Maryland is among the top 10 states where residents are most often searching online for lawyers, according to research conducted by a Texas personal injury firm.
Maryland ranked seventh with 374 searches per 100,000 people, coming in just below Virginia, which had 376 searches per 100,000 people.
Colorado ranked first for online lawyer searches, with 534 searches per 100,000 people. Most searchers there were interested in family lawyers, immigration lawyers and employment lawyers.
The other states in the top 10 are North Carolina (462 searches per 100,000 people), where people searched most for bankruptcy lawyers; Georgia (405, with a focus on family lawyers); New York (396); Florida (393); New Jersey (370); Illinois (367;) and Pennsylvania (358).
People in New York, Florida, New Jersey, Illinois and Pennsylvania most frequently searched for immigration lawyers. Virginians also searched for immigration lawyers