Jared D. Correia, Esq. is the CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, which offers subscription-based law firm business management consulting and technology services for solo and small law firms. Red Cave also works with legal institutions and legal-facing corporations to develop programming and content. A former practicing attorney, Jared has been advising lawyers and law firms for over a decade. He is a regular presenter at local, regional and national events, including ABA TECHSHOW. He regularly contributes to legal publications, including his column, ‘Managing,’ for Attorney at Work, and his ‘Law Practice Confidential’ advice column for Lawyerist. Jared is the author of the American Bar Association publication ‘Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers’. He is the host of the Legal Toolkit podcast on Legal Talk Network. Jared also teaches for Concord Law School, Suffolk University Law School and Solo Practice University. He loves James Taylor, but respects Ron Swanson; and, he tries to sneak Rolos when no one is looking.
Jared ponders whether time management should be a “you do you” type of thing, and Alice and Brett of The Prosecutors Podcast talk through their approach to busy schedules and the growing popularity of true crime podcasts.
Jared pays his respects to the Norm Macdonald; Stanley Tate schools us on the perks of niche law; and, together, they talk through the best things Chicago and Kansas City have to offer.
Jared ridicules your intake process; Chelsea Aitken tells you how to get the most out of your phone system; and, together, they take a look at some of New Zealand’s finest slang.
Jared pontificates on Narnia; Shree Sharma gives an up-to-date eDiscovery primer; and Jared brings the HEAT in this episode’s Rump Roast!
Jared cautions against getting Ken Burns’ autograph; Steve Fretzin offers advice for starting a podcast; and, together, they ponder some of the less-than-cool Olympic events.
No, robots aren’t going to replace you; Mat Rotenberg offers up productivity wisdom; and Jared quizzes Mat on a variety of... um, balls.
It’s OK to store files in a shed by the river, right?; Kara Vaval shares how quitting law to sell Mary Kay led her to become a better lawyer than ever; and Jared tests whether Kara can identify a real “Florida Man” in the news.
Jared recalls childhood trauma; Jess Birken shares tips for "spring cleaning" your law firm; and Jared and Jess try to put a finger on what makes Minnesota so unique.
Jared Correia and Darian Kovacs chat it up on authenticity, creative online marketing, podcasting, and more.
Jared Correia ponders UFOs, aliens, and massive government cover-ups, and chats with Erik Bermudez about why you shouldn’t shy away from sales in your law firm.
Rainmaking trainer and coach Jaimie Field shares tactics for growing your law firm’s business, even in the midst of the pandemic.
Jared Correia explores the life and times of Warren Zevon and then brings on Brooke Lively to demystify financial management for law firms.
Hire like a pro with tips from Ron Godier! And, stick around for the Rump Roast, where Patrick Correia reveals what it was like to have Jared for a big brother.
Jared Correia still hates the Lakers, and Shawn Hill joins for a chat on how online reviews can help you build a better reputation for your law firm.
Jared’s going to lose it if you keep saying “nonlawyer”, and, later, he and Toya Gavin chat about what lawyers should do if they feel discouraged in their work.
In its fifth year, the Startup Alley Pitch Competition showcased a new group of 15 emerging companies in the legal tech market.
At the intersection of legal need, a pandemic, and tech is the opportunity to develop a niche practice. This Atlanta lawyer has directions.
Welp, burlap sacks might be cool now. Oh, and Jared Correia talks trends in AI and legal research with Trellis CEO Nicole Clark!
Jared Correia ruins the “cat lawyer” fun and chats with Chad Sands about harnessing creativity and uniqueness for better law firm marketing.
Jared Correia tells us why WandaVision is the best superhero show ever and John Strohmeyer tells us how to have the best customer service ever — a win-win!
Jared Correia shares tips for upping your audio quality and chats with Sarah Schaaf about legal tech trends and the benefits of keeping all your tech under one roof.
Jared Correia dishes on Jim Carrey’s greatest roles and chats with Melissa Rogozinski about how to enhance the virtual conference experience.
Jared Correia welcomes Jay Harrington to discuss what it means to be a thought leader in the legal marketplace.
Jared Correia is joined by renowned journalist and lawyer Bob Ambrogi to talk through legal tech trends in 2020.
Jared Correia hashes out what it means to productize legal services in your law firm with Dorna Moini, CEO of Documate–winner of Clio’s 2020 Launch//Code Competition.
