On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and colleague, Gayle S. Christen, welcome Attorney Dave H. Gardner out of Newport Beach, CA, to discuss how a structured settlement comes into play when a marriage is dissolved. They discuss the advantages of a structured settlement for both sides of a divorce case, the tax advantages of a structured settlement and how marriage cases vary from state to state.
In 1977, an informal group of five women trial lawyers assembled to talk about issues that affected them as women in law. In 1979, the American Association for Justice officially established the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus and from then grew to what it is today. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host Gayle Christen from the Ohio office of Ringler Associates, welcome special guest, Attorney Rhonda Gail Davis, who has chaired the Women Caucus at the AAJ for the term 2007-2008. Larry, Gayle and Attorney Davis will discuss the origin of the Women Trial Lawyer Caucus, unique issues that women trial attorneys face, women attorneys venturing into smaller firms or solo practice, gender bias in the legal profession and the women trial attorneys who have inspired her to excel in the legal profession.
It is common for emotions to enter into settlement negotiations in any lawsuit, so what’s the best way to keep the mediation on track? When are emotions a good part of the mediation and when are they not? Join Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen, in charge of Ringler operations in the Northeast and guest co-host and Ringler Associate, Gayle Christen with special guest, Professor Daniel Shapiro from Harvard Law School and Associate Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project as well as author of ‘Beyond Reason.’ Listen to this show for expert insights into how to better handle an emotional situation in any mediation.