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Leadership in the Florida Bar is a rewarding experience, but developing leadership skills can be challenging, especially during a pandemic. Join the Fellows of Class VIII of The Florida Bar’s Leadership Academy as they discuss various issues and complexities of professional development and leadership in the law. Each episode contains powerful information to help you grow as a leader, both during the current pandemic and beyond. If you want to learn more about raising the bar in leading the Bar, this podcast is for you.

Leadership in the Florida Bar is a rewarding experience, but developing leadership skills can be challenging, especially during a pandemic. Join the Fellows of Class VIII of The Florida Bar’s Leadership Academy as they discuss various issues and complexities of professional development and leadership in the law. Each episode contains powerful information to help you grow as a leader, both during the current pandemic and beyond. If you want to learn more about raising the bar in leading the Bar, this podcast is for you.

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Leadership in the Florida Bar is a rewarding experience, but developing leadership skills can be challenging, especially during a pandemic. Join the Fellows of Class VIII of The Florida Bar’s Leadership Academy as they discuss various issues and complexities of professional development and leadership in the law. Each episode contains powerful information to help you grow as a leader, both during the current pandemic and beyond. If you want to learn more about raising the bar in leading the Bar, this podcast is for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Curated Discussion with Bar Leaders - Eugene Pettis

7/28/2021
We are joined by Eugene K. Pettis, the first African-American President of The Florida Bar, in a discussion on topics that include the importance of diversity and inclusion within bar leadership, some of the initiatives he spearheaded during his tenure as President of the Florida Bar, and a call to action for the future of bar leadership.

Duration:00:31:42

Private Practice in a Digital Age

7/21/2021
In this episode attorney Jack Kallus interviews attorney Michael D. Barber discusses how attorneys can use modern technology in their firms to increase efficiency and boost productivity. Michael will discuss a range of technologies that attorneys can implement including case management systems, cloud-based storage systems, and VOIP phone systems. Maria Pecoraro-McCorkle of the Fifth DCA also provides insight from the Florida courts about the importance of understanding the rules relating to...

Duration:00:28:04

Leadership Academy Experience - Part 3

7/14/2021
Here’s the episode description: In this episode, listeners will learn more about the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy. This prestigious, multi-session training program of The Florida Bar is designed to help a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers become better leaders. During the one-year program, Academy Fellows are immersed into curriculum tailored to enhance their professional development, knowledge, and experience. This episode will describe the lessons learned by Academy...

Duration:00:40:20

Leadership Academy Experience - Part 2

7/7/2021
In this episode of the Limited Liability Leadership podcast, Leadership Academy Fellow and host Randy Katz, with insights from leadership academy alumni Judge Miesha Darrough, Nik Harris, Dale Noll, and Alice Sum, will discuss the Leadership Academy. With special emphasis on the “after” aspect of Leadership Academy, the host and guests will guide you through the leadership academy experience and the value of tapping into the alumni network. Learning how each individual utilized the skills...

Duration:00:23:12

Career Challenges During the Pandemic

6/30/2021
In this episode, we discuss career challenges during a pandemic. We explore the advantages and disadvantages of hearings and mediations conducted via video conferences, how client interaction have evolved, and how to re-focus on career development and staying connected via networking during a pandemic. The episode was hosted by Tiffany Hilton, a consultant with MetLife and presented by BJ Okcular, partner with the firm Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo; Kimberly Woods, senior associate with...

Duration:00:25:50

Curated Discussion with Bar Leaders - John Stewart

6/23/2021
Leadership and service to the profession have been the hallmark of John Stewart’s career - from his time serving as president of the Young Lawyers Division to serving as Florida Bar President (2019-2020), and an extensive list of bar leadership roles in between. Join us for an enlightening discussion with Mr. Stewart as he describes the impact bar leadership and involvement had on shaping his career, unique challenges he faced during his tenure as president of the Florida Bar, and his views...

Duration:00:25:23

Resources for Young Attorneys

6/16/2021
You are a newly minted attorney. Now the real education begins and there are so many resources available to get you through those tough times as a young lawyer. We have all gone through this process and we definitely have some advice to share.

Duration:00:47:19

Access to Justice for Low Income Communities - Part II

6/9/2021
Access to Justice for Low Income Communities is a two-episode discussion with Legal Aid and pro-bono legal services leaders throughout the state of Florida. Our second episode features a conversation with Jena Hudson of Bay Area Legal Services, Steven Paulson of Dade Legal Aid, and Jaffe Pickett of Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. Tune in as our speakers compare the varying client needs and services offered in rural area versus more urban areas throughout the state. Learn about the unique...

Duration:00:35:16

Access to Justice for Low Income Communities - Part I

6/2/2021
Access to Justice for Low Income Communities is a two-episode discussion with Legal Aid and pro-bono legal services leaders throughout the state of Florida. Our first episode features a conversation with Jayme Cassidy of Legal Services of Greater Miami and Brandi Thomas of the Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee. Tune in to learn about the different structures of legal service organizations, the types of pro bono services offered by legal service organizations, opportunities for attorneys...

Duration:00:31:00

Retirement

5/26/2021
Retirement Podcast Description: What should an attorney consider when determining whether or not to close or sell a practice? On our retirement episode, we tap into Michael Karsch’s expertise on the matter to help our listeners answer questions that may arise when attorneys who own and operate small practices decide the futures of their firms, and what steps are needed to step into retirement. The topics discussed include: valuation, representation, transparency regarding financial...

Duration:00:39:01

Financial Literacy

5/19/2021
In this episode, we discuss the basics of personal finance. But before you listen, note that we’re not financial planning professionals—just a few lawyers sharing our own thoughts and experiences. If you could use some quick pointers on making a budget, paying off debt, finding the right insurance coverage, and understanding interest rates, this episode is for you!

Duration:00:18:21

Leadership Academy Experience - Part I

5/12/2021
In this episode of the Limited Liability Leadership podcast, host Lyndsey Siara, with insights from De’Anne Jackson, John Howe, and Jay Kim, will discuss the Leadership Academy experience. With special focus on the “before” aspect of Leadership Academy, the host and guests will guide you through the process of successfully applying for Leadership Academy, including submitting stand-out recommendations and essay responses. Learning why each of these individuals applied to Leadership Academy...

Duration:00:46:39

Curated Discussion with Bar Leaders - Dori Foster-Morales

5/5/2021
This episode will feature a discussion with current Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales regarding the challenges of leading and supporting the Bar during a global pandemic. Learn about what inspired her to run for President of the Florida Bar, how she was able to accomplish her goals despite the twists and turns of the pandemic, and her advice for attorneys with aspirations of climbing the leadership ladder within the Florida Bar. Tune in to hear from our Bar leaders!

Duration:00:31:49

Committees and Functions of the Bar

4/28/2021
This episode will address the responsibilities of the Florida Bar Board of Governors and Standing Committees of The Florida Bar through an interview with Board of Governor Member Michael Orr and Standing Committee Liaison Mikalla Davis to learn about how each group operates, how others can join a committee/board, the time commitment involved, and what it is like to serve on a committee/board.

Duration:00:29:45

Introducing the Limited Liability Leadership podcast!

3/29/2021
The Limited Liability Leadership podcast is brought to you by Class VIII of the Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Leadership Academy.

Duration:00:01:24