Maximum Lawyer Conference

May 17-18, 2018

St. Louis, Missouri

Are You Practicing Law at Your Maximum Potential?

Jim Hacking

Immigration Lawyer

Tyson Mutrux

Personal Injury Lawyer

Limited to 100 People for a VIP Experience!

Limited Spots Available

Maximum Lawyer recently featured on

ABA Journal's "Best Law Podcasts" List

What You'll Learn

The legal industry is often criticized for being "traditional" to a fault. At MaxLawCon 2018, we'll show you how to transform your firm from an average player to the top firm in your niche.

Some of the skills you'll take home:


How to dominate your legal niche and boost your intake as a content marketing machine.


How to quickly systemize your firm and cut the time you spend on cases in half.


Everything that you need to know to launch a successful law firm or to take one to the next level.


How to engage the news media to help you obtain favorable legal results, strengthen your relationships with your clients and referral sources, and maximize your brand presence.

What You'll Do

Deep Cuts

Nobody wants to sit through a 2-hour speech, no matter how entertaining it is. Thats why we're only giving 45 minutes to our speakers to deliver the most interesting solutions to your most pressing legal marketing issues.

Actionable Takeaways

From learning the steps of producing a podcast to sitting in on our rapid-fire Q&A sessions, MaxLawCon takes a hands-on approach to transforming your practice and brand.

Pitch Video Booth

We will have a free booth setup for all attendants to record their own pitch video for their website, YouTube channel, or ad. Awards will be given at the end of the convention for the best pitch videos.

Where You'll Stay

MaxLawCon has reserved secured a discounted rate for rooms at Magnolia St. Louis specifically for the event.

Book your room by April 21st to secure the discounted group rate.

Where We'll Meet

Our event will take place at the St. Louis University School of Law in downtown St. Louis and just steps away from the Magnolia Hotel.

Optional VIP Cardinals Game!

We are currently completely sold out of tickets to the Cardinals VIP space. Check the Maximum Lawyer Facebook page for up to date information on availability.

About the Presenters

Jim Hacking

Jim Hacking has practiced law in the greater St. Louis area since 1997. Since 2007, Jim’s practice has been devoted almost exclusively to immigration law. Jim handles spouse & employment visas, citizenship, asylum and deportation cases. Jim applies his litigation skills to his immigration practice, successfully litigating numerous cases involving naturalization and green card delays. Jim has a wife who is also his law partner and four children.

Tyson Mutrux

Tyson Mutrux is the managing partner of Mutrux Finney, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri. Mutrux Finney, P.C. is uniquely qualified to handle Personal Injury Litigation cases in Missouri and Illinois. Tyson’s previous positions include clerkships with the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office, the Hammer Law Firm, and Dunne, Koenig, & Green. Tyson co-hosts the Maximum Lawyer podcast with Jim Hacking.

Mitch Jackson

Mitch Jackson enjoys combining law, social media, and technology to disrupt, hack, and improve his clients' companies, causes, and professional relationships. He's an award-winning 2013 California "Litigation Lawyer of the Year" who speaks around the country about social media and recently shared tips at Tony Robbin's Business Mastery Event before an audience of 2,000.

Mitch is an early adopter of live video and has appeared on shows with Katie Couric, Anderson Cooper, Seth Godin and Gary Vaynerchuk. He's been profiled at and was named by Mashable as one of the top 50 influencers to follow on Snapchat.

In addition to being featured in David Meerman Scott's books, "The New Rules of Marketing & PR (5th Edition published in 18 different languages)" and "The New Rules of Sales and Service," Mitch was a consulting expert in "Shame Nation" (forward by Monica Lewinsky). Over the past several years, he's also been a contributing expert to the California State Bar's "Effective Introduction of Evidence in California- Chapter 54 Electronic and Social Media Evidence" and you can easily connect with him at Streaming.Lawyer and 

Seth Price

An accomplished attorney and transformational leader, Seth Price is a founding partner and the business backbone of Price Benowitz LLP as well as the founder of BluShark Digital a cutting edge digital agency. Mr. Price links authoritative insights in law and business to strategic growth planning, resulting in the acquisition of highly talented and driven attorneys who are committed to the firm’s client-centered philosophy and providing the best possible customer service.

John Fisher

John Fisher is the owner and founder of John H. Fisher, P.C., where he limits his practice to catastrophic injury law for injury victims in New York State. John has been cited as a legal expert on numerous occasions by TRIAL magazine of the American Association for Justice and the New York Law Journal, and he speaks frequently for the New York State Bar Association, The National Trial Lawyers, and Great Legal Marketing concerning law practice management, internet marketing for lawyers, referral-based marketing and trial skills.

Anneke Godlewski

Anneke Godlewski is the sole marketing provider for Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC in Toledo, Ohio. Her mastery in legal marketing has led her to speak at events like the Great Legal Marketing Summit, Moz Con, and Mastermind Experience. When she's not tweaking SEO, you can find her using her expert PR skills to build relationships with the media, the community, and clients by overseeing Community Marketing projects like Bikes for Kids and TPS Proud Student & Teacher of the Month contest.

