Posts tagged "Super Lawyers Selectees"

Super Lawyers in the News: Making a Murderer, Illusion of Justice, Empire of Pain and HUD

Super Lawyers list selectees come from a wide array of backgrounds and possess a vast array of abilities. As a result, they often end up in the news, whether because of the cases they represent or the distinction they receive. So here are a few of the latest noteworthy items from Super Lawyers listees in the last couple months.

January Editorial Displays Estate and Trial Expertise

Super Lawyers selectees encounter a vast array of cases and situations. In this month's magazines, attorneys from Maryland, Louisiana, Illinois and Southern California show off the humor, ingenuity and confidence it takes to become a selectee.

From the Vault -- Murderous Spouses, Media Frenzies and a Client Named Snake

The 2008 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine featured a deep dive into the world of criminal law, as we took a close look at Leslie Ballin's intense, high-stakes, high-profile and sometimes even hilarious defense practice at Ballin, Ballin & Fishman in Memphis. When we spoke with him, Ballin had already handled more than 150 murder cases, involving everything from abused spouses to tough guys named Snake. An excerpt:

A Little Investment Goes A Long Way

When it comes to an attorney or law firm marketing their services to an ideal client base there are a multitude of ways to get in front of potential prospects. For a family law attorney it might be radio spots on a local station during rush hour. If you're an attorney that focuses on DUI representation maybe its television ads around Christmas and New Year's when arrests tend to trend upward. The point is the type of practice area and overall marketplace often dictates what type of marketing opportunities attorneys pursue.

A Nod To Community Service On "Love Your Lawyer Day"

On last year's "Love Your Lawyer Day," we asked attorneys why they chose to become lawyers. After all, the legal realm can be a challenging field, and it certainly isn't for everyone. In the responses we received, we saw two significant trends emerge.

Getting The Most Out Of That Social Post

So, you've been selected to a Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list. Congratulations, at the end of the day only five percent of attorneys are selected to the Super Lawyers list with another two and a hald percent selected to the Rising Stars list in each state. Last week we talked about sharing your accomplishments on social media. Now, let's take it a step further and make sure your posts are getting in front of the largest audience possible. After the high fives and handshakes, here are four applicable steps to help spread the word.

Getting Social With Your Selection

Legal consumers, especially millennials, are searching for you on social media. According to a recent FindLaw study, 37 percent of millennials, and 20 percent of general legal consumers are incorporating social media into their search for a lawyer. If you aren't there, these clients will go to a firm that is.