I’m 100% in agreement with how Jordan Furlong Rushie views the value of social media for lawyers:

So, this is my view on social media for lawyers: you’ll get business off of it just like you will from anywhere you hang out. But if you try and “leverage” it, or “accelerate it”, you just end up looking like a schmuck.

And if social media isn’t your thing, don’t waste your time with it – spend more time at the bar.

Anyone who thinks there is some special trick to networking online just doesn’t understand (a) the Internet, or (b) people.

Read Spend More Time at the Bar on Philly Law Blog.