“I’ve been in rooms where a very very good, very successful medical malpractice lawyer, just got it wrong. And the problem was you don’t know what you don’t know and that’s what makes you dangerous.”

On this week’s episode Maria chats with doctor, lawyer and scientist, Peter McCool. They discuss what it’s like to go through medical and law school, the reason he changed his last name, balancing long hours with home life and the hardest job in the world.


  • 01:01 Is that your real name?
  • 06:26 Hiring a doctor lawyer
  • 22:15 Hardest job in the world

Guest Peter McCool is a founding partner of JusticeRX. He is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and a licensed attorney. Dr. McCool has held teaching positions at various institutions, including the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago emergency medicine residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

You can get in touch with Peter at https://www.justicerxlaw.com

Host Maria Monroy (@marialawrank on Instagram) is the Co-founder and President of LawRank, a leading SEO company for law firms since 2013. She has a knack for breaking down complex topics to make them more easily accessible and started Tip the Scales to share her knowledge with listeners like you.

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