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Casey Meraz Casey Meraz is the founder of Juris Digital, a full-service law firm marketing agency specializing in web design and development, local and organic SEO, content marketing and paid search marketing. He writes and speaks on internet marketing issues and is author of the book "How to Perform the Ultimate Local SEO Audit." Follow him on Twitter @CaseyMeraz. Writer's Archives

Jeremy Richter Jeremy W. Richter is an attorney at Webster, Henry, Lyons, Bradwell, Cohan & Speagle, P.C. in Birmingham, Alabama, practicing civil defense in the areas of trucking/auto, premises, and general business liability. He blogs on personal injury and insurance defense topics at You can follow him on Twitter at @richterjw. Writer's Archives

Theda "Teddy" Snyder Theda “Teddy” Snyder mediates workers compensation cases throughout California. She is also available for legal freelance writing assignments. An attorney since 1977, she has practiced in a variety of settings and frequently speaks and writes about settlements and the business of law. She is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and the author of four books published by the American Bar Association, including "Women Rainmakers' Best Marketing Tips, 3rd Edition" as well as "Personal Injury Case Evaluation" available on Based in Los Angeles, Teddy can be found at and on Twitter @WCMediator. Writer's Archives

Megan Zavieh Megan Zavieh focuses her practice exclusively on attorney ethics, providing limited scope representation to attorneys facing disciplinary action, and guidance to practicing attorneys on questions of legal ethics. At age 21, she earned her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. Megan is admitted to practice in California, New York and New Jersey, as well as in Federal District Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. In "On Balance," Megan writes about the issues confronting lawyers in the new world of practicing law. She blogs on ethics at California State Bar Defense and tweets @ZaviehLaw. Writer's Archives

Mark C Palmer Mark C. Palmer is Professionalism Counsel, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, where he promotes civility and delivers statewide professionalism programming, including its mentoring program, across Illinois to lawyers and law students with a dedication to justice and the rule of law. Mark blogs at, the Commission on Professionalism’s website, and you can follow him at @2CivilityMP. Writer's Archives

Marsha Hunter Marsha Hunter is a principal in Johnson & Hunter, Inc. She teaches attorneys how to speak persuasively and spontaneously. Co-author of “The Articulate Advocate” and “The Articulate Attorney,” her specialty is human factors — the science of human performance in high-stakes environments. Marsha teaches communication skills for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the Department of Justice and upper-echelon law firms. Follow her on LinkedIn and on Twitter @bjohnsonmhunter. Writer's Archives

Bob Weiss Alyn Weiss Bob Weiss is founder of Alyn-Weiss & Associates, Inc. Considered one of the pioneers of law firm marketing, litigation publicity and public relations, Bob has written law firm marketing plans, coached lawyers, developed retreats, and conducted client interviews and surveys for local, regional and national firms. He speaks regularly at retreats and legal conventions and is the author of the best-seller "Marketing in Brief." Follow Bob @AlynWeiss. Writer's Archives

Jonathan Fitzgarrald Jonathan Fitzgarrald is managing partner of Equinox Strategy Partners, providing service professionals and firms with strategic counsel to drive revenue and increase market visibility. Previously, Jonathan directed the sales and marketing at three business law firms. Jonathan regularly speaks on business development and marketing topics. He is an accomplished equestrian, and is fluent in Spanish. Follow him @JRFitzgarrald. Writer's Archives

Daniel Gold Daniel Gold is a lawyer, consultant, technologist, speaker and author. Dan's mission is to make a difference in the lives of professionals both at work and in life. He is known for his productivity e-books such as "Evernote: The Unofficial Guide to Capturing Everything and Getting Things Done" and "Make It Happen: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Your eBook." He is also regarded as an expert in e-discovery and IT managed services. Follow him on Twitter at @DanielGoldEsq and @DEGConsulting.   Writer's Archives

Mike O’Horo is a serial innovator in lawyer training. For 25 years, Mike has been known by lawyers as "The Coach." He trained more than 7,000 of them, simplifying powerful sales processes by which they generated $1.5 billion in new business. His Dezurve program reduces firms’ business development training investment risks by identifying which lawyers are serious about learning BD. Earlier he developed RainmakerVT, an interactive virtual BD training tool, and ResultsPath, an integrated sales training program. Follow Mike on Twitter @salescoach. Writer's Archives

