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Lawyerpreneur is the podcast where we discuss the alternate paths that allow lawyers to engage their entrepreneurial spirits and distinguish themselves from others. Lawyerpreneur is about encouraging you to ​explore your entrepreneurialism ​and ​creativity both within and outside of your law practice, because being a lawyer doesn't have to mean doing business as usual. ​​​​​​Do you envision yourself as a lawyer-entrepreneur? Or just want to be inspired by others who are? Then this is the show for you.

Lawyerpreneur is the podcast where we discuss the alternate paths that allow lawyers to engage their entrepreneurial spirits and distinguish themselves from others. Lawyerpreneur is about encouraging you to ​explore your entrepreneurialism ​and ​creativity both within and outside of your law practice, because being a lawyer doesn't have to mean doing business as usual. ​​​​​​Do you envision yourself as a lawyer-entrepreneur? Or just want to be inspired by others who are? Then this is the show for you.

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United States

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Lawyerpreneur is the podcast where we discuss the alternate paths that allow lawyers to engage their entrepreneurial spirits and distinguish themselves from others. Lawyerpreneur is about encouraging you to ​explore your entrepreneurialism ​and ​creativity both within and outside of your law practice, because being a lawyer doesn't have to mean doing business as usual. ​​​​​​Do you envision yourself as a lawyer-entrepreneur? Or just want to be inspired by others who are? Then this is the show for you.

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@richterjw

Language:

English


Episodes

Show Your Personality and Exhibit Your Expertise with Robert Ingalls

7/15/2021
In the past 18 months, we keep hearing that "everyone has a podcast now." It's become a running joke as hundreds, possibly thousands, of podcasts have been born out of a global pandemic. Most have since gone comatose, but others has continued on. Robert Ingalls, founder of LawPods, is encouraged by the continued prevalence and popularity of podcasts. He sees podcasts as a way for lawyers and firms to give clients and potential clients a look behind the curtain. It enables clients to get to...

Duration:00:36:34

Advocacy, Business Ownership, and Bagels Shops with Beth George

6/10/2021
Episode 47 of Lawyerpreneur starts off a little differently than most. Beth starts off asking me about my work, which I tell her about. And if you've been listening for any length of time, you may have heard before. But it leads us right into her work as a lawyer and what she has been doing outside of law practice. I hope you enjoy this interview that touches on everything from food science to creativity and finding fulfillment within a career. While Beth George hasn't entirely left the...

Duration:00:48:02

Turning the Tables with Lisa M. Lilly and J. W. Judge

6/4/2021
In this newest episode of Lawyerpreneur, Lisa M. Lilly (previously on Episode 19) returns to the podcast to interview me in my role as J. W. Judge, author of the new dark fantasy novel Vulcan Rising. In this role reversal interview, Lilly asks me about my writing process, my inspiration for the novel, and why I chose to write fiction under a pen name. Learn more about Lisa either by listening to Episode 19 or by going to her website lisalilly.com. Find out more about my fiction writing at...

Duration:00:33:42

Challenge Your Self-Doubt to Achieve Your Ambitions with Angela Han

5/6/2021
Despite the limiting beliefs and self doubts she was experiencing, Angela Han gave herself permission to start a business that she felt compelled to start. In Episode 46 of Lawyerpreneur, listen to Angela talk about why ambition isn't greedy, giving yourself the freedom to pursue opportunities, and how relying on a business coach's belief in the right choice for content creation contributed to her success. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/lawyerpreneur)

Duration:00:38:14

Developing Solutions to Unprecedented Problems with Tahmina Watson

4/22/2021
Tahmina Watson is the founder of Watson Immigration Law in Seattle. She is the author of the books, The Startup Visa and Legal Heroes in the Trump Era. Tahmina is one of the founders of the legal network, Airport Lawyer. You can also find her on her podcast, Tahmina Talks Immigration, and on her weekly column for Above the Law. Tahmina Watson is both an immigrant to the United States and an immigration lawyer. And as you might expect, there is some correlation between those things. Tahmina...

Duration:01:05:33

Defying Expectations in Search of Fulfillment with David Lat

4/1/2021
In Episode 44 of Lawyerpreneur, David Lat and I talk about the early days of Underneath Their Robes, the predecessor to Above the Law. He tells the story of why he decided to come out from behind his anonymity, and how that led to Above the Law. David tells us what he's most proud of ATL having accomplished. We also discuss his motivations for these endeavors, David's view of himself as a creative person, his state of his recovery from COVD-19, and what's next. Support the show...

Duration:00:31:23

Distinguish the Value of Your Services with Amanda Doucette

3/18/2021
In Episode 43 of Lawyerpreneur, Amanda Doucette (who blogs and podcasts about tax issues under the title, "The Tax Chick") joins me to discuss a number of topics. One of her focuses in her law practice is distinguishing the value of her services to her clients -- what does that mean and how do you do it? We talk about the transformative experience Amanda has had in working with a business coach. As has been a running theme through a number of recent interviews, we talking about the...

Duration:00:32:39

Laying a Foundation for Effective Processes and Communication

3/11/2021
In Episode 42 of Lawyerpreneur, Damien Black and I discuss laying the foundation for effective processes and communication, the importance of delegating tasks, the value of early and effective case evaluation, and building a book of business. This is the second of two episodes of Lawyerpreneur that features me as the interviewee. This episode first aired on Litera TV's program "Inside the Firm" in December 2020. You also can watch the interview on Litera's YouTube channel. Support the show...

