Laurence Colletti

Laurence Colletti

Host of On the Road

Laurence Colletti serves as the producer at Legal Talk Network where he combines his passion for web-based media with his experience as a lawyer. Previously, he was a solo practitioner, specializing in general business and commercial real estate.

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August 28, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Trial of Two Pizzas

In this special On The Road report, New York and Chicago compete in the Trial of Two Pizzas.

August 25, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Author’s Panel Part 2

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Steph Cha talks about being both a lawyer and a writer.

August 25, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Author’s Panel Part 1

In this report from ABA Annual 2017, Evan Thomas, Jim Conroy, and Talmage Boston talk about being both lawyers and writers.

August 15, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Welcoming ABA President Hilarie Bass

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, new ABA President Hilarie Bass talks about handling criticism and the initiatives she’s taking on.

August 15, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Omnibus Crime Reduction and Sentencing Reform Act of 2010

In this On The Road from ABA Annual, Senator Gerald Malloy and William Hubbard talk about what made South Carolina’s criminal justice reform successful.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: An Interview with the ABA Medal Recipient

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Matthew Diller and John Feerick talks about John’s influence in the creation of the 25th Amendment and his professional experience.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: So You Have Student Loans and You Want to Buy A Home?

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, David Axelrod talks about managing student debt, mortgage payments, and other important finances.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: NYBA’s involvement with NABE

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Elizabeth Derrico discusses who the NABE is and how they serve and provide support to their members.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: How Cybersecurity and Cyber Intelligence are Changing the Legal Profession

In this On The Road Report from ABA Annual 2017, Roy Zur talks about cybersecurity and cyber intelligence.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Mark Alcott on the ABA’s Relationship with the UN

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Mark Alcott discusses the ABA's Relationship with the UN.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Sustainable Development Goals

This On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017 discusses the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Team Industry v. Team Start-up

In this On The Road Report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Patrick Murck discusses blockchain and RegTech.

August 14, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Artificial Intelligence and the Law

This On The Road Report from the 2017 ABA Annual Meeting talks about how AI can help the legal profession as it grows and matures.

August 11, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Top Ten Tax Tips for Making Divorce Less Taxing

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual 2017, Justin Miller talks about the taxes that trip up clients during the divorce process.

August 11, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Key Business Drivers Affecting Real Estate

In this On The Road Report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Sherry Cushman disusses how the different sides of law affect real estate decision making.

August 11, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Legal and Policy Issues for Startups and Investors in Financial Technology (FinTech)

Kevin Petrasic about financial technology, cryptocurrency, and the role of FinTech in a regulatory environment.

August 11, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Winning Litigation Cases at Trial

Brad Brian, Ted Wells, James Quinn, and Judge Barbara Lynn discuss best practices for winning commercial litigation cases.

August 11, 2017
ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Linda Klein on Her Tenure as ABA President

Linda Klein talks CLE in the City, increasing access to justice for veterans, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and her time as ABA President.

June 26, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Employment Law Updates

This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention reviews updates in the field of employment .

June 26, 2017
2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Criminal Law Update

This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar reviews updates in the field of criminal law.

May 1, 2017
ABA Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting 2017: Why Antitrust Laws are Important (and Exciting)

This legal podcast discusses why antitrust laws are important and why young lawyers should be interested in them.

April 11, 2017
Evolve Law Summit: Strategic Partnerships for Legal Startups

On The Road host Laurence Colletti interviews Michael Frankel, Carlos Gamez, Bill O’Boyle, David Coffee, & Dean Sonderegger at the Evolve Law Summit in NYC

April 11, 2017
Evolve Law Summit: Angel Investment and Venture Capital in Legal

On The Road host Laurence Colletti interviews Edward Wilson, David Rose, Mike Suchsland, Lorine Pendleton, and Jeroen Plink at Evolve Law’s Summit in NYC.

April 11, 2017
Evolve Law Summit: What is it?

Jules Miller and Mary Juetten, co-founders of Evolve Law, discuss the Summit, which aims to pair legal innovators with strategic partners and investors.

March 29, 2017
Beat the Buzzer at Beer for Bloggers

Legal bloggers answer three questions in 30 seconds at the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Beer for Bloggers event.

March 20, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: ABA Center for Innovation Takes on Access to Justice

Judy Perry Martinez discusses the American Bar Association Center for Innovation and what qualities the program looks for in a fellow.

March 20, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Time-Saving Apps that will Boost Your Productivity

Tech tips, life hacks, and useful apps that can increase lawyers' productivity while also helping them manage security and marketing.

March 20, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Alternative Uses for Your Law Degree

Stacy Stern, Nicole Bradick, and Dan Lear talk about alternate ways to use your law degree.

March 20, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Why Robots Won’t Take Lawyer Jobs

Andrew Arruda, Shamla Naidoo, and Ed Walters talks about artificial intelligence and how technology is helping lawyers, not replacing them.

March 18, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Why Busy Lawyers Lack Focus

Heidi Alexander and Vedia Jones-Richardson discuss the importance of focus in the workplace, especially for legal professionals.

March 18, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Why Invest in Managed Service Providers (MSP)?

Tom Lambotte and Stanley Louissaint about managed service providers (MSP) and the role they play in a successful law firm.

March 17, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: How to Pitch to the Media and get Exposure for Your Firm

So you want to get the name of your firm under as many eyes or into as many ears as possible. You know some sources that can accomplish this but what is the best way to approach them with a pitch? In this report from On The Road, host Laurence Colletti talks to Adam Camras,...

March 17, 2017
ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Secure Your Legal Data!

Sherri Davidoff and John Simek talk about cheap (or free) ways to keep your legal data secure.

February 8, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Immigration Law with Reid Trautz

Reid Trautz, a director within the American Association of Immigration Lawyers, discusses the current and potential future Executive orders on immigration.

