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The Lawyerist Podcast is a show about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street of Lawyerist.com. Every week Sam and Aaron have conversations with successful lawyers and interesting people.

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Nov 27, 2019

#252: The Science of Charisma & Awkwardness, with Vanessa Van Edwards

Vanessa Van Edward explains what factors into charisma—and awkwardness—and how everyone can learn to be more charismatic.

Nov 21, 2019

#251: Trauma, Stress, & Keeping Your Sh*t Together, with Sherry Walling

Dr. Sherry Walling explains what trauma is and where it comes from, how to find out if you have trauma or whether it may be linked to other mental health issues, like depression and anxiety.

Nov 14, 2019

#250: Making a Remote Workplace Work, with Maryellen Stockton

Maryellen Stockton explains the different kinds of remote workplace arrangements, discusses some of the biggest challenges, and how to hire and manage effectively.

Nov 7, 2019

#249: The Alter Ego Effect, with Todd Herman

Todd Herman talks about his book, The Alter Ego Effect, which offers a tool for getting more out of “the six inches between your ears,” explains the alter ego effect, and how using an alter ego could help overcome someones biggest challenges.

Oct 31, 2019

#248: Hiring on Values & Unscheduled Phone Calls, with Ben Hudson

Ben Hudson outlines his core values and how a thoughtful, slow-moving hiring process helps him make sure his replacement was the right person.

Oct 24, 2019

#247: Work-Life Balance and Raising Entrepreneurial Kids, with Jim and Jamie Sheils

Jim and Jamie Sheils talks about work-life balance and what it’s like raising entrepreneurial kids.

Oct 17, 2019

#246: Small Firm Profile, with Justie Nicol

Justie Nicol talks about her transition from a solo to small firm, KPI’s, and her Harry Potter-style House Cup system.

Oct 10, 2019

#245: The One Thing, with Geoff Woods

On this week's Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover talks with Geoff Woods about what it means to only focus on one thing at a time, the benefits and challenges it can bring, and how to get started.

Oct 3, 2019

#244: Tech Savvier Lawyers, with Adriana Linares

Adriana Linares joins Sam Glover on this week's Lawyerist Podcast to talk about how lawyers can “level up” their tech-savviness.

Sep 26, 2019

#243: Audience, Attention, and SEO, with Rand Fishkin

Rand Fishkin, the Co-founder and CEO of Moz, joins Sam Glover on this week's Lawyerist Podcast to talk about audience and attention, how they work with SEO, and the differences between the two.

Sep 19, 2019

#242: Brave, Not Perfect, with Reshma Saujani

Sam talks with Reshma Saujani about the importance of reframing the messages society delivers to girls and women.

Sep 12, 2019

#241: The Small Firm Roadmap, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett outlines major points from Lawyerist's new book, "The Small Firm Roadmap," including why law practice is broken and how to create successful, future-oriented small and solo law firms.

Sep 5, 2019

#240: Law in Context, with Larry Lessig

This week on The Lawyerist Podcast, Larry Lessig talks about the two phases of his work: intellectual property and its impact on culture, and then his focus on political reform.

Aug 29, 2019

#239: Radical Candor, Lawyers & Clients, with Jason Rosoff

On this week's Lawyerist podcast, Sam Glover talks with Jason Rosoff about how to become a better leader and manager by using radical candor.

Aug 22, 2019

#238: What You Should’ve Learned in Law School, , with Neil Tyra

Sam Glover talks with Neil Tyra about the difference between being an entrepreneur and a lawyer, the future of real estate planning practices, and things they didn't teach you in law school.

Aug 15, 2019

#237: Scaling While Solo, with Erin Gerstenzang

Criminal defense attorney Erin Gerstenzang shares her vision for scaling her solo practice, what success looks like, and the challenges that come with growth.

Aug 8, 2019

#236: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law, with Haben Girma

This week on The Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover talks with Haben Girma the state of accessibility, changing the ableist mindset, and her new book.

Aug 1, 2019

#235: Storytelling, with Matthew Dicks

In this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover talks with Matthew Dicks about storytelling and how learning the skill can help lawyers in their business.

Jul 25, 2019

#234: Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, with Amy Morin

Amy Morin talks to Sam Glover about what it means to be mentally strong and how to achieve that mentality.

Jul 18, 2019

#233: Giving Gifts to Build Your Business, with John Ruhlin

Sam Glover talks with Giftology author, John Ruhlin, on the importance of gift giving and how it can boost moral and maximize client loyalty.

Jul 11, 2019

#232: Training the Lawyers of the Future at Emory Law, with Nicole Morris

Sam Glover talks with Nicole Morris of Emory Law about the TI:GER program and how it helps law students innovate and gain unique skills in legal tech.

Jul 3, 2019

#231: Creating Micro-Experiences for Your Clients, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett talks about client experience, client communication, and a few ways you can create micro-experiences for your clients.

Jun 26, 2019

#230: Podcasting as a Marketing Tactic, with Megan Zavieh

Megan Zavieh talks about 'The Playbook', her content marketing strategies, and shares advice for lawyers thinking about starting podcasts.

Jun 19, 2019

#229: Small Firm Profile: Daily General Counsel, with Jan Glassmann

Jan Glassman talks about her law firm business, her services she provides, and the challenges she faces when growing a law firm.

Jun 12, 2019

#228: The Real Access-to-Justice Problem and How We Might Solve It, with Rebecca Sandefur

Rebecca Sandefur talks about why people don't ask lawyers or courts for assistance with their problems, how civilians can properly obtain legal help, and much more.

