The Florida Bar Podcast
Welcome to the official Florida Bar Podcast. This monthly series is brought to you by the Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Institute and will feature esteemed leaders in law discussing new and innovative topics. Its purpose is to help members of the Florida Bar as well as attorneys from other states run better practices and provide better legal services to their clients.
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.
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.
Jeena Cho explains how meditation helped her with her stress and how implementing this could help attorneys with their practice.
In today's episode, Michael Higer, the Florida Bar President, talks about his position. He also discusses his initiatives, such as lawyer health and wellness, and the challenges he faced from the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
John Barkett talk about the topics of hypotheticals practitioners.
Peggy Hoyt and Alex Douglas talk about different forms of elder abuse and what people can do to protect themselves.
Amy Borman and Murray Silverstein explain the Florida Bar’s e-filing portal, how it works, and how attorneys can properly e-file their documents.
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.
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.
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.
Eric Ostroff talks about the impact artificial intelligence will have on the legal profession.
Drew Hinkes and David Silver talk about how lawyers can and should interact with cryptocurrency.
Anessa Santos and Scott AllendeVaux discuss blockchains and smart contracts as well as address problems within the legal profession.
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.
Trent Carlyle, Ed Walters, Andrew Gay, and Austin Lindsey talk about what their companies are providing to those affected by hurricane Irma.
Shanell Schuyler discusses common complaints her office receives and how lawyers can avoid being the cause of these complaints.
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 episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention looks at the First Amendment.
Future president-elect of The Florida Bar Michelle Suskauer interviews current president and president-elect Bill Schifino and Michael Higer.
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar covers social media and the ethical considerations lawyers need to make when using it.
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention talks about the Constitution Revision Commission and its potential proposals.
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention reviews updates in the field of bankruptcy.
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention reviews updates in the field of employment .
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar reviews updates in the field of criminal law.
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 episode from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention covers the benefits of having a secure client portal as part of your law firm website.
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.
Jonathon Israel is the Director of The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Institute (PRI) in Tallahassee, Florida. He provides law...
Christine Bilbrey is a Senior Practice Management Advisor at The Florida Bar’s Practice ResourceCenter. She holds a master’s degree...
Karla Eckardt, a Miami native, moved to Tallahassee to pursue a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and criminology from...