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Instagram: Your Firm's New Best Friend

If you think Instagram is only for millennials, think again. It's fast becoming one of the top marketing channels for building your brand and meeting potential clients, with relatively little effort. That's good news for a top attorney like you with a busy calendar.

Super Lawyers Selectees Overcome Obstacles

If you think law school was difficult, it has nothing on the circumstances these Super Lawyers overcame. From escaping political unrest in the Philippines to trying to change the views of women in an entire profession, the following stories evidence the varied backgrounds yet similar resolve of Super Lawyers selectees. Read each story and see what's happening with other Super Lawyers and Rising Stars selectees.

From the Vault -- "The Lawyer Who Can Save Your Soul"

Emile Banks has come a long way. Arrested while growing up in Chicago for trying to scare neighborhood bullies with his mother's handgun, he spent a night in jail at 12 years old. "I had to sleep with a bunch of criminals," Banks told us in the 2006 issue of Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine. "I knew one thing: I was never going to end up in that place again."

Caring About Your Clients

Client relationships used to be confined to in-person conversations and word-of-mouth referrals. A legal consumer showed up at your door with an issue, you solved it and then they told their friends and family about you. Rinse and repeat.

Take Advantage of Super Lawyers' Cyber Week Sale

It's important for you as an attorney to target your advertising to reach the right clients at the right time. One of the easiest ways to get in front of your audience as a selectee is with a Super Lawyers Premium Online Attorney Profile.

From the Vault -- "The Mississippi Advocate"

Microsoft. 3M. Progressive Insurance. Wayne Drinkwater's corporate clients--which he tends to defend in multimillion-dollar lawsuits--are household names. But the partner with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Jackson, Mississippi, may be best known for the long string of cases he's tried with the goal of enacting change in the public interest. "I think that one of a lawyer's obligations is not simply to do well, but to do good," he told us in the 2007 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers Magazine.

Case Study: Leveraging a Selection to Expand a Niche Practice

Claudia Lagos is a four-time Super Lawyers Rising Stars selectee specializing in criminal defense and representing clients in Boston and throughout Massachusetts. Early in her career, Lagos relied solely on referrals, but recently she invested in an upgraded SuperLawyers.com profile and advertising opportunities through the SuperLawyers.com directory.

Five Ways to Master the Art of Referrals: Answering Your Questions

Two weeks ago, Super Lawyers hosted a webcast on "Five Ways to Master the Art of Referrals." Attendees learned more about cultivating referrals, nurturing a referral network and sourcing top-notch cases to elevate a firm's practice.

Recognizing Pro Bono Work on #LoveYourLawyerDay

Since its inception in 2001, Love Your Lawyer Day has given attorneys and clients an opportunity to publicly appreciate the hard work and dedication of lawyers across the country.

Super Lawyers Selectees Come in Many Forms

The journey to become a Super Lawyers selectee has many paths. In the most recent issues of Super Lawyers Magazine, the passion, determination and persistence of the Super Lawyers selectees jumps off the page. Read each article to get a better look at the hard work necessary to make the Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list.