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Toby Brown, a good friend and previous speaker here at LawBiz® Podcast, is a former director of the Utah State Bar and currently the Director of Strategic Pricing & Analytics for Akin Gump, a top 50 AmLaw law firm. Toby is at the forefront of developing alternative fees — helping his firm set prices — … Continue Reading

WordRake Editing Software

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Gary Kinder is the Founder and Creator of WordRake Editing Software. He is also a lawyer and a New York Times bestselling author who has taught over 1,000 writing programs at the most prestigious law firms in the US. He has dedicated his career to teaching legal professionals how to write precisely, vividly, concisely and … Continue Reading

Pricing Practices for Attorneys

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Toby Brown is a former director of the Utah State Bar and currently the Director of Strategic Pricing & Analytics for Akin Gump, a top 50 AmLaw law firm. Toby is at the forefront of developing alternative fees — helping his firm set prices — so that the client and law firm are mutually benefited … Continue Reading

Can Lawyers Use the iPad Successfully

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Can lawyers use the iPad successfully or are they tied to the PC? Are iPads the future of the profession, or just another fad? Are other products as good as the iPad? Our guest, Brett Burney of Burney Consultants, is a legal technology consultant who offers iPad training and support for law firms, as well … Continue Reading

Obama Care –Affordable Health Care Reform Act

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The new health care law, officially known as the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, sometimes known as ObamaCare, became the law of the land on March 23, 2010. This law changed the health care conversation as well as the political tone in Washington, D.C., if not the entire country. The Supreme Court in what clearly … Continue Reading

How Do You Fully Leverage Paralegals?

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What does a paralegal do?  Have you ever attempted to type the plural of paralegal in your word processor; what happens?  Evidence that few lawyers, let alone others, understand what a paralegal is, does or contributes to the law firm. Find out: What can paralegals do? What can’t/shouldn’t paralegals do? How can lawyers take advantage … Continue Reading

Technology: Is the bleeding edge needed to succeed?

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Jason Wisdom, of Wisdom Consulting, has been working with companies in the legal, financial, education and medical industries for 15 years, showing them how to leverage technology as a business, and bridging communication gaps between their business and IT. Jason resides in New York City, and works with companies all over the world. He and … Continue Reading

Branding for Law Firms

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This is the second Interview Ed has done with Erik Pelton. Erik is founder of Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC, a boutique trademark law firm in Falls Church, Virginia. Erik has been named a Top 10 trademark filer by NameProtect’s Trademark Insider two times and is the creator of Apptorney: IPSM, an iPhone® application … Continue Reading

The Economics of Running a Law Practice

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Rob Mattern is the president of Mattern & Associates, LLC a consulting firm that specializes in assisting law firms to develop strategies for their support services to reduce expenses and increase the realization of their soft cost recoveries. Mattern & Associates just recently published their 2010 Cost Recovery Benchmarking Report, based on a survey of … Continue Reading

Making Life Simpler: Is Work-Life Balance Possible?

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Ed interviews Jeff Davidson, “The Work-Life Balance Expert®,” who has written 56 mainstream books and is a preemiment authority on time management. He the author of “Breathing Space,” and “Simpler Living.” Jeff has been widely quoted in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, and USA Today. Jeff believes that … Continue Reading

iPhone Apps for Lawyers

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Erik M. Pelton, founder of Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC, a boutique trademark law firm in Falls Church, Virginia, is our featured guest in this podcast. Erik has been named a Top 10 trademark filer by NameProtect’s Trademark Insider two times and is the creator of Apptorney: IPSM, an iPhone® application for intellectual property … Continue Reading

Cloud Based Applications Interview with Nerino Petro

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Nerino Petro is the Practice Management Advisor for the State Bar of Wisconsin. In that position, Nerino helps attorneys throughout the State of Wisconsin to deal with process questions like: “What technology should I be using in my practice?”, “How can I improve my collections?”, “My client did X, what should my response be?” and … Continue Reading

Things to know before starting your own law firm

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Audrey H. Rubin is president and founder of Rubin Solutions, Ltd., She designs and implements business processes which improve the financial performance and operations of corporate law departments and professional services firms. She talks with Ed about what lawyers need to know before they open their own law firm. In today’s world, this is a … Continue Reading

Ed interviews Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek, principals of the nationally known computer forensics and legal technology consulting firm, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.

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Ed interviews both Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek, principals of the nationally known computer forensics and legal technology consulting firm, Sensei Enterprises, Inc. Sharon and John are co-authors of The 2010 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide and The Electronic Evidence Handbook. Sharon is also co-author of the book, How Good Lawyers … Continue Reading

Ed Interviews Jack Newton, President and co-founder of Themis Solutions and the creator of Clio software

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Jack Newton is President and co-founder of Themis Solutions and the creator of Clio software. Clio is a fully integrated practice management solution for more efficient operation of the small law firm. Listen as Ed Poll and Jack Newton discuss the benefits of operating “in the cloud.” 31 minutes, 12 seconds 7.1MB Click here to … Continue Reading

Cookie Lewis Discusses Law Library Audits

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What is a library audit, and how can law firms save huge sums of money by conducting such an audit? Cookie Lewis, M.S.L.S. is president of Askinfomania, a legal and business research firm, who conducts such audits. As a legal information strategist, she works with law firms to maximize their return on investment in their … Continue Reading