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.
An Executive Order from January may now cause an update to the 1933 Buy American Act. But what will this mean for federal contractors?
It’s one thing to say it’s legal but is it?
With Federal inconsistencies and State pushback, what does this policy reversal mean for workplaces around the country?
Balancing secured elections and voting rights can be a tricky act.
Why did Scarlett Johansson hire lawyers to avenge her?
A recent Supreme Court case just allowed a corporation to take New Jersey’s land. How did that happen?!
A new law prohibits vaccine mandates for Ohio public schools. What does this mean for educators, students, and parents?
Will scaled-up Federal Fishing Laws send us reeling?
Is it now easier to discharge student loans in Bankruptcy? A recent class action might suggest yes.
Who is responsible for this horrible tragedy and will the surviving condo owners end up paying for it?
Will Keeping it Real put you in jail?
Informants are a great law enforcement tool but developing them can create gray lines of judgment. How do the police avoid these moral hazards?
Why are NYC businesses collecting facial recognition data from their customers?!
After last year’s challenges, could you be suffering from it without knowing it?
Can you really turn Supreme Court decisions into poems without writing a word?
Texas seeks private funding to complete the border wall but is that legal?
Don’t Mess with Texas.
Is the IRS violating the 4th Amendment?
A Class Action Lawsuit for the Ages! Tune in to hear about this epic Rumble Royale.
Will American Corporations be forced to make “Climate Disclosures” to other nations in their financial reports?
Criminal sentences were shortened by a Supreme Court decision but will that keep our streets safe?
How far are lawyers expected to go and can they go too far?
A recent Supreme Court case answers that question plus much more.
Arizona’s new law opens the door for out-of-state doctors to treat patients.
Happy 4th of July!
Did Uncle Bezos just turn our home wifi into his new free wireless network?
District Attorney George Gascon ends cash bail for certain crimes but is that a good idea?
What does this latest challenge to Obama Care really mean?
The crooks are cheating our seniors in new ways. How can we stop them?
Ohio’s lawsuit seeks to turn Google into a public utility.
Surrounded by Canada and water, Minnesota’s Northwest Angle was cut off by COVID. So how did everyone survive?
Parents sue Snapchat for a car accident that killed their children.
The latest CDC announcements and what workplaces need to know about getting back to normal.
What happens when amateur online crime investigators go too far?
Will Idaho soon become the nation’s 3rd biggest state?!
What we can learn from her withdrawal from the press and sport of tennis.
Governor Kristi Noem’s lawsuit against the Biden Administration to get their famous 4th of July fireworks show back.
Something hits the fan as the Arizona Election Audit continues.
In a world of Zoom Courts, are we still protecting the Constitutional Rights of criminal defendants?
Will certain Department of Labor changes affect your workplace coming out of COVID-19?
Do you need a certification to bring your dog into a hospital as a service animal?
Do Americans have a right to privacy when they donate to causes or charities?
Does the right to bear arms also include a conceal carry license?
Is it tough on crime or tough on speech?
Can firearms manufacturers be sued when others unlawfully use their product?
A diplomat, his wife, and the People’s Liberation Army of Mexico.
Are employees faking COVID to get more time off?
Do you know more than the average American about how our government operates?
Are they a good idea or should we hide in our bunkers?
Michigan Courts call “No Joy” for law enforcement’s aerial drones.
Can your boss require you to get device implants for work?
Are you paying taxes for the privilege of being ripped off?!
The verdict is in but what’s next for sentencing, an appeal, or the other police officers?
As the verdict loomed, we talked about tactics used by the prosecution and defense as well as why the judge decided to admit certain types of evidence.
As the verdict loomed, we broke down the cases presented by the prosecution and defense.
Can a school punish a cheerleader for her remarks outside of school?
In this Part 4, we cover timelines, use of force, and what it means if Morris Hall (who was with George Floyd) doesn’t testify.
Our coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial continues with Professor David Schultz.
New Hampshire and Massachusetts are duking it out over taxes... Get your tea ready!
Alternative Business Structures for law firms, why should we care? Good question.
Join us as we continue to go through the biggest criminal trial in a generation point by point.
The biggest criminal trial in a generation and we’re going through it point by point.
The “Hot Pursuit” doctrine is being challenged in the Supreme Court. Will police officers still be able to enter your home without a warrant?
A single mastermind put it together but how did it all work?
From pandemic to deep-freeze... a year of emergencies and price hikes. Where are we now?
What is everyone squawking about?
The latest on LA County’s District Attorney George Gascon... Will he be recalled?
Recalling Newsom: Where are we and what’s next?
What are the long-term implications of increasing the minimum wage? Tune in to hear about the legal and policy considerations.
Is increasing the Minimum Wage a good idea? Tune in to hear about the legal and policy considerations.
Ivan Hemmans and Brooke Moore offer seven bonus tech tips following their 60 in 60 appearances at ABA Techshow.
The Supreme Court ducks Democrat and Republican election law cases from Pennsylvania. But what does that mean for future elections?
TECHSHOW co-chairs Allan Mackenzie and Roberta Tepper discuss the process of moving the 2021 conference to an entirely virtual format.
Damien Riehl demystifies AI applications in law firms and explains its potential for helping lawyers make better business decisions.
Josh Leporati and Ben Schorr give a quick overview of how Microsoft Teams helps lawyers collaborate with ease in a highly secure environment.
Who will win this battle of Immigration and Federalism?
Will colleges be allowed to continue using race as a factor for admissions?
How to create your own “adult beverages” without going to the slammer.
Learn how to legally craft your own moonshine or booze (without going to jail).
How President Biden’s executive orders affect OSHA and what that means for your job or business.
