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What Your Firm Can Learn From Super Bowl LV Commercials

Submitted by Joe on Tue, 02/16/2021 - 09:13

Superbowl Sunday is probably the most significant unofficial holiday in the United States. People from different places, backgrounds, and cultures all come together for one night to socialize, eat, watch the NFL championship, and of course enjoy some commercials.

Most years the Super Bowl is the most watched program on television in America and the second most-watched program worldwide. This means that while on any other day the commercials may provide a perfect snack or restroom break, the Super Bowl commercials are a showcase of their own that many consider can’t miss.

Average Hearing Office Processing Time: 2019 vs. 2020

Submitted by kdm on Fri, 02/05/2021 - 12:28

2020 was a difficult year for everyone and there is no doubt that as a Social Security Disability attorney you are facing the effects of the pandemic on your business. However, there is a glimmer of hope to come out of all of the chaos -- the average processing time for a Social Security disability claim decreased 25% (502 days to 390 days) from 2019 to 2020. While there were less dispositions overall, it seems that the switch from in-person to completely virtual hearings helped to speed up the process for many hearing offices across the country.*

How To Organize Keywords

Submitted by ccg on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 16:02

There are a couple different methods to group your keywords, but Excel is really the only place to do it. Once you have your keywords listed in Excel, one to each cell, you can sort them in a couple different ways: source-based, page-based, or theme-based. If you need help generating new keywords, check out my last blog post here.

4 Signs It’s Time To Update Your Firm’s Site

Submitted by Rachel on Thu, 01/21/2021 - 13:59

Every website needs a facelift from time to time. They can be as minor or extreme as you see fit. Your website is the first impression a potential client has of your firm. Because of this, having an attractive and functional website is more important than ever. There can often be some telltale signs that it’s time to give your firm’s site an update, such as the ones below.

More 2021 Employment Laws

Submitted by pjw on Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:01

As we move into 2021, many states have passed and are planning on passing new laws relating to employment law. Most of these laws are going to affect each entire state, while some are limited to certain cities. While many of these new laws are being put into place because of the pandemic, there are still plenty that not related. Below are some employment and labor laws that will affect Georgia, Maine, Nevada, Massachusetts, Oregon, Washington, and New York.

Connecting With a Client During a Pandemic

Submitted by Rachel on Tue, 01/12/2021 - 15:40

Connecting with a client can be difficult on a good day. During the pandemic, this can be even more challenging. With schedules changing, school and work moving online and the uncertainty of the global health crisis, finding new ways to connect with your firm’s clients and leads is more important than ever. Here are sometimes to help improve communication between your firm and you clients:

Legal Mythbusters: All Stars Edition

Submitted by sga on Tue, 01/05/2021 - 15:18

Mama Mia, here we go again. Another day, another myth to bust. But this time, we are taking a look at the All Stars of Legal Mythbusters. That is, the famous cases that people may have some misconceptions about. Shall we dive right in?

Myth: Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants was a frivolous lawsuit.

Maybe you don’t know the name of the suit, but you’ve definitely heard about it. Woman buys coffee, coffee spills on lap, woman sues for millions. She should’ve held the cup upright, where’s her sense of personal responsibility, right? Wrong!