The Quirky Lawyer

The Quirky Lawyer

Discover the latest trends and insights on legal innovation, legaltech, new law and the technologies shaping the future of law. I aim to inspire lawyers, so that you can become a leader in the legal sector. // Descubre las tendencias en innovación legal y las tecnologías que están transformando el mundo del derecho. Queremos inspirar a los abogados para que puedan adoptar nuevas ideas en el ámbito jurídico fácilmente. Compartimos contigo conocimientos técnicos complejos de forma accesible, de manera que puedas convertirte en un líder del sector legal.... Show More

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January 31, 2019

Maya Markovich, Head of Product at NextLaw Labs, the lab founded by Dentons in 2015 (www.nextlawlabs.com) shares her experience in legal tech across the world. 

This episode covers:

- Innovation in the legal industry

- Automation of legal tasks

- T-shaped lawyers

- NextLaw Labs' mission and projects

- Access to justice and the role of tech to close this gap

- Investments in legal tech and how venture capital is shaping the lega...

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María Rubert is a leading arbitration lawyer in Dubai, founder of Rubert & Partners: rubertpartners.com María's youtube channel and instagram

In this episode you'll find about working in arbitration law in the UAE, making major decisions in your career, navigating cultural differences in negotiation and litigation, business etiquette in the Arab world, women in law, how to built an international career, how to better co...

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Are you looking for some inspiration? This is your episode! Miriam González Durántez (our guest) is a partner at Dechert, co-chair of the firm’s International Trade and Government Regulation practice and president of the charity Inspiring Girls: www.inspiring-girls.com  She has built a stellar international career and more importantly she dares to speak up, to address critical issues for the future of the legal industry and the soc...

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Fintech Week 2018 organizada por el Institute of International Economic Law ( http://www.iielaw.org ), de la Facultad de Derecho de Georgetown y The Institute for Financial Markets, del Fondo Monetario Internacional.  Este episodio explora 1. las smart regulations, 2. el papel de los legisladores como facilitadores de innovación en el ámbito Fintech 3. innovación en África y mucho más!

Para más información sobre las actividades de ...

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Fintech Week 2018 was co-hosted by Institute of International Economic Law, from Georgetown University Law Center and The Institute for Financial Markets, from the International Monetary Fund. 

This episode covers 1. smart regulation, 2. regulators involvement in the development of fintech companies 3. innovation in Africa and much more!

LabCFTC aks innovators for competition ideas: https://www.cftc.gov

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Jason Foscolo's journey is unlike any other lawyer we've had on The Quirky Lawyer Podcast before.

This episode covers how:

1. To build a successful subscription based law firm;

2. To give legal advise on innovative food products, such as vegan cheese;

3. Your passion and any experiences on your life help you build a niche and attract clients; 

4. Innovation comes from limitations and going through biglaw is not the only rou...

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La persuasión es una habilidad indispensable para los abogados. O puedes contar historias que persuadan, convenzan, apasionen, en definitiva, historias que ganen debates y negociaciones o te va a ser muy difícil conseguir clientes.

Este episodio explora las claves del storytelling. 

Si quieres saber más sobre innovación legal visita https://thequirkylawyer.com

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As a lawyer being persuasive is a must skill to master. Either you are able to tell stories that persuade, compel, convince and ultimately win arguments and negotiations or you are going to have a very hard time landing clients.

Discover why storytelling is a critical skill for lawyers and the keys to good communication.

If you want to know more about legal innovation check https://thequirkylawyer.com

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This episode is a deep dive into creativity in legal practice featuring Tessa Manuello, an expert in legal innovation and creativity. We cover:

- How lawyers can be more creative in their daily practice;

- How to reduce the access to justice gap while improving lawyers' lifestyle;

- Legal design;

- Contract sprints; and

- The best tools to enhance innovation and creativity.

Follow Tessa on https://www.legalcreatives.com , youtu...

