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Lawyer Marketing Idea: It’s a Keeper!

No. 1,551 Lawyers usually aren’t very creative about marketing their law practices.  But there are plenty exceptions. My friend Sam Zets sends me a wallet size tri-fold card every year around now, the beginning of football season.  On one side, he places his vital info., surrounded by the Steeler schedule and other National  TV pro […]

Branding: Is This a Good Lawyer Ad?

No. 1,518 So, this lawyer had a mustache before there were hipsters, did he? By putting this statement and picture on a billboard, Mr. Farah has made his mustache his law firm’s brand. What is a brand? “A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or […]

“Thanks, Dan” is real lawyer advertising — for now

No. 1,004 Yes, Virginia, the You Tube production below is a real lawyer advertisement.  And, of course, the embarrassment is all ours, Pittsburgh lawyers!  Those are the front steps of our venerable 114 year-old Allegheny County Court House where Dan plies his trade in the Criminal Division of our venerable Common Pleas Court. This video, […]


CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 45 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.

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