In today’s show, ABA Law Practice Division chair Bob Young talks about being a plaintiff’s lawyer in a defense firm, and explains what the ABA LPD is doing to help lawyers with marketing, management, finances, and technology.

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Bob Young on Being a Plaintiff’s Lawyer in a Defense Firm

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Bob Young is the chair of the ABA Law Practice Division, and he’s also a “plaintiff’s lawyer at a defense firm,” ELPO. In today’s podcast, he talks about how he generates business by developing relationships on Facebook, and the challenges of growing a firm from 11 to 26 lawyers. He also explains what the ABA Law Practice Division is, and gives an overview of the work it’s doing.

Thanks to Postali and Smokeball for sponsoring this episode.

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