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.
In this episode with Conor Malloy, we talk about some of the technologies Conor has built into his firm, and how those tools have changed the structure of his law practice.
Paul Spiegelman talks about how developing an internal law firm culture is a recipe for success.
Mitch Jackson discusses augmented reality with Sam, including what it is and how it can be useful in the courtroom.
How to prepare to hire, find the best applicants for your law firm, and set up a new employee or independent contractor for success.
Goals, successes, and design of the British Columbia’s Online Civil Resolution Tribunal.
How to claim and optimize your Google My Business profile for your law firm and effectively collect client feedback to improve your practice.
Why intake is the key to Billy's success, and how her firm uses empathy and data to strategically optimize the intake process.
Using technology and the design process to approach systemic problems in the legal industry and what to do for justice to be accessible for everyone.
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold talk with Sam about the way they think differently about building Counter Tax Lawyers, a law firm that develops innovative strategies for resolving tax disputes.
Erin Levine explains how her experience as a divorce lawyer led her to build Hello Divorce, a web-based DIY divorce portal.
In this episode we're joined by Alan Sugarman to talk about the landmark case that opened up access to law and ultimately resulted in more options for online legal research today.
Sam Glover talks with Dean Cardinale, a professional "adventurer," about achieving big goals, and how you can apply the same knowledge to leverage your business aspirations.
Attorney branding specialist Nicole Abboud talks about the benefits of tailoring your firm to meet the demands of a growing millennial clientele.
How can making legal technology and innovation a priority in law schools can help shape a legal market that benefits both lawyers and their potential clients.
Deaf-blind civil rights lawyer and accessibility advocate Haben Girma talks about accessible justice and how designing courts, law firms, and the attorney-client relationship for people with disabilities can increase access to justice for everyone.
Laura Genoves talks about being one of the first Limited Licensed Legal Technicians in Washington State and the differences between a legal technician and a practicing attorney, including everything from education costs to how each can practice.
Financial advisor mentor Brad Johnson talks about why financial advisors find it so difficult to build referral networks with lawyers.
How may stress be sabotaging your clients and getting in the way of your ability to represent them?
How did unbundled services come to law practice and what's the future of unbundling and its potential for closing the access-to-justice gap.
Pete Vargas explains how lawyers can use speaking engagements to generate new clients and referrals and outlines a three-part presentation outline.
Christina Scalera explains why Pinterest really is a great place for lawyers to build business, and how to approach it.
Can lawyers offer "primary care" law, the concept of addressing small and general issues to clients who may not need a specialist.
Jeff Skrysak lists 14 things you can do to improve your SEO profile that don’t cost much money. (They do require a bit of effort, though.)
Joyce Tischler discusses lessons learned from the founding of Animal Legal Defense Fund, which she founded in 1979.
How should lawyers begin thinking about a career change and what's right for you as an individual?
Doug Brackmann explains why traditional meditation may not work for innovators, entrepreneurs, and other highly driven individuals.
Legal Malpractice Insurance in One Hour for Lawyers author JoAnn Hathaway explains why you need malpractice insurance and how to shop for it.
John Pollock discusses the civil right to counsel (sometimes called "civil Gideon") movement with Sam on this episode of Lawyerist.
Alix Devendra explains why lawyers need to learn and apply design thinking in their law practices.
In-house lawyer Elliot Miller and outside litigation counsel Adam Losey discuss the different perspectives they have in their respective roles, the realities of traditional v. alternative billing structures, and the importance of trust.
In this episode, Jess Birken, whose solo-practice website stands out among the top ten law firm website of 2017, explains how she got that website built while keeping costs low.
Gyi Tsakalakis explains why local search marketing matters online and how to do it effectively.
Tim Stanley talks about public access to law and why it's taking so long for courts to get on board.
We check in with Katie Floyd, co-host of the Mac Power Users podcast, about her experience setting up her solo practice and the tools she uses to run it.
In this episode, we talk to Joshua Browder about how he built his DoNotPay chatbot—which has already helped thousands an is about to grow into 300+ robot lawyers—has made robot lawyers a reality.
How to reinvent a new business model for your law firm when you're feeling sluggish.
Sam Glover talks to Carl Malamud about public access to law and how it is threatened. They discuss how lawyers benefit from public access to law and how they can help increase it.
Why has law has become a "buyers market" and how can lawyers take advantage of the opportunities presented by that market by becoming client-centered law practices?
Minnesota lawyer Marshall Lichty explains why mentoring is important, how lawyers can find a mentor, and how experienced lawyers can find a mentee.
Daniel Bramzon talks about his aggressive tenant-advocacy non-profit, BASTA, and explains how it has changed evictions in LA by demanding a jury trial in every case.
Wendy Calvert discusses what it means to have a "crossover" practice as a corporate consultant, real estate lawyer, and realtor.
Former public defender Brad Clark explains how he started his own firm, powered by a criminal expungement web app that lets him start helping people before they even contact him.
In this episode Sam Glover talks to Nika Kabiri about how your clients' stress makes it hard for them to make good decisions, and how you can help them work around it.
In this episode Sam talks to Scott Bassett, who had a virtual law practice before anyone thought in those terms.
In this episode we talk to Erin Gerstenzang about her solo criminal defense practice and the challenges of going solo, especially for newer lawyers.
In this episode, Douglas Sorocco explains why his law firm built a free public event space next door, and why it wound up being a good investment. Before or after you listen, you should watch this video to see how the space gets used: Doug is an Oklahoma intellectual property lawyer, focused on biotechnology, life...
Josie Beets explains why military spouses who are lawyers should be able to get a license to practice law without taking the bar exam over and over again.
Ansel Halliburton talks about how technologists have come together in solidarity against data collection and surveillance and how paranoid you should be.
Michelle Browning Coughlin discusses how being a parent—especially a mom—can make it harder to practice law, and how firms can be more parent-friendly.
Chad Burton, explains how (and why) he ditched his computer for an iPad Pro, and then ditched his iPad Pro for his iPhone.
Sam Glover is the founder and Editor in Chief of Lawyerist.com. Sam helps lawyers understand the economic, demographic, and...
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 is the Deputy Editor of Lawyerist.com, the Editor-in-Chief of Bitter Lawyer, teaches legal writing at Mitchell Hamline...