Meghan Mathias is the Founder of LOPP Mathias Law, she represents business owners with challenges relating to corporate governance, employment issues, shareholder disputes, Family Law disputes and contract issues. Meghan talks about how entrepreneurial knowledge and creating a united culture is impo
Publish Date: Sep 28, 2021
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Meghan Mathias is the Founder of LOPP Mathias Law, she represents business owners with challenges relating to corporate governance, employment issues, shareholder disputes, Family Law disputes and contract issues. Meghan talks about how entrepreneurial knowledge and creating a united culture is important in building a good law firm. She talks about how her law firm started out as a virtual service and how that benefit both the clients and lawyers. Meghan also talks about how she was able to manage her time in a season where she had to juggle a lot of responsibilities. They also talk a bit also about political issues that need to be addressed and Meghan’s stand as an elected Alderman. Timestamps:How it’s like to start a legal office virtually (4:03)Educating yourself on entrepreneurship even as a lawyer (9:03)Time Management techniques - delegating tasks and investing on people (13:01)Political philosophy and issues that must be resolved (16:54) “It's not that I'm a superwoman although there are days I feel like I had to be a superwoman to get through that. But it's also about hiring the right people... outsourcing the things that you're not good at. I know what I'm great at. I know what I'm not great at. I'll still get it done but it may not be my hands on it.” - Megan Mathias Megan MathiasWebsite: https://www.loppmathiaslaw.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LoppMathiasLaw/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meganmathias/ Megan Mathias, Founder of LOPP MATHIAS LAW Family LawBio: Megan Mathias is a fierce advocate and compassionate defender of the rights of entrepreneurs, women, children, and BIPOC. After 14 years lawyering for mid to large size law firms, becoming a Partner, and winning over $70 million in commercial and family law cases, Megan knew it was time for a change. Increasingly frustrated with the inefficiencies she saw in large law firms, and not happy with their prioritization of billable hours over-delivering value and results for her clients, Megan knew she could do much better.She decided to create her own firm, Lopp Mathias Law, driven by her values, her standards, and her integrity. To that end, Megan created an innovative and fast-growing firm of like-minded attorneys. She incorporated state of the art technology for document automation and assembly, better billing practices and alternative fee arrangements to reduce legal fees for her clients. Driven by efficiency and effectiveness, Megan also designed her firm to provide a wide array of specialized legal services through her unique Affiliate Network without the typical law firm overhead and passes those cost savings onto her clients. She is committed to being a loyal and long-term partner for her clients, as she guides them through challenging legal periods in their lives with skill and compassion.Megan has been recognized for her sophisticated representation in trade secret and other cases involving complex e-discovery issues and forensic analysis of electronically stored information. Megan co-chairs the Seventh Circuit Council on Data Privacy and Digital Information.Megan is dedicated to her community. She serves on the Boards of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law, FLASH (Force of Lawyers Against Sexual Harassment), and the Filament Theater. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meganmathias/Have comments, questions, or concerns? Contact us at email@example.com Episode Transcript:Ron Bockstahler 0:28 Hello and welcome to the show the 1958 lawyer where we talk about the changing landscape in the legal industry. Our guest today is Megan Mathias founding partner of lat Mathias law. She represents business owners with challenges relating to corporate governance, employment issues, shareholder disputes, Family Law disputes and contract issues. And you're gonna have a lot of fun listening to Meghan, she's got a ton of energy and she's done just a million things and we really want to find out how she does it. Also, she's an advocate for women and black indigenous and people of color. She sits on many boards, including the YWCA Metropolitan of Chicago, lifespan building, elementary school is co chair of the steering committee, state courts, small case project teams for the Seventh Circuit, electronic mess that Meghan you're gonna have