Lawyers: Think Before You Blog

Lawyers, are you thinking before you blog? By now, you’ve probably heard that if you’re not blogging for business development then your practice is slowly dying on the vine… While this may be a slight (just a slight!) exaggeration, maintaining an active blog is undoubtedly one effective way for a lawyer to enhance his or…

Ethical Rules in California Governing a Lawyer’s Online Presence

Wondering if your social media campaign (and that includes blogging!) is falling in line with the State Bar of California’s rules governing an attorney’s online presence? You aren’t alone. WebPresence, Esq. focuses on attorney web marketing and provides services to attorneys throughout California and the United States. Licensed attorneys ourselves, we understand that a lawyer’s…

Social Media for Lawyers: Beyond the Yellow Pages (Cal Lawyer)

WebPresence, Esq.’s founder, Kristen Marquis (who is also an active attorney), authored an article for California Lawyer magazine on the ethical issues lawyers face when engaging in and on Social Media. As every practicing attorney knows, there are strict guidelines surrounding ‘advertising’ and ‘soliciting’ that a lawyer must adhere to in order to avoid the…

Ethics, Social Media, and Lawyers: 8 Tips to Stay in Line with the ABA

Many attorneys are [wisely] concerned about the ethical considerations that go along with having active Social Media accounts, including blogs. With the power to seriously mess with a lawyer’s ‘active and in good standing’ status, the State Bar is not a group to be messed with. As licensed attorneys, the Social Media professionals at WebPresence, Esq.…