In our second episode of the Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast, we welcomed Michael Slan, who is the managing partner of Fogler Rubinoff LLP in Toronto, Canada, and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, I had a candid conversation with Michael about the importance of communication in this time of pandemic, why

August/September 2015

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Fogler, Rubinoff LLP – Ontario, Canada!

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP is a full service law firm with offices in Toronto, Ontario Canada and Ottawa, Canada. They provide high quality legal services and advice to both established and emerging businesses and to individuals. Established in 1982 by the merger of the law firms of Siegal, Fogler and Rubinoff & Rubinoff, Fogler, Rubinoff LLP traces its roots to 1935 and 1928 respectively. Their long-standing history and reputation is the foundation for their current team, which now includes 112 lawyers strong and a support network of 128 legal and administrative support staff. They are now one of the 20 largest law firms in Toronto, but pride themselves on their entrepreneurial spirit and mid-size firm attitude. They are consistently named one of the Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. They are also included in Best Lawyers Canada.
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One of the ILN’s member firms, Fogler Rubinoff, recently launched a new website, focused on responsive design and definitely very cutting edge for the legal profession. We invited Michael Slan to present on the site during our 2013 Annual Meeting, and Michael had some great best practices for law firms on redesigning their websites, which I’d like to share. 

Michael began by addressing some of the issues that they had with their current site, which had last been redesigned in 2005. The site itself was fine, but it had some issues: 

  • Looked like everyone else’s 
  • Required too many clicks
  • Too much scrolling
  • Inefficient layout of content
  • Text-heavy and lacked visual content


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