6 episodes

Law Firm Success Strategies with Doug Brown, JD is a podcast for law firm leaders who want to achieve peak performance and success. Each week, Doug Brown, JD, shares his insights and strategies on how to improve profitability, work-life balance, and team productivity. Doug has a deep understanding of the legal industry and a track record of delivering results. He has helped hundreds of law firm leaders achieve their goals, and he can help you too.

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Law Firm Success Strategies with Doug Brown, JD is a podcast for law firm leaders who want to achieve peak performance and success. Each week, Doug Brown, JD, shares his insights and strategies on how to improve profitability, work-life balance, and team productivity. Doug has a deep understanding of the legal industry and a track record of delivering results. He has helped hundreds of law firm leaders achieve their goals, and he can help you too.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires macOS 11.4 or higher

    A Deep Dive Into Emotional Intelligence

    A Deep Dive Into Emotional Intelligence

    Dive into the sixth installment of the "Law Firm Success Strategies" podcast, featuring special guest Carl Ficks, Founder of No Surrender, LLC.

    In this episode, Carl and host Doug Brown cover the importance of being an emotionally intelligent lawyer, what law firm leaders need to do to avoid losing top talent, the ROI law firms will see from investing in EQ training and much more!

    About our guest:
    Carl R. Ficks, Jr. helps leaders inspire and motivate their teams to drive productivity and growth. A former 30+ year trial lawyer, Carl has managed teams in the worlds of law and philanthropy and chaired multiple not-for-profit boards. He’s also a marathoner and endurance cyclist who brings hardwon wisdom, real world experience and actionable strategies to his work.

    The founder of No Surrender, LLC, Carl teaches that professional wellbeing, mindfulness and high emotional intelligence are the cornerstones of success. He’s a frequent guest on leadership, business and legal podcasts, and a sought-after trainer for companies and professional associations.

    Reach Carl by phone at 860-944-3021 and by email at carl@carlficks.com.

    Visit Carl's website here: https://carlficks.com/

    Feel free to reach out to Doug, at doug@summit-success.com with your feedback, questions, or suggestions for upcoming topics and guest suggestions.

    Law Firm Success Strategies is part of the Answering Legal podcast network.

    Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN

    You can also give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com

    This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at joe@answeringlegal.com.

    Music by https://www.free-stock-music.com

    What To Know About Hiring A Legal Virtual Assistant

    What To Know About Hiring A Legal Virtual Assistant

    Dive into the fifth installment of the "Law Firm Success Strategies" podcast where host and lawyer coach Doug Brown, JD and Jen Cochran, Customer Success Executive for Equivity, discuss the value virtual assistants can provide for growing law offices.

    In this episode, Jen and Doug cover where law firms can turn to for virtual help, how to integrate virtual assistants into your existing workflows, key mistakes to avoid when working virtually and much more!

    About our guest:

    Jen Cochran's career is marked by establishing standards of excellence across all aspects of positioning, communication and value-added services. She leverages comprehensive knowledge of marketing, brand management, business strategy, public relations, and project management to deliver notable results. Jen is an award-winning presence and a knowledgeable, customer-centric professional who drives profitability through performance and who combines creativity with technology skills and business acumen.

    Learn more about Equivity here: https://equivityva.com/

    Reach Jen by phone at 800-679-5315.

    To learn more about how Summit Success helps lawyers thrive go to: www.summit-success.com/lawyer

    Feel free to reach out to Doug, at doug@summit-success.com with your feedback, questions, or suggestions for upcoming topics and guest suggestions.

    Law Firm Success Strategies is part of the Answering Legal podcast network.

    Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN

    You can also give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com

    This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at joe@answeringlegal.com.

    Music by https://www.free-stock-music.com

    Inside Tips From A Top Law Firm Recruiter

    Inside Tips From A Top Law Firm Recruiter

    Dive into the fourth installment of the "Law Firm Success Strategies" podcast where host and lawyer coach Doug Brown, JD and Michael Lord, Partner at Lord Gurman & Lewis, discuss how to recruit and retain legal talent.

    Michael and Doug cover why law firm recruiters are currently struggling to find quality candidates, how law practices are adapting to a more demanding generation of new attorneys, what information law firm leaders should be providing for their recruiters and much more!

    About our guest:
    Michael Lord has a combination of business, legal, and executive search experience that adds considerable depth to the services he provides.

    Before founding legal search firm Lord Gurman & Lewis (and its predecessor firm) in 2002, Michael worked for several years at one of New York’s veteran attorney placement firms. He previously was a member of the twelve-person Board of Directors of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC), the leading trade association in the attorney search industry. Michael is still active in NALSC and is also involved in the New York State and Fairfield County (CT) Bar Associations, the Syracuse University Law Alumni Association, and the Lake Club of Wilton, Connecticut.

