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Episodes

Disappearance of Rural Lawyers with Mark Palmer [LGE 099]

2/11/2020
Mark Palmer, Chief Counsel in the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (also known as 2Civility), sat down with Megan at Clio Con 2019 to talk about the disappearing rural lawyer. We know that there is a massive access to justice problem, but one aspect of this problem we do not hear so much about is the shortage of lawyers in rural areas of the country. There are large geographic expanses with zero or only a handful of lawyers. Mark and Megan talk about the problem and what...

Duration:00:23:21

Importance of Law Firm Culture with Jordan Couch [LGE 098]

2/4/2020
What is a law firm’s culture? It does not have to be any one thing, any stereotype, or inspired by a movie. Every firm has a culture, even if it has not been consciously identified and cultivated. In this episode, Megan talks with Jordan Couch at Clio Con 2019 about his role as Cultural Ambassador at Palace Law, what it means to have an intentional law firm culture, and how to bring your firm’s values to light. Guest Info: Jordan Couch on Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter Jordan's Email:...

Duration:00:22:25

Authenticity in Lawyering with Shreya Ley [LGE 097]

1/28/2020
Lawyers often hide their real selves behind their lawyer personas, but Shreya Ley and her husband Colin have built their practice largely on the premise that the shield can be dropped and we can be our real selves at work, in marketing, and with clients. At Clio Con 2019, they presented together on this topic, and Shreya visited with Megan to talk about what it means to be authentic in lawyering, how to take the perceived risk of letting your guard down, and the incredible...

Duration:00:19:07

DUI Roadmaps: Digital Products for Lawyers with Erin Gerstenzang [LGE 096]

1/21/2020
Consumer-facing digital legal products assist self-represented consumers, but lawyers need education and guidance too. Frequent guest and contributor Erin Gerstenzang is an accomplished trial lawyer, and in this episode she and Megan talk digital legal products designed to train other lawyers on specialized areas. Erin has recently launched DUI Roadmaps, which is an online course and tool for DUI lawyers around the country to prepare for trial. She and Megan talk about how providing...

Duration:00:33:23

Super Powered Admins for Lawyers with Lori Gonzalez [LGE095]

1/14/2020
Lori Gonzalez, founder of Rayna Corp., knows more than a thing or two about supporting lawyers. Her business’s purpose is to bring admin superpowers to law firms around the country. At Clio Con 2019, Lori spoke about utilizing administrative superpowers to make your practice better. In this episode, she visited with Megan to talk about her presentation and what a super powered admin can do for any solo or small firm lawyer. Resources Mentioned: Lori on Lawyers Gone Ethical Episode 26 Clio...

Duration:00:25:38

2020 Service Planning with John Strohmeyer [LGE 094]

1/7/2020
It is quite clear that lawyers could use some work on client service. In our last episode, we talked about the Clio Legal Trends Report, which made that abundantly clear. In this episode, Megan sits down at Clio Con 2019 with John Strohmeyer to talk about how lawyers can plan to better serve clients in 2020. Resources Mentioned: Lawyers Gone Ethical Episode 65 Five Star Counsel Guest Info: John Strohmeyer – Website and LinkedIn Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the...

Duration:00:21:09

Using Data to Plan 2020 with Clio's George Psiharis [LGE 093]

12/31/2019
Lawyers as a profession are pretty bad about using data, but it is extremely powerful. Clio recognizes this fact and creates the Legal Trends Report each year to highlight trends in the profession. This year’s report had some interesting insights, some of which confirm what lawyers already believe and some which challenge our beliefs. The report’s chief architect, George Psiharis, visited with Megan at Clio Con 2019 to talk about it. Resources Mentioned: Clio's 2019 Legal Trends...

Duration:00:17:32

Merry Automated Christmas! [LGE 092]

12/24/2019
Automation can make a practice run much more smoothly, giving you peace of mind, fewer errors, and fewer hours of work. In this Christmas episode, Megan runs through some ideas for how you can introduce automation to your practice. Resources Mentioned: Zapier Acuity JotForm Campaign Monitor Clio Dropbox Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If you enjoyed this episode, please...

Duration:00:18:26

Advocacy in the Public Forum with Ruby Powers [LGE 091]

12/17/2019
Immigration lawyer and Congressional candidate Ruby Powers talks about using the power of the public forum in advocating for clients. Guest Info: Ruby Powers: Ruby's Law Firm Ruby's Campaign Ruby on Twitter Ruby on Instagram Ruby on Facebook Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If you enjoyed this episode, please help me get the word out about this podcast. Rate and Review...

Duration:00:24:44

Emotional Lawyering with Erin and Jennifer Gerstenzang [LGE 090]

12/10/2019
"Emotional Lawyering" - Should lawyers think more critically about responding to their client's pain points and focusing on their emotional needs and how do you do it? Hello Divorce Guest Info: Guest Host Erin Gerstenzang – Website and Twitter Jennifer Gerstenzang - Twitter Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If you enjoyed this episode, please help me get the word out about...

