Oops! I Made a Mistake: When Ethics Rules Require Notifying the Client [LGE 056]

When do we tell a client we made a mistake – whether big or small? Delivering bad news is not easy, so it helps to know how to handle these situations. Today, we discuss ABA opinions that deal with specific instances of the disclosure. Sometimes we overestimate the requirements on what needs to actually be[…]

Tiger Tactics: Advice and Strategies to Survive the Lawyer Jungle [LGE 055]

The importance of community and supporting each other as we build our practices can’t be overstated. Understanding that you are not alone as you build your practice is absolutely empowering.  It can lead to the lightbulb moment that can be the catalyst for tremendous growth in your practice. Today, we will be talking with 2[…]

Lawyers and Wellness: Beyond the Usual Discussion with Jennifer Longtin [LGE053]

Do you take time to work on your own wellness? Wellness has gotten a lot more attention in recent years within our profession, which is good. Wellness activities can be group runs, yoga classes, and maybe even workshop sessions talking about wellness.  Jennifer Longtin is a criminal defense attorney in Denver, Colorado that specializes in[…]

The Ethics of Law Practice Systems and Project Management With John Grant [LGE 050]

Technology is pulling lawyers and law practices into the modern age but how can you, as a lawyer and business owner, use technology to improve your practice management while remaining compliant with the ethics rules? Along with using technology, how can you apply project management concepts to improve your business? I’m joined by John Grant,[…]

Self-Representation: When It Works and When It Doesn’t [LGE 049]

On Today’s episode, we will discuss representing yourself, and how it can be the only feasible option for some lawyers. Our host Megan does not think self-representation is such a terrible idea. Tune in today and hear why it can be a good idea to represent yourself.   Show Highlights: Everyone’s experience representing themselves is[…]

IOLTA Accounts: Best Practices and Chief Discipline Concerns [LGE 048]

On today’s episode, we will discuss Trust Accounts, Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA). We are is finding there are a lot of questions about IOLTAs, and that there are many attorneys that could benefit from best practices for them. Join us today as we discover what you should know about IOLTA’s and some safeguards[…]

Set Your Client Relationship Up For Success By Re-evaluating Your Fee Agreements [LGE 47]

We’ve all heard tales of the horror stories from attorney-client relationships that have gone horribly wrong. Regardless of who is right and who is wrong, both parties suffer when this happens. With a few simple guidelines and a few hours of your time, you can implement a process that will help you and your clients[…]