CLE | How to Ethically Get a 10.0 AVVO Rating (Plus and Martindale too!)

WHEN: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | TIME: 1 to 2:15 p.m. | HOW: Virtual Classroom | MCLE: 1.5 (0.5 Ethics, 1.0 Law Practice Management) | COST: $40 | Scroll down to register for this CLE!

This CLE will provide basic tools lawyers need to claim and fill out their AVVO profiles, together with the strategies and tips to complete their profile and achieve a “Superb” rating and “Client’s Choice” badges.

The program will also look at the ethics opinions addressing AVVO and online lawyer directories and how to make sure your use of the platform fully complies with all the ethics rules.

The process of completing an online profile for and Martindale will also be reviewed to assure your information is consistent across these platforms.

“Reputation and learning are akin to capital assets, like the good will of an old partnership. For many, they are the only tools with which to hew a pathway to success.”

— Hon. Benjamin N. Cordozo, Welch v. Helvering, 290 U.S. 111, 115-16 (1933)


Syracuse native Anthony A. Marrone II focuses his practice — and regularly appears in the news and gives public presentations — in the areas of New York elder law, Medicaid, trust and estates, guardianships, and special needs planning.

He is the founder and CEO of The Marrone Law Firm–a boutique firm with offices in Central and Northern New York, and in the Southern Tier. In 2020 The Marrone Law Firm was included in Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces, and from 2017-2020 The Marrone Law Firm was named one of Central New York’s Best Places to Work by the Central New York Business Journal, taking the #1 spot in both 2019 and 2020.

Anthony also runs a consulting and coaching practice, Anthony Marrone & Co., where he provides marketing and business development strategies to lawyers. Anthony Marrone & Co. was formed after the 2016 release of his book, “The Social Media Marketing Blueprint for Lawyers.”

Anthony has been recognized by Upstate New York Super Lawyers, and has received Avvo’s highest honors and ratings. In 2015 he was the recipient of the Onondaga County Bar Association Pro Bono Distinguished Lawyer award.

Anthony was born and raised in Syracuse. He graduated from Christian Brothers Academy, Le Moyne College, and Syracuse University College of Law. He lives in DeWitt with his wife Melissa, and their three sons, Vincent, Joseph and Antonio.

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