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Legal Creatives Podcast

Legal Creatives Podcast

By Tessa Manuello
Empowering all professionals to think creatively and make bold proposals that will change the legal landscape. The Legal Creatives Podcast is created out of the real experiences and insights from host and world's renown legal innovation leader Tessa Manuello. Each episode will empower you with actionable insights on 21st Century Skills for the law, enable you to think more creatively, and inspire you to make bold proposals that will change the legal landscape.
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S02 Episode 2: Empathy, Tolerance and Resilience: 3 abilities I have learned on my journey to become a Legal Designer. Interview with Melissa Saucedo from Innovativ Law
Melissa Saucedo quitted her in-house position after 15 years in the corporate and investment banking industry, to start Beyond Law School® as a practical training created using the Design Thinking method, helping junior lawyers develop a set of practical skills to advance their careers in banking and corporate law, using information and communication technologies. Doing so, she found herself totally immersed in Design Thinking and got hooked by this innovation methodology.  The day she experienced an empathy exercise for her business using Design Thinking, putting herself in the shoes of her students to better understand their needs and perspectives, and she got a major Aha moment! She discovered how powerful and meaningful it could be to really care for her audience, something she was not used in the corporate world, where everything is very mechanical and very much cold-hearted. Since then she has read, educated and practiced Design thinking for law and this journey led her to create a boutique law firm with a fresh perspective, specialized in alternative legal services.  Now, at Innovativ Law, she provides alternative legal services to the business community and also aspiring legal innovators with everything they need using Legal Design. As an innovation centered organization, Melissa uses design-thinking methodologies to design creative solutions to legal and business problems. Creating touchpoints with clients based on trust, she is able to deliver innovative solutions and to keep her customers engaged with the creative process to work with her as a team. Today, Melissa joins the podcast to share what she's learned on this journey: Empathy, Tolerance and Resilience. These are the three abilities she has learned on her journey to become a Legal Designer. She admits one of her biggest challenges as an entrepreneur and Legal Designer is to learn how to empathize with customer’s needs and objectives. But she found useful techniques and new ideas she's sharing on the Podcast, combining them with a deep understanding that the practice of law is undergoing a fundamental transformation, she is convinced the design of the future law must address these changing influences.  Sharing is caring and sharing is learning! Be sure to share your insights from listening to the episode with Melissa Saucedo! If you feel this episode can be useful to a colleague or a friend, please share this episode with them so they can subscribe to the Legal Creatives Podcast and share their own insights too! Sharing is growing!  Since we're all about community, you can also decide to share this journey with professionals from all around the world with our community inside the academy. For more information on our programs, visit - Enjoy listening to this new Episode of the Season 02 of the Legal Creatives Podcast!! Thanks for being a part of this! 
February 23, 2021
S02 Episode 1: How I discovered my creativity as a lawyer and used it with UX in business development & communication strategies, and to make law understandable! An Interview with Antonella Puntriano.
Antonella Puntriano didn't believe she was creative. When she learned about the Academy and started to learn Legal Design, she discovered about the UX - User experience and how she could use the Legal Design methodology to improve communications at the law firms, but also increase the accessibility of the law and actively contribute to the transformation of the legal sector - in a very creative way! Now, at the law firm where she manages Business development and strategic communications, she uses the Legal Design methodology and channel her creativity to create communications centered on clients. She is key in making communications clear and actionable to increase client engagement and business development. Today, Antonella joins the podcast to share the story of how she found her creativity and got to focus on UX - User Experience, to bridge these two concepts that led her to innovate beyond the law firm, by starting the project of her life-time, redesigning the constitution in her country. Be sure to share this first Episode of this new Podcast Series with a colleague or a friend! The best way to learn is to share! Sharing your insights from listening to the episodes is key to maximize your learning and to implement new strategies. You can also join our Community inside the Academy to share this journey with professionals from all around the world. You're always welcomed ;) Enjoy listening to this new Series!
February 16, 2021
This Week! New Series on the Podcast! Discover real stories and insights from extraordinarily talented professionals in Legal Design around the world!
What we love the most at Legal Creatives, is to bring the community together! This is why we're announcing today a new Series for the Podcast featuring extraordinarily talented professionals from around the world. This means for the next weeks you will get to hear real stories in Legal Design from all over the world and gain even more real-life insights from our guests. Each episode is designed to inspire you to, to inform you of what's possible with Legal Design, and to transform you! This week, we're releasing the first episode of this Series and you can already get a preview of this interview here: Meet Antonella Puntriano, Lawyer and Business Development Manager and discover how Legal Design has transformed her as a legal professional with this short interview preview. Be sure to listen to the full interview tomorrow once it's released and since we're all about community, please share this episode preview so they can get to listen to this Series with you. In the meantime, you can also listen to previous 10 episodes by your Podcast Host Tessa Manuello, to get to discover and to use her real-life insights in Legal Design. Let's spread the word! The first episode will be released tomorrow, stay tuned!
