being a Happy and Successful Lawyer

    Being a Happy and Successful Lawyer
    Stephen C. Ellis is the managing partner at the law firm of Tucker, Ellis & West.What follows is the commencement address he gave at Case Western reserve School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio on May 19, 2008. The title of his remarks is "On Being…
Rank this Week: 1778

Social Media, Esq.

Social Media, Esq.

Covers social media for legal professionals. By Tyson B. Snow.

http://www.socialmediaesq.com/
  • Aug 19

    20 Interesting Facts About Twitter – Infographic

    20 Interesting Facts About Twitter – Infographic
    Okay, this technically does not have much to do with the law. But if you stop and think for a minute, this type of information illustrates the ever increasing prevalence of social media use in our lives. Given these statistics, it is hardly…
  • Aug 18

    Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

    Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
    This will be a short post because I am in the middle of several patent infringement cases (some of which involve aspects of social media–yay!). I was recently given an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale. For those who are not ……
  • Jun 13

    Trademark Infringement Statutes: Mind Your T’s and M’

    Trademark Infringement Statutes: Mind Your T’s and M’
    The proliferation of social media has resulted in a similar (although not nearly as vast) proliferation of trademark infringement and trademark infringement lawsuits. And while parties may bring claims for “common law” trademark…
Rank this Week: 1801

Bibliolex

Bibliolex

Cover legal marketing. In Spanish.

http://bibliolex.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1821

Lawyers Get Social

Lawyers Get Social

Covers trends and ethical issues for lawyers engaging in social networking. By Randy Wilson.

http://lawyersgetsocial.com/
  • Jan 8

    Changes in 2014!

    Changes in 2014!
    My perspective has broadened beyond attorneys in the past year and I will discontinuing, “Lawyers Get Social,” to reflect these new developments.  I have learned much from this effort and appreciate my loyal readers!
  • Dec 9

    Pitching a Prospect: Learn about their Busine

    Pitching a Prospect: Learn about their Busine
    Attorneys are very comfortable talking about legal issues.  However, if you are going to a mid-size or even larger company, they are unlikely to have a dedicated attorney.  Some kinds of businesses will have an attorney early on…
  • Nov 25

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    No blogging this week.  I will be back on Dec. 2nd. Enjoy all!
Rank this Week: 1824