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Everything Except the Law - Presented by Answering Legal

Everything Except the Law - Presented by Answering Legal

By Answering Legal
You’ve followed our blog content, read our eBooks, and participated in our discussion groups. Now, Answering Legal is stepping up to the mic.

Our company is launching its very first podcast. It’s called “The Everything Except The Law Podcast”, and focuses on things lawyers have to deal with in their everyday lives, that they weren’t exactly trained to handle in law school.

Topics of discussions will include:
Legal public relations during times of crisis, building a proper website for the digital age, getting started with video marketing, and choosing the right legal tech for your firm.
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Talking Solo & Small Law Firm Issues With Legal Blogger Carolyn Elefant
Episode 31 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Carolyn Elefant, a long-time attorney and founder of the blog MyShingle.com. In this episode, Carolyn and podcast host Nick Werker discuss characteristics shared by today's most successful solo and small law firm attorneys, whether lawyers are better off taking their firm virtual, future challenges law firms need to start preparing for now and much more!  About our guest: Carolyn Elefant is owner of Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant, a national law firm focused on power, pipelines and property and a longtime blogger who has covered solo and small firm practice, legal innovation, diversity in the legal profession and the future of law for decades at her blog, MyShingle.com and other online publications. Carolyn has been quoted in publications like the New York Times, featured in the ABA Journal and appeared on the Daily Show. Known as the patron saint of solo and small firm practice, Carolyn's book Solo by Choice has helped to launch thousands of solo and small law firms.  Carolyn has been named an Energy and Environmental Super Lawyer since 2012 (the only small firm lawyer on a list of AmLaw 200 firms), an ABA Legal Rebel (2010), a Fastcase 50 Innovator (2011) and an ABA Woman of Legal Tech (2014). Learn more about Carolyn at https://myshingle.com/. Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law. Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here: The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
39:20
September 20, 2022
Sam Mollaei Teaches Lawyers How To Take Their Firm Virtual
Episode 30 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Sam Mollaei, the Founder and CEO of Legal Funnel. In this episode, Sam and podcast host Nick Werker discuss how Sam went from quitting his law firm job to running a virtual practice, what attorneys need to have in place before going virtual, why lawyers risk falling behind if they don't automate their practice and much more! About our guest: Sam Mollaei, Esq. is a legal disruptor. He pioneered the Virtual Law Firm model, building 3 multi-million dollar virtual law firms in less than 5 years. As a lawyer he has generated over 12,000 clients online and gathered over 3,000 5.0 star Google reviews. Sam has also helped thousands of lawyers around the world create their own profitable virtual law firm through his multi-million dollar online academy, Legal Funnel. He's on a mission to liberate stressed and overwhelmed lawyers and lead them to wealth and freedom by building a virtual law firm. Book a Call To Learn More About Legal Funnel Here: https://legalfunnel.com Get #1 Book For Lawyers "Virtual Law Firm Secrets" Here: https://legalfunnel.com/book Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law. Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here: The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
29:17
August 18, 2022
EETL Podcast, Episode 29: Robert Ingalls Details How Lawyers Can Get Started With Podcasting
Episode 29 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Robert Ingalls, the Chief Podcast Strategist at LawPods.   In this episode, Robert and podcast host Nick Werker discuss why lawyers should be eager to dive into the podcasting world, what is needed to launch a podcast, how to make your podcast stand out from the pack and much more!   About our guest: Robert Ingalls is a recovering attorney, professional speaker, and the founder of LawPods, one of the first podcast content marketing agencies for law firms. At LawPods, Robert and his team help some of the premier law firms in the world launch and grow branded podcasts that build relationships, boost SEO, and drive revenue.  Robert's path from trial lawyer to Podcast Producer was anything but direct. For years he battled anxiety from the pressure, long hours, and constant conflict of a litigation career. When he was finally ready to throw in the towel, he had no idea what to do next. With no business/marketing background and only a love for podcasts he discovered making one for his firm; Robert decided to see if lawyers would pay him to help them launch podcasts. Within four years, LawPods was producing podcasts for the biggest brands in law.  As a speaker, Robert frequently speaks on Podcast Content Marketing, Prioritizing Mental Health, Entrepreneurship, and Law Office Technology. In his spare time, he enjoys teaching podcasting at community events, traveling, spending time with his wife and daughters, and riding his skateboard.   Learn more about LawPods at https://lawpods.com/.   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
