Ethically Outsourcing Substantive Legal Work with Talitha Gray Kozlowski [LGE 083]

LAWCLERK was started by three partners who saw a growth market in outsourced substantive legal work.  Answers to ethics questions were critical to establishing a marketplace for lawyers seeking lawyer help on their substantive legal work.  In this episode, Megan and guest Talitha Gray Kozlowski dive into the ethics issues facing lawyers who need some[…]

Ethically Savvy Business Travel

Lawyers travel frequently for business, be it conferences or client work or other professional development.  As Megan gets ready to head to the California Lawyers Association annual meeting and the Clio Cloud Conference, she shares some of her tips for remaining ethically compliant while being productive on the road.  Topics include: – Securely using the[…]

Law Firm Breakups and Operating Agreements with Jonathan Hawkins [LGE 077]

Lawyer for lawyers and their firms, Jonathan Hawkins, joins Megan in this episode to talk about the business side of law firms.  Partnerships and other firms should have operating agreements in place, because without them, the inevitable breakup is ugly and messy.  This is a great companion episode to Episode 75 on succession planning with[…]

Small Firm Roadmap from Lawyerist with Stephanie Everett [LGE076]

Lawyerist is a community of forward-thinking lawyers, and its leadership team has written a book to help lawyers build their own small law firm of the future.  In this episode, Megan sits down with co-author Stephanie Everett to talk about the book, why it was written, why change is coming to the legal profession, and[…]

Succession Planning for Law Firms with Dylan Hyatt [LGE 075]

Estate planning lawyer Dylan Hyatt joins Megan on this episode to talk about how to protect a solo lawyer’s biggest professional asset – their firm.  Highlights include: What happens when a lawyer is suddenly incapacitated with no succession plan in place Why we need a succession plan, and it’s not only for sudden incapacity or[…]