Articles Tagged with social networking

Any site that sets out to become an exclusive online community for lawyers has a tough row to hoe. Lawyers are happy enough with LinkedIn and Facebook and do not seem all that interested in legal-vertical sites. We saw the ABA’s social networking site, LegallyMinded, shut down after barely two years. Another one, Lawford, launched […]

Forty percent of state court judges use social media profile sites, with the majority of them on Facebook. Even so, nearly half of judges strongly believe that they cannot participate professionally in social networking sites without compromising judicial ethics. These are among the findings of fascinating survey conducted over the summer by the Conference of […]

A report this week on social media use by older adults has important implications for the legal profession — even though it never mentions the legal profession or any other profession. A study by Pew Internet,¬†Older Adults and Social Media, finds that social-networking use among Internet users aged 50 and older nearly doubled in the […]

A new online networking site for lawyers and other professionals, HubSTREET, is unusual in that it evolved out of a bricks-and-mortar networking event. The site’s founder, Nancy Fox, is a professional networking and business-development coach. In October, she launched a regular New York City networking program, The MetroRoundTable, to facilitate networking between lawyers and accountants. […]

Here are the bar associations I have found with pages on LinkedIn. With the exception of the International Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Associations, I include only U.S. bar associations. Let me know of others that I have missed. International Bar Associations International Bar Association. National Bar Associations American Bar Association. Defense Research Institute. […]

I have been researching how bar associations are using social media. One aspect of that is identifying bar associations with Twitter feeds. Here is what I have found so far. Please let me know of others. As you will see, some are active, some are not. Arlington County (Va.) Bar Association, @arlingtonbar. Bar Association of […]

In conjunction with this week’s official launch of Martindale-Hubbell Connected, the professional networking site asked several legal bloggers to be part of a week-long series on social and professional networking. Today you get me. Tomorrow’s post will be by Monica Bay at The Common Scold. Others who have already posted in the series were Sean […]

Last July, I posted one of the first reviews of the beta version of Martindale-Hubbell’s professional networking site, Martindale-Hubbell Connected. Today, the site officially came out of beta and had its formal launch. For now, it remains open only to lawyers who are in private practice or who work as corporate counsel. Later this year, […]

[The following column originally appeared in print in June 2008. I am republishing it as part of my continuing effort to maintain an archive of my published columns. Important note: I have not updated this since its original publication. While most of the sites remain as described, some may have changed. All information was current […]

[The following column originally appeared in print in May 2008. I am republishing it as part of my continuing effort to maintain an archive of my published columns. Important note: I have not updated this since its original publication. While most of the sites remain as described, some may have changed. All information was current […]