February 8, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: The Executive Order on Immigration and How Lawyers Can Help

Current and future immigration orders, the legal representation of immigrants, and what actions lawyers can take to help.

February 7, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: The Ethics of Ethics

Greg Brooker and Katherine Mikkelson discuss their touring program that uses role playing in order to make ethics more relatable to lawyers.

February 6, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Business in Cuba

Cuba’s role in U.S. economy, commercial opportunities there, and the wet foot, dry foot policy.

February 6, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Attorneys in the Spotlight

Lawyers in the entertainment industry need to keep up with growing technology, say experts.

February 6, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: When Voting Goes Nuclear

A discussion on the rules of Senate voting and the decrease in judges qualified to be nominated for the Supreme Court.

February 6, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Road Rage

Road rage, driverless cars, technology and the future, and how lawyers (and drivers) should be prepared for these changes.

February 6, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Corporate Counsel Boot Camp

Kara Jermain, an associate counsel at Gallup, discusses the advantages of in-house lawyers who can multitask communicate effectively.

February 4, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: The Decline of American Jury Trials

The ABA’s Commission on the American Jury chair discusses why the number of trials in the U.S. seems to have fallen so dramatically.

February 4, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Lawyers: The Next Generation

Anna Romanskaya discusses the initiatives the YLD is taking to give young lawyers the business experience they didn’t receive in school.

February 3, 2017
ABA Midyear Meeting 2017: Civil Justice for All

A discussion on the goals to improve cost and efficiency of the civil justice system.

November 4, 2016
#LoveYourLawyerDay (Part 2)

This Love Your Lawyer Day we interview its founder Nader Anise from the American Lawyers Public Image Association.

November 4, 2016
#LoveYourLawyerDay (Part 1)

Executive producer Laurence Colletti interviews your favorite Legal Talk Network hosts about how they’re spending time during this holiday de jure

November 1, 2016
ATL APP 2016: How Starting a Podcast Can Help Build Your Practice

Attorneys Oscar Michelen and Scott Limmer talk about their podcast and how creating a podcast can improve your marketing and social media presence.

September 26, 2016
State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting: The Futures Task Force Report

Julie Fershtman talking about the Future Task Force report, the unprecedented changes occurring in the legal industry, and how lawyers can affect this change.

September 26, 2016
State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting: The Michigan Legal Help Program

A podcast discussing the Michigan Legal Help Program and how they are working to increase access to justice and fill the legal gap.

September 22, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Texas Law Hawk Gets Loud About Marketing

“Texas Law Hawk” Bryan Wilson talks about viral marketing in the legal industry and the power of branding.

September 21, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Traditional Contract Drafting Is the Worst

Expert Ken Adams talks about improving the contract drafting process, why boilerplate language persists, and what attorneys can do to fix it.

September 21, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Supercharge Your Firm with Zapier

Andrew Legrand discusses Zapier, how it integrates into Clio, and how automation can aid attorneys by eliminating small mundane tasks.

August 12, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Overcoming Adversity to Pursue a Career in Law

Andrea Jarmon shares her story of working hard and the generous people who helped and encouraged her to pursue a law degree.

August 10, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: The Militarization of Law Enforcement

Panelists from the ABA Annual Meeting consider forward-thinking proposals to address the issue of increased police militarization.

August 9, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Minefield in the Modern Employee Handbook

Producer Laurence Colletti interviews speakers from the conference’s panel “Minefield in the Modern Employee Handbook.”

August 3, 2016
Special Announcement

Fans of Special Reports know that Legal Talk Network has been traveling the country interviewing speakers and other people of interest at legal conferences and events. As Special Reports has become a show all about recording live from the biggest events in legal, we’re changing the name! Special Reports is now On the Road with...

June 22, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: The International Law Division

Laurence Colletti speaks with The Florida Bar International Law Section Chair Eduardo Palmer about his division, international arbitration, and how the state has become a world center for international law.

June 22, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: The Public Interest Law Division

Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section incoming chair Sarah Sullivan talks with Legal Talk Network Executive Producer Laurence Colletti about her division, the joys of serving the public, and the challenges this type of law practice can bring.

June 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Criminal Law Update

Laurence Colletti talks with criminal defense attorney Denis deVlaming about his Florida Criminal Law Update at the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

June 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: The Young Lawyers Division

Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division President Gordon Glover and Young Lawyers Division President-Elect Designate Katherine Hurst Miller speak with Laurence Colletti about their division, what young attorneys aspire to today, and what to expect in the coming year.

June 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Dueling Dragons Outreach Program

Laurence Colletti sits down with Andrea Eliscu to talk about the success of her program, Dueling Dragons of Orlando.

June 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Government Lawyer Section

Government Lawyer Section Chair Michael Schmid joins host Laurence Colletti for a discussion about the projects his group is working on for the benefit of his fellow government lawyers.

June 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Elder Law Section

David Hook, the outgoing chair for the Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar, talks about serving the elderly, disabled, and individuals with special needs.

June 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Updates in Business Law

Laurence Colletti interviews Jay Kim, business litigator and member of The Florida Bar board of governors, about the updates in business law in Florida over the past year.

June 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Bankruptcy Update

Laurence Colletti sits down with attorney Barbara Leach to discuss her presentation for the Florida Law Update 2016 at the Annual Florida Bar Convention.

June 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Organizing The Event

Co-Chairs Melanie Griffin and Renée Thompson about the triumphs and challenges of organizing the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

May 27, 2016
Evolve Law: The Future and Direction of Legal Technology

Executive Producer Laurence Colletti sits down to interview Evolve Law Co-Founder Mary Juetten and the Evolve Law Client Driven Technology Solutions panelists at the Legal Talk Network’s Denver studio.

