Daily Matters, a podcast from Clio

With the emergence of COVID 19, the legal industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation. In Daily Matters, Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton will explore the new normal for law firms, how legal professionals can find success in a remote-first world, and how lawyers can best serve clients through this unprecedented situation.

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Episode #6: Dan Lear, Chief Instigator at Right Brain Law


In Episode 6, attorney, blogger, and legal technology expert Dan Lear joins Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton on the Daily Matters podcast. As the Chief Instigator at Right Brain Law, Dan speaks with Jack about the biggest challenges and opportunities for law firms during this pandemic, the chaos of working from home with kids, as well as some of the permanent shifts Dan expects to see in the future of legal.

Episode #5: Mike Semanchik, Managing Attorney of the California Innocence Project


In Episode 5 of the Daily Matters podcast, Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton is joined by Mike Semanchik, Managing Attorney of the California Innocence Project, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 to law schools and legal clinics, how the California Innocence Project is still pursuing criminal justice reform remotely, and how coronavirus is affecting vulnerable prison populations.

Episode #4: Jordan Furlong, Principal of Law 21


In this episode of the Daily Matters podcast, legal analyst, consultant, and Law21 blog founder Jordan Furlong joins Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton for a discussion about the ways that the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the legal industry.

Jack asks Jordan to share his experience and perspective about this unique moment in legal history, to anticipate some of the short-term and long-term impacts the coronavirus will have on law firms and legal organizations, and to suggest what law firms need to focus on in the moment.

Episode #3: Patrick Palace, Owner of Palace Law, LLP


In Episode 3 of the Daily Matters podcast, Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton chats with Patrick Palace, Owner of Palace Law LLP, about his experiences with COVID-19 in Washington State, the first US state to be hit hard by this pandemic.During the conversation, Jack and Patrick discuss how the coronavirus has affected Palace Law’s operations, how they were able to transition to remote work, the impact of COVID-19 on Worker’s Compensation and the techniques Patrick is using to keep himself and his practice going during this challenging time.

Episode #2: Erin Levine, Founder and CEO of Hello Divorce


In Episode 2 of the Daily Matters podcast, Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton interviews Erin Levine, founder of both a law firm and a startup—Levine Family Law Group and Hello Divorce, respectively—about how she is navigating the COVID-19 crisis, and what other legal professionals can do during this time.During the conversation, Jack and Erin talk about adapting to the new reality of legal practice during a pandemic, how cloud-based technology is helping Erin and her teams operate remotely, and what sorts of new needs clients now have that lawyers must work to address.

Episode #1: Judy Martinez, President of the American Bar Association


In Episode 1 of the Daily Matters podcast, Clio CEO and Co-founder Jack Newton talks with Judy Perry Martinez, President of the American Bar Association, about the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the legal profession.During the conversation, Jack and Judy discuss the challenges legal professionals are facing right now, how the ABA is working to support the American legal community, and what kinds of long-term effects Judy expects this unprecedented crisis to have on the future of law.