Super Lawyers selectees are diverse, uniquely talented individuals who thrive in a variety of practice areas. Because of their success, Super Lawyers selectees oftentimes make headlines for a number of reasons. This could be because of newsworthy cases or important causes they champion. Here are just a few headlines Super Lawyers selectees made in the month of February.
Over the past ten years Todd Spodek, founder at Spodek Law Group P.C., has built his law practice into a high-demand New York City trial law firm, based on positive results and high-profile court cases. From Fox News to Entrepreneur.com to Entertainment Tonight Todd relishes the idea of his firm being noticed in a crowded marketplace. We spoke with Todd briefly about his first Rising Stars list selection as well as everything from Instagram to online marketing.
In 2017, digital marketing is, of course, critical to the success of your law firm. In order to cast the widest net possible, you need to reach future clients on social media, have a solid body of good client reviews and run a clean, professional website.
In the 2008 issue of Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine, we published one of Editor-in-Chief Erik Lundegaard's all-time favorite features: a profile of former Detroit undercover cop Bernard Taylor, now a class action and mass torts attorney at Alston & Bird in Atlanta. An excerpt:
Think about your commute to work this morning. You probably heard ads on the radio, drove past billboards or saw advertisements on the train. How many of these registered with you, consciously or otherwise? It's safe to say most of them probably slipped right past without making an impression of any kind.
As January comes to a close we wanted to recap some of the editorial features for the four magazines released this past month: 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine and the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine.
On "Love Your Lawyer" Day, we asked Super Lawyers selectees why they chose to become attorneys. After all, the legal realm can be a challenging field, and it certainly isn't for everyone. Attorneys who have been selected for Super Lawyers have risen not only to meet these high expectations, but have gone above them, too, so their responses promised to be illuminating. In the responses we received, we saw two significant trends emerge.
It seems that everywhere you turn unofficial holidays that highlight certain groups of people like authors, vegans or even Star Wars fans are fast becoming commonplace. Now lawyers have a holiday of their own: "Love Your Lawyer Day".
You used to build trust with potential clients the old fashioned way-you looked them in the eye, shook their hand and reassured them that you were the lawyer they could rely on. But trust doesn't start in your office anymore. Today consumers are researching attorneys online so your first point of contact is digital where it is much harder to assure them of your credibility.
The conversation about great lawyers on film used to begin and end with Atticus Finch, with maybe Lt. Daniel Kaffee, Sir Wilfred Robarts or young Abe Lincoln tossed in for good measure.