It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.


  • The Taos Group’s Fifth Annual Retreat

    The Taos Group met for its fifth annual retreat Oct. 3–7 at the fantastic and eco-friendly El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos, N.M. Topics discussed included everything from marketing your law firm to hiring the best receptionist (what to call her: a receptionist or an "intake administrator"?). Group... Read more

  • GetLegal Wins Web Marketing Association’s Award For Best Legal Website

    Sept. 16, 2008 Euless, Texas — GetLegal, a leader in online legal-information services, received recognition from the Web Marketing Association by winning the WebAward for Best Legal Website. During the 2008 competition, websites from 96 industries were judged independently on design, inn... Read more

  • COMMENTARY: Insured Still Suing Insurance Companies over Katrina Damage

    When Hurricane Katrina tore through the Gulf states, it caused more than $44 billion worth of property damage. Torrential downpours and high winds caused the levees to break in New Orleans, engulfing more than 80 percent of the city in standing water. Joseph Sher, an 89-year-old Holocaust surv... Read more

  • GetLegal at the Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar

    The GetLegal team had a great week in San Antonio for the Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar from Aug. 10–14. We had productive meetings with existing clients for web services and our attorney directory and also met lots of new faces to discuss marketing needs for law firms. Chief Operating... Read more

  • Debbie Monroe joins GetLegal as President

    Euless, Texas, August 22, 2008 -- GetLegal announced yesterday that Deborah Monroe has joined the company as President. "Debbie is a seasoned professional and brings great vision to GetLegal," said Akhil Saklani, GetLegal's Chief Operating Officer. Chief Executive Officer Philip Galyen added, "She ... Read more

  • Fresh Legal Research and Information at GetLegal

    Legal Research We recently have expanded our Legal Research Center to include pages about Anti-Trust and Trade Regulation, Wills, Trusts and Estates and Environmental Law. Each page provides a number of reliable resources. Find links to credible websites, blogs, associations and agencies, journals... Read more

  • Congress Passes Bill to Increase Safety Regulations

    Congress has passed a bill that will substantially increase the Consumer Product Safety Commission's regulatory powers. The bill, which passed the House with a 424-1 vote and the Senate with an 89-3 vote, comes after an increase of recalls throughout the toy industry. While legislation that increase... Read more

  • Action Against Sagging Pants Raises Question of Civil Rights

    Police Chief David Dicks of Flint, Mich., has made it a point to stop a certain fashion trend, telling officers to cite anyone seen wearing pants low around the waist. He claims that "this immoral self-expression goes beyond free speech; it rises to the level of indecent exposure/disorderly persons.... Read more

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