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The Rise of Alternative Fee Arrangements

Posted in Law Firm Development, Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm Websites
This post at LawMarketing.com sheds light on a hot topic right now: the legal billing system and the rise of alternative fee arrangements: Law firms are under increasing pressure from clients to reduce costs and justify expenditures, and alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) are rising to the challenge. While AFAs aren’t exactly a new concept to … Continue Reading

If You Want to Say You’re a Great Lawyer in Florida, You Gotta Prove It

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm Websites
Although today is April Fool’s Day, the latest ruling on lawyer advertising handed down by the Florida Supreme Court is no joke. Well, actually, it kinda is. But not in the way you’re thinking. Florida has long held the crown for some of the most convoluted and outdated advertising regulations for attorneys. So convoluted and outdated that … Continue Reading

Happy Easter!

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm Websites
Easter Island was named by its first European visitor, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, who landed on the island on Easter Sunday in 1722.  One of the most remote islands in the world, Easter Island is located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean and is most famous for its 887 monumental statues called moai, which were created … Continue Reading

Billing Lawsuit Another Black Eye for Legal Profession

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In yesterday’s New York Times DealBook column was an exposé of sorts on a lawsuit filed against DLA Piper by disgruntled client Adam Victor, CEO of TransGas Development Systems, for legal bill inflation after the law firm sued Victor for nonpayment. The particularly damning bits were extracts from emails of DLA Piper associates, including these … Continue Reading

LawMarketing.com Great How-To Resource For Legal Marketers

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Have you checked out LawMarketing.com yet? If not, you’re missing out on some great information that can help you put your legal marketing efforts into hyper-drive. Here’s a sample of the latest articles and videos from their home page: Law Firm Marketing Tips to Leveraging Web Content – Video Attorneys Are Falling Victim To These Common … Continue Reading

How to Run Your Law Firm From Your Smartphone

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm Websites
Isn’t technology great? There are so many superb business management applications available today – many for free – that it is entirely possible for one to manage their business from a smartphone, freeing you up for more revenue-generating activities. The infographic below from Entrepreneur details the top sellers in six critical business management categories — financial … Continue Reading

Ghastly or Great? New Service Allows Law Firm Clients to View Billing in Real-Time

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm Websites
A Forbes blog today unveiled a new tool that is being hailed as a great innovation in providing law firm clients transparency when it comes to their legal bills and strengthening the client-attorney relationship. But I can also hear many gasps of horror out there. The service is called Viewabill and works pretty much like … Continue Reading

The 5 Compelling Truths About Referrals

Posted in Law Firm Marketing, Law Firm Websites
Truth #1: People Make Referrals to Build Social Capital. Most people enjoy making referrals to their friends and associates as a way of building social capital. If you believe the way you practice law benefits your clients, then you shouldn’t feel uncomfortable about having clients refer you to others who may benefit as well. Truth #2: Mitigating Risk is … Continue Reading

On Valentine’s & Every Other Day, We Love Lawsuits

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I ran across this interesting infographic the other day that shows how much we as Americans love lawsuits: And because we love our readers, see our special offer below. Happy Valentine’s Day! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Get All the Law Firm Marketing Strategies You Need to Create A 7-figure Law Practice with Rainmaker In A Box: Volume 2! Newly … Continue Reading

8 Ways to Use Your Law Firm Website to Turn Browsers Into Buyers

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1. Position your firm as a specialist. When people search for attorneys online they have a specific problem (DUI, personal injury, etc) and they are searching for specific answers. If your firm has more than one practice area, the best practice is to have more than one website, especially if they have a very different clientele. … Continue Reading

Bankruptcy Lawyer Sees New Business from Participation in Online Legal Advice Forum

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My friend Larry Bodine (at right) recently interviewed Orange County bankruptcy attorney David L. Gibbs for his LawMarketing blog about the benefits Gibbs has received from participating on the Lawyers.com Ask a Lawyer forum; here is that interesting interview: LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®: Can you tell me about your law practice? Who are your typical clients and how does … Continue Reading