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Legal Toolkit is a comprehensive resource for professionals in law practice management. Each month, host Jared Correia invites forward-thinking lawyers to discuss the services, ideas, and programs that have improved their practices.

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May 29, 2019

The Future of Transactional Law Practice

Wasim Quadir discusses how he left the practice of law to fix not only the inefficiencies in contract drafting, but to reduce risk for clients by helping firms create better products.

May 9, 2019

Better Together: Cultivating Partnerships with Legal Tech Vendors

Patrick Palace give tips on how lawyers and legal tech vendors can develop better working relationships.

Apr 30, 2019

Demystifying Malpractice Insurance: Be Confident You’re Protected

Michael Carroll explains the intricacies of professional liability insurance.

Apr 9, 2019

Legal Podcasts: Feedback from an Avid Listener

Tim Baran talks about the elements of great podcasting.

Apr 1, 2019

Millennial Lawyers: What they Want, What they Need

Susan Smith Blakely talks about her latest book, “What Millennial Lawyers Want: A Bridge From Past to Future Law Practice.”

Mar 7, 2019

How Legal Organizations and Legal Tech Vendors Can Effectively Work Together

Robert Brink and Fred Cohen talk about how legal organizations and legal tech vendors can work together more effectively.

Feb 28, 2019

Mary Juetten’s Top Tips on Using Metrics in your Law Firm

Mary Juetten talks about her new book, “The Business of Legal: The Data-Driven Law Practice.”

Feb 5, 2019

5-Star Lawyer: How to get Good Reviews from your Clients

Sarah Smerage talks about how lawyers can better collect and promote customer reviews.

Jan 29, 2019

Be a Marketing Standout: Video Marketing for Law Firms

Michael Mogill talks about how lawyers can stand out with video marketing.

Jan 8, 2019

Get Paid Faster: Using Technology in Accounts Receivable

Sarah Schaaf talks about how lawyers can optimize their payment processes with technology and automation.

Dec 7, 2018

Organization for the Holidays – How to Be Merry in Your Law Office

Andrea Cannavina gives advice to lawyers on how to increase efficiency this holiday season.

Nov 6, 2018

Robot Takeover: How Automation Makes Law Practice Easier

Milena Higgins talks about the ways automation and AI can help lawyers turn over cases with ease and efficiency.

Oct 2, 2018

How Lawyers Find Outsourced Help

Talitha Kozlowski talks about the practical consideration of freelancing, how the process works, and the potential risk law firms could face with freelance attorneys.

Sep 4, 2018

Building Confidence for a Better Practice

Jeremy Richter talks about what lawyers can do to buid confidence both in their practice and business skills.

Aug 7, 2018

New Tactics to Improve Client Performance in the Courtroom

Alan Fanger gives his thoughts on what lawyers can do in order to improve their client’s performance within the litigation process.

Jul 11, 2018

How to be a Better Law Firm Associate

Jay Harrington explains how young associates can both take ownership of their careers and build their brand while being accountable to a firm.

Jun 19, 2018

Online Communities for Lawyers and Why They’re Great

Keith Lee explains what Slack is and how the bar associations can be more relevant to younger lawyers who are seeking a supportive community of lawyers.

May 24, 2018

Putting your Firm on Autopilot

Ernie Svenson discusses about automation and how to set up systems that will help attorneys run their firms more efficiently.

May 7, 2018

Talking TECHSHOW: Interviews from the TECHSHOW Floor

Jared Correia attends the ABA TECHSHOW 2018 and interviews students, vendors, and attendees about what they love about the conference and their favorite part about it.

Apr 20, 2018

How to Vet Outside Counsel and Other Lessons from Corporate Lawyers

Debbie Hoffman and Jeremy Potter discuss their style on how they run an effective corporate legal department.

Mar 5, 2018

How to Name a Law Firm

Andrew Garcia and Megan Zavieh talk about law firm names and why they don’t have to be boring.

Feb 12, 2018

Legal Printing Isn’t Dying, Just Changing

Host Jared Correia and Ed Walters have a genuinely interesting conversation about paper.

Jan 18, 2018

All You Need is New Technology

Jared and his guest host/wife Jessica talk to Chelsey Lambert about how and why law firms should invest in new technology.

Dec 15, 2017

Flirting with Revenue: How to Make Money as a Lawyer

Marketing ninja Dorie Clark talks about what lawyers can do to bring in more revenue in a chaotic marketplace.

Nov 21, 2017

Diversity (or Lack Thereof) in the Legal Profession

Jeena Cho talks about why there’s a lack of diversity in the legal industry and why it’s important for legal professionals to care.

Sep 18, 2017

Redefining Couples Court with Dana and Keith Cutler

Dana and Keith Cutler, stars of the new TV show “Couples Court with the Cutlers,” answer common questions asked by those who suspect their partner is cheating.

Aug 17, 2017

How Can Lawyers Solve the Access to Justice Problem?

In this legal podcast, Keri Norris talks about access to justice and how technology and bar associations can help.

Jul 18, 2017

How Millennials View the Legal Industry

Drew Rossow and Elan Fields discuss their millennial perspective of the legal industry.

Jun 19, 2017

Managing Your Law Firm with Key Performance Indicators

A legal podcast about what key performance indicators (KPIs) are and why lawyers should use them for business management.

