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Read the blog and download podcast episodes of Shifting the Law for exclusive observations from Johnny Merritt and fellow industry leaders. Drawing on more than three decades of experience as a transactional attorney handling complex legal matters, Johnny shares insights on legal issues and strategies that support business success.

Walking the Tightrope: How to Best Partner with CEOs
November 23, 2021

On this week's episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny sits down with Joel Trammell, CEO expert, leadership coach, serial entrepreneur and author of The CEO Tightrope. Listen as the pair...View More

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Optimizing Business Operations for Success
November 9, 2021 On this week's episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny meets with Marcos Cordova, seasoned operations expert, entrepreneur, project manager and now Claims Associate for Billd. The two discuss the importance...View More
Busting Through the Concrete Wall
October 26, 2021 On this week’s episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny sits down with Charlene Wheeless, renowned communications pro, author, speaker, and equity champion to discuss navigating the workforce as a woman...View More
The Book of Walt: The Intersectionality of Law and Religion
October 5, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by fellow attorney, local-Austinite and author of The Daily Practice of Life: Practical Reflections Toward Meaningful Living, Walt Shelton. Walt...View More
Navigating Job Loss: Hunker Down to Get to the Hoorah!
September 21, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by his good friend Brenda McDearmon, author of “The Big Hunker Down: 7 Take-Cover Strategies to Weather the Storm of...View More
An Exciting Announcement
September 8, 2021 On this week's special episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny shares an important update and decision that has been years in the making. Tune in to hear more about this...View More
Executive Coaching and Leadership Development with Sky-High Results
August 17, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Sky Streety, a successful entrepreneur, executive leadership coach, and author of “You’re Not Just Another Face in the Crowd:...View More
Bankruptcy Law with a Dose of Compassion
August 3, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by his friend and colleague Ron Satija, a bankruptcy attorney and U.S. Department of Justice appointed bankruptcy trustee. The two...View More
Infallible Positivity and Intellectual Property
July 20, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by his friend Bobby Braxton, an intellectual property attorney and partner at BRAXTON PERRONE, PLLC. Bobby discusses his passion for...View More
The Importance of Outlining Principles for Effective Leadership
July 7, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Dennis Broughton, a chemical engineer with over 40 years of combined experience working for DuPont and Charles Koch, and...View More
A Very Special Father’s Day Edition of Shifting the Law
June 22, 2021 On this very special Father’s Day edition of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by his son, John David Merritt, who is finishing his third year of law school at...View More
How to Serve Your Clients With Passion, Honesty, and Integrity
June 8, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by his long-time friend and top-notch employment attorney, Janice Parker. The two discuss what fuels her passion for employment law,...View More
The Business of Healthcare
May 25, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by David Clark, a former healthcare executive and current instructor of accounting and healthcare management at West Texas A&M University....View More
The Power of Storytelling in Leadership
May 11, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by his friend and mentor of over 40 years, Kent Hance. Kent is a former United States Congressman and served...View More
How to Better Serve Your Clients, Team Members, and Community
April 27, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Mark Few, Senior Vice President at First State Bank of Burnet. They discuss the strengths of doing business with...View More
The Value of Innovating Your Business Model
April 13, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Clint Greenleaf, a well-versed entrepreneur, founder of over five organizations, and author of multiple published books. They discuss the...View More
Navigating Leadership: How to Build Your Foundation and Maintain Success
March 30, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Ginger Nelson, Mayor of Amarillo, Texas, and practicing lawyer for over 20 years. They discuss the foundations of leadership,...View More
Evolving Your Business During Uncertain Times
March 16, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny Merritt is joined by Parker Carroll, CEO of TREK Investment Group. Tune in for their conversation about how business leaders can keep...View More
Leadership Lessons From Successful Family Businesses
March 2, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Judd Porter. Judd is the owner and CEO of Porter’s, a Texas-based, family-owned company that has been serving communities...View More
What Leaders Can Learn From Attorneys About Assessing Risk & Building Trust
February 17, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny is joined by Austin-based entrepreneur and business leader, Ben Broughton. They talk lawyer compensation, what to look for in a great attorney,...View More
Shifting the Law Starts with Building Better Relationships
February 4, 2021 On this episode of Shifting the Law, Johnny Merritt is joined by Four Price. Four is a long-time attorney and current member of the Texas House of Representatives. Tune in...View More
Introduction to Shifting the Law
February 3, 2021 Shifting the Law is a podcast hosted by Johnny Merritt with discussions about innovative attorney-client partnerships and how industry leaders can work towards shifting the legal paradigm. Listen to the...View More