June 2012 | Social Media: Blitzed
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FEATURES

Keeping Up With Your Social Network Universe

By Phillip Hampton

Great tips and tools you can use to manage your social media presence.

From the Social Media Trenches: A Roundtable Discussion

Edited by John D. Bowers

Don't miss expert insight from Allison Shields, Molly DiBianca, Chris Spizzirri and Dave Bilinsky on trends, dangers and best practices of social networking and the blogosphere - all under one roof.

Tweet Me Right: A Practical Primer for Developing Relationships and Clients through Twitter

By Jared D. Correia

How to effectively leverage Twitter to develop professionally and grow your client rosters.

Social Media Risk Monitoring: Has Your Organization Been Gazopted?

By Karen Masullo and Suzanne Rhulen Loughlin

How to monitor social media to avoid having your reputation, brand, message, and identity co-opted by an unauthorized user.

Social Media and Search: The Impending Marriage

By Jabez Lebret

Understanding where Internet search is heading is essential to the future of your practice. With millions of people using social media networks and search engines on a daily basis, the merger of the two is imminent.

Navigating the Uncharted Waters of Social Media Marketing and Ethics

By Ethan Wall

Resources for attorneys sailing on the sea of social media but who want to avoid the ethical issues that lurk underwater.

DIVERSITY

What Do Women Want? Challenging the Diversity Myth

Reprinted from original publication: April 2010

By Ronda Muir

With women leaving the practice of law much faster than men, firms must think harder about delivering the initiatives that women lawyers seek.

MARKETING

How to Use LinkedIn to Turn Online Connections into Offline Business

By Jessica Sharp

How to take advantage of the most popular networking site for professionals to generate client leads and develop business relationships.

FINANCE

What's the ROI on Your Social Media Marketing?

By Edward Poll

From blogging to social networking, technology has given lawyers more marketing tools than ever. There is real danger, however, in becoming so infatuated with the tool that you forget the objective.

TECHNOLOGY

Social Media for Litigators

Reprinted from its original use as a session at ABA TECHSHOW 2012 in April 2012.

By Antigone Peyton and Ernest Svenson

This article covers a wide range of social media issues that arise in litigations—issues involving clients, witnesses, judges, and juries; key recent rulings involving social media evidence; and the effect of privacy laws on the collection and use of information in litigations.

CAREER PATHS

Deborah Michelson

Interviewed by Carol Ann Martinelli

Deborah is a litigator at Miller Goler Faeges LLP in Cleveland, OH. She has twenty years of extensive experience trying cases in both state and federal courts throughout the country.

MEET THE WOMEN RAINMAKERS!

Diane Holt Frankle

Interviewed by Debra Forman

Diane concentrates her practice in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, disclosure, anti-takeover counseling, internal investigations, public offerings, and executive compensation. She is based in the Palo Alto, CA office of Kaye Scholer LLP.


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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

John D. Bowers, Fox Rothschild LLP

ISSUE EDITOR

Thomas W. Shumate IV, Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Andrea Malone, White and Williams LLP

BOARD OF EDITORS

Lourdes Flora Brezo-Martinez, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Barbara H. Brown, Meagher & Geer PLLP

Andrea Cannavina, LegalTypist, Inc.

Margaret M. DiBianca, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Rodney Dowell, LCL, Inc.,

Nicholas Gaffney, Infinite Public Relations, LLC

Katy M. Goshtasbi, Puris Image

Jeremy Kridel, Indiana Court of Appeals

George E. Leloudis, Woods Rogers PLC

Allison C. Shields, Legal Ease Consulting, Inc.

Thomas W. Shumate IV, Kay Griffin Enkema & Colbert, PLLC

Gregory H. Siskind, Siskind Susser, P.C.

Ben Stevens, The Stevens Firm, P.A. Family Law Center

Wendy L. Werner, Werner Associates LLC

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