I know some professionals will balk at the idea but I'm inclined to agree with Samantha, not least because of Facebook's powerful search-engine like presence, although my view is that she is way ahead of the curve here; a lot of lawyers I know aren't even on Facebook personally yet and a few more have just the one solitary connection on Linked In.
However, a quick search on Facebook will reveal that there are already a modest number of "solicitors" and "law firms" with a professional Facebook presence and, indeed, a fan base.
But this blog isn't about law firms, its about in-house lawyers. A quick Facebook search against "in house lawyer" revealed:
For the avoidance of doubt, this is not me.
Sensing competition, I have upped my social media strategy game. This is me (note the all important capitalised 'H' in 'House'):
So there it is, the start of what will no doubt be the blog-post, "5 Reasons In-house Lawyers should use Facebook". Until then.