Webinar Schedule

View our latest free webinars on vital business and marketing topics for attorneys, hosted by Avvo’s in-house experts and acclaimed guest speakers.

Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Being Smart With Social Media (1hr Ethics CLE in CA/FL/IL/TX)

January 15, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Avvo, Social Media

Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel, will cover the latest decisions and opinions surrounding social media and the ethics rules governing legal marketing. Examples will highlight the most effective – and ethical – ways lawyers can use social media to develop business, as well as a number of ways that social media is often misused by attorneys.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn:

– The difference between inbound and outbound marketing – and why it’s critical to understanding ethical use of social media.
– How the rules governing attorney marketing are limited by the First Amendment.
– Why professionalism is of paramount importance in a world of easy, ubiquitous communication.

*Please note, CLE credit will only be given to those that attend the session live.

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Tanner Jones

Hosted by:

Marketing Director, Consultwebs.com

Word-of-Mouth in the Age of Google — Building an Office Culture for Client Reviews

January 29, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Online Reputation Management

Google+, Yelp, Avvo, and other Web reviews sites are 2014′s equivalent of word-of-mouth advertising. In an era when eight in 10 consumers trust online reviews as much as or more than personal recommendations, successful law firms must incorporate client reviews into their online reputation management practices. In this webinar, Tanner Jones, Marketing Director at Consultwebs.com, will show you how to incorporate proven client review processes into your law firm.

Lawyers and law firm marketing professionals who attend will learn about:

– Why online reviews are vital to a healthy law firm
– Strategies to bring your law firm higher SERP visibility based on client reviews
– Metrics that demonstrate how consumers utilize online reviews, and the continuing trend of reviews as the primary form of research that potential clients perform when searching for a law firm
– The best way to attract and solicit reviews
– Steps that successful law firms take to guide online reviews generation

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Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Working on the Web: Delivering Legal Services Online (1 hour Ethics CLE in CA, FL, IL, TX, WA)

February 12, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Content Development, Mobile Marketing, Online Reputation Management

E-commerce has exploded over the last 15 years, and this trend is finally finding its way to the law. This webinar is designed to help lawyers and law firms understand the primary ethics issues that may arise when selling or delivering legal services online.

Lawyers who attend will learn about:

– Online advertising and fee-splitting: A review of the first amendment considerations and limitations surrounding online referrals.
– The ethics of online Q&A: How does answering questions online from people who may be out-of-state mesh with state-based practice limitations?
– Online “deals” and unbundled services: To what extent do online deals or other unbundled offers implicate ethics rules around advertising, trust accounts, excessive fees, conflicts and the duty of competence?
– Technology & security: What special considerations around technology and cloud-based applications are in play when serving clients online?

*Please note, CLE credit will only be given to those that attend the session live.

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Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Someone Online Hates You: Ethical Responses to Negative Online Feedback (1hr Ethics CLE in CA/FL/IL/TX/WA)

March 12, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Client Relationship Management, Online Reputation Management, Social Media

In this webinar, Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel and VP of Business Development, will discuss ways to help lawyers and law firms get comfortable with the rapid proliferation of online feedback and the most effective – and ethical – ways to respond.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about:

– The spread of online feedback via social media and review sites, and the importance of this trend to professional services and reputation
– Why suing for defamation is the technique of last resort
– Avoid violating the ethics rules around misleading advertising and attorney-client confidences when responding to online feedback

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Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Ethics of Blogging for Lawyers ( 1hr Ethics CLE CA/FL/IL/TX/WA)

April 9, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Blogging, Social Media

What are the primary legal issues that arise when blogging? Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel and VP of Business Development, will review the basics of getting started with blogging, and cover some of the potential pitfalls that face bloggers in general – and legal bloggers in particular.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about:

– The application of attorney advertising rules to legal blogging, and the first amendment considerations involved.
– Defamation, liability for third party comments, and the nuts and bolts of dealing with takedown requests under the DMCA.
– Special considerations when blogging about clients.

