Christopher T. Anderson

Christopher T. Anderson

Host of On the Road and The Un-Billable Hour

Christopher T. Anderson has authored numerous articles and speaks on a wide range of topics, including law firm management, the ethics of cloud computing, and the future of technology in law firms. A regular speaker at LegalTech New York, ABA TechShow, and various state bar associations, Chris has over 19 years of experience as a practicing attorney. He is a former managing partner of a full-service law firm in Georgia, has served as in-house general counsel and began his career as a New York City assistant district attorney.

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January 24, 2023

Standing Still Is Not OK: Today’s Legal Tech

Let’s look at your law firm’s culture when it comes to tech. It’s bottom up and top down, a full circle. You can’t delegate this stuff to one department or one level....

January 10, 2023

Community Table: Focus Your Practice. Plus, Successfully “Offboarding” Fired Employees

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How to focus your practice. If you’re not known for something, you aren’t known for anything. The one thing all clients in every business want:...

December 27, 2022

Business Systems: Stop Trying To Do Everything Yourself.

In this episode: Law is intense, and you love your business. But are you trying to do everything? Trust the team you’ve hired. You can do too much, and you’re not that...

December 13, 2022

Community Table: Job Offers, Employee Contract Negotiations, and Evaluating New Hires

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How to Determine if a New Hire Is a Success in the First 90 Days How To Master the Process of Employee Contract Negotiations How...

November 22, 2022

The Right Tech: Get Control of Your Practice Management Software

Let’s talk about practice management, tech, and production. How do you find and apply the right tech tools that help you deliver what you’ve promised to your clients? Acquiring new clients, moving...

November 8, 2022

Community Table: When It’s Time To Fire An Employee…

How To Decide A Timeline For Firing An Employee How To Craft A Good Job Package to Attract Better Quality Applicants How To Give An Employee An Ultimatum Before Firing Them

October 25, 2022

Acquisition Best Practices: Learning To Love Your Leads

Acquisition, getting new clients “from contact to contract,” is vital to your success. So why are so many firms struggling at the most basic levels? Guest Adam Reiman, director of coaching and...

October 14, 2022

Clio Cloud 2022: Building Influence thru Relationships & Persuasion with Robert Cialdini

How to ethically enhance your influence and persuade others.

October 12, 2022

Clio Cloud 2022: How to Design Scalable Legal Services

No matter your practice area, smart planning can help you grow your business. Co-hosts Christopher Anderson and Laurence Colletti talk with Tim Parlatore about the panel he participated in at ClioCon which...

October 12, 2022

Clio Cloud 2022: Finding Balance – How to Make the Most of Your Time

How much can we really get done in a day? Christopher Anderson talks with Clio presenter Olivia Vizachero about how to become a consistent, confident manager of your schedule. Olivia explains why...

October 11, 2022

Community Table: Dissecting the Client Intake Process

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How can a law firm effectively use the non-attorney salesperson in a way that meets client expectations?

September 27, 2022

Securing the Unstructured Castle: Protecting Your “Dark Data”

Every attorney knows to lock client secrets behind sophisticated cybersecurity. But as guest Rich Hale explains, the data that’s hiding in plain sight, “Dark Data,” is just as important to your client...

September 13, 2022

Community Table: Bookkeeping, Online Job Boards, and Internal Team Messaging

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: What do I need to consider to bring the firm’s outsource bookkeeping in-house? How can I utilize job boards more effectively to find quality candidates?...

August 23, 2022

Steering the Course: Controlling Your Life and Career

Feeling overwhelmed, like you’ve lost control of your life and your practice, like your job runs you instead of the other way around? You’re not alone and there are ways to overcome...

August 9, 2022

Community Table: Impending resignations, caseloads, and…hiring the neighbor?

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How can I minimize the damage of an upcoming employee resignation? How do I decide which size cases my firm should pursue? How do I...

July 26, 2022

Marketing Is Messaging, Express Yourself

Marketing is about message, not volume. Before big advertising spends, figure out who you are and what you want to say. What makes you special? Look inside your firm and understand your...

July 12, 2022

Community Table: Structuring bonuses, pro hac vice agreements, and marketing educational courses!

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How should I structure a bonus plan for my client intake specialist? How should I construct a pro hac vice agreement with an out-of-state law...

June 28, 2022

Your Firm? You Can’t Do It All (And You Shouldn’t Try)

If there’s a key lesson in this episode, it’s “Don’t try to do it all.” Guest Mike Morse founded the largest personal injury law firm in Michigan. But it wasn’t always that...

June 14, 2022

Community Table: Hiring decisions, attracting quality candidates, and team meetings!

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How do I decide which candidate to hire for the office manager position? How do I attract quality candidates to my small firm when we’re...

May 27, 2022

Offshore Legal Support: Delegation Is Liberation

Guest Brett Trembly is cofounder of Get Staffed Up which provides offshore legal support staffing solutions for U.S. law firms.

May 10, 2022

Community Table: Promoting Employees, Hiring Mistakes, and Relinquishing Duties!

