How can a solo attorney effectively use social media? In this edition of New Solo, host Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner out of Springfield, MA and Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Bar Association, welcomes Attorney Carolyn Elefant, to take a look at a solo practitioner’s unfair marketing advantage when it comes to social media. Carolyn talks about her book with Attorney Nicole Black, Social Media for Lawyers, The New Frontier, about why a new lawyer would want to invest resources in social media, how to find online potential clients and turn them into real world clients and ethical issues a practitioner should consider when using social media.
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In this edition of The Un-Billable Hour, host Attorney Rodney Dowell, Director of the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, will talk about the keys to operating a successful solo practice. Rodney welcomes Attorney Carolyn Elefant, a solo and small firm attorney, blogger and author of the book, “Solo by Choice, ” to discuss the criteria attorneys should use when selecting clients, the keys to planning a successful start-up and how to develop a successful firm.
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Many lawyers out there are writing books to benefit their peers in the law, whether it is through giving advice or educating by writing about the history of law. On Lawyer2Lawyer, we will feature two attorneys who have recently written books that will appeal to attorneys worldwide. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, welcome returning guest, Attorney Carolyn Elefant, to talk about her new book, Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be. Also on the program is Attorney Alan Dershowitz, to discuss his new book entitled, Finding Jefferson: A Lost Letter, a Remarkable Discovery, and the First Amendment in an Age of Terrorism.
The online numerical ranking system of lawyers, Avvo, launched last week with mixed reviews. Many attorneys complained about Avvo‘s information and some even called it a popularity contest. Two Seattle attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit against Avvo. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we discuss thoughts about the product, the class action suit, competition among lawyers and the future of Avvo. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi welcome our guests: Attorney John Henry Browne, criminal defense attorney at The Law offices of John Henry Browne of Seattle and one of the attorneys filing the class action lawsuit, Carolyn Elefant, founder and principal attorney in the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant and blogger for MyShingle.com and Law.com’s Legal Blog Watch. Also joining us is Denise Howell, appellate, intellectual property, and technology lawyer and blogger for Bag and Baggage. Denise is also a featured ZDNET blogger and has her own podcast.
Happy New Year! Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi as they ring in the New Year and welcome back last year’s guests for Coast to Coast’s “2nd Annual Predictions Show.” Bob & Craig take a look back on the year that was and make predictions for the year ahead. C2C welcomes back Attorney Stephen L. Kaplan, attorney from the law firm of Hicks, Mims & Kaplan out of Los Angeles, California and Attorney Carolyn Elefant, founder and principal attorney in the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant (LOCE) and author of www.myshingle.com. Don’t miss the predictions for ‘07!
Looking into the crystal ball on Coast to Coast with co-hosts J.Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, both attorneys and legal bloggers for Law.com. Special guests and prognosticators (also lawyers) Norman Pattis, one of the best-known criminal defense lawyers in the country along with Washington D.C. Attorney Carolyn Elefant, who specialized in energy regulatory issues and Stephen Kaplan from the Los Angeles firm of Hicks, Mims and Kaplan focusing on business law. Listen to the show for their predictions for 2006 ranging from the Alito hearings to terrorism to legal technology…and legal podcasting!