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Smart collaboration for lawyers and law firms with Dr. Heidi K. Gardner

This article comes from a conversation from Fringe Legal Edge with a distinguished fellow and lecturer at Harvard Law School, Dr. Heidi K. Gardner. Heidi is the author of Washington Post’s best-seller, Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos. In the book, she explores how firms can earn higher margins,…

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How to run your own summit – a complete guide

Running a summer is fun, but hard. This is post is part how-to, and part reflection to help those that want to run a virtual summit or conference for themselves. This was the first summit that I ran, and there are plenty of points of learning which I hope will help others.  For context, the…

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Economics of the legal profession – an analysis of discussion with Richard Tromans

Economics of the legal profession: levers that impact efficient and effective delivery Last month Richard Tromans (of Artificial Lawyer fame) spoke with Abhijat Saraswat at the Fringe Legal Virtual Summit on the economics of the legal profession – the levers that drive efficient and effective delivery of legal services. This article is a summary of…

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Fringe Legal Edge – Alex Hamilton on Contracting Mistakes

Contracting mistakes with Alex Hamilton Contracts are crucial to the legal process, however more frequently the process of contracting can be painful. In this episode we discuss how to remove unnecessary barriers from contracts while offering the same protections, benchmarking the performance of your contracts, and Alex’s reflections on 10 years since founding Radiant Law. …

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Fringe Legal Edge – Alex Low on leveraging LinkedIn to build your brand

Alex Low is an expert in helping businesses implement and adopt marketing and sales strategies. He regularly speaks to experts through his podcast The Death of a Salesman and applies the principles at BeyondSales and DLA ignite. Oh and he’s worked in the BD function at PwC, as Client Relationship Manager at BLP (now BCLP),…

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Fringe Legal Edge – Networked. How a group of women came together to write a book during Covid-19

On this episode of Fringe Legal Edge – host Abhijat Saraswat speaks with six outstanding women. There are each uniquely impressive, but all have one thing in common. They met (as well as 14 others) through a Linkedin networking group at the beginning of the pandemic. This one act led to the writing of an…

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Fringe Legal Edge with Janet Stanton

In this episode of Fringe Legal Edge, host Abhijat Saraswat speaks with Janet Stanton. I reached out to Janet after having read her article on the importance of strategic client management. We discuss the topic in detail including what it means, the benefits for individuals and the firm, implementation advice, and pitfalls to avoid. Janet…

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Fringe Legal Edge with Robert Camp

In this episode of Fringe Legal Edge, host Abhijat Saraswat speaks with Robert Camp on starting and sustaining innovation initiatives. Robert Camp is the owner of Robert Camp Consulting. Robert was the Managing Partner of Stephens Scown for 9 years, and during that time he executed on his vision of creating a different type of…

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Fringe Legal Edge with Jackie Nagtegaal

In this episode of Fringe Legal Edge, host Abhijat Saraswat speaks with Jackie Nagtegaal on access to justice (A2J) and the future of the justice system. Jackie is a futurist and lawyer working within the legal landscape, spotting trends and developments that go beyond the hype.​ She unpacks the system as a whole and connects possibilities within…

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Fringe Legal Edge with Victor Tamayo

In this episode of Fringe Legal Edge, host Abhijat Saraswat speaks with Victor Tamayo. Ab and Victor discuss managing technology projects, taking a deep dive into the lifecycle of a project from selection, prioritization, stakeholder management, and training & adoption. Victor is an exceptional sales engineer working at a software company, Litera. You can find…

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Fringe Legal Edge with Deb Feder

In this episode of Fringe Legal Edge, host Abhijat Saraswat speaks with Deb Feder. Deb is a business development coach and consultant focused on helping lawyers generate consistent clients through curious, confident conversations. During the conversation, we discuss the importance of listening and how to practice it, business development, and validating market data. Connect with…

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Fringe Legal Edge with Michael Alemdia and Alice Namuli Blazevic

In this special episode of Fringe Legal Edge Michael Almeida takes over as host and speaks with Alice Namuli Blazevic, Partner at Katende, Ssempebwa & Company Advocates & Co-Founder of The Legal Innovation Hub

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