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How to Be the Attorney That the Wall Street Journal Calls with Janet Falk

Every day - journalists publish articles that need sources, Almost every day, attorneys (maybe even your competition) are called on as expert sources and gain the prestige, brand recognition and more that comes from being on your prospects local newstand. We talk about how Janet has been able to get her attorney clients placed in publications running from the WSJ to Pizza Industry Reviews (seriously) in this interview.


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