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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 31, 2022

Margaret Atwood and Matthew Gibson discuss the LongPen, Originalism, and More

Yes, that Margaret Atwood—famous author of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and tons more, is really here on The Legal Toolkit!  But first, Jared chats with Matthew Gibson about how innovations involving video, audio...

May 18, 2022

The Big 4 Softwares Tools You Need; and Having Fun with Your Marketing Plan, with Cady Darago

Half-assed marketing plans not really working for you? Jared’s got Cady Darago here to nudge (or shove, nicely, if needed) you in the direction you actually need to go. They chat about...

May 4, 2022

Alternative Careers for Lawyers, with Lauren Fernandez; and “The All-Out Artery Clogger”

Jared chats with Lauren Fernandez about her experiences moving from a career as a practicing lawyer to a business owner and entrepreneur in the restaurant industry. For lawyers looking for a change,...

Apr 19, 2022

Honing Your Online Presence; Really Honing Your Online Presence; and “Lance-A-Lot”

Every single referral you get is going to google you before they give you a call, so… what will they find? If you’re not sure, that’s a problem. Jared says it’s time...

Apr 5, 2022

“Harold and Maude”; Newsletter Magic with Shaun Buck; and “Idaho? YOUdaho!”

Ever wanted to watch a dark, oddball love story about a death-obsessed couple with a 60-year age gap? Jared’s got just the thing! The 1971 film, “Harold and Maude” is a cult...

Mar 15, 2022

Outsourcing—Do It!; Content Production with a Professional Writer; and “The Town”

If you’re not outsourcing, you’re hurting your bottom line; Jared chats elevated content creation with Mike Feldman; and the guys and their wives talk townie culture for the Rump Roast!

Mar 1, 2022

The Best Show on TV; How to Contract with Laura Frederick; and “Legal Toolkit Trivia” with Jane Kuhuk

“Bluey” dad, Bandit, is Jared’s spirit animal; Laura shares her love of legal contracts; and longtime listener Jane tests her knowledge of obscure Legal Toolkit facts.

Feb 15, 2022

Delegating Law Firm Workflows; and “Live From the Playroom” with Erinn Peet Lukes!

Jared’s got tons of workflow pointers for busy lawyers, and, for something entirely different, he welcomes musical guest Erinn Peet Lukes for some talk and tunes.

Feb 1, 2022

Perfect Albums Vol. 1; Modern Legal Journalism; and Simpsons Trivia with Joe Patrice

Uncle Tupelo’s “Anodyne”; legal journalism with Joe Patrice; and, does Jared know anything about “The Simpsons?"

Jan 19, 2022

Laptop+Water; Incremental Resolutions; and “Sh!t Yoopers Say”

Jared’s how-to on avoiding a data catastrophe if you ruin your laptop; rethinking resolutions with Molly Ranns; and an examination of Michigan’s upper peninsula phraseology.

Dec 28, 2021

The Legal Toolkit Holiday Edition!

Jared and his audio team celebrate the holidays in true Legal Toolkit style.

Dec 14, 2021

Who Broke Up The Beatles?; Online Networking; and “Creative Team-Building”

No, Yoko Ono didn’t break up The Beatles; Jason Chan shares ways to up your online networking game; and Jared asks Jason to rate a variety of unique team-building exercises.

Nov 30, 2021

Fast Food For Thought; Modern Legal Ethics; and What Would Florida Man Do? – Holiday Edition

Jared tells us to be more efficient (and eat a McRib); Mark C. Palmer educates us on today’s legal ethics; and, together they look at some holiday-themed “Florida Man” news stories.

Nov 16, 2021

Quantum Leap; Why Does LinkedIn Matter?; and Correia Family Stories with Jared’s Mom!

Jared tells us all why we should go watch Quantum Leap; Terri Teague tells us how to make the most out of LinkedIn; and Jared’s Mom joins the show for a Correia...

Nov 2, 2021

Scooby Doo; Frightening Things Lawyers Do; and “The Magic of Folklore”

Jared talks about his Scooby Doo underoos; Joyce Brafford shares “scary” legal practice mistakes; and, together, they discuss a variety of the legendary creatures of cryptozoology.

