Legal Ethics of Blogging

 Is blogging advertising? Jennifer Richards of Queen City Addendum answers your questions about legal blogging. Is blogging advertising? Jennifer Richards of Queen City Addendum answers your questions about legal blogging.

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Social Media Coupons for Lawyers: Are they Ethical?

Want to try Groupon to get new clients? Learn what factors you should consider to steer clear of ethical pitfalls. There are ethical concerns in the use of social media coupons, and whether their use by lawyers seeking new clients is in compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct depends on a number of factors. Washington […]

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Social Media and Legal Ethics: LinkedIn Endorsements

Are RPC violations lurking in your LinkedIn profile? Lawyers frequently use social media to market their name and their business. Nowadays, almost every lawyer has a website, blog, LinkedIn profile, Facebook profile, or other online account. It is important to make sure you are not displaying false or misleading communication about yourself or your services as […]

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Friday 5: Tips for Writing a Great Blog Post

Considering starting a blog or contributing to NWSidebar? Learn what makes a great, and not-so-great, blog post. If you have a blog, want to contribute to NWSidebar, or are thinking about starting your own blog (legal or otherwise), here are a few tips that will help you write great blog posts. 1. One at a […]

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Blogs, Blogs, Blogs

If you’re reading this, you already know that NWSidebar offers Washington lawyers a fresh assortment of news, commentary, and tips. You can browse it, search it, or have new posts delivered to your email inbox. If you like this medium for getting legal updates, there are lots of other law-related blogs to check out. Interested […]

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Click “Like”

Washington United for Marriage, The Seattle Aquarium, Jon Stewart, napping. Every company, movement, politician, and mundane activity has a Facebook page. These pages are “liked” by thousands of people (napping currently has 120,756 “likes”). With the click of a button, you express interest. But is clicking “like” or “favoriting” a tweet the same as stating an […]

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