Pinstripe Launches New Web Site for Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen

We are excited to announce the launch of a new website for Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, one of the oldest law firms in Florida. The new site, www.mfmlegal.com, illustrates the firm’s legacy, allows visitors to quickly find a lawyer with several search options, and provides the firm with a tool to keep their audience up-to-date on their […]

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Florida Bar updates lawyer advertising rules

The Florida Bar has issued updated advertising rules (effective May 1, 2013) that address changes in how lawyers can communicate on their web sites and social media, along with a few changes to the ad submission requirements. Pinstripe president, Ginger Reichl, spoke with Jane Meinhardt at the Tampa Bay Business Journal about the changes and […]

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Law firms face delays in online marketing rules

Ginger Reichl comments on the Bar’s changes to rules for legal web sites and when they will go into effect in today’s Tampa Bay Business Journal. […]

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Marketing lawyers like toothpaste? Not so much.

As a professional communicator, I should have no problem explaining the difference between marketing products and services. And yet, I struggle with it every time I encounter a prospective client who expects the phone to ring off the hook with new business if he hires me. You only need a lawyer when you need a […]

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Pinstripe Marketing President Presents Marketing Seminar for Trial Lawyers

I’ll be delivering my Online Reputation Management (ORM) presentation to the Trial Law Section of the St. Petersburg Bar Association on Wednesday, May 12th. Lawyers have a unique challenge when it comes to ORM and using social media. With the rules imposed by the Florida Bar and other professional codes of conduct, they have to […]

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Lawyers: Post successes at your own risk

The Florida Bar has thrown a monkey wrench into legal marketing once again. Web sites have been treated as ‘information upon request’ for years, but the Supreme Court has decided that they must now comply with the advertising rules. Recognizing some of the confusion the new rule has caused, the Bar requested a six month moratorium on […]

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Law Marketers Win Key Ruling with Florida Bar Settlement

Ginger Reichl comments on the Bar’s decision to exempt online directories and social media sites from the advertising rules and treat them as ‘information upon request.’ See the full article here. […]

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