Many lawyers mistakenly think that they should only use Twitter as a promotional tool. While it’s true that Twitter is a great social avenue for establishing expertise and getting in touch with new clients, the platform can also be a great resource of learning for attorneys. Every second on Twitter there is something of value for lawyers being shared, you just need to know where to look.
Below we’ve assembled 50 Twitter accounts every legal professional should be following. While far from a complete list of accounts worthy of follows, this collection should serve as a great starting point for anyone new to the Twitterverse, or looking to get more out of the network.
1) ABA Journal – @ABAJournal
This account provides breaking legal news, analysis, and stories straight from the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. A clear must-follow.
2) ABA Law Practice – @LawPracticeTips
The ABA’s Law Practice Division has a Twitter account that offers daily practice management advice, and information on upcoming CLE programs.
3) ABA Publishing – @ShopABA
Follow for updates on the newest ABA book and periodical releases.
4) Above the Law – @atlblog
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the world of law. Make sure you don’t miss out on the latest news and insights from the Above the Law website.
5) Alma Asay – @AlmaAsay
All those who obsess over legal tech will want to give this account a follow. Asay founded her own legal tech company, and became the first female founder to have her legal technology business acquired. An inspirational figure, with a lot of expertise to share.
6) Answering Legal – @AnsweringLegal
Yes we may be a bit biased here, but even if you don’t follow the Answering Legal Twitter account to learn more about the benefits of using a legal phone answering service, you should be following anyway for all the blog posts we share on topics like law office management, legal softwares, and legal marketing.
7) AttorneySync – @AttorneySync
8) Attorney At Law Magazine – @AALMagazine
On their Twitter account, this top notch magazine shares attorney profiles, tips for law firms, and even hilarious legal cartoons.
9) Attorney at Work – @attnyatwork
This Twitter account promises one really good idea every day to help lawyers create a career and life they’ll love. Sounds like a great deal to us!
10) Billie Tarascio – @mymodernlaw
Tarascio is the owner of Modern Law, one of the fastest growing firms in America, and the advice shared in her vlog posts is not to be missed.
11) Bob Ambrogi – @bobambrogi
This legendary media and tech lawyer, writes columns for a number of today’s top online legal publications, including Above the Law and the ABA Journal. Failing to follow this account would be a mistake.
12) Carol Elefant – @carolynelefant
Elefant’s law firm was one of the first to recognize and harness the power of the internet, and she’s been ahead of the curve ever since. Follow her to make sure you don’t miss out on the next big thing in legal.
13) CASEpeer – @CASEpeer
A legal software company customized towards personal injury law firms, with a highly active Twitter account, offering tips and blog posts that all lawyers can use to help their firms run more efficiently.
14) Clio – @goclio
Clio has been on our list of best legal softwares for the past three years, and has a ton of original content to offer lawyers, including an annual legal trends report that will make you reconsider the way your firm does business.
15) Content Marketing Institute – @CMIContent
If you’re looking to take your firm’s website, ad, and blog content to another level, this account has to be followed. CMI offers new posts every day, and truly is the ultimate content marketing resource.
16) CosmoLex – @CosmoLexLegal
CosmoLex has also been named to our top legal software list three times, and is determined to help solo attorneys and small firms lawyers excel in all areas of managing their practices.
17) Doug Bradley – @EverestLawMktg
Doug runs his own legal marketing agency, and is an expert on website design and SEO for attorneys. When he releases new blog posts, you won’t want to miss them. They could include information that will help your law firm get on Google’s first page.
18) FindLaw – @FindLaw
One of the best sources around for legal marketing information. This account covers a wide variety of marketing topics, and shares blog posts which could be real game changers for your law office.
19) Gerry Oginski – @GerryOginski
If your firm is engaging in or about to start working on video marketing campaigns, you’ll want to give Gerry a follow. Oginski has created over 3,000 informative vlogs for his legal practice, and all lawyers should be looking to duplicate the vlogging strategies that have helped make him a top New York attorney.
20) Good2bSocial – @good2bsocial
The amount of quality legal marketing content this account delivers is astounding. Following this account should help your firm get a little better everyday.
21) Gyi Tsakalakis – @gyitsakalakis
Gyi is President at AttorneySync, and is an expert in the fields of SEO, digital marketing, website development, and automation. This account is always a thought-provoking one.
22) Jaffe – @JaffePR
One of the oldest names in legal marketing is still going strong today, offering fresh takes from experts who have been around the block more than a few times.
23) JenniferSimpsonCarr – @jsimpsoncarr
Jennifer makes her living helping attorneys win new business in competitive markets, and any story she retweets on Twitter is one you’ll want to check out.
24) Jim Hacking – @jimhacking
A St. Louis lawyer with a passion for helping other attorneys better manage their firms. Jim does a great job marketing his law office on social media, and you’ll want to pay close attention to how he does it.
25) Jodi O’Hara – @webvisadvisors
Jodi is a law firm marketing consultant and founder of Web Visibility Advisors. She is active on Twitter just about every day, sharing the latest news and trends from the world of legal marketing. She also shares stories on law office management and legal tech matters.
26) John H. Fisher – @JFisherLawyer
John has over two decades of experience as an injury lawyer, and is always dishing out new info on how attorneys can build the law practice of their dreams. Follow him, and be sure to learn more about his book too.