52:02
August 10, 2022
Andrew Nasrinpay Explains Everything Lawyers Need To Know About Google Screened And LSAs
Episode 28 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Andrew Nasrinpay, a partner at MeanPug Digital.   In this episode, Andrew and podcast host Nick Werker discuss the biggest benefits that come from local service ads, how to get started using Google Screened, strategies for boosting your ad results and much more!   About our guest:  Andrew is a partner at MeanPug Digital leading all advertising projects. Prior to founding MeanPug with co-founder Bobby Steinbach, Andrew spent three years as the director of paid advertising at one of the largest law firms in the country. He has managed over 300 million dollars in advertising and loves finding new methods to acquire clients at scale.   About MeanPug:  MeanPug Digital is a full-service digital marketing agency for law firms that views each of our clients as true business partners. We love helping law firms grow, and our personalized approach to our work reflects that. Unlike other legal marketing agencies that may only offer one service, we do it all. We love to get in the trenches with our clients and help them find the hidden opportunities that will launch them to the next level of success. We specialize in design and branding, web development, legal content, SEO, PPC, PR, and strategic consulting for ambitious firms. Learn more at https://www.meanpug.com/.   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
38:42
June 30, 2022
Ronnie Deaver Breaks Down Everything Lawyers Need To Know About Google Business Profile
Episode 27 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Ronnie Deaver, the founder of NoBull Marketing.  In this episode, Ronnie and podcast host Nick Werker discuss steps for getting properly setup with a Google Business Profile (formerly known as Google My Business) account, why getting reviews on Google is so vital for growing law firms, advanced strategies for making the most of your Google Business Profile and much more!  About our guest: Ronnie Deaver is the CEO of NoBull Marketing, a lawyer-exclusive marketing agency that specializes in generating leads and increasing PNC to paying client close rates with Google My Business & Sales Training. In that capacity he created the first 100% guarantee in the industry, offering to pay back everything - even the advertising budget a client has spent - if he can’t make it profitable. That offer quadrupled the client base of NoBull Marketing in three months and it’s still going strong.  Learn more about NoBull Marketing here: http://ow.ly/EFRj30slcm5  For a more in-depth breakdown of the topics covered in this episode, check out Ronnie's recent podcast discussion with lawyer Susan Guthrie: http://ow.ly/p3GC30slcKO  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.  Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy  A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny  11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
01:05:26
June 15, 2022
Andrew Finkelstein, Litigator And Author Of "I Hope We Never Meet", Joins The EETL Podcast
Episode 26 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Andrew Finkelstein, an accomplished litigator, author and lecturer.  In this episode, Andrew and podcast host Nick Werker discuss advising individuals going through the aftermath of a devastating catastrophe, helping clients overcome the fear of making the wrong decision, the role virtual trials should play in the future of legal and much more!  About our guest: Andrew Finkelstein, a managing partner of five law firms (Finkelstein & Partners, LLP; Jacoby & Meyers, LLP; Fine, Olin & Anderman, LLP; Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP; and Diller Law, LLP), a noted consumer activist, and accomplished litigator, represents victims in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He teaches advanced trial practices at the Trial School and is a frequent lecturer, serving pro bono for a variety of organizations, including the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.  Purchase Andrew's book "I Hope We Never Meet: Client Stories of Tragedy, Recovery and Accountability From a Life in Deterrence Law" here: http://ow.ly/9CNQ30skqVy  Learn about the Trial School here: http://ow.ly/R44b30skqVz  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.  Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy  A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny  11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
30:12
June 02, 2022
Law Firm Mentor Allison Williams Shares Tips On Creating Systems For Your Legal Practice