May 27, 2016
Evolve Law: Orgorzaly’s Darwin Talk about Tech Disruptions in Law

In this Special Report, Lawbooth CEO Willy Orgorzaly gives a Darwin Talk, a 5 minute thought-provoking presentations meant to intrigue, excite and generate discussion, on how lawyers are adapting to changes in the legal profession at the Evolve Law Client Driven Technology Solutions event held at the Legal Talk Network’s Denver studio. Willy talks about...

April 4, 2016
Beers, Bloggers, and Buzzers: Three Questions in 60 Seconds

During our recent trip to ABA TECHSHOW, we challenged 31 legal bloggers to answer three questions in 60 seconds at the Beer for Bloggers party in Chicago, Illinois. Some of them made it, some of them didn’t, and others were nearly disqualified. Participants who failed to make time or deviated from the “strict” rules (not...

March 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Collaboration Tools That Save You Time: Part 2

This Special Report continues the discussion of independent collaboration tools that streamline processes and reduce the time you spend working together. Adam Nguyen stops by to chat about these new tools with Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti during ABA TECHSHOW 2016. Adam, one of the hosts of the ‘Realtime Collaboration Isn’t Just for Conference...

March 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Microsoft Office Add-ins and Apps

There are so many features in Microsoft Office, it’s hard to imagine how additional add-ins could be necessary. But some of these integrated applications can specifically help lawyers. In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews lawyers and legal technology experts Bob Ambrogi and Catherine Sanders Reach about Microsoft Office tips you...

March 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Meaningful Presentations on a Budget

Do you want to create impressive and meaningful presentations without having ample finances? Get some advice from Mark Hindelang and Joshua Hoeppner in this episode of Special Reports with host Laurence Colletti. They stop by after their presentation “Champagne Presentations on a Beer Budget” at ABA TECHSHOW 2016 to share tips on staying organized and...

March 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Passing Your IT Security Audit

Cyber security experts Sherri Davidoff and Sharon Nelson spoke in a presentation titled “Passing Your IT Security Audit” at ABA TECHSHOW 2016. Before their presentation, they stop by to discuss the topic with Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti. Tune in to learn why more and more clients are demanding IT security audits from their...

March 17, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Empower Your Client’s Autonomy with Technology

Many people today get satisfaction from using apps and client portals to access services like banks and healthcare providers. Can lawyers provide this same experience, increasing client happiness? At ABA TECHSHOW 2016, Dennis Kennedy interviews legal technology consultant Jeff Krause about implementing firm practices to create an autonomous experience for clients. Jeff starts the conversation...

March 17, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Creating Compelling Podcast and Video Content

Have you been listening to podcasts and watching online videos and think you have valuable content to share with your peers or clients? In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Legal Talk Network CEO Adam Camras and legal technology expert Tom Mighell about creating valuable content, what equipment you might need,...

March 16, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Evenwel v. Abbott and Electoral Redistricting

At the American Bar Association’s Midyear Meeting, there was a discussion about Evenwel v. Abbott, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that will determine the constitutionality of a Texas legislative redistricting plan that could have extensive implications if the state’s approach is overturned. In this episode of Special Reports, Laurence Colletti interviews presenters Dr....

March 16, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Hot Topics in Diversity Law

In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti meets with Principal at The Marquez Law Group Victor Marquez, Director of the California Office of the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center Julie Wilensky, MRP Program Adjunct Faculty Erica Powers, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw L.L.P. Samuel Schwartz-Fenwick, and Senior Counsel and the Anna M....

March 15, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with President of the American College of Physicians Dr. Wayne Riley, Chair of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Gun Violence David Clark, and Los Angeles City Council member Paul Krekorian to discuss firearm violence in the United States. The conversation opens...

March 15, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Stand Your Ground Laws

Self defense through the use of deadly force is treated differently from state to state. The legal repercussions of defending yourself pivot on certain key, and often dissimilar, provisions of the law which dictate when, where, and how deadly force can be used. In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down...

March 9, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: The Spirit of Excellence Awards

In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with The Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession Chair Will Gunn to discuss the Spirit of Excellence Awards and the 2016 recipients. The conversation opens with a brief history of The Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and an exploration...

March 7, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: The SOGI Stonewall Awards

In this Special Report, Deputy General Counsel to the Oregon State Bar Mark Roberts and ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Director Malcolm ‘Skip’ Harsch stop by to discuss the Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity’s Stonewall Awards and introduce the 2016 award honorees. The Stonewall Award is named after the 1969...

March 3, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Bar Associations Collaborate to Increase Diversity

In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association President Jin Hwang, partner at Cooper & Dunham Robert Maldonado, and commercial litigator for Goldman Antonetti & Cordova Carlos Rodriguez-Vidal to discuss improving diversity in the administration of justice and the judicial system. Outside of...

March 2, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: The Future of Latinos in the U.S.

In this Special Report, Future of Latinos in the United States Project Manager Pilar Escontrias and Director Emeritus and MacCrate Research Chair in the Legal Profession Robert Nelson stop by to discuss their panel on the legal future of Latinos in America. As the Latino population in the U.S. continues to rise, so, too, do...

March 1, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: The Collision Between Religious Freedom and LGBT Rights

In this Special Report, Professor of Law Alan Brownstein sits in with Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti to discuss the legal intersection of religious freedoms and LGBT rights. The conversation opens with a brief recap of a recent denial of service case in which a Colorado baker refused to sell a wedding cake to...

March 1, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Cars, Cars, Cars

In this Special Report, Oregon Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General Althea Cullen, California Department of Motor Vehicles Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Brian Soublet, Electronic Frontier Foundation Staff Attorney Kit Walsh, co-chair of Information Security Governance and Privacy at Troutman Sanders Mark Mao, and panel moderator and partner at Powell & Majestro P.L.L.C Anthony...

February 29, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Outreach and Inclusion with President Brown

In this Special Report, ABA President Paulette Brown sits down with William J. Oakes Boys and Girls Club Branch Manager Ricardo Sandoval and Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti to discuss her Mainstreet ABA initiative. She goes into detail explaining why ABA youth outreach is so important and why she has made connecting young lawyers...

