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Molly McDonough

Host of Talk Justice, An LSC Podcast

Molly McDonough is the senior creative services manager at a large law firm. She previously worked as an independent media consultant for lawyers, legal organizations and legal tech companies. Before that, Molly was editor/publisher of the ABA Journal, where she oversaw the publication’s editorial and business operations. Molly spent much of her career in daily news and legal journalism, including stints at American Lawyer Media and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. She is active in the Society of Professional Journalists, serving as the Chicago Headline Club Foundation president.

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Recent Episodes
October 17, 2023

Legal Aid Struggles to Meet the Needs of Domestic Violence Survivors

Legal aid lawyers discuss the challenges to meeting clients’ needs for domestic violence-related legal services as cases rise on LSC’s “Talk Justice.” October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. LSC recently released its...

September 26, 2023

New Mexico’s Court Scribe Program

Pioneers of New Mexico’s court scribe program discuss how the program makes the courts more accessible on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice.”Language access has long been a priority of New...

August 22, 2023

Ensuring That Foster Youth Know Their Rights

Experts from Bay Area Legal Services and Florida Youth SHINE discuss developments in access to legal information for foster youth on LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast. A new website and app, FosterPower, enables...

June 27, 2023

Will AI Be Accessible?

Two legal tech experts join Talk Justice’s Molly McDonough to discuss how emerging tools with generative AI could fit into the future of legal services—and who they’ll be accessible to—on the latest...

June 13, 2023

Pandemic Creates Opportunity to Assess NYC Child Removals   

The authors of the article “Reducing Family Separations in New York City: The Covid-19 Experiment and a Call for Change” join Talk Justice Co-host Molly McDonough to discuss reducing child removals in...

April 11, 2023

Reimagining Virtual Court to Improve User Experience

Exploring the User-Experience of Remote Court Proceedings: Innovations and Opportunities

February 14, 2023

How Plain Language Helps Courts Expand Access to Justice

Experts discuss how plain language can help courts expand access to the courts on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today.

December 27, 2022

A New Tech Fellowship for Judicial Innovation

Jason Tashea, founding director of Georgetown Law’s new Judicial Innovation Fellowship (JIF), joins Talk Justice to discuss how placing technologists and designers in courts can improve access to justice.

November 29, 2022

Holding Court Outside the Courtroom

Host: Molly McDonough, Legal Talk Network Podcast Producer and Founder of Molly McDonough Media, LLC. Guests: Dori Rapaport, Executive Director at Legal Aid Services of Northeastern Minnesota David Estep, Supervising Attorney at...

August 25, 2017

Is Diversity All Talk?

This special ABA Annual episode covers diversity and what will truly drive change within the legal profession.

July 27, 2017

ABA president shares a sneak peek into ABA Annual Meeting in NYC

ABA President Linda Klein and Marty Balogh talk about the upcoming 2017 ABA Annual Meeting in New York City in August.

April 6, 2017

Catching up with Legal Rebel Stacy Stern of Justia

Stern, one of the co-founders of Findlaw, talks here about the expansion of Justia, which champions free law for all in the United States and Mexico.

April 6, 2017

Catching up with Legal Rebels Shantelle Argyle and Daniel Spencer of Open Legal Services

Legal Rebels Shantelle Argyle and Daniel Spencer talk about Open Legal Services, a not-for-profit law firm they founded in Salt Lake City in 2014.

March 29, 2017

Catching up with Legal Rebel Sarah Glassmeyer of the ABA’s Center for Innovation

In this special ABA TECHSHOW episode of the ABA Journal’s Legal Rebels Podcast, Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebel Sarah Glassmeyer.

March 29, 2017

Catching up with Legal Rebel Sam Glover of Lawyerist

Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebel Sam Glover, founder of Lawyerist, a one-time blog turned robust legal information site.

March 29, 2017

Catching up with Legal Rebel Nicole Black of MyCase

At ABA TECHSHOW this year, Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebel Nicole Black.

March 29, 2017

Catching up with Legal Rebels Ed Walters of Fastcase and Kevin O’Keefe of Lexblog

This year at ABA TECHSHOW, Molly McDonough catches up with Legal Rebels Ed Walters and Kevin O’Keefe.