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[…]

The Problem with How Lawyers Approach the Client Experience (and How to Fix It) with Jess Birken [LGE 046]

With increased competition from other lawyers as well as legal companies, the legal client nowadays has a lot of choices when it comes to hiring legal help. That’s why it is crucial for lawyers to recognize the importance of crafting a positive client experience that motivates the potential client to want to work with you[…]

How to Manage the Things that Can Go Wrong (and Right!) During Trial [LGE 045]

I recorded this episode while I was in the middle of a trial. I noticed that while we cover a lot of ethics-related topics on this show, all of the topics, like self-care and crossing ethical boundaries, become extremely apparent when you’re in trial. That’s why I’m sharing my insight on the good, the bad,[…]

Addressing and Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession with Erin Gerstenzang [LGE 044]

As the dialogue about overcoming implicit bias and workplace inequity gets louder in other industries, I’m taking a closer look at the state of unconscious bias in the legal industry to better understand how we can eliminate these biases in our profession. Joining me for this conversation is Erin Gerstenzang, Atlanta criminal defense attorney and[…]

Emerging Opportunities in the Cannabis Law Industry and Related Ethics with Jason Beahm [LGE 040]

Although it is relatively new, the cannabis industry is already seeing a boom in startups and businesses looking to capitalize on this new-found legalization (in certain states). With this growth comes a wave of lawyers looking to build name recognition in this niche practice area. In order to grow a successful cannabis law practice, it’s[…]