Entrepreneur & Author Peter Shankman to Keynote Avvo’s Lawyernomics Conference April 23-25, 2014

Avvo’s 5th annual legal business and marketing conference expanded to three days

Seattle, Wash — Avvo, Inc., the web’s largest legal Q&A forum, directory and legal marketplace (http://www.avvo.com), today announced that Lawyernomics 2014, its 5th annual legal business and marketing conference for lawyers and legal marketing professionals, will be held April 23-25, 2014 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Entrepreneur, author and HARO founder Peter Shankman will deliver the keynote, and a third day has been added that is dedicated to helping lawyers optimize their website and Avvo presence through hands-on sessions.

Expected to sellout, as it did in 2013, Lawyernomics 2014 will provide lawyers and legal marketers the information and strategies they need to successfully grow their businesses. The agenda includes actionable information from experts in mobile, online video, cloud computing, e-commerce, search marketing, and other rapidly evolving trends and technologies that are changing the way consumers hire and engage with lawyers.

“New technologies and devices are fundamentally changing the way consumers engage with legal professionals. Lawyers need to evolve their marketing and business practices to not only compete in this digital age, but to transform and fuel their business growth,” said Mark Britton, founder and CEO, Avvo, Inc. “Lawyernomics 2014 is dedicated to helping lawyers understand the changing digital landscape and take advantage of the opportunities it provides through expert presentations, hands-on training, and tactics from lawyers who are on the cutting edge.”

Lawyernomics 2014 will feature keynotes and panels from Avvo executives, including CEO Mark Britton, and a host of experts, including:

  • Peter Shankman – Entrepreneur, author and founder of Help A Reporter Out (HARO), Peter’s keynote presentation, Nice Finishes First, will offer a humorous, yet practical, exploration of the multiple ways that “being nice to people” generates more revenue, particularly for law firms.
  • Jay Shepherd – A writer, speaker and recovering lawyer, Jay will discuss how attorneys can find their personal narrative to set them apart from their competitors.
  • David Lat – The founder and managing editor of Above the Law, David writes extensively about the legal industry and will share proven techniques for solo and small firm attorneys to position themselves for future success.

New Third Day

Lawyernomics 2014 will offer attorneys and legal marketers the opportunity to hear from experts in all facets of legal business and marketing, network with the industry’s best and brightest, and take home forward-thinking strategies to implement immediately. For more details on the agenda and speakers, check out a new video that offers a preview of what attendees can look forward to at Lawyernomics 2014, here.


For more information or to register for Lawyernomics 2014, please visit http://conferences.avvo.com/. Early bird ticket pricing is now available at a rate of $449 per person. For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact [email protected]

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 150,000 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.  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, Ignition Partners and DAG Ventures.