Author: Tyson Mutrux

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

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

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Andrew Stickel, owner of Social Firestarter, a marketing agency that works primarily with lawyers. Listen as they discuss different ways to market your law firm and how to differentiate from other law firms. Topics: Andrew’s presentation The beginnings of his digital marketing agency for lawyers Wanted to start a new company that actually made a difference for lawyers Had a lot of lawyer contacts The value of niching down and just specializing on working with lawyers You get really good on 1 area: “Jack of all trades, master of none” “All of our

In this episode, Jim & Tyson interview Parker Layrisson, a personal injury attorney who runs his own law firm in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Listen as they go over his car accident personal injury business and the importance of community marketing in a town like Ponchatoula. Also, his struggles running his firm, how his book has helped him, podcasting and more! Parker Layrisson Law Firm   Topics: Parker’s background Ponchatoula, Louisiana Small town lawyer Specialist that does 1 thing: car accident personal injury law The firm’s beginnings Started running a satellite office for a big law firm Went on his own about

In this Pop-up episode, Tyson interviews Marisa Portuondo, a solo practitioner from Miami, FL. Marisa owns Portuondo Law Firm and focuses on business law and property damage. Listen as they discuss about hiring the right person and go over the different processes and techniques they use in their law firms. Topics: Difficulties about hiring Including instructions in job postings Indeed.com 1 of 40 followed instructions in job posting Experience VS instructions Requiring cover letter Require a pdf cover letter Awesome Indeed functions 3 different proficiency quizzes An audio test for people who should use a lot the phone in their

In this episode, Jim & Tyson will go over a list of 6 reasons why Jim’s firm is transitioning away from Infusionsoft to another softwares. Topics: Jim and Tyson’s history with Infusionsoft Maximum Lawyer wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for Infusionsoft Discussions about running a law firm   The list: Infusionsoft is at the end of the day, build for Marketing; it’s really clunky when it comes to run a law firm off of it The sales pipeline itself and using the sales pipeline to try to show a client’s movement (Infusionsoft opportunities) in the during unit through the

In this Pop-Up episode, Tyson interviews Ryan Anderson, Co-Founder & CEO of Filevine; a case management software for the modern law firm. Topics: Introduction: what is Filevine? Conversations: Filevine relies on conversational case management All different channels brought to a centralized location An easy answer to: “What’s going on with my case?” If you use email, you know how to use Filevine. Very easy to use. Integration: Filevine is the only case management software on the market that integrates email on local and mobile device Reduction of intra office email Popular features: Text messaging Communication: easy media transfer Reduction of

In this episode, Jim and Tyson interview Paul Yokabitus, an estate planning attorney who has just launched his own firm: Cary Estate Planning, from North Carolina. Topics: His mindset Background: His early days as an attorney Work experience: the advantage of working at a firm before opening your own Learning systems, processes, workflows and customers Referral networks How has he spent his time in the ramp up to launching the firm: Research Took lessons learned from previous firm, and impriving Listening to the book Clockwork, by Mike Michalowicz Marketing: Creating and maintaining deep relationships over time with clients and with

In this episode, Jim and Tyson interview Harlan Schillinger a Legal Marketing expert, strategist and consultant. They will go over what was like to advertise back then, the main changes in marketing and advertising nowadays, and common mistakes lawyers do. Legal Advertising in the early 80’s “We then went out across the country and we met with law firms. That was the challenge. I went to the Yellow Pages, I opened up the book and I looked for the biggest add. I called the lawyer up and I said; I have something I’d like to run by you. And they