Episode 25 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! This time we're speaking with Allison Williams, a business coach for solo law firm owners.  In this episode, Allison and podcast host Nick Werker discuss some of the biggest mistakes attorneys make in the early years of running their practice, why it's so vital for lawyers to have proper systems in place for their firm, how to avoid becoming burnt out and much more!  About our guest:  Allison Williams, known as the Law Firm Mentor, is the owner of two successful companies. She is Founder of Williams Law Group, a full service family law firm where she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as Matrimonial Law Attorney, and is certified by National Board of Trial Advocacy in Family Law.  After taking Williams Law Group from start-up to a multi-million dollar business in 3.5 years, she created a second business, Law Firm Mentor, where she provides business coaching services for Solo and Small Law Firm attorneys helping them grow their revenues, crush chaos in business and make more money.  Visit Allison's website: http://ow.ly/Ntmt30sjviM  Check out her Crushing Chaos podcast: http://ow.ly/qMiH30sjviK  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.  Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy  A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny  11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
38:54
May 18, 2022
Better Managing Time And Increasing Productivity With Attorney Christopher Earley
Episode 24 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with personal injury attorney Christopher Earley. In this episode, Christopher and podcast host Nick Werker discuss why attorneys should aim to follow the 80-20 rule, how to go about delegating tasks, strategies for limiting the amount of time spent on phone calls and emails and much more!  About our guest: Christopher Earley is a personal injury attorney and author in Boston who since 2005 has concentrated his practice on the representation of the seriously injured and their families. When not working on growing and scaling his firm, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is also a really bad drummer. He encourages lawyers looking to grow their practices to contact him as he loves discussing all things related to growing a law firm. Learn about Christopher's firm here: http://chrisearley.com  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.  Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy  A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny  11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/free-t...  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com  Special thanks to James Publishing for sponsoring this week's episode.  Learn more about James Marketing Amplifier here: https://jamesamplifier.com/  The background music used in our opening advertisement can be found here: https://www.free-stock-music.com/mixa..
45:06
April 21, 2022
Long-Time Lawyer Coach Gary Mitchell Offers Guidance On Managing A Law Practice During COVID-19
Episode 23 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Gary Mitchell, Founder, and Principal at OnTrac® Coach.    In this episode, Gary and podcast host Nick Werker discuss the advantages that come from running a virtual law practice, how to maintain a high level of client service during COVID-19, overcoming the great resignation and more!  About our guest:  Now In his 16th year as a business coach specializing in the legal industry, Gary works with Managing Partners, Partners, Associates, Law Clerks, Paralegals, and Legal Assistants. Gary is deeply passionate about helping Lawyers and Law Firms become more entrepreneurial in their approach to the Business of Law and to capitalize on the opportunities that exist in this ever-changing marketplace. As a Coach, he takes a very practical, tactical, and down-to-earth approach. Gary’s clients feed off his entrepreneurial energy and drive and appreciate his 'street smarts.' They value his timely and frank advice. When you work with Gary, you will recognize his tenacity and narrow focus on you, and your results.    After several years in development, Gary has recently released his Business App for Lawyers. The OnTrac® Practice Builder App. It guides lawyers through the various stages proven in his coaching programs to help them grow their practices and firms and become more profitable.    You can access the Practice Builder App at https://ontraccoach.com/practice-builder-app/  Gary can be reached at gary@ontraccoach.com or on WhatsApp at +1 52 322 302 1783   Purchase Gary's book "Growing A Law Practice During COVID-19" here: http://ow.ly/Ym2t30sbB8a  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
56:26
February 25, 2022
Discussing A Historic Moment With DRI President Douglas K. Burrell
Episode 22 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Douglas K. Burrell, President of DRI, The Voice of the Defense Bar.   In this edition of the podcast, we celebrate a historic moment in the legal industry, as for the first time ever, four of the country’s top bar associations are being led by Black presidents. Douglas K. Burrell joins us to reflect on the news, and discuss some of the biggest challenges being faced by women and diverse attorneys today.   About our guest: Douglas K. Burrell is a partner in the Atlanta office of Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP. He has developed comprehensive experience while serving as first chair on more than 40 jury trials and more than 100 bench trials. He is the Chair of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Mediation and Trial Academy and serves as faculty on the NITA Deposition Skills Program. Mr. Burrell's practice consists of civil defense litigation with an emphasis on wrongful death and catastrophic injury, construction law, premises liability, transportation/trucking law and product Liability.    Learn more about DRI here: https://www.dri.org/  Learn more about the historic moment being celebrated in this conversation: https://www.dri.org/news/news-detail/2022/02/01/black-history-month-historic-year  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.     Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedule-demo/  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