February 29, 2016
ABA Midyear Meeting 2016: Accommodating Religious Attire in the Workplace

Navigating workplace dress requirements can be challenging for candidates seeking employment in a work environment whose look policy is in conflict with their religious practices. How can new hires avoid these conflicts? What responsibilities do employers have in accommodating these employees? On this Special Report, trial attorney Siri Thanasombat with the United States Equal Employment...

November 5, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Work-Life Balance for Lawyers with Jeena Cho

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Jeena Cho, lawyer, author, and meditation teacher, at the 2015 Clio Cloud conference. Like many other lawyers, at one point in her career Cho found herself burnt out and overly stressed. She discusses tools she discovered to achieve healthy work-life balance. Through general awareness, regular self check-ins, and...

November 5, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Applied Lessons from Modern Data Operations

Clio’s lead scientist Fraser Newton and Vice President of Business Development George Psiharis stop by to discuss what law firms can learn from their data operations. During their interview, they share insights from their sales team and talk about applying key performance indicators to the business side of your legal practice. Although not every firm...

November 5, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Technology Trends and Firm Performance

In this Special Report, Billie Tarascio, Mary Juetten, and Duncan Stewart stop by to talk about measuring your firm’s performance as a business and predictions for future ways to interact with clients. Tune in to hear about net promoter scores, conversion rates, and the costs of acquiring new clients. In addition, they move on to...

November 5, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Innovational Law Practices and Lasting Digital Brands

In this Special Report, Peter Carayiannis of Conduit Law, David Sparks of Mac Power Users, Shantelle Argyle of Open Legal Services, and Julie Tolek of Think Pink Law stop by our table to discuss their presentations at the Clio Cloud Conference. During our interview, the conversation migrates from efficiency tools like Slack, Sanebox, and Lexicata...

October 29, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: A Fireside Legal Chat about Outsourcing and Project Management

What do outsourcing, Lean, and Agile mean for your law firm? Find out by listening to this Special Report with legal entrepreneurs Basha Rubin and Mirra Levitt plus Lean/Agile evangelist John E. Grant. Together they discuss their respective Clio Cloud Conference presentations with Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti. Tune in to hear where clients...

October 29, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Professionalism as a Survival Strategy with Jayne Reardon

Cloud based software platforms and Comment 8 on the ABA Model Rule 1.6 on Confidentiality of Information have sent shudders across state bars nationwide. The mounting pressures for innovation and increased technology competence have left many lawyers scrambling for answers. As uncertainty gives way to reason, the legal profession is starting to provide guiding parameters...

October 29, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Knowledge Management with Connie Crosby

“As we know, knowledge is in people’s heads, so how do you manage that?” -Connie Crosby Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with knowledge management consultant Connie Crosby, who presented at the 2015 Clio Cloud conference in Chicago. Her presentation, titled ‘How to Manage Your Knowledge and Experience,’ focused on information “trapped” in...

October 27, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Effortless Services with Clio CEO Jack Newton

Clio founder and CEO Jack Newton sits down with Bob Ambrogi and Legal Talk Network’s producer Laurence Colletti at the third annual Clio Cloud Conference. Together they discuss the importance of delivering an effortless services vs. creating client delight for purposes of brand loyalty. In the interview, Jack shares insights about the evolving preference of...

October 27, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: Democratization of Law with Legalzoom CEO John Suh

Legalzoom CEO John Suh joins Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti to talk about efficient delivery of legal services and access to justice. They discuss the expensive albeit efficient delivery mechanisms in Biglaw and how those services are well designed for their high budget clientele. With 88% of their time spent on billable activities compared...

October 27, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: The Global Age of More for Less with Professor David Wilkins

Professor David Wilkins joins Victor Li, legal affairs writer for the ABA Journal, and Laurence Colletti, producer for Legal Talk Network for a discussion about ‘The Global Age of More for Less’. Specifically, they address how the legal industry will need to adapt to globalization, speed of technology, and changing client preferences. Today’s client has...

October 27, 2015
Clio Cloud 2015: The Supreme Court’s Bubble with Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate sits down with Laurence Colletti, producer for Legal Talk Network. Together, they discuss the isolation of the Supreme Court and difficulty getting in front of that tribunal. Dahlia suggests that a certain type of lawyer with a certain type of case stands a much better chance of attaining an...

September 15, 2015
ABA Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services Hearing

In this four-part interview, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti talks with Tom Bolt, Robert Hirshon, Chris Zampogna, and Fred Headon about their contributions and ideas for the ABA Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services Hearing. Together they discuss possible updates to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, non-tech innovations to help the...

August 24, 2015
Removing Language Barriers to Justice in the Nation’s Courts

American citizens who don’t speak fluent English or are illiterate face incredible disadvantages within civil, family law, and criminal courtrooms. Also, in many states juries are populated with exclusively English speaking citizens, which potentially misrepresents the peer group. Because of Gideon v. Wainwright, defendants in criminal cases have access to interpreters if necessary, but not...

August 20, 2015
Who’s Responsible for Domestic Violence in the NFL

“Between January 1st, 2000 and as recently as July 1st, 2015, there have been 799 arrests involving NFL players and 99 of them involved domestic abuse issues.” Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Cleveland Patterson, Scott Andresen, and Randy Kessler, panelists at the 2015 American Bar Association Annual Meeting. Together they discuss the history...

August 20, 2015
ABA Annual Meeting 2015: Perspectives on Race, Communities, and Policing in Twenty-First Century America

During the last year, public perception about police power has been called into question. On one side of the debate, some African American communities claim they’ve been singled out with abuses of power. On the other side, police departments feel they’ve been unfairly attacked while trying to protect their communities. With constant media coverage, it...