Oct 19, 2021

Time Sucks; The Prosecutors Podcast; and “Direct Examination”

Jared ponders whether time management should be a “you do you” type of thing, and Alice and Brett of The Prosecutors Podcast talk through their approach to busy schedules and the growing...

Oct 5, 2021

Norm Macdonald; Niche Legal Practice; and “Chicago vs. Kansas City”

Jared pays his respects to the Norm Macdonald; Stanley Tate schools us on the perks of niche law; and, together, they talk through the best things Chicago and Kansas City have to...

Sep 21, 2021

Your Intake Mistakes; Leveraging Modern Phone Systems; and “Kiwi Colloquialisms”

Jared ridicules your intake process; Chelsea Aitken tells you how to get the most out of your phone system; and, together, they take a look at some of New Zealand’s finest slang.

Aug 24, 2021

Narnia Kicks Ass; eDiscovery 101; and “The Heat Index”

Jared pontificates on Narnia; Shree Sharma gives an up-to-date eDiscovery primer; and Jared brings the HEAT in this episode’s Rump Roast!

Aug 10, 2021

Weird Ken Burns; Benefits of Podcasting; and “Shitty Olympic Events”

Jared cautions against getting Ken Burns’ autograph; Steve Fretzin offers advice for starting a podcast; and, together, they ponder some of the less-than-cool Olympic events.

Jul 27, 2021

The Robot “Takeover”; Law Firm Productivity; and “Balls Deep”

No, robots aren’t going to replace you; Mat Rotenberg offers up productivity wisdom; and Jared quizzes Mat on a variety of... um, balls.

Jul 13, 2021

Document Management; Kara Vaval’s Unconventional Legal Career; and “What Would ‘Florida Man’ Do?”

It’s OK to store files in a shed by the river, right?; Kara Vaval shares how quitting law to sell Mary Kay led her to become a better lawyer than ever; and...

Jun 29, 2021

Growing Up Quickly; Law Firm Spring Cleaning; and “How Minnesota is That”

Jared recalls childhood trauma; Jess Birken shares tips for "spring cleaning" your law firm; and Jared and Jess try to put a finger on what makes Minnesota so unique.

Jun 15, 2021

Authenticity; Marketing the Real You; and Darian Kovacs’ Marketing Jam Podcast

Jared Correia and Darian Kovacs chat it up on authenticity, creative online marketing, podcasting, and more.

Jun 1, 2021

Aliens!; Why Law Firms Should Focus on Selling; and “Samesies”

Jared Correia ponders UFOs, aliens, and massive government cover-ups, and chats with Erik Bermudez about why you shouldn’t shy away from sales in your law firm.

May 18, 2021

Remote-Friendly Networking; Pro Rainmaking Tips; and “Three Answers”

Rainmaking trainer and coach Jaimie Field shares tactics for growing your law firm’s business, even in the midst of the pandemic.

May 4, 2021

Warren Zevon; Financial Management Best Practices; and “Number One Fan”

Jared Correia explores the life and times of Warren Zevon and then brings on Brooke Lively to demystify financial management for law firms.

Apr 20, 2021

The Bar is Low…Might as Well Improve Your Law Firm!; Pandemic-Era Talent Acquisition; and the Rump Roast: the Return of Correia Family Stories

Hire like a pro with tips from Ron Godier! And, stick around for the Rump Roast, where Patrick Correia reveals what it was like to have Jared for a big brother.

Apr 6, 2021

Larry Bird Stories; Getting the Reputation You Deserve; and the Rump Roast: The Gritty Origin Story

Jared Correia still hates the Lakers, and Shawn Hill joins for a chat on how online reviews can help you build a better reputation for your law firm.

Mar 23, 2021

Saying “NonLawyer” Isn’t Cool Anymore; Finding Fulfillment in Your Work; and the “Stick or Quit” Rump Roast!

Jared’s going to lose it if you keep saying “nonlawyer”, and, later, he and Toya Gavin chat about what lawyers should do if they feel discouraged in their work.

Mar 9, 2021

Why Sackboy is Super Dope; How AI Makes State Court Data Accessible; and the “Three Questions” Rump Roast

Welp, burlap sacks might be cool now. Oh, and Jared Correia talks trends in AI and legal research with Trellis CEO Nicole Clark!

