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Balancing Act

Balancing Act

By Claire Tralle
Claire and Liz discuss Law, Life, and everything between.
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15. Sharing Personal Information

Balancing Act

38. Looking Forward to the Present
What will the present hold?  August 2020 Claire and Liz speculate what life will be like for Fall 2020 Claire and Liz.
November 2, 2020
37. Expectations vs. Reality
Did Legally Blonde get it right?  Liz and Claire discuss the reality of practicing the law compared to their expectations.  
October 19, 2020
36. Employees
🎵 Employees! HUH! What are they good for?🎵
October 5, 2020
35. Tech Essentials
During Covid-19, what technology do you need to run a successful practice?
September 21, 2020
34. Bias in the Law: Pt. 2
A continuation of Liz and Claire's conversation about bias.
September 8, 2020
33. Bias in the Law: Pt. 1
Liz and Claire discuss bias in the legal system.
August 24, 2020
32. Changes in Bankruptcy Law
Claire and Liz discuss changes in bankruptcy law due to COVID-19.
August 3, 2020
31. Changes in Family Law
Liz and Claire discuss changes in Family Law due to COVID-19.
July 20, 2020
30. Estate Planning During a Pandemic
Claire discusses her estate planning practice and how it has changed with Liz.
June 8, 2020
29. Changes in the Law due to COVID-19
COVID-19 has changed everything, including the law.  Liz and Claire discuss how.
May 26, 2020
28. Pandemic Check-in.
Liz and Claire check in about how they're doing and discuss strategies in this strange new world COVID-19 has brought us.
May 11, 2020
27. Business Stress V Personal Stress
Liz and Claire discuss stress in different aspects of their lives.
April 13, 2020
26. Tax Considerations for Business Owners
Claire and Liz discuss the one universal constant besides death.  Taxes.
March 30, 2020
25. Timetracking and Billing
Liz and Claire discuss the art of getting paid.
March 16, 2020
24. Client Lists and Checklists
Liz and Claire discuss valuable tools for helping clients.
March 2, 2020
23. Educating Clients
Claire and Liz discuss how they keep their clients informed.
February 17, 2020
22. The Initial Consult
Claire and Liz discuss meeting with the client for the first time.
February 4, 2020
21. Hiring An Attorney
Liz and Claire discuss the hiring process.
January 21, 2020
20. Fee Structures
Liz and Claire discuss how they decide how much to charge for their services.
January 6, 2020
19. Self Care
Liz and Claire talk self-care as business owners.
December 16, 2019
18. What Has Changed?
Claire and Liz discuss changes they've made in their law practices.
November 25, 2019
17. Continuing Education
Claire and Liz discuss how they handle their Continuing Legal Education.
November 12, 2019
16. Balancing Kids' and Clients' Needs
How do you balance parenting with business ownership?
October 21, 2019
15. Sharing Personal Information
Claire and Liz discuss sharing personal information.
October 7, 2019
14. Communicating with Clients
Claire and Liz discuss how they communicate with their clients.
September 19, 2019
13. Communicating with Opposing Counsel
Liz and Claire discuss how to professionally and effectively communicate with opposing counsel.
August 19, 2019
12. Communicating with Pro Se Litigants
How do you talk to an opposing party if they don't have legal representation?  In this episode, Claire and Liz discuss communicating with Pro Se litigants.
August 13, 2019
11. Marketing
You've opened your solo practice.  Now how do you get the word out?  Liz and Claire discuss different marketing strategies.
July 22, 2019
10. Becoming
Claire and Liz fangirl about Michelle Obama.
July 8, 2019
9. Law Changes
Claire and Liz talk about keeping up with changes in the law.
June 18, 2019
8. Work-Life Boundaries
Claire and Liz talk about how to keep work life and home life separate when you have your own solo practice.
June 3, 2019
7. Positives and Negatives of Running Your Own Business (Part 2)
Liz and Claire discuss the positives of owning a small business.
May 20, 2019
6. Positives and Negatives of Running Your Own Business (Part 1)
Liz and Claire talk about the surprises that come with running your own firm.  Debunking myths in the process.
May 6, 2019
5. Office Expenses
Claire and Liz discuss the costs of opening and operating a solo practice.
April 22, 2019
4. Office Space Options
Claire and Liz discuss options for offices.  Do you need a physical location?  What's a virtual office?
April 8, 2019
3. Tech Needs
Liz and Claire discuss technology.  What does your business need to get started?
March 25, 2019
2. Starting a Practice
Claire and Liz talk nuts and bolts of getting a solo practice off the ground.
March 11, 2019
1. Solo Practice Origin Story
Liz and Claire discuss how and why they opened their solo practices.
February 25, 2019