Have you claimed your profile? Was it correctly displayed in AVVO? Did you get the rating you think you deserved? What can you really do about that nasty review? We will attempt to work through this quandary for Georgia lawyers. As other jurisdictions have opined in various ways about the proper use and peril of… Continue reading AVVO-type Services and the Georgia Lawyer
Well, I wasn't in attendance this year, as I was out on a leave of absence. Bummer! But, if what I have heard since my return to work is any indication of what the attendees at this year's Solo and Small Firm Institute enjoyed, this was a successful solo and small firm conference! Because pictures can speak… Continue reading Take Charge – What a Successful Solo and Small Firm Conference Looks Like
Did you realize that your advertising/marketing materials that were in compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct on March 20, 2014, may have violated the rules as of March 21st? No? Then please take a little time to review the amended Rule 7.2 which was approved in an order issued by the Georgia Supreme Court… Continue reading Listen Up! – Important Change to Advertising Rules
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and not a peep from us? Well, we’ve been hard at work in the back ground – sort of like Santa’s little legal elves - building our post on social media and law practice management. Why, social media? Well, it’s because we are still seeing lawyers struggle with what to… Continue reading Holiday Cheer and Our Gift to You: A Take on Social Media and Practice Management
For a law firm or solo practice, much is in a name: reputation, marketing, and ethical perils. Ethical perils in a name? Yes. Firm and practice names must comply with Rule 7.5 of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Names must also comply with Rule 7.1 which prohibits any misleading or deceptive communication. What is this… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
Don’t forget that you can get 6 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Professionalism and 1 hour of Ethics at the Winter Solo and Small Firm CLE this Friday, February 15, 2013. See the program line up and register at http://www.iclega.org/programs/8164.html. The CLE is live at the State Bar Headquarters in Atlanta and being… Continue reading Winter Solo and Small Firm CLE is Here!