Lawyers.com to Showcase Legal News from Abrams Media Network
Legal Analyst Dan Abrams Also to Write Monthly Column for Lawyers.com
May 8, 2012 — NEW YORK – Lawyers.comSM, a leading legal website from LexisNexis for consumers and small business owners, has reached an agreement to add to Lawyers.com links to legal content from Abrams Media Network properties including Mediaite.com, Styleite.com, Geekosystem.com, SportsGrid.com, TheMarySue.com, TheJaneDough.com, TheBraiser.com as well as from GossipCop.com, co-founded by Dan Abrams. Part of the agreement includes an original, monthly legal column for the Lawyers.com blog from Abrams, founder of Abrams Media and Good Morning America legal analyst.
"We’re delighted to share provocative and relevant legal stories from Abrams Media Network, and specifically from respected legal commentator Dan Abrams, with the millions of people who visit Lawyers.com looking for information about complex legal issues," said Philip Livingston, CEO, Web-Based Marketing Solutions, LexisNexis® Legal & Professional. "We’re always looking for creative ways to expand the already extensive library of legal resources available at Lawyers.com so this agreement was a natural fit."
"Our sites already cover many legal stories within their various areas of expertise, so I am thrilled to be offering that content to a targeted community on the Lawyers.com site," said Abrams.
Stories from Abrams Media sites will be featured in a designated space on Lawyers.com. Mr. Abrams’ first Lawyers.com blog post examines the John Edwards legal case; the post can be viewed at: http://blogs.lawyers.com/2012/04/why-john-edwards-may-walk-free/.
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About Abrams Media
Launched in 2009 by ABC News Legal Analyst, their seven sites Mediaite.com, Geekosystem.com, Sportsgrid.com, Styleite.com, TheMarySue.com and TheJaneDough.com as well as GossipCop.com (co-founded by Abrams) welcomed more than 13 million unique visitors in April, 2012. Their newest site, TheBraiser.com, focusing on celebrity chefs, is scheduled to launch on May 14.