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.
Mark Britton talks about how he started Avvo, his vision for the company, and how it changed over the years.
Allison Shields talks about productivity mindset, delegation, and how better organization sets lawyers up for success.
ABA president Robert Carlson talks about what it means to lead a large and multifaceted legal organization in a time of technology change and innovation.
Kim Pray and Kate Kilberg talk about B Corporations, including what they are, and what they now know about B Corps that they wish they had known when they first started their law firm.
Zach Pousman talks about the design process and how it relates to law practice in-depth.
Ed Walters talks about his book "Data Driven Law", and why law firms should care more about data.
Rachel Rodgers talks about how she started an alternative law practice and what it means to build a business focused on serving women and women of color.
Mike Lissner talks about the pending PACER lawsuit, monopolies in law, and what the Free Law Project is.
Lainey Feingold talks about online accessibility requirements and what lawyers should know about them.
Alice Armitage talks about what today’s landscape looks like when law schools teach technology and innovation, and what role they have in solving the access to justice gap.
John Israel talks about how investing time in showing gratitude to people can wield a long term return in both personal and business relationships.
Stephen Dillard talks about how judges have mostly been inaccessible to the public and how quite a few judges are now going against the grain and taking residence on Twitter.
Cat Moon talks about how to achieve basic design competence, some lessons on innovation and design, and what role law schools can or should have in solving problems like access to justice.
Ben Balter talks about what GitHub is, why GitHub isn’t for lawyers, and some rules for communication and knowledge management that we can all take away from GitHub’s model.
Ashley Cox talks about what you need to do to prepare to hire, how to find the best applicants for your firm, and how to set up a new employee or independent contractor for success.
Stephanie Everett talks about some of the questions small firm lawyers should ask themselves.
Natalie Worsfold talks about her law firm’s approach to law practice and why more firms aren't following suit.
Jennifer Longtin talks about why implementing low cost options for clients doesn’t mean you will be less profitable, and how to have reasonable conversations about money with clients.
Mike Michalowicz talks about main concepts from a few of his books, including the idea of “entrepreneurial poverty” and why most average companies lose.
Sherry Walling talks about the typical sources of stress and unhappiness for an entrepreneur, and how to be objective about these levels.
Will Hornsby talks about whether or not ethics rules are standing in the way of innovation.
Haben Girma talks about how designing courts, law firms, and the attorney-client relationship for people with disabilities can increase access to justice for everyone.
Greg Crabtree talks about the four keys to profitable law firm.
George Psiharis talks about the state of small law, as well as Clio's 2018 Legal Industry Trends Report.
Mary Juetten talks about the end of the year finances.
Michel Falcon talks about what a people-first culture looks like, how to recognize why customers do business with you and how to resolve customer complaints.
Tracey Ivanyshyn talks about what makes employees happy, and how happy employees lead to happier clients.
Erik Pelton talks about his trademark law practice, in-depth conversations about his client onboarding and marketing systems, and communication philosophy.
Guest Rick Horowitz talks about why lawyers are better at knowing the law than communicating the law.
Lee Holcomb talks about her career path, her new book Lawyer Lifestyle, and how, with technology, women lawyers can find a voice and position in a challenging and constantly changing legal market.
John Strohmeyer talks about his time working at The Four Seasons Hotel, and how he is using his experience working there with his law firm.
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 into.
Shannon Montgomery talks about the differences between building a business around a brand versus building a brand around your business.
Nic Kusmich talks about how to advertise on Facebook.
Nathana Sharma talks about what blockchain is, what it does, why it is so interesting, and what it has to do with the legal industry.
Jim Sheils talks about why family sometimes falls to the wayside as a working professional, and how to balance success at work with success at home.
Stephanie Everett talks about what a mastermind group is and some of the benefits of both joining and creating one.
Jordan Harbinger talks about how he went from being a pick-up artist to being a thought leader on social dynamics.
Jordan Furlong talks about the difference between owning a law firm and working for one and how knowing the difference can help law firms function.
Amy Morin talks about what it means to be mentally strong and the steps it takes to get there.
Jeff Glover talks about substance abuse and addiction—what it is and what treatment looks like.
Hilarie Bass talks about some of issues facing the legal industry in 2018 and how the ABA is responding those issues.
Tom Martin talks about the chatbot fad and how chatbots are being implemented, and not just as gimmicks.
Guest Ashley Cox on what onboarding new employees means, why it matters, and what it looks like in a business.
Jeff Cohen talks about some of the successes, road bumps, and stories from his journey as a child actor to owning a successful entertainment law practice.
Nicole Abboud discusses the benefits of tailoring your firm to meet the demands of a growing millennial clientele.
Gabriel Cheong talks about billing flat fees in unpredictable cases, like contested divorces.
Michael Port shares seven steps for mapping out your next oral argument.
Merlin Mann discusses the relationship between personal productivity and organizational productivity and how they relate to work-life balance.
David Sparks shares ten ways lawyers can get more from their iPhones.
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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