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State Bar of Michigan: On Balance Podcast

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.

Apr 12, 2018

The Law Firm Journey: From Survival Mode to Stage One Business

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.

Mar 14, 2018

Overcoming Addiction and Achieving Wellness as a Lawyer

Brian Cuban talks about what you can do about addiction both as a lawyer and as an employer.

Feb 15, 2018

Train Your Employees to Use Technology

Casey Flaherty talks about why investing in proper training is an essential part of investing in new technology.

Jan 16, 2018

Bringing E-filing to Michigan Courts with ImageSoft

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.

Jan 16, 2018

How Lawyers can Harness Social Media

Samantha Meinke talks about how and why lawyers should use social media to improve their practice.

Jan 16, 2018

Bringing Social Media to the Bench

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.

Jan 16, 2018

The Skillsets Involved in Arguing Supreme Court Cases

Justice Kurtis Wilder shares what it’s like to argue cases in the Supreme Court and the different skillsets involved.

Jan 16, 2018

The Tomasik Exoneration Part 2

Takura Nyamfukudza, Mary Chartier, and Dennis and Kim Tomasik about the details of their wrongful imprisonment case.

Jan 16, 2018

The Tomasik Exoneration Part 1

JoAnn Hathaway and Tish Vincent talk to Kris and Marty Tieber, the attorneys who helped reconstruct the Tomasik case and free Dennis Tomasik.

Jan 16, 2018

An Overview of the 2017 NEXT Conference

Samantha Meinke talks about the 2017 Next Conference including what’s new and what opportunities are available for attendees.

Jan 16, 2018

Exploring the Tension Between Lawyers and the Media with ABC’s Dan Abrams

ABC’s Dan Abrams discusses the tension between lawyers and the media, finding unbiased jurors, and how this tension affected the Casey Anthony case.

Jan 16, 2018

Teaser: Introducing the State Bar of Michigan’s “On Balance” Podcast

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.

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JoAnn Hathaway

JoAnn Hathaway is a practice management advisor for the State Bar of Michigan.  She previously worked as a legal...

Tish Vincent

Tish Vincent retired as the Director of Michigan’s LJAP. She is now the Chair of the ABA Commission on...

Molly Ranns

Molly Ranns is program director for the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program at the State Bar of Michigan. Molly...

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