Lawyer Books Can Be More Than a Dictated Consultation

I believe lawyers can reach more people, expand access to justice, and improve their practices by publishing books.Of course, lawyers have been publishing books to market themselves for a long time. I have an example on my shelf: Your Life, Your Legacy: The Fundamentals of Effective Estate Planning. It looks like it was designed by … Continue reading Lawyer Books Can Be More Than a Dictated Consultation

Podcast Episode 4—You Need a Platform, with Keith Lee

Today I am publishing my latest conversation with a lawyer about legal writing, editing, and publishing. This time it's Keith Lee, who graciously took time to talk to me about his experience blogging, how it led to a book deal with ABA Publishing for The Marble and the Sculptor, and how he's thinking of writing another … Continue reading Podcast Episode 4—You Need a Platform, with Keith Lee

Podcast Episode 3—The 7-Figure E-Book, with Carolyn Elefant

Today I am excited to release my latest conversation about lawyers writing and publishing, this time with Carolyn Elefant. Carolyn recently put on a webinar about her experience writing and publishing an e-book that unexpectedly generated a lot of business. I attended and shared notes on Twitter. Then Carolyn agreed to talk with me about … Continue reading Podcast Episode 3—The 7-Figure E-Book, with Carolyn Elefant

Podcast Episode 2—Full Court Press, with Morgan Morrissette Wright

The latest episode of The Editing Lawyer Podcast, published last Friday, features Morgan Morrissette Wright. She's an attorney, product manager at Fastcase, and publisher of Full Court Press. I've been interested in Full Court Press since Fastcase announced its serious effort to publish secondary content last year. It looks like Full Court Press might offer … Continue reading Podcast Episode 2—Full Court Press, with Morgan Morrissette Wright

Podcast Episode 1—Write Your Problem, with Mike Whelan

About a month ago I wondered about the lack of legal writing-focused podcasts and published some thoughts about starting my own. That led to recording a conversation with Mike Whelan about his book, which I'm releasing today as the first episode. A warning: I consider this a minimum viable podcast. The point was to not … Continue reading Podcast Episode 1—Write Your Problem, with Mike Whelan