Can protesting get you fired even if you didn’t break any laws?
Florida Governor DeSantis goes toe-to-toe with Big Tech... but is his fight legal?
With lawsuits loaded-for-bear, who’s paying for GameStop?!
Which essential workers qualify for hazard pay during COVID-19 and how much extra will they receive? Benjamin Tulis from Jackson Lewis explains.
What will accelerating expungement of criminal records mean for Detroit? Project Clean Slate’s lead attorney Stephani LaBelle explains.
David Savage from the Los Angeles Times breaks down the Supreme Court ruling in favor of indoor services for Houses of Worship.
Ginger Gentile, director of Erasing Family returns to discuss why millions of Americans become permanently #Erased from their families after a divorce.
Ginger Gentile, director of Erasing Family, joins us to talk about the permanent separation of family members when they become erased through divorce.
What do Red Notices and “International Men of Mystery” have in common? Michelle Estlund (an INTERPOL defense attorney) tells us all about it.
Uber takes legal fire from New York for defining its workers as independent contractors rather than employees. Kevin Smith from Sheppard Mullin law-splains.
Part two-of-two about the recent Congressional push to turn Washington DC into the 51st State.
Part one-of-two about the recent Congressional push to turn Washington DC into the 51st State.
If federal law bans marijuana, how can someone file for its patent? Tune in to hear Neil Juneja from Gleam Law break it down.
Professor Frank Bowman from the University of Missouri School of Law gives us a civics lesson about the process of impeachment... But what if you get impeached for eating Twinkies?
The PREP Act protects organizations fighting COVID-19 from liability but there are limitations. Erik Swanholt from Foley Lardner explains this complicated and rapidly evolving law.
What’s the No-Fly List, why do people get on it, and how do the innocent get off it. Eduardo Angeles from Clark Hill breaks it down.
Dominion Voting Systems sues Sidney Powell for 1.3 billion dollars but who has the tougher Kraken? Jenna Greene from Thomson Reuters breaks it down.
The future of voting, representation in Congress, and allocation of federal funds turned on a case called Trump v. New York. Hans von Spakovsky from the Heritage Foundation explains.
Can we sue the Federal Government for damages when they violate our religious and civil rights? Jennifer Cowan from Debevoise & Plimpton explains the Supreme Court case Tanzin v. Tanvir.
With drug companies charging Americans more than other countries for prescription medications, a new rule emerges to close that gap but not everyone is happy. Leah D’Aurora Richardson from K & L Gates explains.
What’s happening with our Supreme Court and how will it impact the future? Berkeley School of Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky explains.
Learn how we count electoral college votes in a contested Presidential election with Professor Hasen from UC Irvine School of Law.
District Attorney Gascon is being sued by his own Deputy District Attorneys, but for what? Malcolm Maclachlan from the Daily Journal breaks it down.
Hear how you can help prevent human trafficking, with our guest Dionne Coleman from Samaritan Village.
If you’re getting persistent calls from seemingly familiar phone numbers at all hours, you’re not alone. Learn why efforts at regulation have so far been inadequate.
Exploring law on television, how to separate reality from fiction, and what shows tell us about the law and justice.
Capping off this year of 2020 with Zach Warren from American Lawyer Media.
Former Alcatraz resident and author Jolene Babyak discusses the escapes and what it was like living on the island when it was a prison.
How the Trump Administration’s Operation Warp Speed developed vaccines so quickly and who gets them first? Allison Winnike from the Immunization Partnership explains.
Our good friends Jared Correia and Molly McDonough join us to interview a very special holiday guest.
Wendy Cole from the National Association of Realtors tells us where real estate (commercial and residential) ended up for 2020.
The House passed a Weed Bill but Marijuana is not legal under federal law... yet. Vincent Sliwoski from Harris Bricken explains.
Governor Cuomo’s loss at the Supreme Court means more people can go to religious gatherings during COVID-19. Tune in to hear the details.
Doctor-Daddies have committed widespread fertility fraud for decades. We discuss the legal options for victims of cases like those in HBO’s ‘Baby God’.
One more episode about video games! David Hoppe from Gamma Law stops by to discuss new consoles, acquisitions, and world-wide growth.
What if the boss wants you to take the COVID-19 vaccine and you don’t want to? Christine Bestor Townsend from Ogletree Deakins walks us through.
Should we count illegal immigrants when we apportion representation in Congress? Hans von Spakovsky from the Heritage Foundation breaks down the Supreme Court case Trump vs. New York.
Lobbyists and influence peddling, Dr. Craig Holman from Public Citizen explains his work and how to prevent unlawful activity.
While some businesses struggle to get through 2020, the video game industry has exploded. Daniel Rose from Foley and Lardner shares industry developments and new opportunities.
David Lat joins us to explain what’s been going on with Jones Day and other law firms publicly scrutinized for election case representation of President Trump and/or the Republican Party.
Keep your personal data safe this holiday season whilst shopping. Linn Foster Freedman from Robinson and Cole gives us some pointers.
The 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing, Professor Julia Ernst joins us to talk about the journey, the people, and what that meant for the future of our country’s model for self governance.
This is part two of our series about the Census and how it will affect voting and federal funding.
A two part series about the Census and how it will affect voting and federal funding.
Are Shrooms, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin now legal in Oregon? Not exactly. Lizzy Acker, reporter for the Oregonian explains.
Will weed on the ballots make it unconstitutional to ban marijuana? Professor Douglas Berman from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law explains.
How free are you to speak in the workplace? Grant Osborne of Ward and Smith breaks it down.
A lawsuit continues against Seattle for the CHAZ/CHOP protests. Walter Olson of the CATO Institute gives us an update.
Professor Edward Foley explains the legal challenges which might determine who our President will be.
