About 120 years ago, novelist Emile Zola submitted an article to a Paris daily newspaper about the miscarriage of justice in a criminal case. The article helped win freedom for the accused and lasting recognition for the author. Lawyers can likewise write articles to gain visibility and win new clients. This article provides writing tips and resources for lawyers who want to write articles to promote their practice.
In New York, the primary standard for measuring attorney misconduct is the Rules of Professional Conduct which have been formally adopted by each of the four New York Appellate Divisions as court rules (22 NYCRR part 1200 et seq.). These Rules are binding upon all licensed attorneys who practice in New York.
Welcome back, readers. If you’re just joining us this is the third volume of How to Improve Your Law Firm’s SEO. We started the series by giving the basics requirements for a successful SEO campaign and the importance of Keyword Research and implementation. We followed that up with an in-depth look at On-Page Website Optimizations. Which brings us to our last, but not least, installment: Local SEO and the Importance of Backlinks.
Welcome back, readers. We left off that week discussing the basic foundation for a successful SEO campaign and the importance of keyword research and implementation. Let’s jump right in this week by addressing our second key element: On-Page Website Optimizations. Continue reading “Law Firm SEO: How to Improve Your Visibility on Google”
To ensure you’re getting the maximum ROI from your website, you need to obtain targeted traffic. One of the most cost-effective places to get this traffic from is Google or other search engines. But creating a website doesn’t mean you’ll show up in search results, and if you do in a position that will actually drive traffic. That’s where search engine optimization comes into play. Continue reading “Law Firm SEO: How to Improve Your Visibility on Google”
Since the Renaissance, logos have been used to mark products with the identity of their creator. Over the centuries their use grew, and today they have become almost indispensable for the creation of a professional image. Read on for tips and resources to create and use a law firm logo.
Scheduled holidays and closings for Secretary of State offices nationwide.
Do you have filing deadlines in 2019?
Are you organizing staffing for next year?
These are two of the many reasons to consult and save our calendar of State Holidays and Closings for 2019. Continue reading “STATE HOLIDAYS & CLOSINGS 2019”
Address books have evolved with 50 years of innovation since the invention of the Rolodex in 1956. The early 1980’s brought database software that was followed in the 1990’s by contact management software and personal digital assistants. Development slowed after the bursting of the dot-com bubble in 2000 but quickly recovered with the introduction of smartphones and customizable software in the mid 2000’s. During the past decade, cloud-based services for managing client information have become less expensive, more popular, and easily accessed using mobile devices. The creative use of an address book can improve client relations, boost your reputation, and attract clients. Continue reading “Improving Client Relations with an Address Book”
A Secret Agent may be very important to protecting the nation. Your Agent is just as important for your protection. An Agent is the person who makes financial decisions for you under a Financial Power of Attorney or makes medical decisions for you under a Health Care Power of Attorney. The Agent under your Financial Power of Attorney may act for you when you aren’t able to act for yourself, for example when you lack capacity. This is called a “springing power.” Alternatively, you also could allow your Agent to act for you under the Financial Power of Attorney even when you’re able to act for yourself. This is called an “immediate power.” Continue reading “Selecting an Agent under your Financial Power of Attorney”