This episode’s discussion around the Community Table: How do I promote an employee to a part-time position without upsetting the current full-time coworker? Did I make a mistake hiring a friend? How...

April 29, 2022

Hiring Done Right: “Look Beyond the Resume”

Frustrated by the hiring process? Guest Joey Seeber, with years as a business leader and elected official, shares tips on hiring done right.

April 12, 2022

Community Table: Formatting invoices, teaching systems, candidate red flags, and more!

Host Christopher T. Anderson meets with lawyers from around the country to discuss issues they are currently facing in their practices.

March 22, 2022

Nice To Meet You: Relationship Tips We All Need Now

Guest Jason Levin – author, coach, and relationship management evangelist – shares the keys to building and maintaining business relationships.

March 8, 2022

PREMIERE: The Un-Billable Hour Community Table

Key issues lawyers are facing in their practices: Hiring, marketing, training and more!

February 22, 2022

Getting Seen, Getting Heard, Getting Hired In the Digital Jungle

Guest Jason Hennessey wrote the book on law firm SEO (it’s called “Law Firm SEO”). Join our deep dive into digital marketing, Google search algorithms, and client acquisition.

January 25, 2022

What’s Ahead in 2022 for Lawyers and Law Firms

Legal futurist Chad Burton examines today’s trends to predict what the future holds for legal practitioners.

December 28, 2021

Getting On Brand

There’s marketing and then there’s “pre-marketing.” Guest Gerald Maatman discusses brand building, the bedrock of your practice.

November 23, 2021

The New Law Business Model

Guest Ali Katz is driven to help lawyers rediscover their passion, reclaim their lives, and reinvent their client relationships.

October 25, 2021

How To Be Bigger Than Your Britches

Nexa CEO Jeff Mosler shares how law firms leverage outsourced services to scale up and be better.

September 28, 2021

Vision to Values to Victory

Guest Mark Rockwell shares the five biggest mistakes most firms make every day.

August 31, 2021

Your Information, Their Decision

Client acquisition is a law firm’s lifeblood. Learn to turn prospect consultations into real, billable hours.

July 27, 2021

Coaching to Success

Former football coach Ben Murphy reveals the keys to successful talent management, especially in hybrid work cultures.

July 2, 2021

Herding Cats

Giugi Carminati reveals the lawyer traits that show lawyers desperately need legal project management, yet still resist.

May 25, 2021

Help Is Easier to Get

Entrepreneur Jaclyn Foster compares contract versus full-time paralegal services from cost to efficiency and battling turnover.

April 27, 2021

Law Firm Growth Is No Accident

Success coach Ken Hardison shares what it takes to assemble an A-team for a lucrative and satisfying law practice.

March 23, 2021

It’s Not About the Leads, It’s What You Do With Them

Do lawyers need more client leads? Legal marketing expert Kara Prior has an answer you might not expect.

February 23, 2021

Business Development: Planning and Practicing

How business development relates to marketing, sales and client acquisition for lawyers.

January 26, 2021

Being a Business Visionary

How to embrace your role as the CEO, from developing a plan and first hires to keeping control of the roles you enjoy most.

December 22, 2020

Data Is Such a Powerful Tool

Tracers President Erik Pickering offers a five-part strategy to thrive post-pandemic and shares how data research can make or break a case.

November 24, 2020

Profit First: Helping Law Firm Owners Serve Their Clients Best

Family lawyer Jenny Bradley shares how a profit-first financial strategy increases profits, saves time, and improves business relationships.

October 27, 2020

Pivoting to Help People

De Novo Review’s lawyer staffing experts discuss growing practice areas amid Covid-19 and increased demand for support during periodic surges.

September 22, 2020

What Clients Want: Bringing AI to Your Business

Legal AI entrepreneur Tom Martin shares how automation adoption by lawyers is accelerating out of necessity and because their clients demand it.

August 25, 2020

Fixed vs. Growth Mindset and the Effect of Leading Your Team to Growth

While the pandemic paralyzed many leaders, Michael Mogill offers tips for adopting a growth mindset that will lead you on a path to success.

July 15, 2020

Putting Culture First: How and Why to Intentionally Create Yours

Eric Farber offers strategies for developing a healthy culture in your law firm.

June 17, 2020

Getting Optimized, or More, or Some Results From Your Law Firm Technology

Tom Lambotte discusses the key tenets of his Optimize Method framework for lawyers.

May 13, 2020

How to Grow in Times of Uncertainty

David Neagle shares tips for developing a mindset that can help bring businesses through difficult economic circumstances.

April 15, 2020

Protecting Privacy and Other Concerns of the Remote Workforce

Kimball Parker discusses solutions to common problems faced by law firms struggling to adjust to remote work.

March 18, 2020

Pay Attention to What You’ve Got

Scott Wallingford discusses strategies for maximizing per-client profitability in your law firm.

March 2, 2020

ABA TECHSHOW 2020: Un-Track for Doers

Jess Birken, Ben Sessions, Gyi Tsakalakis, and Erin Gerstenzang discuss the format of the new Un-Track for Doers at this year’s TECHSHOW.