Jared Correia ponders whether anyone could actually not like Tom Petty (gasp!) and learns how Megan Hargroder uses storytelling to help lawyers build engaging websites clients love.
Jared welcomes Gyi Tsakalakis of AttorneySync to the first episode of the new Legal Toolkit. Hear why firms need better branding and discover the best marketing tools for your practice.
Crushendo CEO Adam Balinski gives an overview of the many challenges and changes in bar prep and exams throughout the pandemic.
Stephen Seckler describes how coaching can help lawyers build their practice and have greater career satisfaction.
Scott Brennan of Lexicon discusses tactics for increasing profits at your law firm.
Tucker Cottingham reveals the ‘why’ behind common inefficiencies in legal practice.
Steven Lando, a CPA and tax partner at Anchin, explains the ins and outs of PPP loans for legal professionals.
Timothy Bowers offers insights from his many years of successful virtual legal practice.
J.W. Freiberg shares insights from his book, “Surrounded by Others and Yet So Alone: A Lawyer’s Case Stories of Love, Loneliness, and Litigation.”
Attorney Brent Gordon and his daughter, Sam Gordon, discuss girls high school football, their pending Title IX lawsuit, and the importance of fighting for change for girls in sports.
Sam Pond shares his insights on the challenges faced by today’s workers.
Janet Falk offers tips and tricks for building your firm’s relationship with the media.
Howard Friedman explains the ways systems calculate the value of human lives and how this impacts our society as a whole.
Scott Wallingford and Aaron Pierce discuss the key metrics examined in the annual CounselLink survey.
Scott Clasen shares tips for developing effective, profitable alternative fee structures for your law firm.
Doug Brown offers insights on how positive thinking helps lawyers have the legal practice they want.
Thomas Hamilton offers insights into how AI streamlines legal research.
Dani Whitestone shares common marketing mistakes and how to develop a strategy that connects you to your target clients.
Nora Riva Bergman shares strategies for attaining a happier, healthier legal practice.
Jay and Maggie Wallus share insights on the importance of showing gratitude to referral sources.
Molly McGrath offers strategies for defining your firm’s staffing needs and picking the best person for your team.
Stuart Wilhoite shares how to find an agency that truly delivers on your firm’s marketing investments.
Sam Mollaei shares traffic-building strategies for lawyers.
Jared Correia takes his rightful place on the bench to preside over this live recorded, festivus themed, Legal Toolkit episode.
Nathan Wenzel discusses trends in legal process management.
Felix Shipkevich explains cryptocurrency and its potential impacts on small law firms.
Jeff Pfeifer offers insight into the importance of data literacy for modern lawyers.
Andrew Gay, Jesse Harink, and Molly McDonough share details about the Launch//Code Competition at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego, CA.
Rio Peterson, Nefra MacDonald, and Jonathon Israel discuss the benefits of Affinity/bar association partnerships.
Jake Sanders and Paul Julius share strategies for effective digital marketing campaigns for law firms.
Sam Glover discusses his new book and tells firms how to position themselves for success.
Dan Hauck, chief product officer at NetDocuments, shares best practices for creating an effective virtual workspace for your law firm.
Jane Oxley, president of Smokeball, gives step-by-step guidance for small firms on how to choose and utilize tools for greater productivity.
Stuart Barr and Rob MacAdam of HighQ discuss how law firms can leverage their current technology and make smart choices for new legal tech purchases.
Kimberly Rice offers actionable steps lawyers can use to develop a marketing mindset and take ownership of their legal career.
Louie Balasny discusses how modern law firms can benefit from virtual bookkeeping software.
Pieter Gunst shares strategies and resources for lawyers inspired to enter the legal tech space.
Ben Farrow, Joy Webb, and Kevin Almeroth talk about their experiences working in LegalShield provider firms, what it means to be part of LegalShield's firm and discuss the challenges with the company.
Keith Shannon talks about why it's important for lawyers to have paralegals and legal assistants, how to go about finding the right person, and keeping their firm up to date on the latest tech.
Tom Lambotte discusses the best ways to integrate Macs into your legal practice to ensure optimal security and productivity.
Wasim Quadir discusses how he left the practice of law to fix not only the inefficiencies in contract drafting, but to reduce risk for clients by helping firms create better products.
Patrick Palace give tips on how lawyers and legal tech vendors can develop better working relationships.
