SDCBA Solo Lawyer Panel Part 1

Solo lawyers face a demanding but rewarding profession. In this episode of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talks to a panel of solo attorneys about their diverse career experiences. They discuss the many challenges of being a solo lawyer and offer practical guidance to solos on a variety of topics …

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Using Casetext for Legal Research

Jake Heller highlights the benefits of the affordable legal research tool, Casetext. He describes why Casetext is an affordable and effective alternative to the major legal research products on the market. In this episode of New Solo, Heller and Adriana Linares discuss how Casetext’s artificial technology software, known as CARA, …

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Using Chatbot Technology to Automate your Firm

A chatbot is a form of artificial intelligence software that can participate in conversation and websites use them to engage with site viewers. In this episode of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talks to Tom Martin about how small firm lawyers can implement chatbots on their own websites. They discuss …

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How Freelance Lawyering Works

If you’ve ever wondered about using freelance lawyers and the process involved, this may be the episode for you. In this episode of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talks to Greg Garman about New Solo’s new sponsor Lawclerk and what it offers to solo and small firm lawyers. They discuss …

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What Storms May Come: Preparing your Firm for Natural Disaster

Maybe you’ve built the perfect practice, but you still never know when a natural disaster could tear it all down. Many lawyers have struggled to recover from disastrous hurricanes and fires, often not knowing how to put the pieces of their business back together. In this episode of New Solo, …

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How to Own your Niche

Starting your own solo practice in a competitive area is hard enough; raising five kids while running your business is even harder. In this episode of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talks to Bill Galione about how he combined research, personal interest, and passion to establish a niche within personal …

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Splitting the Difference: How to Change Locations

In December 2015, Barbara Leach shared how she managed to split office resources without causing office drama. In this follow-up episode of New Solo, host Adriana Linares talks to Barbara about how to effectively separate after sharing an office with another firm. She also shares tips on hiring and what …

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ABA TECHSHOW Today: The Women of LegalTech

Adriana co-hosts an episode of TECHSHOW today with Dennis Kennedy. Hear words of encouragement and support from some of the leaders and experts of the legal tech space… who also happen to be women. They discuss what skills the legal tech industry needs the most right now, the importance of acknowledging women as the experts they are, and how they are building a community of legal tech women that support each other, all while sharing tips for young women seeking to succeed in a male-dominated workplace.