legal marketing

Lawyers, Want More Clients? Use Technology.

When was the last time you evaluated your legal services in terms of client expectations? How about your legal marketing plan? For most, it’s rarely, if ever. Yet, we work in a service industry. While the maxim “the customer is…
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phishing

How to Identify and Avoid Phishing Scams

Do junk and spam emails overflow your inbox? What about those emails that appear to be from a friend or colleague, but you’re not quite sure? Or an unsolicited business opportunity that seems too good to be true? Cybercriminals bombard…
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social media evidence

Three Tips for Preserving Social Media Evidence

Social media has changed the way we communicate and live. It’s an empowering tool for many people worldwide. Social media is also an extraordinary source of evidence. Our digital footprint grows daily with every photo posted, status updated and video…
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Coding for lawyers

What I Learned from Coding for Lawyers

You become a better problem solver by solving a lot of problems. In theory, a more experienced legal professional becomes a better problem solver. They’ve experienced the clear, common paths to address clients’ needs. They’ve tackled those crazy outlier circumstances…
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email tracking

Secret Email Tracking Is Unethical, Says ISBA Opinion

As all Illinois lawyers are now required to use email, or at least accept email correspondence and service in filed cases, the legal profession continues to push forward with technological advancements and, frankly, with legal competency related to technology. But…
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legal news sources

20 Legal News Sources for Illinois Lawyers

Last month, I focused this blog on the great online tool Google Alerts and how it offers a variety of ways to keep tabs on your business, your clients, and yourself. It is all about working smarter, not harder. Okay,…
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use google alerts

Why Every Lawyer Needs to Use Google Alerts

Wouldn’t you just love to have a full-time research assistant tasked with keeping up on the latest news and information regarding you, your firm or organization, and your clients? Someone who can constantly monitor what is being said online about…
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