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Bankruptcy Attorneys: Whether and Where to Put the Federal Bankruptcy Disclaimer on Your Website

Most bankruptcy attorneys and marketers for lawyers know the magic phrase: "We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code." But some haven't even heard of it. And many don't know this phrase's implications…... Read More
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Does Your Website Need a Privacy Policy?

Is a law firm website required to have an explicit privacy policy? At the moment, in most jurisdictions generally the answer is no. But, are there reasons a law firm probably should have a privacy policy? Heck yes!... Read More
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Can Using Avvo Violate Your Bar's Ethics Rules?

Attorneys who market their services online can feel like they’re facing a field of landmines when it comes to complying with their Rules of Professional Conduct. On one end of the spectrum, older rules fail to address online advertising or... Read More
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Will the Proposed Changes to the ABA Model Rules on Attorney Advertising Affect Your Practice?

Just when you thought you understood what you could and couldn't do in attorney advertising, the American Bar Association announced proposed changes to its model rules. Could your website suddenly become a violation of your state's rules of... Read More
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Client Testimonials on Attorney Websites: Are They Ethical?

Ethics and attorney advertising: sticky, significantly different from one jurisdiction to another, and ever-evolving. And the ethics of promoting client reviews or testimonials gets special attention from many bars. Since displaying testimonials... Read More
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How to Display Your Super Lawyers Listing on Your Website

Super! You were listed with Super Lawyers! Now you may be asking: “How can I get one of those nifty Super Lawyers badges?” “Do I have to pay for it?” “Do my bar’s rules of professional conduct restrict how I... Read More
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Using Credit Cards for Retainers and Trust Accounts

One of the most commonly asked questions regarding our Law Firm Merchant Account service pertains to the rules surrounding trust accounts. The rules and requirements vary state by state, so you should check with your local bar to determine which of... Read More
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Cyber-Liability – What’s my exposure? Will my insurance respond?

Law firms of every size and discipline face growing exposures with respect to breaches in their computer security and information systems, with increasingly sophisticated attacks occurring more frequently. Due to rapidly changing policy coverages... Read More
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Focusing on Client Service

Lawyers tend to forget that law is a service industry. Clients have a myriad of choices for their legal representation. By focusing on client service, lawyers can better retain current clients, gain more referrals, and minimize the risk of ethics... Read More
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Marketing Professionally & Ethically

Proposed changes to the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct regarding marketing and professional communications call for modest adjustments in existing rules while encouraging effective client relations.... Read More
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