Heidi Alexander Heidi Alexander is the Director of the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, where she advises lawyers on practice management matters, provides guidance in implementing new law office technologies, and helps lawyers develop healthy and sustainable practices. She frequently makes presentations to the legal community and contributes to publications on law practice management and technology. She is the author of "Evernote as a Law Practice Tool," an ABA Law Practice Division publication, and serves on the ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board. Writer's Archives

Tim Baran is Chief Marketing Officer for Good2bSocial. He writes and speaks about how to use digital marketing strategies and technology to manage and grow small firms and legal startups. Tim is the author of several publications including "The Lawyers’ Guide to Evernote," and was named to the 2016 Fastcase 50 honoring the law’s innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders. Find him on Twitter @tim_baran. Writer's Archives

Gyi Tsakalakis helps lawyers put their best foot forward online because clients are looking for them there. He is a co-founder of AttorneySync, a digital marketing agency for law firms. Gyi writes Attorney at Work's Optimize! column. You can find more of his writing at Attorney at WorkLawyerist and Avvo's Lawyernomics blog. You can ask him a question (or just say hi) at LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. Writer's Archives

Suzanne Deliscar is a lawyer-linguist and principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation, a trilingual law firm based in Ontario. Suzanne specializes in providing legal and language services in English, Spanish and French. She practices in the areas of wills and estates law, family law and civil law. As a linguist, she focuses on legal and official document translation, as well as contract abstraction and e-discovery. She has presented more than 50 webinars for translators and interpreters, lawyer-linguists, and lawyers. Follow her on Twitter @suzannedeliscar. Writer's Archives

Luigi Benetton is a journalist and freelance business writer and technical writer based in Toronto. He blogs about technology and the auto industry at Technozen. Follow him on Twitter @LuigiBenetton. Writer's Archives

Bull Garlington Bull Garlington is an award-winning humor author, columnist and popular speaker. His book, "Death by Children: I Had Kids So You Don’t Have To!," was a 2013 book of the year finalist for the Midwest Publishers Association and IndieFab’s 2013 Humor Book of the Year. He won the Parenting Media Association’s Gold Award for best humor column in 2013, the Silver Award for best humor article in 2012, and the bronze in 2010. He is a co-author of the popular foodie compendium "The Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats." He smokes Partagas Black Label Gigantes, prefers Balvenie's DoubleWood 12 Year Scotch, and makes a mean gumbo. Writer's Archives

Sheila Blackford Sheila M. Blackford is an attorney and Practice Management Advisor for the Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund. She received her J.D. with Tax Law Concentration from McGeorge School of Law. She is the author of the ABA book "Trust Accounting in One Hour For Lawyers," co-author of "Paperless in One Hour for Lawyers," and a past Editor-in-Chief of the ABA's Law Practice magazine. Sheila is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and member of the OSB eCourt Task Force and Public Service Advisory Committee. She writes the Just Oregon Lawyers Blog. Follow her @SheilaBlackford.   Writer's Archives

Sean Doherty is an Analyst at 451 Research, directing its business and technology coverage of information governance, compliance and electronic discovery, and software and services to combat fraud and money laundering. He maintains an understanding of data privacy issues in the U.S. and Europe with the ability to write research, consult with clients and act as a subject-matter expert on the topic. Sean is licensed to practice law in California, the District of Columbia and New York, where he is based. Follow him @SeanD0herty Writer's Archives

Ross Fishman Ross Fishman is CEO of Fishman Marketing, a marketing firm focusing on strategy, branding, websites and training for law firms. A former litigator, marketing director and marketing partner, Ross helps law firms worldwide stand out from the competition and generate revenue. He is aA popular keynote speaker and trainer, a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and an inaugural inductee into the Legal Marketing Association’s Hall of Fame. Ross's book, "The Ultimate Law Firm Associate’s Marketing Checklist," is available on Attorney at Work. Contact him at, and via LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter @rossfishman.   Writer's Archives

Joan H Feldman Joan Feldman is Editor-in-Chief of Attorney at Work and partner at Feldcomm. She has created, steered and contributed to myriad leading practice management and trade publications, including the ABA's Law Practice magazine where she served as managing editor for a dozen years. Joan is a trustee and fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, and a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism. Follow her @JoanHFeldmanLinkedIn and on Google+. Writer's Archives