Lawyer-Scientist and Specialized Skills in Law Practice with Lisa Gonzalez [LGE 061]

Being a lawyer is a complex and strenuous profession and throwing forensics into the equation creates an entirely new concept to master. Lawyer-Scientist is a new title and only 69 people in the US currently hold that designation, and Lisa Gonzalez is one of them. Lisa specifically has a focus on forensics within the practice[…]

State Bar Probation: Managing Without Violation [LGE 060]

Being on probation with the State Bar can be more complex and significant than you might anticipate. When you are on probation, even the most unintentional or seemingly trivial mistake can lead to monumental consequences.  In today’s episode, Ethics Attorney, Megan Zavieh shares exactly what you need to know to make it through the probation[…]

Managing Your Online Reputation: From Poor Reviews to Bad Press + Everything in Between with Jordan Schuetzle [LGE 59]

Did you know that potential clients are judging you based on what others are saying about you online? In this episode we listen in on ABA TECHSHOW 2019 where Megan presented with Jordan Schuetzle Director, Proposition Strategy & Market Development Lead at Thomson Reuters. Jordan consults with lawyers and speaks at larger events on how[…]

Nurturing Your Social Media Presence to Avoid Ethics Issues with Erin Gerstenzang [LGE 057]

Social media is a necessary part of doing business in the digital age. As a lawyer, it’s important to be personable, likable, and professional on social media, but how exactly does one do that? In this episode, two well-informed and experienced attorneys discuss how to utilize social media and use it as a tool to[…]

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[…]