Apr 20, 2017

Encouraging Innovation in Law School

Gabe Teninbaum, professor of legal writing at Suffolk Law, talks about the work Suffolk is doing to encourage innovation, including programs, technology courses, and internship opportunities.

Mar 15, 2017

Improve Your Law Firm with Small Client Intake Changes

Effectively managing your practice’s client intake process can be the difference between a good law firm and an exceptional one.

Feb 17, 2017

Digital Assistance in the Practice of Law

In this episode of The Legal Toolkit, Louise Kennedy and Mitch Jackson join Jared Correia to discuss the role of digital assistants in the practice of law.

Jan 4, 2017

The ABA’s Newest Project: Blueprint

ABA President Linda Klein talks about project management needs that solo and small firm attorneys struggle with and the ABA's new Blueprint initiative.

Dec 15, 2016

How Lawyers Can Write Less

Creative Content Specialist/"Spaceballs: The Animated Series" writer Adam Kosloff discusses why prolific writing is very costly for lawyers.

Nov 17, 2016

Better Preparing Lawyers for the Practice of Law

Jared Correia talks to experts about additional skills that law schools should teach students to better prepare them for the practice of law.

Oct 19, 2016

Video Marketing for Law Firms

Crisp Video Group CEO Michael Mogill talks with Jarred about creating video content for law firms and using it to effectively market.

Sep 21, 2016

Litigation Support Options for Lawyers and Law Firms

ClariLegal founder and CEO Cash Butler talks about litigation support options available to law firms and legal practitioners.

Aug 24, 2016

Using Content Marketing to Grow Your Law Practice

Frank Strong talks with Heidi Alexander about content marketing and why it’s so important for lawyers.

Jul 26, 2016

FindLaw 2015 U.S. Consumer Legal Needs Survey

Mark Jacobsen talks with Jared Correia about the 2015 U.S. Consumer Legal Needs Survey and online law firm marketing.

Jun 30, 2016

Smart Contracts, Bitcoin, and Blockchain Technology

Josh Stark from Ledger Labs talks about self-executing contracts, Bitcoin, and how blockchain technology could impact the practice of law.

May 24, 2016

How Lawyers Can Increase Their Productivity and Be More Organized

Heidi Alexander talks with Lawyerist founder and editor in chief Sam Glover about how lawyers can increase their organization and productivity.

Apr 13, 2016

The Art of the Entertainment Deal

Jeff B. Cohen, remembered for his role as Chunk in The Goonies, discusses dealmaking in the context of the law.

Mar 23, 2016

What You Need to Know When Starting A Law Firm

Many lawyers today are thinking about going solo or starting their own firms. But running a law firm is like running a business, which involves much more than providing legal services. You have to think about billing and business management, when to accept and reject clients, and maintaining a calm composure under a stressful situation....

Feb 18, 2016

Marketing Your Firm Through Branded Networks

The last 10 years have seen a 75% rise in legal costs, which compares to a 20% increase for other fields. It’s estimated that there are one billion dollars worth of unrecognized legal needs in today’s market. Even when legal needs are recognized, it’s common for potential clients to see their problems as prohibitively expensive....

Jan 14, 2016

Should Lawyers Charge for Initial Consultations?

Do you charge for initial consultation in your practice? If not, you might be missing out on higher quality meetings and additional revenue. Despite this claim, most lawyers are worried that changing their fee structure will chase potential clients away from the front door. How can we, as lawyers, offer discernible value and make people...

Dec 16, 2015

Online Reviews: Yelp for Help

Online review sites are increasingly important for product and service consumers, but to what extent are people really taking them into consideration when selecting an attorney? If potential clients are counting stars before they call, how do lawyers take control of their online reputations? Furthermore, with limited time and marketing budgets, what should solo and...

Nov 19, 2015

Legal Project Management for an Efficient and Sustainable Law Firm

In order to succeed in the current economy and to ensure sustainability, law firms must constantly review and refine the way they conduct business. Although lawyers have likely heard of agile, lean, six sigma, and other technology-driven management systems, Legal Project Management (LPM) has been tailored to the practice of law specifically. So how do...

Oct 22, 2015

Winning Local Search

Most lawyers think about search marketing in a broad way, trying to reach everyone on the internet. But focusing on local search, which involves targeting specific cities, states, and neighborhoods, can have better overall results. This area of marketing is often quite confusing, however. What is local search marketing, how does it affect Google rankings,...

Sep 17, 2015

Being Likeable and Building Relationships in the Legal Profession

Developing a good rapport with clients and trust among your fellow attorneys can lead to better case results, happier clients, and a more pleasurable work environment. Lawyers, and particularly trial attorneys, need to make emotional connections and be persuasive. But, all too often, these essential aspects of practice development are overlooked. So what should introverted...

Aug 18, 2015

The Future of Law Firm Communication: Is Email on the Way Out?

While convenient, email seems to be increasingly a distraction in law firms and most other businesses. Furthermore, email chains about important cases sit in our inboxes next to spam, family interactions, personal information, and more spam. Due to the sheer volume of emails received, lawyers and firm staff often waste time navigating them to find...

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Jared D. Correia, Esq. is the CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, which offers subscription-based law firm business...

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