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Building NewLaw

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The Building NewLaw Podcast features interviews with lawyers, legal technologists, and other like-minded people that are creating new ways to deliver and receive legal services. Peter Aprile, along with co-host Natalie Worsfold, hope that the podcast will connect the NewLaw community, speed the evolution of legal services, and break the internet like Kim K.


[REBROADCAST] S03E07: What one litigator learned from launching a legal tech startup
Jun 20 • 41 min
Alma Asay found the fast-track to personal and professional growth, and it’s entrepreneurship
S04E03: How legal writing and editing software will make you a better lawyer (and save your partner’s and mentor’s time)
Jun 3 • 37 min
Good lawyers are good writers. In this episode, Peter and Natalie speak to Ivy Grey about techniques and technologies that will help make you a better writer and a better lawyer. Peter, Natalie and Ivy explore the technology and training methods that will…
[REBROADCAST] S03E05: Partnering with Millennials to build better law firms
Apr 18 • 59 min
Aly Haji is researching what it means to be a millennial at a law firm – why they’re leaving en masse, why they find their jobs soul-crushing, and why all of this is a real problem for law firms. Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold talk to him about the…
S04E02: A better way to gather text message and social media evidence
Apr 2 • 29 min
Litigators and clients find it difficult to collect cell phone and social media evidence. Peter and Natalie speak with Puneet Tiwari about his new tool that will help you search and collect evidence. This way, you won’t miss the important evidence to…
[REBROADCAST] S03E04: Counter Tax Lawyers built a better law firm, for real
Mar 21 • 33 min
in the episode, we get a closer look at some of the philosophies that drive Counter Tax Lawyers, with a focus on long-term thinking, building effective processes, and having the courage to take risks. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at the ideas and stories…
[REBROADCAST] S03E03: Incremental innovation & forgetting about the sexy robots
Feb 21 • 43 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold interview Ron Friedmann, founder and principal of Prism Legal Consulting and consultant at Fireman & Company. They talk the nitty gritty details of NewLaw: building knowledge management systems, handling budgets, and…
[REBROADCAST] S03E02: The failure of the most innovative law firm & the lessons NewLaw needs to learn
Jan 17 • 52 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold interview Mark Cohen, co-founder of Clearspire. The group discusses the Clearspire story, why its bleeding-edge technology and legal expertise weren’t a commercial success, and the lessons NewLaw needs to learn. Lawyers…
S04E01: Unlock your people to reinvent your law firm
Jan 7 • 38 min
Peter Aprile and Quinn Ross discuss the Ontario Bar Association’s inaugural “Innovator-in-Residence” Program and the reasons that Peter chose to analyze traditional law firm structures and leadership, and his belief that the paradigm that underlies…
[REBROADCAST] S02E11: Combining retail and law to deliver “Axess-able” legal services
Nov 22, 2018 • 42 min
How Lena Koke’s and Mark Morris’s retail law firm model might change everything.
S03E09: Why your litigation analysis is weak and what you should do about it
Nov 7, 2018 • 36 min
Jamie Gardiner believes that most lawyers’ complex litigation analysis is weak so he set out to find a better way. Jamie believes that litigation tools can help lawyers and clients better understand litigation value and risk so that clients can optimize…
REBROADCAST] S02E10: Weathering the great legal reformation & practicing law as a team sport
Oct 18, 2018 • 29 min
Mitch Kowalski discusses the future of law and the changes he sees in the legal landscape.
S03E08: How hourly billing is hurting your people and profit
Oct 1, 2018 • 44 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold talk to John about why he believes that law firms should stop hourly billing and start value pricing. The group discusses why and how the hourly billing model is hurting you, your law firm, and your clients. Also, Peter,…
[REBROADCAST] S02E09: Using legal trends & vision to help lawyers build something bigger
Sep 20, 2018 • 42 min
How and why Clio is giving lawyers the data and resources to help us transform the practice of law
S03E07: What one litigator learned from launching a legal tech startup
Sep 4, 2018 • 41 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold talk to Alma about what she learned when she quit her job to start a company – and what she would want others to know before they make the same choice. Alma talks about the importance of empathy to a legal practice and…
[REBROADCAST] S02E08: Asking questions & the problem of the client-centric law firm
Aug 23, 2018 • 39 min
If clients don’t reward improved processes with more business, then why bother at all?
