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“I Have a Dream”

Why courts are closed today.

Podcast #102: An Innovative Law Firm with Work-Life Balance, with Betsy Stotler & Kelly Hayes

Betsy Stotler and Kelly Hayes started Burgeon Legal because they were two lawyer-moms who didn’t like the way their firm jobs took up so much of their time. In this episode, they explain how that led them to found an innovative, distributed law firm that balances work, life, and clients.

Call for Nominations: 2017 Best Law Firm Websites Contest

We need you to tell us about the best law firm websites you’ve come across.

Podcast #101: Working Out with Clients, with Drew Amoroso

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Drew Amoroso talks about starting a small fitness law firm of his own, Move Legal, after building a fitness practice at a big firm. Drew talks about meeting his clients for a workout before talking business, using Slack to communicate with clients, and the tools he uses to manage a mobile, niche practice.

Lawyerist’s Most Popular Lab Discussions of 2016

In the Lawyerist Lab discussion forum, lawyers trade tips and discuss technology, marketing, practice management, starting a law firm, the future of small-firm practice, and much more. Here are the discussions that were most popular in 2016.

Lawyerist’s Most Popular Podcasts of 2016

Fire up your favorite podcast app! These are the 10 most downloaded 2016 episodes of The Lawyerist Podcast, our weekly show about lawyering and law practice.

Lawyerist’s Most Popular Posts of 2016

Dig out your favorite reading app and save these Lawyerist posts for reading over what's left of the winter holidays!

Podcast #100: KPIs and Starting with the End in Mind, with Mary Juetten

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Mary Juetten explains how to use key performance indicators (KPIs) to "start with the end in mind"—to set goals for your law firm and measure your progress (or lack of progress) towards those goals. Make goal-setting and KPIs a part of your planning for 2017.

Podcast #99: Taking Inspiration from the Shittiest Month, with Joe Bahgat

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Joe Bahgat talks about how a shitty revenue month finally got him to start working on his entertainment law firm, Hub City Law Group, with help from How to Manage a Small Law Firm. Sam and Aaron discuss the value of business coaching and what it takes to get lawyers to think strategically about their law firms.