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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...

Lisa Needham

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

Some people who need to use the legal system want to go it alone, and a lot of those people call Mike Vraa’s free tenant hotline. On today’s podcast, some of his best tips for helping people represent themselves. Plus, we chat about our new guide, How to Set Up Your New Windows Computer.

Preparing people to represent themselves in court is challenging for a number of reasons, some of which aren’t obvious. Among the things Mike talks about on today’s podcast are how to build up your client’s comfort level with the legal system, how to teach them to make their case, and how to talk to clients who “just want their day in court.” Plus, when should you tell someone they are probably going to lose or they really shouldn’t go it alone?

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Published: February 17, 2016
Podcast: Lawyerist Podcast
Category: Legal Support
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Lawyerist Podcast
Lawyerist Podcast

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

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