What steps should you take to have a successful micro law office? In this edition of New Solo, host Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner from Springfield, MA and Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Bar Association, welcomes Gen Y Solo, Attorney Rachel Rodgers, owner and principal attorney at Rachel Rodgers Law Office, to discuss starting a Spartan overhead, sharply focused law office – the micro law office. Kyle and Rachel talk about the advantages of a micro law office compared to a “traditional” office, essential pieces of technology for any micro firm, and how social media plays a role in the success of a micro firm.
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Despite all the talk about “search” on the web, the simple fact is that we’d trade all the “search” in the world for a lot more “find.” The good news is that there are some developments that will help us get the information we want when we want it. In this episode, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss what comes after traditional keyword search, new tools and techniques like recommendation engines and apps, and whether we are getting closer to being able to truly get the information we want when we want it. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
How can you use SEO to market your law practice? On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Conrad Saam, Senior Marketing Manager for Avvo, to discuss Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why it is important to lawyers. Conrad explains how SEO works, and how it retains its importance, even with the explosion of social media. Jared and Conrad also take a look at how law firms can supplement SEO with other marketing tactics.
A spotlight report on four successful paralegals from across the country who LOVE their jobs. The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin welcome Brian Haberly, Corporate and Securities Paralegal with Clearwire Corporation; Patricia F. Clapper ACP, NCCP, a paralegal from the firm, Levine & Stewart; Ruth Conley, a litigation paralegal at Andrews Kurth LLP; and Carl H. Morrison, II, AACP, a paralegal at Rhodes, Hieronymus, Jones, Tucker & Gable, PLLC. They share their diverse backgrounds, discuss career highlights, and offer ways to stay relevant and enjoy long careers in the paralegal profession.
There is no doubt that the legal industry has gone global. Political, economic, social and technological advances around the world have created a very competitive environment. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Nick Jervis, Director and Founder of Samson Consulting in Bristol, England, to discuss the best ways to market to clients and the importance of a legal marketing strategy. Later in the program, Bob and Craig chat with Ross Fishman, JD, CEO of Fishman Marketing, about new legal marketing trends and how a law firm can stay ahead of the competition through their marketing, stateside and worldwide.
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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Social media is gaining importance and influence in litigation, and poses numerous legal and technological challenges with regard to discovery. On The ESI Report, host Kelly Kubacki, Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Attorney James Daley, Partner at Daley & Fey and Rhea Frederick, a Client Relationship Manager for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss social media in litigation, including its rising use and discoverability, and explore best practices for preservation, collection and production. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Laura Tushaus, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent, focuses on the facts surrounding National Day Laborer Organizing Network v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, which addresses the production of metadata under the Freedom of Information Act.
The new year is the perfect time to breathe some life into your approach to technology. Even small accomplishments can bring you big results. Where should you begin and what priorities should you set? In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell survey what technology resolutions lawyers are making for 2011, how to narrow down your list of choices, and, most importantly, how best to make your technology resolutions come true. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
What’s the market for lawyers looking for jobs now? On this edition of Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney Gina Walcott, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and Tomeeka Farrington, Founder & Principal of Spotlight Communications, to talk about the lawyer’s job search in a down economy, the best social media sites for job seekers and helpful hints to lawyers in the job hunt. Legal ToolKit is brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting.
On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes co‑host and Ringler colleague Randy Dyer and guest Michael P. Kelly, the current president of the board of directors of NSSTA, to talk about the challenges facing the structured settlement industry in 2011. Larry, Randy and Mike take a look at NSSTA’s strategy, the most important initiative for the structured settlement industry on Capitol Hill and using technology to connect with new members and push new initiatives.