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Digest for Week of May 10th, 2016

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Law Firm 'Emotional Training': New Age Music, Yoga, Scented Candles?

May 9, 2016
Are you tired of your BigLaw boss's spittle flying across the room and hitting you in the face? Are getting tired of the tension at the office that's so thick you can practically cut it with a knife? Are you...
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Personal Injury Lawyers Set Their Sights on Snapchat

May 9, 2016
Personal injury attorneys are showing a strong interest in Snapchat, the instant messaging app -- particularly in the app's filters. No, it's not because lawyers want to transform their face into a dog or use geofilters and location tags....
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New Trend? Discounted Rates for Female-Led Companies

May 5, 2016
The technology startup world is known for being male-dominated. A survey by TechCrunch found that in 2014, only 18 percent of startups had a female founder, up from less than 10 percent in 2009. One law firm is trying...
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Students Are Suing Their (Private) Schools More Than Ever

May 5, 2016
Litigation against schools is nothing new. A dispute over school funding in Kansas, for example, has been going on for 27 years -- and it's currently threatening to upend the state's school system. The classic civil rights triumph, Brown...
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Do Solo Lawyers Need Malpractice Insurance?

May 4, 2016
If you're a solo attorney, the thought of malpractice insurance has no doubt crossed your mind. It's definitely not a bad idea. But before you purchase insurance from the first carrier that you find, you may want to keep your...
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6 Top Tips for Law Firms Looking to Grow

May 3, 2016
Growth is good. But how do you go about it? You could take in more clients, bring on higher-paying clients, or make more efficient use of the resources you already have. To help you out, here are our top...
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Tools of the Trade

The Mobile Lawyer: New on the Scene, Always in Demand
May 6, 2016
There are a lot of stereotypes that seem to haunt lawyers, including an inability to adapt to the changing times. But a failure to adapt to marketplace changes can be a big business mistake, especially for the solo attorney. As...
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Could Blockchain Evidence Be Inadmissible?
May 5, 2016
Blockchain technology creates a virtually incorruptible, dispersed database of all transactions in a network. It's the technology that helped make Bitcoin a (relative) success, but it's often hailed as a potentially transformative technology in finance, business, and the law....
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Top 5 Unanswered Questions in Legal Tech
May 4, 2016
When it comes to law and technology, the future is wide open. Will artificial intelligence transform the practice of law? Will electronic surveillance mean that nothing can be truly confidential? Will you ever be able to find a password...
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13 Areas Where Social Media Is Shaping the Legal Practice
May 2, 2016
It's hard to overestimate the effects social media has had on our lives. Once upon a time, if you wanted to stay in touch with old friends, you had to give them a call -- or at least send...
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Lawyer Marketing

Capturing Online Reviews Made Easy By FindLaw
May 9, 2016

Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart once famously said, “There’s only one boss. The customer.” That maxim is as true for a retail giant like Wal-Mart Read more…

The post Capturing Online Reviews Made Easy By FindLaw appeared first on Lawyer Marketing.

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FindLaw Online Advertising Earns Google Recognition
May 6, 2016

Have you heard the news? FindLaw has been selected as a Google AdWords™ Premier SMB Partner. This is a big deal for us, and a Read more…

The post FindLaw Online Advertising Earns Google Recognition appeared first on Lawyer Marketing.

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Tapping Into The Power of Legal Directories
May 4, 2016

What were your first steps when you started promoting your law practice? Did you get your LinkedIn profile up to speed? Set up an account Read more…

The post Tapping Into The Power of Legal Directories appeared first on Lawyer Marketing.

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