Category Archives: Resources

Does Marketing Play a Role in Your Law Firm’s Lateral Recruiting and Integration?

A recent Legal Marketing Association – Bay Area (LMA-Bay Area) event played to a full house of legal marketers, recruiters and administrators. The topics included the role of marketing professionals…

Legal Writing Tip: It’s All in the Numbers

Writing numbers can be tricky, especially because there are conflicting rules about how to do it. The Associated Press, for example, has different guidelines than other popular style manuals.  And…

Solo and Small Firm Toolkit

A guide to hanging your own shingle, written by San Francisco attorneys   Download the Solo & Small Firm Toolkit Please enter your name and email address below to get…

Perceptions of Lawyers Improves One Client at a Time with Lawyer Referral and Information Service

A July article in the ABA Journal titled “How Much Do People Think Lawyers Contribute to Society?” quoted a Pew Research poll finding that only 18% of Americans think lawyers…

Legal Writing Tip: All Too Common Usage Mistakes, Part II

As promised in a previous column, here are more commonly misused words. Jive vs. Jibe Jive means to tease or to dance the jive. Jibe means to agree or be…

2013 Legal Marketing Technology Conference/ West

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Legal Writing Tip: The Three Types of Compound Words

Compound words are two or more words that function as a single unit of meaning. Their rules can be complicated and hard to remember. For example, is it book store…

LRIS Fund for Public Service: Panel Attorneys Support the Programs of the Justice & Diversity Center

Often, this column highlights a particular case referred by the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS), as well as the LRIS panel attorney who skillfully handled it. In many instances…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Spreads the Word About its Panel Attorneys

For the second year in a row, BASF’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) participated in the Golden Gate Business Association Pride Expo in June. Over 80 local LGBT friendly…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service Publishes FAQs Related to DOMA and How it Could Affect Your Clients

On June 26, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage to be that between a man and…