They say that with passion, all things become possible. At Legal InSites, we know this to be true. Our company started with three professionals and their seemingly different passions: A trial lawyer and his passion for the legal industry, an experienced web developer and his passion for website design and SEO management, and a legal technology entrepreneur and his passion for innovation. After sharing a few ideas, we realized that by combining our passions, we could help law firms around the nation be discovered and communicate better to their clients and potential clients across digital mediums.

Our goal is to provide high quality, reliable web development and search engine optimization services to the legal community. We don’t deal with any other industry. Our focus is on law firms and only law firms. We’re here to help you craft your unique, individual story, share it with the world, and show you who’s listening.


Ryan Raplee - Co-Founder & CEO
Ryan Raplee
Co-Founder & CEO

As CEO of Legal InSites, in addition to growing and overseeing every aspect of the company Ryan heads up every web design project and manages the SEO strategies of our clients. Ryan is an honors graduate of RIT with a deep passion for the internet. He's started many successful websites, some reaching as many as 500k unique visitors a month. In recent years his focus has been working solely with law firms. When he's not in the office, you can probably find him gaming, playing golf, or working on his many collections (comics, sports card, action figures, etc...). He's is also a self-proclaimed bourbon connoisseur with a collection of over 200 bottles.

Tad Thomas - Co-Founder
Tad Thomas

Tad, a trial lawyer with an insatiable interest in technology who practices law in Louisville, KY, spends a great deal of time teaching lawyers across the country how to improve their practices. Tad is a nationally recognized lecturer and has conducted dozens of seminars on legal technology, litigation, and ethics across the nation. In partnering with Ryan in starting Legal InSites, Tad saw an opportunity to further assist his peers by sharing his knowledge and experience in technology. Legal InSites was set up to provide lawyers with an understanding of the right way to do digital marketing and improve their practices by implementing technology to tell their firms' stories.

Lucas Hardgrave - Lead Content Writer
Lucas Hardgrave
Lead Content Writer

Lucas approaches digital marketing as he would most of his creative endeavors—with a whole lot of research, high doses of creativity and passion, and a bit of innovation. As a graduate of University of California, Davis, he started off his career as a freelance writer, editor, and marketer, later choosing to specialize in the legal profession. In his spare time, he enjoys gaming, writing about games, helping friends create old school 8-bit RPGs, and writing science fiction.

Anna Criswell - Content Writer
Anna Criswell
Sr. Content Writer

Anna stepped into the digital marketing world once and now she never wants to leave. She’s found her passion in copywriting and continues that passion as a Content Writer at Legal InSites. As a Penn State University graduate with a B. A. in English Literature, she loves everything and anything related to reading and writing. When she’s not blogging, you can find her cheering for the Penn State Men’s Hockey Team and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Alyssa Trostle - Content Writer
Alyssa Trostle
Content Writer

Before becoming a Content Writer for Legal InSites, Alyssa earned her B.A. in English: Professional Writing from Mansfield University, as well as an M.F.A. in Creative Writing with a concentration in Creative Nonfiction from Chatham University. The countless hours she spent researching, writing, and revising during her graduate program prepared her to provide the same degree of diligence for our clients. Outside of work, she helps coach her hometown cheer team and spends any other free time with her dogs.

Kristen Cantor - Content Writer
Kristen Cantor
Content Writer

Kristen has happily stepped into her role as Content Writer at Legal InSites. With a bachelor’s degree in Communications and a master’s degree in Philosophy, she has developed a diverse career in writing that includes content creation, journalism, editing, curriculum design, textbook proofreading, Chinese-English translation, and a multitude of creative and freelance endeavors. Writing for the legal profession proved to be a natural fit for her after she began translating legal documents and realized the skills the field demands⁠—solid research, deviceful investigation, analytical thinking, an ever-expanding vocabulary, and a knack for making the incomprehensible comprehensible. These skills are ones she hopes to continue to improve through her work with Legal InSites.

Justin Lutz - Social Media Specialist
Justin Lutz
Social Media Specialist

As Social Media Specialist, Justin is responsible for organically building the online reputations and social media presences for Legal InSites clients. He has more than 16 years of experience in a broad range of communications and marketing positions. Justin received his B.A. degree from Penn State University with a specialty in Communications and later attended Lock Haven University's Master of Liberal Arts program. He has always been active in his community and his contributions have included volunteer work for multiple organizations across Lycoming County.



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