Avvo Announces Speakers for 4th Annual Legal Marketing Conference

Keynote speaker and digital marketing expert Porter Gale joined by marketing-savvy attorneys and executives from Twitter, Yelp and Google at Lawyernomics 2013

Seattle, Wash — Avvo, Inc., the web’s largest expert-only legal Q&A forum, marketplace and directory (http://www.avvo.com), today announced the speaker lineup for the company’s 4th annual legal marketing conference, Lawyernomics 2013: Succeeding in the Business of Law.  Porter Gale, a digital marketing expert and former Vice President of Marketing at Virgin America, will keynote the two-day conference for lawyers and legal marketing professionals to be held April 26-27, 2013 at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

“We’re excited to bring these industry leaders together on one stage. Over the course of two days, attendees will hear about the latest online marketing and business development strategies, in addition to networking with peers from across the country,” said Leigh McMillan, vice president of Marketing, Avvo, Inc. “Conference seats are filling up fast for what promises to be the best Lawyernomics event ever.”

The technology experts and marketing savvy attorneys at Lawyernomics 2013 include the following:

Mark Britton: Founder, CEO and President, Avvo

Russ Laraway: Senior Director SMB Sales, Twitter

Darnell Holloway: Manager of Local Business Outreach, Yelp

William Hornsby: Legal Ethics Expert and Staff Counsel, ABA Division for Legal Services

Stephanie Kimbro: Director at Burton Law LLC, ABA Author and Technology Consultant

Mike Ramsey: Google Local SEO Expert and President of Nifty Marketing

Karen Koehler: Plaintiff Personal Injury Attorney and Past President, Washington State Association for Justice

Sam Glover: Minnesota Business Attorney and Editor in Chief of Lawyerist

David Haenel: Florida Criminal Defense Attorney, Finebloom and Haenel, P.A.

Sachin Bhatia: Vice President of Product, Avvo

Josh King: General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development, Avvo


            In addition to the great speakers at Lawyernomics 2013, the following sponsors will be in attendance:

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Registration for Lawyernomics 2013

To preview the conference agenda or to register for Lawyernomics 2013, please visit lawyernomics2013.com. For information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Megan Olendorf at [email protected].

About Avvo, Inc.

Avvo.com is the web’s largest legal Q&A forum, directory and legal marketplace (http://www.avvo.com), connecting hundreds of thousands of consumers and lawyers every month.  In Avvo’s Q&A forum consumers can get free legal advice 24/7 from more than 125,000 participating lawyers, and Avvo’s directory provides comprehensive profiles, client reviews, peer endorsements and the industry-recognized Avvo Rating for more than 95 percent of all lawyers in the U.S.  The Avvo Legal Marketplace, currently available for traffic tickets and divorce cases, revolutionizes how consumers find and hire an attorney. In addition, Avvo helps lawyers grow their business with Avvo Ignite, a cloud-based marketing platform and website solution designed specifically for attorneys. Founded in 2007, Avvo is privately held with funding from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures and Ignition Partners.


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