Lawyers who are already taking advantage of lawyer directories as a way of marketing themselves to broader audiences are already a step ahead the rest. With a little bit of time and effort, lawyers can make even better use of these online directories by updating their profiles with some basic information to increase their visibility and the likelihood of being contacted by prospective clients.
Hi Friends, Justia and the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School have been building a lawyer directory the last few months to help individuals, families and businesses find lawyers and legal service organizations. (See the Justia Lawyer Directory and the LII Lawyer Directory). We are happy to announce that this project will be moving [...]
Hi Friends, A class action law suit was filed today against Avvo. You can get more information from LexBlog’s Kevin O’Keefe’s blog and/or read the complaint. Kevin has some additional commentary and resources about the case, so news.justia.com (which is in pre-alpha). The complaint and other case documents, as they are filed, can be found [...]
Hi Friends, LexBlog‘s Kevin O’Keefe called it…. Avvo is live. Nice clean graphics and fonts that look like Google Analytics (bold Arial). The focus is on the attorney, not the law firm, and listings are free. There will be additional advertising and featured placements for law firms to purchase in the future. Key features:From what [...]
Hi Friends, There is a mention on LexBlog‘s Kevin O’Keefe’s Blog that Avvo may release their site tomorrow. Currently neither TechCrunch Attorney Michael Arrington nor ValleyWag has info on the new Avvo site… yet… so confirmation is a leak away. We may even need to wait until the press conference, press release (and launch party) [...]
Hi Friends, Nolo released their lawyer directory a few months ago to a few select San Francisco Bay Area counties, but they have now begun to release it across the country, starting with the West coast (California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah). Because I know it will be the most interesting link to law firms…. Here [...]
Hi Friends, A new Pew Internet study shows that search engines are now being used by even more Americans. Here is a quick summary from the report. 60 million American adults are using search engines on a typical day. From June 2004 to September 2005 use of search engines on a typical day has risen [...]