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Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls
of an Unpaid Internship Program

Many employers bring interns on board during the summer months to provide training and experience to people who are new to their industries, cultivate future employees, and build strong relationships […]

How to Become A Local SEO Superhero

In a world full of social media and review sites, there are only a select few who can rank on page one. We invite you to learn the secrets to […]

Is Having A Top Domain Name A Right
Fit For Your Practice?

TLDs, or top-level domains, are an important decision for your attorney brand. The type of TLD influences how consumers perceive you and your firm. In the past few years, just […]

Lawyer Marketing – Why Your Brand Matters

Just what the heck is a “brand” and why does “branding” matter for lawyers? These are important questions and there’s a lot of misinformation out there, so let’s dive in: […]

Two-Factor Authentication: A Password Evolution

Why do we need passwords? They are ubiquitous and in our faces all day. I log in on 200 to 300 websites, routers, firewalls, computers and phones during an average […]

Better Invoicing Can Improve your Bottom Line:
7 Tips for Law Firm Billing Management

  Managing a legal practice can be very stressful and time-consuming.   As an attorney, you likely would rather spend your working time practicing law. The time capture, accounting, invoicing and […]

Adding SSL to Your Attorney Website: 5 Things You Need To Know

Google announced in 2014[1] that it would be using SSL as a ranking factor in search. In other words that means if you have a security certificate applied to your […]

How Media Relations Is Like Online Dating

We frequently talk to lawyers and law firms that want to be quoted in newspaper and magazine articles as well as interviewed on radio and television. Media relations is a […]

“Legal Asylum: A Comedy” – A Hilarious Satire of the Cutthroat World of Law Schools

Legal Asylum: A Comedy is a very funny book. Written by Stanford Law Professor Paul Goldstein, it’s a hilarious takedown of the lengths to which a law school will go […]

Practice Management

Best Practices for
Working with Interpreters

No matter how many languages you speak fluently, at some point in your legal career you will likely encounter a client, an adverse party, or a witness who prefers a […]

Is There a Hole in Your
Business Development Funnel?

Let’s talk business development for a moment. Question: What happens when you give out a business card at an industry function? What happens when somebody refers you to a friend […]

5 Key Words to Avoid in Contract Drafting

Plain English is always preferred in legal writing, especially when it comes to drafting contracts. Using plain English gives clarity of thought, accuracy and avoids ambiguity. Courts mainly decipher the […]

How to Avoid Employee Wage Claims

Employee wage claims are no fun, but they must be taken seriously as it may be costly. You will find yourself asking “How could this happen to me?” The truth […]

Understanding the Legal
Risks of Cloud Computing

Understanding the Legal Risks of Cloud Computing Cloud computing can bring efficiency and mobility to your legal practice but it can also expose you to new risks. Only by understanding […]

Should Firms Focus on “Commodity” Services or Higher Value Work?

Commoditized services or high value work… which should be the primary focus for law firms? Lately, the legal industry’s enthusiastic spectators have been engaging in a vigorous argument over contrasting […]

Legal Marketing

Google Home Services Launches for
Tradesmen And Lawyers May Be Next

Google is now rating plumbers and locksmiths in San Francisco, under the name Google Home Services. Will there be a Google Legal Services directory next? Dan Jaffe, CEO of LawLytics, raises the point […]

The Best Rainmaking Exercise
Is To Exercise (Literally)

Two embarrassing admissions: First, I am writing this because I really need it, probably more than a lot of the readers. Second, I am publicly declaring that today I am […]

Organizing Your Website to Maximize Your SEO

Organizing Your Website to Maximize Your SEO Organizing the information on the web is Google’s mission. Other search engines have similar goals. Despite having really smart engineers, thousands of person-hours […]

Why Attorneys Absolutely Need
Responsive Websites for their Practice

Responsive design really exploded in 2013. But it wasn’t a here today, gone tomorrow trend: it’s here to stay, and it’s important for attorney websites. Responsive design has been the […]

The 10-Step Blueprint for
Hyper Local Legal Marketing

Law firms that focus on specific geographical regions know the power of local marketing. It’s logical—put your marketing in front of the people who are most likely to hire your […]

Successful Local Search Strategies
for Your Law Firm

Local SEO (and especially local citations) are extremely important for lawyers. That is because most of the time potential clients are local and going to the internet to research and […]