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In this episode, we reflect on a year of trial advocacy growth and gear up for an even more dynamic 2024. Listen in as I share insights from my tenure as president of the Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, highlighting how organization and balance have become pillars of my practice. I also discuss the surprising dominance of virtual focus groups, with a staggering 44 sessions conducted online, illustrating their continued convenience and efficiency for our busy legal community. 

Plus, get a sneak peek at future episodes featuring fellow lawyers and experts who will shed light on innovative case development, witness preparation, and the powerful use of medical illustrations and animations in storytelling. 

As we wrap up 2023, I can’t help but share the profound impact certain books have had on my journey both professionally and personally. As I set my sights on devouring 40 business books in the coming year, I extend an invitation for your recommendations. Lastly, we’ll explore how experimenting with AI tools like ChatGPT might revolutionize the way we practice law.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The effectiveness of virtual focus groups (with 44 online sessions highlighted)
  • Insights from impactful books for personal and professional growth. 
  • Exploration of technology in legal practice, including the use of ChatGPT for brainstorming and content creation.

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Supporting Resources:

To learn more about grief listen to Episodes:

Ep 85: What is Grief?

Ep 86: Ways We have been Taught to Deal with Grief

Ep 87: How to Navigate and Assist Our Clients with Grief


Book Recommendations:

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

Loving What is by Byron Katie 

Got a book recommendation? Podcast episode topic? Email Elizabeth: [email protected] 

Episode Credits

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