Nothing But Stats

A compilation of reliable hearsay about the growth and use of the Internet by lawyers.

1997
Q2
  04/01/97 04/15/97 05/01/97 05/15/97 06/01/97 06/15/97
Internet
Growth Indicators
Network
Wizards – Internet Domain Survey
16,146,000 16,146,000 16,146,000      
Alta
Vista – external links to Yahoo
307,259 294,187 228,837      
Legal/Internet
Community Growth Indicators
Alta
Vista – external links to Cornell’s Legal Information Institute
27,053 16,839 15,989      
Alta
Vista – external links to Law Journal EXTRA!
2,332 2,809 2,595      
Alta
Vista – external links to FindLaw
1,849

1,960 1,843      
Alta
Vista – external links to West’s Legal Directory
788 1,430 1,380      
Alta
Vista – external links to Inherent.Com Inc.
569 361 488      
Alta
Vista – external links to Martindale-Hubbell
370 753 582      
Law
Firms on the Internet
Yahoo
– law firms on the Web
2,037 2,079 2,138      
FindLaw
– law firms on the Web
591 735 735      
The
World Wide Web Virtual Library – law firms
536

536 583      
West’s
Legal Directory – law firms on the Web
388 404 421      
FindLaw
– National Law Journal 250 firms on the Web
121 122 122      
InterNIC’s
domain name database – listings starting with “law office
153 164 170      
Alta
Vista – West’s FirmSites
25

22 23      
Inherent.Com
– law-related Web sites
22 24 24      


1997
Q1
  01/01/97 01/15/97 02/01/97 02/15/97 03/01/97 03/15/97
Internet
Growth Indicators
Network
Wizards – Internet Domain Survey
12,881,000 12,881,000 12,881,000 16,146,000 16,146,000 16,146,000
Alta
Vista – external links to Yahoo
267,488 267,460 268,883 327,109 275,978 323,442
WebCrawler
– Web Size
145,600 145,600 145,600 145,600 145,600 145,600
Legal/Internet
Community Growth Indicators
Alta
Vista – external links to Cornell’s Legal Information Institute
22,696 19,967 19,335 22,167 19,217 21,033
Alta
Vista – external links to Law Journal EXTRA!
3,390

2,950 2,832 2,934 2,840 2,869
Alta
Vista – external links to FindLaw
1,807 1,420 1,416 1,328 1,407 1,450
Alta
Vista – external links to West’s Legal Directory
1,020 877 779 810 855 874
Alta
Vista – external links to Inherent.Com Inc.
646 567 569 546 588 521
Alta
Vista – external links to Martindale-Hubbell
410 389 383 411 399 415
Law
Firms on the Internet
Yahoo
– law firms on the Web
1,641 1,689 1,775 1,879 1,948 2,003
FindLaw
– law firms on the Web
496 534 567 590 591 591
The
World Wide Web Virtual Library – law firms
415 451 472 478 496 536
West’s
Legal Directory – law firms on the Web
332 336 341 357 382 384
FindLaw
– National Law Journal 250 firms on the Web
120 120 121 121 121 121
InterNIC’s
domain name database – listings starting with “law office
92 93 105 119 119 147
Alta
Vista – West’s FirmSites
20 20 21 21 22 24
Inherent.Com
– law-related Web sites
19 19 21 21 22 22

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