Google Penguin or Panda Update for Lawyers in October 2016?

As of October 25th, 2016 Personal Injury and Criminal Defense search results are much different today than just last week. Google has changed things up quite a bit as a number of websites have dropped off the front page leaving room for other law firms to increase and get more clients. Unfortunately, there is very little documentation of this online and experienced and respected lawyers are left in the dark when it comes to fixing the problem.

If you are a personal injury lawyer or own a law firm that wants answers contact us today at We have helped law offices in Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Atlanta, St. Louis, Portland and Chicago. Having assisted personal injury and criminal defense SEO services for over five years, we know the proper strategies to help a law firm get to the front page of Google Search and stay there through all the algorithm updates and changes.

So, was this a Google Penguin or Panda update that hit a number of personal injury and criminal defense law firms in October 2016? That is not something that can be verified until Google makes a public announcement. It is important to note that Google did announce that Google Penguin 4.0 was going to be more real time. They could have finally flipped the switch which, in turn, changed the front page of Google search results drastically.

Before making any assumptions or jumping to conclusions, it is important to remember that Google’s algorithms are not set in stone. If your firm has gone from page 1 to page 2 or page 3 in the last 24 hours, it does not mean you have been penalized or you are going to stay on page 3. It simply means you have work to do in terms of improving SEO and content.

Fortunately, we offer monthly lawyer SEO and content packages that can help your website rank on the front page of Google search. Reach out to us today at so we can discuss ways in which you can improve your search presence which will help you get more clients from your website and the Internet.

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