Tag: advertising

  • Badvertising Hall of Shame / ADA

    From the website of Andy Nolen, who practices in the Harris County Criminal Justice Center: RATED BY GOOGLE AND YAHOO AS ONE OF HOUSTON’S: BEST CRIMINAL ATTORNEYS BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS BEST CRIMINAL LAW FIRMS BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE TRIAL LAWYERS I suppose he would say that his name pops up in […]

  • Ollie the Cabdrivertising Criminal Attorney

    There’s a criminal attorney in Houston (I’ll call him “Ollie”) who is a really busy guy. Ollie reportedly has a cab driver who waits outside the jail in the wee hours of the morning when people are released on bond and refers them to Ollie for representation. Ollie charges a nominal fee ($500 or so […]

  • From Today’s Mailbag.

    Hello there! Your blog is great! I wonder if you’d be interested in placing a post about http://www.SomeOntarioBankruptcyLawyer.com (the website I am working on)? I am trying to develop some buzz around this site and touching base with quality online publishers like yourself who write about lawyers. If we can work something out please let […]

  • Confidence-Inspiring

    From the solicitation letter sent to Bennett & Bennett by Transperfect, “the leading provider of international communications services to the world’s top intellectual property practices”: In fact, more than 25% of our revenue comes from assisting clients with international litigations. I’m sure they do that work with honesties and integrities.

  • Kevin McHenry of R.W. Lynch: Cluephone Ringing; It’s For You

    Kevin McHenry has called nine times to try to sell me something. Unfortunately for him, he doesn’t have my office number; he keeps calling directly to my answering service number. Here’s his first message: 3/14/08 11:47A “to”::MR. BENNETT “first;::KEVIN “last”::MCHENRY “phone”::800-333-0401 EX 1121 “re”: INFO ON PERSONAL INJURY CASES 3/14/08 11:47A Okay: I’m a criminal-defense […]

  • Badvertising

    New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Scott Greenfield writes about lawyer advertising: Before I finally succumbed to creating my own website, I googled to see what others had done. It was, to be kind, shocking. The first half dozen lawyer websites I stumbled across were worse than patently offensive; they were flagrantly false and deceptive. It […]

  • Former Prosecutors

    I still see criminal-defense lawyers who used to be prosecutors advertising their time with the DA’s office as though it provides a benefit to their clients. Their argument runs something like this: First, it’s better to have someone defending you who knows what attack to expect. Second, former prosecutors generally have more trial experience. Third, […]