Episode Category

Practice Management

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Clio Cloud 2015: Leveraging APIs for Better Practice Management

An application programming interface (API) is a system that connects software applications to each other, providing more functionality for users. For example, a password manager might interface a LinkedIn App, allowing for easy sign-in. So what does this technology mean for lawyers? At the 2015 Clio Cloud conference, Adriana Linares interviews panelists Dan Lear, Debbie Mignola,...

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Clio Cloud 2015: Knowledge Management with Connie Crosby

“As we know, knowledge is in people’s heads, so how do you manage that?” -Connie Crosby Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with knowledge management consultant Connie Crosby, who presented at the 2015 Clio Cloud conference in Chicago. Her presentation, titled ‘How to Manage Your Knowledge and Experience,’ focused on information “trapped” in...

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Un-Billable Hour

Optimizing Insurance for your Law Practice

Many lawyers see legal malpractice insurance as a necessary cost incurred being a member of bar associations. But insurance is very important in the business of solos and small firms as it can greatly affect what happens after a catastrophic event. Every business owner can benefit from knowing how to custom create insurance plans for...

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Lawyerist Podcast

#38: Brian Tannebaum’s Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering (Replay)

This week’s episode is a replay of one of our favorite conversations about lawyering and law practice, with Brian Tannebaum.

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The Digital Edge

Results-Oriented Financial Management for Lawyers

Due to the changing landscape of legal services, small to medium sized law firms need to consistently update their financial management processes. Essentially, these firms need to provide affordable services to their clients while ensuring the owners get the compensation they believe they deserve. But without necessarily having an in-house financial manager, how do they...

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Lawyerist Podcast

#32: Sonia Miller Van Oort’s Non-Traditional Law Firm

Sonia Miller Van Oort describes what a law firm looks like without the traditional hierarchy.

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Thinking Like a Lawyer - Above the Law

Kit-Kats, X-Files, And Starting Your Own Firm

Joe talks to Jared Correia, Assistant Director and Senior Law Practice Advisor at LOMAP and host of Legal Talk Network’s Legal Toolkit and Lunch Hour Legal Marketing about what lawyers, especially small firm and solo lawyers, need to know about running their own firm. As one might expect, the discussion takes some twists and turns before ending up on the...

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Lawyerist Podcast

#31: Shantelle Argyle’s Non-Profit Law Firm

Shantelle Argyle talks about what it takes to start a non-profit law firm and how OLS has grown from two lawyers to six in less than two years.

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#28: Nicole Bradick on How to Build a Virtual Law Practice

Nicole Bradick explains what a virtual practice is and how to build one.

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#21: Todd Hendrickson’s Tech-Powered Trial Practice

Todd Hendrickson talks about how he uses technology to give him an edge against better-funded opponents in his solo med-mal and personal injury practice.

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Un-Billable Hour

How to Overcome Law Firm Underperformance

Although Lawyers are under increasing pressure to be mobile, transparent, and organized, many are not billing sufficiently to live the lifestyle they want. Solo lawyers and law firms regularly lose money tracking time and expenses, billing, and organizing documents and calendars. Cloud-based practice management solutions are often suggested as a way for lawyers to increase...

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Lawyerist Podcast

#17: Ken White on Popehat, Censorious Douchebags, and Building a Successful Law Firm

Ken talks about how he helped build a successful law firm from rented desks and unreliable phones.

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New Solo

Agile and Lean: Methodologies to an Efficient, Better, and More Profitable Practice

A lean or similarly called agile law practice is one that prioritizes the delivery of a valuable project or service early and often. In order to do this, a law practice must create a system that improves time efficiency by removing excess waste. When a lawyer applies these lean processes to his or her workflow,...

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On the Road

20 Blawggers in 20 Minutes: Legal Blogs in 60 Seconds

Beer for Bloggers is a cooperative social event in its 8th year at ABA TECHSHOW between the ABA Journal and LexBlog, which celebrates law blogging and law bloggers. Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with 20 blogging lawyers to highlight their blog(s) in 60 seconds or less. Below is a comprehensive list of...

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2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Using Your iPad for Client Intake Through Trial

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Judge Herbert Dixon, Jonathan Lomurro, and Bjorn Christensen, who spoke on the iPad Track during 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. During the track, presenters explained how to input documents, work with them, manipulate them, and then create a presentation, all on an iPad. Judge Dixon, Lomurro, and Christensen each discuss...

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