State Supreme Courts and Bar Associatons Are Limiting Access to Legal Services

By | Real Lawyers Have Blogs | June 28, 2017
Could state supreme courts and state bar associations be trying to limit the public’s access to legal services? It sure seems that way when looking at how some of them prevent the use of innovation and technology to make lawyers relevant to the 85% of Americans who don’t think of using a lawyer when a legal need arises. View Full Post
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Will I See You at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?

By | Real Lawyers Have Blogs | June 21, 2017
That’s not that stupid of a question. There are 100,000 lawyers in Texas, or about 99,900 more lawyers than my county bar association had when I started practicing. I am here in Dallas for the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Annual Meeting along with David Cuthbert, LexBlog’s business development lead extraordinaire. View Full Post
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How Lawyers Are Using Social Media in 2017

By | The Rainmaker Blog | June 20, 2017
THow Lawyers Are Using Social Media in 2017For the third year, legal practice website Attorney at Work has conducted an annual survey that reports on the social media habits, preferences and attitudes of attorneys. The latest survey, conducted in February 2017, gathered responses from 302 lawyers. While perhaps not statistically significant, these responses are interesting to note in terms of identifying trends in the legal profession regarding the use of social media marketing. View Full Post
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Friday and the Bank

By | Real Lawyers Have Blogs | June 16, 2017
It felt good to walk our business loan payment over to our bank this afternoon. I’m old school where we deposited our paychecks and made loan payments in person — especially on Fridays. Gave loan officers, and even the president of the bank the opportunity to get up from behind their desks to shake the hands of customers and ask how they were doing. View Full Post
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Lead Conversion: A 5-Step Process for Taking Potential Clients from “Why” to “Buy”

By | The Rainmaker Blog | June 16, 2017
A 5-Step Process for Taking Potential Clients from “Why” to “Buy”For years, doctors have been complaining about patients who self-diagnose via the Internet. Because so many potential clients are searching the Internet for legal services and consulting with others on social media, lawyers are facing this same problem. This means that law firms must pay more attention than ever before to the lead conversion process, nurturing qualified leads along a pre-defined buying path that starts with, “Why should I hire you?” and hopefully ends with them ready to buy. View Full Post
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