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Welcome to GAL Radio. My name is Attorney Enrico Schaefer. I’m an internet and technology lawyer, founding partner of the law firm Traverse Legal. We have developed a number of innovative ways to provide client service, to bill clients, to provide flat fee defined deliverable projects with a price guarantee, and a variety of other methodologies all designed to improve the business model of law. We did actually turn the business of law on its head, we shook it up, and we started from scratch doing only those things that made sense from a business point of view. And let’s face it, law firms and lawyers typically are very poor business people. Why? Well, in an hourly business environment, it doesn’t take much creativity or any intelligence to be able to develop a system which spits out hours and bills them back to the client, and, if you’re lucky, that bill gets paid at the end of the month. That does not require any innovation, creativity or foresight.