August 20, 2015
ABA Annual Meeting 2015: Combating the Criminalization of Homelessness

Homeless people have legal problems that most of us don’t. They get in trouble for sitting on sidewalks, sleeping in the park, and their inability to pay fines. These seemingly small infractions can be crippling for a person clawing their way out of poverty. With over a million homeless in the United States and so...

August 20, 2015
Officer and Municipality Liability for Alleged Misconduct

In the event of police misconduct, not only can municipalities stand liable but so can individual police officers. In most instances an officer would be indemnified for their actions but in states like Colorado, that isn’t always the case. What does that mean for those who protect our communities in blue uniforms? In this episode...

August 20, 2015
Election Law: Redistricting, Gerrymandering, and Civil Rights

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Benjamin Griffith, Robert Heath, Nancy Abudu, Tanya Clay House, and Nicole Austin-Hillery about election law at the 2015 American Bar Association Annual Meeting. The guests explain the history of election law and why redistricting is necessary, gerrymandering or packing similar voters into a district, and how legal cases...

August 14, 2015
ABA Annual Meeting 2015: President Hubbard’s Year in Review

“Our regulatory system, developed at the state level during the 19th century and workable during much of the 20th century, no longer facilitates the delivery of quality, reasonably priced legal services where it is needed.” – Catharine Arrowood Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews American Bar Association Immediate Past-President William Hubbard at the 2015...

August 14, 2015
The ABA Journal’s 100th Anniversary

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Allen Pusey, ABA Journal editor and publisher at the American Bar Association 2015 Annual Meeting. Pusey discusses the ABA Journal’s independent voice, how they reach a broad audience through newsletters, emails, podcasts, websites, and paper publishing, and their centennial anniversary celebrations. Tune in to hear a behind-the-scenes perspective...

August 14, 2015
Ankerwycke Books: The Author’s Journey

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Jonathan Malysiak, executive editor of Ankerwycke Books, and authors David Lat, Ronald Fierstein, and Dina Gold at the 2015 American Bar Association Annual Meeting. Ankerwycke Books is the new consumer trade imprint of ABA publishing, with a broad range of legal books including legal fiction, memoir business biography,...

August 14, 2015
Why Aren’t Women Becoming Head Trial Lawyers?

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Bobbi Liebenberg and Stephanie Scharf about their study “First Chairs at Trial: More Women Need Seats at the Table” at the 2015 American Bar Association Annual Meeting. Liebenberg and Scharf discuss the statistics that show potential implicit and unconscious biases that affect the number of opportunities for women...

August 14, 2015
Medical Marijuana and Employment Law

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews labor and employment lawyer Joseph Yastrow at the 2015 American Bar Association Annual Meeting. Joseph talks about how the recent developments in marijuana law affect the workplace. He and Laurence discuss the conflicting nature of state and federal laws and how the courts have responded in cases like...

August 7, 2015
Paralegals as Community Reading Partners

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Kathy Taylor, the former mayor of Tulsa, at the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) 40th Annual Convention. Together they discuss her involvement in NALA, her passion about early literacy, and the ways in which paralegals, other legal professionals, and any educated adult can help young children succeed...

July 16, 2015
The Florida Bar Annual Convention: What’s Coming in 2016

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Melanie Griffin and Renee Thompson, co-chairs of the annual bar convention, at The Florida Bar 2015 Annual Convention. Together they discuss highlights from the conference and what to expect from the 2016 annual convention. Hint: It’s happening earlier, there’s a new venue, the presidential focus is shifting, and...

July 16, 2015
Counseling the Provocative Client: Freedom of Speech vs Public Prejudice

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews panelists Professor Donald Jones and Emily Patricia Graham about their seminar “Counseling the Provocative Client” at The Florida Bar 2015 Annual Convention. A provocative client produces art or content that may be offensive to members of the public and needs legal advice or legal representation in court to...

July 16, 2015
Differences Among the DCAs: What Does Your Florida Judge Want?

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews appellate attorney Ceci Berman and appellate judges Stephanie Ray, Morris Silberman, and Richard Suarez about their seminar “Differences Among the DCAs” at The Florida Bar 2015 Annual Convention. The appellate judges distinguish differences in motion practice, use of law clerks, staff attorneys, decision making, and what lawyers should...

July 15, 2015
Electronic Discovery, Online Controlled Devices, and Legal Ethics

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews panelists of the incredibly important seminar titled “Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Pre Discovery Through Trial” at The Florida Bar’s 2015 Annual Conference. In the first part of the podcast, he talks with electronic discovery experts John Jorgensen and Steven Teppler about the presentation “The Internet of Things,”...

July 15, 2015
Florida Bar’s ADR Section: The Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Bob Hoyle and Meah Tell from the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section about their seminar titled “Arbitration, Effective Joint Opening Sessions, and Ethical Issues for Mediators and Attorneys” at The Florida Bar’s 2015 Annual Convention. Podcast Topics Include: New revised Florida arbitration code Pitfalls attorneys fall into before...

July 15, 2015
Social Media: Expectations of Privacy and Administration of Justice

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews social media lawyer and consultant Ethan Wall at The Florida Bar’s 2015 Annual Conference. Together they discuss how social media has affected the law, including discovery and conflicts between what lawyers and their clients believe to be private and the reality of online privacy rights. Additionally, Ethan tackles...

July 15, 2015
How Do Electronic Communications Affect Employment Law Issues?

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews panelists from “Don’t Crash on the Information Highway: What Every Law Firm Needs to Know About the Impact of Technology on Employment Law Issues,” a seminar at The Florida Bar 2015 Annual Convention. In the first half of the podcast, Laurence talks to labor and employment law lawyers...

July 8, 2015
Animal Law in Florida: Service Dogs, Greyhound Racing, and Animal Lawyers

This year at The Florida Bar Annual Convention, the Animal Law Committee presented an ‘Animal Law in Florida’ seminar. While there, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sat down with presenters and members of the committee to discuss what animal law is, what it means to be an animal lawyer, and why education and awareness...

