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ReInvent Law

The Reinvent Law Laboratory of Michigan State Law School is planning an event in Mountain View,  California on March 8, 2013. ReInventLaw Silicon Valley 2013 is a free and open public conference devoted to law, technology, innovation, and…
Dec 12, 2012

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Automation: Are Lawyers Next?

Posted by Dave Banack on March 9, 2010 at 4:32pm 0 Comments

From the popular legal blog Concurring Opinions:



Chick Sexers to be Automated: Are Lawyers Next?



Here's the closing paragraph.
[T]his is a scary reminder for lawyers, especially the kind who dominate the profession (i.e., transactional attorneys), that professional judgment can sometimes be automated, and must never be complacent. The only thing that…
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Stay Away From Yodle

Posted by Richard Granat on February 21, 2010 at 10:46pm 0 Comments

Yodle is a marketing firm that claims that it can increase traffic to your site and phone calls to your law firm using its unique marketing methods.



Here is how it works: You establish a marketing budget with Yodle, usually around $1,000.00 a month. Yodle creates a mirror of your web site, creates a relevent key word list, and then strategically uses your advertising dollars on Google and about a dozen local search engines to drive traffic and… Continue

Law Firm Matching Services; Ethical Rules That Govern Legal Referral

Posted by Richard Granat on February 3, 2010 at 2:52pm 0 Comments

Internet-based law firm matching services which seek to match clients with attorneys are evolving as a new form of advertising medium. Prospective clients describe their problem on a confidential basis and lawyers who have enrolled in the site have the opportunity to make a proposal to the client or are connected to the client through the matching service. Fees for the law firm to be listed vary by type of case and by the matching service.



The oldest and largest service in the legal… Continue

Law Firm Directories, Law Firm Marketing, and AVVO

Posted by Richard Granat on December 21, 2009 at 1:53pm 2 Comments

I am often asked whether law firm directories are an effective way to advertise a law firm's services. The answer of course, depends on the particular directory. For law firm's just starting their internet advertising programs, and which have little visibility on the search engines, a law firm directory could be a good short cut for consumers to find your web site.



However, you always have to compare the cost of spending money to advertising directly on Google using… Continue

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ReInvent Law

The Reinvent Law Laboratory of Michigan State Law School is planning an event in Mountain View,  California on March 8, 2013.

ReInventLaw Silicon Valley 2013 is a free and open public conference devoted to law, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the legal services industry.

Anyone interested in the future of law or technology or…

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Created by Richard Granat Dec 12, 2012 at 10:32am. Last updated by Richard Granat Dec 12, 2012.

Law Practice Technology Online



Law Practice Technology Today is the EZINE of the Law Practice Technology Section of the American Bar Association. It is an excellent resource for learning about current issues in law firm technology, marketing legal services on line, and other law firm management issues.



You can access the July, 2010 issue by clicking on this link:…

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