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Should Lawyers have a Contact Form on Their Website?

Contact Us The average attorney — even the most introverted — is fundamentally a “people person.” You went into the practice of law because you enjoy helping people navigate the legal system. The tendency to want to connect with people... Read More
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Lawyers Should Definitely Ask for Testimonials

Client testimonial or “reviews” pages are among the most clicked-on sections of our law firm websites. In fact, of the hundreds of sites for which The Modern Firm has direct data, testimonials pages are second only to attorney... Read More
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The Visual Aspects of Branding

Dolly Parton once famously said, “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.” Dolly wasn’t just talking about her hair or her clothes; she was talking about the entire Dolly Parton brand: a sassy, good-hearted, heavily made-up country singer... Read More
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Choosing Your Law Firm Name

Should My Law Firm Have My Name or a Brand Name?

Choosing Your Law Firm Name Getting to name things is satisfying. Unfortunately, we don’t get to do it that often. A few pets, maybe a couple of kids. Read on for important things to consider when naming your law firm.... Read More
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ADA Accessibility Issues of Websites

Accessibility Button on Computer Keyboard Lawyers have many rules to follow. This is something we all learn on just about the first day of law school. Since the internet has become an all but indispensable tool in the practice of law, lawyers have had to apply old rules to a new medium,... Read More
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The Cautionary Side of Working from Home as a Lawyer

Senior businessman thinking while going through paperwork in the office. Lawyers across the country have had to adapt to several new realities very quickly this year. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, courts began holding many or most proceedings remotely, and many lawyers had to abandon their offices to work from home.... Read More
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Videoconferencing for Newly-Housebound Attorneys

Over the course of this year, video conferencing services have seen a massive surge in business due to the coronavirus pandemic. At times courts have scaled their in-person operations back to the bare minimum, and have been conducting much of their... Read More
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Modern Father Working from Home

So You Have Become a Work-From-Home Lawyer, Now What?

Modern Father Working from Home For the past several months, nearly every part of our lives has turned upside-down, inside-out, or in some other direction we did not expect it to go. The coronavirus pandemic is far from over, even if many cities and states have “reopened” for... Read More
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How Can My Personality Shine Through?

At The Modern Firm, we spend considerable time working with our clients on branding, finding new and creative ways for lawyers to present themselves to potential clients.... Read More
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When is a Picture Worth $1000, or More?

Copyright Money We all know the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words,” but did you know using a picture the wrong way could also be an expensive mistake, or worse? One of our clients, unfortunately, found this out the hard way when they unknowingly... Read More
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