Social media. It’s familiar territory for some lawyers, and a foreign world for others. Whether you are a social media veteran or have yet to test the waters, having a social media presence can benefit your firm in many ways. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and the like help you connect with people, keep up with current events, build a name and reputation for you and/or your firm, and reach an audience beyond your geographical range. Read more
Author Archives: Lucy Halse
Blogging for Lawyers
In the digital age, building an online presence is a must for lawyers and law firms.
For most lawyers, blogging is one of the easiest, fastest, and most effective ways to get in front of the digital audience. A short-term benefit is the instant exposure that you’ll get. Blogs (and the internet) transcend geographical boundaries, which means that your name will reach a wide audience. Blog consistently, and you will soon establish yourself as a thoughtful, expert attorney whose advice people value. A major advantage of blogging is that unlike paid advertisements, it brings potential clients to your site for free. Read more
Law Day: A Cause for Celebration
For many countries around the world, May 1st (or “May Day”) is one of the biggest holidays of the year. In some countries, it is a time to celebrate spring and warmer, longer days with festival and parades. In other locations, the day historically honors workers’ rights, and is marked with marches and protests. Read more
Best Cities for Young Lawyers
For young lawyers, spring is a time of transitions and new beginnings. Now that you passed the bar, how do you decide where to look for a job?
As with any profession, geographical location is an important factor. Do you want the 24/7 activity of NYC? Maybe laid-back California, with sun and surf, is more your style. History buffs will do well living and working in Washington, D.C. or Boston. Ski junkies who want to hit the slopes after a long day will be happy to hear that Denver – which has a sizeable legal community – welcomes fledgling lawyers. Read More