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Welcome to our review of the Piper & Marbury L.L.P. Home Page. Graphics on the home page are a mixed bag of thumbnail photos and second-rate navigation graphics. And the navigation bar uses old server-side technology. Under "Articles and Alerts" are monthly updates on selected legal topics. Attorney profiles use the narrative style but don't include photographs or links to Martindale-Hubbell or West Legal Directory listings. Including links to Martindale-Hubbell is free and easy, and we wonder why more firms don't do this. The "Firm Technology" page includes 153.9 Kbytes of gratuitous graphics and adds no value to the site. We'd suggest incorporating this information elsewhere in the site. And again, we'd include a simple link to FindLaw rather than including a page of legal links. We always recommend that law firms stick to their core competence, and we've not met a general purpose law firm legal links page yet that measures up to FindLaw. The InfoSeek search engine produced the best output we've seen on any law firm Web site, and bookmark-friendly titles would make it even better. Since the firm appears to have made the investment in a commercial-class search engine, we'd recommend moving it to the home page or even including a search box on every page. The "P&M Concierge" section is a nice touch, with maps, transportation, attractions, food, and hotel information included for each of the firm's office locations. The "Recruiting" section cuts right to the chase and includes starting salaries for each of the firm's offices. Other than the "Articles and Alerts" section (which is not included in the navigation bar), there was no substantive content online. This is a problem that can be overcome with a little commitment to the task.