40:13
February 21, 2022
Getting Back To Content Marketing Basics With Annette Choti
Episode 21 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Annette Choti, the president of the legal marketing agency Law Quill. In this episode, Annette and podcast host Nick Werker discuss 2021’s most noteworthy legal marketing trends, how to create content that Google will love and methods for securing valuable backlinks for your website About our guest: Annette Choti is an attorney of 20 years, and the President & Owner of Law Quill, a legal digital marketing agency focused on law firms. Law Quill is a full-service digital marketing for attorneys, and provides websites, SEO-optimized content, SEO audits, social media marketing, branding, and pay per click advertising. Annette hosts the podcast Legal Marketing Lounge. Annette used to do theatre and professional comedy, which is not so different from the legal field if we are all being honest. Annette can be found on LinkedIn or at annette@lawquill.com Check out Annette's recent blog post on publishing articles in major media outlets: http://ow.ly/fCXz30s8RpR Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law. Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here: The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2022: http://ow.ly/Aw3Q30s9hKy A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu... Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
47:14
February 01, 2022
Top Georgia Attorney Darl Champion Gives Tips On How To Provide A Better Client Experience
Episode 20 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Darl Champion, a personal injury and wrongful death attorney at The Champion Firm   In this episode, Darl and podcast host Nick Werker discuss what lawyers can do to build trust with their clients, how providing great client service can lead to more new cases and the secret to getting clients to review your practice.   About our guest:   Darl Champion is a trial lawyer with significant experience representing plaintiffs in a variety of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving serious car and trucking accidents, premises liability claims, defective products, medical negligence, and railroad accidents and injuries. He has represented plaintiffs in every federal district court in Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and numerous state and superior courts throughout Georgia.   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
43:49
January 18, 2022
Exposing The Google Algorithm and Simplifying SEO For Lawyers With Jason Hennessey
Episode 19 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Jason Hennessey, an internationally-recognized SEO expert, and author of the book "Law Firm SEO: Exposing the Google Algorithm to Help You Get More Cases".   In this episode, Jason and podcast host Nick Werker discuss recent SEO trends, how investing in SEO can increase the value of your practice, whether or not content is still king and much more!    About our guest:   Jason Hennessey is a speaker, entrepreneur, and business executive. Since 2001, Jason has been reverse-engineering the Google algorithm as a self-taught student and practitioner of SEO and search marketing.    His expertise led him to grow and sell multiple businesses, starting with a dot-com in the wedding industry. After presenting his SEO knowledge to a group of lawyers in 2009, Jason founded and later sold Everspark Interactive, cementing his reputation as a thought leader and authority in SEO for the legal industry. As CEO of Hennessey Digital since 2015, Jason grew a small consultancy to a $10MM+ business that made the Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row, and he also runs SEO industry news site iloveseo.com.   A keynote speaker and frequent podcast and webinar guest, Jason is a columnist for the Washington Post and a regular contributor to Entrepreneur, Inc., and the National Law Review. His team recently opened Hennessey Studios, a state-of-the-art audio and video production facility located in the Television Academy building in the heart of Hollywood where Jason hosts The Jason Hennessey Podcast interviewing entrepreneurs and business leaders. He also recently published Law Firm SEO, described as the “holy grail of digital marketing for lawyers.”   Buy your copy of "Law Firm SEO: Exposing the Google Algorithm to Help You Get More Cases" here: http://ow.ly/ZgM530s1BM3  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny11  Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: hhttps://www.answeringlegal.com/schedule-demo/  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
29:16
November 29, 2021
Learn How Adopting Legal Tech Has Transformed The Practice Of Top Ohio Attorney Benjamin Luftman
