6 Excellent Social Networking Sites for Lawyers

by admin on Sep 28, 2010

A social network site is understood from services that reflect upon social networks or social relations among people who shares common interests or activities. A social network site primarily is service essentially consists of a representation of each user’s profile with his/her social links, and other variety of additional services. Most of the social network services are web based and provide means like as for e-mail and instant messaging. As according to above discussed parameter of websites below are mentioned some of the most poplar social networking websites for lawyers.

  1. Facebook.com: This website is owned by Facebook INC and is a social networking website that started in February 2004. It has around 500 million active users. Here users can add around friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. For legal purposes and protecting law and order it is also joined by police departments and investigating agencies from many countries and nations.
  2. Lawlink.com: As founded in 2007, LawLink is a premier social networking site for legal communities with around and over 8,000 members in entire United States. It has four interconnected social networks alike The Attorney Network, The Expert Witness Network, The Law Student Network and The Law Professional Network. It is open to eligible legal professionals worldwide.
  3. LegalOnRamp.com: It is a Collaboration system for in house counseling and it invites outside lawyers and third party service providers.   It has participation of lawyers about around 40 countries and had collection of content and technology resources. Basic services are free, so all members are expected to contribute to the community as a whole.
  4. LinkedIn: It is a business oriented social networking site that was funded around in December 2002 and launched in May 2003 and is primarily is used for professional networking. It has around 75 million users around 200 countries and regions worldwide.
  5. Martindale:  The story of martindale community started back in 1868 when the lawyer and businessman James B. Martindale first published The Martindale Directory as to provide lawyers, bankers, wholesale merchants, manufacturers, real estate agents, and others the reliable addresses of law firm, one reliable bank, and one reliable real estate office in every city in the United States. Presently Martindale-Hubbell offers solutions for both professional and consumer markets and its online community has around one million lawyers and firms in the United States.
  6. Twitter.com: It is a social networking and microblogging site owned and operated by Twitter Inc. and works upon the phenomenon named as to be Tweets.  Tweets are generally text-based posts which extends upto 140 characters shown on author’s profile page. It has two services named to be as following and followers. The website is based out in San Bruno, California near San Francisco it also has offices in San Antonio, Texas and Boston, Massachusetts.
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