Design mark 2
Being true geeks we’re really enjoying The Art of SEO by Enge, Spencer, Fishkin and Stricchiola. Its perhaps a bit technical for the non geeky to just dip into but if you already have a decent understanding of seo, indexing and web development in general then it is well worth a purchase.
Design for law firms is slightly different and nobody would say that one size fits all, but here is a nice piece titled “The Golden Ratio in Web Design” which is well worth a look. Essentially your web design should look simple.