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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. Reshma Saujani Reshma Saujani Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, the international nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology while teaching girls confidence and bravery through coding. She is the author of the international bestseller…
These days, people are Googling everything, including attorneys before they hire them. Of people looking for lawyers, over 88% of them consider an attorney’s reputation as one of the top two hiring factors, and 68% consider reviews from former clients one of the most important pieces of additional information when considering an attorney. That is to say, attorneys with more positive online reviews are more likely to be hired, especially over their competition.  Podium not…
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.  Stephanie Everett Stephanie Everett Stephanie helps small firm lawyers build and grow joyful and successful businesses—because work should be awesome. After launching and running her own litigation boutique,…
Acquiring, tracking, and managing quality leads is an important, but challenging aspect of your practice and intake process. Most of the time, law firms focus on lead generation, but it’s important not to overlook the process of how those leads become clients. To do that, you’ll need a system that helps you manage leads and clients in a systematic and structured way. With MyCase’s Lead Management features, you’ll be able to track, manage, and convert…
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…
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. Jason Rosoff Jason Rosoff As Co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, LLC Jason is dedicated to helping other teams build the best relationships…
A significant part of an attorney’s day is out of this office, whether that means meeting with clients, going to court, or attending meetings that take you out of your office. If you’re on the go, you need a practice management solution that can move with you. Amicus Online by AbacusNext is a cloud-based practice management software that is fully accessible with any device with a browser, no setup or maintenance required and is built…
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 practice that helped him grow. We also talk about real estate planning, the prospects of that practice area, and Neil’s podcast, The Law Entrepreneur podcast.  Neil Tyra Neil Tyra Neil Tyra is a solo…
In this episode with 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. Erin Gerstenzang Erin Gerstenzang is a criminal defense attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. She primarily handles DUI and other drug- and alcohol-related offenses. Erin is also a regular…
In this episode with Haben Girma, we talk about her new book The Deafblind 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.  Haben Girma Haben Girma The first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma is a civil rights lawyer and she advocates for equal…