TB11 – David Munoz of Mission Legal Center Joins the Team Business Podcast

In this episode of the Team Business podcast, co-hosts Mike Fusco and Ray Ramirez interview David Munoz, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Mission Legal Center. David talks about their goals and services, and how they pivoted with COVID, and how he manages his team.

Episode Highlights:

  • David shares his background story and how he got into his career. (7:05)
  • David mentions that he started off working at a bigger firm. (8:37)
  • David shares how he started his own company in California. (8:53)
  • David shares that one of the things he learned from his parents is to not give off the importance of education and just continuing on. (10:46)
  • David talks about what Mission Legal Center specializes in and what services they offer. (12:48)
  • David mentions that they have other attorneys that work within their office that do other types of law. (13:13)
  • After the initial foundation was built, how did David start to elevate his team? (14:18)
  • David says that the most significant thing to do before anything else is to build a reputation. (15:02)
  • David says that he’s thankful that they haven’t had to lay anybody off in 2020. (15:36)
  • David shares that his goal for his team is to grow all together. (16:25)
  • David shares that he’s doing his best to try and guide his team in a way that shows the importance of things and the reason why they do it that way. (18:32)
  • What has David been doing to pivot because of COVID? (19:15)
  • David mentions that their goal is to take all the stress away from their customers. (20:53)
  • David mentions that he is thankful because they’ve implemented cloud computing, zoom meetings, and teleconferences in 2018. (21:56)
  • David thinks that social media and commercials are probably the best way to get a lot of visibility nowadays. (24:12)


Key Quotes:

  • “You can’t always make the perfect hire, but you do your best.” – David Munoz
  • “There are no bad students, there are only bad teachers. And so, I kind of take that to mind when I have employees.” – David Munoz
  • “The number one cause of bankruptcy in the United States is medical bills, So we want to make sure their medical bills are paid, and then make sure that they’re compensated for aspects of their life that might never be the same.” – David Munoz
  • “Small businesses need to help each other… I’d love to find ways to collaborate and work together. And I’m sure that there’s a way we can find a way to do that.” – David Munoz


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