The State Bar of Michigan podcast series, On Balance, features a diversified array of legal thought leaders. Hosted by JoAnn Hathaway of the bar’s Practice Management Resource Center and Molly Ranns of the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program at the State Bar of Michigan, the series focuses on the need for interplay between practice management and lawyer-wellness for a thriving law practice.
Shawn Healy talks about depression in the legal profession and why it’s so common. He also offers tips on ways to address depression before it reaches a crisis point.
Andrew Elowitt explains the type of qualities that will make someone a successful law firm manager.
Patrick Krill talks about dealing with anxiety and substance abuse within the legal profession. He includes relevant studies and resources for both lawyers and employers that help cultivate wellbeing in the workplace.
Lea Ann Sterling discusses her experience establishing a successful law firm before practice management tools became popular, the importance of getting advice from reliable experts about technology and bookkeeping and how to find such help.
Brian Cuban talks about what you can do about addiction both as a lawyer and as an employer.
Casey Flaherty talks about why investing in proper training is an essential part of investing in new technology.
Mary Roush and David Leasure discuss the statewide e-filing initiative that the state is working on with ImageSoft in order to bring e-filing to the Michigan Courts.
Samantha Meinke talks about how and why lawyers should use social media to improve their practice.
Justice McCormack discusses the benefits to judges using social media including communicating with other judges across the state and effectively sharing information with the public.
Justice Kurtis Wilder shares what it’s like to argue cases in the Supreme Court and the different skillsets involved.
Takura Nyamfukudza, Mary Chartier, and Dennis and Kim Tomasik about the details of their wrongful imprisonment case.
JoAnn Hathaway and Tish Vincent talk to Kris and Marty Tieber, the attorneys who helped reconstruct the Tomasik case and free Dennis Tomasik.
Samantha Meinke talks about the 2017 Next Conference including what’s new and what opportunities are available for attendees.
ABC’s Dan Abrams discusses the tension between lawyers and the media, finding unbiased jurors, and how this tension affected the Casey Anthony case.
Janet Welch helps Tish Vincent and JoAnn Hathaway introduce “On Balance,” which premieres this week on Legal Talk Network and delivers useful and entertaining ideas on managing life as a lawyer.
JoAnn Hathaway is a practice management advisor for the State Bar of Michigan. She previously worked as a legal...
Tish Vincent retired as the Director of Michigan’s LJAP. She is now the Chair of the ABA Commission on...
Molly Ranns is program director for the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program at the State Bar of Michigan. Molly...
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