From the monthly archives:

March 2009

TweetAs we prepare to move from beta testing to commercial launch of Martindale-Hubbell Connected, I wanted to take a moment to recognize and thank the literally hundreds of attorneys and legal professionals who have shared their input and suggestions with us. From the very beginning we recognized the value in sharing our plans and actively […]

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TweetThis week we’re pleased to present a series of posts by a number of esteemed journalists and experts on the broad topic of online networking for lawyers and legal professionals. Thanks in advance to Bob Ambrogi, Rees Morrison, Monica Bay, Larry Bodine and Sean Doherty for their contributions coming up this week. What’s happening? Why […]

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TweetA little over two weeks ago, Facebook launched its much maligned redesign to their home page to position itself better in the fight against current social media darling Twitter. Facebook’s design tries to mimic Twitter’s constant stream of thoughts. The result: Facebook users have revolted. A staggering 94% gave the new design a thumbs down according to a public […]

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TweetI am very excited to invite you to Social Media for Lawyers event that will take place on 26th March in NYC, at 7.30pm EST – and even if you can’t be there physically, you can still attend! Here’s the plan: Twitter has been hitting waves all over and some of you might be asking […]

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Tweet I want to respond to recent posts about people’s difficulties in joining Martindale-Hubbell Connected.  First and foremost, I want to make it clear in no uncertain terms that we are not blocking any lawyers from joining Connected.  Period.  Any lawyer who wants to join Connected, can join Connected. Over the past 6 months, we have offered demos […]

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TweetTwo weeks ago we launched Groups in Martindale-Hubbell Connected and already we have a few groups created by members. I received a few emails in the past few days asking for some guidelines and tips around creating a group, so here goes: Can anyone start any group? Absolutely! Depending on your Martindale-Hubbell Connected membership type, […]

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TweetMartindale-Hubbell is hosting an upcoming in-person CLE opportunity for in-house counsel: The Counsel to Counsel (C2C) Summit on Maximizing In-House/Outside Counsel Relationships April 1-2, 2009, at The Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. The Summit will feature two days of discussions to help corporate counsel build cost-effective teams without sacrificing quality or effectiveness. The format of […]

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TweetAs the Martindale-Hubbell Connected online network for legal professionals prepares to move from beta phase into full launch later this month, it’s encouraging to see that as legal organizations seek networking options for their members they are gravitating to the Martindale-Hubbell Connected online community. As a prime example of this, I’m very pleased to announce […]

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TweetMartindale.com is a finalist in the annual CODiE Awards in the category of “Best Online Business Information Service.” The fact that CODiE Award judges agreed that martindale.com is among the very best business information services online speaks to the ongoing transformation of the site into much more than a listing of lawyers – changing it […]

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TweetI read with interest Caroline Elefant’s post “How Lawyers Are Using Social Media” on Legal Blog Watch Friday that re-caps an article from Chicago Lawyer about how lawyers are using social media and online networking. The conclusions drawn out from the article and post appear to be that lawyers value online networking and social media […]

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