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4 Types of Access-to-Justice Donations You Should Make This Year (That Aren’t Just Donating to Other Lawyers)

As the year draws to a close, consider increasing access to justice by donating to organizations that help individuals and communities thrive.

Prisons, Hip-Hop Icons, and Being Out at Work

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Modern Law Library, 2 Dope Queens, and Nancy.

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Mindsets, Insurance, and Marketing

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: The Un-Billable Hour, The Florida Bar Podcast, and New Solo.

Manners, Bias, and Cellmates

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Asked and Answered, Legal Toolkit, and Ear Hustle.

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Podcast #147: Accessible Justice, with Haben Girma

In this episode, we talk with deaf-blind civil rights lawyer and accessibility advocate Haben Girma about accessible justice and how designing courts, law firms, and the attorney-client relationship for people with disabilities can increase access to justice for everyone.

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Big Data Bias, Legal Hacking, and True Crime

Three podcasts we are listening to this week: ABA Journal's Modern Law Library, On the Road, and Dirty John.

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Collect Call: The Best Way to Handle Accounts Receivable is to Eliminate Them

Dealing with accounts receivable is tough for lawyers. Here are some ways to make sure you spend your time being a lawyer rather than a debt collector.

Doc Assembly, iPhone X, and Talking Turkey

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: Kennedy-Mighell Report, Daring Fireball—The Talk Show, and te Sporkful.

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Podcast #145: Brad Johnson

In this podcast, we ask Brad Johnson why financial advisors find it so difficult to build referral networks with lawyers. We also discovered some interesting parallels between financial advising firms and small law firms.

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How I Built an Online DIY Ethics Defense Playbook