Legal Marketing Association Tech Conference : Wednesday and Thursday in San Francisco


The Legal Marketing Association Bay Area Chapter is holding its 15th annual Legal Marketing Technology Conference West in San Francisco this Wednesday and Thursday, October 15 and 16. Billed as the largest legal technology, educational and networking event of 2014, the one and half day-long event is focused on legal marketing technologies. This year they’re … Continue Reading

Have a legal need? Could Google have a lawyer waiting for you?

Google-Helpouts legal medical

Healthcare has become one of Google’s biggest side projects, reports Conor Dougherty (@conordougherty) in the New York Times. Rather than just supplying people with healthcare information on search, Google is now providing people a more reliable resource, a doctor. Google’s “Helpouts” product — a service where people can search for experts and talk to them … Continue Reading

Could you found a law firm at a Startup Weekend?

Startup Weekend Legal Law Firm

On Sunday evening I had the good fortune of addressing a tremendous group of developers, designers, lawyers, law students and entrepreneurs at Seattle Legal Tech Startup Weekend. Founded in 2007, a Startup Weekend is a 54-hour weekend event during which groups of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more pitch ideas … Continue Reading

Social Media Summit for Law Firms this Wednesday in Chicago

Social Media Summit Law Firms

75 law firm partners, communications and marketing executives will gather in Chicago this Wednesday, October 15, for a Social Media Summit for Law Firms.  The program hosted by BDI (Business Development Institute) will review the business dvelopment opportunities that await through the effective use of blogs and other social media. BDI’s half-day format will share case … Continue Reading

Do your blogging in comfort

Law Blog Comfort

I like to be comfortable when blogging. I don’t mean in the sense of what I’m wearing or where I am sitting. I am referring to the platform I am using for my blogging. Public relations professional, Lauren Salkin (@thinkspin), writes in Huffington Post this morning that Blogging on a WordPress site feels so formal. … Continue Reading