Duration:00:33:25

Personal Branding for Professional Development with Lisa Lang

2/25/2021
In Lawyerpreneur Episode 41, Lisa Lang and I discuss why it’s important for in-house lawyers to continue to develop their personal brand. Lisa talks about the value to in-house counsel to see the marketing and branding that outside counsel and vendors are doing. We talk about how the business relationships that are formed marketing, personal branding, and business communities can evolve into personal relationships. We discuss the opportunities that branding and marketing give you to...

Duration:00:40:02

Level Up Your Law Practice with an Abundance Mindset

2/18/2021
In Episode 40 of Lawyerpreneur, Damien Black and I discuss a smattering of topics that I wrote about in Level Up Your Law Practice, including abundance mindset v. scarcity mindset, approaching a healthy mindset with intentionality, facing your fear of rejection, and attempting to establish boundaries for a functional work-life balance. This is the first of two episodes of Lawyerpreneur that feature me as the interviewee. This episode first aired on Litera TV's program "Inside the Firm" in...

Duration:00:33:01

Implementing Effective Crankiness with Steven Joseph

2/11/2021
Even the most well-intentioned of us get cranky sometimes. It's one of life's inevitabilities. But there may be ways to corral and manage our crankiness that give it a kind of usefulness. Steven Joseph has developed the CrankaTsuris method that guides us toward a more effective version of crankiness. In Episode 39 of Lawyerpreneur, Steven Joseph and I discuss his children's book Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris, in which he introduces the effects of too much complaining. He...

Duration:00:33:16

Steven Joseph Preview: Running, Writing, and Creativity

2/7/2021
Before our official recording session started, Steven Joseph and I talked about the relationships between running, writing, and creativity. I'm sharing it with you as a preview of the great conversation Steve and I had that will air later in the week. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/lawyerpreneur)

Duration:00:03:28

Writing Literary Thrillers Steeped in Southern Culture with John Hart

2/4/2021
In Episode 38 of Lawyerpreneur, John Hart talks about how the depth of storytelling culture in the South has been integral to his writing. He tells the story of bailing on his criminal law practice to give himself the opportunity to write a successful novel and the path that led to his first published novel, The King of Lies, making the New York Times bestseller list. John Hart discusses how being a criminal defense lawyer played an important role in his understanding of crime and society,...

Duration:00:39:02

Increasing Your Likelihood of Success with Barbara Hinske

1/28/2021
In Episode 37 of Lawyerpreneur, Barbara Hinske and I have a great conversation covering a broad range of topics. We start with how recovering from breaking her neck led to the launch of her author career. Hinske talks about why she first decided to write under a pen name, which is a relevant conversation for many lawyers who are pursuing side hustles. Barbara Hinske shares how her book Guiding Emily has enabled to help those in the blind community. We also discuss how networking with...

Duration:00:37:53

Take Control and Live with Purpose with Natasha Hazlett

1/21/2021
In Episode 36 of Lawyerpreneur, Natasha Hazlett and I discuss several of the themes of her inspiring business self-help book, Unstoppable Influence. Natasha is a former Memphis lawyer who has built a successful Nashville-based, business coaching enterprise with her husband. In my favorite parts of our conversation, Natasha shares the genesis of her transition from being a lawyer at a firm to founding an internet business; living on purpose and with purpose; and being the co-creator of your...

Duration:00:30:17

The Year That Was and the Year That Is

1/14/2021
In Episode 35, I talk about the goals that I achieved in 2020 and those that I failed to achieve. I discuss accomplishments that I had counted on. And I look ahead to my goals and what I want to accomplish in 2021. Links from the show: CLAW AllianceBecki Lee's Do You Draw Pictures?Scarlet Oak PressJ. W. Judge'sVulcan RisingSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/lawyerpreneur)

Duration:00:18:30

Intellectual Property Issues for Entrepreneurs with Becki C. Lee

1/6/2021
In Episode 34 of Lawyerpreneur, Becki C. Lee returns to walk us through the common trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property issues that entrepreneurs might encounter when launching their businesses. It turns into an episode in which we discover all the things I did incorrectly as I launched my various side hustles. Becki was previously on Episode 27, in which we discussed her children's book about intellectual property, Do You Draw Pictures? In this episode, we also discuss...

Duration:00:37:20

Setting Expectations and Delivering on Them with Patricia Baxter

12/17/2020
In Episode 33 of Lawyerpreneur, Patricia Baxter and I talk about the importance of setting client's expectations for how you will work together and how that works to the benefit of both you and your clients. We talk about Baxter's podcast "The Defense Never Rests" and the new book she colloborated on, #Networked, in which 20 women talk about their careers and the relationships they forged during a pandemic. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/lawyerpreneur)

Duration:00:39:34

Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable with Mark Bassingthwaighte

12/10/2020
A short stint in private practice left Mark Bassingthwaighte feeling unfulfilled. So he pursued an opportunity that has turned into a career in risk management at ALPS Insurance, which has given him the chance to write expensively, develop his public speaking skills, and even get into screenwriting. But more importantly he has adopted a mindset to put himself in uncomfortable positions, because that's where we stretch ourselves and grow. Before I interviewed Mark on Lawyerpreneur, he...

Duration:00:26:58

Jumping into an Opportunity with Both Feet with Haley Altman

11/19/2020
Haley Altman had just become an equity partner at her firm when she announced to her husband that she was resigning to pursue an opportunity that she knew she'd regret passing up. In one of my favorite interviews yet, Haley Altman talks about her transition from a law practice to the CEO of a startup. [Note: We had some audio difficulties in recording, so there may be a bit of wonkiness with volume levels. But I think I ironed most of it out.] Support the show...

Duration:00:41:52