Social media, free speech, and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act broken down with Matthew Feeney of CATO.
Author Maëlle Gavet walks us through the antitrust lawsuit filed against Google.
Will we know who our President is on election night and what happens if the results are contested? Professor Foley from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law explains.
What is the Nuclear Football? Professor Alex Wellerstein tells us what’s involved when commencing a nuclear strike.
Who can launch America’s nuclear weapons? Only one person. Professor Alex Wellerstein of Restricted Data the Nuclear Secrecy Blog explains the who, how, and why.
Toni Long from The Long Law Group discusses what happens when real customers are impacted by imploding reality TV.
Doing home improvements without permits? That could be trouble! Linda Pieczynski (aka the Code Attorney) tells us why.
California’s governor bans the sale of gas-powered cars in California. When does it start and what does it mean? Kassie Siegel from the Center for Biological Diversity breaks it down.
Lawyer and speaker Mitch Jackson explains how building meaningful relationships builds trust and leads to referrals and increased business.
Jenna Gerry from Legal Aid at Work explains California’s Senate Bill 1383 and its impact on Paid Family Leave for small business.
Tom West shares the importance of using online payment systems in law firms to keep pace with the increasing virtualization of the practice of law.
Legal Innovators CEO Bryan Parker shares why it’s important to make diversity and inclusion a business imperative rather than a nice-to-have.
Paula Davis-Laack shares tips for helping law firm teams communicate well and to develop a culture of resilience.
President Trump’s deferral on payroll taxes and what it means for both employers and employees. Angelique Neal and Maureen Rouse-Ayoub from Varnum explain.
Mike Whelan shares tips on how to think through problems in your law firm and create purpose-driven solutions.
Clio’s COO shares the three things law firms did to succeed during the pandemic, making 40% more revenue per lawyer than their competitors.
Clio’s Jack Newton reveals key integrations, a game-changing client-centered app, and what works/doesn’t work with a distributed workforce.
The sagas of TikTok and WeChat continue as we get closer to their ban. What does this mean though? George Grammas from Squire Patton Boggs breaks it all down.
Why did Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 shutdown order violate free speech? UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh explains it all.
Have Supreme Court nominations always been this contentious? Ilya Shapiro of the CATO Institute walks us through the history of our highest court.
Ohio’s new liability shield for COVID-19 protects businesses and individuals during their reopen. Faith Whittaker and Hayley Geiler from Dinsmore and Shohl break it down for us.
Body Cameras, Resisting Arrest, and the “Ferguson Effect”. Our conversation with Randy Petersen, senior researcher at the Texas Public Policy Foundation continues.
Resisting Arrest, Use of Force, and Implications for Defunding the Police: a conversation about policing with Randy Petersen, senior researcher at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
The FAA approves Amazon’s fleet of aerial drones. What does that mean for deliveries? Drone Law lawyer Jonathan Rupprecht explains.
Why is age restriction being affected by COVID-19? Find out with Sean Andrade of the Andrade Gonzalez law firm.
What is Poll Worker Esquire and what does it do? ABA President Patricia Refo explains it all.
Roman Buhler from “Keep Nine” discusses their proposed Constitutional Amendment to keep the number of Supreme Court Justices to nine.
A non-political tribute to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Amy Lindholm from the Appalachian Mountain Club breaks down the Great American Outdoors Act and what it does for parks of all sizes nationwide.
Why are bankruptcies so low and will it last? Teadra Pugh of Bloomberg Law explains and makes her predictions for the future.
An oddly pivotal pre-trial motion that could inspire many businesses to sue their insurance companies for losses suffered from COVID-19 closures.
Vote integrity and voter fraud. How accurate will the 2020 elections be? Ilya Shapiro from the CATO Institute explains it all.
Can your boss restrict your vacation travel during COVID-19? Patrick Peters and James Verdi from Jackson Lewis breakdown the concerns and liabilities of going on vacation during Coronavirus for employers and their workers.
Chipotle is being sued, but for what? Making awesome burritos? Attorney Andrew Clubok explains their securities lawsuit and what's going on.
Contract tracing programs for COVID-19, what are they, how do they work, and what we should know about them. Hayley Tsukayama from the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains it all.
Joseph Marrone from the Marrone Law firm wants to make sure your ballot counts so tune into this episode to hear about the basic requirements and the do’s and don’ts.
In this last part of the series, author and writer Travis McDade reveals how and “who-done-it” on the eight million dollar heist at the Carnegie Library.
Author and writer Travis McDade breaks down the 8 Million Dollar heist at the Carnegie Library that took 25 years to complete.
Erik Kiilunen discusses the lawsuit against Governor Whitmer to limit emergency powers and reopen Michigan.
Michael Tanner of the CATO Institute explains the hidden costs behind occupational licensing.
Cori Robinson from Above the Law breaks down the Conservatorship of Britney Spears and what we can learn from it.
Darren Heitner, sports lawyer and Above the Law columnist returns to discuss the Congressional push to pay College Athletes.
Sharon Nelson of Sensei Enterprises dives into the world of artificial intelligence and crimes it could commit such as deepfakes, hijacking military vehicles, and phishing.
Simon Tam continues his discussion about fighting back against Cancel Culture and the vital importance of constructive disagreement.
Simon Tam of The Slants shares his battles with Cancel Culture and why trying to ruin others online has become so popular.
Joan Feldman breaks down her article, ‘Hot Topics: Top 12 Law Practice Management Posts of 2020 (So Far)’.
Author and president of The Happiness Center Dr. Elia Gourgouris joins us to discuss how to deal with disasters and crises.
Protocol expert Robert Hickey helps Laurence with the fanciest of parties and properly addressing his guests.
