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We sat down with attorney Nick Pleasants of Pleasants Law to discuss his experience in our Lawyerist Lab Community. Lawyerist: Can you give a brief description of your firm, its size, practice area, location, and a little bit of how you started it? Nick: Sure. So, I have my own law firm in Bellevue, Washington. I’m the only attorney. We have one paralegal and I practice primarily in elder law. Think estate planning, probate trust…
Search engine optimization, aka SEO, refers to internet marketing techniques used to increase a website’s exposure, or ranking, in search engine results. It is also the marketing initiative that many law firms struggle with the most.  A lot of lawyers think they don’t need SEO when word-of-mouth and traditional advertising still generate leads. This kind of thinking only leads to missed opportunities. Potential law clients are searching for attorneys online more than ever, and an…
Search engine optimization, aka SEO, refers to internet marketing techniques used to increase a website’s exposure, or ranking, in search engine results. It is also the marketing initiative that many law firms struggle with the most.  A lot of lawyers think they don’t need SEO when word-of-mouth and traditional advertising still generate leads. This kind of thinking only leads to missed opportunities. Potential law clients are searching for attorneys online more than ever, and an…
As a client-focused business, many attorneys only earn based on billable hours. Your day-to-day as a lawyer may include talking with clients, client intake, billing, collection, practice management tasks, and maybe, just maybe, finding time in your day to research and write that brief. Unfortunately, those non-billable administrative tasks are often those that take up most of your time. This is where workflow automation, and Actionstep, can help.  Details From client onboarding and scheduling…
As a client-focused business, many attorneys only earn based on billable hours. Your day-to-day as a lawyer may include talking with clients, client intake, billing, collection, practice management tasks, and maybe, just maybe, finding time in your day to research and write that brief. Unfortunately, those non-billable administrative tasks are often those that take up most of your time. This is where workflow automation, and Actionstep, can help.  Details From client onboarding and scheduling…
In order to thrive in the legal field today, the Modern Lawyer must properly tend to their online presence. Whether through paid advertising, grassroots social media, or website SEO, attorneys need to harness fast, efficient, and effective ways to connect with potential clients online. Maintaining your Google Business profile is an inexpensive, but sometimes confusing, way to promote yourself. Now, with Clio’s Google My Business integration, you can easily increase your presence on Google…
In order to thrive in the legal field today, the Modern Lawyer must properly tend to their online presence. Whether through paid advertising, grassroots social media, or website SEO, attorneys need to harness fast, efficient, and effective ways to connect with potential clients online. Maintaining your Google Business profile is an inexpensive, but sometimes confusing, way to promote yourself. Now, with Clio’s Google My Business integration, you can easily increase your presence on Google…
Rebecca Ritchey Sara Kelley We sat down with family law attorneys Rebecca Ritchey and Sara Kelley of Sibus Law Group to discuss their experience in our Lawyerist Lab Community. Lawyerist: Hi Rebecca and Sara! Could you give a brief description of your firm, your practice area, location, and any other details you want to tell me about it? Rebecca: We’re Sibus Law Group. We’re a pretty small firm—we have two attorneys. We do flat-fee family…
Rebecca Ritchey We sat down with family law attorneys Rebecca Ritchey and Sara Kelley of Sibus Law Group to discuss their experience in our Lawyerist Lab Community. Lawyerist: Hi Rebecca and Sara! Could you give a brief description of your firm, your practice area, location, and any other details you want to tell me about it? Rebecca: We’re Sibus Law Group. We’re a pretty small firm—we have two attorneys. We do flat-fee family law, which…
Exceptional client service differentiates your firm from the next. At Actionstep we create software that enables you to run your firm AND delight your clients. We know the lawyer-client relationship is fundamental to keeping clients happy and coming back. However, no one person can control client experience in its entirety—it is a firm-wide endeavor. Client experience is made up of 100s of touchpoints throughout the client’s journey with your firm. From the first response they get from…