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How Lawyers Can Leverage LinkedIn to Build Their Practice, Part 2 of 2

  Continuing from our previous post, here are 5 more tips for leveraging LinkedIn to build your client and referral base: 5. Include All Your Web Links. You can add up to three links to your firm’s websites. There are default settings, but these are also customizable. So instead of www.TheRainmakerInstitute.com, I customized it to say “law firm marketing …

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“The Power of Professionalism:” An Attorney’s Take on the Nexus Between Professionalism and Personal Success

Professionalism serves as a constant in the legal profession but its potential benefits remain untapped. Among practicing attorneys, professionalism vacillates in between a theoretical concept and the more mundane aspect of working in a law firm environment. We study the topic in law school, abide by the Model Rules of Professional Conduct in our careers, …

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Protect Your CEO’s Tweets and Posts from U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Action

Mark F. Foley with von Briesen & Roper, S.C. had an article, Protect Your CEO’s Tweets and Posts from U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Action, recently featured in The National Law Review: The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division altered the jet stream of blogosphere commentary last December by, for the first time, recommending legal action against a CEO …

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Internet Defamation—What Can You Do When You Are the Target?

Amy D. Cubbage of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC recently had an article, Internet Defamation—What Can You Do When You Are the Target?, published in The National Law Review: We’ve all seen them.  Anonymous spewing hate-filled, defamatory statements on Facebook and Twitter, as well as in the comment pages of news stories on both local and national news.  …

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Why Social Media Matters to Lawyers – Reason #1: Personal-Effort Efficiency

The National Law Review recently published an article, Why Social Media Matters to Lawyers – Reason #1: Personal-Effort Efficiency, written by Steven Bell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC:   After all these years, I have concluded (as some, such as Mark Maraia have done long before me) thatrelationships are the foundation of client development at law firms. Research by Hellerman Baretz …

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