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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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Live Chat and Chatbots: Do You Need Them on Your Law Firm’s Website?

Annette Choti | Benefits and challenges of live chats and bots, as well as popular platforms.

Annette Choti - September 12, 2022
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Nuts and Bolts of Getting and Giving Lawyer Referrals

One-off referrals are nice. But here's how to build a lawyer referrals network that sends a steady stream of business to your law firm.

Mary Lokensgard - September 7, 2022
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Can You Relocate Without Taking a New Bar Exam?

Relocating once you are a licensed attorney brings special headaches. Megan Zavieh explains ways you may be able to remain a practicing lawyer in a new state — without taking another bar exam.

Megan Zavieh - August 25, 2022
referral fees

Is It OK to Pay Referral Fees?

In most practice areas, a lawyer’s marketing efforts should focus on generating a strong referral pipeline—from both non-lawyers and lawyers alike. If those efforts are successful, you'll probably need some guidance on referral fees. Here it is.

Roy S. Ginsburg - August 20, 2022
SEO content audit

Doing an SEO Content Audit for Your Law Firm’s Website: 5 Key Steps

Annette Choti | An audit allows you to closely examine your site’s content, design, and the user experience it provides.

Annette Choti - August 4, 2022
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Ethics of Lead Generation Services

Attorney advertising has morphed from Yellow Pages ads to web platforms — and referral services have evolved as well. Once the province of nonprofit bar associations and entirely permitted under the ABA Model Rules, what we used to call simply ...

Megan Zavieh - July 20, 2022
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Is Your Law Firm Website Bar Compliant?

Annette Choti | A quick primer on some of the most common law firm website ethics rules.

Annette Choti - July 18, 2022
client information

Can Lawyers Ethically Store and Transmit Client Info in the Cloud?

Ask the Experts at 2Civility.org: Our law firm would like to reduce our paper and physical storage use and costs by “going to the cloud” with our data. Before we invest in training our attorneys and staff, how do we know what ...

Mark C. Palmer - June 30, 2022
law firm names

What’s in a Name? For Law Firms, Not Much

What does a legal consumer gain from a law firm name like Anderson & Jones? Nothing. Here's why all firms should be allowed to use a brand name.

Jared Correia - June 30, 2022
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Leaving Your Firm? Aim for a Joint Notice to Clients

Mark C. Palmer | Q: "I’ve accepted an offer to lateral to another firm. I’ll be continuing in the same practice area and locale, so I hope to keep some of my clients, current and past. While I’ve watched my colleagues make similar moves, I’m ...

Mark C. Palmer - June 30, 2022
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