Authenticity as a Social Media Marketing Strategy

Originally published on  “Just be yourself.” That’s advice we have all heard at some point in our lives, but it’s advice that can be painfully difficult to follow in our professional lives. Being authentic as a person is to be true, genuine, and not constructed to create an image that is a false representation of[…]

Social media judges and lawyers

Social Media, Judges, and Lawyers

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on on June 5, 2013. Judges are on social media, making their online profiles prime targets for lawyers looking to know more about the triers of fact. Lawyers must be careful, though, not to step across the line to unethical conduct when using social media to[…]

legal ethics vocabulary

Astroturfing to Technethics, the New Vocabulary of Legal Ethics

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on on September 25, 2013. Ethics blogs and journalists spend a lot of time writing about new technology and how it impacts the world of legal ethics. All this writing spawned a new vocabulary. It can get very wordy to describe something without a name,[…]

social media and jury trials

Using Social Media During Jury Trials

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on on September 2, 2014. Most of us only know enough about jury selection to figure out how to get bounced from a potential jury. Lawyers who work in jury selection, though, know its ins and outs and have a new tool to consider: social[…]

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Marketing and compliance for lawyers

Hiring Someone to Run Your Legal Marketing? Here’s What You Need to Know

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on on April 21, 2016. If you outsource your legal marketing to an agency, you must ensure it adheres to the rules governing legal advertising. Your Advertising Must Not Mislead While there are specific rules in each state governing legal advertising, the overarching principle[…]

Lawyerist Podcast: Ethically Problematic Marketing Strategies

Join Megan Zavieh and Tom Martin as they discuss ethically problematic marketing strategies and how Megan makes use of a chatbot during this Lawyerist podcast! The post Lawyerist Podcast: Ethically Problematic Marketing Strategies appeared first on Ethics and California State Bar defense lawyer Megan Zavieh. Powered by WPeMatico

Lawyers, Tech, & Ethical Compliance: What You Need to Know

Last week, Megan Zavieh was interviewed by Clio while attending the ABA TECHSHOW. You can watch the interview in its entirety by clicking here. Below, you can read Megan’s suggestions on lawyers, tech, and ethical compliance. If you have questions or if you need help with planning your defense, contact Zavieh Law. The infiltration of the[…]

Social Media Marketing for Lawyers: Can You Attract Potential Clients by Personalizing Your Social Media Profiles?

Social media marketing for lawyers is used to attract potential clients by providing them with interesting and helpful information. From explanations of basic legal concepts to discussing public cases in your jurisdiction, there’s a lot that you can do that falls within your jurisdictional guidelines for social media marketing. One current trend that you’ve likely[…]