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A weekly podcast about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street. Their conversations with successful lawyers and interesting people cover innovative business models, legal technology, marketing, ethics, starting a law firm, and whenever possible, robots.

A weekly podcast about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street. Their conversations with successful lawyers and interesting people cover innovative business models, legal technology, marketing, ethics, starting a law firm, and whenever possible, robots.
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A weekly podcast about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street. Their conversations with successful lawyers and interesting people cover innovative business models, legal technology, marketing, ethics, starting a law firm, and whenever possible, robots.

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English


Episodes

#246: Small Firm Profile, with Justie Nicol

10/17/2019
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In this episode with Justie Nicol, we talk about her transition from a solo to small firm, KPI’s, and her Harry Potter-style House Cup system.

Duration:00:35:38

#245: The One Thing, with Geoff Woods

10/10/2019
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In this episode with Geoff Woods, we talk about what the ONE thing means, why we shouldn’t focus on more than one thing, how to pick a “thing”, and how to overcome the challenges along the way.

Duration:00:43:20

#244: Tech Savvier Lawyers, with Adriana Linares

10/3/2019
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In this episode with Adriana Linares, we talk about how lawyers can “level up” their tech savviness. We talk about transitioning to the cloud, dropbox versus document management, basic automation, and outsourcing simple tasks to make work and life easier.

Duration:00:47:20

#243: Audience, Attention, and SEO, with Rand Fishkin

9/26/2019
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In this episode with Rand Fishkin, we talk about Moz, Rand’s book, Lost and Founder, and SparkToro. We go back to the basics about SEO on this podcast, and also discuss how most law firms are bootstrapped and how firms should think about structure services in the age of Uber and Amazon. Lastly, we dive into the difference between having an audience versus retaining attention.

Duration:00:42:56

#242: Brave, Not Perfect, with Reshma Saujani

9/19/2019
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In this episode with Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code and author of Brave, Not Perfect, we talk about the importance of reframing the messages society delivers to girls and women.

Duration:00:35:07

#241: The Small Firm Roadmap, with Stephanie Everett

9/12/2019
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In this episode with Stephanie Everett, we talk about our new book, The Small Firm Roadmap and why we wrote it. This podcast outlines major points from the book including why law practice is broken and how we can create successful, future-oriented small and solo law firms.

Duration:00:39:25

#240: Law in Context, with Larry Lessig

9/5/2019
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In this episode with Larry Lessig, we talk about law and context. Larry shares with us the two phases of his work: intellectual property and its impact on culture, and then his focus on political reform with Change Congress, Mayday PAC, Rootstrikers and his presidential campaign. We dive into Larry’s book, Fidelity and Constraint, and how it can help lawyers think about how the Supreme Court decides cases. Lastly, we ask Larry about his fairy novel style of doing slideshow presentations.

Duration:00:45:38

#239: Radical Candor, Lawyers & Clients, with Jason Rosoff

8/29/2019
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On this week's Lawyerist podcast, Sam Glover talks with Jason Rosoff about how to become a better leader and manager by using radical candor. Jason shares how to care personally and challenge directly to break the barrier between employees, clients, and customers to create real, human relationships and a thriving workplace environment.

Duration:00:36:37

#238: What You Should’ve Learned in Law School, , with Neil Tyra

8/22/2019
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In this episode with Neil Tyra, we talk about the difference between being an entrepreneur and being a lawyer, all the things they didn’t teach you in law school, and some of the mistakes Neil made along the way in his own practice that helped him grow. We also talk about real estate planning, the future prospects of that practice area, and Neil’s own podcast, The Law Entrepreneur podcast.

Duration:00:39:39

#237: Scaling While Solo, with Erin Gerstenzang

8/15/2019
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In this episode with criminal defense lawyer Erin Gerstenzang, we talk about how her firm has evolved since the last time she was on the podcast two years ago. Erin fills us in on her vision, what success looks like for scaling, and what is working versus what is not.

Duration:00:49:23

#236: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law, with Haben Girma

8/8/2019
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In this episode with Haben Girma, we talk about her new book The Deaflind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law. We also talk about the state of accessibility and what barriers we still need to remove, the theme of “exclusion” in Haben’s book, and how to change the ableist mindset.

Duration:00:35:13

#235: Storytelling, with Matthew Dicks

8/1/2019
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In this episode with Matthew Dicks, we talk about storytelling, and why it’s an important skill to learn in business. Matthew shares tips for better storytelling, how to approach storytelling as a lawyer, and how it can help lawyers teach witnesses how to tell better stories on the stand.

Duration:00:42:08

#234: Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, with Amy Morin

7/25/2019
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In this week’s episode with Amy Morin, we talk about what it means to be mentally strong and the steps it takes to get there. Some key points we cover are finding independence and resilience, practicing optimism, and learning how to think, feel, and behave as someone who is mentally strong.

Duration:00:32:03

#233: Giving Gifts to Build Your Business, with John Ruhlin

7/18/2019
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In this episode with John Ruhlin, we talk about the overall theory of gift giving, including when to give and how much, the ethics of giving, what makes a good gift for your clients, and lastly, what makes a shitty gift.

Duration:00:49:09

#232: Training the Lawyers of the Future at Emory Law, with Nicole Morris

7/11/2019
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In this episode with Nicole Morris, we talk about the Ti:GER program, what it is, how it works, and how it helps law students after graduation. Nicole shares the vision that the Ti:GER program is designed to help prepare students for and the unique skills the program gives law students that other lawyers might not have.

Duration:00:44:58

#231: Creating Micro-Experiences for Your Clients, with Stephanie Everett

7/3/2019
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In this episode with Stephanie Everett, we talk about a few ways you can create micro-experiences for your clients. We cover retainers, graphics and video, and drafting briefs all as ways you can offer your unique value proposition and personal touch to win with your clients.

Duration:00:34:15

#230: Podcasting as a Marketing Tactic, with Megan Zavieh

6/26/2019
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In this episode with Megan Zavieh, we check in on The Playbook as well talk about her content marketing strategies, including her own podcast is going. Megan shares advice for lawyers thinking about starting podcasts, and a few tips about what has worked in her marketing plan and what hasn’t.

Duration:00:32:55

#229: Small Firm Profile: Daily General Counsel, with Jan Glassmann

6/19/2019
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In this episode with Jan Glassman, we talk about her law firm business model, her flexible service options, and what challenges she has faced growing a law firm focused on social impact and innovation.

Duration:00:45:26

#228: The Real Access-to-Justice Problem and How We Might Solve It, with Rebecca Sandefur

6/12/2019
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In this episode with Rebecca Sandefur, we talk about why people rarely turn to lawyers or courts for assistance with their problems, how to properly educate civilians on obtaining legal help, and what role small and solo firm lawyers play in the solution.

Duration:00:47:49

#227: The State of Legal Blogging & Podcasting, with Bob Ambrogi

6/5/2019
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In this episode with Bob Ambrogi, we talk about the state of legal blogging and podcasting in 2019 and whether or not blogging and podcasting can still be influential. Bob also shares advice for new legal bloggers and podcasters.

Duration:00:50:27