Archives for March 2010

Stem Client Roundup for March 2010

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

March has seen Stem’s clients winning awards, featured in interviews, and blogging thoughtfully on a wide range of topics. Here’s a quick look at what everyone’s been up to: Gowlings was recognized in the Canadian Dealmakers Awards Gala for three transactions they advised on. The Awards celebrate excellence in mergers & acquisitions BC-based legal support services provider Dye & Durham… more »

Facebook for law firms

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

I gave a presentation last week on social media for law firms that looked at ways in which firms — rather than individual lawyers — can make the best use of tools like blogs, Twitter and Facebook. Over the next few weeks, I’ll summarize some of my points on this topic, starting with this post on Facebook. Like most people,… more »

When the reporter calls

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

My newest law practice column has been published in The Lawyers Weekly, and this month’s topic has a media focus: how a lawyer can give a good interview without putting herself at risk. It was the result of twin streams of thought I’ve had lately: one, that many lawyer interviews are remarkably bland and produce eye-glazing copy in print,… more »

Canadian Law Blogs List Now Over 200!

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Since our last batch of updates, there have been 11 additions to LawBlogs.ca: Law of the Lands – Farm, Energy & Enviro Law (John Goudy) Blawg Briefs (Aird & Berlis LLP) Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada (Lisa Stam) The Ten Second Lawyer (Innovate LLP) Legal Frontiers (McGill) F/Law: Canadian Women and the Law LCO Blog (Law Commission more »

Creating a Facebook fan club

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

Spurred by Martha Sperry’s recent post about the numerous benefits to bloggers that Facebook offers, I decided it was past time for me to revisit and complete an old project: creating a Facebook Fan Page for my blog Law21. It’s still early in the process, and I’m learning as I go, but I can see a lot of valuable applications… more »

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