Jun 5, 2019

#227: The State of Legal Blogging & Podcasting, with Bob Ambrogi

Bob Ambrogi examines the state of podcasting and legal blogging in 2019 and how influential these methods can still be.

May 29, 2019

#226: It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Your Law Firm, with Jason Fried

Jason Fried talks about what it means to be a calm company and how less can be more when it comes to productivity.

May 22, 2019

Podcast #225: Chesterton’s Fence and Using Humility to Solve Legal Problems, with David Colarusso

David Colarusso talks about Suffolk University Law School’s Legal Innovation and Technology Lab, what it is, and what it hopes to achieve.

May 15, 2019

#224: Calling Bullshit on Compromise, with Chris Voss

Chris Voss talks about compromise and deadlines, listening and empathy as a martial art, and a few tips and tricks on negation.

May 8, 2019

#223: Legal Tech Debrief: Avvo, with Mark Britton

Mark Britton talks about how he started Avvo, his vision for the company, and how it changed over the years.

May 1, 2019

#222: Doing Even More with Less Time, with Allison Shields

Allison Shields talks about productivity mindset, delegation, and how better organization sets lawyers up for success.

Apr 24, 2019

#221: The State of the Legal Profession, with ABA President Robert M. Carlson

ABA president Robert Carlson talks about what it means to lead a large and multifaceted legal organization in a time of technology change and innovation.

Apr 17, 2019

#220: Should You Start Your Law Firm as a B Corp?, with Kimberly Pray and Kate Kilberg

Kim Pray and Kate Kilberg talk about B Corporations, including what they are, and what they now know about B Corps that they wish they had known when they first started their law firm.

Apr 10, 2019

#219: How the Design Process Works in Practice, with Zach Pousman

Zach Pousman talks about the design process and how it relates to law practice in-depth.

Apr 3, 2019

#218: Data-Driven Law Practice, with Ed Walters

Ed Walters talks about his book "Data Driven Law", and why law firms should care more about data.

Mar 27, 2019

#217: Succeeding by Scaling Up, with Rachel Rodgers

Rachel Rodgers talks about how she started an alternative law practice and what it means to build a business focused on serving women and women of color.

Mar 20, 2019

#216: Free Law Project & the PACER Litigation, with Mike Lissner

Mike Lissner talks about the pending PACER lawsuit, monopolies in law, and what the Free Law Project is.

Mar 13, 2019

#215: Online Accessibility & Law-Firm Websites, with Lainey Feingold

Lainey Feingold talks about online accessibility requirements and what lawyers should know about them.

Mar 6, 2019

#214: How Law Schools Can Teach Innovation, with Alice Armitage

Alice Armitage talks about what today’s landscape looks like when law schools teach technology and innovation, and what role they have in solving the access to justice gap.

Feb 27, 2019

#213: The ROI of Gratitude, with John Israel

John Israel talks about how investing time in showing gratitude to people can wield a long term return in both personal and business relationships.

Feb 20, 2019

#212: Tweeting Judges & Access to Justice, with Judge Stephen Dillard

Stephen Dillard talks about how judges have mostly been inaccessible to the public and how quite a few judges are now going against the grain and taking residence on Twitter.

Feb 13, 2019

#211: The Innovative Lawyer Mindset, with Cat Moon

Cat Moon talks about how to achieve basic design competence, some lessons on innovation and design, and what role law schools can or should have in solving problems like access to justice.

Feb 6, 2019

#210: Rules for Communication in a Remote Workplace, with Ben Balter

Ben Balter talks about what GitHub is, why GitHub isn’t for lawyers, and some rules for communication and knowledge management that we can all take away from GitHub’s model.

Jan 30, 2019

#209: Before You Even Think About Hiring Anyone, Listen to This Episode with Ashley Cox

Ashley Cox talks about what you need to do to prepare to hire, how to find the best applicants for your firm, and how to set up a new employee or independent contractor for success.

Jan 23, 2019

#208: Hard Questions for Small-Firm Lawyers, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie Everett talks about some of the questions small firm lawyers should ask themselves.

Jan 16, 2019

#207: Better Risk Assessment for Litigators, with Natalie Worsfold

Natalie Worsfold talks about her law firm’s approach to law practice and why more firms aren't following suit.

Jan 9, 2019

#206: Helping Clients Afford to Hire You, with Jennifer Longtin

Jennifer Longtin talks about why implementing low cost options for clients doesn’t mean you will be less profitable, and how to have reasonable conversations about money with clients.

Jan 2, 2019

#205: Entrepreneurial Poverty & Why Average Law Firms Lose, with Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz talks about main concepts from a few of his books, including the idea of “entrepreneurial poverty” and why most average companies lose.

Dec 26, 2018

#204: How to Keep Your Shit Together as a Law-Firm Leader, with Sherry Walling

Sherry Walling talks about the typical sources of stress and unhappiness for an entrepreneur, and how to be objective about these levels.

Dec 19, 2018

#203: Ethical Legal Innovation, with Will Hornsby

Will Hornsby talks about whether or not ethics rules are standing in the way of innovation.

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Sam Glover

Sam Glover is the founder and Editor in Chief of Lawyerist.com. Sam helps lawyers understand the economic, demographic, and...

Aaron Street

Aaron Street is the co-founder and CEO of Lawyerist.com. In addition to his work growing Lawyerist’s community of small firm...

Stephanie Everett

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

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