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.
John Montaña answers common questions about law firm data storage in an increasingly digital practice.
George Martin and Lisa Hardy explain the many types of help available to attorneys through an employee assistance program.
Elizabeth Tarbert offers guidance for ensuring compliance in lawyer advertising and solicitation.
JP Box shares insights on the millennial generation’s unique approach to careers in law.
Panelists Ashlea Edwards, Judge Paul Huck, Judge Nelly Khouzam, and Kara Rockenbach discuss current issues surrounding lawyer professionalism.
Deborah Minnis discusses considerations for Title VII and other antidiscrimination statutes in the law firm setting.
In this 3-segment episode, Ed Walters and Damien Riehl of Fastcase, Andrew Arruda of ROSS Intelligence, and Jonathon Israel of LegalFuel share how their services & programs enhance the practice of law for Florida Bar members.
Tom Boyle, co-founder of TrustBooks, discusses the importance of implementing trust accounting software tailored to the unique needs of law firms.
Debra Elsbury discusses the importance of utilizing the skills of a legal administrator to boost the success of your law firm.
Judge Nina Ashenafi Richardson discusses her unconventional path to becoming Leon County Judge in Tallahassee, Florida.
Stephanie Cagnet Myron discusses the dangers we and our children face in this connected world, as well as some guidance on how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Zachary Catanzano, Daniel Maland, and Darren Spielman discuss blockchain and other developing technologies in the context of current and future litigation.
Chris Dix and Ryan Bilbrey provide a fresh look at data breaches, exploring their causes, effects, and costs, as well as how to respond to a breach at your firm or of your clients.
Jason Silver of the Student Education and Admissions to the Bar committee talks about what his committee is doing to serve the Florida law student community.
Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Canady takes time out of his busy schedule to talk about the newest members of the Supreme Court, their new budget, and their plans with tech.
Michelle Suskauer, departing president of the Florida Bar, reflects on her path to the presidency and highlights her favorite accomplishments.
Criminal defense attorney Denis deVlaming gives an overview of the many recent cases discussed in his case law update presentation at the Florida Bar Annual Convention.
Dori Foster-Morales, president-elect of the Florida Bar, shares insights on the year ahead and discusses the goals of her own presidency beginning in 2020.
Peggy Hoyt and Alex Douglas share practice tips based on the latest elder law and estate planning updates.
Howard Rosenblatt discusses the key factors of prepaid legal insurance plans and why they’re beneficial for both the consumer and the attorney.
Kevin Johnson examines what lawyers need to know about the latest updates in employment law.
Following their panel at the Florida Bar’s Annual Convention, guests Janette Smith, Christine Senne, and Anessa Allen Santos discuss how the Florida Bar is promoting better tech use.
From the 2019 Florida Bar Annual Convention, Paige Greenlee covers the latest in business case law.
Anessa Allen Santos joins hosts Karla Eckhart and Renee Thompson at the Florida Bar’s 2019 Annual Convention to discuss the role blockchain will play in the practice of law and beyond.
At this year’s Florida Bar Annual Convention, Bar President John M. Stewart discusses his agenda for the coming year and how tech continues to impact the legal industry in new and exciting ways.
Anne Brafford talks about going from big law to psychology, her book, “Positive Professionals,” and discusses the various aspects of lawyer health and well-being.
Business valuation expert Gary Trugman and financial advisor Michael Davino talk about how best to prepare and effectuate your retirement.
Rebecca Bandy and Adriannette Williams talk about how the Florida Bar is seeking to elevate professionalism amongst its lawyers.
Michael Cohen talks about the critical things attorneys need to know when hiring, evaluating, or terminating an employee.
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.
Jonathon Israel is the director of LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of the Florida Bar. He joined the Florida...
Christine Bilbrey is a Senior Practice Management Advisor at The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Center. She holds a master’s...
Karla Eckardt, a Miami native, moved to Tallahassee to pursue a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and criminology from...
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