Will Google’s latest algorithm change affect your legal blog? How do you write legal press releases? What are some of the apps lawyers are using? These questions and more are discussed in this week’s legal news roundup.
Would you like to know how Twitter can support your blog? Tired of typos creeping into your blog posts? Do you wonder why law firms are embracing social media? To find out more, read our roundup of legal news links, legal PR client news and story ideas.
Need help escaping a blogging dead end? Want to know what makes for an effective media relations campaign? Do you have anything special planned for the 2010 National Pro Bono Celebration? To find out more, read our roundup of legal news links, legal PR client news and story ideas.
Here’s our weekly roundup of PR client news, along with links to stories on a variety of topics, including writing for the Internet, social media tips, legal PR insights, practice management and new legal decisions and trends.
Yesterday marked the beginning of the Missouri Bar’s Solo and Small Firm Conference. In lieu of my usual Friday roundup, this week I’ll bring you some of the tips and highlights from the three-day conference.
When it comes to reporting, Ron Sylvester is no rookie. He’s spent 30 years as a journalist, the last 10 as the courthouse and legal affairs reporter for the Wichita Eagle. But his talent for storytelling isn’t confined to print. Sylvester was one of the first beat reporters in the nation to tweet from the courtroom, and in 2008 he launched a blog named after the quote attributed to Jerome Frank that explains how a judge reaches a decision: “What the Judge Ate for Breakfast.”
Whether you’re trying to settle on a story idea or devising a publication strategy for your guest article, editorial calendars can be an important resource.
I spend a lot of time – probably too much – online, reading the latest news articles, blog posts and magazine stories that touch on the law, writing, technology and business management. I often tweet links to my Twitter followers. I also e-mail helpful or interesting nuggets to clients and friends.I’ve decided to take that practice a step further and offer a link-roundup segment.
A story about a recent defense verdict won by Tony Simon and Timothy Grochocinski of The Simon Law Firm was featured in the Feb. 5 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal.