Ballooning your law firm's clientele by leaping into LinkedIn
Posted on 09-15-2014 by Chad Troyan

Photo Credit: scyther5 / Shutterstock.com In the age of technology we have seen the growth of social media's presence in each of our daily lives. Some people see this as a problem- they believe people are too "wired". One site that has been highly-valued over the recent years is LinkedIn... Read More

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile: A How-To Cheat Sheet
Posted on 04-03-2014 by Tracie Morris

Keeping a career profile up to date in the digital age is hard work, and a mountain of information is available via the web, but what information is the best for you? One method that can help you achieve the greatest bang for your buck, is to create and optimize your LinkedIn profile. This cheat sheet... Read More

Put your best face forward: 9 LinkedIn profile photo pitfalls
Posted on 04-23-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The job market has changed. The day and age where physical resumes held the most leverage in getting discovered has passed, and today, most (if not all) recruiters scour the internet seeking out the best candidate for open positions. In today’s digital marketplace, a well-written resume is just... Read More

Facebook Discovery On Equal Footing With Other Discovery?
Posted on 01-22-2016 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Andrew T. Solomon Are private Facebook postings entitled to more stringent protections from civil discovery? A significant string of New York Appellate Division decisions seemed to suggest that they are.[1] But a divided... Read More

Trick or Treat? Will Our Next Supreme Court Justice be on Twitter?
Posted on 10-22-2015 by Tracie Morris

“Why should only lawyers have access to the judges? Why shouldn’t the people?” Judge Stephen Dillard of the Court of Appeals for Georgia recently posed these questions during a recent podcast interview with the Lawyerist . As the second decade of the Roberts Court begins, it’s... Read More

20 Attorneys Killing It On Twitter & The Tweets They Share via Law360 #sociallawyering
Posted on 09-18-2015 by Tracie Morris

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Lisa Ryan. Some attorneys have figured out how to use their Twitter accounts to build their personal brand and network with peers and prospective clients, while also pumping out tweet after tweet of legal insight and hilarious... Read More

Beating back big law in the social economy: 5 small law tactics #sociallawyering
Posted on 09-11-2015 by Jared Banz

Living in a world engulfed by technology has its’ pros and its’ cons. While you may be able to get some things accomplished quicker, other tasks have become muddied. For example, mobile advertising. The rules that surround this are not black and white all the time which can cause some to... Read More

10 buzzwords that'll spoil your LinkedIn profile #SocialLawyering
Posted on 08-07-2015 by Chad Troyan

When sending out resumes for potential jobs, we all hope our resumes stand out. We scour the dictionary looking for words that catch our eye. While this sounds promising, the result is quite bland because the truth is we all use the same buzzwords in our resume. According to Fast Company here are 10... Read More

Social Media: 5 Land Mines Every Lawyer Should Avoid [via Law360] #SocialLawyering
Posted on 08-07-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Keith Goldberg . Social media contains plenty of opportunities for attorneys to boost their profile, and ultimately, their business. It also contains plenty of potential land mines that can derail a career. The latest lawyer... Read More

Optimizing Your Firm's Digital Footprint via Twitter: 5 tips #sociallawyering
Posted on 06-26-2015 by Tracie Morris

It is never a bad thing to show up in Google’s top search results. But how can you maximize your digital footprint by using Twitter? Twitter provides an opportunity for your blog, website, and even your profile to be ranked with authority by Google. The following tips are fundamental things that... Read More

Etiquette rules for the social law firm: 9 ways to be courteous #sociallawyering
Posted on 06-12-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Growing up, many of us were probably taught some sort of dining etiquette. Nowadays there is etiquette for almost everything, including social media. According to Hootsuite , here are 9 social media rules for social law firms. 1. Always keep your target audience in mind Be aware of what kind... Read More

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Footprint: 8 Critical Tips For Your Career Success [Infographic] #SocialLawyering
Posted on 06-12-2015 by Tracie Morris

Keeping a career profile up to date in the digital age is hard work. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile is one method that can help you achieve the greatest bang for your buck. I created the below Infographic as a cheat sheet to help optimize your LinkedIn profile. For those proficient LinkedIn users... Read More

4 steps for crafting your law firm/website bio [infographic] #sociallawyering
Posted on 05-29-2015 by Tracie Morris

So you just created a website for your law firm and not sure where to start. The first place to start is creating your bio. Not sure how to make a good bio, here are 4 steps thanks to JDSupra : Read More

4 ethical sins of a social media lawyer #sociallawyering
Posted on 05-15-2015 by Tracie Morris

Social media presents us with many pros and cons, especially for lawyers. According to AttorneyAtWork , here are the 4 ethical sins of a social media lawyer: 1. Solicitation Once you ask someone to contact you or visit your website, or invite them to become clients for monetary gain, you are soliciting... Read More

Driving Local Traffic: 6 Social Media Tips #sociallawyering
Posted on 04-10-2015 by Tracie Morris

Recently opened a law firm and looking to drive local traffic your way? According to Socialnomics , here are 6 social media tips to do so: 1. Local Business Review Sites Begin developing your local presence online by creating a Google My Business page. Follow this up by creating pages on websites... Read More