*Please note, CLE credit will only be given to those that attend the session live.

Sign up now »

Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

If You’re Not on Facebook You’re Committing Malpractice (1 hour ethics CLE in WA/CA/FL/IL/TX)

June 11, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Facebook, Social Media

Can you imagine cross-examining a witness about a telephone call if you’d never used a telephone before? It sounds ridiculous, but that’s precisely where many attorneys find themselves today when it comes to social media. With most of the population now using one or more of these tools to communicate, it’s increasingly dangerous for attorneys to blithely ignore social media and other developing technologies.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about:

– The growing number of ethics opinions addressing social media, and the obligation of attorneys to be familiar with them.
– How to think about counseling clients on use of social media during a pending matter — and the attorney’s own use.
– The intersection between competency requirements and changes in law office technology.

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Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Being Smart With Social Media (1hr Ethics CLE in WA/CA/FL/IL/TX)

July 9, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Online Reputation Management, Social Media

Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel, will cover the latest decisions and opinions surrounding social media and the ethics rules governing legal marketing. Examples will be included highlighting the most effective – and ethical – ways lawyers can use social media to develop business, as well as a number of ways that social media is often misused by attorneys.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn:

– The difference between inbound and outbound marketing – and why it’s critical to understanding ethical use of social media.
– How the rules governing attorney marketing are limited by the First Amendment.
– Why professionalism is of paramount importance in a world of easy, ubiquitous communication.

Sign up now »

Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Working on the Web: Delivering Legal Services Online (1 hour Ethics CLE in CA, FL, IL, TX, WA)

August 13, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Mobile Marketing, Online Reputation Management, Website Design

E-commerce has exploded over the last 15 years, and this trend is finally finding its way to the law. This webinar is designed to help lawyers and law firms understand the primary ethics issues that may arise when selling or delivering legal services online.

Lawyers who attend will learn about:

– Online advertising and fee-splitting: A review of the first amendment considerations and limitations surrounding online referrals.
– The ethics of online Q&A: How does answering questions online from people who may be out-of-state mesh with state-based practice limitations?
– Online “deals” and unbundled services: To what extent do online deals or other unbundled offers implicate ethics rules around advertising, trust accounts, excessive fees, conflicts and the duty of competence?
– Technology & security: What special considerations around technology and cloud-based applications are in play when serving clients online?

Sign up now »

Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Someone Online Hates You: Ethical Responses to Negative Online Feedback (1hr Ethics CLE in CA/FL/IL/TX/WA)

September 10, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Online Reputation Management, Social Media

In this webinar, Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel and VP of Business Development, will discuss ways to help lawyers and law firms get comfortable with the rapid proliferation of online feedback and the most effective – and ethical – ways to respond.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about:

– The spread of online feedback via social media and review sites, and the importance of this trend to professional services and reputation
– Why suing for defamation is the technique of last resort
– Avoid violating the ethics rules around misleading advertising and attorney-client confidences when responding to online feedback

*Please note, CLE credit will only be given to those that attend the session live.

Sign up now »

Josh King

Hosted by:

General Counsel & VP of Business Development, Avvo

Ethics of Blogging for Lawyers ( 1hr Ethics CLE CA/FL/IL/TX/WA)

October 8, 2015 at 10AM (PT) / 1PM (ET)
This webinar covers topics in Blogging, Social Media

What are the primary legal issues that arise when blogging? Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel and VP of Business Development, will review the basics of getting started with blogging, and cover some of the potential pitfalls that face bloggers in general – and legal bloggers in particular.

Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about:

– The application of attorney advertising rules to legal blogging, and the first amendment considerations involved.
– Defamation, liability for third party comments, and the nuts and bolts of dealing with takedown requests under the DMCA.
– Special considerations when blogging about clients.

*Please note, CLE credit will only be given to those that attend the session live.

Sign up now »