Feb 23, 2021

The “Cat Lawyer” Buzzkill, Unusual Legal Marketing, and the Rump Roast: Game of Life 

Jared Correia ruins the “cat lawyer” fun and chats with Chad Sands about harnessing creativity and uniqueness for better law firm marketing.

Feb 9, 2021

Six Reasons WandaVision is Super Cool, 5-Star Customer Service Tips, and the Rump Roast: “Defining” Moments

Jared Correia tells us why WandaVision is the best superhero show ever and John Strohmeyer tells us how to have the best customer service ever — a win-win!

Jan 26, 2021

Sounding as Classy as Jared; the Upside of Single-Provider Legal Tech; and A Correia Family History Rump Roast

Jared Correia shares tips for upping your audio quality and chats with Sarah Schaaf about legal tech trends and the benefits of keeping all your tech under one roof.

Jan 12, 2021

Jim Carrey Should’ve Won an Oscar, Making Virtual Conferences Better, and the Rump Roast: Celebrity Nicknames

Jared Correia dishes on Jim Carrey’s greatest roles and chats with Melissa Rogozinski about how to enhance the virtual conference experience.

Dec 22, 2020

Moneyball Your Law Firm, Thought Leadership For the Win, and the Rump Roast: “Yacht or Nyacht?”

Jared Correia welcomes Jay Harrington to discuss what it means to be a thought leader in the legal marketplace.

Dec 8, 2020

Peculiar Pandemic Purchases, the Legendary Bob Ambrogi, and Our Spotify Contest-Winner Rump Roast

Jared Correia is joined by renowned journalist and lawyer Bob Ambrogi to talk through legal tech trends in 2020.

Nov 24, 2020

The Unkillable Billable Hour, Productizing Legal Services, and the Rump Roast: Double Jeopardy!

Jared Correia hashes out what it means to productize legal services in your law firm with Dorna Moini, CEO of Documate–winner of Clio’s 2020 Launch//Code Competition.

Nov 10, 2020

Everybody Likes Tom Petty, Your Client-Generating Machine, and the Rump Roast: Portland Edition

Jared Correia ponders whether anyone could actually not like Tom Petty (gasp!) and learns how Megan Hargroder uses storytelling to help lawyers build engaging websites clients love.

Oct 27, 2020

Branding Your Firm, Tools and Tactics To Up Your Marketing, and the “Name Game”

Jared welcomes Gyi Tsakalakis of AttorneySync to the first episode of the new Legal Toolkit. Hear why firms need better branding and discover the best marketing tools for your practice.

Oct 16, 2020

Bar-pocalypse! – Bar Prep and Exams in the Midst of COVID Complications

Crushendo CEO Adam Balinski gives an overview of the many challenges and changes in bar prep and exams throughout the pandemic.

Sep 29, 2020

The Benefits of Lawyer Coaching: Making the Most of Career Transitions

Stephen Seckler describes how coaching can help lawyers build their practice and have greater career satisfaction.

Sep 15, 2020

What Lawyers Don’t (But Should!) Know About the Business of Law

Scott Brennan of Lexicon discusses tactics for increasing profits at your law firm.

Aug 18, 2020

Running Behind: The Real Reasons Lawyers Suffer From Inefficiency in Legal Practice

Tucker Cottingham reveals the ‘why’ behind common inefficiencies in legal practice.

Jul 31, 2020

PPP Loans and the CARES Act

Steven Lando, a CPA and tax partner at Anchin, explains the ins and outs of PPP loans for legal professionals.

Jul 21, 2020

Pro Tips for Managing Your Newly Distributed Workforce

Timothy Bowers offers insights from his many years of successful virtual legal practice.

Jul 7, 2020

Understanding Loneliness During COVID-19

J.W. Freiberg shares insights from his book, “Surrounded by Others and Yet So Alone: A Lawyer’s Case Stories of Love, Loneliness, and Litigation.”

Jun 23, 2020

The State of Workers’ Rights Today

Sam Pond shares his insights on the challenges faced by today’s workers.

Jun 9, 2020

How to Get Press Coverage for Your Law Firm

Janet Falk offers tips and tricks for building your firm’s relationship with the media.

May 19, 2020

Ultimate Price: The Value We Place on Life

Howard Friedman explains the ways systems calculate the value of human lives and how this impacts our society as a whole.

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