Your Hosts
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...

Lisa Needham

Lisa Needham is the Deputy Editor of Lawyerist.com, the Editor-in-Chief of Bitter Lawyer, teaches legal writing at Mitchell Hamline...

Bitcoin is seriously cool technology with the potential to transform the financial industry — and any other industry that needs trusted transactions. Marco Santori talks with Aaron about what Bitcoin is, the hurdles to its wider adoption, and why every lawyer should accept legal fees in Bitcoin.

Plus, we also talk about why computers are only as secure as the people who use them, which means the computers in most law firms are not very secure.

Marco Santori has been called “the dean of digital currency lawyers,” and he has built a practice around the crypto-currency, Bitcoin. On today’s episode, he introduces Bitcoin, including where it comes from and how it works. He explains why you should care about it even if most of the people using it right now are paying for drugs. And he explains why lawyers should seriously consider accepting Bitcoin from clients.

Episode Details
Published: April 14, 2015
Podcast: Lawyerist Podcast
Category: Legal News
Podcast
Lawyerist Podcast
Lawyerist Podcast

The Lawyerist Podcast is a weekly show about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street.

Listen & Subscribe
  Apple Podcasts
  Google Play
More Episodes
10/17/18
#194: How Technology Makes New Career Options Available to Women Lawyers, with Lee Holcomb

Lee Holcomb talks about her career path, her new book Lawyer Lifestyle, and how, with technology, women lawyers can find a voice and position...

10/10/18
#193: Bringing the Four Seasons Experience to Law Practice, with John Strohmeyer

John Strohmeyer talks about his time working at The Four Seasons Hotel, and how he is using his experience working there with his law...

10/03/18
#192: Thinking in Bets, with Annie Duke

Annie Duke talks about decision making, how poker is similar to the decision-making process in business, and some of the decision-making traps we fall...

09/26/18
#191: Shannon Montgomery

Shannon Montgomery talks about the differences between building a business around a brand versus building a brand around your business.

09/19/18
#190: How to Advertise on Facebook, with Nic Kusmich

Nic Kusmich talks about how to advertise on Facebook.

09/12/18
#189: Blockchain 101 for Lawyers, with Nathana Sharma

Nathana Sharma talks about what blockchain is, what it does, why it is so interesting, and what it has to do with the legal...