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

2013

 

Augst FindLaw aquires LawInfo
March FindLaw launches FindLaw Media Services

 

2012

 

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 FindLaw.com reaches new milestone of 6 million monthly visits

 

2011

 

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

 

2010

 

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
February

Thomson Reuters acquires Super Lawyers

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FindLaw.com is the number one online lawyer directory

January Karl Florida named President of FindLaw

 

2009

 

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

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

 

2008

 

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

 

2007

 

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

 

2006

 

October FindLaw launches FirmSite en Español
June FindLaw launches LegalConnection

 

2005

 

June

FindLaw named one of 50 Coolest Websites of 2005 by Time.com

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FindLaw.com launches new online legal centers for immigration law, family law, real estate law, small business

May FindLaw.com named "Best Legal Website" in 9th annual Webby Awards

FindLaw.com is the most visited legal site, with 3.7 million monthly visits

 

2004

 

July FindLaw acquires Hubbard One
March

FindLaw.com 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"

 

2003

 

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

 

2002

 

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

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

 

2001

 

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

 

2000

 

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

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

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

1999

 

December FindLaw offers free access to legal briefs

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FindLaw acquires lawyermarketing.com 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

 

1998

 

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

 

1997

 

September FindLaw Launches LegalMinds

 

1996

 

June FindLaw Announces Interactive Online CLE
January FindLaw.com is launched

 

1995

 

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.