Joey Vitale

Joey Vitale is passionate about helping creatives succeed and giving them peace of mind. After years of litigating on behalf of businesses in the midst of conflicts, Joey now focuses his practice on keeping businesses out of the courtroom in the first place. His practice Indie Law specifically focuses on entity formation, trademarks, copyrights, website agreements, and other basic legal documents.

Wayne Pollock

Wayne Pollock is Founder and Managing Attorney of Copo Strategies, a national legal services and communications firm that helps attorneys and clients manage media interest and public interest in those clients’ legal disputes. Wayne launched Copo after spending more than a decade achieving favorable legal results and public relations results for his clients. Prior to launching Copo, Wayne was a senior litigation associate at an Am Law 50 law firm. Before that, he was a public relations practitioner at a one-time Advertising Age "Top 100" marketing communications firm.

William Eadie

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer William Eadie is a business and marketing nerd who earned his MBA in entrepreneurship while in law school. He launched his own firm with a partner in February, 2017, and was finally able to put his marketing ideas to work. The law firm's website properties have dominated search results in mere months without back-link building. Will loves collaborating with other lawyers to break the stale attorney marketing mold. 

Gary Burger

Gary Burger is a personal injury trial lawyer and founder of Burger Law. Gary devotes his practice to helping injury victims and their families, providing financial recovery and protecting the future of those injured, and making our community safer through advocacy and volunteer work. Gary is proud to have been chosen as a Superlawyer and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. When He's not spending time with his three children you can find him scuba diving, his favorite hobby.

Chelsey Lambert

Chelsey Lambert's career includes building law firm technology products such as case management software, lead generation tools, and an IOLTA compliant payment processing system. She has experience in consulting, operating her own practice, serving as a Practice Management Advisor, in-house technology trainer, and speaker for the Chicago Bar Association serving it’s over 22,000 members. Her materials are tailored to address the challenges and concerns of the solo or small firm practicing attorney.

Morris Lilienthal

The son of a judicial assistant for a district court judge, Morris Lilienthal grew up around the courthouse and quickly developed a passion for the law. He is a 2003 graduate of Cumberland School of Law where he finished in the top fifth of his class. While at Cumberland, Morris served as president of Cumberland College Democrats and was on the Moot Court board. An avid sports fan, Morris enjoys playing and watching sports when not practicing law.

Schedule of Events

*All meals provided except Dinner the 17th and 18th

Wednesday May 16th

  • 7:00-11:00 - Max Law Con takes over Thaxton Speakeasy in downtown St. Louis for the inaugural dinner and drinks. (provided)

Thursday May 17th

  • 8:00am - Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:30-9:00 - Introduction & Welcome
  • 9:00-9:45 - Tyson Mutrux - Systemizing Your Law Firm
  • 9:45-10:30 - Jim Hacking - Power of YouTube
  • 10:30-10:45 - Break
  • 10:45-11:30 - John Fisher - Lawyer Referral-Based Marketing
  • 11:30-12:15 - Anneke Godlewski - Community Based Marketing
  • 12:15-1:30 - Lunch/Panel Discussion - Wayne Pollock - Engaging the Court of Public Opinion - Sponsored by Mastermind Experience
  • 1:30-2:15 - Joey Vitale - Building a Tribe Through Social Media
  • 2:15-3:00 - Seth Price - Search Engine Optimization 360
  • 3:00-3:15 - Break
  • 3:15-4:00 - Chelsey Lambert - Working with Virtual Assistants & Outsourcing
  • 4:00-4:45 - Q&A Session with Thursday Speakers
  • 6:15 - Cardinals Game (optional)

Friday May 18th

  • 8:00 - Breakfast
  • 8:30-9:15 - Gary Burger - Opening a Law Firm on the Fly
  • 9:15-10:00 - William Eadie - Crushing Content: Ranking Without Links
  • 10:00-10:15 - Break
  • 10:15-11:00 - Morris Lillienthal - Small Firm Social Media Successes
  • 11:00-11:45 - Mitch Jackson - TBA
  • 11:45-12:00 - Awards ceremony
  • 12:00-12:30 - Lightning Round of Tips From All Presenters

*Topics, Speakers, and Time Slots subject to change.




2 Days of MaxLawCon

1 All-Access Pass to all recorded speaking sessions

1 Produced pitch video ($1000 value)

1 Dinner with MaxLawCon in Downtown St. Louis

Breakfast and lunch provided both days


What Folks Are Saying About Us

"I've been impressed watching Jim and Tyson use social media to expand their brands and top-of-mind awareness from local to global. Together with the panel of experts they've put together for the Maximum Lawyer Conference, I know audience members will be exposed to new cutting-edge social media approaches that will help them take their practices to the next level. Don't miss out!"

Mitch Jackson


"Jim and Tyson are not only awesome, but they're pioneers. I believe automation is the future of small businesses, and some industries are recognizing that earlier than others.

Jim and Tyson are doing their part to drive conversation, hold one another accountable and lead by example...."

Greg Jenkins

Monkeypod Marketing

"Jim Hacking and Tyson Mutrux share so much smart info for the solo and small firm attorney.

Most people charge big bucks for the solid info these guys share for free.

Pay close attention to these guys.

What you learn can change your practice."

Larry Weinstein

Certified Public Accountant