S03E06: The reasons why legal ops failed to change a BigLaw firm
Aug 7, 2018 • 70 min
John Grant has a lot of experience bringing change to law firms – or trying to. He’s seen the marketing brochures trumpeting project management tech that only five people are actually using. He’s seen the lack of strong executive leadership. He’s also…
[REBROADCAST] S02E07: Building a client-first law firm before it’s too late
Jul 19, 2018 • 29 min
Re-envisioning the purpose of law firms and the role of lawyers
Partnering with Millennials to build better law firms
Jul 10, 2018 • 59 min
Aly Haji is researching what it means to be a millennial at a law firm – why they’re leaving en masse, why they find their jobs soul-crushing, and why all of this is a real problem for law firms. Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold talk to him about the…
[REBROADCAST] S02E06: Lawyer proofing law firms & building stronger enterprises
Jun 21, 2018 • 25 min
Jordan Furlong discusses how clients will continue to drive change in the legal industry (part 1)
Counter Tax Lawyers built a better law firm, for real
May 28, 2018 • 33 min
This episode is a bit different: it’s a recording of a talk that Peter gave at the Clio Cloud Conference in 2017 called The More Complete Law Firm. If you’ve ever wanted to hear more from one of BNL’s beloved hosts, now’s your chance. In the episode, we…
[REBROADCAST] S02E05: Fin (Legal) Tech & monetizing law firm innovation
May 17, 2018 • 54 min
The mission to combine law, finance, and innovation to build better, and more profitable, law firms.
S03E03: Incremental innovation & forgetting about the sexy robots
May 7, 2018 • 43 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold interview Ron Friedmann, founder and principal of Prism Legal Consulting and consultant at Fireman & Company. They talk the nitty gritty details of NewLaw: building knowledge management systems, handling budgets, and…
[REBROADCAST] S02E04: Axiom Canada’s origin & expansion
Apr 19, 2018 • 52 min
Why Axiom is not a law firm and how it intends to take a bigger share of the Canadian legal market.
[REBROADCAST] S02E03: Law firm data mining & plans
Mar 22, 2018 • 42 min
Why capturing data today is the key to your law firm’s success
S03E02: The failure of the most innovative law firm & the lessons NewLaw needs to learn
Mar 2, 2018 • 52 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold interview Mark Cohen, co-founder of Clearspire. The group discusses the Clearspire story, why its bleeding-edge technology and legal expertise weren’t a commercial success, and the lessons NewLaw needs to learn.
[REBROADCAST] S02E02: Legal tech & NewLaw real talk
Feb 15, 2018 • 48 min
Lessons from a legal tech entrepreneur
S03E01: Litigation funding & the expanded opportunities for lawyers & clients, alike
Feb 5, 2018 • 38 min
Bentham IMF’s arrival in Canada and what it means for the litigation marketplace.
[REBROADCAST] S02E01: The CBA’s Legal Futures Initiative is helping lawyers identify NewLaw opportunities
Jan 18, 2018 • 30 min
Legal Futures’ role, research, and recommendations
[REBROADCAST] S01E011: Friendly NewLaw world domination
Dec 21, 2017 • 51 min
Showing your clients how much you care might eliminate your competition
[REBROADCAST] S01E10: Seth Godin tells lawyers how to make art & start a ruckus
Nov 23, 2017 • 50 min
Confronting fear, making art, and other reflections on the shifting legal landscape
[REBROADCAST] S01E09: Visual cognition, artificial intelligence & legal research innovation
Nov 16, 2017 • 22 min
How Knomos is using machine learning and data visualization to build a better legal research tool
S02E11: Combining retail and law to deliver “Axess-able” legal services
Nov 6, 2017 • 42 min
How Lena Koke’s and Mark Morris’s retail law firm model might change everything.
[REBROADCAST] S01E08: NewLaw lawyering & the side hustle
Oct 19, 2017 • 23 min
How Rohit Parekh’s experience at Conduit Law afforded him the time, space, and motivation to start Grapple Law
S02E10: Weathering the great legal reformation & practicing law as a team sport
Oct 2, 2017 • 29 min
Mitch Kowalski discusses the future of law and the changes he sees in the legal landscape.
[REBROADCAST] S01E07: Artificial intelligence & the family law crisis
Sep 21, 2017 • 37 min
How Thistoo’s artificial intelligence application could help fix the crisis in family law
[REBROADCAST] S01E06: How workflows will set your law firm free
Sep 14, 2017 • 34 min
“This is your path to freedom. This is how you get rid of all the stuff that you don’t want to do and that the client doesn’t want you to do.”
