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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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.

February 12, 2020

Your Number One Job as an Attorney — Get Paid!

Marco Brown highlights the importance of prioritizing billing for your law firm.

January 15, 2020

Into the Future with the Client-Centered Law Firm

Clio’s Jack Newton discusses his new book and the lessons he’s learned over the last ten years studying successful law firms.

December 12, 2019

Live Life Your Way with a Profitable Business

Moshe Rosenblum-Amsel shares strategies for optimizing your firm’s finances.

November 26, 2019

Change Waves in Small Law: Surf or Drown? – Part 2

Greg Garman offers guidance for the future of small firm business models.

November 14, 2019

Change Waves in Small Law: Surf or Drown? – Part 1

Greg Garman shares insights on legal business models and current supply and demand trends in the profession.

October 22, 2019

Clio Cloud 2019: Interview with Mark Britton

Mark Britton discusses current efforts in the profession to bridge the gap between lawyers and legal consumers.

October 21, 2019

Clio Cloud 2019: Time Keeping 2.0: Measuring What Matters

Madison Goddyn and Sarah Greig offer insight into Clio’s latest tools for tracking time and expenses in law firms.

October 16, 2019

Insight, Intake, Discovery: Making Less Equal More

Karin Conroy offers guidance for connecting with the right clients for your law firm.

September 18, 2019

Labor Eats Profits

Liz Goddard, co-owner of Cc: My Admin, discusses how virtual assistants help lawyers increase efficiency and grow profits.

August 27, 2019

How to Become Niche

Jacob Slowik offers insights for lawyers on how niche specialization can lead to career successes.

July 29, 2019

The Power of Empowered Teams

Helen Bukulmez explains how investing in the interests of your team creates a culture of unity in your firm.