106 Episodes Refresh
Feb 25, 2021
Geoff Zodda on Legal Industry Employment Trends in a Post-COVID WorldFebruary 25, 2021
Most of us in the legal industry did not think of the employment market as being anything close to stable in 2020. However, as we are witnessing from the AmLaw 100/200 firm revenue numbers being released, many firms had record revenue and profits. In fact, recent reports show that the industry actually added some 5,000 jobs recently. Geoff Zodda, Chief Solutions Officer of IT Search at PearlCare Search...
Feb 11, 2021
Rachel Travers on the New Law360 PulseFebruary 11, 2021
Law360 has long been an excellent resource in covering the news when it comes to legal issues. In January, they expanded to also begin looking internally at the legal industry and the business of law. Rachel Travers, Law360 Vice-President, and General Manager joins us to talk about the recent launch of Law360 Pulse. This news coverage of large and mid-sized law firms, in-house corporate...
Feb 04, 2021
Brightflag's Alex Kelly on Using Data and Analytics to Make Better Legal Spend DecisionsFebruary 04, 2021
When it comes to what clients spend on legal services, there are savvy purchasers who look to manage their legal spin based on value and data-driven analytics. And there are those who simply just pay the invoice. Alex Kelly, co-founder, and COO of Brightflag talks with us about how they use AI and data analytics to help savvy corporate counsel and in-house legal teams make better decisions on how they purchase legal services....
Jan 28, 2021
AI for Lawyers with Noah Waisberg and Dr. Alexander HudekJanuary 28, 2021
While lawyers probably hear every day how Artificial Intelligence is going to change the legal industry, many are still uncomfortable discussing it simply because they don't understand what exactly AI is, and if it is going to be a good thing or a bad thing for them personally. Kira Systems' Noah Waisberg and Dr. Alexander Hudek are releasing a book on February 3rd that...
Jan 21, 2021
Nicole Morris on Emory Law Schools TI:GER Innovation ConferenceJanuary 21, 2021
Nicole Morris is the Director of the TI:GER Program and Professor in Practice for Emory Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. She joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming TI:GER Innovation Conference on January 28, 2021. This free (yes FREE!) online conference on "Advancing Equity in Innovation" is focused on addressing the needs of women and people of color in technology. Not just legal technology, but the overall...
Jan 14, 2021
How Mid-Level Associates Can Thrive at Law Firms - with Jennifer BluesteinJanuary 14, 2021
We conclude our discussion with Jennifer Bluestein, author of the book Stepping It Up: A Guide for Mid-Level Law Firm Associates, and talk about how associates mature into their roles as lawyers with law firms. As these second to sixth-year associates begin to take on more substantial legal roles, as well as leadership,...
Jan 07, 2021
Jennifer Bluestein on Stepping It Up: A Guide for Mid-Level Law Firm AssociatesJanuary 07, 2021
Welcome to the 100th episode of The Geek in Review. We hope you've enjoyed listening to the podcast as much as we've had in making it. We talk with Jennifer Bluestein, Chief Talent and HR Officer for Perkins Coie in part one of a two-part interview. Jennifer's new book, ...
Dec 24, 2020
The Who, What, and Why of #LegalTech with Kristin Hodgins and Jason WilsonDecember 24, 2020
As we near the end of a very strange year, we thought we'd ask a couple of big thinkers to come on and have a no-holds-barred discussion on Legal Technology and Innovation. Kristin Hodgins is the Project Manager for Legal Innovation at Osler, Hoskins & Harcourt LLP in Toronto. Jason Wilson is a legal publisher and author who has worked at Thomson Reuters and O'Connor's...
Dec 17, 2020
The Boston Legal Design Challenge Update - Jeff Marple, Bob Taylor, and Aubrie SouzaDecember 17, 2020
A couple of months ago, we brought in Bob Taylor and Jeff Marple from Liberty Mutual, and Gabe Teninbaum from Suffolk Law School to discuss the Boston Legal Design Challenge being held online in November. Taylor and Marple are back to...
Dec 10, 2020
Tracy LaLonde and The Joychiever JourneyDecember 10, 2020
Professionals in the legal market are known for focusing on high achievement levels within their careers, and not so much on how much joy they derive from working in the profession. Tracy LaLonde, author of The Joychiever Journey: Evade Burnout, Surpass Your Goals and Out-Happy Everyone, says that achievement and joy are not mutually...