For most lawyers, having an attractive business card that they can distribute is surely good for business. Perhaps, having lawyer business cards is the most inexpensive form of marketing for those in the legal profession. Giving out business cards in an appropriate manner helps people remember your name and your profession. It gives them an easy way to contact you should they need your legal services. A lawyer opening a new private practice should make a conscious effort to give out lots of business cards.
Lawyer business cards are mostly plain white card stock with a name and number printed in boring black letters. Most lawyers decide to stick on this traditional look for their business cards to maintain a dignified and professional image. When a client hands your card to a prospect, in one second your prospect draws conclusions based on what he sees. However, you can still maintain the professional image even if you try to deviate from the tradition. A business card is a representative of yourself, so why not make it interesting?
To make your card standout and still maintain that professional, serious look, try using a black or colored stock, a creative logo, creative typography or other special printing finishes such as embossing, UV spot laminating, thermography, among other things. If you want to really stand out, you can also make an unforgettable business cards using unique shapes and materials as well as an interesting slogan like the ones shown in the examples below.
Here are some examples of non-traditional lawyer business cards which you can draw inspiration from. The lawyer business cards included in this round up includes both the professional looking and serious business cards as well as the interesting and fun business cards for lawyers.
01 -James A. Mahon
This is a clever lawyer business business card from Canadian divorce lawyer James A. W. Mahon. At first glance, it looks like your typical lawyer business card, bearing his name, his contact information and the scales of justice. But looking closer, you will notice that the card is perforated down the middle. As a result, this lawyer business card of this person who helps people who wants divorce can be separated down the middle into two equal pieces. Each of the two sides contains his complete contact information.
02 -Paul C. Redrup
This lawyer uses his unique card to highlight his criminal defense practice. The card, which has a drawing of a person’s silhouette on it, is encased in a covering with cutouts making it look like jail cell bars. Once you slide out the card, you will see the lawyer’s address, telephone number and e-mail, as well as a slogan that this lawyer focuses on adult and juvenile criminal defense.
Another divorce lawyer has put his name and contact information on branded condoms, which he helpfully leaves at motels in his area (presumably a source of potential clients).
04 -Milka Vujnovic
05 -Kueser Law Firm
06 -Whitney & Bogris
07 - Lopez Legal
08 -Clarke and Cunningham
09 -BAAS Attorneys