William Rinehart at Utah State University discusses the news about big tech companies testifying before the House on antitrust, politics, and censorship.
Amy Peikoff of Parler discusses Cancel Culture vs. Free Speech and the dangers it has to our civil liberties.
Little Sisters of the Poor gets a victory from the Supreme Court and Lori Windham of Becket tells us all.
ABA Journal Legal Rebel Podcast host Lyle Moran discusses the decision of the Washington Supreme Court to end its Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) program.
Tune in to hear attorney Christopher Warnock's case about a tenant with severe pet allergies vs a tenant seeking an accommodation for an emotional support animal.
Kimberly Herrick shares with our listeners North Carolina’s decision to hold their July Bar Exam in person.
Trial lawyer John W. Dill tells us why his clients are suing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
Veronica Vargas Stidvent and Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower share their new study that highlights the law school experience for women of color.
The city of Seattle is being sued over the CHAZ/CHOP occupation and attorneys Patty Eakes and Angelo Calfo explain their case.
What does defunding the police mean for communities that need them the most? Judge Tanya Acker from HotBench gives her opinion.
Tune in to hear about The Appellate Project and its mission to bring greater diversity to our appellate courts with founder Juvaria Khan.
Are Americans about to get a second wave of COVID-19 and how will that impact our criminal justice system? Judge Kevin Allen shares his thoughts.
Above the Law’s Brian Dalton tells us about their Outside Counsel Rankings done in conjunction with Lake Whillans and which law firms scored the best.
Darren Heitner from Above the Law and Sports Law attorney fills us in on Ohio State University’s requirement for athletes to pledge they won’t spread Coronavirus.
Hannah Zhao explains why the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the ACLU, and Greenberg Glusker are suing LA DOT for tracking electronic scooters.
Hear about Indiana’s new online bar exam that can be taken from home from executive director of the Indiana Office of Admissions Bradley Skolnik
Ilya Shapiro of the CATO Institute tells us why the Supreme Court blocked the Trump Administration’s rescission of DACA.
Kirsten Errick from Law Street explains California’s Assembly Bill 2261 on facial recognition technology and possible infractions of rights.
Hear all about the relist limbo in the Supreme Court and what that means for lawyers and their clients from John Elwood of SCOTUS Blog.
Allyson Baker of Venable discusses debt forgiveness requirements under the Paycheck Protection Program.
Tune in to hear about force majeure, the “escape hatch” contract provisions that potentially let business owners out of obligations with returning guest Jason Levine of Alston and Bird.
Jay Schweikert of CATO Institute discusses qualified immunity for the police and possible review from the Supreme Court.
Penn State Law’s journey through COVID-19 and beyond as told by Dean Hari Osofsky.
Law School Admission Council President and CEO Kellye Testy talks all about the new online LSAT FLEX.
Professor Daniel Farber of Berkeley Law discusses the Insurrection Act in the midst of nationwide riots.
Ken White of Popehat dives into the battle between Twitter and President Trump.
How outsourcing to a freelance lawyer can help make money, save money, and provide an opportunity to capture pent up demand for legal services.
Illinois attorney Thomas DeVore discusses the cases against Governor Pritzker to re-open Illinois businesses.
Alston & Bird’s Jason Levine discusses price gouging, how it’s treated in different states, and the impact on our supply chains since COVID19 started.
Hear how business owners should think in terms of re-opening their business, with Cindy Elkins.
Jeremy Alters of the Berman Law Group discusses suing China in a Class Action Lawsuit for COVID-19.
Colorado Immigration Attorney Jeff Joseph explains Homeland Security extending H-2B visas to aid U.S. food supply.
Jack Newton guides us through Clio’s COVID-19 Impact Research Briefing and how lawyers can leverage that right now to help their practice.
Charles Volkert, senior district president of Robert Half Legal discusses the current state of the legal profession and possible opportunities for lawyers.
Hear how distance learning and ABA Accreditation are being impacted by COVID19 with Kyle McEntee of Law School Transparency.
Patrick Palace discusses workers comp claims during COVID-19.
Ben Schorr and Tom Lambotte battle it out with their best tips as Mac and PC users.
How to do Video Consultations without opening an ethical can of worms.
Kay Van Wey returns to discuss Vaccine Liability during COVID-19
American Bar Association president Judy Perry Martinez tells us what people got right and what they got wrong in their ABA 2020 Survey of Civic Literacy.
Sherri Davidoff of LMG Security gives tips for securing client data and spotting phishing emails in work-remote environments.
Dylan Ruga of the Stalwart Law Group discusses their CARES Act class action lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and US Bank.
Texas Personal Injury attorney Kay Van Wey explains hospital liability for emergency services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Judge Scott Schlegel of the 24th Judicial District discusses video conferencing in criminal courts and how it’s helping to keep the Justice System moving.
Morrison Foerster’s Ann Becchina guides us through the new Congressional payroll tax relief for business.
Dean Gordon Smith of BYU Law discusses their diploma privilege proposal being considered by the Utah Supreme Court.
Legal marketing expert Gyi Tsakalakis offers advice about what law firms should be doing right now to market and grow their practices.
Michael J. Grace of Lewis Brisbois returns to discuss the CARES Act provisions for the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
Real Estate Attorney Ashley Peterson explains California Governor Newsom’s recent moratorium on evictions and what that means for tenants and landlords.
Rocket Matter’s Larry Port discusses their virtual conference, donating the proceeds, and advice for lawyers looking to accept online payments.
Adriana Linares and Brett Burney share their favorite apps, tips, and tricks for working remote.
Lewis Brisbois partner Michael J. Grace explains the CARES Act provisions for stimulus payments and unemployment benefits
Our new dailyish show dedicated to covering essential legal issues.
