Archives for August 2012

Stem Client Roundup for August 2012

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Five years ago this month, Stem Legal was in start-up mode, just getting our feet wet. A year later we had enough clients to warrant our first official client roundup… and as they say, the rest is history. So without further ado, here’s this month’s list of client news! Chilliwack lawyer Daniel Sorensen of Waterstone Law Group  launched the… more »

18 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

With this round of new additions, we are creeping closer and closer to 400 Canadian law blogs on the Canadian Law Blogs List… pretty amazing when you consider that when Steve started this list in 2005, there were only 43 of them! Will we crack 400 this year? Only time will tell. Take a look at the 18 newest… more »

The Jonah Lehrer Experience: Lessons For Law Bloggers

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

If you watch much TV or read many magazines, the names Jonah Lehrer, Fareed Zakaria and Niall Ferguson will probably be familiar to you. And if you’re especially up to date on current events, you’ll also know that all three of these distinguished and respected authorities are currently suffering reputation crises, because they published articles that contained everything from… more »

Distributed Publishing Opportunity #4: Legal FAQ Sites

Posted by Steve Matthews on

This is the last in a series of posts on distributed publishing opportunities for lawyers and law firms. If you haven’t done so already, please do check out the intro post and previous entries on blogging, social media, and microsites. Now, to wrap up, let’s talk about…

Legal FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, have been around… more »

Stem Congratulates Jordan Furlong – One of Canada’s 25 Most Influential Lawyers

Posted by Steve Matthews on

Everyone at Stem Legal is thrilled to congratulate our friend and colleague Jordan Furlong, who has been named by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s 25 most influential lawyers! In addition to advising our clients about their online brand positioning and strategy, Jordan works incredibly hard researching and writing about the changing legal profession. His blog at more »

Distributed Publishing Opportunity #3: Microsites

Posted by Steve Matthews on

This is the latest in a series of posts on distributed publishing opportunities for lawyers and law firms. Check out the intro post and previous entries on blogging and social media, if you haven’t already! Now, on to our next topic…

Microsites

Microsites are single-subject websites which can include a variety of content formats: Isolating a service line; Answers… more »

Business Casual Blogging: The Importance of Tone

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

I’ve just finished giving a presentation to the newest class of articling students at my client Harrison Pensa LLP of London, Ontario. Harrison Pensa is one of only two firms in Canada (so far as I’m aware) with a dedicated articling student blog, which I think is a terrific initiative. Giving articling students the opportunity to blog offers so… more »

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