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Celebrating 200: The Lawyerist Podcast’s 200th Episode (2018)

Celebrating 200: The Lawyerist Podcast's 200th Episode (2018)



A Large Thank You

How do you actually say “thank you!” to an amorphous blob of people that, as a collective, have modified our lives for the higher in so some ways? We’re unsure, however we’re going to provide it a shot: thanks, amorphous blob!

We launched The Lawyerist Podcast virtually precisely 4 years in the past. Since then, we’ve completed 200 episodes, interviewed a pantload of spectacular visitors, cajoled some actually sensible sponsors to again our efforts, and beamed as you’ve downloaded our episodes almost a million occasions (no kidding).

Our imaginative and prescient has all the time been to bend the arc of lawyering and regulation apply. You’ve helped us do this, and we’re inexpressibly grateful. Thanks.

Our Favourite Episodes

Is having a podcast like having infants? We’re unsure, however we’re positive that it’s robust to select our favorites. And though we love all of them, we’ve determined towards itemizing all 200 of them right here. (We did that right here as an alternative).

However we now have been getting ready for this podcast episode for a few weeks, and we’ve had tons of enjoyable wanting again on the provocative visitors, the distinctive recommendation, and the practice-changing instruments which have flowed from our mics, via your earbuds, and into the deepest recesses of your sponge-like brains. Hopefully you’ve loved them as a lot as we’ve. So, with some further commentary under, and in no specific order, listed here are a few of our favorites:

Podcast #149: What Millennials Need from Your Regulation Agency, with Nicole Abboud

Nicole Abboud HeadshotSam: Right here’s what they need: to have you ever take note of how they analysis and purchase something. As a result of that’s how they’re going to determine to pay you in your providers, too. Nicole talks about assembly millennials the place they’re (spoiler alert: they’re on-line) and being genuine.

Podcast #188: The Key to Higher Household Relationships, with Jim Sheils

Stephanie: This episode explored concrete methods to have extra significant engagement with our households. I really like listening to from group members that their youngsters are busy planning board conferences and folk are having date nights with a query. They work!

Podcast #163: Sustainable Subscription Charges for Enterprise Shoppers, with Kim Bennett

Kim Bennett HeadshotMarshall: To begin with, Kim Bennett is a complete bad-ass. Second, I represented enterprise shoppers once I owned my regulation agency. I all the time believed that a subscription charge mannequin was sustainable, and I tinkered with it for years. I’m with Kim: enterprise issues are good for subscription charges if completed the proper approach.

Podcast #187: Why You Want a Mastermind, with Stephanie Everett

Stephanie EverettAaron: Our very personal Stephanie Everett is steeped in mastermind teams. She’s in them, she’s run them, and she or he’s, properly…mastered them. This episode explores why they’re so necessary and the way they will change your enterprise (and, in all probability, your life) for the higher.

Podcast #155: Why Consumption is the Key to Regulation Agency Success, with Billie Tarascio

Aaron: I really like this episode. Billie Tarascio has poured large quantities of time, power, and cash into mastering the consumption course of for her agency. She has taken that studying and developed a course of that may make your consumption course of to a different degree, too.

Podcast #184: Issues Mentally Robust Individuals Don’t Do, with Amy Morin

Amy Morin HeadshotLindsey: I liked this episode and I really like Amy, her guide, and her philosophies generally. This episode was tremendous inspiring, and considering again on her 13 ideas helps me regain focus and gratitude in my very own life.

Podcast #137: Profession Change for Sensible Professionals, with Rikke Hansen

Aaron: Rikke’s fantastic episode about profession change explores how legal professionals can cease overthinking and halt their self-sabotage, then begin considering productively about when to start out their very own agency or depart the career altogether.


Podcast #69: The Massive Case, with Making a Assassin’s Dean Strang

Dean Strang headshotSam: This episode aired throughout Making a Assassin’s climax, and Dean didn’t disappoint. We talked about how he got here to characterize a person wrongfully convicted on sexual assault costs who went on to face homicide expenses. Fascinating.

Podcast #153: Constructing a Future-Centric Regulation Agency, with Peter Aprile & Natalie Worsfold

Stephanie: Peter and Natalie are nice examples of legal professionals constructing a future-centric regulation agency. This episode provides us a peek into their brains and the way they consider altering the business. An awesome pay attention for anybody who needs to study what innovation seems to be like. You may also discover their podcast Constructing NewLaw, which is great.

Podcast #109: Recognizing Alternatives, with Andrew Haugen

Aaron: Speak about a tipping level! Andrew was planning to go away regulation apply for good. However as an alternative of doing that, he selected to accumulate two household regulation practices as an alternative. He talked about how he has labored to combine these practices into a strong entity.

Podcast #123: Why Mentoring Might Be the Key to Your Authorized Profession, with Marshall Lichty

Marshall LichtyMarshall: The visitor on this one may be a little bit of a goofball, however this episode options the only greatest method to tie your footwear ever invented (don’t @ me) and a few significant speak about mentorship, which, in my reasoned opinion, is part of our private and professional lives that all of us want degree up.

Podcast #147: Accessible Justice, with Haben Girma

Sam & Aaron: Speak about inspiring change. Haben is the primary deaf-blind individual to graduate from Harvard Regulation Faculty. She talked with us about the way to rethink the best way we design our enterprise relationships, courts, and regulation companies to help individuals with disabilities and improve entry to justice for everybody. It was pretty.

Podcast #183: Rethinking Substance Abuse & Habit, with Jeff Glover

Aaron: Sam and his cousin Jeff discover a sticky drawback by way of a refreshing lens. Substance abuse and habit afflict legal professionals at alarming charges, and Jeff talks about stigma, sensitivity, and options to the AA strategy.

