Category Archives: Web Design

To Scroll or Not to Scroll? Law Firm Website Homepage Functions

When designing your new website, following the latest scroll trends or keeping things traditional can have an impact on the users’ experience. Below I will be showcasing a few site designs that utilized scrolling to keep their visitors engaged, while others…

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Ian portraitCreating Epic Hero Images for Law Firm Websites

Stand out from the pack (literally) and make a creative photography choice for your homepage. Instead of using the default gavel or courthouse steps pick an image that speaks to your brand.  Learn how to cut and trim a layer…

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Mike portraitTuning Your Website for Modern Page Speed Metrics

You’ve heard it before, but prepare to hear it again: Speed on the web matters more than ever before. Users are more impatient than ever, websites are browsed on bandwidth-sensitive mobile devices more than ever, and Google’s SEO ranking algorithms…

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What is the Difference Between Web Hosting and Domain Hosting For Your Law Firm Website?

Domain and web hosting are two of the fundamental elements of creating and maintaining your law firm website. While domain and web hosting are very closely related, they are different services and it is important to know how these two…

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PaperStreet Law Firm Website Design Wins Communicator Awards Highest Distinction

The winners of the 26th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, a custom PaperStreet law firm website design…

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Mike portraitStructuring Headings for Enhanced Accessibility and Search Rankings

Just as there are chapters in a book, there are headings in web content. Headings break content into scannable, digestible chunks so we can consume words on our devices quickly and efficiently. Headings are critical, and we know them well.…

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Common ADA Compliance Errors Explained

The law now requires your website to be ADA compliant. All sites are susceptible to some common ADA errors. When WebAIM scanned 1 Million pages in early 2020, over 60 million distinct accessibility errors were detected. That’s an average of…

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Pete Boyd portraitTwo PaperStreet Law Firm Website Designs Receive MUSE Creative Silver Awards

Out of 3820 submissions from 50 countries, two PaperStreet website designs were recognized in the 2020 MUSE Creative Awards. Law firm websites for Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout and Cullen and Dykman received silver awards in the Law &…

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Pete Boyd portraitLawyerist.com Selects Six PaperStreet Law Firm Websites for 2020 “Best Law Firm Websites” List

For more than 10 years Lawyerist.com has published a “best law firm websites” list featuring the top law firm web designs of the year. As one of the most popular legal marketing resources on the web, Lawyerist.com receives hundreds of…

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Pete Boyd portraitSliders Suck. Stop Creating Sliders for Your Law Firm Website.

We strongly believe in educating others about best practices for law firm websites. We were one of the first agencies to use WordPress and make responsive websites for firms.  We were also one of the first agencies to create sliders…

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