Michael Carroll explains the intricacies of professional liability insurance.
Tim Baran talks about the elements of great podcasting.
Susan Smith Blakely talks about her latest book, “What Millennial Lawyers Want: A Bridge From Past to Future Law Practice.”
Robert Brink and Fred Cohen talk about how legal organizations and legal tech vendors can work together more effectively.
Mary Juetten talks about her new book, “The Business of Legal: The Data-Driven Law Practice.”
Sarah Smerage talks about how lawyers can better collect and promote customer reviews.
Michael Mogill talks about how lawyers can stand out with video marketing.
Sarah Schaaf talks about how lawyers can optimize their payment processes with technology and automation.
Andrea Cannavina gives advice to lawyers on how to increase efficiency this holiday season.
Milena Higgins talks about the ways automation and AI can help lawyers turn over cases with ease and efficiency.
Gyi Tsakalakis and Kelly Street discuss content marketing, the differences between SEM and SEO, and the importance of using Google My Business.
Jess Birken and Megan Zavieh talk about what it means to productize the practice of law.
Joshua Lenon and Jake Heller talk about how blockchain and AI play a role in their companies, what they are seeing with AI today, and how to spot a product that is not worth using.
Talitha Kozlowski talks about the practical consideration of freelancing, how the process works, and the potential risk law firms could face with freelance attorneys.
Jeremy Richter talks about what lawyers can do to buid confidence both in their practice and business skills.
Alan Fanger gives his thoughts on what lawyers can do in order to improve their client’s performance within the litigation process.
Mark Zaid joins Laurence Colletti and Jared Correia to discuss the mystery behind D.B. Cooper.
Jay Harrington explains how young associates can both take ownership of their careers and build their brand while being accountable to a firm.
Keith Lee explains what Slack is and how the bar associations can be more relevant to younger lawyers who are seeking a supportive community of lawyers.
Ernie Svenson discusses about automation and how to set up systems that will help attorneys run their firms more efficiently.
Jared Correia attends the ABA TECHSHOW 2018 and interviews students, vendors, and attendees about what they love about the conference and their favorite part about it.
Debbie Hoffman and Jeremy Potter discuss their style on how they run an effective corporate legal department.
Andrew Garcia and Megan Zavieh talk about law firm names and why they don’t have to be boring.
Host Jared Correia and Ed Walters have a genuinely interesting conversation about paper.
Jared and his guest host/wife Jessica talk to Chelsey Lambert about how and why law firms should invest in new technology.
Marketing ninja Dorie Clark talks about what lawyers can do to bring in more revenue in a chaotic marketplace.
Jeena Cho talks about why there’s a lack of diversity in the legal industry and why it’s important for legal professionals to care.
Dana and Keith Cutler, stars of the new TV show “Couples Court with the Cutlers,” answer common questions asked by those who suspect their partner is cheating.
In this legal podcast, Keri Norris talks about access to justice and how technology and bar associations can help.
Drew Rossow and Elan Fields discuss their millennial perspective of the legal industry.
A legal podcast about what key performance indicators (KPIs) are and why lawyers should use them for business management.
Gabe Teninbaum, professor of legal writing at Suffolk Law, talks about the work Suffolk is doing to encourage innovation, including programs, technology courses, and internship opportunities.
Effectively managing your practice’s client intake process can be the difference between a good law firm and an exceptional one.
In this episode of The Legal Toolkit, Louise Kennedy and Mitch Jackson join Jared Correia to discuss the role of digital assistants in the practice of law.
ABA President Linda Klein talks about project management needs that solo and small firm attorneys struggle with and the ABA's new Blueprint initiative.
Creative Content Specialist/"Spaceballs: The Animated Series" writer Adam Kosloff discusses why prolific writing is very costly for lawyers.
Jared Correia talks to experts about additional skills that law schools should teach students to better prepare them for the practice of law.
Executive producer Laurence Colletti interviews your favorite Legal Talk Network hosts about how they’re spending time during this holiday de jure
Crisp Video Group CEO Michael Mogill talks with Jarred about creating video content for law firms and using it to effectively market.
ClariLegal founder and CEO Cash Butler talks about litigation support options available to law firms and legal practitioners.
Mark Jacobsen talks with Jared Correia about the 2015 U.S. Consumer Legal Needs Survey and online law firm marketing.
