Google My Business Has a New Attribute for Lawyers

Google My Business Has a New Attribute for Lawyers

Last week, Google quietly released a few new attributes that will help you communicate your meeting options while social distancing.

Four attributes were released but only one applies to most law firms; Online Appointments.

Since the COVID-19 measures went into place in March, many law firms started offering online consultations and appointments. With the new Online Appointments attribute, prospects don’t have to visit your website to know that you’re available for virtual appointments. They are able to see it…

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Google My Business Is Publishing Reviews Again

Google My Business Is Publishing Reviews Again

Google had shifted most of their Google My Business Resources to ensuring that listings had up-to-date resources to help businesses communicate with their clients during COVID-19 shutdowns. During this time, we advised our clients to not reach out to their clients and request reviews since there was no certainty that those reviews would be posted.

Over the last 3 weeks, we have seen pre-shutdown reviews get posted to law firms’ Google My Business listings and…

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How Law Firms Can Advocate for Social Justice and Racial Equality

How Law Firms Can Advocate for Social Justice and Racial Equality

Legal professionals work for justice for a living, and as such, are often viewed as leaders in their communities. This is especially true during crises. Law firms have a responsibility not just to make a statement about where they stand on the human rights issues at stake in America today, but to enact racial justice in their communities and workplace through a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. If you, like many others, have struggled to know how…

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How Systemic Racism Affects The Legal Industry, And Other Essential Reads

How Systemic Racism Affects The Legal Industry, And Other Essential Reads

The past weeks have seen tremendous challenges reach a boiling point in the U.S. Amidst racism, police brutality, and a global pandemic, lawyers have much to consider in the ways they decide to run their law firms. We’ve selected some essential reads to help lawyers both address their concerns about the state of the world, while continuing to effectively manage their firm.

A Conversation with Raphael Davis Williams (Clio)
Clio sits down with director of Equity…

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Tips For Creating A Sustainable Work-From-Home Model For Your Law Firm

Tips For Creating A Sustainable Work-From-Home Model For Your Law Firm

You probably already know that “going back to normal” isn’t really a thing to look forward to anymore. The pandemic has shown the legal industry that its structures must adapt to remain agile during times of duress, and in the process, it has revealed how previous methods might not have been serving law firms to begin with. During the age of home office Zoom calls, how can the work-from-home model and online tools serve not as temporary scaffolds, but…

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