Jack Newton discusses strategies for keeping your law firm in step with current client expectations.
Matthew Stubenberg and Kenton Brice discuss their presentation ‘Seeing is Believing: Virtual Reality Preparedness’ and the impact VR can have for the legal industry.
Co-founders and brothers Alcide and Armond Honoré discuss the origins and ongoing development of their mobile call billing app Billseye.
Judy Perry Martinez shares updates on her presidency and current ABA projects.
Christian Lang, Matt Homann, and Dan Linna share their thoughts on how Inspire.Legal 2.0 facilitates conversations to better define and address the most pressing challenges in legal.
Rose Walker, Zach Abramowitz, David Lat, and Chris Wilson discuss the growing opportunities for nontraditional careers in law.
Wendy Curtis, Joan Holman, Samuel Whitman, and Dominic Crosby offer key takeaways from their panel discussion focused on increasing law firms’ ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology.
Jack Newton shares highlights from his keynote address at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego, CA.
A panel of legal media representatives discusses their interest in the Clio Conference and what content they hope to bring back to their audiences.
Deanna Van Buren talks about restorative justice through architecture and how peacemaking centers can help transform people and communities for the better.
Leaders of the California Lawyers Association discuss the organization’s growth over the past year and goals for the future.
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky shares highlights from his presentation at the Alexander F. Morrison lecture series titled, “Closing the Courthouse Door.”
Adam Fiss and Ramit Mizrahi give an overview of California employment law legislative updates in the past year.
Albert Camacho offers insights from the joint CLE focused on helping lawyers gain perspective on how domestic violence cases may interact with both criminal and family courts.
Danny Cook, Shawn Cheadle, Kelli Hooke, Skip Smith, and Sumara Thompson-King discuss their CLE on the space industry and its highly nuanced employment of government contracts.
Panel moderator Kathryn Muldoon Griffin and judges Margaret M. Sweeney, Thomas C. Wheeler, and Mary Ellen Coster Williams discuss best practices for construction litigation.
Unauthorized practice of law, sharing of legal fees, and more— the ATILS taskforce is rethinking our approach to these big issues in the practice of law.
John Levi, Joey Jackson, Nancy Hays, and Robert Sims to discuss the purpose and goals of the Legal Services Corporation fundraiser concert at the ABA Annual Meeting 2019.
Lin Chin, Amber Knee, and Jessica Bacher discuss the issue of blighted property found in many US cities and how to get involved to solve the problem.
Patricia Lee Refo, new president-elect of the American Bar Association, shares her background and talks about current projects at the ABA.
Judge Joan V. Churchill, Judge Dana Leigh Marks, and Karen Grisez discuss today’s immigration court process, thoughts on how to improve it, and ways lawyers can get involved.
Kyle Fry, Kyle McEntee, and Benjamin Barros discuss the issue of legal education student debt, the effects it has on students and school, and how lawyers can lend a helping hand.
Mark Chinn gives his top 10 ways to avoid malpractice for family law attorneys and why it’s important to get insight from outside sources.
Fred Alvarez, Jessica James, and Lori Andrus have a discussion about the state of equal pay as to the law, the gender pay gap, and how employers can minimize that issue within their companies.
Protima Pandey and Jennifer Reisch talk about domestic and sexual violence in the workplace and discuss how employers can do better.
Justin Miller gives an overview of the five big cash flow mistakes people make when going through a divorce.
ABA President-elect Judy Perry Martinez talks about legal issues the ABA plans to resolve and touches on key topics, such as innovation and education, gun violence as well as immigration.
ABA President Bob Carlson gives the latest on his work as bar president and what’s new at this year’s ABA Annual Meeting.
Stephanie Cagnet Myron discusses the dangers we and our children face in this connected world, as well as some guidance on how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Chris Dix and Ryan Bilbrey provide a fresh look at data breaches, exploring their causes, effects, and costs, as well as how to respond to a breach at your firm or of your clients.
Jason Silver of the Student Education and Admissions to the Bar committee talks about what his committee is doing to serve the Florida law student community.
Michelle Suskauer, departing president of the Florida Bar, reflects on her path to the presidency and highlights her favorite accomplishments.
Criminal defense attorney Denis deVlaming gives an overview of the many recent cases discussed in his case law update presentation at the Florida Bar Annual Convention.
Howard Rosenblatt discusses the key factors of prepaid legal insurance plans and why they’re beneficial for both the consumer and the attorney.
From the 2019 Florida Bar Annual Convention, Paige Greenlee covers the latest in business case law.
At this year’s Florida Bar Annual Convention, Bar President John M. Stewart discusses his agenda for the coming year and how tech continues to impact the legal industry in new and exciting ways.
Amy Swearer and Farah Diaz-Tello reexamines the historic Supreme Court abortion rights debate, and explore different perspectives about this heated and pressing matter.
Wil Haygood, award winning author, explores his book, Showdown, to give listeners an in depth perspective about why he wrote it.
David McCraw of the New York Times discusses the state of the free press, the impact of new tech on journalism, and the challenges we face in the future.
Noah Zandan discusses how his company uses advanced data analytics to help people better convey their ideas and messages.
Team Legal Shapers talk about the basics of their app, Lawrelai, a law related AI app.
Team InteliLex discusses how their software tool is powered by machine learning algorithms that intelligently suggests relevant language culled from a lawyer's own past work product.
Team Uthority gives an overview of their product, which lets users simplify legalese in official communications to help people identify whether they are facing a legal problem.
Team VIZ.LAW discusses their backgrounds and roles on the team and talk about how they came together to form VIZ.LAW.
Team Cynapse discusses their backgrounds and roles on the team and give an overview of how their product works.