27) Joleena Louis Law – @JoleenaLouisLaw
Joleena is a solo attorney in New York City and a legal marketing blogger. She tweets out links to her latest posts for Law Firm Suites, which include lots of helpful tips for solos and any attorney looking to improve their marketing.
28) JURIST – @JURISTnews
For the latest legal news and commentary from around the world, this is one of the best places to turn.
29) Larry Bodine – @larrybodine
Over the years, Larry has advised countless lawyers in business development matters. We’re confident that reading his blog content will help steer your marketing efforts in the right direction.
30) LawLytics – @LawLytics
A website platform for small law firms, always tweeting out new marketing blog content, eBooks, and webinar invitations. Definitely a resource you’ll want to take advantage of.
31) LAWsome – @lawsomepodcast
The Twitter account that reminds everyone that it’s okay to laugh. The LAWsome guys can be found on the platform sharing new marketing podcasts, stirring up conversation, and just being generally awesome.
32) Leah Presser – @leahpresser
Leah is one of our favorite people to collaborate with on blog posts, and one of our favorite Twitter follows as well. You’ll really enjoy her thoughts on topics like legal writing, legal tech, and legal marketing.
33) Legal Mktg at NatLaw – @NatLawLegalMktg
A Twitter account from the National Law Review, devoted specifically to the website’s legal marketing content. You’ll see some really well-written pieces shared here.
34) Let’s Talk Legal Marketing – @letstalklm
In 2018, Answering Legal launched it’s “Let’s Talk Legal Marketing” initiative, aiming to get attorneys the very best information for growing their firms. Part of this initiative included the creation of an LTLM Twitter account, in which we re-share some of the best marketing content from around the web, as well as our own original legal marketing content.
35) Legal Talk Network – @LegalTalkNet
The Legal Talk Network has an incredible collection of law related podcasts, and you’ll want to follow this account to keep up with all the best they have to offer.
36) Lex Tech Review – @LexTechReview
New technology isn’t always easy to understand, and this company does a great job of simplifying the latest in legal tech for real world attorneys.
37) LexBlog – @LexBlog
If you’re looking for a diverse collection of legal content, this account would be a smart follow. The LexBlog platform empowers more than 22,000 legal bloggers, and the best of their work is shared on this account.
38) LexisNexis – @LexisNexis
A leading global provider of legal research and work solutions, LexisNexis stays quite busy on Twitter throughout the day, sharing relevant law related stories from around the web.
39) LMA International – @LMAintl
The authority for legal marketing needs to be on your list of follows, plain and simple. Also be sure to follow the LMA account for your region, so you can attend the exciting events held by the association in your area.
40) Madaline Zannes – @zanneslaw
Madaline helps lawyers modernize their law firms and address every day issues through the use of legal tech. If this sounds like something your practice can benefit from, you’ll want to give this account a follow.
41) Mitch Jackson – @mitchjackson
Mitch is an award-winning trial lawyer, speaker, author, and consultant, and literally wrote the book on social media for business owners. There’s a lot to be gained from following along with him on Twitter.
42) Nancy Myrland – @NancyMyrland
Not only is Nancy really nice, but she’s really knowledgeable on the subjects of legal marketing, content creation, and social media. Make sure you don’t miss out on her webinar appearances and Legal Marketing Minutes podcast.
43) National Law Review – @natlawreview
Over 500,000 legal and business professionals can’t be wrong, right? Well that’s number of readers Nat Law Review gets each month, so you’re going to want to follow along with them on Twitter to keep up with their enlightening original content.
This marketing firm was launched in 2014, by former LexisNexis – Martindale Hubbell consultant Steven Long, and has helped countless firms transform their websites, improve their online presence, and capture new clients. Follow this Twitter account for eye-opening blog posts and legal cartoons that will make you laugh out loud.
45) Ruth Carter – @rbcarter
Ruth is an Arizona attorney who focuses on intellectual property, business law and internet law, and has gotten many new clients as a result of online content creation efforts. Be on the lookout for new “Nothing But The Ruth” columns, which Carter writes for Attorney at Work.
46) Sam Glover – @samglover
Lawyerist.com is one the best places for lawyers to learn how to start, manage, and grow a modern law practice. Follow along with the website’s founder here. You won’t be disappointed.
47) Social Media Examiner – @SMExaminer
The world of social media can often feel like a jungle, and this account is here to help you navigate it safely and effectively. The Social Media Examiner Twitter account shares video content, audio content, and blog content, which tackles some of the biggest issues in the world of social networking.
48) Social Media Today – @socialmedia2day
The website socialmediatoday.com should be in every legal marketer’s bookmarks, and their Twitter account is also a great resource for learning how to best utilize social platforms. This account will help you stay ahead of competitors on all social updates and developments.
49) Stacey E. Burke – @StaceyEBurke
This lawyer and award-winning marketer is a must-follow for those actively looking to grow their firms. On this account, Stacey shares a lot of original blog content, which focuses in on topics like SEO, social media, blogging, and website management.
Once a week, Steven shares his legal marketing newsletter via his Twitter account, and this alone makes him worthy of a follow. Every issue of the newsletter includes advice from a legal marketing expert, as well as a number of quick and easily digestible tips from Heisler.