Jay Harrington discusses how to market a niche legal practice through various thought leadership and content marketing initiatives.
As more and more clients find us online, it’s imperative that small law firms have the basic tools in place to capture and capitalize on potential opportunities. In this session we will cover the tools you can’t live without, and some wish-list items for future growth. Including; Avvo, Social Media Automation, Email Marketing and more....
Jeff B. Cohen, remembered for his role as Chunk in The Goonies, discusses dealmaking in the context of the law.
The only thing more expensive than hiring a lawyer is advertising as one. For example, a recent study of online advertising found that 78 of the top 100 most expensive Google advertising terms are fought over by lawyers looking for clients. It can cost a lot of money to market a law firm. Worse, most...
Let’s face it. Email is inefficient when collaborating with multiple people on documents or projects. There are now independent collaboration tools that streamline processes and reduce the time you spend searching for information. Jonathan Tobin discusses these new tools with Jared Correia during ABA TECHSHOW 2016. One of the hosts of the presentation, “Realtime Collaboration...
Legal technologists often recommend automation for lawyers, so they can use their valuable time practicing law rather than on data entry. In this Special Report, Jared Correia interviews Heidi Alexander, Joseph Bahgat, John Mayer, Larry Port, Jack Newton, and Andrew LeGrand, and presenters at ABA TECHSHOW 2016. They have a few laughs while giving listeners...
Are you struggling to establish a powerful online presence for your law practice? Is your website failing to bring in business? Learn how to establish a comprehensive online presence that will increase your exposure and enhance your credibility, while maintaining MRPC compliance. This presentation will cover: – Branding + using imagery that will resonate with...
The last 10 years have seen a 75% rise in legal costs, which compares to a 20% increase for other fields. It’s estimated that there are one billion dollars worth of unrecognized legal needs in today’s market. Even when legal needs are recognized, it’s common for potential clients to see their problems as prohibitively expensive....
Do you charge for initial consultation in your practice? If not, you might be missing out on higher quality meetings and additional revenue. Despite this claim, most lawyers are worried that changing their fee structure will chase potential clients away from the front door. How can we, as lawyers, offer discernible value and make people...
Online review sites are increasingly important for product and service consumers, but to what extent are people really taking them into consideration when selecting an attorney? If potential clients are counting stars before they call, how do lawyers take control of their online reputations? Furthermore, with limited time and marketing budgets, what should solo and...
Adam Kosloff presented our Lunch Hour Legal Marketing webinar on November 18, 2015 at 12pm EST. Most attorneys who even attempt to write books get bogged down, because the process takes way too long, and they have far too many other things to do. This webinar will give you a proven shortcut. It will show you how...
Most lawyers think about search marketing in a broad way, trying to reach everyone on the internet. But focusing on local search, which involves targeting specific cities, states, and neighborhoods, can have better overall results. This area of marketing is often quite confusing, however. What is local search marketing, how does it affect Google rankings,...
In the current legal marketplace, branded networks have emerged as client intake channels for many solo lawyers. These online listings offer lawyers to those in need, often for one flat fee. But from the lawyer’s perspective they aren’t always the same. So what questions should we be asking before signing up for a branded network...
Lawyers use blogs to improve legitimacy, show expertise in niche areas, bring in clients, and network with other lawyers. But many who wish to start blogging suffer from perfectionism, have problems with motivation, and are worried about lack of content or subject matter. So where do success-driven lawyers with writer’s block start? In the 2015...
The Massachusetts Rules for Professional Conduct were officially and extensively revised for the first time since 1998 on July 1st, 2015. Many of these changes were heavily influenced by the 2013 revision to the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct, due to a value recognized by lawyers and courts in having nationwide uniformity....
While convenient, email seems to be increasingly a distraction in law firms and most other businesses. Furthermore, email chains about important cases sit in our inboxes next to spam, family interactions, personal information, and more spam. Due to the sheer volume of emails received, lawyers and firm staff often waste time navigating them to find...
Lawyers who listen to podcasts or read marketing blogs will have heard many times over that they should be using social media to market their practices. But who has time to maintain Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, and multiple other social media accounts? Furthermore, what really is the purpose of an online social presence...
Because clients’ lives are increasingly online, lawyers need to market their law firms online too. When looking at a website, marketing campaigns, social media, or even bios, potential clients are interested in authentic online profiles and messages. But when lawyers try to balance professionalism with authenticity, it results in cliches, uninteresting self-promotion, and useless information....
