Year: 2018

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Patrick J. Higgins, a Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and a Litigator Lawyer out of New York who has recently opened his own law firm; The Law Offices of Patrick J. Higgins, PLLC. Listen as they go over this big step after practicing for over 32 years; his mindset, strategy, marketing, challenges and surprises on the way! Register to MaxLawCon19, June 6 and 7 in St.Louis. Topics: About Patrick: Opened his firm in May of 2018 Plaintiff Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice lawyer for about 33 years No volume business; 15 or 20 cases

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Josh Goldstein an Immigration Attorney and owner at Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, PC. Listen as they discuss about his business and how is it like to run multiple offices; intake, staff, marketing and more!      Register to MaxLawCon19, June 6 and 7 in St.Louis.   Topics: Josh finally planned a date night with his wife after Tyson’s tip about it in the last MaxLawCon18 Josh’s history Big Law job after Law School; hated it, no control over it Pro bono made him realize he wanted to open his own shop

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Megan Zavieh, with Zavieh Law. Megan is an attorney with a broad range of litigation experience now focusing on attorney defense in the California State Bar disciplinary system. Listen as they go over her business, her strategies and marketing, information products and ethics. Topics: About Megan: Everyone of her clients is a Lawyer She represents them in state bars proceedings Applicants for the state bar and general ethics consulting Advice lawyers who are getting creative with the delivery of service Started in Big Law but her work and life weren’t compatible Launched her

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Conor Malloy, partner at Chi City Legal, LLC, a 2 men law firm in Chicago. Conor uses Zapier in his firm and he is kind of a magician with it. Listen as they go all over this automation software, its functions, and the way it can help you run your law firm. Topics: About Conor Conor’s firm set up 2 men firm; no support staff Conor has a background in tech and implementing software and coding Conor’s market is self represented landlords A lot of clients required good workflows and automating processes, so

In this pop-up episode, Jim interviews Tyler Blair, an account executive with Apptoto; an online scheduling software. Jim’s have been using this software in his Firm and they’re really happy with it. Listen as they go over its different features and advantages. Topics: About Tyler 2 and a half years in Apptoto Answering emails and phone calls; problem solving and troubleshooting Support What Apptoto is Reminders for anyone who needs it Automated solutions Persistent communication with client Flexible service: customizable Rules Robust platform Booking pages Most popular feature Eliminate back and forth communication It looks directly at your calendars and

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Chip Munn, CEO of Signature Wealth Strategies, a wealth management practice serving families in the Carolinas. Listen as they go over Chip’s business and discuss about the similarities of both industries. Topics: Financial Advisors at the end of a trial Chip’s Background as a Financial Advisor Elementary school teacher Lost family farm to the death tax Opened a firm with 2 partners Regulations in financial advisement marketing Understanding what the rules are and what the regulators are trying to protect people from Community marketing Into the digital space Content creation How to stand

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Dayne Phillips, a Criminal Defense Attorney at Price Benowitz LLP. Listen as Dayne tells his story about meeting Seth Price and how he affiliated with him, having the best of both worlds, working as a solo with a big firm backing him up. Topics: Transitioning into a solo practice   Found The Maximum Lawyer Podcast   Listened Seth Price and John Fisher’s episodes Becoming a lawyer at Price Benowitz LLP Started a conversation with Seth and John Went to meet Seth Started working as an employee of a big firm but as a

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Brooke Moore & Laura O’Bryan of MyVirtual.Lawyer, an entirely online law firm. Listen as they go over their business model set up! Mindset, marketing, lessons learned, biggest struggles and more! Topics: Overview about their firm MyVirtual.Lawyer is an entirely online law firm They offer non traditional services: limited scope representations Customize the entire experience based on individual’s needs and their budget Remote interactions through software: client portal Differentiation from traditional practices Litigation in family law Outsourcing Technology Feedback from clients Always positive No pushbacks Lessons learned Trial and error Finding the right technology

It was the best of marketing, it was the worst of marketing. Bad marketing.  It is all around us. Good marketing pops up from time to time, but you have to look for it. Bad Marketing Message My commute to work is about eight minutes.  Two Billy Joel songs and I’m there. Straight down Manchester – quick and easy. For some reason, we have a lot of banks in St. Louis.  Someone told me it is because we have a branch of the Federal Reserve here in the Gateway City.  But I don’t know if that is true. On my

In this pop-up episode, Tyson interviews Paul Lee, the Director of Business Development at The Expert Institute. The Institute connects attorneys with expert witnesses in all specialty areas. Listen as they go over what The Institute does and how it can help lawyers and law firms. Topics: What the Institute does? Streamline the entire process from the start when a potential client walks through the door; reviews, screening, experts Offices in Dallas, NY and Los Angeles Their team of physicians should be viewed as an extension of your firm Partnership program; unlimited access to their suite of services Focus on