Social Media Legal Blawgs

Law blawgs regarding social media, published by lawyers and law firms with expertise in social media law, including criminal and civil law issues arising from use (misuse) of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks.

10 Ways Social Media Has Changed How Lawyers Operate 

by YouBlawg September 8, 2017 Law firm marketing

Contribution from an author in the legal sector explaining 10 of the ways social media has changed how lawyers operate:- Chances are, you are among one of the 1.23 billion monthly active users on Facebook… Or, if not, you might be a user of various other social media sites such as Twitter, Instagram, or even […]

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Genericide in the 21st Century: Overexposure of the Modern Brand

by ASchlossberg February 10, 2015 Blawging

“Every brand has at its core a substance that gives it strength.”[1] In the 21st century, the reality is that companies are being penalized for their success with certain products. Genericide occurs when a brand no longer denotes its origin, but rather is used to refer to a whole category of products. Yo-yo, Escalator, and […]

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How Lawyers Can Make the Most Out of Social Media

by Kerrymoloney November 22, 2013 Social Media

In the growing digital age, many businesses are now fully embracing the benefits of social media in business. However, there are still some industries that have not yet realised the potential social media offers. Many law firms are still struggling to come to terms with the fast-moving social world and many have not yet integrated […]

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Are “Googling” Jurors Juggling Justice?

by Adam McCabe LL. B (Hons) Dip. LP November 14, 2013 Law

The writer is a trainee solicitor with a commercial law firm in Scotland but that this article is not affiliated with the firm in any way, does not constitute legal advice and any opinions expressed or errors made are his alone. Are “Googling” Jurors Juggling Justice? Adam McCabe LL. B (Hons) Dip. LP The recent […]

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Using Social Media whilst Driving is Banned in Louisiana

by Legal Author August 28, 2013 Social Media

The beginning of August this year saw the state of Louisiana introduce a plethora of new laws. One of these novel laws concerns the use of mobile phones whilst driving. The state already had laws in place that banned the act of texting whilst driving. However, this law did not address the act of using […]

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The Role of Social Media in the Legal Industry

by Chelsea Wilson August 9, 2013 Law firm management

The Internet and social media are constantly disrupting industries—sometimes for the better, sometimes not. For most people, the penalty for taking a misstep online is merely embarrassment. For lawyers, however, the penalties can be quite severe, and can include fines and public censure. In order to stay on the right side of the law, below […]

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How Posting on Facebook Can Affect Your Case

by ShelbyW April 25, 2013 Criminal Law

Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites in the world, and this has led to unforeseen legal consequences for many users. For example, there have been several recent cases that have used information that was posted on the defendant’s Facebook wall to help prove their guilt. Additionally, there have been several employers […]

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Protecting Your Corporate Reputation Online

by timaldiss April 14, 2013 Social Media

Companies struggle with some familiar burning questions when they consider the risks and rewards of engaging in use of social media. It’s seems that the world of online interaction has become a darker place over the last 12 months or so. Football sex scandals, libel suits, and aggressive and persistent trolls have all served to […]

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How To Make The Most Of Social Media For Your Law Firm

by JacobLittleDigirank March 12, 2013 Social Media

The world of social media constantly ebbs and flows with general marketing – what’s trending, who’s talking about what, who’s following who. It changes to map the mood of its users, and reflect the topics which are being discussed. ‘The reality is’ according to a recently published Guardian article, ‘you no longer drive company and […]

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3 Essential Ways to Advertise Your Small Business

by edralyn March 1, 2013 Business

What makes a customer choose which companies they buy from? If you’re starting your own business, you might have already asked yourself this question. You may have even been trying to get your company off the ground for a while with no results. The answer is, of course, advertising. Advertising and building a brand for […]

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Social Media Can Improve Workplace Safety

by goose575 February 27, 2013 Accident Claims

State and Federal Occupational Safety and Health agencies are used to taking numerous claims of workplace safety violations. While these are predominantly in blue collar fields like manufacturing and construction, there are certainly unsafe office environments, such as during renovations or electrical repairs. There were three million reported cases of workplace injury or illness in […]

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Safety and Legal Rights with Social Media

by RyanD January 10, 2013 Social Media

Social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other sites have taken off in popularity with good reason. Through social media, you are able to meet people from all over the world who share your interests and can form lifelong relationships without ever leaving your living room. Safety is a very important concern when using […]

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International Laws Governing Social Media

by BirkettsLaw November 21, 2012 Social Media

International law governing social media has to adapt constantly in response to the social media revolution. Not since the industrial revolution has the world seen such a radical change in the lives of people and the laws that surround them. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and countless other social media networks, have and will continue to change […]

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Small Law Firm Use of Social Networking and Blogging

by danapplegate May 25, 2012 Networking

Social networking has become an integral part of any businesses looking to build value with potential customers.  Businesses of all sizes have begun to understand the value of Facebook likes and re-tweets, we’re even seeing the likes of CEOs stepping up to the plate and speaking candidly on their blogs. Law firms are no different, […]

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Best Social Sites and How to Use Them

by Legal Author May 16, 2012 Social Media

Below is a blog post regarding some of the best social media networking sites which may provide a brief overview for those legal professionals looking to get into social networking more for business purposes. For further information on social media, check out the social media posts on or on the Moore Legal Technology website […]

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What Makes People Tick? The Trayvon Martin Case

by johnnewman April 28, 2012 Blawg

The highly publicized Trayvon Martin case in Florida has attracted immense media attention, leading to highly polarized opinions as to who, George Zimmerman or Trayvon Martin, was the aggressor and who was the victim. But what if each individual was, simultaneously, both the aggressor and the victim? This paradox is possible when one considers the […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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Law Idol Winners Announced

by Legal Author April 11, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors announce Law Idol winners: Alannah Sloss, Stirling University blog post on Accidents at Work; Stephanie Rogan, University of Strathclyde blog post on No Win No Fee Claims; Jillian Merchant, University of Strathclyde blog post on Accidents at Work; Dominic McGuire, University of Abertay blog post on No Win No Fee; Emma […]

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Law Idol: The No Win No Fee Internship

by Legal Author February 21, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors Scotland are announcing a new, imaginative and fun way to offer students a No Win No Fee Internship at one of their offices in Scotland. I’m sure this will take a few people back to the days when they were students looking for a summer job and ending up working in […]

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How can law firms generate business online? SEO for lawyers

by Legal Author December 20, 2010 Business Development for Law Firms

As we come towards the end of recession, the main focus is changing from “how we can weather the storm” to “how we can develop more and more business”. Stephen Moore of CaseCheck discusses

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Do you know your rights when it comes to personal injury?

by Legal Author December 12, 2010 Blawg

If you are unsure of the circumstances in which you could make a claim or are looking for advice on where to turn for help, then watch our web TV show where Muiris Lyons and David Bott from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) give the most up to date legal information on when it’s fair to claim, how to do so and who to trust.

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Welcome to YouBlawg

by Legal Author August 7, 2010 Blawg

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