On the Road with Legal Talk Network

Legal Talk Network

Legal Talk Network On the Road covers the latest conferences, bar meetings, industry events, and trade shows. Recorded live from the conference room floor, our hosts interview bar presidents, committee and section chairs, and other leaders to offer an exclusive look at the biggest events in legal, as well as what is on the horizon for those who practice law.

All Episodes

What do you do when your company grows from a two-person startup into a billion dollar enterprise, operating internationally with a workforce over 500? You invest in the dreams of others... that’s what! Tune in to hear how Clio is investing in promising early-stage companies with diverse founders from its VP of Corporate Development Shubham Datta.

Oct 29

16 min 37 sec

Grow your firm and make more money! Hear what every law firm should know about the legal profession’s changes during the last two years. Clio’s Chief Operating Officer George Psiharis stops by to share what they learned putting together their annual Legal Trends Report. This free report can help dramatically boost your profits. Tune in to hear how!

Oct 29

14 min 33 sec

Hosted by Juan Thomas (former National Bar Association President), this episode features an in-depth conversation with future American Bar Association President Reginald Turner. Together they discuss the value of mentors, his vision for leadership, and the importance for young lawyers to get involved with the ABA.

Aug 4

14 min 52 sec

The Pandemic forced the legal profession to innovate and modernize its operations. With minds now open to change, this is the perfect time to implement much needed adjustments to help close the access-to-justice gap. This episode features host Patrick Palace (past Washington State Bar Association President) interviewing Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack from the Michigan Supreme Court. Together they discuss how the legal profession is not meeting the needs of the public, current drivers for change, and programs out there delivering results.

Aug 4

21 min 15 sec

Utah Supreme Court Justice Constandinos "Deno" Himonas updates us on the regulatory changes aimed at closing the access-to-justice gap nation-wide. Hosted by Thomas Rombach (former State Bar of Michigan President) and Joe Sullivan (former State Bar of Montana President), this episode delves into sandbox programs, non-lawyer ownership of law firms, and new advertising rules as well as the process for change in the legal profession.

Aug 4

18 min 44 sec

We’re headed back to our offices, bar associations, and the courts, but what does that mean for the future? While some wish to go back to the way things were before the pandemic, others recognize a big opportunity to improve the legal profession and move the needle forward. Hosted by Jayne Reardon from the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, this episode talks about those issues and more with Laura Farber and William Bay from the ABA Coordinating Group on Practice Forward.

Aug 4

16 min 42 sec

Ivan Hemmans and Brooke Moore offer seven bonus tech tips following their 60 in 60 appearances at ABA Techshow.

Mar 15

13 min 16 sec

Learn why law practice management expert Laura Keeler thinks firms should rethink office spaces rather than return to business as usual.

Mar 12

17 min 9 sec

TECHSHOW co-chairs Allan Mackenzie and Roberta Tepper discuss the process of moving the 2021 conference to an entirely virtual format.

Mar 12

18 min 54 sec

Damien Riehl demystifies AI applications in law firms and explains its potential for helping lawyers make better business decisions.

Mar 12

20 min 6 sec

Forget ads on billboards, buses, and in the Yellow Pages. Building a law practice today requires a new approach.

Mar 12

16 min 6 sec

In its fifth year, the Startup Alley Pitch Competition showcased a new group of 15 emerging companies in the legal tech market.

Mar 12

11 min 46 sec

Josh Leporati and Ben Schorr give a quick overview of how Microsoft Teams helps lawyers collaborate with ease in a highly secure environment.

Mar 12

15 min 19 sec

A U.S. Army general and law firm partner offer their global business and national security perspectives on using AI legally and ethically.

Mar 11

19 min 24 sec

At the intersection of legal need, a pandemic, and tech is the opportunity to develop a niche practice. This Atlanta lawyer has directions.

Mar 11

18 min 32 sec

The CEOs of Clio and Fastcase break down what it takes for lawyers to be innovators. Guess what? There’s no need to be a tech whiz.

Mar 11

17 min 14 sec

From the 2021 NCBP Midyear Meeting (ncbp.org): Judge Michael Burton and Ndidi Moses converse with Farrah Fite about how using design thinking led to major shifts in communications and access to justice.

Feb 15

33 min 23 sec

From the 2021 NCBP Midyear Meeting (ncbp.org): Karen Korr highlights steal-worthy program ideas in this conversation with Russ Jones.

Feb 8

9 min 22 sec

From the National Conference of Bar Presidents Midyear (ncbp.org): Dana and Keith Cutler talk with Alisha Udhwani about anti-bias strategies and tips to spot microaggressive behavior.

Feb 8

13 min 33 sec

From the 2021 NCBP Midyear Meeting (ncbp.org): Terry Hill and Logan Cornett demystify data, metrics, and KPIs with moderator Patrick Palace.

Feb 8

20 min 18 sec

Lawyer and speaker Mitch Jackson explains how building meaningful relationships builds trust and leads to referrals and increased business.

Oct 2020

26 min 34 sec

Tom West shares the importance of using online payment systems in law firms to keep pace with the increasing virtualization of the practice of law.