Because there are no seminars over the summer, Lunch Hour Legal Marketing is releasing four interviews conducted during Mass LOMAP’s 5th Annual Marketing Conference in Boston. The first of these four is with Larry Port, CEO of Rocket Matter, a cloud-based law practice management system. On this episode of Lunch Hour Legal Marketing, Jared Correia...
As e-discovery purveys more and more practices and practice areas, it becomes important for solo and small firm lawyers to at least have a cursory understanding of the process. Attorneys can be at a big disadvantage coming up against opposing counsel without the proper knowledge, workflow and tools for e-discovery. Since everyone today texts, emails,...
Lawyers as a group have the reputation for being slow to adopt new technology. However, when the smartphone emerged, they quickly jumped on board. And due to cloud computing, lawyers are able to work anywhere, using their smartphones and tablets. Wearable technologies like the Apple Watch, other smart watches, and Google Glass seem to be...
Imagine being able to instantly access information in your client files, anytime—even if you’re out of the office. If you have a paperless law office that’s one of the many benefits you’ll obtain. In this episode of Lunch Hour Legal Marketing, Ernie Svenson hosts a webinar based on his proven method for shifting to a paperless law practice. It’s...
Analytics is basically data analysis focused on distilling information useful for improving processes and decision making, often in a business context. When applied to law firms, analytics can be used to improve client intake, increase the firm’s efficiency, and identify silos. How is this possible? How can simply collecting and analyzing data affect your law...
Lawyers all know they should be networking, and most of them are, but there is an important distinction between the quantity and quality of your connections. Many lawyers are more comfortable networking with other lawyers and find themselves at the same conferences every year. But in order to be truly successful, a rainmaker, lawyers must...
There has recently been an increase in virtualization of law practices and the rate at which firms are beginning to adopt internet-based technology solutions. There are significant advantages attached to those programs including mobility, flexibility, ease of installation and management, and decreased setup cost. But most lawyers don’t know what a virtual office entails, are...
New applications and accessories for the iPhone and iPad consistently promise to improve the professional and personal lives of lawyers. However, with limited time and so many options, it is difficult for busy lawyers to keep up with trends and make educated decisions about which products will make their practice more efficient and which might...
In this increasingly saturated market, being a successful lawyer means standing out from the crowd and becoming the expert in a specific field. Due to economic pressures, it is now necessary for a lawyer to develop a powerful brand in order to make a good living. This means going above and beyond being a hard...
Jared Correia, co-host of The Legal Toolkit on Legal Talk Network, interviews Joyce Brafford about marketing for lawyers at Mass LOMAP’s 4th Annual Super Marketing Conference. She recommends that lawyers choose one social media platform, maintain consistent engagement, and be sincere, especially in solo and small firms with more personal clients. Brafford is a Practice...
Many large law firms are embracing modern marketing strategies to be more competitive. Although some of the options are out of budget for smaller firms, there are many within reach. On this episode of Legal Toolkit, host Jared Correia interviews Jennifer O’Leary Cathell from Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. Together, they discuss what marketing paradigms and...
When overwhelmed with work, some firms hire freelance attorneys to fill the gap between client demand and firm capacity. Whether it’s niche expertise, transactional labor, or long-term temp. assignments, these contract attorneys are well-equipped to support the unique interests of their hiring firms. On this episode of Legal Toolkit, host Jared Correia interviews talent placement...
How much time does your law firm or practice spend producing documents? Automated Document Generation can dramatically reduce that time while improving work product quality. Large firms have been doing this for many years but did you know there is a solution for small and mid-size firms? In this edition of Legal Toolkit, host Jared...
In this edition of Legal Toolkit, co-hosts Jared Correia and Heidi Alexander invite members of the LexisNexis team to discuss their latest report, Enterprise Legal Management Trend Reports, 2013 Mid-Year Edition: The Rise of “Large-Enough” Law Firms. The report concluded that the nation’s largest law firms are losing the market share to smaller rivals, referred...
Social media data presents significant challenges for lawyers when it comes to issues of investigation, preservation and discovery. Nonsense words, arcane acronyms and unexpected abbreviations are just some of the things that attorneys need to look for in order to effectively discover evidence via social media. In this edition of The Legal Toolkit, your host, Jared...
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