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Legal Marketing Advice From Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog

Most lawyers dream of a successful practice in their area of choice/skill, the opportunity to handle interesting cases, and recognition as leaders in their field. Some lawyers understand that effective marketing plays a big role in achieving these goals – and others, as we’ve discussed in our “Why Lawyers Hate Marketing” series, don’t. Thomas Goldstein […]

Getting the RIGHT Seat at the Table

Buzzwords and trendy phrases are a part of legal marketing. Cross-selling, content, alternative fees, managing up, strategic planning and thought leadership are some current favorites. But buzzwords are only buzzy for so long – ideas have legs and longevity. Which is why I read with interest another recent article about “getting a seat at the table,” and realized […]

Five Tips For Making It Rain

Law360, one of my favorite resources for legal industry news and information, had an interesting article yesterday, titled “Five Tips For Making It Rain.” Featuring advice from successful rainmakers, the article frames the advice we’ve all heard (and given) in relatable, attorney-focused language.  Key points: Identify Networks Strategically Play to Your Personal Strengths Sell the […]

2013 Litigation Trends Survey

Have you checked your email this morning? Looked at any legal industry or legal marketing news feeds? Spoiler Alert: there’s a great sale going on somewhere, and, more importantly, AmLaw 100 firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP has released their 2013 Litigation Trends Survey Report. As legal marketers, we often coach attorneys to learn about what keeps […]

FreeSources: How to Become a Legal Industry Trend Expert

You’ve heard of Cool Hunters, right? They’re market researchers who (according to Wikipedia) “make observations and predictions in changes of new or existing cultural trends.” In other words, they get paid to hang out with teenagers to find out what band/trend/color/fashion will be the “next big thing”…so that their clients (often companies with operations around […]

Weekly Links: Freezing Friday

The current soundtrack to my life is the opening line of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,”  because, well…it’s not just cold, it’s FREEZING outside.  This frosty Friday, we’re highlighting our favorite ways to encourage attorneys to warm up to legal marketing. Legal Marketing As Professional Responsibility - Lawyerist Even Abraham Lincoln Had To Market - Lawyerist More Provocative Questions […]

MLF 50 Highlights Top Marketing Strategies in 2012

American Law Media’s Marketing the Law Firm (MLF) recently published its 2012 MLF 50 list, recognizing the most innovative law firm marketing departments in the U.S. According to feature stories about the top five firms on the list—Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, K&L Gates, Adams and Reese, McGuireWoods LLP (tied for No. 3), Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & […]

New Year’s Resolutions

More than two weeks into 2013, I’m pleased to report that I haven’t entirely abandoned my New Year’s Resolutions – fifteen days of being cheesecake-free! In addition to dessert-related goals, I’ve made some professional resolutions: I resolve to be more strategic in my thinking, to delegate responsibilities when appropriate, and to take a business writing […]

Seven Steps to Incredible Personal Productivity

At the moment, I’m attempting to distill my to do list into a weekly update for my boss.  It’s not going well.  Why?  Well, the items on the list fall under all sorts of categories: Five Minute Projects All-Encompassing Projects PR-related Projects Tight Deadline Projects Practice Development Projects Been-On-My-To-Do-List-Forever Projects Writing Projects Event Coordination Projects […]

Video Helped The Marketing Star

The buzz about using video on law firm websites has been growing for years.  Many have done it— some well…and some not so well. At a recent Virginia LMA Chapter program meeting, Intelligent Video Solutions’ Linda Orton explained that there are many uses for video in the legal marketing world. Video delivers a more engaging […]

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