    Learn more about Lord Gurman & Lewis here: https://mlordco.com/

    To learn more about how Summit Success helps lawyers thrive go to: www.summit-success.com/lawyer

    Feel free to reach out to Doug, at doug@summit-success.com with your feedback, questions, or suggestions for upcoming topics and guest suggestions.

    Law Firm Success Strategies is part of the Answering Legal podcast network.

    Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN

    You can also give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com

    This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at joe@answeringlegal.com.

    Music by https://www.free-stock-music.com

    Unlocking The Power Of Video Marketing

    Unlocking The Power Of Video Marketing

    Dive into the third installment of the "Law Firm Success Strategies" podcast where host and lawyer coach Doug Brown, JD and Philip Fairley, President of The Rainmaker Institute, discuss what attorneys must do in order to see real results from their video marketing efforts.

    Philip and Doug discuss why now is the ideal time for lawyers to get into video marketing, where and how to go about shooting videos, generating topics for your videos and much more!

    About our guest:
    Philip Fairley is passionate about business and the legal industry. His dual focus is helping law firm owners leverage digital marketing to generate massive qualified leads and create easy to use custom software platforms which generate new clients.

    Philip helps run The Rainmaker Institute, which is the largest and most experienced legal marketing firm in the country. They have worked with over 20,000 attorneys in the last two decades alone, stretching across every state and practice area.

    Learn more about The Rainmaker Institute here: https://therainmakerinstitute.com/

    To learn more about how Summit Success helps lawyers thrive go to: www.summit-success.com/lawyer

    Feel free to reach out to Doug, at doug@summit-success.com with your feedback, questions, or suggestions for upcoming topics and guest suggestions.

    Law Firm Success Strategies is part of the Answering Legal podcast network.

    Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN

    You can also give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com

    This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at joe@answeringlegal.com.

    Music by https://www.free-stock-music.com

    Using Mindfulness To Achieve Peak Performance

    Using Mindfulness To Achieve Peak Performance

    Dive into the second installment of the "Law Firm Success Strategies" podcast where host and lawyer coach Doug Brown, JD and Walt Hampton, JD, the visionary Founder & Chairman of Summit Success International, dissect the intricacies of work-life balance in the legal sphere. Is it truly attainable? How can one navigate the demanding corridors of law without losing their equilibrium?

    Together, they shed light on "Mindfulness for Peak Performance, Emotional Wellness and Wellbeing." They underscore how these mindfulness techniques are instrumental for legal professionals striving for excellence amidst relentless pressures. Far from dulling your edge, embracing mindfulness can truly supercharge your performance.

    This episode was recorded in front of a live virtual audience at Answering Legal's 2023 Law Firm Summer Reboot Camp.

    About our guest:
    A stalwart in leadership development for lawyers, Walt Hampton champions sustainable and efficient business growth. He's not just an advocate; he's a practitioner, molding seamless systems, fostering leadership prowess, and refining communication avenues, all with the aim to help law practice flourish.

    Take Action: Elevate your firm and empower your team with the tools to thrive in a high-pressure environment. Walt and Doug’s bespoke program, "Mindfulness for Peak Performance, Emotional Wellness and Wellbeing," is tailored to your unique needs, ensuring you reap the maximum benefits. Attendees are raving about it, with one remarking it's the "Best CLE class I have attended, ever."

    Learn more about the Mindfulness program here: https://summit-success.com/lawyerwellness23/

    To learn more about how Summit Success helps lawyers thrive go to: www.summit-success.com/lawyer

    "Feel free to reach out to Doug, at doug@summit-success.com with your feedback, questions, or suggestions for upcoming topics and guest suggestions.

    Law Firm Success Strategies is part of the Answering Legal podcast network.

    Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN

    You can also give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com

    This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at joe@answeringlegal.com.

    Music by https://www.free-stock-music.com

    An Introduction To The Show

    An Introduction To The Show

    Welcome to episode 1 of the Law Firm Success Strategies podcast, hosted by lawyer coach Doug Brown! For this conversation, Doug is joined by Nick Werker, the marketing director at Answering Legal.

    In this episode, Nick takes over the role of host and asks Doug about how he got started as a lawyer coach, what attorney problems he's most eager to tackle on his new show, how lawyers can go about restructuring their business and much more!

    About our guest:
    Nick Werker is the marketing director at Answering Legal, leveraging nearly a decade of marketing experience and adeptness for customer-centric messaging to progress the company’s strategic campaigns. He’s also the host of Answering Legal’s Everything Except the Law podcast, where he interviews legal experts about legal marketing, public relations, legal tech, wellness and more.

    Learn more about Doug's company Summit Success International here: https://summit-success.com/

    Law Firm Success Strategies is part of the Answering Legal podcast network. Learn more about our new podcast network here: ow.ly/Jnij50OjSTA

    Interested in learning more about Answering Legal? Book an appointment to speak with us here: http://ow.ly/LSUq30sjviN

    You can also give us a call at 631-400-8000 or go to www.answeringlegal.com

    This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at joe@answeringlegal.com.

    Music by https://www.free-stock-music.com

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