Legal Industry

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Women in the Law Podcast: “Leaky Pipeline #2: From Hiring to Retention to Leadership”

This week’s episode, “The Leaky Pipeline #2,” looks at the specific challenges inherent in hiring, retaining, and elevating women to leadership roles.

Podcast #97: How to Expand Your Practice with Freelance Lawyers, with Lisa Solomon

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Lisa Solomon explains what freelance lawyering is, how to work with a freelance lawyer, and where to find one.

The Profession Must Actually Help Addicted Lawyers

The legal profession has an addiction problem, and it is going about fixing that in all the wrong ways.

Women in the Law Podcast: “The Leaky Pipeline #1”

This week’s episode, “The Leaky Pipeline #1,” examines the way the legal profession makes it harder for women to succeed than for men.

No, You Shouldn’t Quit Social Media

Social media has its pitfalls, but that doesn't mean you should quit it entirely.

Women in the Law Podcast: “In the Media”

It's no secret that men and women are treated differently, and that includes entertainment, commentary, and news. This week, Women in the Law digs into the differences in treatment and the way portrayals of women lawyers have evolved over the years.

Podcast #95: Goldilocks, Clio, and Apps for Access to Justice, with Katrina Leung

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Katrina Leung talks about her "Goldilocks" approach to law practice, which eventually led her to start her own practice.

What Clients Want v. What Lawyers Sell

Clients don't want a contract, they want a relationship. They don't want to litigate, they want to right a wrong. They don't want a divorce, they want to move on with their lives.

How to Research Potential Hires on Social Media

In order to make sure that a potential hire is a good fit for your firm, make sure you spend some time looking at their social media accounts.

Women in the Law Podcast: “Hey Sweetie”

Women in the Law is a new podcast mini-series from Law School Transparency that examines the professional and personal challenges women face in the legal profession.

“I Don’t Want a Free Lawyer, I Want a Real Lawyer”

Sometimes, people are a bit concerned that a free attorney isn't a "real" attorney. Here are some ways to combat that perception.

Maybe Robots Will Hire More Lawyers Instead of Taking Our Jobs

What if the robots we create just wind up hiring us back to solve legal problems we haven't even been able to think of yet?

ABA Journal: TBD Law Is “About as Far from Traditional Legal Conferences … as You Can Get.”

If you would like to be a part of the next TBD Law, you can apply now!

Podcast #92: Access to Justice Through Fotonovelas and Video Games, with Susan Garcia Nofi

On this week's podcast, Sam and Aaron talk about just how to actually measure the access to justice gap. Then, Sam talks with Susan Garcia Nofi about using fotonovelas and video games to increase access to justice.