Avvo Releases New iPhone App for Lawyers

Speed, design and community functionality at the center of Avvo JD app, enabling Avvo Attorneys to answer prospective client questions anytime, anywhere

Seattle, Wash — SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Avvo®, Inc., the web’s largest attorney-only Q&A forum and directory (http://www.avvo.com), today launched a new and improved iPhone app that enables busy Avvo attorneys to answer questions from prospective clients in Avvo’s popular Q&A forum anytime, anywhere.

This major update features a number of functionality improvements developed with input from Avvo attorneys as well as a new intuitive design and dramatically improved speed.

With the Avvo JD app, Avvo attorneys can:

  • Answer questions in their practice area and location while on the go
  • Receive push notifications the minute a new question in their practice area is available to answer
  • Publish answers two times faster, enabling attorneys to be the first to answer more often
  • Archive questions so they can be accessed later
  • Start an answer and finish later on the Avvo JD app or desktop
  • Engage with posted answers from other Avvo attorneys to increase their own visibility
  • View other lawyer profiles and activity

“Each month, more than 6 million people visit Avvo to find an attorney, 40% of them on a mobile device, and many of whom evaluate an attorney by the answers he or she provides in our Q&A forum,” said Sachin Bhatia, vice president of product at Avvo.  “The Avvo JD app gives our attorneys the tools they need to respond to consumers’ questions quickly and thoughtfully, giving the consumers valuable insight and enabling attorneys to showcase their expertise and responsiveness.”

The Avvo JD app, which replaces the Avvo Lawyers app, is available for free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

Consumers have asked nearly two million legal questions on Avvo.com and attorneys have provided four million responses over the past five years.  Today, Avvo delivers more than 275,000 contacts from prospective new clients to attorneys every month.

About Avvo, Inc.

Avvo.com is the web’s largest legal marketplace for consumers and attorneys. In Avvo’s Q&A forum, consumers can get free legal advice 24/7 from more than 170,000 participating lawyers, who have provided four million responses to date. Avvo’s attorney directory provides comprehensive profiles, client reviews, peer endorsements, and the industry-recognized Avvo Rating for 97 percent of all lawyers in the U.S. Avvo also helps lawyers grow their business with websites and Avvo Ignite, a cloud-based marketing platform designed specifically for attorneys.

Avvo and Avvo Ignite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avvo, Inc.

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