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The Lawyerist Podcast is a show about lawyering and law practice hosted by Stephanie Everett of Lawyerist. Every week we feature conversations with successful lawyers, innovative thought leaders, and other creative people helping to shape the future of legal practice.

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Jan 19, 2023

#427: Better Decisions, Less Fatigue, with Nika Kabiri

Just like the body gets tired after a workout, the brain gets tired from making too many decisions. Stephanie talks with Decision Scientist Nika Kabiri about what decision fatigue actually is and...

Jan 12, 2023

#426: Leveraging LinkedIn as a Lawyer, with Amy Grubb

You probably have a LinkedIn profile. But, are you using it in a way that helps build your client portfolio, brand, and business? In this episode, meet new Lawyerist Lab coach Amy...

Jan 5, 2023

#425: The Making of a Merger, with Debbie Foster

Debbie Foster, managing partner at Affinity Consulting, joins Stephanie to share some big news. They detail how to best prepare your team for a merger through honesty and open communication. And outline...

Dec 29, 2022

#424: How to Get Great Feedback from Clients, with Ashley Steckler

You want your clients to give you feedback, but are you asking the right questions? Listen today as our product director, Ashley Steckler, shares specific suggestions on how to get the feedback...

Dec 22, 2022

#423: Bridging the Access to Justice Gap with Technology, with Sateesh Nori

Attorneys have a unique opportunity to use their skills for the good of others. And Sateesh Nori, Executive Director of JustFix, has worked his entire career doing just that. Sateesh spent 20...

Dec 15, 2022

#422: Know Your Team, Grow Your Firm, with Spencer Schmidt

How well do you know your team? Do they know you care about them? Did you know your relationship with your team can actually impact your bottom line?  In this episode, Sara...

Dec 8, 2022

#421: Leading Your Firm Through Adolescence, with Karen Graves

You’re no longer in start-up mode for your firm. You’ve grown and stretched and you’re ready to level up. So what’s next?  In this episode, Stephanie talks with Karen Graves, Lawyerist’s newest...

Dec 6, 2022

#420: Intake as an Iterative Process, with Wouter IJgosse from DecisionVault (Sponsored)

Zack sits down with Wouter IJgosse from DecisionVault to learn more about how their platform can streamline client intake for attorneys. DecisionVault takes a portal approach, making intake an iterative process for...

Dec 1, 2022

#419: Free Yourself from Productivity, with Oliver Burkeman

Is your to-do list never-ending? When was the last time you really felt productive? When we are constantly trying to get things off our list, the list seems to only grow longer.  ...

Nov 24, 2022

#418: More Income, Fewer Taxes, with Bernadette Harris

Financial Coach Bernadette Harris shares end of year financial considerations, including paying less in taxes while increasing income.

Nov 17, 2022

#417: Choosing to Stay a Small Firm, with Katie Roe

For some small law firm owners, growth isn’t the goal. In this episode, Sara talks with former Lawyerist Lab member Katie Roe about how and why she built her firm with the...

Nov 10, 2022

#416: Working as a Legal Nomad, with Chrystan Carlton

If you could work from anywhere in the world, where would it be? What if we told you it could be possible with a little planning? In this episode, Sara talks with...

Nov 3, 2022

#415: Negotiating the Sweet Spot, with Leigh Thompson

In a negotiation, each party wants something. Discovering how to make it a win-win situation, aka finding the sweet spot, is the key. Today, Stephanie talks with author and professor Leigh Thompson...

Oct 27, 2022

#414: Why You Need an Integrator, with Jasmine Prout

What is an integrator? What does an integrator do? Does your team need one?  Sara Muender talks with Jasmine Jowers Prout, Operations Director of The Gober Group, about the importance of having...

Oct 25, 2022

#413: Software as a Partner in Your Business, with Joyce Brafford from CosmoLex (Sponsored)

Are you looking at your software as if it’s a partner in your firm? In this episode, Zack is joined again by Joyce Brafford, lawyer and practice management guru. They talk all-in-one...

Oct 20, 2022

#412: Challenging Hyper-Growth Mentality, with Paul Jarvis

How much growth is the right amount? How will you know when your business has grown enough? In this episode, Stephanie talks with Paul Jarvis, author and co-founder of Fathom Analytics, about...

