Category: Legal Industry Research

Consumer Behavior

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

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Real Estate and Business Law After COVID-19

Social distancing implemented to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus has caused significant economic consequences. Local shutdowns have led to unprecedented unemployment and have caused many businesses to close permanently. These impacts are becoming visible as consumers change their browsing behavior across Nolo.com and other Martindale-Avvo sites. Real Estate Legal consumers spending more time…Read More

research report: 7 Best Practices for Attorneys Adapting to the Times

Research Report: 7 Best Practices for Attorneys Adapting to COVID-19

To understand how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the legal system, we surveyed attorneys and laypeople looking for legal help. Here’s what we found, and what we think lawyers should do for commercial success in a new era.  1. Embrace Virtual Communication2. Secure Your Workspaces3. Streamline Your Practice4. Pivot Your Practice5. Establish a Strong Online…Read More

Think Like a Client

Improve Your Practice: Think Like a Client

The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) partnered with Avvo to analyze 2,232 reviews from registered Avvo consumers to determine what clients want from their attorneys. The resulting 32-page report, Think Like a Client published today, gives attorneys a thorough understanding of what clients want and expect from them. The report,…Read More

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How Attorneys Spend Their Free Time

Work-life balance is critical to both personal health and happiness, and yet, for many Americans, it feels out of reach. Lawyers, in particular, lead jam-packed professional lives. In addition to client meetings, they dedicate dozens of hours each week to administrative tasks and business development. Martindale-Avvo’s 2019 Attorney Compensation Survey Report reveals that, although most…Read More