Episode 18 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Benjamin Luftman, a partner at the Columbus based law firm Luftman, Heck & Associates.    In this episode, Benjamin and podcast host Nick Werker discuss how using legal tech has helped transform Benjamin's practice, why being accessible to clients is key for attorneys at growing firms, how Benjamin's staff managed to thrive under remote working conditions and much more!    About our guest:   An experienced and accomplished legal advocate, Benjamin L. Luftman is a founding partner at Luftman, Heck & Associates and has practiced law for thirteen years. His sole practice areas are in criminal law and traffic violations, having represented clients in cases ranging from the most serious felonies to minor traffic offenses, with a particular concentration in the area of Ohio DUIs and OVI law.   Here's where you can learn more about Benjamin's firm:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LuftmanHeck/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/luftman-heck-&-associates-llp/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/lawyercbus YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CMHCriminalAttorney    Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedule-demo/  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
43:20
October 26, 2021
Exploring The Future Of Legal Tech & Financial Solutions For Attorneys- With Nota CEO Paul Garibian
Episode 17 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Paul Garibian, a FinTech expert and the CEO of Nota.   In this episode, Paul and podcast host Nick Werker cover the current state of legal tech, how to choose the best technology for your law firm, what makes Nota an ideal banking solution for solo attorneys and small law firms and much more!   About our guest:   Fintech expert, entrepreneur, and executive, Paul Garibian, has spent nearly 20 years helping financial institutions drive product development and grow revenue and market share. Paul currently serves as president of Nota, an innovative legal industry fintech solution powered by M&T Bank that adds value through increased productivity and decreased compliance risk. Built primarily for small law firms and solo attorneys, Nota offers business checking and trust account management that integrates into the workflows of law firms making it seamless and efficient for attorneys to adhere to accounting requirements.   Learn more about Nota here: http://ow.ly/K84r30rVARa  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
31:06
October 11, 2021
Hiring Top Talent For Your Firm And Decreasing Employee Turnover- With Alay Yajnik
Episode 16 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Alay Yajnik, a speaker, business coach, and author of the book “Staffing Up: The Attorney’s Guide To Hiring Top Talent”.   In this episode, Alay and podcast host Nick Werker cover costly hiring mistakes, tips for building your law office dream team, the types of interview questions attorneys should be asking and much more!     About our guest:  Alay Yajnik is a law firm growth expert and founder of Law Firm Success Group. He has run a $100MM business and built a $5MM business from the ground up. Alay’s team is dedicated to helping busy lawyers across the country make more money, work fewer hours, and spend more time doing the things they love by running their law firm as a business. Alay is the author of Staffing Up: The Attorney's Guide to Hiring Top Talent, the first book on hiring for lawyers. He is the founder of Law Firm Success Group and the host of the Lawyer Business Advantage podcast. Alay Yajnik holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Santa Clara University.   Learn more about the Law Firm Success Group here: http://ow.ly/RnP330rS8JT  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedule-demo/  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
41:25
August 31, 2021
Transitioning Into A Post-COVID State And Adopting A Today Normal Mindset - With Dr. Monica Delgado
Episode 15 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Monica Delgado, Ph.D., who is a Doctor of Psychology and executive coach.    In this episode, Dr. Delgado explains the concept of “today normal” and discusses how lawyers can embrace and leverage it to be more effective in these uncertain times.   About our guest:  Monica Delgado, Ph.D., is an executive coach with the law firm Harris St. Laurent & Wechsler LLP in New York City. She has 20 years of experience working with individuals involved in high-stakes legal cases. Dr. Delgado works with the firm's legal teams at critical and stressful stages of their cases to prepare clients for peak performance. This includes depositions, testifying at trial or during arbitration, preparing for settlement negotiations and navigating the unwinding of business relationships.   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedule-demo/  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
48:02
August 02, 2021
Liel Levy Shares His Proven Formula For How Law Firms Can Win The Hispanic Market
