The Lawyerist Podcast

Lawyerist‘s weekly podcast about lawyering and law practice.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #113 How to Build a Mom (and Dad)–Friendly Law Firm, with Michelle Browning Coughlin

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, MothersEsquire founder Michelle Browning Coughlin talks about how being a parent—especially a mom—can make it harder to practice law, and what firms can do to be more parent-friendly.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #112: How to Ditch Your Computer and Work from Your Phone, with Chad Burton

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Curo Legal founder Chad Burton explains how (and why) he ditched his computer for an iPad Pro, and then ditched his iPad Pro for his iPhone.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #111: Daring Networking, with Ruth Carter

In this wide-ranging episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, we talk to Ruth Carter, a lawyer who is undeniably herself in public and private, about what it means to be a lawyer who is known to participate in the annual No Pants Subway Ride or don a Starfleet uniform for Comic-Con.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #110: Personal Challenges, with Inti Martínez-Alemán, Megan Zavieh, and Tom Martin

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, we asked three TBD Law alumni, Tom Martin, Megan Zavieh, and Inti Martínez-Alemán, to tell us their stories of overcoming personal challenges.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #109: Recognizing Opportunities, with Andrew Haugen

Just when Andrew Haugen was planning to leave law practice for good, an offer came along that made him reconsider. In today's episode of the Lawyerist podcast, he explains why, and talks about the challenges of integrating several law practices into one functioning business.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #108: Incubating a Socially Conscious Law Firm, with Mindy Yocum

Mindy Yocum is one year into building a socially conscious law firm. In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Mindy explains how she envisions her role as a lawyer, what it's like for a law firm to go through a startup incubator program, and just what she means by socially conscious law firm. Plus, how she hopes to reform the entire legal system from the ground up.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #107: Niche Practice: Weed Law, with Matthew Buck

"Weed law," it turns out, is neither as exciting nor as boring as you might think. In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Matthew Buck offers a window into the world of weed law, the ethics of advising clients who are committing federal crimes, and how to market a niche practice.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #106: Can Lawyers Really Innovate? with Jonathan Tobin

In this episode of the Lawyerist podcast, Sam starts some friendly arguments with Jonathan Tobin. They revisit the question whether lawyers should learn to develop their own software, try to agree on whether the legal industry is really capable of meaningful disruption, wonder whether lawyers can really innovate, and forecast the future of law practice.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #105: How Small Firms Can Promote Diversity, with Heather Hackman

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Dr. Heather Hackman helps us get a new perspective on diversity and the legal profession. She also explains why "doing diversity" doesn't work, and what small firms actually need to do to increase diversity in the legal profession.

microphone with caption "lawyerist/legal talk network" below

Podcast #104: Building a Multi-Million Dollar Law Practice, with Greg McEwen

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, we aren't talking about technology and online marketing, although Greg McEwen knows plenty about both. Instead, we talk with Greg about how he has built a multi-million dollar personal injury firm by taking big risks for big rewards—the "old-fashioned" way.