S02E09: Using legal trends & vision to help lawyers build something bigger
Sep 4, 2017 • 42 min
How and why Clio is giving lawyers the data and resources to help us transform the practice of law
[REBROADCAST] S01E05: George Beaton brings hope to the legal industry (part 2)
Aug 24, 2017 • 30 min
Remaking Law Firms
[REBROADCAST] S01E04: Remaking Law Firms (part 1)
Aug 17, 2017 • 34 min
Dr. George Beaton and NewLaw bring hope (and a roadmap) to the legal industry.
S02E08: Asking questions & the problem of the client-centric law firm
Aug 7, 2017 • 39 min
Peter Aprile and Natalie Worsfold interview Casey Flaherty, a former outside and inside counsel known for creating the Service Delivery Review, a tool that facilitates communication between law firms and clients.
[REBROADCAST] S01E03: Freelance lawyering & the unlaw firm
Jul 20, 2017 • 27 min
How on demand lawyers can help a law firm expand and contract to meet client needs.
S02E07 : Building a client-first law firm before it’s too late
Jul 3, 2017 • 29 min
Re-envisioning the purpose of law firms and the role of lawyers
[REBROADCAST] S01E02: Ask your client questions & build the solution
Jun 22, 2017 • 32 min
How Cognition LLP built AfterSign to fix its clients’ contract management issues.
S02E06: Lawyer proofing law firms & building stronger enterprises
Jun 19, 2017 • 25 min
Jordan Furlong discusses how clients will continue to drive change in the legal industry (part 1)
S02E05: Fin (Legal) Tech & monetizing law firm innovation
Jun 5, 2017 • 54 min
The mission to combine law, finance, and innovation to build better, and more profitable, law firms.
S02E04: Axiom Canada’s origin & expansion
May 1, 2017 • 52 min
Why Axiom is not a law firm and how it intends to take a bigger share of the Canadian legal market.
S02E03: Law firm data mining & plans
Apr 3, 2017 • 42 min
Why capturing data today is the key to your law firm’s success
S02E02: Legal tech & NewLaw real talk
Mar 6, 2017 • 48 min
Lessons from a legal tech entrepreneur
S02E01: The CBA’s Legal Futures Initiative is helping lawyers identify NewLaw opportunities
Feb 6, 2017 • 30 min
Legal Futures’ role, research, and recommendations
S01E11: Friendly NewLaw world domination
Nov 24, 2016 • 50 min
Showing your clients how much you care might eliminate your competition
S01E10: Seth Godin tells lawyers how to make art and start a ruckus
Sep 8, 2016 • 49 min
Confronting fear, making art, and other reflections on the shifting legal landscape.
S01E09: Visual cognition, artificial intelligence & legal research innovation
Aug 1, 2016 • 22 min
How Knomos is using machine learning and data visualization to build a better legal research tool.
Ask BNL your NewLaw questions!
Jul 18, 2016 • 2 min
We are launching a new segment, Ask BNL, to give the NewLaw community an opportunity to ask us, past guests, or upcoming guests any questions and contribute to the podcast.
S01E08: NewLaw lawyering & the side hustle
Jul 4, 2016 • 22 min
How Rohit Parekh’s experience at Conduit Law afforded him the time, space, and motivation to start Grapple Law.
S01E07: Artificial intelligence & the family law crisis
Jun 6, 2016 • 33 min
How Thistoo’s artificial intelligence application could help fix the crisis in family law.
S01E06: How workflows will set your law firm free
May 2, 2016 • 33 min
“This is your path to freedom. This is how you get rid of all the stuff that you don’t want to do and that the client doesn’t want you to do.”
S01E05: George Beaton brings hope to the legal industry
Apr 4, 2016 • 29 min
Remaking Law Firms (Part 2)
S01E04: Remaking Law Firms (part 1)
Mar 1, 2016 • 34 min
Dr. George Beaton and NewLaw bring hope (and a roadmap) to the legal industry.
S01E03: Freelance lawyering & the unlaw firm
Mar 1, 2016 • 27 min
How on demand lawyers can help a law firm expand and contract to meet client needs.
S01E02: Ask your client questions & build the solution
Mar 1, 2016 • 32 min
How Cognition LLP built AfterSign to fix its clients’ contract management issues.
S01E01: Welcome to Building NewLaw
Feb 16, 2016 • 9 min
We are Building NewLaw. You are too. We should talk.