Podcast #42: Jayne Sykora & Jen Santini on Practicing with a Partner

Law partners Jayne Sykora and Jennifer Santini have great advice on figuring out if you want a partner to start your practice, and how to choose one. Before that, Sam and Aaron discuss the security of If This Then That and Zapier.

Task Automation Services and Data Security

If This Then That and Zapier Are incredibly handy services for connecting other services. For example, you can use Zapier to create a new client in Clio when someone completes a contact form on your website. But one of our listeners wonders if that’s raises security concerns:

I am setting up a solo law firm and I’ve been devouring practice management blogs and podcasts. I’ve learned about Zapier and “If This Then That” which both seem like amazing applications. But, they ask their uses to hand over all their account passwords so the app can watch everything that comes in and goes out. These apps read e-mails, watch clio activity, and generally raise some confidentiality red flags. …

Listen for our thoughts.

How to Choose a Law Partner, with Jayne Sykora & Jen Santini


Jayne Sykora and Jennifer Santini met during their bar review course. Later, after they both took a free seminar on starting a law practice, they decided to hang a shingle and found Sykora & Santini PLLP together. In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, they talk about how they made that decision and offer their advice to others considering taking on a partner to start a law practice.

Thanks to Ruby Receptionists for sponsoring this episode!

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