Should Law Blogs Allow Comments?

Do law blogs in general have the kind of niche audience (lawyers) that makes comments better than usual?

California Attorney Advertising Rules May Soon Apply to Blogs

California‚Äôs Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC) has been working on an ethics opinion on the applicability to attorney advertising rules to blogs for a while now, and after receiving public comments on its draft opinion, it released a revised draft and opened up a new 90-day public comment period. Comments can be […]

How Not to Suck at Social Media

Social media is actually quite simple, and there is only one way to succeed: be interesting, and social.

Write a Compelling Opening Line for Blog Posts

The opening lines of your blog post are the only thing most readers will see before they decide to stay or go. If it is boring, very few will stick around to find out of you had anything worthwhile to say lower down.

How to Keep Your Blog from Shriveling Up and Dying

If you have a blog, make it a site you would actually want to visit and read yourself. If you do this successfully, you can absolutely expect to profit from your blog. But if your purpose is profit, you probably won't.

Get Your Law Blog Off Your Law Firm Website

Law blogs and law firm websites don't mix. Get your law blog off your law firm website, or just stop blogging.

Law Blog Week in Review: Unethical Marketing, Quick Writing Fixes, & Email Disclaimer Trolling

It's not a gimmick; the three quick writing fixes in this post really will make your writing better, and quickly.

Law Blog Week in Review: Watch Out for Human Botnets Spewing Social Media Spam!

Did anyone try my Orange Vanilla Absinthe Cocktail in Need of a Better Name from last week's law blog roundup? If you did, tell me what you think. If you didn't, get on it.

Should You Spread Embarrassing Client Information Online?

A Virginia lawyer's blog including embarrassing details about clients is protected by the First Amendment -- but not exempt from attorney advertising rules.