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It’s time for another edition of Justia Ask A Lawyer by the Numbers! We took a look at the data for our free question-and-answer forum in the second quarter this year and are back to share insights with all of you. Check out this post to learn more.
Justia Ask A Lawyer is our free forum where consumers can seek real answers to basic legal questions directly from licensed attorneys! The platform connects individuals with legal questions to knowledgeable lawyers.
All users need to do is anonymously submit their questions. Then, lawyers in our directory can provide a basic answer that helps the user better understand the law. Moreover, these questions and attorney-submitted answers remain accessible to the public on the Justia website, presenting lawyers with a unique marketing opportunity to showcase their knowledge while also providing an invaluable resource to future Justia visitors.
Curious to learn more about the queries received on Justia Ask A Lawyer and the attorneys who participate? Keep reading this post for insights into our usage data from April 1, 2023-June 30, 2023.
Which Practice Areas Receive the Most Questions?
People seeking information on Justia Ask A Lawyer can choose from over 75 different practice areas when categorizing their queries, helping them to better connect with lawyers who have knowledge and experience relevant to their legal questions.
While the forum regularly receives questions across our various practice areas, these five were the most active in the second quarter of 2023: family law, criminal law, real estate law, landlord-tenant law, and divorce.
Which States Submit the Most Questions?
The questions received on Justia Ask A Lawyer come from people across the nation! Wondering which states were most active last quarter?
Which Are the Most Active Practice Areas in Each State?
Justia Ask A Lawyer users across the United States have questions across practice areas. The chart below illustrates which practice areas in each state received the most questions from our users between April 1 and June 30 this year:
What Are the Most Searched Terms on Justia Ask A Lawyer?
Many Justia Ask A Lawyer users simply browse the previously submitted questions and answers on our platform rather than submitting a new question. This means participating lawyers are able to reach many more users beyond the person who originally submitted a question.
The word cloud below illustrates 25 of the most frequently searched terms and phrases on Justia Ask A Lawyer during the second quarter of this year.
Who Are the Most Active Attorneys on Justia Ask A Lawyer?
Justia Ask A Lawyer is made possible by the lawyers who take time out of their busy schedules to answer our users’ questions. While numerous attorneys answer questions via the Justia Ask A Lawyer platform, these 10 lawyers went above and beyond and were some of the most active attorneys last quarter: James Arrasmith, John Michael Frick, Tim Akpinar, Anthony M. Avery, Timothy Denison, Maurice Mandel II, Joel Gary Selik, Terrence H. Thorgaard, Robert Kane, and N’Kia.
Where Did Active Lawyers Attend Law School?
Most lawyers attend school for 7+ years after high school before becoming licensed attorneys. The lawyers actively participating on Justia Ask A Lawyer have attended institutions across the country! The law schools below led the way for the most active alumni on Justia Ask A Lawyer in the second quarter.
- University of Miami School of Law (Coral Gables, Florida)
- University of Baltimore School of Law (Baltimore, Maryland)
- Chicago-Kent College of Law (Chicago, Illinois)
- Brooklyn Law School (Brooklyn, New York)
- Indiana University, Robert McKinney School of Law (Bloomington, Indiana)
- Willamette University College of Law (Salem, Oregon)
- Regent University School of Law (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
- University of Alabama School of Law (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
- Georgetown University Law Center (Washington D.C.)
- University of Oklahoma College of Law (Norman, Oklahoma)
Final Thoughts: Why Do You Care?
People are increasingly reliant on online information in today’s digital world. Question-and-answer forums like Justia Ask A Lawyer help connect digital information seekers with reliable legal information.
Are you ready to get started with marketing your practice while helping the general public? Take advantage of the opportunity to answer new questions waiting for your legal insights today.Related Posts
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