Episode 60:

Marc Whitehead is double board certified in both Personal Injury Trial Law and Social Security Disability Law.  He dedicates his practice to disability law, specializing in long-term disability insurance denials, Social Security Disability and Veterans Disability.  He has authored multiple books on the topic of disability benefit claims and litigation.  Based in Houston, Texas, Marc runs a national practice and has successfully litigated disability claims in 44 states and counting plus Puerto Rico.

Marc is the editor and publisher of the bi-monthly newsletter, “The Successful Barrister–Marketing, Management & Life Skills that Probably Won’t Get You Disbarred.” Marc is an adjunct practice advisor for Atticus, through which he advises and coaches other lawyers on running successful practices.

Mr. Whitehead is a past president of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA), and a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA). He is actively involved in the American Association for Justice (AAJ) where he was a past chair of the Insurance Law Section. He was also a member of AAJ’s Marketing and Practice Development Committee among many others. Mr. Whitehead generously donates to AAJ as a PAC Eagle and his firm is an AAJ Leaders Forum member.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The ways that many lawyers underestimate all the roles they’ll have to play when starting their own law firm
  • Gifting yourself the relief of choosing the areas of the practice that you love, and hiring a team to handle the rest
  • All the ways that a Great business coach can benefit your law firm
  • How a Coach can help you make both the personal and professional aspects of your life harmonize
  • Two things you should do right now to improve your practice
  • Four things you can change to drastically improve your law firm right now
  • The importance of hiring a great staff
  • The percentage of time you should be spending on your highest paying cases…while making sure you don’t neglect your other clients

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