Oct 2020

15 min 43 sec

Legal Innovators CEO Bryan Parker shares why it’s important to make diversity and inclusion a business imperative rather than a nice-to-have.

Oct 2020

23 min 53 sec

Paula Davis-Laack shares tips for helping law firm teams communicate well and to develop a culture of resilience.

Oct 2020

17 min 11 sec

Mike Whelan shares tips on how to think through problems in your law firm and create purpose-driven solutions.

Oct 2020

14 min 4 sec

Clio’s COO shares the three things law firms did to succeed during the pandemic, making 40% more revenue per lawyer than their competitors.

Oct 2020

20 min 19 sec

Clio’s Jack Newton reveals key integrations, a game-changing client-centered app, and what works/doesn’t work with a distributed workforce.

Oct 2020

33 min 56 sec

Sharon Nelson and Lincoln Mead discuss both current and potential impacts of deepfakes on legal practice.

Mar 2020

8 min 38 sec

Jess Birken, Ben Sessions, Gyi Tsakalakis, and Erin Gerstenzang discuss the format of the new Un-Track for Doers at this year’s TECHSHOW.

Mar 2020

14 min 54 sec

Brett Burney and Paul Unger share app tips for mobile legal practice.

Mar 2020

12 min 24 sec

Mary Shen O’Carroll shares highlights from her keynote address focused on shifts in the legal economy.

Mar 2020

17 min 47 sec

Honorees Matt Homann, Pegeen Turner, Colin Lachance, and Sofia Lingos share responses to the topics chosen for their luncheon table talks.

Feb 2020

10 min 47 sec

Warren Agin and Benjamin Alarie offer highlights from their presentation at TECHSHOW 2020.

Feb 2020

17 min 2 sec

Lawyers often lack HR skills as employers, but learning to develop values-based hiring processes can help them attract the right talent for their firm. Host Greg Garman talks with Darlene Tonelli and Stephanie Everett about highlights from their TECHSHOW 2020 presentation on best practices for hiring and firing. Darlene Tonelli is the founder of Inter Alia Law in Toronto, Canada. Stephanie Everett of Lawyerist leads the community team that teaches lawyers how to run better businesses.

Feb 2020

17 min 15 sec

Shannon Salter and Jonathan Verk offer public and private sector perspectives on how online dispute resolution technology creates better outcomes for clients.

Feb 2020

22 min 46 sec

Jack Newton discusses strategies for keeping your law firm in step with current client expectations.

Feb 2020

34 min 13 sec

Matthew Stubenberg and Kenton Brice discuss their presentation ‘Seeing is Believing: Virtual Reality Preparedness’ and the impact VR can have for the legal industry.

Feb 2020

12 min 14 sec

Co-founders and brothers Alcide and Armond Honoré discuss the origins and ongoing development of their mobile call billing app Billseye.

Feb 2020

18 min 22 sec

Judy Perry Martinez shares updates on her presidency and current ABA projects.

Feb 2020

13 min 22 sec

Christian Lang, Matt Homann, and Dan Linna share their thoughts on how Inspire.Legal 2.0 facilitates conversations to better define and address the most pressing challenges in legal.

Feb 2020

25 min 57 sec

Carlos Gamez, Sanjay Kamlani, Lucy Bassli, and Haley Altman share guidance for easing the process of tech acquisition.

Feb 2020

14 min 45 sec

Laura Safdie, John Scrudato, Andrea Alliston, and Jeff Carr discuss the need for experiential training that prepares students and practitioners for the tech-driven future of law.

Feb 2020

21 min 2 sec

From Inspire.Legal 2.0, host Ralph Baxter talks with Jason Barnwell, Peter Krakaur, and Basha Rubin about the fundamental challenges that impede the process of creating and delivering new legal service models. They discuss takeaways from their un-panel and their overall focus on the importance of collaboration between stakeholders—both legal professionals and clients—to facilitate the creation of more effective legal service delivery models.

Feb 2020

19 min 39 sec

Zach Warren shares highlights from Legalweek 2020.

Feb 2020

18 min 25 sec

Dan Linna, Patrick Fuller, and Gina Passarella offer the biggest takeaways from their panel on what 40 years of data says about the state of the industry its future outlook.

Feb 2020

25 min 2 sec

Cynthia Brown, Michelle Dewey, and Jennifer Mendez discuss the benefits of robotic process automation in law firms.

Feb 2020

22 min 32 sec

Michele DeStefano, Bill Garcia, and Ari Kaplan share insights on the elements of successful change management in law firms.

Feb 2020

12 min 9 sec

Rose Walker, Zach Abramowitz, David Lat, and Chris Wilson discuss the growing opportunities for nontraditional careers in law.

Feb 2020

23 min 54 sec

Nicholas Bruch, Luis Fernando Guerra, Gina Passarella, and Karl Kong share insights from their panel on the large law firm shift toward providing alternative legal services.

Feb 2020

23 min 47 sec

James Sherer and Jordan Thompson discuss the implications of algorithmic malpractice.

Feb 2020

18 min 37 sec