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Today's episode features Richard Maybey CEO at Juro (https://juro.com). Richard has successfully transitioned from big law to legaltech entrepreneur and is transforming the way contracts are made.

This episode has great insights on:

- How data is reshaping legal work;

- How to transition from traditional legal roles into legal tech;

- Legal operations teams;

- Legal design; and

- Strategic legal thinking.

Juro has just released...

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The Quirky Lawyer vuelve con mucha fuerza. Esta temporada habrá más episodios sobre innovación legal, entrevistas con líderes de la industria legal, en espacial del entorno legaltech. Además, también abro el espacio a invitados de otros ámbitos profesionales que tienen mucho que decir sobre inteligencia artificial, machine learning, tecnología y puede aportarnos luz a nuestra labor como juristas. 

El segundo eje temático del podcas...

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The Quirky Lawyer comes back in full strength. This season you will find more episodes on legal innovation, interviews with leaders of the legal industry, in particular, the Legaltech community. Also, I am opening the podcast to guests from other industries that have a lot to say on AI, machine learning and technology. These will share a new perspective that is critical for our work as lawyers. 

The second theme of the podcast this...

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Today's episode brings a brand new perspective into the legal innovation debate. Hon. John Facciola shares his insights on the intersection between law and technology as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of Columbia and a Law Professor at Georgetown Law School.

The Sedona Conference website: https://thesedonaconference.org

Georgetown LawAdvanced E-Discovery Institute website: 2018 Advanced eDiscovery Institute

Ge...

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Today I’m sharing with you a really powerful episode where I interview Michael Goldman and Ruby Sheik both working at Georgetown University Law Centre and facilitators at the Lawyers in Balance program.

We will be discussing meditation, mindfulness and some other ways that can help you cope with your everyday life and improve your professional skills from the inside out.

 

If you want more content on legal innovation, check my webs...

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When I started the podcast I could only dream to have Katia Lin, East Coast Practice Manager at Axiom, as a guest and this week as we are celebrating 4 months since the podcast launch, we made it happen. If you have always admired the work Axiom is doing in the legal industry and are curious to find out more, this is the perfect episode for you.

If you want more content on legal innovation check out https://thequirkylawyer.com

Foll...

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I am delighted to have my first Spanish guest in the podcast. Gerard Guiu has built an impressive career and has a very unique approach to innovation that I am very excited to bring to this space of conversation around legal innovation.

If you want more content on legal innovation, check out www.thequirkylawyer.com

Follow me on LinkedIn and instagram instagram.com/thequirkylawyer/

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Today we discuss productivity and time management with Ritu Goswamy a lawyer and legal productivity consultant.

Ritu Goswamy helps lawyers take control of their time for increased efficiently, profitability, and work-life balance.

Ritu is the author of "The New Billable Hour: Bill More Hours, Be More Productive, and Still Have Work-Life Balance,". Listen to the podcast to know how you can get a FREE copy of Ritu's book.

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A fascinating conversation with Steve Amstrong, Food Law expert, former Chief Food Law Counsel at Campbell Soup Company and Food Law Professor at Georgetown Law School. 

We discuss about

- How consumer activism is shaping food law regulation and the food industry;

- GMO, gene editing and the legal implications of these proceedings;

- Clean labeling, transparency and organic foods; and

- Use of blockchain in the food industry.

If yo...

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A fascinating interview on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and crowdfunding. What you need to know as a lawyer to navigate with ease in this space.

To know more about Robin Sosnow, check https://www.robinsosnow.com

To read Lewis Cohen's Crypto - Capital Markets article, click here https://medium.com/@nycryptolawyer/

If you want more content on legal innovation, check out www.thequirkylawyer.com

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September 12, 2018

First time you hear about Emojis in a legal context? This was me a couple months ago. But then out of curiosity, I started researching the legal implications of using emojis and I was very surprised about how many areas of law have been impacted by these cute symbols.

According to the Emoji report published in 2016, over 2.3 trillion messages including emojis where projected to be sent that year and this figure continues to grow ev...

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