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Lawyers Gone Ethical

Jul 16, 2019

So often lawyers are afraid to try something new (or new to them), and they often cite the ethics rules as one of the reasons they cannot do whatever it is.  After reading Seth Godin's recent blog post Fear of Kohlrabi, Jess Birken and Megan got into a discussion of what really hinders lawyers' ability to try...


Jul 9, 2019

As California's Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services makes its recommendations and the Board of Trustees puts them out for public comment, the country is watching closely.  Every lawyers, member of the public, and consumer of legal services (i.e., everyone) needs to pay attention.  Today's episode...


Jul 2, 2019

While we all wait for the ethics rules to change and open up avenues of innovation such as non-lawyer ownership in law firms, there are lawyers grabbing the bull by the horns and changing how they practice despite the confines of the ethics rules.  These lawyers are offering subscription legal services,...


Jun 25, 2019

We talk a lot about lawyer wellness, including getting out of the office and disconnecting from professional life, but we can address wellness issues from inside the office too.  In this episode, we explore ideas for nourishing your professional soul.

- Mentor and be mentored (check out Megan's article in Bar...


Jun 18, 2019

Lawyers are terrible at customer service.  Many bar complaints could be prevented with far better client service.  We have all experienced amazing service at other businesses -- five star restaurants or hotels, local businesses that deeply care about the customer, and others.  Today's guest John Strohmeyer -- estate...