Can a lawyer respond to comments on their blog without creating an attorney client relationship?

A marketing professional in a large Midwest law firm contacted me this morning regarding a concern her firm’s lawyers raised with regard to responding to comments on the firm’s blogs. The lawyers believed that a lawyer cannot respond to a comment on a law blog without creating an attorney-client relationship. I thought I’d share my … Continue Reading

Comment registration lame idea for law blogs

A law firm asked today about the possibility of requiring readers to register before being permitted to post a comment. Apparently a lawyer in the firm saw registration required for comments on a newspaper’s blog. Bad idea. Here’s why. Comment registration is not used on the vast majority of blogs. LexBlog has over 300 law … Continue Reading