Ernie Svenson is an attorney on a mission to help solo and small firm lawyers improve their practices. He started the 5th lawyer blog in 2002, which garnered national attention from folks inside and outside of the legal profession. Since then he's been helping lawyers who want better practices, and understand that technology is an integral part of creating a profitable, smooth running firm. Law Firm Autopilot features interviews (with attorneys and law practice consultants), listener Q&A, and practical strategies for folks who want to earn more, and work less, while spending more time relaxing away from the office!
Start a New Firm (with Joe Emmerth)
Hanging your own shingle is exciting and stressful, but many lawyers have done it and so can you. Joe Emmerth recently did and has some solid advice.
Easy is Hard
When you focus on doing the right things massive success is all but guaranteed. And success comes easier. But doing this is hard for some reason. Why?
Well, we'll talk about that more in a moment...
If you want massive change in how you practice law you need to be brutally realistic about what it takes, and willing to do things that seem crazy at first.
No Goals? (with Melissa Shanahan)
Successful entrepreneur and best-selling author Jason Fried said "I've never had a goal." Should we learn from him? Or is he an outlier with nothing to teach?
21 Essential Books
If you want to discover how to get more work done, more easily, with less effort, then get these essential books and read them closely.
Invisible Threats - Optimal Action
The invisible effects of digital technologies are insidiously harmful. And yet, if you learn to leverage technology in a sensible way there are huge benefits.
Every episode is helpful
Ernie’s podcast provides a great mix of his own personal insight and perspective from his guests. Everyone on this podcast is either an attorney in the trenches or someone helping attorneys in the trenches.
The podcast also has an amazing blend of information and entertainment. And every single episode is helpful in some way.
I highly recommend this podcast to any solo or small firm attorney. But don’t just listen to the podcast. Take the info Ernie shares and apply it to your business/practice! What Ernie talks about will help make your practice run smoother and easier!
Every new solo attorney needs to listen
There is an incredible variety of topics that Ernie touches on that every solo or small practice attorney needs to know. A firm can be run more simply and effectively than most do, and he gives you the tech know-how to make your life easier.
Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌
Whether you’re well established as a firm owner, or just getting started carving out a profitable niche that’s ready to grow - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Ernie does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving law practice, and life you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!