July 8, 2015
Navigating Technology with the Practice Resource Institute

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Jonathan Israel and Rod Bruce from the Practice Resource Institute (PRI) at The Florida Bar 2015 Annual Convention. Together they discuss the resources and tools the PRI provides, how Florida lawyers can get CLEs for technology, and the importance of knowing technology’s impact on the legal profession. Jonathan...

July 8, 2015
Updates in Criminal, Employment, and Real Property Law from Florida

Florida Law Update 2015 featured as a seminar at The Florida Bar’s 2015 Annual Convention. After the seminar, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sat down with some of the presenters to discuss what’s new in Florida Law. In the first part of this podcast, Laurence interviews Denis deVlaming about criminal law from district courts,...

July 6, 2015
Orange County’s Jailhouse Informant Program

With confessed murderers going free and the recusal of an entire District Attorney’s Office, you might be asking yourself what’s going on in Orange County? Among the many alleged violations, a secret record keeping system called TRED, deputies committing perjury, and the failure to present exculpatory evidence for criminal defendants are at the center of...

July 2, 2015
Florida Bar Annual Convention 2015: Benchmark Civics Education Program

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Judge Michelle Sisco, Annette Pitts, and Richard Levenstein about the Constitutional Judiciary Committee and the Benchmark Civics Education Program at the 2015 Florida Bar Annual Convention. They discuss the seminar ‘Benchmarks: Raising the Bar on Civics Education’ and how similar activities are implemented throughout Florida. The Benchmark program...

June 18, 2015
Wearable Technology, Client Experience, and the Courtroom

In March 2015, Legal Talk Network went to ABA TECHSHOW and interviewed many knowledgeable lawyers and legal technology experts. As a follow-up to the conference, we interviewed criminal defense attorney and self-proclaimed technology junkie Robert Sisson about wearable technology and the future of technology in the courtroom. On this episode of Special Reports, Laurence Colletti...

June 4, 2015
Supreme Ambitions: An Interview with David Lat

On May 13, Above the Law founder and managing editor David Lat gave a presentation for the Colorado Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society in Denver, Colorado. In the presentation, called “Above the Law, Underneath Their Robes, and Everything In Between: David Lat’s Supreme Ambitions”, Lat discussed his path through careers as a law clerk,...

May 28, 2015
ABA President-Elect Paulette Brown at the 2015 ABA National Summit

Paulette Brown will take the reigns as president of the American Bar Association on August 6th, 2015. Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with her at the ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services to discuss the innovative solutions presented at the conference and Brown’s plans for her year as ABA president....

May 19, 2015
ABA National Summit: ‘Programs to Bridge the Gap’

In this series of Legal Talk Network interviews, producer Laurence Colletti and ABA Journal Legal Affairs Writer Victor Li interview Professor Andrew Perlman, Shantelle Argyle, Dwight Smith, Judge Laurie White, Terri Mascherin, Judge Ann Aiken, and Steven Crossland. Together, they discuss the mini-presentations that were part of the ‘Bridging The Gap’ speaking event at the...

May 19, 2015
ABA National Summit: ‘Focus on the Client’

In this series of Legal Talk Network interviews, producer Laurence Colletti and ABA Journal Legal Affairs Writer Victor Li interview Judge Lora Livingston from the 261st Civil District Court in Travis County, Texas, Joseph West from Minority Corporate Counsel Association, and Eleanor Acer from Human Rights First. In addition, they interview Judge Charles V. Harrington...

May 19, 2015
ABA National Summit: ‘Challenges to Innovation’

In this series of Legal Talk Network interviews, producer Laurence Colletti and CodeX Fellow Monica Bay interview Professor of Law Gillian Hadfield from University of Southern California, Professor Marshall Van Alstyne from Boston University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Mark Britton, the founder and CEO of Avvo. Together they talk about about challenges to...

May 14, 2015
ABA National Summit: ‘Innovation Beyond the Legal Sphere’

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Judit Rius Sanjuan, Ron Dolin, Denis Weil, and Professor Manny Medrano, panelists on ‘Innovation Beyond the Legal Sphere’ at the 2015 ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services. The thought leaders outside the legal profession discuss solutions to the problem of access to legal services. Whether with...

May 14, 2015
President William Hubbard at the 2015 ABA National Summit

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti and ABA Journal legal affairs writer Victor Li interview American Bar Association President William Hubbard at the 2015 ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services. President Hubbard discusses the lack of civil justice for 80-85% of the U.S. population and how the conference brings regulators, lawyers, judges, professors,...

May 14, 2015
ABA National Summit: Barton’s Laws of Disruption

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Richard Barton, founder of Expedia, Zillow, and Glassdoor, about how his laws of disruption apply to innovation in access to justice at the 2015 ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services. Barton’s laws are as follows: If it can be known, it will be known If it...

May 14, 2015
ABA National Summit: ‘Innovations Within the Legal Sphere’

“The average solo practitioner in this country cannot afford their own hourly rate.” Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Monica Bay, Professor Oliver Goodenough, Margaret Hagan, John Suh, Lucy Bassli, and James Sandman, panelists on ‘Innovations within the Legal Sphere’ at the 2015 ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services. Together, they analyze...

May 14, 2015
ABA National Summit: ‘Reporting Out with Reaction’

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Jordan Furlong, Professor David Wilkins, and Professor Deborah Rhode, panelists from ‘Reporting Out with Reaction’ at the 2015 ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services at Stanford Law School. The panel involved the discussion of challenges in the delivery of legal services and practical solutions to these...

April 30, 2015
ABA TECHSHOW 2015: The Best Apps for Your iOS, Android, and Windows Devices

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti, The Digital Edge host Jim Calloway, and ABA Journal legal affairs writer Victor Li interview three presenters from the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Jeff Richardson recommends some fun and productive apps for iOS devices. In talking about his favorite Android apps, Rick Georges mentions that any app or technological device...

