The use of social media by lawyers – including blogs and social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter – is continuing to increase, according to the annual technology survey conducted by the American Bar Association.
Guest blogging is a good way for small firm and solo lawyers to show their expertise and market their firm at the same time.
The American Bar Association recently released the results of its 2011 legal technology survey, which evaluated lawyers’ use of smartphones, tablets and software as a service, among other things.
Many attorneys and law firm marketers have sounded alarms that the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20 is examining legal ethics issues arising from lawyers’ use of Internet-based client development tools.
The Indiana Supreme Court has announced that it will use the social media site Twitter to share news about court-related events and new rulings.
Once your firm launches its blog, the inevitable question arises: who will write it?
One approach is to have a team of individuals handle the writing duties.
But as with any team sport, team blogging poses challenges.
Published: January 8, 2010
Tags: attorney advertising, billing, blogs, ethics, instant messaging, legal marketing, legal research, legal websites, metadata, technology, text messages, virtual law practice
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