The Lawyerist Podcast is a show about lawyering and law practice hosted by Laura Briggs and 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.
Stephanie Everett discusses why you need a business advisory council for your law firm and how to create one.
Mike Michalowicz discusses why business owners are struggle to name their biggest challenge and how to set priorities for work.
Alan Smith discusses business models optimized for today and tomorrow, how to transcend industry boundaries, and stay adaptable.
Greg Crabtree discusses important metrics that lawyers should measure when striving for a profitable small or solo law firm.
Jack Newton discusses why it's important for lawyers to adapt and what it means to have a client-centered law firm in 2020 and beyond.
David Burkus explains what’s wrong with the traditional approach to networking and how to build your connections more effectively instead.
Stephanie Everett discusses how to be tech and remote ready, finding the right crowd of peers to push forward together, and keeping yourself mentally healthy while facing serious external challenges like a pandemic.
Cameron Herold explains how the stages of entrepreneurship translate to different action steps.
Amber James discusses shifting from a client-focused to a team leader-focused role in her own firm and the mindset and strategy required to make that transition.
Stephanie Everett discusses the five financial numbers you need to know to run your law firm successfully and to forecast your future.
Adam Markel talks about pivoting your life and career and what it means to be a resilient leader of your firm.
Tyler Inkster discusses targeting the right clients, leveraging the most powerful referral sources, niching down, and the value of content marketing
Ben Barton discusses how the Great Recession impacted law school admission, performance, and curriculum, and what this means for the future of law schools.
Laura Briggs gives her tips on what you should know before outsourcing, what to look for in a freelancer, and how to hire and work with independent contractors.
Maryellen Stockton explains how to write a job posting that attracts the best talent, and job descriptions that set employees up for success.
Jonathan Hawkins gives his tips on how to transition out of your practice, whether you are squashed by an anvil out of the blue or planning to cash out and retire.
Annie Grace explains how to think about your relationship with alcohol and why moderation is harder than just drinking or not drinking.
Marshall Lichty talks about being a lawyer with ADHD.
Stephanie Everrett talks with Lawyerist Lab member Jennifer Longtin about the strategy they developed to help Jennifer take charge of her firm finances.
Nathan Hightower discusses Culture Index and why too much distance between your core traits and the behaviors required to do your job well might be hurting you and your law firm.
Daniel Pink discusses the science of timing and productivity, the subject of his latest book, When, and also compensation and motivation, the subject of Drive.
Stephanie Everett explains how she helps Lawyerist Lab members set personal and business goals and follow through to meet them.
Doug Brackmann explains why traditional meditation may not work for innovators, entrepreneurs, and other highly driven individuals.
Vanessa Van Edward explains what factors into charisma—and awkwardness—and how everyone can learn to be more charismatic.
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.
Maryellen Stockton explains the different kinds of remote workplace arrangements, discusses some of the biggest challenges, and how to hire and manage effectively.
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.
Ben Hudson outlines his core values and how a thoughtful, slow-moving hiring process helps him make sure his replacement was the right person.
Jim and Jamie Sheils talks about work-life balance and what it’s like raising entrepreneurial kids.
Justie Nicol talks about her transition from a solo to small firm, KPI’s, and her Harry Potter-style House Cup system.
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.
Adriana Linares joins Sam Glover on this week's Lawyerist Podcast to talk about how lawyers can “level up” their tech-savviness.
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.
Sam talks with Reshma Saujani about the importance of reframing the messages society delivers to girls and women.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Criminal defense attorney Erin Gerstenzang shares her vision for scaling her solo practice, what success looks like, and the challenges that come with growth.
This week on The Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover talks with Haben Girma the state of accessibility, changing the ableist mindset, and her new book.
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.
Amy Morin talks to Sam Glover about what it means to be mentally strong and how to achieve that mentality.
Sam Glover talks with Giftology author, John Ruhlin, on the importance of gift giving and how it can boost moral and maximize client loyalty.
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.
Stephanie Everett talks about client experience, client communication, and a few ways you can create micro-experiences for your clients.
Megan Zavieh talks about 'The Playbook', her content marketing strategies, and shares advice for lawyers thinking about starting podcasts.
Jan Glassman talks about her law firm business, her services she provides, and the challenges she faces when growing a law firm.
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.
Bob Ambrogi examines the state of podcasting and legal blogging in 2019 and how influential these methods can still be.
Jason Fried talks about what it means to be a calm company and how less can be more when it comes to productivity.
Stephanie Everett leads the Lawyerist community and Lawyerist Lab. She is the co-author of Lawyerist’s new book The Small...
Laura Briggs left her teaching career mid-Ph.D. to pursue freelance writing in 2012. She spent the following seven years...
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