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Asked and Answered

How can you attract positive media attention for yourself or your clients? (podcast with transcript)
Feb 1, 2016 8:30 AM CST

You may have noticed that some lawyers are often quoted in the press. They might have practices that naturally garner attention, or perhaps they are great at explaining complex issues succinctly and have a good camera presence. Or it could just be that they’re known for returning phone calls and emails in a timely manner.

Reaching out to the media can be helpful—or harmful—to your clients. What are the best ways to approach reporters when you’re looking for a media spotlight? How can you provide reporters with useful information in a way that also promotes you and your clients in a positive light?

In this month’s Asked and Answered, the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward discusses how lawyers can best approach the media when they’d like some press. This month’s guest is Vivia Chen, a senior columnist with the American Lawyer.

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