When Should You Update Your Law Firm’s Website Content?

Building a whole new website is time consuming and expensive. With a busy court schedule and clients taking up all your working hours, it may be easy to let your law firm’s website content slide to the back burner. But for how long? When should you update your law firm’s website content? Continue reading

Balancing Law and Advocacy in Your Legal Briefs

Sometimes the law works with you. Other times, your client’s interests require a little more creativity. No matter what practice area you specialize in, your trial briefs and motions for summary disposition need to be both useful and compelling to your judge to win your case. So how do you balance law and advocacy in your legal briefs? Continue reading

Could Your Law Blog Turn You Into a Thought Leader?

The title “thought leader” is the next big trend since “guru”. It means someone others look to in setting trends and inspiring movements. Lawyers across the country are using their law blog as a platform to move them from expert to thought leader. But you have to do it right. Continue reading

Taking Inspiration from Adjacent Industries

Let’s face it, sometimes writing a lawyer blog is tedious, even boring. When you feel like you are stuck in the same patterns, or want to provide your readers with some useful but different information, taking inspiration from adjacent industries may be just the way to do it. Continue reading

Should You Write About Losing?

You spent a week of long nights preparing for trial. You had everything ready — witnesses prepped, exhibits labelled, issues briefed. But at the end of the day, the verdict came in for the other side. Now what happens to that great idea you had about writing a blog post announcing your victory? Should you write about losing? Continue reading

Tone and Profiles: Who Do You Want to Be Online?

As professionals, our reputation and image are important parts of recruiting the kind of clients we want. Find out how the tone of your website and blog, together with your online profile can create an image of who you may, or may not, want to be online. Continue reading

Legal Linguist Joins the PatchWork Collective Coworking Space in Ferndale, Michigan

Writing can be a lonely profession. While some of the best writing happens behind closed doors, some of the best thinking happens collectively. That’s why I am excited to announce that Legal Linguist is joining the PatchWork Collective, a drop-in coworking space in Ferndale, Michigan. Continue reading