The Best Law Firm Websites, 2017 Edition

For eight years, we have been finding the best examples of law firm website design from numerous nominations. Our selection criteria include best practices for website design, basic search engine optimization, and website security. See the best law firm websites!

Lawyers Get Paid for Less than 30% of their Time, on Average

This year Clio also did a consumer survey to try to figure out how clients find lawyers, decide to hire a lawyer, and evaluate the attorneys they hire.


Lowering the California Bar Examination’s Pass Score Will Do More Harm than Good

California is contemplating lowering its bar pass score, but it shouldn't do so. Lowering the score won't address the problems that actually plague the legal industry and will also flood the market.

Clio’s Apollo Update is an Ambitious “Re-Platforming”

Clio just announced its Apollo update—what it calls a bet-the-company update to its software and company. Here’s a closer look at what you can expect from Apollo.

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Microsoft Word, Weed Law, and Global Capitalism

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: New Solo, Planet Lex, and Containers.

How Lawyers Work: Juliet Peters, Business Lawyer and Advocate of Better Living through Laughter

In this week's edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Juliet Peters, founder of Framework Legal.

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Podcast #138: Starting a Legal Non-Profit, with Animal Legal Defense Fund Founder Joyce Tischler

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Joyce Tischler discusses lessons learned from the founding of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, which she founded in 1979. Today its annual budget is nearly $13 million and it has over 200,000 members and supporters. Joyce explains how she founded ALDF, what she learned, and gives some tips to anyone interested in starting a legal nonprofit today.

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7 Examples of Mobile Calls to Action for Attorney Websites

With so many potential clients accessing your firm's website from a mobile device, it is crucial that you have a mobile call to action that is both compelling and easy to find.