Episode 14 of the "Everything Except The Law" podcast has arrived! In this episode we speak with Liel Levy, co-founder of the bilingual digital marketing agency Nanato Media and co-author of the new book “Beyond Se Habla Español: How Lawyers Win the Hispanic Market”.    This episode details everything law firms need to know about putting together marketing campaigns specifically for Hispanic legal consumers.  About our guest:  Liel Levy is the Head of Partnerships at Nanato Media. He's also the co-host of In Camera Podcast, a weekly podcast dedicated to legal marketing. He has conducted several workshops at Google Austin as part of the Google Digital Coches program, which helps local Hispanic and Black small-business owners leverage the power of Google and digital platforms. His new book, "Beyond Se Habla Español", provides all the insights you need to build a cost-effective, revenue-generating, competitor-proof marketing strategy for the modern American law firm. The book was co-written with Natalie Fragkouli, the Head of Digital at Nanato Media.   Purchase "Beyond Se Habla" on Amazon here: http://ow.ly/Ex9x30rNBm5  Learn more about the book here: https://nanatomedia.com/beyond-se-habla-espanol/  About Nanato Media: Nanato Media is a marketing agency in Austin, Texas, focused on helping law firms across the nation run relevant, expert campaigns targeting local Hispanic markets. By leveraging the power of Nanato Media, law firms have access to their own team of multicultural marketers to execute cost-effective and winning strategies.   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Lawyer's Complete Guide To 2021: http://ow.ly/YzPe30rNBnr A Guide To Lawyer Wellness: http://ow.ly/ZxeS30rNBny 11 Best Legal Softwares: http://ow.ly/djSP30rNBnZ  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedule-demo/  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
52:55
July 13, 2021
Talking Legal Software Options And Technology Trends With CASEpeer's Gabriela Cubeiro
Episode number 13 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Gabriela Cubeiro of CASEpeer.      Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l​...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t​...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1​...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu​...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
56:25
March 29, 2021
How To Do More With Your Law Degree And Build A Lucrative Practice - Author Ali Katz Joins Us
Episode number 12 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Ali Katz. Ali Katz's New Law Business Model is transforming the lives and law practices of lawyers committed to turning their law degrees into their highest value asset. Ali has appeared on Good Morning America, the Today Show, and radio and television across the country. In 2020, Ali was named by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the 20 powerful women founders of the year. And, today, Ali is the CEO of two companies, New Law Business Model and Eyes Wide Open, and just published her next book, the New Law Business Model Revealed.   Client Intake & Enrollment Process Guide: https://get.newlawbusinessmodel.com/client-intake-organic-fb Amazon Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/New-Law-Business-Model-Lucrative-ebook/dp/B08QDR64NK/  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
53:52
February 22, 2021
Attorney Coach Doug Brown Shares Tips On Increasing Productivity And Finding Clients You'll Love
Episode number 11 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Doug Brown, the CLO at Summit Success International and executive coach. This episode focuses on three of the hottest issues for lawyers: how to make more money in less time, avoid burnout and have the life you really deserve.   In their conversation, Nick and Doug cover:  How lawyers can become masters of their time and energy - and why it matters  Why remote work impacts work-life balance, and what to do about it. What is the one big mistake lawyers make in marketing - and how to correct it.  How to avoid and break through overwhelm and burnout   Why it is important to celebrate successes, and how it leads to more success.   Contact Doug doug@summit-success.com  Website / Learn more:  www.summit-success.com/lawyer   You’ll really enjoy this fun and far-reaching episode with strategies you can put to work today.   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
56:24
January 22, 2021
Two Former Lawyers Share The Secrets To Overcoming Occupational Burnout!
Episode number 10 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Cynthia Sharp and Becky Howlett of the Legal Burnout Solution.  We're discussing how you can recognize the signs of burnout, as well as many other things concerning the mental well being of attorneys, and what you can do about it. We also cover a variety of things you can do to combat burnout. We even have a quick meditation session at the end.   Check out their website at www.legalburnout.com  But, perhaps more importantly, become part of their community here: https://www.legalburnout.com/community.    Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
58:52
December 14, 2020
Breaking Down Recent Legal Trends and Discussing The Future Of Law With Clio CEO Jack Newton
Episode number 9 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Jack Newton, of Clio!   Jack is the CEO and Founder of Clio, a Legal Practice Management and Client Intake Software. We're speaking with Jack about the 2020 Clio Legal Trends Report, how we see the legal industry evolving, Jack's book, the Client Centered Law Firm, and learning more about the Clio program.    Check out the Clio 2020 Legal Trends Report Here: https://www.clio.com/resources/legal-trends/2020-report/ Visit the Clio site here: https://www.clio.com/ Check out Jack Newton's book: https://www.amazon.com/Client-Centered-Law-Firm-Succeed-Experience-Driven/dp/1989603327  Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
01:02:12
December 02, 2020
How Attorneys Can Collect More Money And Get It *FASTER* - Talking With Jordan Turk of LawPay!
