Law By the Numb#rs

59 ABA Journal Law By the Numb#rs articles.

Leverage Still Rules: There’s one difference between law-firm ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’
Law schools expect applications to increase, but grads’ job data shows decline
Who’s afraid of cybercrime?
To gain more clients, use social media
So Facebook is frivolous? LinkedIn a laugh? Twitter a twit? A FindLaw survey warns lawyers not to dismiss social media out of hand.
How much money can you make in different practice areas?
Does SEO relate to law-firm success?

Study finds strong tie between search engine visits and new phone calls to firms.

Fewer lawyers—and jobs—for the Class of ‘15
How much is that website?
Poor intake processes are leaving potential clients hanging, study finds
More ‘best firms’ have females as top rainmakers
Legal startups seeking seed capital are sprouting
Midsize corporations are slow to pick up on e-discovery innovations
There’s an uptick in e-filing in state and local courts
Half of respondents in legal tech survey have encryption, but less than a third use it
Starting associate pay of $160K is common—but not as common as in 2009

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