Avvo’s “Lawyernomics,” premiere legal marketing conference is back for the seventh year this week at the Wynn Las Vegas.

The goal of Lawyernomics 2016 is to look at the expectations of the new legal consumer.

Through this lens of the consumer, the agenda for Lawyernomics 2016 will cover the latest trends and technologies

Avvo revisitedThere was a Facebook discussion about Avvo today precipitated by a legal marketing professional asking about the value of Avvo’s lawyer directory and related services. She had seen outdated content on lawyer Avvo profiles, but was observing more and more law firm websites displaying Avvo ratings and was curious about Avvo’s impact on search.

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Martindale-Hubbell lawyer directoryConstance Ard’s blog post asking ‘Martindale Hubbell Listings An Endangered Species?‘ is the prevailing view of legal professionals. Despite LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell’s surveys indicating that it’s still the preferred legal directory of the masses, the vast, vast majority of professionals (both in law firms and corporate counsel) I speak with believe the Martindale-Hubbell legal

AvvoPicked up from Bob Ambrogi this morning that the lawyer-rating site Avvo is expanding to Massachusetts and Florida, bringing its coverage to 60 percent of licensed U.S. attorneys and spanning 11 states and the District of Columbia.

Like Bob, I was originally skeptical of Avvo’s goal of serving as a consumer resource by rating and