Rapid Changes in Attorney Advertising Online: A Case to Watch

Blogging for HessConnect: “Even President Abraham Lincoln—who advertised his legal services as a lawyer in newspapers in the early 1850s—would run afoul of the state’s rules.” At least that’s what five named partners of Florida law firm Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley claim in a pending federal lawsuit against the Florida Bar. In Searcy … More Rapid Changes in Attorney Advertising Online: A Case to Watch

The Ethical Dilemma of LinkedIn Specialties, Skills, and Endorsements

My piece for HessConnect, which was also featured in the Foothills Bar Association of San Diego County Newsletter: Professional websites like LinkedIn can increase lawyers’ exposure and benefit their practices. With 187 million unique visitors each month, more than 68% of attorneys say they use LinkedIn to engage other professionals or potential clients. Even a widely … More The Ethical Dilemma of LinkedIn Specialties, Skills, and Endorsements