How can we prevent accidents and deaths in the workplace? In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen joins Attorney Douglas K. Sheff, senior partner at Sheff Law and President-Elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association, to spotlight third party cases, the Workplace Safety Task Force and talk about a workers’ compensation tax proposal that is causing great concern in the state of Massachusetts. Visit Ringler Associates to contact a consultant in your area about structured settlements.
Mia Friedman, Director of Public Interest and Pro Bono Programs at Suffolk Law’s Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service, reviews our Pro Bono Program.
Solos and Law Students—have you considered Pro Bono as an investment? It can expand your client base and knowledge, open doors for employment and networking, and enrich your standing in the community. New Solo host, Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner and the most recent Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Massachusetts Bar Association discusses with Attorney Luz Herrera, Assistant Professor of Law at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California how she used Pro Bono to build her practice and strengthen her community.
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This year marks the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 where our world changed forever. Since that tragic day, the legal community has pitched in – sometimes quietly advocating for victim’s families. On Lawyer2Lawyer, attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Attorney Leo Boyle from the law firm, Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow and one of the founders of Trial Lawyers Care and Marilyn Berger executive producer, writer and co-director of the film, Out of the Ashes: 9/11, to look back at 9/11, discuss how lawyers got involved after the attacks, the legal issues that remain, the Victim’s Compensation Fund and how this tragedy has impacted and shaped the legal system.
Volunteering can be an uplifting experience for all involved. On this edition of The Paralegal Voice, co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin spotlight two paralegals who are ‘giving back’ to the community and volunteering their time to help others in need. Vicki and Lynne welcome Cindy J. Geib, ACP, PaCP, a Certified Coordinator for Wills for Heroes and Lee A. Paige, CLA, Senior Paralegal at Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’Hara & Samuelian, who volunteers at the Los Angeles Food Bank, to discuss their individual experiences, time management and the impact volunteering has had on their lives.
Just days after the devastation of September 11, 2001, the federal government created the Victim Compensation Fund, a fund designed to help grieving families get through the tragedy. From this tragedy a documentary titled, Out of the Ashes: 9/11 was born. On Lawyer2Lawyer, attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcomes executive producer, writer and co-director of this documentary, Marilyn J. Berger from the Seattle University School of Law and Debra Brown Steinberg, partner with the firm, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, to get an in-depth look at the making of the incredibly compelling documentary. This documentary examines the legal, moral, and ethical ramifications of the Victim Compensation Fund and its impact on the civil justice system.
What’s the market for lawyers looking for jobs now? On this edition of Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney Gina Walcott, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and Tomeeka Farrington, Founder & Principal of Spotlight Communications, to talk about the lawyer’s job search in a down economy, the best social media sites for job seekers and helpful hints to lawyers in the job hunt. Legal ToolKit is brought to you by Catuogno Court Reporting.
There are many attorneys who are giving back to their communities, whether it is through pro bono work locally or internationally or donating their time and money to help those in need through their humanitarian efforts. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss how attorneys are helping others overseas and will be concentrating on those involved in Human Rights. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi welcome Christina M. Storm, Founder and Director of Lawyers Without Borders, Inc. and Attorney Jerry Shestack, trial attorney and world leader in the international human rights movement, to discuss the power of helping others internationally through the law.
Coast to Coast, with Robert Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams from Law.com’s arsenal of law bloggers. Why aren’t there more lawyers doing pro bono work? We explore that with special guests Mark O’Brien, Executive Director of Probono.net, a non-profit organization in NYC that provides access to justice through innovative technology and volunteer lawyer participation and Ken Babcock, the Executive Director and General Counsel for Public Law Center in its 24th year providing free civil legal services for residents in Orange County, California. And as the Supreme Court approaches a new session, what’s in store – what are the cases to watch? We’re thrilled to have on the show, Marcia Coyle, Washington Bureau Chief for the National Law Journal and Commentator for PBS. We know you won’t want to miss news from the Blogosphere too!