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Sociable Lawyer NYC Survey Results

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Sociable Lawyer NYC Survey Results

  1. 1. SIZE OF FIRM  Roughly 65% of attendees were solo or small firm* lawyers 15% 33% 17% 3% 9% 6% 17% Solo 2 to 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 30 31+ *fewer than 10 lawyers in the firm
  2. 2. HOURS PER WEEK SPENT SEARCHING FOR NEW CLIENTS  Of solo and small firm lawyers surveyed, 78% are actively searching for new clients. Of these, 85% spend fewer than 10 hours per week doing so. 22% 35% 31% 4% 8% 0 1 to 4 5 to 10 11 to 20 21+
  3. 3. HOURS PER WEEK SPENT SEARCHING FOR NEW CLIENTS ONLINE  Of the 72% of solo and small firm lawyers actively searching for new clients, 69% spend fewer than 5 hours per week searching for new clients online. 26% 43% 31% 0 1 to 4 5 to 10
  4. 4. MAIN REASONS WHY LAWYERS ARE NOT SEARCHING FOR NEW CLIENTS ONLINE  Lack of trust  Too much work involved in acquiring clients online  Not enough technical knowledge / not comfortable enough with the technology to work online  Not enough potential clients in the online space
  5. 5. ABOUT THE SURVEY  The Sociable Lawyer conducted a survey of 100 attorneys who attended the New York Sociable Lawyer Meet Up on October 12, 2010.  The Sociable Lawyer targets Internet-savvy solo and small firm attorneys.  For more from The Sociable Lawyer, visit http://sociablelawyer.org

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