Tag: legal ethics
The Strangest Things Lawyers Have Tried to Bill For
My recent article for Lawyerist: The Strangest Things Lawyers Have Tried to Bill For
Internet Tools for Researching Opposing Counsel, Judges, and Juries
My recent article for Lawyerist: Internet Tools for Researching Opposing Counsel, Judges, and Juries This is the Second Part of a two-part series on Researching Judges, Juries, and Lawyers. Check out Part 1: The Dos and Don’ts of Researching Judges and Juries Online
Lawyer Videos That Pushed The Bar
My recent article for Lawyerist: Lawyer Videos That Push the Boundaries of Dignity and Good Taste
Deleting Your Website Can Come Back to Bite You in the Assets
My recent article for Lawyerist: Deleting Your Website Can Come Back to Bite You in the Assets
Beware of Mixing with Judges on Social Media
My recent Lawyerist article: Beware of Mixing with Judges on Social Media
Rebranding or Misappropriation?
My piece for HessConnect: When a former employee takes a law firm’s social media accounts with them is this rebranding or misappropriation? With their speed, convenience and efficiency, the blogs have become essential tools for most businesses. However, inappropriate use of a law firm’s internet social media accounts or blog can have serious consequences for … More Rebranding or Misappropriation?
Rapid Changes in Attorney Advertising Online: A Case to Watch
Blogging for HessConnect: “Even President Abraham Lincoln—who advertised his legal services as a lawyer in newspapers in the early 1850s—would run afoul of the state’s rules.” At least that’s what five named partners of Florida law firm Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley claim in a pending federal lawsuit against the Florida Bar. In Searcy … More Rapid Changes in Attorney Advertising Online: A Case to Watch
The Ethical Dilemma of LinkedIn Specialties, Skills, and Endorsements
My piece for HessConnect, which was also featured in the Foothills Bar Association of San Diego County Newsletter: Professional websites like LinkedIn can increase lawyers’ exposure and benefit their practices. With 187 million unique visitors each month, more than 68% of attorneys say they use LinkedIn to engage other professionals or potential clients. Even a widely … More The Ethical Dilemma of LinkedIn Specialties, Skills, and Endorsements
Is Your Law Firm’s Blog Commercial Speech?
My piece for HessConnect: In an environment of never-ending news cycles, minute-to-minute attention spans, intense competition for potential clients, and perpetual pressure for professional self-promotion, blogscan be an exceptional platform for lawyers or law firms to easily and immediately publish meaningful information that is both usable and digestible to viewers. New platforms – including blogs … More Is Your Law Firm’s Blog Commercial Speech?