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Podcast #69: The Big Case, with Making a Murderer’s Dean Strang

Sam talks with Dean Strang, the attorney who represented Steven Avery in the case that formed the basis for Netflix's Making a Murderer documentary. They discuss how Strang came to represent Avery and how an attorney makes a decision to take a case that will be all-consuming.

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Podcast #68: What’s Happening at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, with Adam Ziegler

Sam and Adam Ziegler talk about the future of law and the challenges it faces through the lens of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab. They also explore the beginnings of Perma.cc—a tool that saves links from rotting—and other products that have also come out of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab.

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Podcast #67: How and Why You Need to Ditch Your Smartphone, with Jared Correia

Sam and Jared Corella discuss the impact of smartphones on our daily lives and why it may be best for you to give it up in favor of being in the moment. (And don’t worry, you can give up your smartphone without being considered a luddite.) Lawyerist Announces Its First Ever Event: TBD Law In exciting Lawyerist […]

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Podcast #66: What It Means to Have a “Human” Practice, with Julie Tolek

Sam and Julie Tolek chat about what it means to be a solo lawyer and how to create a brand experience that doesn't intimidate clients. Julie also tells us about how she manages her client tasks and what it takes to maintain a work-life balance in the legal field.

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Announcing TBD Law: Where the Future of Law Practice is To Be Determined

We are really excited to announce TBD Law, a first-of-it’s-kind event for a select group of innovative lawyers.

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Podcast #65: What You Need to Know About the Cloud Services You Use, with David Tollen

As more law firms go paperless, using cloud services for billing, timekeeping, and client files is common. But not all cloud services, especially those that offer free packages, will promise to keep your client data secure.

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Find the Right Legal Tech Consultant for Your Firm

Inspired to innovate but unsure where to start? Need guidance executing on your vision for your firm? If you need a consultant, we can help you find one that meets your needs and budget.

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Podcast #64: What the Internet of Things Means for You and Your Clients, with Andy Mergendahl

Sam and Andy Mergendahl chat about the ever-increasing prevalance of Internet-enabled devices, otherwise known as the Internet of things, and what impact it will have on your practice and your daily life. The worst part of all this? You may now have to read the Terms of Service that comes with every new software packagae you buy.

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Podcast #63: Controlling Your Information in the Digital Age, with Tom Mighell

Sam and Tom Mighell talk about how to keep your information—client data, finance documents, and other records—preserved, orderly, and accessible using a data map. Tom also tells lawyers that even though abundant online storage gives you the ability to keep all of your client and business record data, that doesn't mean you should.

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Call for Submissions: Lawyerist’s 3rd Annual Short-Fiction Contest

Our short-fiction contest is open to all writers. If you have a story to tell (in 5,000 words or less), we want to read it! Submissions are due on June 1st, and the top two entries will receive cash awards and be published right here on Lawyerist. Submission Guidelines Entries must be original, previously unpublished […]