Aaron Street is the co-founder and CEO of Lawyerist.com. In addition to his work growing Lawyerist’s community of small firm lawyers, Aaron is active in many facets of the legal industry, serving on the Board of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center (LRTC), the State Assembly of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Board of the Hennepin County Bar Association.
Aaron’s prior work includes a weird array of activities at the intersection of law, business, and public policy, including work as an election law attorney, a CLE programmer, and a baseball card dealer, and leadership roles at a think tank, an innovation management company, and a robotics business.
In this episode we talk to Erin Gerstenzang about her solo criminal defense practice and the challenges of going solo, especially for newer lawyers.
In this episode, Douglas Sorocco explains why his law firm built a free public event space next door, and why it wound up being a good investment. Before or after you listen, you should watch this video to see how the space gets used: Doug is an Oklahoma intellectual property lawyer, focused on biotechnology, life...
Josie Beets explains why military spouses who are lawyers should be able to get a license to practice law without taking the bar exam over and over again.
Ansel Halliburton talks about how technologists have come together in solidarity against data collection and surveillance and how paranoid you should be.
Michelle Browning Coughlin discusses how being a parent—especially a mom—can make it harder to practice law, and how firms can be more parent-friendly.
Chad Burton, explains how (and why) he ditched his computer for an iPad Pro, and then ditched his iPad Pro for his iPhone.
Ruth Carter, a lawyer who is undeniably herself in public and private, talks about what it means to be a lawyer who participates in unusual activities.
Three TBD Law alumni to tell their stories of overcoming personal challenges and how their careers were affected.
What are the challenges of integrating several law practices into one functioning business?
Mindy Yocum, founder of a socially conscious law firm, explains how she envisions her role as a lawyer.
The world of weed law, the ethics of advising clients who are committing federal crimes, and how to market a niche practice.
Should lawyers learn to develop their own software and can they forecast the future of law practice?
Dr. Heather Hackman helps us get a new perspective on diversity and the legal profession.
How Greg has built a multi-million dollar personal injury firm by taking big risks for big rewards.
Bryan Wilson, the Texas Law Hawk, explains how he got started making outrageous viral videos and has some tips for lawyers who want to make videos of their own.
Betsy Stotler and Kelly Hayes discuss their innovative, distributed (remote) law firm that balances work, life, and clients.
Drew Amoroso talks about starting a small fitness law firm, why he chose a niche, and working out with clients before business.
How to use key performance indicators (KPIs) to "start with the end in mind"—to set goals for your law firm and measure your progress
Sam and Aaron discuss the value of business coaching and what it takes to get lawyers to think strategically about their law firms.
Former public defender Brad Clark explains how he started his own firm, powered by a web app that lets him start helping people before they contact him.
Lisa Solomon explains what freelance lawyering is, how to work with a freelance lawyer, and where to find one.
Jason Velez explains how he is using IBM's Watson to empower 1Law, the small firm and affiliation of US lawyers he founded.
In this Lawyerist Podcast, a discussion on the benefits and downfalls of shared working spaces for lawyers.
The evolution of law firm websites, online marketing, and excitement over the Lawyerist Podcast joining Legal Talk Network.
Sam Glover talks with several attendees of the inaugural edition of TBD Law, a first-of-its-kind gathering of innovation-minded lawyers.
Sam Glover talks with Jamie Sutton, a third-year law student who has already started his own sliding-scale nonprofit law firm.
Computer forensics expert Mark Lanterman talks about the dark web and the latest trends in law firm security breaches.
Will Harrelson from CuroLegal talks about how to overcome resistance when your law firm needs to upgrade its technology, systems, or processes.
Nicolle Schippers talks about what legal insurance is and how it can help to bridge the access to justice gap.
Solo practitioner Randall Ryder talks about what it is like to go out on your own when you have no safety net.
Janine Sickmeyer, CEO and founder of NextChapter, talks about how she went from being frustrated with her practice management software to building her own.
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