Episode number 8 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Jordan Turk of LawPay!   Jordan is an Attorney working with LawPay on Legal Content and Compliance, and is also in private practice specializing in Family Law. Jordan is an expert in following State and Local BAR Associations' regulations in regards to appropriating client funds. She also has a ton of crazy insights and statistics on why diversifying your legal payment options will ultimately make you even more money.    Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
47:47
November 11, 2020
Why Lawyers Need To Be Proactive and *ALWAYS* Innovating - With Michele DeStefano of LawWithoutWalls
Episode number 7 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Michele DeStefano. Michele is the founder of LawWithoutWalls, an organization dedicated to changing how lawyers and business professionals partner to solve problems. She has also taught at some of the country's top law schools, and has written multiple books on the growing intersections between law, business, and legal innovation.   Check out the LawWithoutWalls site here: http://lawwithoutwalls.org/Here's a link to Michele's latest book: "Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Law" https://www.amazon.com/Legal-Upheaval-Creativity-Collaboration-Innovation/dp/1641051205 Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.   Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here: The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l... Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t... The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
51:45
October 22, 2020
What's The Real Key To Your Law Firm's Success? We Discussed With a Law Firm Consultant!
Episode number 6 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Jared Correia of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting.   Jared is the founder and CEO of his law firm consulting company, Red Cave. He also has his own podcast and is a columnist for various of the prominent legal blogs in the industry. Check out these links for more from Jared.   https://redcavelegal.com/  https://www.gideon.legal/  https://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/legal-toolkit/  https://www.attorneyatwork.com/author/jared-correia/   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
51:40
October 05, 2020
How Changing Your Mindset Can Have a *HUGE* Effect On Your Law Firm - Podcast For Lawyers
Episode number 5 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Attorney Jeremy Richter.   Jeremy is the author of several books that help to teach lawyers how to build a better law practice. His podcast, "Lawyerpreneur" is all about finding alternate paths to success and distinguishing yourself from others in the practice of law.    Check out all of Jeremy's books, his podcast, and his blog, here at https://www.jeremywrichter.com/    Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal?  Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
52:29
September 23, 2020
Why Is Mike Morse's Firm *INSANELY* Successful? He Runs It Like A Business. Here's How He Does It!
Episode number 4 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Mike Morse.   Mike is the founder of Mike Morse Law Firm, the largest personal injury law firm in Michigan. Since being founded in 1995, Mike Morse Law Firm has grown to 150 employees, served 25,000 clients, and collected more than $1 billion. A household name in Michigan, Mike gets over 20,000 calls per year requesting his services.   His new book, "Fireproof" can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/Fireproof-Five-Step-Unpredictable-Wildly-Profitable-ebook/dp/B088X41PPP   Instagram: https://instagram.com/855mikewins  Facebook: https://facebook.com/mikemorselawfirm  Twitter: https://twitter.com/855mikewins  LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/mikemorselawfirm  YouTube: https://youtube.com/mikemorselawfirm     Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
38:18
September 10, 2020
These Law Firm Marketing Strategies Are GAME CHANGERS - Talking Digital Marketing With Steven Long
Episode number 3 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Steven Long from Precision Legal Marketing about the best ways for law firms to get better visibility online. Steven has been in the industry a long time, and shares a lot of tips on where to go, and what to avoid.   Check out Steven's company, Precision Legal Marketing here: https://precisionlegalmarketing.com/   Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with me here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
54:30
August 17, 2020
This Law Firm Creates HUNDREDS of Videos a Month! Do They Get New Clients From It? Episode 2
Episode number 2 of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This time we're talking with Robert Gruler from R&R Law Group and Gruler Method about how his firm is able to use video and YouTube to get more business for his firm. More specifically, we're talking about his process for creating video, distributing content, and his new course where he helps you replicate this process.   Check out Robert's video course at www.grulermethod.com    Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here:  The Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l...  Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t...  The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...   Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with me here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...   Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
01:03:06
July 30, 2020
PR for Your Law Firm - Reputation EXPERT Michelle Calcote King Joins Us! Episode 1
Watch the video version of this podcast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo5uA0T5lo0 The first official episode of the Everything Except the Law Podcast! This is just one of the many types of videos you can expect from this series. Today we spoke with Michelle from Reputation Ink about managing your firm's public relations and how to navigate letting clients know you are available without coming across as "tone-deaf."    Subscribe to the Answering Legal Channel so you never miss an episode of Everything Except the Law.    Read more helpful stuff from Answering Legal here: T he Business Side of Running a Law Firm: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/l... Alternatives to Hiring a Law Firm Receptionist: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/t... The 11 Best Legal Softwares of 2020: https://www.answeringlegal.com/blog/1...  Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with me here: https://www.answeringlegal.com/schedu...  Give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com
31:24
July 14, 2020