No matter what size firm you are, your website is your window to the world. Like it or not, a firm's website has become the way your prospects and probably current clients evaluate and validate their choice to hire you to help them with their legal problems. You don't need to break the bank to have a decent website that looks good, says what you do, is easy to navigate and allows people who visit the site to find what they need. There are a few things that you should consider as you evaluate your website and whether or not there is a need to make changes.
At a minimum you should have responsive design. For those who aren't familiar with this term, what it means is that on the desktop, tablet, or mobile device your site will work and look good. The design is "responsive" to the devices. If you want to be really on top of it, have a mobile design that puts information that mobile users typically want front and center. Things like directions and phone numbers available by a simple click on the mobile device.
If you still have a "narrow site" which means it is 1,024 pixels wide, it is time to change. If you have this type of site it will look very narrow on today's wider and larger monitors. It makes you look outdated.
Stay away from images like scales of justice, law books, gavels, and courthouses. There are lots of images out there that are much more interesting and will help you establish your firm brand. Using these trite