April 30, 2015
ABA TECHSHOW 2015: Cloud-Based Tools for Communication

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Chad Burton and Nicole Bradick from Curo Legal at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Together, they discuss Chad’s conference presentation on eliminating email and running a virtual law office. Cloud based tools mentioned include Basecamp, Box, Dropbox, Drive, Slack, Yammer, Clio, Rocket Matter, MyCase, and Intake 123....

April 30, 2015
ABA TECHSHOW 2015: Enhancing Your Practice with Mobile Devices

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Jeff Taylor, Catherine Sanders Reach, Craig Bayer, and John Simek, speakers at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Jeff, Catherine, and Craig talk about using Mac, PC, and Android devices and how to keep them in sync. John identifies the privacy dangers for lawyers’ mobile devices on public...

April 30, 2015
ABA TECHSHOW 2015: Money Saving Tips & Tricks in Microsoft Office

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti and New Solo host Adriana Linares conduct separate interviews with Ivan Hemmans, Barron Henley, and Dan Pinnington about their speeches on using Microsoft Office properly in your law firm. Hemmans focuses on the basics of Outlook, Ribbon, Calendar, and Search. Henley talks about how to save time utilizing advanced...

April 30, 2015
ABA TECHSHOW 2015: Perfecting Processes for Practice Management

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Debbie Foster, a technology consultant for lawyers, about the practice management track at the ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Foster discusses using technology to make regular processes for your law firm that eliminate waste and mistakes. Debbie Foster is the managing partner of Affinity Consulting Group’s Tampa Bay office...

April 23, 2015
20 Blawggers in 20 Minutes: Legal Blogs in 60 Seconds

Beer for Bloggers is a cooperative social event in its 8th year at ABA TECHSHOW between the ABA Journal and LexBlog, which celebrates law blogging and law bloggers. Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with 20 blogging lawyers to highlight their blog(s) in 60 seconds or less. Below is a comprehensive list of...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Interview with Legal Talk Network Hosts

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Digital Detectives and The Digital Edge host Sharon Nelson, Digital Detectives host John Simek, The Kennedy-Mighell Report host Dennis Kennedy, and ABA Journal: Asked and Answered host Stephanie Francis Ward at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Each host briefly explains the topics discussed in their podcast and discusses preparation...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: “How To” Use Yelp, Evernote, and Be Mobile Friendly

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews three presenters from the “How-To…” Track of the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Philippe Doyle Gray discusses how lawyers can use Evernote as a digital extension of their memories to increase efficiency and space for critical thinking. Samantha Meinke talks about taking control of a law firm or lawyer’s online...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Randy Juip Shares a Few Technology Tips or Tricks

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews attorney Randy Juip about his three presentations at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Juip presented in the Litigation Track, the Mac Track, and as a part of “60 Tips in 60 Minutes” during the General Session. On the podcast, he shares a couple of tips about best...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Using Your iPad for Client Intake Through Trial

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Judge Herbert Dixon, Jonathan Lomurro, and Bjorn Christensen, who spoke on the iPad Track during 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. During the track, presenters explained how to input documents, work with them, manipulate them, and then create a presentation, all on an iPad. Judge Dixon, Lomurro, and Christensen each discuss...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Alternative Fees, Automation, and Analytics for Firm Success

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Britt Lorish, Peggy Gruenke, and Haley Odom Ackerman, three Practice Management Track presenters at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Lorish discusses the pressure for lawyers and law firms to move away from the billable hour, Gruenke explains how automating and documenting processes can increase efficiency, and Ackerman gives some...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Online Legal Research with Carole Levitt

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews internet research expert Carole Levitt at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Levitt discusses her book, “Internet Legal Research on a Budget” and her speaking event at the conference, “Bing, Google, Duck, Yahoo: How to search for anything and find it.” Tune in for tips on effective online research for...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: Who’s Afraid of the Paperless Workflow

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Paperless Track presenters Nancy Duhon, Bryan Sims, and Ernie Svenson at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Sims discusses treating, naming, and charting paperless documents in your office and how resistant lawyers can plan to go paperless on a timeline. Duhon talks about document management systems and processes and paying...

April 23, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: The Authors of Your Favorite Legal Technology Books

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti and Kennedy-Mighell Report host Dennis Kennedy interview legal technology authors Allison Shields, Dan Siegel, and Tom Mighell about the Author’s Track at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW. Together, they discuss the challenges in writing for lawyers and what it was like to present during the Author’s Track at the conference....

April 17, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: The Legal Technology Audit with Casey Flaherty

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Casey Flaherty about his Plenary Session at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Flaherty, an Austin-based lawyer, is well-known for creating the Legal Technology Audit (LTA), a test of basic technological proficiency for lawyers and in-house corporate departments. In the interview, he discusses his path to creating the...

April 17, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW: The Ethical Duty of Technological Competence with Andrew Perlman

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti and ABA Journal legal affairs writer Victor Li interview plenary speaker Andrew Perlman at the 2015 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago. Perlman discusses how the lawyer’s ethical duty of competence is evolving and what level of technological proficiency is reasonably expected today. He covers the most basic knowledge of Adobe...

April 17, 2015
2015 ABA TECHSHOW with Chair Brett Burney and Vice-Chair Steve Best

On the first day of the 2015 American Bar Association TECHSHOW in Chicago, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti, and hosts Adriana Linares and Tom Mighell sit down with ABA Techshow Chair Brett Burney and his successor, Steve Best. Together, they discuss highlights from the first day including tracks about Microsoft Office, cloud computing, and...

March 25, 2015
Above The Law Editors Discuss Converge Panels

The 2015 Above the Law Converge conference featured discussions of four current legal topics: privacy, reputation, communication strategy, and emerging technical trends. Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti sits down with the Above the Law editors moderating each panel the day before the conference to talk about why each topic is relevant to today’s lawyers....

