EL SEGUNDO, CA (March 25, 2011)—LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), the business social media giant, today recognized Chris Adishian, Founder of the Adishian Law Group, as a LinkedIn Early Adopter. Adishian was LinkedIn member 276,635. As of this release, the social media professional networking platform now has over 100 million members. Understanding LinkedIn’s potential, Adishian was among the first 0.3% worldwide to utilize its service. [Update: Since this release, LinkedIn has gone public and now has over 175,000,000 users.]
“Similar to when we were recognized as a Favorite Place on Google,” says Chris Adishian, President of the Adishian Law Group, “we had no idea until we received their notification. We view the huge success of LinkedIn as validation of our law firm’s ability to identify and implement technology that will benefit our clients.”
Clients want to know about their lawyers—who they are, their backgrounds and their track record in the transactions and cases in which they’ve been involved. By accessing Chris Adishian’s LinkedIn Profile (http://www.Linkedin.com/in/chrisadishian) prospective clients and even opposing counsel can learn about his professional experience, practice areas, educational history, associations and a myriad of other professionally relevant information about him and his firm.
States Adishian, “In his iconic book, Good to Great, author Jim Collins reinforces the point that technology accelerates momentum.” The Adishian Law Group takes Collins’ premise to the next level: The right technology applied properly will help our firm serve our clients even better. Social media platforms like Linkedin are among those technologies.
Adishian sees the acknowledgment of his early adoption of LinkedIn relative to all LinkedIn members worldwide as symbolic of his law firm’s uniqueness. “We believe that our clients appreciate knowing that when they hire us, they are getting an experienced firm operating on the leading edge, and possessing a deep professional network,” says Adishian.
“The foundation of a successful law firm is earning the client’s trust to handle their most mission critical business or personal issues. Today, for many decision makers, there is no better way to begin that kind of trusted relationship than by using LinkedIn’s Network to perform initial due diligence. By the time they call, they feel like the already know us.”
Adishian Law Group is a California law firm with a statewide practice in the areas of Corporate law, Employment law, Real Estate law and Mediation Services. Adishianlaw.com is one of the oldest continually operating law firm websites on the Internet. The firm serves its clientele via three offices located in the major business hubs of El Segundo, Palo Alto and San Francisco. As of March 2013, Adishian Law Group, P.C. has represented individual and corporate clients located across 20 California counties, 4 States outside of California and 9 foreign countries — in over 340 legal matters.
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