Twitter Moot Court Convenes Tomorrow.

On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 10am PST (1pm EST) West Coast Environmental Law will be hosting the first ever Twitter Moot Court. The event takes the tried-and-true law school practice of mooting and flips it on its head by conducting it via social media. It’s an exciting innovation that will help interested parties explore […]

The Missing Link(s): Practice Group Social Media for Law Firms

[This article was originally published on www.SLAW.ca in September, 2011] We have been watching the ascent of social media in legal marketing for a few years now. Law blogs, once considered a frivolity suitable only for the technogeek outliers at the fringe of the law firm, are now recognized as legitimate business development vehicles at many, […]

The Law Firm iPhone App Comes To Canada – Torys LLP

Torys LLP has launched what appears to be the first Canadian law firm iPhone application.  Available as a free download via the iTunes app store, the app includes sections incorporating the firm’s twitter stream, publications, a lawyer directory, video content and firm contact information and maps. While they may be first to market in Canada, […]

Social Media for Lawyers – Powerpoint now available

Yesterday I presented a seminar to the Vancouver chapter of the Legal Marketing Association on Social Media and Social Networking for Lawyers where I set out my thoughts on why social media matters for law firms as well as introducing some of the major components (RSS, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, blogs) and how they all work […]

Social Media For Lawyers Breakfast Seminar – LMA Vancouver January 21, 2009

For Vancouver area lawyers and legal marketers interested in the exploding world of Social Media/Social Networking and wondering what all the fuss is about, I will be presenting a breakfast session next Wednesday, January 21st at downtown law firm Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy. Any and all interested parties welcome from committed luddites to the […]

“What fresh hell is this?” Exploring Twitter for lawyers

I think we can all agree that most lawyers already feel the perpetual crunch of excessive demands on their time. Between practice management, administration, professional development, firm and practice group meetings, and traditional business development activities like speaking engagements and industry association participation, one must also squeeze full helpings of billable work and family time […]

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