Design

Jonathan Patterson – Managing Director & Head of Development of DWF Ventures

In this interview, Dean Dan chats with Jonathan Patterson, the Managing Director & Head of Development of DWF Ventures in Manchester, England. DWF is a fascinating example of a law firm that has embraced managed legal operations, legaltech, and design thinking. The firm’s incredibly successful listing this year on the London Stock Exchange was driven…

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EP 11 – Every Law Firm Is a Tech Firm

In this episode we talk about the way that law firms have responded to the new technology world in different ways. This episode’s title comes from an observation we heard from the CEO of a legaltech firm who said that “every law firm is a tech firm.” What he meant was that every firm has…

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Interview – Richard Hsu

Lisa Leong and her business partner, Tristan Forrester, escape Melbourne and travel to San Francisco, to record this special Future Law Podcast bonus episode. They track down Richard Hsu – the Managing Director of the Partner Practice Group of recruitment firm Major Lindsey & Africa. Richard is the host and producer of an ABA award winning podcast HsuUntied–…

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Ep 8 – Innovation on the Cheap

Lisa, Dan, and Mike take a tour through strategies for initiating innovation and change, for people who don’t have “innovating” in their professional portfolios – and who may not have budgets.  They have case studies to share, from their own experiences In law firms, companies, and law schools.  Anyone can put themselves in a position…

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Interview – Professor Dan Klein aka Dan the Improv Man

Lisa Leong and her business partner Tristan Forrester spent some time hanging out with the delightful Professor Dan Klein from Stanford University.  In this full interview, you will learn: – how to think like an Improviser and why it is important for cultivating an innovation mindset– how improv can encourage lawyer creativity – a few simple…

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Ep 6 – How Improv Unlocks Innovation

Lisa Leong introduces us to her friend Professor Dan Klein from Stanford University aka “Dan the Improv Man”. In this episode our three co-hosts, Dean Dan, Lethal Lisa and Most Interesting Mike explore how improvisation exercises can help lawyers develop an innovation mindset.  Have you tried using improv to unlock lawyer creativity? Add to the…

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Ep 1 – Why this Podcast?

Introducing Lisa Leong, the diminutive disruptor, and Prof Dan Hunter, Dean of Swinburne Law School. Lisa reminisces about how they met – and then they chat about what this podcast is about, who it is for and why we started it. This episode explores Experience Design – and why, to them, innovation is not “just…

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