Podcast #100: KPIs and Beginning with the Finish in Thoughts, with Mary Juetten

Marshall: KPIs are critically necessary. However we now have good knowledge to recommend that the majority legal professionals aren’t utilizing key efficiency indicators. Heck, most legal professionals aren’t utilizing any efficiency indicators. Hopefully this episode will get legal professionals occupied with their companies as dwelling organisms that may be improved over time.

Podcast #12: Ellie Krug on Beginning a Agency and Litigating as Each a Man and as a Lady

Aaron: Ellie explores a subject we love (beginning a regulation agency), however from a unique perspective: as a lawyer who has litigated instances as a person and as a lady.

Podcast #185: Appearing Like a Regulation Agency Proprietor, with Jordan Furlong

Jordan Furlong HeadshotStephanie: Sam and Jordan talk about the distinction between how typical law-firm companions perceive their roles and the way they might act in a different way in the event that they embrace their roles as house owners. Jordan makes a pithy distinction that extra legal professionals ought to perceive and respect.

Marshall. I really like this one for a similar causes Stephanie talked about. This could be the only most essential realization most would-be regulation agency house owners have to type out. It’s virtually definitely an important distinction I’ve seen made between those that will do properly and people who will do poorly of their regulation companies.

Sam. Yep, I really like my conversations with Jordan. There are another nice ones in episodes #58 and #124, too.

Podcast #150: Enterprise Classes Discovered within the Lifeless Zone on Mt. Everest, with Dean Cardinale

Sam: That is actually a podcast about how climbing Mt. Everest (and taking different knowledgeable dangers) will provide help to run a greater enterprise. Fascinating and galvanizing episode.

Podcast #158: Earlier than You Even Assume About Hiring Anybody, Take heed to This Episode with Ashley Cox

Ashley Cox HeadshotAyesha: We’ve heard a ton of hiring horror tales and discover them in our Insider group on Fb. Ashley’s episode is chock-full of helpful recommendation that will help you keep away from the most typical traps.

Podcast #175: Getting Organized at Residence and Work, with Merlin Mann

Merlin Mann HeadshotAaron: Merlin Mann is a hero to throngs of group and productiveness followers. He talked with us about easy methods to actually get organized at work and in life, and the way group will help stability your work together with your life.

Podcast #159: Augmented Actuality within the Courtroom, with Mitch Jackson

Stephanie: Mitch Jackson sorta blew my thoughts on this one. I beloved listening to examples of how know-how will influence trials. The concept that jurors will put on glasses and “visit” the crime scene or how jury consultants can take part in trials by means of AR was loopy cool!

Podcast #191: Constructing a Follow Round Your Tribe, with Shannon Montgomery

Shannon Montgomery HeadshotLindsey: I assumed this episode was fascinating as a result of Shannon actually constructed her job round her ardour. This one was additionally personally inspiring. And Shannon is only a badass, so I’ve to favor this one.

Podcast #190: How you can Promote on Fb, with Nic Kusmich

Stephanie: Nic Kusmich does an ideal job of explaining how an inbound advertising technique can work for a regulation agency. He additionally packed the episode with tons of little, helpful ideas. I’ve listened to this one a number of occasions!

Lindsey: I agree with Stephanie on this one. Nic packed this one with tons of tremendous highly effective little ideas.

Podcast #89: Beginning a Solo Apply, with Mac Energy Customers Podcaster Katie Floyd

Marshall: Katie Floyd is magnificent. On this episode, she talks about one factor a lot of people want  assist with: planning to start out their very own agency.) She can also be wonderful in Episode #128 and, at the least till the top of 2018, on Mac Energy Customers.

Podcast #162: Designing Your Shoppers’ Expertise, with Joey Coleman

Marshall: Occupied with the shopper expertise is essential, and “designing” that have is the important component of that train. This episode actually helps individuals do one thing that legal professionals appear to be allergic to (and that would change their companies for good and perpetually.)


Podcast #119: How Stress is Sabotaging Your Shoppers, with Nika Kabiri

Aaron: Your shoppers’ stress can shortly turn out to be your problem. Nika talked about how that occurs, how stress harms their capability to make good selections, and how one can assist them (and your self). It was an exquisite client-centered episode that I simply love.

Podcast #105: How Small Companies Can Promote Variety, with Heather Hackman

Aaron: Heather provided up a strong perspective on variety that punched numerous us proper within the intestine. She talked about small regulation companies’ roles in growing variety within the career as an entire.

Thank You! (For Your Help, Your Ears, & Your Evaluations!)

We’re extremely grateful to everybody who has listened to and supported this podcast through the years. From its inception, The Lawyerist Podcast has been about the way forward for lawyering and regulation follow. With out you, we might by no means have been capable of maintain speaking concerning the future. With out you, the way forward for lawyering would look a bit bleaker. So, thanks.

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I completely love this podcast! I spend fairly a little bit of time in my automotive driving for work and am an avid podcaster. When I discovered these guys I used to be skeptical as a result of, to be trustworthy, being an lawyer hasn’t all the time been the perfect factor. I’ve by no means liked a job and have been looking for my authorized path for years. After listening to at least one specific episode, I instantly knew the place I wanted to go. Let’s simply say these guys are the rationale I’m nonetheless working towards and plan to start out my very own agency right here within the close to future. I hope to attend the [LabCon] regulation convention someday and meet the blokes chargeable for serving to me discover my motivation on this profession!!


Lawyerist has been my favourite authorized web site for a superb whereas, and now it’s my favourite authorized podcast. I’m all the time energized after each episode. Sustain the great work!