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Looking for the perfect gift for a tech-loving lawyer? Want some legal history trivia fodder to share with family and friends? These latest episodes have you covered.
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Items reviewed this year include personal favorites, big-ticket items, and reasonably priced must-haves from a Clean Pod UVC sterilizer and a wireless version of LegalBoard, to a personalized fitness Mirror. The complete gift list with links is on the episode landing page.
On Nov. 11, 1620, male travelers aboard the Mayflower signed a compact, a self-government document that lives on more than 400 years later.
University of North Dakota School of Law Prof. Julia Ernst is a descendant of passengers aboard the ship and has studied the legacy of the Mayflower Compact. In a Legal Talk Today interview with Laurence Colletti, she shares legal history tidbits and namedrops famous descendants who can claim their ancestors also were aboard.
One obstacle for law firm owners to overcome is learning that while one primary reason for a practice is to help people, the business’s objective is to serve the business owner. Un-billable Hour host Christopher Anderson says in his latest episode that he gets a lot of pushback on the idea but says understanding this core business objective can help firms better serve clients.
Coming to grips with that and learning how to put profit first cleared a path for a stronger financial strategy for North Carolina family lawyer Jenny Bradley. She shares how she strengthened her business model and improved business relationships along the way.
In the latest episode of his re-tooled Legal Toolkit, host Jared Correia announces a brand-oriented contest using songs he pulled together on a Spotify playlist. He also chats with Documate’s founder Dorna Moini, whose company is helping lawyers build legal products without having to code.
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Molly McDonough, a longtime legal affairs journalist, is a producer for the current events show "Legal Talk Today." She also is a media and content strategist with McDonough Media LLC. McDonough previously served as editor and publisher of the ABA’s flagship magazine, the "ABA Journal." She writes about access to justice at "A Just Society."