FindLaw Timeline

What follows is a comprehensive listing of the major milestones in FindLaw's history. Notable events include our mergers, acquisitions, awards, accolades and more.



Augst FindLaw aquires LawInfo
March FindLaw launches FindLaw Media Services




October FindLaw partners with Google and launches PPC advertisting
November Michael Mathias named General Manager of FindLaw
October FindLaw partners with Google and launches PPC advertisting
May FindLaw introduces Contact Advisor
April FindLaw remains number one consumer legal website
January reaches new milestone of 6 million monthly visits




November FindLaw launches Legal Pulse
October FindLaw launches WebChat Connect product for law firms
September FindLaw wins two web awards
August FindLaw launches Social Media Advance product for law firms
April FindLaw is the number one consumer legal website, directory




November FindLaw launches FindLaw Mobile
August FindLaw launches FirmSites in the UK
July FindLaw launches FindLaw UK
March FindLaw launches Blog Services for law firms

Thomson Reuters acquires Super Lawyers

and is the number one online lawyer directory

January Karl Florida named President of FindLaw




November FindLaw launches FindLaw en Espanol
September FindLaw wins five WebAwards for website design and development
May FindLaw launches Consumer Blogs

FindLaw acquires Contact Law, a business that offers Web-based lead generation services




October FindLaw pioneers Case Summary RSS Feeds
September FindLaw wins five WebAwards
March FindLaw launches online video products




November FindLaw wins four WebAwards from web marketing association
May FindLaw wins three honors at 2007 Webby Awards




October FindLaw launches FirmSite en Español
June FindLaw launches LegalConnection





FindLaw named one of 50 Coolest Websites of 2005 by

and launches new online legal centers for immigration law, family law, real estate law, small business

May named "Best Legal Website" in 9th annual Webby Awards is the most visited legal site, with 3.7 million monthly visits




July FindLaw acquires Hubbard One
March now number one on the Web for information about the law and lawyers

February FindLaw listed in PC Magazine's "50 from the Best of the Interent"




November FindLaw to provide Wall Street Journal Online with law-related resources and tools
September FindLaw ranked 411 most trafficked U.S. website
April FindLaw selected "The Best of Reference" by the New York Public Library




December FindLaw ranked in top 500 U.S. websites
July FindLaw surpasses 50 million monthly page views


FindLaw e-newsletter distribution reaches 5 million per month
February FindLaw joins forces with Yahoo!




November FindLaw traffic exceeds 42 million page views per month
January West Group acquires FindLaw




October FindLaw launches massive lawyer and law firm directory
May FindLaw wins "People's Voice" award for Best Politics & Law Website at the Webby Awards 2000


FindLaw unveils "Writ," first e-zine about the law
April FindLaw is the first legal portal to provide personalization with 'My FindLaw'
FindLaw acquires


FindLaw develops partnerships to share content with The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN Interactive, Earthlink, Quicken, USA Today and more



December FindLaw offers free access to legal briefs


FindLaw acquires and launches FindLaw Lawyer Marketing
March FindLaw wins the gold medal for "Best Legal Website" third year in a row
January FindLaw nominated for 1999 Webby Award




July FindLaw and WhoWhere? launch JusticeMail -- free email for the legal community




September FindLaw Launches LegalMinds




June FindLaw Announces Interactive Online CLE
January is launched




Two attorneys compile a list of Internet resources for a group of California law librarians then decide to post the information on the Internet. The rest is history.