FindLaw Wins "People's Voice" Award for Best Politics & Law Web Site at The Webby Awards 2000
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (May 12, 2000) -- FindLaw, the pioneer and leader of the online legal information and services industry, was presented with the prestigious 'People's Voice' Award in the category of politics and law at last night's Webby Awards 2000 in San Francisco. More than 134,000 Web fans registered to vote in the People's Voice Awards, The Webby Awards' tribute to democracy on the Web.
"It is a tremendous honor for FindLaw to be chosen by the people as the leading politics and law Web site," said Stacy Stern, co-founder and president of FindLaw. "It motivates us to go even further in revolutionizing the legal information and services market."
The Webby Awards are a unique ovation for the people who push the Internet envelope. Widely hailed as "the Oscars of the Internet," the Webby Awards unite members of the international online community for a celebration of the Internet's best.
"The Webby Awards showcase the best of what the Internet has to offer in terms of innovation, creativity and originality," said Tiffany Shlain, President of The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. "Winning a 'People's Voice' Webby Award is a testament to a Web site's great contributions in pushing the Internet envelope."
FindLaw, Inc. (http://www.findlaw.com), the leading Web portal focused on law and government, is the premier provider of legal information and services on the Internet. By far the Internet's most highly trafficked legal portal, FindLaw offers lawyers, consumers, and small businesses a wealth of legal resources and information, including legal search tools, case law (including U.S. Supreme Court decisions back to 1893), legal news, real-time SEC filings, community discussion areas and online continuing legal education. With the recent acquisition of Infirmation.com, FindLaw provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive legal career center online, featuring law firm salary charts, legal job listings, personalized job placement services and the "Greedy Associates" message boards. FindLaw is currently a privately held company backed by @Ventures, the affiliated venture capital arm of CMGI, Inc. Other investors include Amicus Investments, Angel Investors LP, Arba Seed Investment Group and Glasser Legal Works.
About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet by Entertainment Weekly, The Webby Awards are the leading creative honors for digital media. Nominees and winners are chosen by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The Webby Awards are an IDG event. Sponsors for the 2000 Webby Awards include Intel, Hewlett-Packard, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Adobe, vivid studios, flyswat, Visa, Warburg Dillon Read, BeSeen, Xpedior, AboveNet, Audi, commission junction, worldlyinvestor.com, PlanetClick, Adauction.com, Fleishman Hillard, The Creative Group, Netpulse, netRaker, Entertainment Weekly, Business 2.0,Access Magazine, NewCity.com, Metropolis Editorial, ArtByte, Macworld, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Macworld Expo, MSN bCentral, Internet World, We Also Walk Dogs. Balloting is audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers. For more information, visit www.webbyawards.com.