On Building a Legal Tech Company with Alt Legal’s Nehal Madhani [GWL 87]

My guest in this episode is Nehal Madhani, attorney and founder and CEO of Alt Legal, a cloud-based IP docketing software. Nehal speaks regularly about the intersection of legal practice and technology.

What we discuss in this episode:

  • Why he decided to leave his BigLaw position to start a tech company
  • How he taught himself how to code
  • How Nehal gets
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Setting Up Systems for Building a Law Business with Franchise Attorney Josh Brown [GWL 86]

My guest Josh Brown, a franchise attorney and founder of The Law Office of Josh F. Brown in Indiana. Josh has built a thriving national practice helping people make smart franchise decisions, identify good franchise systems, work through franchise legal challenges, and grow through the franchise model.

Josh is also the creator and host of his very own podcast … Read More

From Viral Videos to a Super Bowl Commercial with Bryan Wilson – The Texas Law Hawk [GWL 85]

Bryan, a criminal defense attorney in Forth Worth, Texas, joins us to share his story of how he got started in creating videos and how they led him to create a commercial for the Super Bowl.

What we discuss in this episode:

  • Where his nickname came from and why he decided to keep using it
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3 Mindsets to Kickoff 2017 [GWL 84]

Happy New Year! Ahh the smell of possibility is in the air.

In today’s episode, I’m sharing the three mindsets I will be focusing on this year as I continue on this journey to make something of myself outside of the law, specifically, as a new business owner! Having the right mentality and attitude can make a world of difference when trying to build a career, start … Read More

“Those awful, lazy, entitled Millennials…”

If I had a dime for every time I heard a negative stereotype used to describe my generation, Generation Y, I’d be a rich gal. I’d also be a very cranky gal because I truly dislike how inaccurate so many of these stereotypes directed at Millennials are. Well, in this episode, I’m joined by several brilliant Millennial experts, authors, employers, and inter-generational team building experts to help shed light … Read More

Female Lawyer Exodus

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Why are there so many women leaving the practice of law? Even though 47% of law degrees are awarded to women, female lawyers make up only 36% of the profession in 2016. What is up with those numbers? I decided to reach out to several thought leaders on the issues of women in the law to hear their thoughts on what’s causing women to leave the law, or at the very Read More

Buyer’s Remorse

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About 8 years ago, I made a massive purchase, a 6-figure purchase. I purchased my legal education. I wasn’t alone. Thousands of other graduates made the same purchase I made. Sadly, soon after graduating and entering the legal profession, many new lawyers, like myself, found themselves experiencing buyer’s remorse. They felt unprepared and uninspired.

I set out to find out why law schools and legal education are not meeting the needs and … Read More

Creativity

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Is it possible for creativity to exist within the law? Can lawyers be creative in their practices or must they turn outwards for creative fulfillment?

In this episode, I explore the idea of creativity and whether or not it can exist in the law. Many believe that being a lawyer requires people to tap into a side of their brain (the left side) that doesn’t coincide with skills that are found on the … Read More

Time

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In this episode, I’m delving deep into the topic of time, specifically, the billable hour. Lawyers have such an interesting relationship with time. It seems like we’re in a constant race to gain more time in our lives. I wanted to learn about the origins of the billable hour to try to understand where it came from, why we’re using it today, and what lies ahead in its future. I propose the death Read More

Tips and Strategies for Negotiating Like a Pro with Dan Minc [GWL 78]

My guest today is Dan Minc, a New York city attorney and partner with the law firm Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, and Wolff LLP. Dan’s practice focuses on representing the most seriously injured victims of personal injury and medical malpractice. His accomplishments include an impressive stream of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.

What We Discuss in this Episode:

  • You make your own
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