From the monthly archives:

July 2008

TweetI posted the following response to Robert Ambrogi’s thoughtful post about relationship-building for lawyers and wanted to continue the conversation here: You raise a great point about rainmakers and networking.  When it comes right down to it, personal relationships, well cultivated over time, will always pay off over the long run. My experience is that historically […]


TweetHi, I’m Brian Salmanowitz, the Product Development Director for the Martindale-Hubbell web sites. I lead the group of developers that builds, and I have been in this role since January 2007 and previously directed the development efforts for Martindale’s self-service, ratings, content and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. I plan to blog […]


TweetAs a follow-up to my recent post about our partnership with LinkedIn, I wanted to officially announce our agreement and post a few specifics about the LinkedIn arrangement below… Searching: when searching on, you will now notice that LinkedIn icons appear alongside law firm and lawyer names, allowing potential contacts who are also on […]


TweetYou’ve probably read about or noticed the LinkedIn integration we’ve launched on  At the same time, we also released a new feature on the lawyer, office and law firm profile pages – Profile Visibility. Users of might already be familiar with the Top 10 lists we have been publishing for more than a year.  […]


TweetThere have been a lot of questions and buzz this year about online networking for attorneys. Is it needed? Do attorneys use it? Will they? What is really needed? Yet there really hasn’t been much objective data out there to help answer such questions. Until now. Results of a recent Networks for Counsel survey by […]


TweetSome of you may have noticed a change at recently. Specifically, that we’ve added LinkedIn connections within the attorney and law firm profiles. In fact, some of you are talking about it online at several popular legal blogs such as The Legal Water Cooler and Legal Blog Watch. Indeed, we are very excited to […]


TweetHello! I’m Laxmi Stebbins Wordham, and I’m a Vice President at Martindale-Hubbell. I work with several teams of great people to develop strategy, oversee execution and make sure we keep growing and improving. As a new blogger, I hope to start and encourage thoughtful conversations about how we can make our products better. Within the […]


TweetMartindale-Hubbell is in transition, as many of you know. Indeed, this blog is one part of our ongoing work to serve the needs of the legal industry in the Web 2.0 era. We were pleased to note this week that the ABA Journal took notice of our efforts in an article titled “Martindale morphs.” Do […]