fbpx

Facebook

This is the first of my posts about Facebook and integrating social media with your website.  Yours truly is the guinea pig here, and since I am a total newbie to Facebook,  I want to get as much useful information as I can before diving into that pool/raging river/maelstrom or whatever. As you might suspect […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Avvo is a free online directory of lawyers that the public can use to search by state and practice area. You may be asking yourself, isn’t that basically the business White Pages, or the bar association’s Find-A-Lawyer directory, or Martindale-Hubbell revisited? Pretty much. A lawyer’s Avvo profile is essentially an online résumé or portfolio that […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Just saying the words “legal blog” brings shudders about boring readings from long forgotten law school. I should know, I’ve been writing a blog for almost four years with fans who have taken the time to let me know what they think about it. I’ve become an expert on boring my readers with information that […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

In Part 1 of this series we explored the necessity of embracing social media while not losing sight of an attorney’s ethical obligations.  We discussed the need to put a thoughtful online plan in place and explored some of the risks of participating in social networks.  In Part 2 of this series we’ll explore ways […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

The Code of Professional Responsibility, Rule 1.1 Competence provides, “A lawyer shall provide competent representation to a client.  Competent representation requires the legal knowledge, skill, thoroughness and preparation reasonably necessary for the representation.”  Comments to Rule 1.1 provide, in part, “Competent handling of a particular matter includes inquiry into and analysis of the factual and […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

I attended the very interesting and informative CLE, Social Media for Lawyers, by Lawyers, on May 17  at the CBA. I wanted to share some thoughts about this CLE with the blog community, perhaps as a wake-up call for those of you wondering about the inevitable. No, not the end of the world, that was […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }