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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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Feb 2, 2016
#53: Putting Access to Justice into Practice, with Billie Tarascio

Billie Tarascio built a firm that furthers access to justice via legal services at every price point - but it didn't work. Here's why.

Jan 26, 2016
#52: Local Marketing, with Gyi Tsakalakis

Gyi Tsakalakis on what local marketing is, why it matters, and how to do it effectively.

Jan 19, 2016
#51: Legal Tech Trends That Defined 2015, with Bob Ambrogi

Bob Ambrogi has had his finger on the pulse of legal technology for a long time, and in this episode he talks about the ten trends that defined 2015.

Jan 12, 2016
#50: Stuff You Should Know About Computers but Probably Don’t, with Adriana Linares

Adriana Linares trains lawyers to use technology. In this episode, she goes over some basic skills and how to master them.

Dec 29, 2015
#49: Law Firm Website Best Practices, with Karin Conroy

In Karin Conroy’s last podcast, we talked about her 5-step marketing plan. In today’s podcast, we talk about best practices for law-firm websites.

Dec 22, 2015
#48: Law Firm Data Security, with Sharon Nelson and John Simek

Security experts Sharon Nelson and John Simek explain how hard it is to hack into someone’s email.

Dec 15, 2015
#47: Automating Your Documents, with Barron Henley

Barron Henley talks about how to get started automating your documents without purchasing a thing.

Dec 8, 2015
#46: How to Figure Out if Your Online Marketing is Working, with Dan Weeks

Dan Weeks talks about what goes into the score and shares free tools you can use to figure out how your own website performs relative to your competition.

Dec 1, 2015
#45: CEO John Suh on Why Lawyers Should Love LegalZoom

John Suh, CEO of LegalZoom, explains why lawyers should learn to love his company.

Nov 24, 2015
#44: Typography for Lawyers, with Matthew Butterick

Matthew Butterick talks about typography and addresses some common typographical controversies.

Nov 17, 2015
#43: What An Innovative Law Firm Really Looks Like, with Peter Carayiannis

According to Peter Carayiannis, an innovative law firm is less about technology and more about clients.

Nov 10, 2015
#42: How to Choose a Law Partner, with Jayne Sykora & Jen Santini

Law partners Jayne Sykora and Jennifer Santini have great advice on figuring out if you want a partner to start your practice, and how to choose one.

Nov 3, 2015
#41: Reflecting on the Shingle Life, with Josh Camson

Josh Camson reflects on nearly six years of law practice and the column he wrote when he was just starting out: “The Shingle Life.”

Oct 27, 2015
#40: Alan Dershowitz’s Advice for Young Lawyers (Replay)

As a well-known lawyer and (former) law professor, Alan Dershowitz gives advice to young lawyers.

Oct 20, 2015
#39: Tips for Representing Low-Income Clients, with Martha Delaney

Martha Delaney explains common misconceptions about representing low-income clients, barriers to representing clients, and discusses good client service.

Oct 13, 2015
#38: Brian Tannebaum’s Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering (Replay)

This week’s episode is a replay of one of our favorite conversations about lawyering and law practice, with Brian Tannebaum.

Oct 6, 2015
#37: Internet Ninja Research Tricks with Carole Levitt & Mark Rosch

Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch discuss the Internet and how to effectively use it.

Sep 29, 2015
#36: Dennis Kennedy on How Technology Can Make Law Practice More Satisfying

Dennis Kennedy explains the real promise of technology is taking away the tedious bits of law practice so lawyers can do more of what matters.

Sep 22, 2015
#35: Jodi Ettenberg’s Never-Ending Vacation from Law Practice

Jodi Ettenberg talks about what work looks like when you’re far from home, and how she manages her finances.

Sep 15, 2015
#34: Pablo Arredondo on Getting Lawyers to Collaborate

Casetext VP Pablo Arredondo discusses what it takes to get lawyers to collaborate in order to increase access to legal information online.

Sep 8, 2015
#33: Stephen Dillard on Judges Using Social Media

Judge Dillard discusses about why he joined Twitter, what he gets out of it, and whether it is a good thing.

Sep 1, 2015
#32: Sonia Miller Van Oort’s Non-Traditional Law Firm

Sonia Miller Van Oort describes what a law firm looks like without the traditional hierarchy.

Aug 25, 2015
#31: Shantelle Argyle’s Non-Profit Law Firm

Shantelle Argyle talks about what it takes to start a non-profit law firm and how OLS has grown from two lawyers to six in less than two years.

Aug 18, 2015
#30: John Grant’s Agile Project Management Tips for Lawyers

John Grant explains how to adapt Agile for law practice.

Aug 11, 2015
#29: Brendan Kenny on What Lawyers Need to Know About E-Discovery

Brendan Kenny explains what every lawyer needs to know about e-discovery.

Aug 4, 2015
#28: Nicole Bradick on How to Build a Virtual Law Practice

Nicole Bradick explains what a virtual practice is and how to build one.

Jul 28, 2015
#27: Omar Ha-Redeye on Incubating the Future of Access to Justice

Omar Ha-Redeye talks about how the legal industry is changing and what that means for the future of access to justice.

Jul 21, 2015
#26: David Lat on the Future of BigLaw and SmallLaw

David Lat talks about the similarities and differences between BigLaw, solo, and small firms, and talks about changes and opportunities in the legal market.

Jul 14, 2015
#25: Five Things Deborah Savadra Thinks You Should Know About Microsoft Office

Deborah Savadra identifies the five things she thinks lawyers ought to know about Microsoft Office and explains why.

Jul 7, 2015
#24: Ed Walters on Robot Lawyers and the Law of Robots (Replay)

Ed Walters discusses law robots and the roles computers in law practice.

Jun 30, 2015
#23: Bob Young on Being a Plaintiff’s Lawyer in a Defense Firm

ABA Law Practice Division chair Bob Young talks about being a plaintiff’s lawyer in a defense firm, and explains what the ABA LPD is doing to help lawyers.

Jun 23, 2015
#22: Allison Shields on Doing More in Less Time

Allison Shields talks about how to be more productive, also the subject of her new book, How to Do More in Less Time.

Jun 16, 2015
#21: Todd Hendrickson’s Tech-Powered Trial Practice

Todd Hendrickson talks about how he uses technology to give him an edge against better-funded opponents in his solo med-mal and personal injury practice.

Jun 9, 2015
#20: David Colarusso, Hacking for Justice

David Colarusso discusses what a legal hacker is, how he incorporates hacking into lawyering, and why lawyers should learn to code.

May 26, 2015
#19: Ernie Svenson on Going Paperless

Ernie Svenson expads on objections and advantages to going paperless, and explains why you have almost certainly already started.

May 12, 2015
#18: Shannon Hoagland’s Creative Remedy for Boring Networking Events

Shannon Hoagland describes her creative approach to entertaining clients.

May 5, 2015
#17: Ken White on Popehat, Censorious Douchebags, and Building a Successful Law Firm

Ken talks about how he helped build a successful law firm from rented desks and unreliable phones.

Apr 28, 2015
#16: Daniel Gershburg on the Future of SoloSmall Practice, Plus ABA TECHSHOW 2015 Wrap-Up

Daniel Gershburg has a real estate and bankruptcy practice in transition and is figuring out what the future of law looks like for solo and small-firm lawyers.

Apr 21, 2015
#15: Karin Conroy’s 5-Step Basic Law Firm Marketing Plan

Karin Conroy talks through her 5-step marketing plan.

Apr 14, 2015
#14: Marco Santori on What Lawyers Should Know About Bitcoin

Marco Santori discusses what Bitcoin is, the hurdles to its wider adoption, and why every lawyer should accept legal fees in Bitcoin.

Apr 7, 2015
#13: Keith Lee on Going from Law School to Law Practice

Keith Lee talks about his book, The Marble and the Sculptor, and how new lawyers can become good lawyers.

Mar 31, 2015
#12: Ellie Krug on Starting a Firm and Litigating as Both a Man and as a Woman

Ellie Krug talks about starting a law firm, building a strong reputation, and trying cases as a man then a woman.

Mar 17, 2015
#11: Casey Flaherty’s Quest to Reform Luddite Lawyers

Casey Flaherty talks about where the LTA came from, how he developed it, and what it means for the future.

Mar 10, 2015
#10: David Sparks on Going Solo with a Mac

David Sparks explains starting a brand-new solo practice, including the Mac tools he is using to make it work.

Mar 3, 2015
#9: Ali Grace Marquart’s Fashion Law Boutique

Entertainment lawyer Ali Grace Marquart discusses what got her on Forbes’ 2015 30 Under 30 list for law and policy.

Feb 24, 2015
#8: Aaron Hall’s Client-Satisfaction Guarantee

Aaron Hall explains why and how he is giving some clients a satisfaction guarantee.

Feb 17, 2015
#7: Gyi Tsakalakis Talks About Online Marketing without the BS

Gyi Tsakalakis of AttorneySync discusses online marketing without the BS.

Feb 10, 2015
#6: Alison Monahan on Law School and Lawyering Success

Alison Monahan discusses what success means in law school and how students and graduates can adapt to the current legal market.

Feb 3, 2015
#5: Brian Tannebaum’s Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering

Brian talked about his criminal defense practice, the importance of a code of ethics, why some lawyers seem to leave ethics behind when they go online.

Jan 27, 2015
#4: Ed Walters on Robot Lawyers and the Law of Robots

Fastcase CEO Ed Walters discusses law and robots and the role artificial intelligence may play in the future of law.

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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...