Law Firm Web Sites: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Good article about law firm web design by Jim Austin of The Legal Intelligencer. Some interesting highlights… Fewer firms are using "splash" pages — animated graphics or Flash presentations with little to no content. Splash pages increase download times, confuse search engines and can discourage visitors looking for content. Also, firms are moving away from …

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Virtual Law Libraries Provide Wealth of Material

Good article from Law.com about how the Internets virtual law libraries provide great legal research information. Some of the most extensive and accurate Web sites are virtual law libraries, such as those maintained by Cornell, Georgetown, Emory, Indiana and Washburn universities. In addition, the researcher can feel comfortable with the Internet Law Library, formerly maintained …

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Google Hits All-Time High in U.S. Search Referrals

Google’s U.S. search referral percentage hit an all-time high, climbing above 52 percent for the first time. According to independent research that was collected and analyzed by WebSideStory, Google’s search referral percentage – the percentage of search traffic it sends to other sites on the web – is more than double that of its nearest …

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Great Legal Research Internet Site

Washburn University of Law has a great legal resource site called Washlaw Web. They have every states legislative info, historical documents, court information, rules of the courts and a whole lot more. Its very well organized and they also have a good legal directory that all law firms should be listed in.