Team Clevius discuss how CLEVIUS applies AI and machine learning to assist in the translation of legal documents into the 24 languages of the European Union.
Team E-Barristers describes how their product helps users with insurance grievances connect with inexpensive legal help.
Paula Faria of Team YouSolve talks about the platform, which helps solve consumer problems by educating them on their rights and offering possible solutions.
2019 Global Legal Hackathon judges Kevin Mulcahy, Josh Klayman, Esther Dediashvili, and Oz Benamram talk about how the hackathon promotes legal tech development and what they look for in winning teams.
Chantal Vermeire gives our listeners a sneak peak of her keynote presentation topic and what it’s like to be a GLH judge.
David Fisher talks about what’s going on at this year’s hackathon.
Jess Birken and Gyi Tsakalakis talk about how to master Google Adwords for your law firm.
Brett Burney, Ben Schorr, Daniel Siegel, David Ries, Dennis Kennedy, and Ashley Alfirevic talk about how lawyers can use computer technology to help improve workflow in their firms.
Brett Burney and Jeffrey Richardson talk about their top tips for lawyers on iOS, apps, and gear.
Basha Rubin and Emily Wajert talk about classification issues for gig economy employers and how laws are changing.
Bob Ambrogi and Nerino Petro discuss what the most useful add-ins for Microsoft Word and Outlook are for the areas of security, productivity, and general purpose.
Judge Scott Schlegel talks about the Smart On Crime Initiative and Swift & Certain Probation Program.
Darla Jackson and Amy Krieg talk about how to declutter your daily workflow in order to stay efficient.
A panel of law students talk about why they came to the conference and their takeaway on tech trends in the legal industry and in legal education
Stanley Louissaint and Jason McNew talk about the many options available for firewalls in today’s law firm.
Kimberly Bennett and Conor Malloy talk about how the use of automation tools can help you be more efficient.
Kenton Brice and Russ Cochran talk about the laws and requirements for flying a drone in the US.
Andrew Gay talks about Clio’s Launch//Code — a contest for tech developers with a $100k prize.
On The Road host, Laurence Colletti, highlights the final three teams, Contract App, Femme LeGAL, and Team Classify, at this year's Global Legal Hackathon in New York City.
Team Granite Apple talks about their product idea, City Alert – an app that alerts users to violent crimes happening in their vicinity and gives them suggestions for access to legal professionals.
Sa’ad Ahmed and Andrew Kostyuk talk about Tiny Toronto, a company that builds small homes in backyards to help make housing more affordable in high-cost areas.
Shivam Satyarthi and Bliss Hu talk about their product, Classify – a legal application that tracks users’ purchase histories and gives cash back on items eligible for a settlement from class action lawsuits.
Glynna Christian and Catherine Krow discuss their roles as GROWL mentors and talk about the initiative’s worldwide involvement in this year’s GLH.
The team members of Femme LeGAL talk about their project and how they are working to create access to legal education in mobile platforms through gamification of legal information.
Brian Tang and Cori Goudchaux talk about why they are involved in GLH and how teams can continue the momentum created through the event.
Chris Roberts reaches out from Melbourne, Australia and offers his thoughts on the hackathon’s development.
Jonathan Cape, Peter Backx, Johannes Klostermann, and Magda Szmidt discuss the particular challenges their locations are focusing on for this year’s Hackathon.
Clara Radicetti and Paula Figueiredo from Brazil talk about their GLH and the mission of bringing interdisciplinary minds together to solve the most pressing legal problems today.
Peter Lee, David Terrar, and Robert Millard talk about their firms, how they came about in London, and why they are involved in the hackathon.
Kevin Mulcahy, Amy Lauren, Dean Sonderegger, and David Fisher talk about what is happening at this years GLH in New York City.
Zach Warren talks about everything that went on during Legalweek 2019.
A panel of law librarians talk about their presentation about getting lawyers to use new tools.
David Fisher and Neeraj Rajpal discuss the creation of the ecosystem for blockchain technology in the legal community and the upcoming Global Legal Hackathon, a platform for experiential education and innovation for the legal industry.
Christian Lang, organizer of Inspire Legal, talks about the vision of the conference.
Ralph Baxter talks about his career as a legal innovator.
Mark Yacano and Hari Osofsky talk about their un-panel, “How will technology impact the makeup of law firms,” and discuss how law students should train for the new legal marketplace.
Dan Linna and Dera Nevin talk about the role of lawyers (if any) in evaluating legal technology.
Dan Rodriguez talks about his participation in a “un-panel” that had an open discussion about the cost of legal education.
Judge Bernice Donald and Bill Choyke talk about the fate of Jewish lawyers in the Third Reich.
Mathew Shurka, Alphonso David, and Jocelyn Samuels discuss the practice of conversion therapy and talk about their advocacy efforts and dedication to raising awareness about this issue.
Karen Hutchins talks about what the National Association of Bar Executives is currently working on.
Judge Nannette Baker and Judge Tim Brooks talk about the national conference of federal trial judges, which judges attend, and what key issues they talk about during the meeting.
Dr. Davina Durgana and George Jenkot talk about human trafficking and its role in the casino industry.
Barbara Bavis talks about where you can research legal topics for free.
Kerri Ruttenberg talks about how images impact people's presentations, why it’s so important to have them, and how to get your message out there through design.
Jeffrey T. Frederick talks about how to master voir dire and jury selection.
Erin Gerstenzang and Megan Zavieh talk about how lawyers can use Twitter and other forms of social media the right way.
Michael Iseri talks about the change of cyber security and how law firms can be more safe with their data and client data.
