Legal Profession

Interview – Lisa Damon and Stephen Poor from Seyfarth Shaw

Lisa Damon and Stephen Poor, innovators and leaders at the global law firm Seyfarth Shaw, talk with Prof Mike and Dean Dan about developing Seyfarth Lean, the name the firm gives to its widely-recognized applied innovation strategies: data-driven process improvements, project management techniques, and legal technology R&D that have changed the firm’s DNA.

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Interview – Simon Quirk

In this interview, Dean Dan chats with his friend Simon Quirk, recovering lawyer, professional services consultant, and long-time serial entrepreneur. The discussion ranges over the nature of legal practice, how to do innovation in law firms, and what we should think about the new point solutions in legal tech and regtech.  Join us, won’t you?

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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 – Ray Worthy Campbell

Dean Dan talks with Professor Ray Campbell, from Peking University-School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China. Before becoming a law professor, Ray clerked for U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger of the United States Supreme Court, and was a partner in the multinational law firms of Kirkland & Ellis and Jenner & Block. Listen to his fascinating…

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Ep7 – The End of Law Schools

Dean Dan and Mike Madison talk about whether the future has caught up with law schools. They catch up with Professor Ray Campbell, from Peking University-School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China, who suggests that the future of legal education doesn’t look like the way that we’ve always done things…

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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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Interview – Mick Sheehy

Mick Sheehy is a partner at PWC and was formerly a general counsel at Telstra. He is the founder of CLOC in Australia and joins Dan Hunter to talk about legal ops, managed services, and why law firms should be worried about how the Big 4 are moving into NewLaw.

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Ep 4 – Our (radical) predictions for 2028

Our three brave co-hosts go “on tape” to predict what the legal industry will look like in 2028 (ten years from now). Dean Dan, Lethal Lisa and Most Interesting Mike cover law firms, lawyers and law schools. Nothing is safe. Platform plays and multi-disciplinary practices are also covered. Agree or agree to disagree – please…

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