16. Snippet – Why was FLN really Created?

Host: Mo ElDeiry

In this episode of the FLN podcast, host Mo ElDeiry introduces the purpose and mission of the Florida Lawyers Network (FLN). He explains the inspiration behind the creation of FLN, which was born out of a need for a structured networking platform for attorneys to build, develop, and maintain valuable connections.

The episode begins with a motivational quote by Napoleon Hill, emphasizing the importance of taking action without waiting for the perfect moment. Mo ElDeiry shares the history and evolution of FLN, detailing the growth of the legal community in Florida and the necessity for a dedicated network. He highlights the importance of knowing and trusting fellow attorneys to provide reliable referrals. The episode concludes with a reminder for listeners to subscribe, follow, and share the podcast.


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Show Notes


  • Welcome message and introduction of the host, Mo ElDeiry.
  • Brief overview of the FLN Podcast’s purpose: facilitating long-term professional connections among attorneys.

Motivational Minute:

  • Quote from Napoleon Hill: “Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand and work whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”
  • Planning is essential, but action leads to learning and growth.
  • Importance of starting and taking action rather than waiting for perfect conditions.

FLN – Message of the Day: Why was FLN really Created?

  1. The origin of FLN:
    • Frustration with the lack of a structured networking platform for experienced attorneys.
    • Local bar associations and business groups didn’t offer a dedicated space for legal professionals to build strong connections.
    • Recognition of the value in referrals from trusted attorney connections.
  2. Historical Context:
    • Growth of the Florida legal community from 1997 to 2010.
    • Increase in the number of law schools.
    • Rise in the number of licensed attorneys from under 50,000 to over 100,000.
  3. FLN Structure:
    • Each FLN Chapter includes three attorneys from each practice area, as this concept provides great diversity, while still maintaining exclusivity.

Call to Action:

  • Subscribe, follow and share the FLN Podcast with friends, family, and colleagues.
  • Stay tuned for more exciting stories and insights in future episodes.