February 15, 2021
S01 Episode 10: Legal disruption is not about tech.
Disruption is coming to law. And it's not about tech. So what is disruption all about? But most importantly, what you can do about it? Listen to this week's episode in which your Host Tessa Manuello demystifies legal disruption for you ... Surprise! You'll even get to listen to her latest keynote talk on the topic of Law, Creativity and Disruption,  considered one of the most remarkable speech delivered at the recent Legal Innovation and Tech Fest Online event. It's our way to celebrate you for the 10th episode of the Legal Creatives Podcast, as well as to celebrate our 1,000+ plays! Enjoy this week's episode and make sure to share it with friends and colleagues - whether they are interested in disruption or intrigued by it. Let's surprise them!
November 24, 2020
S01 Episode 9:How to get started with Legal Design?
Great news, you can get started today! Listen to this week's episode to discover how you can get started with Legal Design and gain insights from real-life Legal Design projects initiated by Antonella Puntriano and Julian Cornelius. You'll be surprised to realise it may be easier than you think. As long as you're willing to give it a try ... it's all about practicing! 
November 18, 2020
S01 Episode 8: Legal Design for contract clarity
A look at Legal Design for Contracts, ensuring not just legal protection but maximum understanding for contract users.
November 11, 2020
S01 Episode 7: The number 1 strategy we use at Legal Creatives to transform the Legal landscape
Discover the most important strategy we use at Legal Creatives to contribute to the transformation of the legal industry.  Gain real-life insights from your host Tessa Manuello and tips to make better decisions, to make the right decisions for your career, so you can move forward with your business ideas and Legal Design projects in the legal market.
November 3, 2020
S01 Episode 6: The Hidden Secrets of User Testing in Legal Design
Don't delay  the moment when you involve your users in the Legal Design process, get started right away! Build a community of users and potential clients for your product right now! User testing is a fundamental part of Legal Design to collect users insights and feedbacks, to move from problem to solution, engaging users all the way. Using real life insights and frameworks from your host Tessa Manuello, engage your users today to get the best return on investment with Legal Design!
October 28, 2020
S01 Episode 5: Ask the Experts - Interview with Alejandro Temporetti Olivera and Karol Valencia on re-designing the experience of the law.
In this Interview recorded live at the Legal Creatives Virtual Open House on Oct. 17, 2020, we're asking the experts to share their real-life insights in Legal Design to help you re-design the experience of the law. With Legal Design colleagues Alejandro Temporetti Olivera (El Reclamador, Argentina) and Karol Valencia (Legal Designer, Peru/Spain), we're discussing how you can use Legal Design to innovate, to find creative solutions and to provide a better experience of the law. Make sure to watch the Virtual Open House Replay at - The replay is available during the week of the release of this episode only. 
October 20, 2020
S01 Episode 4: Legal Design is not Design Thinking for law ...
Are you doing Design Thinking for Law or are you doing Legal Design? There is a huge difference between the two.  Avoid the most important mistake: Don’t just do Design Thinking for law! Using real life insights from your host Tessa Manuello, contribute to the emergence of Legal Design as a discipline. Stop doing Design Thinking for law, add value, gain efficiencies and do real Legal Design!
October 13, 2020
S01 Episode 3: The secret to having more success in your Legal Design journey
A look at the Legal Design strategy you need to implement to short circuit Legal Design critics, gain more momentum and build a case study for Legal Design.
October 5, 2020
S01 Episode 2: The number 1 skill you need to become a great Legal Designer
Explore the most important skill you need to apply Legal Design in action, unlock your full potential and achieve your objectives. Discover practical tips to enhance your capacity to do great Legal Design.
October 5, 2020
S01 Episode 1: The number 1 reason preventing you to do more Legal Design and how to overcome it
Many people want to do Legal Design but very few like Tessa are actually doing Legal Design. Let’s take a look at the number 1 reason preventing you - and others - to do more legal design journey and how to overcome it. This episode has some insights and tips now how to do more Legal Design, and get a better strategy to set you on track for success.
October 5, 2020
Welcome to the Legal Creatives Podcast
An introduction from host Tessa Manuello, on the reasons that led her to the creation of this podcast and the journey you are about to take with her. Discover in what ways this podcast is different and how it’s going to empower you and challenge you outside your comfort zone, so you can think creatively about the law.
October 5, 2020