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Peter Brusso Interviews Ed Poll at CA Bar

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Peter Brusso, CEO of Infocard.cc, works with service businesses to create small CD-ROM business cards. He interviewed Ed at Ed’s State Bar of California annual conference booth in September, 2007. Peter is also CEO of podcastingforlawyers.com. In this first interview Ed discusses the importance of a business plan. “If you fail to plan, you plan… Continue Reading

Jim Arden talks about Internet Security

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Jim Arden, a California litigating attorney who focuses on attorney malpractice and legal ethics, discusses the issues of computer security. Technology is a great tool that allows us to be more effective and more efficient. Along the way, however, we can have our tools corrupted. Jim Arden delineates some of the problems with wireless computers… Continue Reading

Recycling Electronic Equipment

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Ed Interviews Russ Ruffolo, Asset Recovery and Recycling Coordinator of MRK Group LTD in Elgin, Illinois. Though based in Elgin, his company’s focus is national. Russ will talk about recycling electronic equipment. In California alone, 6,000 computers become obsolete daily! And 680 million computers will become obsolete within the next few years! What happens to… Continue Reading

Microsoft Office 2007 for Lawyers

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Donna Payne is president and founder of Payne Consulting Group, a training and development company headquartered in Seattle, WA. She and the company have authored 12 books on Microsoft Office including the best-selling series: Word for Law Firms and Excel for Law Firms. She was an original member of the Microsoft Legal Advisory Counsel and… Continue Reading

Challenge of Building a Law Firm

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Ed Interviews Peter Loewy, Senior Counsel and former Managing Partner of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. Peter talks about the challenges he faced in building his West Coast practice from one lawyer (himself) to a staff of over 70 lawyers and 400 staff in just 20 years! Today, the Fragomen firm is recognized… Continue Reading

Registered E-mails

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Ed Poll interviewes Zafar Khan, chief executive officer of RPost, a new electronic registered mail system that allows you to both certify receipt of mail by the recipient as well as the contents of the attachments.  Not even the U.S. Postal service can do the latter. It’s the next best thing to having someone watch… Continue Reading

Outsourcing Helps Lawyers Deal with Increased Secretarial Needs

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Ed interviews Don Garrison of Quik Sek, a virtual dictation service. He discusses how his company uses “outsourcing” to help lawyers deal with increased secretarial needs. He talks about the company’s technology to help lawyers deal with forgotten or never-learned dictation skills needed to use his service. Listen now to this interesting conversation. 14 minutes,… Continue Reading

“Make more money… HEAPS more money!” – Part 2

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In this podcast, Ed continues the interview with Australian-based Winston Marsh. Winston is a professional speaker and a marketing guru who helps businesses make more money … heaps more money. This segment continues by shedding light on his unique 2 x 2 x 2 formula to substantially increase your revenue. An important lesson from Winston… Continue Reading

“Make more money… HEAPS more money!” – Part 1

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Winston Marsh, a professional speaker based in Australia, is a marketing guru who helps businesses make more money … heaps more money.  In this first half of this fascinating interview, Winston addresses his distinctive license plate that helps him remember a key rule in marketing; as well as his unique formula for substantially increasing your… Continue Reading

Interview with Norm Thomas, Director of Business Development for Microsoft Professional Services Solutions

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Ed interviewed Norm Thomas, Director of Business Development for Microsoft Professional Services Solutions. Norm starts the discussion with Microsoft’s approach to developing solutions while using its platforms and applications. He then continues to discuss specific applications to help improve the efficiency of lawyers, and concludes with a sneak preview of their presentations at the forthcoming… Continue Reading

Fee Collection, a Teleseminar given to the Canadian Bar Association by Ed Poll

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Fee problems lie at the feet of lawyers, not clients. In this podcast, created by the Canadian Bar Association, Ed Poll discusses how lawyers can protect themselves and increase their realization rate for increased cash flow. Ed takes a “Fresh Look at Fee Collection for Lawyers.” If you desire more information following this podcast, we… Continue Reading

Succession Planning

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Leading and Learning, Inc. provides consulting services to the corporate world by guiding organizational change management.  Billie talks about succession planning — probably the single most important change that any organization can face. 34 minutes, 55 seconds 8.2MB  … Continue Reading

“The DuPont Model”

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Jeff Carr, General Counsel of FMC Technologies, in another interview, talks about the "DuPont Model" and compares this model to his own expectations when interacting with outside counsel for FMC. Jeff talks about how the law firm needs to partner with the Corporate Law Department, collaborating together, as contrasted to the traditional vendor-buyer relationship. Collaboration… Continue Reading

Alternative Fee Billing

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Hugh Q. Gottschalk, an attorney in Colorado, leads us in yet another perspective on alternative legal services pricing. He also discusses understanding the cost of your services, budgeting for litigation and structuring the actual fee agreement with a client. These discussions should be considered in light of the “reasonableness” of legal fees… and most importantly,… Continue Reading

Alternative Fee Billing – Jeff Carr Interview

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Alternative fees continue to be a prominent topic among lawyers. Our next several podcasts will feature interviews that Ed has conducted over the last 18 months with prominent thinkers on this subject. Jeff Carr, General Counsel of FMC Technologies, responds here in the first of two interviews with him. In today’s world, the preeminent method… Continue Reading