Celia Colista

Celia Colista is a writer and editor who comes from a family of lawyers. Originally from Detroit and a former resident of Chicago and Brooklyn, she currently lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Recent Articles

5 Ways Lawyers Can Keep Leads Alive

Lawyers often don’t think in terms of leads—warm or cold. But if you have calls coming in and then wonder why your client roster isn’t growing, you may be giving up too easily on your leads. That tendency to give up on following up has led legal intake expert Denny Newberry, Vice President of Business…Read More

Consumer Behavior During a Pandemic

This article focuses on the consumer data referenced in our research report: 7 Best Practices for Attorneys Adapting to COVID-19. How are clients and those looking to hire an attorney behaving since the COVID-19 pandemic?  In late April and early May, we surveyed approximately 2,400 visitors to several Nolo network sites, including  AllLaw.com, CriminalDefenseLawyer.com, DrivingLaws.org,…Read More

How Attorneys Are Coping in the Pandemic

Martindale-Avvo surveyed attorneys to gain insight into how they are managing during the COVID-19 pandemic. As states begin reopening, attorneys are adapting to the new reality, complete with safety protocols, shifting practice areas, and declining revenues. These are the main takeaways.  Revenues Are Down for Most  In the survey, we asked 210 of you about…Read More

How to Leverage Social Media During a Crisis

Whether your law practice is a social media success story or your firm doesn’t even have its own Facebook page, now is the time to up your social media game. Keeping in touch with clients and maintaining a strong online presence can help your practice survive during a crisis and tee it up for future…Read More

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