COVID-19 Resources for Lawyers
Featured Guest
Gerald Pauling

Gerald Pauling, in-person A&A guest on Nov. 1 at 11:30 am CT. Podcast will air at the end of...

Your Host
Stephanie Francis Ward

Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked as a...

Episode Notes

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many have said that they no longer know how to behave in a work environment–but employment law expert Gerald Pauling doesn’t buy that. The Seyfarth Shaw partner tells the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward that in his experience providing training to supervisors, managers and rank-and-file workers, “I almost never encounter situations where trainees or participants in training are unable to identify the lines between appropriate and inappropriate behavior. Literally almost never.” So what should law firms and lawyers be keeping in mind in an era of greater accountability? In this episode, Pauling discusses the importance of context and non-verbal cues, and how firms can protect themselves from liability and their employees from experiencing harassment.

Brought to You by
Newsletter

Notify me when there’s a new episode!

Episode Details
Published: November 26, 2018
Podcast: ABA Journal: Asked and Answered
Category: Best Legal Practices
Podcast
ABA Journal: Asked and Answered
ABA Journal: Asked and Answered

Featuring top of the industry guests discussing various legal topics.

Listen & Subscribe
Recent Episodes
06/29/20
COVID-19 hasn’t stopped this lawyer from advocating for wellness and recovery

Brian Cuban chats about how he’s been focusing on what he can control during the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than what he can’t, and what...

05/26/20
Can cyborg lawyers convince their clients to listen?

Colin Rule, Warren Agin, Sherrill Ellsworth, and Joshua Browder talk about how their apps are working to help detect and block sarcasm in texts...

04/27/20
Trials and tiaras: How do pageant winners fare as lawyers?

Ashley Halfman, Teresa Scanlan and Bill Alverson talk about the similarities between the pageant circuit, law school and the practice of law with pageant...

03/30/20
How to practice law remotely and efficiently during the COVID-19 crisis

Shauna Barnes share information with lawyers about how they can adjust to the world’s current situation—such as having to work from home, whether they...

02/24/20
Why did a Georgia city prohibit tattoos on Sundays?

Stephanie Francis Ward explores people’s changing views of laws inspired by Christian outlooks and whether it’s worth changing those laws, even if they are...

01/27/20
Getting real: What happens when clients go on reality TV

Stephanie Francis Ward, host of Asked and Answered, speaks with three lawyers, Dustin Sullivan, Michael Beck and Jerry Buting, who are all involved in...