For many lawyers, it might be hard to see how social media would benefit a law firm, and that’s understandable. A lot of lawyers aren’t using social media to the extent that they could…yet. Social media is one of the most popular forms of communication today and there are many opportunities associated with leveraging social media for you law firm. Lawyers that are on social media report that they interact online for a variety of reasons. 71% say they use it primarily for career development and networking, followed by client development (48%), education and current awareness (45%), and case investigation (24%). After reading this post, you should have a better idea of why lawyers need social media and how to go about it.