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Stop Scaring Clients Away from Your Website

Most people are equally happy walking into a lawyer’s office or seeing a dentist for a root canal. The legal memorabilia on your firm's website isn't helping.


Free White Paper: “10 Things the Best Law Firm Website Designs Have in Common”

Good design is the foundation of a website that brings in business. Get our free white paper, "10 Things the Best Law Firm Website Designs Have in Common."


3 Things Your Law Firm Website Should Have

You should probably have a law firm website. A website is sort of like having a business card — a necessary part of being a professional who is open for business. Many many lawyers have been told this but never seem to have thought past it. Why should you probably have a website for your […]

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Calculating Monthly Website Fees – Are You Getting Gouged?

Quick – what are you paying every year for your website? If you had to multiply by twelve to calculate the annual cost of a monthly website fee, you may be getting ripped off. The only legitimate ongoing fees you should be paying for your website are for your domain name (about $10/year) and hosting […]


Great Law Firm Website Design Inspiration

Let’s face it, most law firm websites are bland, boring, look like templates, and are just plain ugly. Year after year they continue to look the same. Over the past few years I have added a new version of this post, which is meant to provide inspiration for the design of your legal website. This […]

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Build an Amazing Law Firm Website or Law Blog with Lawyerist Sites

Announcing the launch of Lawyerist Sites, a new service to design and host your law firm website or law blog.


Imagery: the Cure for the Common Website

Generic images make your website looks generic. Use creative imagery that visually represents your firm and the needs of your clients.


Skip the Thesis 2 WordPress Theme/Framework

Those of you using WordPress for your website or blog have probably noticed that we really like Thesis, an advanced WordPress theme/framework that makes it easy for people with basic HTML, CSS, and PHP skills to craft a custom website. Thesis is what I use for Lawyerist, as well as all my own websites. I’m […]

Website Design Best Practices

Designing a website with a clear and targeted perspective can work wonders for your business and make it a raving success with just the right choice of layout and images.

Godaddy Website Builder Review

Godaddy's Website Builder might be a quick and affordable way to get a law firm website launched, but there are many better ways to launch a site.

Mobile Law Firm Websites vs Responsive Design

Should I switch my law firm website & blog to a responsive design or just use a mobile site?

My Favorite Static Website Builder

Sometimes you don't need a blog. When I need a static front page, I like to use Wix. It makes it easy to build a site. No code knowledge required.

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

By the year 2015, more people will access the internet through a mobile device than through a computer. Is your law firm website mobile-friendly?

Legal Web Marketing Haiku

Instead of writing long, meaningless bio pages about yourself, try applying the Haiku.

Best Law Firm Websites, 2012 Edition

This year's post about best law firm websites is a little different. We want your input, please vote on our selection of the top 11 law firm websites below.