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I recently did a presentation for a group of lawyers on marketing their practice on the internet, and I was surprised at how much resistance there was in the room. Only two of the lawyers present had a LinkedIn profile,... I recently did a presentation for a group of lawyers on marketing their...
Recently, when speaking with a group of lawyers about marketing on the internet, one lawyer said to me, “I’m afraid to enter into the world of social media because I think it will open the door to allow disgruntled clients... Recently, when speaking with a group...
Earlier this month, U.S. News and World Report had an article on Alternative Career Options for Lawyers. I can relate. After all, the website for my consulting practice, LawyerMeltdown.com, was born out of my own frustration and the frustration of... Earlier this month, U.S. News and World...
Earlier this month, Ross Fisher did a post on his Law Marketing blog about the 25 worst images on lawyer websites. I had to laugh when I saw his list, since I'm always trying to get lawyers to move away... Earlier this month, Ross Fisher did a post on his Law Marketing blog about the 25 worst...
The ABA Journal reported this week about an Iowa Supreme Court opinion regarding discipline of an attorney on allegations of misconduct including "trust account violations, misconduct surrounding fee agreements, the taking of fees, failure to satisfy a hospital lien with...The ABA Journal reported...
The May 2011 issue of Law Practice Today, titled, Law Practice Profitability: Not Worth Ignoring is now available, and it's packed with tips to help you make sense of your firm's finances. In Wisdom Through the Ages, George Leloudis compiles...The May 2011 issue of Law Practice Today, titled, Law...
On May 7, 2011, I had the privilege of attending the christening of a new naval destroyer, the USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112). The ship was named after the son of a local attorney whom I have known for years,... On May 7, 2011, I had the privilege of attending the christening of a new naval...
Last week I did two posts about the ABA Techshow, one focusing on blogs and social media and the other on websites. If you are a reader of the Lawyer Meltdown Newsletter, you also know that the April edition covered...Last week I did two posts about the ABA Techshow, one focusing on blogs and...
Last week I wrote about some of the sessions from this year's ABA Techshow on lawyer blogs and social media and websites. My third and final post about this year's techshow, covering some of the tools and tips highlighted at...Last week I wrote about some of the sessions from this year's ABA...
Earlier this week I wrote about the “social media 101” session I attended at this year’s ABA Techshow. Today’s post is about the session on websites presented by Bob Ambrogi and Steve Matthews. Web Content Bob Ambrogi started off his... Earlier this week I wrote about the “social media...