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Podcast #103: Viral Video Marketing (and Yelling), with the Texas Law Hawk, Bryan Wilson

In this episode of The Lawyerist Podcast, Bryan Wilson, the Texas Law Hawk, explains how he got started making outrageous viral videos, name-drops another outrageous, viral video–making Texas lawyer, Adam Reposa, and has some tips for lawyers who want to try making videos of their own.

Podcast #100: KPIs and Starting with the End in Mind, with Mary Juetten

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Mary Juetten explains how to use key performance indicators (KPIs) to "start with the end in mind"—to set goals for your law firm and measure your progress (or lack of progress) towards those goals. Make goal-setting and KPIs a part of your planning for 2017.

Podcast #99: Taking Inspiration from the Shittiest Month, with Joe Bahgat

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Joe Bahgat talks about how a shitty revenue month finally got him to start working on his entertainment law firm, Hub City Law Group, with help from How to Manage a Small Law Firm. Sam and Aaron discuss the value of business coaching and what it takes to get lawyers to think strategically about their law firms.

Writing Less, Lawyer Mindsets, & Public Defenders

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: The Legal Toolkit, Legal Rebels, and Reveal.

Women in the Law Podcast

Women in the Law Podcast: “Multiple Identities”

This week’s episode, “Multiple Identities,” looks at the challenges women face when they must navigate multiple identities like gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, and religion, that become obstacles to success in the legal profession.

Podcast #98: Web Apps for Justice, with Brad Clark

In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, former public defender Brad Clark explains how he started his own firm, powered by a criminal expungement web app that lets him start helping people before they even contact him.

Women in the Law Podcast

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.