Episode 92: Jon Tobin, Partner at Counsel for Creators LLP

Jon Tobin’s law firm, Counsel for Creators LLP, bills itself as the first law firm to develop subscription services tailored to the needs of creative people. Using their innovative subscription services model, Counsel for Creators is providing innovative legal services and meeting client expectations in new ways.
In this episode, Jon chats with Clio CEO Jack Newton about:
  • The changes Jon has seen in creative industries since COVID-19 started
  • Why Counsel for Creators started using a subscription services model
  • The benefits that a subscription model has for lawyers and clients
  • How lawyers can determine whether a subscription services model works for their firm
  • Why enhancing the legal client experience should be the focus of legal innovation going forward
Jon Tobin is a Partner at Counsel for Creators LLP, a next-generation law firm focused on the needs of creative businesses and individuals. A graduate of the UCLA School of Law, Jon deals with matters involving copyrights, trademarks, software, design, licensing, business, art law, and contracts. Before studying law he worked for years as a designer and software developer, so he knows what it means to work in creative industries and how things actually get done.
Jon also speaks and writes regularly about legal issues facing technology and creative ventures; he has given talks for the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the California Community Foundation, UCLA Law, and at a variety of design and technology conferences.
You can follow Counsel for Creators LLP on Twitter at @CreatorsCounsel