Robert Klein, Sabrina Green, Steven Mayer, Philip Shapiro, and Sarah Redparth talk the benefits of being a member of the Solo and Small Firm Section and what to expect at the solo and small firms summit.
Cynthia Elkins talks about the role of an independent contractor, classifying the difference between them and regular employees, and attributes of being an employee w2.
Lauren Powe talks about the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) and what they offer to attorneys in their first eight years of practice.
Brian Baird talks about Americans' ability to distinguish facts from opinions and the effect this is having on our democracy.
Heather Rosing, Pam Wilson, Jim Hill, Chip Wilkins, and Emilio Varanini talk about what the CLA leadership looks like after their split from the State Bar and the goals they have for the future of the association.
George Psiharis discusses how much time lawyers lose everyday on average, Clio’s three basic components, and why less billing could help a firm earn more money.
Jack Newton and Rian Gauvreau talk about how Clio has improved over the last 6 years, the software’s new products, and the future Clio experience for all lawyers.
Jack Newton talks about 2018 Legal Trends Report and what it reflects about the legal industry.
Adriana Linares talks about her new position and how she will serve members who want to better understand technology.
ABA's new President Bob Carlson joins On The Road to talk about the projects he will be working on during his presidency.
Linda Klein, Michelle Suskauer, Nan DeRenzi, Karen Scanlan, and Katherine Lee Goyette talk about the jurisdiction issues faced by lawyer military spouses and the work done in both Florida and Georgia.
Elisa Massimino talks about international human rights and how these rights have fared under the Trump Administration.
Hilarie Bass talks about some of the initiatives that defined her presidency.
Koji Fukumura and Barb Dawson talk about the ABA Section of Litigation and the benefits it provides to its members.
Marty Balogh, John G. Levi, E. Faye Butler, Zachary Stevenson, and Judge Lora J. Livingston speak about the importance of properly funding legal services.
Adam Fuller, Heidi Roll, Maya Ewing, and Daniel Hemel explain how the Epic Systems v. Lewis case has changed the use of arbitration clauses in employment agreements.
Karen Hutchins and Julie Armstrong talk about the NABE and the resources they provide for bar executives, like networking and collaboration.
Kevin Davis and Dean Erwin Chemerinsky take a look at the state of the Supreme Court during this time of intense polarization.
Tina Campbell Hebert, Brian Daly, David Silverman, Hari Osofsky, and Dan Rees talk about climate change and the law.
Melanie Bragg talks about the assistance programs and upcoming events in GPSolo and why lawyers should get involved.
Dana Hrelic explains membership opportunities and the advantages of joining the Young Lawyers Division (YLD).
Mark Zaid joins Laurence Colletti and Jared Correia to discuss the mystery behind D.B. Cooper.
Elizabeth Slattery, and David Lat join Laurence Colletti as they discuss Justice Kennedy's retirement and Judge Kavanaugh's nomination.
Spicekit is a platform which allows collective legal action through the vehicle of class actions.
Apresente-se and ANIKA, two teams that were apart of the Global Legal Hackathon 2018, talk about their experience creating these new technologies and what makes their particular projects special.
Lawyers/authors Larry Port, Zachary Bambacht, Maria Barbera, Tom Mighell, Dennis Kennedy, and Dave Maxfield discuss their books and how they have balanced their writing process with their full-time careers.
Host Laurence Colletti gathers together some of the most vocal access to justice ranters on Twitter so they can share their ideas in real life.
Dennis Kennedy and Chuki Obiyo discuss how to use Linkedin to its full potential.
Nerino Petro and Bryan Sims discuss how correctly using PDF software can save law firms time, money, and even bring them a little happiness along the way.
Co-chairs of ABA TECHSHOW Tom Mighell and Debbie Foster talk about all things TECHSHOW including the move to a new location, the new tracks, and the wellness programs.
Excel has proved itself as a valuable tool for lawyers and law firms but there are features and functions that you might not know about that could really change the way you practice. Tune in for Excel tips and tricks that will save you money, time, and energy.
ABA President Hilarie Bass announces the ABA's 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Stanley Louissaint talks about the best and most efficient ways to prevent and recover from a data disaster.
Max Paterson and Zeke Hughes talk about how they won the New York City chapter of the first Global Legal Hackathon with their app called Rights Now.
Trent Carlyle and Chad Jolly from Denver and Aileen Schultz from Toronto, Canada talk to David Fisher and Laurence Colletti in New York about Global Legal Hackathon updates.
Leaders emerge early for New York City’s chapter of the first Global Legal Hackathon. What are they working on and how will it change the legal industry for the better?
Jeff Kuester talks about functional alcoholism and why it’s important for lawyers to monitor their alcohol consumption.
Kyle McEntee, Rachel Van Cleave, and CJ Ryan discuss the rising cost of law school including what’s driving the price to rise and what makes this a complicated issue to change.
Fred McClure and Chris Marks talk about the National Trial Academy sponsored by the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the ABA.
Bill Horton and Simeon Carson discuss how the Health Law Section of the ABA serves lawyers involved in healthcare with programs and webinars for its members.
Linda Shely talks about the model rules of professional conduct on lawyer advertising.
Kevin Napper and Nina Marino speak as lawyers who defend compounding pharmacies accused of prescribing unnecessary medication.
Suzanne Anton and Ellen Rosenblum, both attorneys general, talk about the professional and personal challenges women face when getting involved in politics.
Cassandra Stubbs talks about the issues that come with using the death penalty, like racial discrimination, geographic discrimination, and potential innocence.
Hilarie Bass, President of the ABA, talks about the issues she has focused on during her presidency like women leaving the profession, homeless youth, and attorney wellness.
ABA President-Elect Bob Carlson speaks about what his presidency will look like, his unique perspective as a small firm owner, and what influenced him to take on this role.
