hit the spot! The GreenSpot, that is, thanks to the
hard work of the Green Initiative Committee and our staff. Learn
about it and link to more great tips in “The Attorney’s
Guide to Going Green.”
Lagusch, Columbus Bar Executive Director
1. Columbus Bar Goes
2. Supreme Court Seeks Public Comment
3. From the Probate Court
4. Template Website Services vs. Custom Website Design Services
5. 64% of Marketers Now Considering Firm Sites on LinkedIn/Facebook
Bar Goes Green
Rob Meyer, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur
summer, a "Green Initiative" group of Columbus Bar members
was formed at the request of Alex Lagusch and then-President Kathleen
Trafford. The purpose of the Initiative was to assess ways the Columbus
Bar, as the representative of the Central Ohio legal community,
could become more sustainable in the ways it conducts its day-to-day
business, as well as ways the Bar could become a resource to lawyers,
law firms and other legal organizations in the area of green business
about the progress that has been made.
Court Seeks Public Comment
on New, Revised Probate Forms
Supreme Court of Ohio will accept public comment until July 21 on
proposed new and revised probate court forms that concern adoptions,
change of name proceedings and protecting incapacitated adults.
the full press release.
the Probate Court
County Probate Court will be instituting a new policy regarding
the magistrates’ duty desk during the lunch hour. Please be
advised that as of Wednesday, July 1, 2009, there will no longer
be a duty magistrate available to assist attorneys, paralegals,
or their court runners/messengers between 12 noon and 1:30 p.m.
We encourage all probate practitioners, paralegals, and their court
runners/messengers to make full use of the duty magistrates during
their regular hours at the duty desks, which are from 8 a.m. to
noon and from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Web Services vs.
Custom Website Design Services
small business owners and firms just starting out, it is important
to find ways to save money and be profitable. Having a presence
on the World Wide Web gives your business credibility in the minds
of your potential clients. Having your own website may not be as
challenging (or as expensive) as you might think. Continue
of Marketers Now Considering
Firm Sites on LinkedIn or Facebook
April 2009 survey on social media and Web 2.0 shows huge changes
in attitudes at professional firms since November 2007, especially
at smaller firms, in favor of accessing LinkedIn, having an official
presence on social networks, and using Web 2.0 techniques in a firm’s
intranet and internet systems. Read
results of the survey.
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