Christine Bilbrey is a Senior Practice Management Advisor at The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Center. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Legal Administration. Christine previously served as the principal firm administrator at area law firms in her hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Prior to joining The Florida Bar, she was a certified HR classroom and virtual trainer for the world’s largest credit union.
Dori Foster-Morales, president-elect of the Florida Bar, shares insights on the year ahead and discusses the goals of her own presidency beginning in 2020.
Anne Brafford talks about going from big law to psychology, her book, “Positive Professionals,” and discusses the various aspects of lawyer health and well-being.
Business valuation expert Gary Trugman and financial advisor Michael Davino talk about how best to prepare and effectuate your retirement.
Rebecca Bandy and Adriannette Williams talk about how the Florida Bar is seeking to elevate professionalism amongst its lawyers.
Michael Cohen talks about the critical things attorneys need to know when hiring, evaluating, or terminating an employee.
Missy Gavagni and Scott Baena talk about the roles of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners.
Nora Riva Bergman talks about her book, “50 Lessons for Lawyers: Earn More – Stress Less – Be Awesome,” and her evolution from practicing attorney to law firm business coach.
Al Saikali talks about how lawyers should prepare their firms for different types of cybersecurity threats.
Adria Quintela talks about The Florida Bar’s Department of Lawyer Regulation and attorney discipline.
Ethan Wall talks about how lawyers can use social media efficiently and ethically to promote their practice.
Dori Foster-Morales and Mark Eiglarsh talk about attorney mental health and how it's important to being open about your struggles as a lawyer.
Jeena Cho explains how meditation helped her with her stress and how implementing this could help attorneys with their practice.
Judy Rushlow and Molly Paris discuss the Florida Lawyers Assistance Inc. (FLA) and how this could be a good resource for attorneys with mental health or substance abuse problems.
In todays episode, Joe Ankus gives his thoughts about mental health first aid training and what positive impacts it can have on law firms that use it.
Shanell Schuyler gives us some tips about attorney identity theft scams, what they look like, and what both lawyers and clients can do to prevent them.
Deputy M. Dean Crump talks about workplace violence and the importance of training employees to handle it properly. He discusses how to safely deal with terminations, physical security measures, and how to prepare for an active shooter situation.
Diana Kellogg, Jessica Malloy, and Steven Rubin talk about the BLSE including what the certification process looks like and why it’s important for attorneys.
Larry Krieger expands on why attorneys often struggle with depression and the wellbeing factors that may lead to satisfaction in a legal career.
Elizabeth Clark Tarbert talks about The Florida Bar’s Ethics and Advertising Department, including their role with the Bar, common questions they are asked, and why lawyers shouldn’t be afraid to call them for advice.
Member Benefits CEO Chip Trefry talks about end of the year insurance planning for lawyers.
Mary Adkins discusses the 2017-2018 Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), the third of its kind in Florida history.
Shanell Schuyler discusses common complaints her office receives and how lawyers can avoid being the cause of these complaints.
In this report from the 2017 Clio Cloud conference, Joshua Lenon discusses using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the practice of law.
In this legal podcast, Scott Rogers talks about using mindfulness as a way to maintain well-being as a lawyer.
Scott Westheimer talks about the future of the PRI, the benefits of being a member, and how the program has grown.
This podcast from 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention discusses electronic discovery and digital evidence.
This episode from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention dives into the advantages of making a website homepage more relatable.
This podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention talks about new apps created specifically for lawyers.
This podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention covers data security breaches and the legal implications of such a breach.
This podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention discusses the importance of cyber and data protection.
Chief Justice Jorge Labarga talks about maintaining open lines of communication between branches of government.
Melanie Griffin, chair of the Annual Convention Committee, talks about what this year’s convention will look like including technology CLEs, president showcase seminars, and networking opportunities.
This legal podcast covers the four common business issues law firms struggle with.
A podcast about what a virtual law practice is, the drivers in the switch to online services, and the learning requirements of making yours a virtual practice.
Electronic discovery expert William Hamilton talks about using ediscovery and how the legal industry is adapting to growing technology.
Rick Georges, a solo practitioner practicing in St. Petersburg, Florida, talks about how he uses technology to run his business effectively and cheaply.
Lawyer and tech expert Andrew LeGrand explains how to use apps and automation to optimize your law firm efficiency.
Noory Bechor explains how artificial intelligence will continue to make lawyers more efficient without replacing their jobs.
Jennifer Kuyrkendall explains why office mangers, paralegals, law students, and lawyers should attend the upcoming Florida Bar Tech Show.
eFileMadeEasy President Dario Diaz talks about the history of e-filing, Metadata, and tips to help attorneys improve their e-filing process.
Al Saikali talks about helping lawyers assess their security risk and why cyber security is important even for the smallest firms.
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