How Law Firms are Going Beyond Online Marketing

While websites and social media pervade marketing opportunities, they are not the only way. According to a We Are Social and Hootsuite Digital report, in 2016 there were 2.80 billion social media users worldwide. Approximately 37 percent of the global population participated in some way on social media last year. While marketing gurus espouse the…

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Can Technology Be Used To Limit Who Sees An Employment Ad?

Plaintiffs allege targeted job ads discriminate against them. Amazon, T-Mobile, Cox Communications and Media Group, Ikea, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and the University of Maryland Medical Center are defendants in an age bias suit. These companies are among the defendants sued by the Communication Workers of America and three others claiming they were subjected to age discrimination…

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News Flash: Law Firm Newsrooms Get The Word Out

“Journalists are moving away from wire services,” says Steve Momorella, founder and owner of Tekgroup, a Virginia company that has developed software to help businesses establish an online newsroom. Tekgroup recently released the findings of its 17th annual survey of journalists regarding their attitudes towards business newsrooms. Among the conclusions is that if most businesses…

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California Supreme Court Weighs Defendants’ Rights to Access Witnesses’ Social Media Accounts

Social Media Pre-Trial Access

Decision could allow defendants access to witnesses’ pre-trial social media posts The California Supreme Court recently heard a case pitting the due process rights of criminal defendants with the purported privacy rights of witnesses in a trial. At issue is whether a criminal defendant should be granted full access to the social media accounts of…

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Why Should Lawyers Care About Responsive Design?

People visit law firm websites on a variety of devices, the sizes of which range from a small smartwatch to a generously sized television monitor. In order to maximize user experience, websites need to be constructed to accommodate those broad ranges and ensure each interaction with the site as is easy as possible. Enter responsive…

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