The number of AmLaw 200 law firm blogs crossed the century mark to 106 during 2007. That’s an increase of nearly 50% in the last year.

LexBlog will have more complete data out in the near future. However, I felt compelled to respond to the cold water LexisNexis threw on blogs with its informal blog

The Thomson West and LexisNexis duolopoly has had stranglehold on people’s access to legal information for decades. But as John Markoff of the New York Times reports, their control of the nearly $5 billion legal publishing market is being challenged by a few organizations who believe the law should be freely accessible via the

LexisNexis confirmed this morning that blogs are an effective marketing tool for lawyers with the introduction of their Martindale-Hubbell’s blog product. It had been long rumored this product was in the works.

It will be interesting to see how this project plays out for Unlike websites and other marketing, blogs are high profile

They’re not calling them super lawyers yet, but LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell is now sending out press releases announcing lawyers have been rated. Here’s an excerpt from today’s LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell release.

LexisNexis(R) Martindale-Hubbell(R) Announces 64 Lawyers Receive Peer Review Ratings: “LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell today announced that 64 lawyers located throughout the United States and Canada have received