Posts tagged "Super Lawyers selection process"

Being Where Potential Customers Are: A Q&A with Attorney Todd Spodek

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 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.

Super Lawyers Selectees in the News

We all know Super Lawyers selectees are the best of the best, exemplifying excellence in practice in all 50 states. They are selected because of peer recognition, achievements and verdicts or settlements. But what does excellence look like in action for Super Lawyers selectees? Here are just a few examples.

What It Means To Have Authenticity on Social Media

How do potential clients see your firm? There's a predisposition amongst legal consumers that attorneys sit in their ivory tower, lording from on high. So while many lawyers are easily accessible, sometimes prospects don't view it that way. It's difficult to hurdle this barrier many consumers have, but doing so will help your firm seem trustworthy and compassionate.

Breathing Life Into a Small Law Firm in the Big City

For Liane Fisher, senior partner at Fisher Taubenfeld LLP in New York City, the demands of running a business and a law practice at the same time was a juggling match to say the least. Whether it was human resources, budgeting, marketing or even networking, Liane wanted to dedicate more time to the practice of employment law.

Super Lawyers Selectees On Why They Chose The Legal Field

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.

Consumers Overwhelmingly Trust Online Reviews, Says New FindLaw and Super Lawyers Survey

For the past year both Super Lawyers and FindLaw have been advocating about the value of being proactive when it comes to managing your reputation online. Now there's more proof to that claim.

Pro Bono Work is One Reason to "Love Your Lawyer"

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".

Securing Client Trust in an Online World

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.

Don't Sleep on the Power of Print Advertising

With the end of 2016 in sight you might be mulling over where to allocate remaining marketing dollars. Maybe your thoughts have turned to improving your reputation in the community. Or perhaps you're busy pondering ways to provide better client service in 2017.

Put Your Super Lawyers Smile on Video

Being named to a Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list is no small feat. Those selected need to take every opportunity to maximize the attention that comes with this honor. Awards and recognitions are what the marketing world calls third-party validations, and they can be extremely valuable marketing tools for attorneys. Third-party validations help you stand out in an increasingly competitive legal market.