COVID-19 Resources for Lawyers
Laura Briggs

Laura Briggs

Laura Briggs left her teaching career mid-Ph.D. to pursue freelance writing in 2012. She spent the following seven years writing web copy for law firms and marketing agencies, delivering two TEDx talks, and publishing her first book, How to Start Your Own Freelance Writing Business.

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Episodes
May 6, 2021

#327: Rituals to Transform Your Work & Home Life, with Erica Keswin

Erica Keswin talks about the importance of rituals and how they can transform the workplace.

April 29, 2021

#326: A Succession Plan for Your Law Practice, with Tom Lenfestey

Tom Lenfestey shares his best practices for a law firm succession plan and his top tips for buying and selling law firms.

April 22, 2021

#325: Anxiety & High-Achieving Personalities, with Rachel Ann Dine

Rachel Ann Dine talks about anxiety, high achieving personalities, and how to find a balance with it all.

April 15, 2021

#324: Inclusifying for Leaders & Teams, with Dr. Stefanie Johnson

Dr. Stefanie Johnson shares her best practices to help create strong relationships between leaders and teams.

April 8, 2021

#323: Hiring a Virtual Assistant, with Paige Atkins

Paige Atkins shares her best practices for hiring a virtual assistant.

April 1, 2021

#322: Stop Making These Legal Marketing Mistakes, with Delisi Friday

Delisi Friday shares her specific do’s and don’ts when it comes to marketing across the legal industry.

March 25, 2021

#321: Document Automation Basics, with Zack Glaser

Lawyerist’s Legal Tech Advisor Zack Glaser talks about all things document automation.

March 11, 2021

#319: Becoming Undaunted, with Kara Goldin

Kara Goldin explains what it means to be undaunted throughout your career.

March 4, 2021

#318: Unlocking Creativity & Reinvention, with Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner shares his best practices for unlocking creativity in your work.

February 25, 2021

#317: Leading Remotely, with David Burkus

David Burkus shares his tips on what it means to lead remotely.

February 18, 2021

#316: Hiring & Firing for Law Firm Growth, with Ryan McKeen

How to hire or fire within your firm, with Ryan McKeen.

February 11, 2021

#315: Checking for Partner Alignment in a Small Law Firm, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett and Laura Briggs chat about partner alignment and how to navigate partner conflict within your firm.

February 4, 2021

#314: Why You Need a Highlight Reel, with Dan Cable

Dan Cable talks to us about highlight reels and why you need one in your life.

January 28, 2021

#313: Recognizing Bias in Strategic Decisions, with Olivier Sibony

Olivier Sibony discusses how she learned to recognize biases in her day-to-day decisions.

January 21, 2021

#312: Bringing Back Common Sense, with Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom shares his best tips for helping leaders build a team where common sense is the rule rather than the exception.

January 7, 2021

#310: Better, Faster, Smarter Decision Making, with Annie Duke

Annie Duke shares how to make a decision making strategy more effective & efficient in your everyday life.

December 31, 2020

#309: Tightening up Your Onboarding Process, with Maryellen Stockton

Lawyerist Coach and remote work expert, Maryellen Stockton, shares her tips on how remote companies can successfully onboard new employees.

December 17, 2020

#307: Vision & Values: The Foundation of Your Business, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett and Laura Briggs chat about why clarity, vision, and values are about more than just team building.

December 3, 2020

#305:How to Create More Fulfillment with Your Work, with Sarah Aviram

Sarah Aviram talks about what it means to feel fulfilled with your work, regardless of your location, company, and personal circumstances.

November 26, 2020

#304: How to Discover and Lean Into Your Strengths, with Becca Syme

Becca Syme talks about actively leaning into your strengths and using them in different areas of your life.

November 12, 2020

#302 Mastering the Art of Negotiation, with Alex Carter

Alex Carter discusses changing perspective on what we think negotiation is and how we can build a healthy relationship through negotiation.

November 5, 2020

#301 Strategies for Work Conflicts, with Amy Gallo

Amy Gallo discusses how to deal with conflict in the workplace and how to effectively communicate with those who have different opinions from us.

October 22, 2020

#299: Attracting Diverse Job Applicants, with Orin Davis

Dr. Orin Davis discusses how to attract and hire with diversity in mind.

October 15, 2020

#298: Find a Way to Get to Yes, with Michael Abrashoff

Michael Abrashoff shares his best practices on how to make underperforming teams become high achievers.

October 8, 2020

#297: Smart Collaboration & Innovation, with Dr. Heidi K. Gardner 

Dr. Heidi K. Gardner explains what smart collaboration is for small law firms. 

October 1, 2020

#296: How to Operationalize Culture, with Melissa Daimler

Melissa Daimler discusses how to make your company a great place to work. 

September 24, 2020

#295: The Future of Jobs, with Jeff Wald

Jeff Wald discusses the future of jobs and what the data really tells us. 

September 10, 2020

#293: Futurism & Law Firms, with Tom Cheesewright 

Tom Cheesewright breaks down the changes happening in technology that will impact businesses and what that means for the legal industry. 

August 27, 2020

#291: Managing Stress & Avoiding Burnout, with Emily Nagoski

Emily Nagoski gives her tips on how to handle stress and burnouts in your personal and professional life. 

August 13, 2020

#289: Leadership Motives, with Pat Lencioni

Pat Lencioni discusses how it feels to be a leader.

July 30, 2020

#287: Managing Passion for Peak Performance, with Brad Stulberg

Brad Stulberg shares how you may be thinking about passion all wrong and what to do instead. 

July 23, 2020

#286: Finding and Using the Right Legal Tech, with Zack Glaser 

Zack Glaser discusses how to know which tech is right for your small law firm, trends in legal technology, and common mistakes you should avoid.

July 16, 2020

#285: From Career Plateaus to Pivots, with Jenny Blake

Jenny Blake helps listeners know when it’s time to make a change in their professional life and how to start moving towards the next chapter. 

July 9, 2020

#284: How to Start Your Own Law Firm

Stephanie Everett shares her tips for lawyers who are thinking of starting their own law firms when transitioning from law school or another firm. 

July 2, 2020

#283: Bringing Your Human to Work, with Erica Keswin

How to bring your human side to work and the steps used to infuse that throughout your firm on a regular basis, with Erica Keswin.

June 25, 2020

#282: Leading a High-Performance Remote Team, with Jason Fried

Basecamp founder & CEO Jason Fried discusses how the pandemic has shifted the perspective on remote work and what companies need to do to thrive with newly-remote teams.

June 11, 2020

#280: Expanding Your Firm’s Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Awareness, with Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown discusses how law firm's hiring process and culture can meet the needs for a diverse audience.