March 25, 2015
Are You Thinking Like A Lawyer Yet?

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Elie Mystal and Joe Patrice, Above the Law editors and hosts of the new podcast Thinking Like A Lawyer. Elie and Joe discuss how the new podcast came about and their plans to misdirect future guests. If you enjoy this short interview, Thinking Like A Lawyer is right...

March 25, 2015
What About Above the Law and Breaking Media?

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews John Lerner, CEO of Breaking Media, and David Lat, Founder and Managing Editor of the Above the Law blog at the 2015 ATL Convergence conference in New York City. Lerner discusses the history of Breaking Media, how they joined with Above the Law, and their relatively recent acquisitions,...

February 18, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Judicial Division with Judge Waxse

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Judge David Waxse, chair of the Judicial Division at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Judge Waxse discusses how the Judicial Division is comprised of six conferences and how they interact. As chair, he has chosen a project to focus on concerning forensic science and the criminal justice system. His...

February 18, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Law Student Division with Aaron Sohaski

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Law Student Division Chair Aaron Sohaski at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Sohaski discusses member benefits of the Law Student Division, their connection with the Young Lawyers Division, and their popular competitions: arbitration competition, negotiations competition, and the client counseling competition. He also explains their future plans to...

February 18, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The ABA Journal with Allen Pusey

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews ABA Journal Editor and Publisher Allen Pusey. He discusses the Journal as an overall publishing platform including a website, the directory of blogs, daily and weekly newsletters, podcasts, webinars, seminars and more. He also talks about the 100th Anniversary edition of the journal and what they have planned...

February 17, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Commission on Immigration with Meredith Linsky and Meghan Johnson

Legal Talk Network Host Adriana Linares and Producer Laurence Colletti interview the director of the Commission on Immigration, Meredith Linsky, and Managing Attorney at ProBAR Children’s Project Meghan Johnson at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Together, they discuss the influx of unaccompanied minors coming to the United States from violent conditions in Central American countries....

February 17, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Section on Real Property, Trusts and Estates Law with Orlando Lucero

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Orlando Lucero, vice-chair for the Section of Real Property Trusts and Estates Law at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Lucero discusses his Hispanic homebuyer video, a project focusing on providing valuable information for the Latino community about selecting good advisors, the risks and benefits associated with different financing...

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Judicial Division with Judge Toni Clarke

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Judge Toni Clarke, immediate past chair of the National Conference of State Trial Judges (NCSTJ), at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Judge Clarke discusses the six conferences that deal with issues that impact the judicial system and why they are important. She explains the ABA Judicial Clerkship Program...

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: National Conference of Bar Presidents with Rew Goodenow

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Rew Goodenow, the president of the National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP), at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Goodenow discusses the relationship between NCBP and the ABA, the increasing reciprocity between state bars, and NCBP’s place in creating a forum for the exchange of information between bar presidents....

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Death Penalty Due Process Review Project with Misty Thomas

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Misty Thomas, the director of the Death Penalty Due Process Review Project, and Virginia Sloan, Chair of the project’s Steering Committee at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. They discuss how the project emerged from the ABA’s 1997 resolution promoting a suspension of executions and current death penalty issues.

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Section of Litigation with Nancy Degan

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews ABA Section of Litigation Chair Nancy Degan at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Degan discusses how the section helps litigators through programming, publications, and networking opportunities. She explains the Homeless Experience Legal Protection program and their intention to expand it. Nancy Degan is a commercial litigator at Baker,...

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Dispute Resolution Section with Ruth Glick and Nancy Greenwald

At the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting, Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Ruth Glick, immediate past chair of the Dispute Resolution Section and Nancy Greenwald who serves on the Leadership Council of the section. They discuss the section’s Asia-Pacific International Mediation Summit in India and how being a part of the section can benefit...

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Criminal Justice Section with James Felman

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews the ABA Criminal Justice Section Chair James Felman at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Felman discusses the sections three projects: the Clemency Project 2014, the Federal Economic Crimes Task Force, and the Collateral Consequences Project. He encourages any lawyers who are interested to become involved and volunteer pro...

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Section of Intellectual Property Law with Lisa Dunner

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Lisa Dunner, chair of the Section of Intellectual Property Law, at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Dunner discusses the divisions of the section, patent, trademark, copyright, alternative dispute resolution, licensing, and other specialized divisions, and how they influence federal laws. Lisa Dunner is managing partner in the law...

February 12, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Family Law Section with Lori Nelson

While in Houston for the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting, Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti does a remote interview with ABA Family Law Section Chair Lori Nelson in Salt Lake City. Nelson discusses the section’s work on legislative initiatives, the benefits of their publications, the various substantive committees that lawyers can join, and programs to...

February 12, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Lifetime Obligation of Student Loans with Scott Sharinn

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti Interviews Scott Sharinn, panelist on the discussion “Student Loans: The Obligation of a Lifetime” at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Together they discuss student loan debt burdens, the requirements for loan discharge, the cost of education versus the return on investment, and how to work with your creditor if...

February 12, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section with Michael Drumke

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Michael Drumke, chair of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Drumke discusses his role as chair, TIPS involvement with the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, the plaintiffs and defense lawyers that are members of TIPS, and opportunities the section provides. Michael...

February 12, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: Section of Science and Technology Law with William Baker

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews William Baker, budget officer of the Section of Science and Technology Law, at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Baker talks about the section’s focus on cutting edge legal issues as they intersect with technology and science. This includes education and discussion about subjects such as drones, 3D printing,...

January 28, 2015
Florida Bar Winter Meeting: Craig Ball on Electronic Evidence Challenges

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews electronic evidence expert Craig Ball at the 2015 Winter Meeting of The Florida Bar. Ball discusses the limitations of electronic search tools and how lawyers need to move past the delusion of the right keywords yielding perfect results. He summarizes his 2015 Solo and Small Firm Conference presentation...