Integra Ledger's David Fisher and Aileen Schultz talk about the Global Legal Hackathon, which aims to be the world's largest legal hackathon.
Mark Zaid and Douglas Kmiec discuss the recent charges in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential campaign.
Chris Jagers talks about decentralized technology and its implications for the legal industry and beyond.
Andrew Perlman and David Colarusso discuss the new certification program at Suffolk about innovation, technology, and new ways to provide legal services.
In this special On The Road report, New York and Chicago compete in the Trial of Two Pizzas.
In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Steph Cha talks about being both a lawyer and a writer.
In this report from ABA Annual 2017, Evan Thomas, Jim Conroy, and Talmage Boston talk about being both lawyers and writers.
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.
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.
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.
In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, David Axelrod talks about managing student debt, mortgage payments, and other important finances.
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.
In this On The Road Report from ABA Annual 2017, Roy Zur talks about cybersecurity and cyber intelligence.
In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Mark Alcott discusses the ABA's Relationship with the UN.
This On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017 discusses the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
In this On The Road Report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Patrick Murck discusses blockchain and RegTech.
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.
In this On The Road report from ABA Annual 2017, Justin Miller talks about the taxes that trip up clients during the divorce process.
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.
Kevin Petrasic about financial technology, cryptocurrency, and the role of FinTech in a regulatory environment.
Brad Brian, Ted Wells, James Quinn, and Judge Barbara Lynn discuss best practices for winning commercial litigation cases.
Linda Klein talks CLE in the City, increasing access to justice for veterans, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and her time as ABA President.
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar Convention reviews updates in the field of employment .
This episode of The Florida Bar Podcast from the 2017 Annual Florida Bar reviews updates in the field of criminal law.
This legal podcast discusses why antitrust laws are important and why young lawyers should be interested in them.
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
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.
Jules Miller and Mary Juetten, co-founders of Evolve Law, discuss the Summit, which aims to pair legal innovators with strategic partners and investors.
Legal bloggers answer three questions in 30 seconds at the ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Beer for Bloggers event.
Judy Perry Martinez discusses the American Bar Association Center for Innovation and what qualities the program looks for in a fellow.
Tech tips, life hacks, and useful apps that can increase lawyers' productivity while also helping them manage security and marketing.
Stacy Stern, Nicole Bradick, and Dan Lear talk about alternate ways to use your law degree.
Andrew Arruda, Shamla Naidoo, and Ed Walters talks about artificial intelligence and how technology is helping lawyers, not replacing them.
Heidi Alexander and Vedia Jones-Richardson discuss the importance of focus in the workplace, especially for legal professionals.
Tom Lambotte and Stanley Louissaint about managed service providers (MSP) and the role they play in a successful law 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,...
Sherri Davidoff and John Simek talk about cheap (or free) ways to keep your legal data secure.
Reid Trautz, a director within the American Association of Immigration Lawyers, discusses the current and potential future Executive orders on immigration.
Current and future immigration orders, the legal representation of immigrants, and what actions lawyers can take to help.
Greg Brooker and Katherine Mikkelson discuss their touring program that uses role playing in order to make ethics more relatable to lawyers.
Cuba’s role in U.S. economy, commercial opportunities there, and the wet foot, dry foot policy.
Lawyers in the entertainment industry need to keep up with growing technology, say experts.
A discussion on the rules of Senate voting and the decrease in judges qualified to be nominated for the Supreme Court.
Road rage, driverless cars, technology and the future, and how lawyers (and drivers) should be prepared for these changes.
Kara Jermain, an associate counsel at Gallup, discusses the advantages of in-house lawyers who can multitask communicate effectively.
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.
Anna Romanskaya discusses the initiatives the YLD is taking to give young lawyers the business experience they didn’t receive in school.
A discussion on the goals to improve cost and efficiency of the civil justice system.
This Love Your Lawyer Day we interview its founder Nader Anise from the American Lawyers Public Image Association.
Executive producer Laurence Colletti interviews your favorite Legal Talk Network hosts about how they’re spending time during this holiday de jure
Attorneys Oscar Michelen and Scott Limmer talk about their podcast and how creating a podcast can improve your marketing and social media presence.
Julie Fershtman talking about the Future Task Force report, the unprecedented changes occurring in the legal industry, and how lawyers can affect this change.
A podcast discussing the Michigan Legal Help Program and how they are working to increase access to justice and fill the legal gap.
“Texas Law Hawk” Bryan Wilson talks about viral marketing in the legal industry and the power of branding.
Expert Ken Adams talks about improving the contract drafting process, why boilerplate language persists, and what attorneys can do to fix it.
Andrew Legrand discusses Zapier, how it integrates into Clio, and how automation can aid attorneys by eliminating small mundane tasks.
Andrea Jarmon shares her story of working hard and the generous people who helped and encouraged her to pursue a law degree.
Panelists from the ABA Annual Meeting consider forward-thinking proposals to address the issue of increased police militarization.
Producer Laurence Colletti interviews speakers from the conference’s panel “Minefield in the Modern Employee Handbook.”
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...
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.
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.
Laurence Colletti talks with criminal defense attorney Denis deVlaming about his Florida Criminal Law Update at the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.
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.
Laurence Colletti sits down with Andrea Eliscu to talk about the success of her program, Dueling Dragons of Orlando.
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.
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.
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.
Laurence Colletti sits down with attorney Barbara Leach to discuss her presentation for the Florida Law Update 2016 at the Annual Florida Bar Convention.
Co-Chairs Melanie Griffin and Renée Thompson about the triumphs and challenges of organizing the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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....
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
“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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
“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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
“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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,”...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
“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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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....
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.
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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