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As you’re reading this, potential clients are visiting and interacting with your website. How confident are you that they’ll convert into leads and that you won’t lose them to your competitors? With LAW.BOT, you don’t have to wonder. LAW.BOT is the AI chatbot for lawyers that uses the power of artificial intelligence to transform your website into a supercharged lead gen machine. You’re already probably spending thousands of dollars to drive high-quality traffic to your website, but…
Hiring an outside marketing company can help take your law firm to the next level, but it’s important to not just hire any company.  You want to hire a company that can help you expand your business and enhance your brand, a company that cares about your firm’s growth and well-being as much as you do. In short, you want to work with a marketing partner, not just a marketing company. You want to work…
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in some parts of the country, you’re no doubt facing uncertainty regarding how and when to reopen your law firm. You’re also likely wondering about the future of your law firm and its book of business. One way to abate those concerns is to prioritize preparing your firm for whatever may come. Future Proof Your Firm Prior to COVID-19, you may have thought that this type of disaster…
Part of providing great client service is being able to help clients and answer their questions when they need it most. Sometimes, this is after you’ve already left the office for the day. Clients, current and potential, aren’t always free when you are. Between work, kids, or other responsibilities, a client may not have time to call you until 8 or 9 in the evening, and they may not be too keen to play telephone…
If you don’t already have a Facebook profile for your firm, you’re missing out. With over 2 billion active daily users, Facebook is a great way to engage with current clients and to let prospective clients learn more about your law firm. But most people won’t be leaving comments to communicate with you, they’ll be sending you a message.  Clients expect fast and convenient communication, and Facebook Messenger meets both of those criteria. But it’s…
Now, more than ever, we hear about the need for help —especially when it comes to missing calls. Ruby is helping meet this increased demand for personal connections as practices seek to serve clients best while moving to virtual and remote work. It’s our honor to serve the Lawyerist community in these times of need. Are you finding yourself in need of a few extra hands? You are not alone. Whether you need short-term help,…
2020 has been a strange time. Everyone has been experiencing the new normal in different ways, but through it all, a sense of community has been growing. Even while we’re sheltered in place, there are stories of people helping each other through these difficult times. Mockingbird Marketing is no different. To help struggling solo and small firm attorneys through the Coronavirus crisis, Mockingbird Marketing is offering Echo, their entry-level WordPress website, free through the end of…
As an attorney, your days are already filled with appointments, deadlines, and other responsibilities. Following up on incomplete intake forms, making court-appearance reminder calls, and chasing down paperwork can take up precious time in your packed schedule.  Let Smith.ai take care of your outbound calls and free up hours for you and your staff. Smith.ai receptionists can call leads and clients to follow-up on online “contact form” fills and website chats, to give case updates…
Last week, we held the very first virtual LabCon. When it became clear that we needed to cancel the Atlanta conference in order to do our part to help flatten the curve of coronavirus, we immediately shifted gears and planned to hold LabCon by video. So on Monday morning, 50 people logged into LabCon from their homes and offices and got to work. Shifting from an in-person meeting to an online meeting was a…
As the legal profession evolves to meet the changing demands of the marketplace, freelance lawyers have a new angle on the practice of law as they develop new career goals, and their numbers have been growing in the largest U.S. legal markets over the past several years. A freelance lawyer enjoys much greater flexibility and control over their law practices than most solo practitioners. And because freelance attorneys are independent contractors hired by other…