Duration:00:19:59

What Can I Do With a Law Degree? with Nicole Abboud [LGE 089]

12/3/2019
Nicole Abboud, known to audiences as the host of the Gen Y Lawyer Podcast, has launched a varied career since graduating from law school. Speaker, podcast host, video personality, blogger, media producer, motivational guru, there are many titles Megan would give her. At Clio Con 2019, Nicole sat down with Megan to talk about her own career and what lawyers who find themselves not loving the practice of law might do with their legal training. Guest Info: Abboud Media Website Nicole's...

Duration:00:22:25

Catching up With Mark Britton at Clio Con 2019 [LGE 088]

11/26/2019
Megan and Mark Britton sat down at Clio Cloud Conference 2019 to talk about the future of law, legal regulatory changes, what Mark has been up to since leaving Avvo, and what is next for Mark. Resources Mentioned: 2019 Clio Legal Trends Report Guest Info: Mark Britton on LinkedIn Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If you enjoyed this episode, please help me get the word out...

Duration:00:16:12

Grateful for Lawyers: A Thanksgiving Episode [LGE 087]

11/19/2019
Thanksgiving is Megan's favorite holiday, and in this special episode she discusses gratitude for lawyers, happy lawyer stories, and why she is grateful for the lawyers in her life. Resources Mentioned: Lawyers Gone Ethical Episode 51 with Greg Siskind Robin Bull on Twitter Lawyerist Insider Facebook Group Maximum Lawyer Facebook Group Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If...

Duration:00:18:25

National Perspective on Regulatory Reform with Jayne Reardon [LGE 086]

11/12/2019
At Clio Con 2019, Jayne Reardon of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism joined Megan to talk about the changing regulatory landscape in the legal profession. Nationally there are changes afoot in many states, and in this conversation they hit on the states leading reform efforts and discuss which reforms are most likely to succeed. Guest Info: Jayne Reardon on Twitter Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered...

Duration:00:22:54

Rise of the Unconference with Sean Bernstein [LGE 085]

11/5/2019
Megan is joined by Sean Bernstein, organizer of Legal Innovation Summit at Fireside, to talk about that event and others in an unconference format. How can solos benefit from getting out of the usual legal conference setting and into something more interesting and collaborative? How are unconferences structured? Listen in on Sean and Megan and plan your next outing. Resources Mentioned: MinuteBox - Sean's Company Fireside Conference - Sean's Unconference Legal Innovation Council Guest...

Duration:00:35:37

Jack Newton at Clio Con 2019 [LGE 084]

10/29/2019
There is so much to talk about from Clio Con 2019, including the Legal Trends Report. In this episode, Jack Newton stops by the Lawyers Gone Ethical recording booth. Resources Mentioned: Medium Article discussing Clio's History 2019 Legal Trends Report Guest Info: Jack Newton - Twitter Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Tuesday. If you enjoyed this episode, please help me get the...

Duration:00:26:34

Ethically Outsourcing Substantive Legal Work with Talitha Gray Kozlowski [LGE 083]

10/22/2019
LAWCLERK was started by three partners who saw a growth market in outsourced substantive legal work. Answers to ethics questions were critical to establishing a marketplace for lawyers seeking lawyer help on their substantive legal work. In this episode, Megan and guest Talitha Gray Kozlowski dive into the ethics issues facing lawyers who need some help on their client files. Resources Mentioned: LAWCLERK Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success Guest...

Duration:00:34:56

One Year of Virtual Assistance [LGE 082]

10/15/2019
Megan was a true solo for a long time, then dabbled in having a bit of close-to-home help. A year ago, she took the leap of hiring a virtual team to help run her practice. After a year, she's learned some important lessons that she shares in this episode. Among them: - Find the right fit - Make tough calls when the fit is wrong - Start small and grow - Allow people to do what they're best at doing - The best assistance finds new ways to help you - Woman up! Resources...

Duration:00:17:32

JDHD: Practicing Law with ADD and ADHD with Marshall Lichty [LGE 081]

10/8/2019
While ADD and ADHD affect 4% of the general population, they impact 12% (or more) of lawyers. Marshall Lichty recently found out he is one of them, and he is on an exploratory mission to learn as much as he can about how lawyers can cope with ADD and ADHD and be successful. He is bringing a message of hope to lawyers struggling with ADD and ADHD, and shares with Megan on this episode coping mechanisms and tools, and also highlights the superpowers that come with ADD and ADHD. Resources...

Duration:00:54:22

Ethically Savvy Business Travel [LGE 080]

10/1/2019
Lawyers travel frequently for business, be it conferences or client work or other professional development. As Megan gets ready to head to the California Lawyers Association annual meeting and the Clio Cloud Conference, she shares some of her tips for remaining ethically compliant while being productive on the road. Topics include: - Securely using the internet while away from the office - Where to hold client calls (and where not to) - Utilizing downtime to move your practice forward -...

Duration:00:17:01