Michael S. Waddington, Esq., started building and marketing websites in 1997, when he was a first-year law student at Temple University School of Law. He is now one of the most recognized experts in the field of internet marketing for lawyers and online video marketing.

He is the founder and president of Legal Niche Pros LLC, a boutique internet marketing firm that manages high-level marketing campaigns for law firms across the United States.

Legal Niche Pros excels at video production and marketing, SEO, website design, social media, and strategic planning for law firm marketing campaigns.

Michael is also a noted commentator, writer, and lecturer on internet marketing and the ethics of lawyer marketing. His Lawyer Marketing youTube channel has over 2,500 subscribers and 365,000 unique views.

Michael was a former Army JAG lawyer and is recognized as a national authority on military law as well as a noted media consultant. Michael has tried over 150 contested criminal jury cases worldwide (in the United States, Europe and Asia).

Michael has been reported on and quoted by hundreds of major media sources worldwide as well as provided consultation services to “60 Minutes,” “ABC Nightline,” CNN, CBS, the 2010-12 Golden Globe-winning TV series “The Good Wife,” CNN Investigative Reports, katie Couric, the BBC, German Public Television and others.

In 2009, he appeared in the CNN Documentary, the “killings at the Canal.” Some of
his cases have been the subject of books and movies, including “Taxi to the Dark
Side,” a 2007 Academy Award Winner, and Brian De Palma’s “Redacted.” DePalma also directed “Scarface” and “Carlito’s Way.”

Michael was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, with a BA degree. He earned his law degree from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia. At Temple, he successfully completed, with honors, Temple’s Nationally No. 1 Ranked Trial Lawyer Training Program. He is a licensed attorney and a member of good standing in the following State Bar Associations: Pennsylvania, Georgia, New Jersey and South Carolina.

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