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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

#185: Acting Like a Law Firm Owner, with Jordan Furlong

8/15/2018
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In this week's episode, Sam talks with Jordan Furlong about the difference between owning a law firm and working for one, and why that may be the single biggest explanation for why some law firms can't seem to get out of their own way.

Duration:00:45:41

#184: Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, with Amy Morin

8/8/2018
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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:00:39:07

#183: Rethinking Substance Abuse & Addiction, with Jeff Glover

8/1/2018
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In this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast, Jeff Glover joins us to talk about substance abuse and addiction—what it is and what treatment looks like. Sam and Jeff move away from the typical black-and-white/AA perspective and talk through some of the sensitivities and stigmas around the subject. They also talk about how lawyers—and anyone else—struggling with abuse and addiction can identify whether they have a problem and get the help they need.

Duration:00:52:33

#182: The State of the Legal Profession, with Hilarie Bass

7/25/2018
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In this episode with Hilarie Bass, we talk about some of issues facing the legal industry in 2018 and how the ABA is responding those issues. We also discuss the ABA’s recent restructuring plan and what the organization could look like in ten years time.

Duration:00:33:46

#181: Legal Bots for Your Law Practice, with Tom Martin

7/18/2018
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In this episode with Tom Martin, we talk about the chatbot fad, and how we are starting to see chatbots being implemented, and not just as gimmicks. Tom helps us understand when you should use a simple form over a chatbot, and how to make room for users to tell their story with these tools.

Duration:00:32:54

#180: Onboarding New Employees, with Ashley Cox

7/11/2018
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In this episode with Ashley Cox, we talk about what onboarding new employees means, why it matters, and what it looks like in a business. If you're interested in hearing more about onboarding and hiring, check out this episode with Ashley from earlier this year: "Podcast #158: Before You Even Think About Hiring Anyone, Listen to This Episode with Ashley Cox."

Duration:00:48:07

#179: From Child Actor to Entertainment Lawyer, with Jeff Cohen

7/4/2018
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In this episode, we sat down with Jeff Cohen—most popularly known for his role as Chunk in “The Goonies” (1985)—and talked about some of the successes, road bumps, and stories (like the time he slept in his law office for a whole year!) from his journey as a child actor to owning a successful entertainment law practice.

Duration:00:36:23

#178: What Millennials Want from Your Law Firm, with Nicole Abboud (Replay)

6/27/2018
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In this week’s episode, we talk with attorney branding specialist Nicole Abboud about the benefits of tailoring your firm to meet the demands of a growing millennial clientele.

Duration:00:43:13

#177: Billing Flat Fees for Unpredictable Cases, with Gabriel Cheong

6/20/2018
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In this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast, Gabriel Cheong talks about billing flat fees in unpredictable cases, like contested divorces. Often seeming impossible to implement in a family law firm, Gabriel shares a few tips on how he makes this client service model function in his firm.

Duration:00:37:35

#176: How to Rehearse for Your Next Oral Argument, with Michael Port

6/13/2018
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In this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast, Michael Port shares seven steps for mapping out your next oral argument. We talk about how to plan your content, when to make meaningful transitions, and how to make the most out of rewriting and rehearsing. Michael Port is a bestselling author of six books, including Book Yourself Solid and Steal the Show, and co-founder of Heroic Public Speaking.

Duration:00:50:40

#175: Getting Organized at Home and Work, with Merlin Mann

6/6/2018
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In this week’s episode with Merlin Mann, we talk about what it means to actually get organized. We discuss the relationship—and conflict—between personal productivity and organizational productivity and how they relate to work-life balance.

Duration:00:41:22

#174: How Lawyers Can Get More from Their iPhones, with David Sparks

5/30/2018
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David Sparks shares ten ways lawyers can get more from their iPhones in this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast. From security hacks to email and notification optimization, David reveals myriad hidden iPhone features every lawyer can use.

Duration:00:45:42

#173: Using Trello in a Law Practice, Jordan Couch

5/23/2018
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In this episode with Jordan Couch, we talk about how he uses Trello in his law firm. Jordan walks us through what his workflow used to look like without Trello, what it looks like now, and how he balances his workflow using Trello and a host of other tools, like Clio.

Duration:00:40:25

#172: Law Firm Profile: MyVirtual.Lawyer, with Brooke Moore

5/16/2018
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In this episode, Brooke Moore gives us a snapshot of her client-centric, virtual law firm. Brooke discusses how she uses automation, the approach she uses to make improvements, and how she measures success with her business model. We also mention a previous podcast episode with Josie Beets, which you listen to here.

Duration:00:39:38

#171: A Law Firm Website Audit Checklist, with Karin Conroy

5/9/2018
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In this episode with Karin Conroy, we talk about the key factors in making your website both functional and effective. From SEO, design, and content tips—this podcast covers everything you need to conduct your very own website audit. We also talk about various website and SEO tools, including Moz.com for SEO tracking, gtmetrix.com to monitor and improve your website's page speed, a WordPress Security Plugin called iThemes Security, a responsiveness checker called the Mobile-Friendly Test...

Duration:00:42:14

#170: What's Stopping Lawyers From Addressing Challenges, with Natalie Kelly

5/2/2018
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In this episode with Natalie Kelly, we discuss some of the roadblocks that are stopping lawyers from addressing challenges in their firms. We also talk about some of the technology solutions that exist, and why some lawyers are hesitant to use those technologies.

Duration:00:44:49

#169: A Recipe for Affordable Legal Services, with Patrick Palace

4/25/2018
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In this episode, we're joined by Patrick Palace to talk about how we—as a profession—can help make legal services affordable to all consumers.

Duration:00:58:34

#168: A New Direction for Lawyerist, with Stephanie Everett

4/18/2018
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In this episode with Stephanie Everett, our Community Director, we talk about the big picture of what we [Lawyerist] are trying to do, how the various pieces like the Scorecard, Insider, and Lab fit in, and what the one-year road map looks like for Lab members.

Duration:00:22:03

#167: 4 Law Firm Improvements, with Lori Gonzalez

4/11/2018
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In this episode, we talk with Lori Gonzalez about how to improve your law firm with the simplest of legal technology tools. We cover Lori's approach to using documentation processes, mailing resources, password managers, and different communication channels to boost productivity and efficiency.

Duration:00:33:20

#166: Conspiracy and Resilience, with Ryan Holiday

4/4/2018
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Ryan Holiday joins us this week to talk about the big takeaways for lawyers from the Gawker-Hulk Hogan lawsuit and how lawyers can learn resilience from modern stoicism.

Duration:00:40:35