Author: Jim Hacking

Visit MaximumLawyer.com for complete show notes of each podcast episode, tips, hacks and more resources!  Today on the show we have Joe Fier and Matt Wolfe, co-hosts of the Hustle & Flowchart podcast and Evergreen Profits. They’ll discuss living through the evolution of WordPress, their Evergreen Content Traffic model, how to integrate affiliate revenue into your business, and delegating tasks to operate in your Zones of Genius. Some of the strategies they’ll discuss: -Getting on podcasts -Getting the right people on your podcast -Affiliate revenue -Content marketing and retargeting -Newsletter promos -How lawyers can use video content Hacking’s Hack: Optimize the content

Today on the show we have Jay Ruane, Ryan McKeen, and Bill Umansky, co-authors of Tiger Tactics: Powerful Strategies for Winning Law Firms. They’ll discuss staying energized, their favorite chapters of Tiger Tactics, writing a book with multiple authors, and things they wish they could tell their younger selves. If you listen closely you’ll even get to hear the story of Bill’s enlightening California bender, how to create a vision, and how to maintain balance in your lives and practices. Hacking’s Hack: Tiger Tactics and born to lead Renee brown Business owners need to build an environment for connection Tyson’s

Visit MaximumLawyer.com for complete show notes of each podcast episode, tips, hacks and more resources!  Today on the show we have Michael Foster and Brian Wallace, co-founders of Foster & Wallace. Their firm is based in Kansas City and is brand new-less than a year old. We’ll discuss taking the leap from BigLaw to running a practice, the biggest challenges they’ve faced in making the transition, running a firm with two different practice areas, establishing yourself with a website, Hacking’s Hack: Ryan McKeen said at the beginning of the year that he’s done reading business books. I’m reading a book right now

Visit MaximumLawyer.com for complete show notes of each podcast episode, tips, hacks and more resources!  Today on the show we have Sarah Schaaf, lawyer and CEO of Headnote. We’ll discuss Headnote, advice to lawyer parents, working in the legal field vs the tech field, and more. Sarah has worked at a variety of firms and see the whole gamut of billing methods by law firms. What’s happening right now for most law firms is they send an invoice out and wait to see if they get a check a few weeks to months later. There’s a series of meetings and awkward collection

Visit MaximumLawyer.com for complete show notes of each podcast episode, tips, hacks and more resources!  Today on the show we have Jordan Hofstroff of Jordan Law. Jordan discusses naming your firm after your first name, how he finds clients for his business law practice, and how we practices together with his wife. We’ll dig deep on how he deals with his biggest frustrations, personalizing automation, and scaling growth without losing personal touch with clients. Hacking Hack: Hemingwayapp.com is a plugin that gives you a rating of your language 1-5. Jordan’s Tip: Put yourself in the clients shoes and be relatable. Tyson: Go

Between crossing the 100th episode mark and hosting our first MaxLawCon, 2018 was Maximum Lawyer’s biggest year yet. Here’s a look back at this year’s 10 most downloaded episodes. 10. The Skills To Run A Successful Law Firm And Be A Good Lawyer ML089  542 Downloads. In this episode, Jim and Tyson discussed the different kind of skills you need to run a successful law firm and be a good lawyer. 9. Marketing Strategies of a Successful Law Firm ML092 545 Downloads. In this episode, Jim and Tyson interview Chuck Boyk. We discussed his career as a solo practitioner and the philosophy

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In my case, the thought came to me gradually and over time. The Missouri Bar had deigned to bestow a law license on me in 1997, more than ten years before the thought of opening my own law firm really began to occupy my thoughts on a regular basis. But I suppose that, even before I went to law school, I had entertained the notion of running my own law firm. Doing my own thing. When I was 20 years old, my father threw caution to the wind and left behind a steady paycheck with the idea of building an