Tag Archives: Publication

The Ten Commandments of Drafting a Social Networking Policy

The National Law Review’s featured Guest Bloggers this week are from Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. Vanessa L. Goddard provides some concrete do’s and don’ts for drafting a company Social Media policy.  Read on: You’ve probably heard this “fact”: if Facebook was a country, it would be the fourth largest country in the world! Web 2.0 …

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Twitter Do’s & Twitter Don’ts

As included in the Business of Law Section of the National Law Review Tom Ciesielka of TC Public Relations provides some solid Do’s & Don’ts for Twitter:   With millions of unique visitors each month, Twitter is still at the top of the social media game. Some people still use Twitter to catalog boring details …

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National Law Review's Student Legal Writing Contest – October is Health Care Month!

Alert the Media!  The National Law Review is offering law students the opportunity to publish their work in the months of October & November. No entry fee is required. Entries will be judged and the top two articles chosen will be featured in the NLR monthly magazine prominently displayed on the NLR home page. Up to …

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Navigating the Internal Revenue Service’s Industry Issue Focus Program: Ten Guidelines for Taxpayers

This week’s  National Law Review featured blogger is Matthew D. Lerner of   Steptoe & Johnson LLP providing some very detailed tips on what to expect and how to handle an IRS audit if your business is the subject of the Industry Issue Focus Program:   Background In March 2007, the Large and Mid-Size Business …

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Social Media Policy Drafting: What are the Ethical Risks & Pitfalls?

The National Law Review’s featured Business of Law Guest  Blogger Meredith L. Williams of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC outlines some very real concerns for lawyers and law firms related to social media and state bar assocation guidelines.  Ms. Williams also offers some very concrete Do’s and Don’t on how to address these concerns.  Read …

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Practice Descriptions and SEO: Distinguish Your Firm from the Competition

Originally posted on the National Law Review and in the LMA Virginia newsletter and contributed by Lauren Hum of Hunton & Williams LLP – some quick tips for SEOing practice descriptions on law firm’s websites:  Differentiating your firm’s legal services from those of another firm is one of the basic tenants of legal marketing. Many firms …

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BP Mismanages a Coffee Spill and the Best of @BPGlobalPR

Not surprisingly, the whole world pretty much hates BP now. And more and more people are lashing out against the oil conglomerate with attacks. Some are vicious advocacy campaigns that include pocket-hurting measures like boycotts. Others are vicious satirical jabs at a company whose reputation is being destroyed, piece by piece, day by day. Here …

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Why Attorneys Should Be Working with the Press, Instead of Against Them

Guest Blogger – veteran journalist and PR Pro Paramjit L. Mahli  of SCG Legal PR Network provides some very tangible and usable pointers related to attorney – press relations.    You know that public relations is an important aspect of your business development strategy. But do you know the appropriate plan of action to take in order …

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Getting Your Firm’s Articles Read by Corporate Counsel

In-house attorneys have always been generalists but now, more than ever, as layoffs have hit in-house law departments hard, they must act like ER doctors conducting triage when the ambulance gets in. They have to quickly identify the problem, establish priorities, determine what they can handle themselves, and whether they will require the services of …

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