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Spring Additions to Lawblogs.ca

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Time for another installation of “What’s new at Lawblogs.ca”! Since our last update, we’ve added several new (and new to us) blogs to our directory of Canadian law blogs. Take a look: Campbell, Renaud Trial Lawyers Blog Democracy Law Blog  (Clayton Whitman) Work it Out Mediation (Allan Revich) Condo Adviser (Rod Escayola – Gowlings) National Self-Represented Litigants Project Blogmore »

Invite Your Clients To Co-Author Your Firm’s Content

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

Most lawyers have long since figured out that writing articles showing off their expertise in their chosen field is a safe and productive way to market their services. Some lawyers choose to publish these articles in their firm newsletters, others on blogs, and others in legal profession periodicals. Quite a few lawyers, additionally or alternatively, have realized that the best… more »

Mobilegeddon: The Countdown Is On

Posted by Steve Matthews on

“Make it mobile-friendly” has been the mantra in web development for the last many years, but now Google is making it official. The search engine has announced that as of April 21 (a.k.a. Mobilegeddon), they’ll use mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal in their search algorithms. Translation: if your site isn’t mobile-friendly, it will suffer in the search rankings on mobile… more »

Lawblogs.ca Breaks 500!

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Since our last lawblogs.ca update we’ve now hit a pretty major milestone — there are now slightly over 500 blogs listed in the Canadian Law Blogs Directory! Some of these blogs are relatively new, while others are just new to us. Two of them won Clawbies this past December and others came onto our radar by being nominated or nominating… more »

2014 Clawbies: The Acceptance Speeches

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Another edition of the Clawbies has wrapped up – have you checked out the latest Canadian Law Blog Award winners yet? Here’s what some of the winners and finalists had to say about their wins: Double Aspect Canadian Appeals Monitor FamilyLLB Family Health Law Blog Labour Pains Legal Innovation Legal Feeds Legal Sourcery Administrative Law Matters ABlawg You can also… more »

Latest Additions to Lawblogs.ca

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Clawbies season is well underway (get your nominations in before December 23rd!) and before too long we’ll be annotating lawblogs.ca with this year’s winners. In the meantime, take a look at the latest crop of blogs to be added to the Canadian Law Blogs Directory: DMC Law Dentist Lawyers Blog Mines Criminal Law Blog Access to Justice in Canada Blogmore »

Stem Client Roundup for November 2014

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Hard to believe, but the year is drawing to an end. Here at Stem, we’re only a couple days away from the 2014 Clawbies kickoff, and our clients have been doing some exciting things themslves over the last few weeks. Read on for more details… Congratulations are in order to Okanagan law firm Pushor Mitchell. The firm recently completed… more »

What’s new at Lawblogs.ca?

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

It’s probably fair to say that no one is all that excited about the cold weather that’s rapidly approaching. But for us at Stem, it means that the Clawbies will be here soon (nominations open December 1st)! With new Canadian law blogs cropping up regularly, it’s anyone’s guess which blogs will be among this year’s award winners. Could they be… more »

15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca

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The list just keeps on growing, and with these 15 new additions to lawblogs.ca, we’ve hit the 450 blog mark! Here’s a look at some of the blogs that have been added to the Canadian law blogs list since our last update in May. Legal Sourcery (Law Society of Saskatchewan Library) Canadian Immigration News Updates (FWCanada) Canadian Energy Perspectivesmore »

Neat Numbers from the Canadian Legal Blogosphere

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Every June, we review all the blogs listed at lawblogs.ca, fixing dead or outdated links and feeds and removing defunct blogs. It’s a big project but an interesting one. This year’s review left us with a final tally of 444 blogs (up from 415 last June) and I decided to take some statistics as I went through them. I… more »

Traffic to law firm homepages dying? Not so far.

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In one of his most recent posts, Lexblog’s Kevin O’Keefe made a brave prediction on the “death of law firm homepages”. Citing the recently reported traffic declines to the NYTimes homepage,  Kevin posits, “The death of homepages on law firm websites is likely to be much the same.” The idea that social media might be directly impacting the traffic… more »

Latest Additions to Lawblogs.ca

Posted by Steve Matthews on

Just a quick update on the Canadian Law Blogs List at lawblogs.ca. Here’s a look at a selection of the blogs that have been added to the directory since our last round of new additions back in February: Burke-Robertson LLP’s Labour & Employment Blog for Employees and Employers Blogue en droit criminel Patterson Law Medical Malpractice Patterson Insurance Pulse Patterson more »

Breaking Down The Barriers To Blogging

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I’ll choose “Things That I Know Are Good For Me But I Keep Putting Off Anyway” for $500, Alex. In a category that includes “Walking 20 Minutes A Day,” “Cutting Down On Aspartame,” and “Never Watching CNN Again,” many lawyers might also find “Writing A New Blog Post.” In law firms large and small, I often hear managing partners and… more »

Latest Additions to Lawblogs.ca

Posted by Steve Matthews on

Just a quick update on the Canadian Law Blogs List at lawblogs.ca. Here’s a look at a selection of the blogs that have been added to the directory since our last round of new additions back in October: The Family Connection Human Rights Blog in Ontario Franchise Justice Blog Calgary Lawyer The Workplace Matters Just Biotech LawNow Magazine’s Blog Survol more »

Stem Client Round-Up for November 2013

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It is already the end of November and we are hurrying into the holiday season.  Our clients have been very active this month, as you can see by the following: Rhode Island elder care attorney Mark Heffner highlighted a symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Impairment.  This free symposium featured Dr. Jie Shen, Harvard Professor of Neurology, presenting on “Memory… more »