Karla Eckardt

Karla Eckardt

Host of The Florida Bar Podcast

Karla Eckardt, a Miami native, moved to Tallahassee to pursue a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and criminology from Florida State University. Karla was a paralegal turned legal administrator at an area firm. She fully expected that her time at the firm would inspire her to attend law school. However, she soon realized that her professional skills and goals drove her towards a career in legal administration, not the substantive practice of law. Rather than going to law school, she has decided to pursue a juris master’s degree with a concentration in legal risk management and HR compliance. Karla is currently a Practice Management Advisor in The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Institute.

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November 6, 2018
What Lawyers Need to Know about Cybersecurity

Al Saikali talks about how lawyers should prepare their firms for different types of cybersecurity threats.

September 25, 2018
Lawyer Discipline

Adria Quintela talks about The Florida Bar’s Department of Lawyer Regulation and attorney discipline.

August 13, 2018
Tips for Ethically Using Social Media Marketing

Ethan Wall talks about how lawyers can use social media efficiently and ethically to promote their practice.

June 18, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Masters Seminar on Ethics

Richard Bush, Steven Teppler, Henry Paul, Judy Rushlow, and John Berry join us as they speak on the topic of the 2018 Masters Seminar on Ethics, which includes the most common ethics issues lawyers encounter.

June 15, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Elder Law Update

Peggy Hoyt and Alex Douglas talk about different forms of elder abuse and what people can do to protect themselves.

June 15, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Animal Law Update

Ralph DeMeo, Matthew Deitz, and Gregg Morton discuss animal law and the growth of success that the Animal Law Section of the Florida Bar has gained.

June 15, 2018
2018 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Criminal Law Update

Denis deVlaming joins us today to talk about important US Supreme Court cases and what their outcomes could mean for future criminal law cases in Florida.

April 26, 2018
Attorney Identity Theft

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.

March 27, 2018
Physical Security and Workplace Violence

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.

February 27, 2018
Certification through the BLSE

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.

January 31, 2018
Attorney Mental Health and Wellness

Larry Krieger expands on why attorneys often struggle with depression and the wellbeing factors that may lead to satisfaction in a legal career.

December 27, 2017
Navigating Ethics and Advertising

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.


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