Oct 13, 2022

#411: Staying Entrepreneurial at a Bigger Firm, with Nick Pleasants

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Oct 11, 2022

#410: Making Workflows Work for You, with Joyce Brafford from Rocket Matter (Sponsored)

Could a project management tool be the missing key in your law firm’s arsenal? In this episode, Zack talks with Joyce Brafford, a North Carolina attorney with over a decade of experience...

Oct 6, 2022

#409: PR: Your Marketing Puzzle’s Missing Piece, with Pam Perry

People don’t connect with brands, they connect with people. So, are you telling your story in a way that truly resonates with potential clients?

Sep 29, 2022

#408: Make Your Core Values Work for You, with Fiona McEntee

Do you treat your firm’s core values as the guiding principles they are designed to be? On this episode, Stephanie talks with Lawyerist Lab member Fiona McEntee about how, once she settled...

Sep 22, 2022

#407: Serving Clients Through Alternative Business Structures, with Mike Payne and Chad Huebsch

In this episode, Stephanie talks with owners of BOSS advisors, Lawyerist Lab member Mike Payne and non-attorney business partner Chad Huebsch, about how they found streamlined success through an alternative business structure.

Sep 15, 2022

#406: Harnessing Anxiety for Good, with Dr. Wendy Suzuki

On this week’s episode, Stephanie chats with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, author of Good Anxiety and Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University. Listen and learn about the root causes...

Sep 8, 2022

#405: The Diverse Ways People Think, with Temple Grandin

Zack talks with Dr. Temple Gradin, academic, animal behaviorist, and Autism rights proponent, about different types of thinkers, the strengths they bring, and why it’s important to have different thinkers on your...

Sep 1, 2022

#404: The Other F-Word: Protecting Your Business from Fraud, with Bernadette Harris

In this episode, Stephanie talks with Lawyerist Lab Financial Coach Bernadette Harris about protecting your firm from fraud. She explains how to implement proper procedures and financial safeguards, the benefits of outsourcing...

Aug 30, 2022

#403: Create a Great First Impression, with Luis Bedoya from Berkshire Receptionists (Sponsored)

In this episode, Zack interviews Luis Bedoya, the COO of Berkshire Receptionists, a nationwide provider of 24/7 live virtual receptionists. They discuss how outsourcing aspects of your firm can help you navigate...

Aug 25, 2022

#402: Why Conviction Review Units Matter, with Sunny Eaton

There is a lot to consider when dealing with criminal law. In today’s episode, Zack talks with Sunny Eaton, director of the Conviction Review Unit in Nashville, TN, about what this unit...

Aug 18, 2022

#401: How to Value Your Law Firm, with Tom Lenfestey

In this episode, Stephanie talks with Tom Lenfestey about the marketable value of law firms and how to value your firm.

Aug 11, 2022

#400: Get Beyond the Billable Hour, with Ron Baker

In this episode, Stephanie talks to Ron Baker about better alternatives to the billable hour and how to get there.

Aug 4, 2022

#399: When Business Partnerships Break Up, with Ryan McKeen, Meghan Freed, and Kristen Marcroft

In this episode, Ryan McKeen and his former firm partners discuss starting, separating, and building successful separate practices.

Jul 28, 2022

#398: Bringing Technology to the Courtroom, with Judge Scott Schlegel

In this episode, Zack talks with Judge Scott Schlegel about how he uses legal tech to improve courtroom workflows.

Jul 21, 2022

#397: Hiring a Legal Administrator Can Increase Your Bottom Line, with Matthew Sullivan

Stephanie talks with Matthew Sullivan about the importance of a legal administrators and the future of executive functions in law firms.

Jul 14, 2022

#396: How My Life (and Law Practice) Changed When I Became a Sober Lawyer, with Sarah Soucie Eyberg

In this episode, Sara talks with social security disability attorney, Sarah Soucie Eyberg, about her sobriety journey while practicing law and what being a sober lawyer means for her.

Jul 12, 2022

#395: Law Firm Marketing Educational Resources, with GNGF (Sponsored)

In this episode, Zack talks with GNGF’s Community Director Jamie Kohls about educational resources for law firm marketing. They dig into GNGF’s book, Online Law Practice Strategies, the free resources on their...

