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80% of 100 largest law firms now blogging

Large law firms who aren’t blogging are conspicuous by their absence. This per law firm marketing strategist, Adrian Dayton (@adriandayton). Rather than blogging declining with the growth of over social media, blogging is growing faster than ever among the Am Law 100. Why the popularity of blogs among large law firms? Per Dayton: Blog posts… Continue Reading

Relationships, integrity, know-how, and enthusiasm : Now and forever

Jordan Furlong (@jordan_law21), a strategic legal consultant and author, asked his law blog readers to prioritize 10 characteristics of a modern law firm. The top four choices? EQ: Your high emotional intelligence fosters great relationships, especially with clients. Connections: Strong and productive relationships with clients in your chosen field. Moral fibre: You’re renowned for strength… Continue Reading

Challenges in large law brings increase in law blogs

Julia Love (@SFjlove), covering the business of law for The Recorder, reports that law blogs are really coming of age. With my company, LexBlog, being in the business of empowering lawyers to network through the net via blogs and other social media for ten years, I’d love to say “Baloney, law blogs came of age… Continue Reading

Six key points in hiring social media professional for your law firm

From Christopher Bucholtz (@bucholtz), a speaker, writer and consultant on topics surrounding buyer-seller relationships: There’s a big difference between running the Facebook page for your dorm’s broom hockey team and coordinating the use of multiple social media channels to communicate with customers, potential customers and peers in a way that furthers the goals of a… Continue Reading

Revenue and profits trending downward at Am Law 100 and 200 law firms

The American Lawyer is over a month into its annual tradition of releasing Am Law 100/200 law firm financial results through the publication’s AmLaw Daily email newsletter. Green Target, a strategic communications firm,  has been compiling individual firm results as they are released to keep their clients and partners informed on industry reporting. John Corey (@jecorey),… Continue Reading

State of the AmLaw 200 Blogosphere, November 2010

123, or 62%, of the 2010 AmLaw 200 law firms are now blogging. This number is up from 39 firms, representing a 115% increase, since August 2007 when LexBlog released its first State of the AmLaw Blogosphere. The number of blogs published by the AmLaw 200 law firms has grown nearly 420% in that same… Continue Reading

Blogs published by lawyers influence hiring decisions of in-house counsel

Blogs published by lawyers on relevant topics are becoming increasingly more important in in-house counsel’s research of lawyers and law firms for potential hire. This per Corporate Counsel New Media Engagement Survey (pdf) conducted by strategic communications firm Greentarget, American Lawyer Media and legal consulting firm The Zeughauser Group. In-house counsel ranked the following activities… Continue Reading

State of the AmLaw 200 Blogosphere: March, 2010

96, or 48%, of the 2009 AmLaw 200 law firms are now blogging. This number is up from 39 firms, or a 149% increase, since August 2007 when LexBlog released its first State of the AmLaw Blogosphere. The number of blogs being published by these firms has grown nearly 300% in that same timeframe, from… Continue Reading