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[…]

Growing Your Practice Through Digital Information Products with Jess Birken [LGE 038]

Following our presentation at Clio Conference, my co-presenter, Jess Birken, and I sat down to reflect on our discussion of our presentation topic  – growing your practice through digital information products. Whether it’s for additional income or to increase access to justice, there are many reasons to consider creating digital products. We discuss what lawyers[…]

The Power of Building Your Network and How to Do It Effectively [LGE 035]

They say your “network is your net worth.” This is especially true in the legal profession. Surrounding yourself with the right people and building your network can prove to be crucial to your success and career longevity. It’s important, then, for lawyers to get outside of their offices and meet others. But what’s the best[…]

Ethics Issues in the Development of Innovative Legal Products with Erin Levine [LGE 034]

For many lawyers with innovative ideas for their practices, those ideas rarely get a chance to blossom because of certain restraints in the ethics rules, unfortunately. If you’re looking to implement new services or develop legal products and are unsure of what the ethics rules allow or disallow, you’ll truly enjoy this conversation. More importantly,[…]

Breaking Down the Duty of Technological Competence with Ivy Grey [LGE 032]

ABA Model Rule 1.1 states that a lawyer shall provide competent representation to a client. While this duty has existed for a while, the more recent addition of Comment 8 to Rule 1.1 makes it essential for lawyers to “keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated[…]