What They Didn't Teach Us About Running a Business in Law School

with Neil Tyra

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Do you ever feel like what you learned in law school didn't prepare you for the world of running a law practice? Law school didn't teach us how to start our practices the right way so we could scale them into a thriving business. We didn't learn how to make sure that our businesses would meet our financial goals and provide the type of lifestyle we deserve. After ten years, I was fed up with struggling in my practice and decided to begin a journey to scaling a

successful practice that would actually allow me to finally live the life I've always dreamed of. I invite you to listen in on the conversations I'm having with some of the most successful solo and small firm practitioners  along with leading business entrepreneurs and share how I am implementing what I am learning. All with the goal of helping you take control of your practice, and your life. This is The Law Entrepreneur.

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Ep. 157 – How to Make the Robots Work for You – with Michael Simon & Andrew Pery

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I just saw Michael Simon and Andrew Pery present a fascinating discussion at the ABA Tech Show, and I knew it was something I had to share with all of you. Their talk focused on how attorneys can make robots work for them, and today, they’re going to share how solo and small firm practitioners can use artificial intelligence and robots to grow or optimize their firms.

 

Michael is an eDiscovery and information governance expert and the Principal (and Ronin) at Seventh Samurai. He was also an early innovator using electronic evidence in cases. Andrew is a marketing executive with a lot of experience in content management and business process automation, and he actually earned a Master’s of Law before he fell into the tech world. These two are now collaborating on a number of different products, one of which you may hear about any day now…

 

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Ep. 156 – Creating a Subscription-Based Virtual Law Practice – with Kimberly Bennett

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Kimberly Bennett runs a boutique trademark and business strategy practice out of Atlanta that provides a subscription service for businesses all around the country. It is a flat fee for virtual general counsel law services, and it just might offer a glimpse at the future of professional service business models.

 

I’d never really considered a subscription-based business model for law firms before talking to Kimberly, and it really was an eye-opening conversation for me – and I think it will be for many of you, too. She’s really passionate about driving the industry forward and changing some of our traditional law firm mindsets, and I am all for it.

 

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If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Juris Diction – Next Level Law Practice is Juris Diction’s new training program for estate planning attorneys that want to start or grow profitable and streamlined businesses. Use code TLE150 for $150 off of your course registration at thrivejd.com.
  • Ruby Receptionist – Virtual receptionist & live call services that will help you grow your office (and save money), one call at a time – to learn more, go to callruby.com/lawentrepreneur or call 844.895.7829
  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
Listen to the episode here

Ep. 155 – Integrating Technology into a Solo Criminal Defense Practice – with Erin Gerstenzang

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Erin Gerstenznag is a technology wizard and a solo criminal defense practitioner, and today she shares how she uses technology to leverage her offerings as a criminal defense attorney. We’ll learn how to use technology to gain efficiency and proficiency in a solo practice, including Erin’s robust and well-thought-out client intake process, which covers everything from the initial phone call to the start of a legal matter.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Juris Diction – Next Level Law Practice is Juris Diction’s new training program for estate planning attorneys that want to start or grow profitable and streamlined businesses. Use code TLE150 for $150 off of your course registration at thrivejd.com.
  • Ruby Receptionist – Virtual receptionist & live call services that will help you grow your office (and save money), one call at a time – to learn more, go to callruby.com/lawentrepreneur or call 844.895.7829
  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
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