In this episode Frederick Shelton shares his top tips for lawyers who are looking to build their virtual law practice and as a bonus, he offers to help any lawyer who wants to become a legal recruiter his Starter Kit. Seriously, he's giving away everything it takes to start a legal recruiting business. For those mid-career lawyers who are scared about being let go in these trying times, having a backup plan for your life that leverages your legal network could be a lifesaver.
Frederick Shelton is a partner at www.sheltonsteele.com
This episode was recorded during the court shutdown of 2020. California courts are closed and attorneys are scrambling for solutions to resolve their client's problems while being unable to get in front of a judge. Today we speak with Hon. Gretchen Taylor, retired Los Angeles Superior Court Judge on what it means to hire a private judge, how much does it cost, and what is possible in the coming weeks and months.
The Online LEGAL Mastermind was visited by Dr. Regina Lark. She's a professional organizer who helps people (lawyers!) with systems to keep the paper under control through her company A Clear Path (www.aclearpath.net)
If you've ever "lost" a file, but not really, if you've ever "blown a deadline" because you didn't have it calendared, or you're simply losing too much time each day with paper chase on your desk, Dr. Lark is here to help you.
To join the ONLINE LEGAL MASTERMIND head over to www.TheLegalMastermind.com/online and take charge of your law firm and career.
In this episode of The LEGAL Mastermind I speak with Pat Walley about how to establish a business credit profile that is separate from a personal one. This is VERY helpful for those lawyers who are drowning in personal debt like student loans!
If you want to set up your business and have access to money that is not tied to your personal you should listen in on this interview.
I am often asked how having a book can help in a publicity campaign. The answer is that books become like silent salesmen - those ever present reminders of who you are, what you do, and why people should be referring clients to you.
The power of book will also expand your presence beyond the borders of your home. For example I wrote What About Wally? Co-Parenting a Pet with An Ex in 2011. It was picked up for an Associated Press (AP) story on pet custody that was in turn picked up by the international wires. My book and the AP story were on the cover of the Kuwait Times.
Fast forward 8 years and I'm coming out of a meeting when my phone rings with a number from Australia. Now I don't often get calls from Australia, so I was very curious.
"Hullo, is this David Pisarra? The author of What About Wally?"
"David, I'm a producer from the Morning Show in Sydney Australia. We are doing a show around the topic of pets and people who are writing pre-marital...