Jul 7, 2022

#394: Choosing the Right Law Practice Management Software, with Zack Glaser

In this episode, Jennifer talks with Zack Glaser about the components to a successful law practice management system.

Jun 30, 2022

#393: How My Firm Changed When I Got Intentional, with Victoria Winterberg

In this episode, Lab Coach Sara speaks with Victoria Winterberg, an immigration attorney in El Paso, about how things changed for her clients and her firm when she stopped reactively running things...

Jun 23, 2022

#392: Hire Differently, Hire Better, with Rick Girard

In this episode, Stephanie talks with the author of Healing Career Wounds, Rick Girard, about how to hire and attract the right talent for your company. In addition, learn how employers...

Jun 16, 2022

#391: Start With Succession Planning in Mind, with Steven Glaser

In this episode, Zack talks with his father, attorney Steve Glaser, about succession planning for law firms and making sure you take care of your clients in the transition. They also discuss...

Jun 14, 2022

#390: Marketing Through Podcasts, with LawPods (Sponsored)

Are you a lawyer who has thought about starting a podcast? Are you lost on where to begin? In this episode, Zack and Robert Ingalls of LawPod talk about how recording a...

Jun 9, 2022

#389: Dealing With Grief in the Workplace, with Sherry Walling

In this episode, Stephanie has a conversation with Dr. Sherry Walling about dealing with grief in the workplace and in our everyday life.

Jun 7, 2022

#388: Both Sides of Freelance Work, with LawClerk (Sponsored)

What is it like hiring a freelance attorney? What were the benefits of working as one? In this episode, Zack and Kristin Tyler, of LawClerk, talk with lawyers Sarah Jewell and Jason...

Jun 2, 2022

#387: Change Your Law Firm (and Your Life) with Systems, with Jay Ruane

In this episode, Stephanie talks with serial legal entrepreneur Jay Ruane about integrating law firm systems and getting your team on board. In addition to integrating systems, learn how systems have...

May 31, 2022

#386: Beyond Status Quo Marketing, with CallRail (Sponsored)

In this episode, Zack Glaser talks with Chris Nelson and Jason Tatum from CallRail about how lawyers with a lot of inbound marketing should be tracking their marketing ROI.

May 26, 2022

#385: Avoiding Common Project Management Mistakes, with Ashley Steckler

In this episode, Zack Glaser talks with our product director here at Lawyerist., Ashely Steckler, about common project management mistakes and how to avoid them.

May 19, 2022

#384: Delivering Bad News to Clients, with Marjorie Aaron

In this episode, Stephanie talks with Marjorie Aaron, Professor of Practice and Director of the Center for Practice at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, about communicating effectively to better deliver...

May 12, 2022

#383: Designing the Life You Want Instead of a Job You Have, with Stanley Tate

In this episode, Stephanie talks with the Student Loan Lawyer, Stanley Tate, about leveraging tech instead of staff and having a fixed mindset vs a growth mindset.

May 5, 2022

#382: Is Going Solo the Right Way?, with Carolyn Elefant

Lawyerist talks with Solo by Choice author, Carolyn Elefant, about starting a solo law practice and if going solo is right for you.

May 3, 2022

#381: Get More Clients Through Automation, with Lawmatics (Sponsored)

Zack Glaser, talks with Lawmatics Founder and CEO, Matt Spiegel, about using automations to get more law firm clients.

Apr 28, 2022

#380: Get Started with KPIs, with Karol Brown

In this episode, Stephanie talks with the managing attorney for World One Law Group, Karol Brown, about the importance of tracking KPIs in your law firm and what metrics you should be...

Apr 21, 2022

#379: What Does Web3 Mean (For My Practice?), with Justine Humenansky

In this episode, Zack talks with Justine Humenansky, the CFO at Rabbithole.gg, about Web3, DAOs, and how interested lawyers might participate in these conversations and communities. Justine brings her background in researching...

Apr 14, 2022

#378: Pulling the Trigger on Hiring, with Allison Harrison

In this episode, Sara chats with Allison about questions to consider when deciding to hire a new team member and how to leverage staff to free you up to work more ON...

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Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett leads the Lawyerist community and Lawyerist Lab. She is the co-author of Lawyerist’s new book...

Jennifer Whigham

Jennifer Whigham is the Community Director at Lawyerist.

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