Last updated November 9, 2011

JR Oakes

J.R. Oakes is in charge of developing and managing our comprehensive approach to search engine optimization for our law firm clients. In this role, J.R. constantly analyzes and adapts our SEO strategy to address the constantly changing factors that go into high search engine rankings.

“When it comes to SEO, you have to stay active to stay competitive,” J.R. says. “What I like about is that there is a strong desire to do whatever it takes for our clients.”

J.R. previously served as a Senior Programmer for, which involved keeping our content management system applications up-to-date and running smoothly and ensuring the safety of our clients’ files.

A native of Spencer, North Carolina, J.R. studied industrial design at N.C. State University.

He went on to become the lead designer at CG&D Studios, a Raleigh-based artistic glass studio. For 10 years, J.R. provided a wide variety of clients with consulting, design, development and installation of artistic glass creations. He also developed the company’s website, implemented workflow systems, administered Google Apps, and handled overall operations and high-level design projects.

When he isn’t working, he enjoys reading about emerging technologies, playing drums, watching college basketball, cooking and spending time with his friends and family.