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FindLaw Launches FirmSites in the UK


Angelique Butterbrodt
Thomson Reuters, Legal
Tom H. Gilbert
Thomson Reuters
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LONDON and EAGAN, Minn., USA, Aug. 19, 2010 - FindLaw, the leading provider of Web marketing solutions for small and mid-size law firms in the United States, announced the launch of FirmSites in the U.K., providing effective Internet marketing solutions for solicitors and law firms in all practice areas in the United Kingdom.

FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business, is one of the world's largest and most innovative developers of websites specially crafted for the needs of law firms. FindLaw provides custom-designed websites that give potential clients helpful information about a firm, including details about its solicitors, firm history, areas of specialty and approach to handling cases. FindLaw expertise with search engine optimization and online directories helps draw traffic to the site, providing a steady stream of qualified prospective clients.

FindLaw provides a range of packages to fit the particular needs of any law firm, depending on size, location, practice areas and clientele. A wide selection of custom features, such as multimedia, social media and search engine optimization can tailor FirmSites to meet a firm's specific objectives and help the firm's information reach the broadest possible audience. Advanced analytical tools and consultations with FindLaw experts allow solicitors to analyze their website traffic to determine how to reach new customers in the most cost-effective manner.

In addition to FirmSites, FindLaw has a complete array of services to help U.K. solicitors connect with prospective clients. FindLaw UK ( is a comprehensive website for individuals and businesses in the U.K. seeking information on legal topics and solicitors. Contact Law ( is a free service that connects people with recommended solicitors who can provide legal advice. Consumers fill out a quick, easy online form and receive a response within 30 minutes. Contact Law has more than 5,000 pre-screened solicitors located throughout the U.K. who can help individuals and businesses in all areas of law.

"Solicitors need to be where the prospects are actively looking for legal help, and that means having an effective online presence," said Karl Florida, president, FindLaw. "Consumers and businesses in the U.K. are increasingly turning to the Internet to find help with their legal issues. And no one has more experience or success in helping law firms with their online marketing than FindLaw. With FirmSites, FindLaw partners closely with our customers to provide website design and hosting and other essential tools and services to reach prospects and help turn them into clients."

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About FindLaw
FindLaw ( is the most popular consumer legal website in the world, offering free legal information and the largest online directory of lawyers, so consumers can find answers to their legal questions and an attorney, by practice area and location. FindLaw UK ( is a consumer legal website providing information and resources on UK law. Contact Law ( a FindLaw referral service, is the UK's leading provider of client introductions to UK small and medium-sized solicitor firms. FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business, is the leading provider of online lawyer marketing services, providing the legal industry and consumers with the knowledge to act. The FindLaw team of designers and engineers creates results-oriented websites for attorneys and law firms.

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