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Zombie lawyers, puppet attorneys, and more make an appearance in this roundup of YouTube lawyer advertisements.
Lisa Needham (of Lawyerist and Bitter Lawyer fame) and I decided David Lat's "interview" was just crying out for a dramatic reading, so we put on our silly voices and did one.
There aren’t many lawyer commercials you would call good, exactly, but there are definitely some entertaining ones. Here is the latest, from “Texas Law Hawk” Bryan Wilson.
This week I was on This Week in Law to talk about copyright, robot lawyers, Star Lord’s “Awesome Mix Vol. 1? from Guardians of the Galaxy, trolls, and much more.
EPM (Eric Mirabel) wasn’t happy with the way Legal Cheek and Above the Law covered his gangsta rap video. He says he just wanted to promote his pro-bono project to help veterans injured in service.
"I make jail visits … because I'll probably be there visiting my friends, anyway."
This ad aired locally in Georgia during an entire two-minute commercial break. It has everything. Walls of flame. Sledgehammers. Heavy metal soundtrack. Just watch.
In related news, employment numbers are improving, especially if you're interested in temp work and doc review. (I guess that's what happens when you slow down the firehose of law grads.)
Everyone wants their marketing to "go viral." Even some lawyers. But can legal marketing truly go viral? Yes, it can. But should you pursue viral marketing at your law firm? Maybe, but probably not.