Articles Tagged with Avvo

It’s a good time to be a legal startup, it seems. Just three weeks ago, we reported here that Clio, the cloud-based practice management platform, had raised $20 million in financing. Now comes news that the lawyer directory site Avvo has closed $37.5 million in financing. This latest round of financing was led by Coatue […]

The legal directory and Q&A site Avvo this week added a new feature, the Avvo Legal Marketplace, through which consumers can obtain proposals from lawyers interested in handling their case. Initially, this will be available for two practice areas, divorce and traffic tickets, with additional practice areas to be added. The concept is essentially that […]

Notice anything missing from Avvo today? That’s right, the doctors are gone. In a return to its roots, Avvo has sold off its directory of medical doctors and its health Q&A forums and will once again focus solely on the legal profession. Avvo derives its name from the Italian word for lawyer, and lawyers were […]

The legal directory and Q&A forum Avvo today introduced Avvo Lawyers, an app  that allows lawyers to follow and answer consumer legal questions directly from their iPhones or iPads. Using the app, you can: View and filter questions posted in the areas of law you follow. Add or remove subscriptions to legal questions posted in […]

Avvo, the legal and medical directory and Q&A site, today launched two new services designed to help lawyers more effectively market their practices. The two services are both offered under the umbrella name Avvo Ignite. One, Avvo Ignite Starter, offers “hassle-free search and mobile optimized” websites for attorneys. The other, Avvo Ignite Suite, is a […]

The lawyer-rating site Avvo.com is taking on a whole new profession with its launch today of doctor ratings. As of today, Avvo is adding an entirely new section of its site that contains profiles and ratings of medical doctors from all 50 states. (Click image to enlarge) As it does with lawyers, Avvo is rating doctors […]

Lawyer rating and directory site Avvo has received $10 million in a new round of financing, led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm DAG Ventures. Current Avvo investors, Benchmark Capital and Ignition Partners, also invested in this round. The funds will enable Avvo to further expand and enhance its products and services for consumers and […]

I am very happy to report that I will be a keynote speaker at the Avvocating Conference Jan. 21 and 22 in Seattle. Sponsored by Avvo, the conference has a great line-up of speakers who will address the theme of advanced online marketing training for lawyers. The line-up includes insiders from LinkedIn, Facebook, Google and […]

Lawyer-rating site Avvo will introduce a premium version next week that will enhance lawyers ability to customize their profiles, enhance their visibility in other Avvo sections, and provide them with more detailed analytics. Called Avvo Pro, it will be available starting Nov. 6 for a monthly subscription of $49.95. (An initial promotion will offer the […]

The lawyer rating site Avvo unveiled a major redesign of its Web site last night in order to enhance user access to its three main features: Lawyer Search, Answers & Advice and Legal Guides. It also formally launched its Legal Guides, a series of brief overviews of legal topics written by private attorneys or Avvo […]