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Jennifer Byrne

Jennifer Byrne

Host of @theBar

Jennifer Byrne is the Director of the Young Lawyers Section of The Chicago Bar Association, for which she organizes and coordinates the many events its young lawyers enjoy, including continuing legal education and mentoring programs, social events, this podcast, and more. Prior to Jennifer’s work as a bar association professional, she was a domestic relations attorney in Chicago, representing clients in divorce and custody matters. Jennifer attended law school at DePaul University College of Law and received a B.A. in both English-Literature and Fine Arts from Illinois Wesleyan University.

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Episodes
April 8, 2020

The Overcoming Loneliness Edition

J.W. Freiberg talks about loneliness as a problem in our society and how we can overcome this isolation, social distancing and quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic.

December 5, 2019

The Murder of Innocence Edition: A Look Back on the Laurie Dann School Shooting with Eric Zorn

Eric Zorn discusses the Laurie Dann School shooting, what’s changed, what hasn’t changed, and what we can learn from the case that could help us stop the violence and restore peace in our schools.

January 2, 2019

Benching Judicial Independence: The Poland Edition

Mikołaj Pietrzak talks about the political and social conditions that led to this assault on Poland’s judiciary, the impact it’s had on the Polish people and legal system, and what can be done to defend the rule of law.

June 6, 2018

The Peaking Beneath the Blindfold Edition

Joel Cohen discusses what motivates judges to make the decisions they make and how injustices in our legal system can come to define our society.

April 4, 2018

The Love and Divorce Edition

Miles Beermann and Kimberly Cook talk about the state of marriage and divorce in the U.S., and their experiences on the front lines representing clients in the contentious area of divorce and family law.