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Heels in the Courtroom
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Heels in the Courtroom

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When you wear Heels In The Courtroom, life and law are a little bit different. This fresh and insightful new podcast from the female trial attorneys at The Simon Law Firm offers mentoring, community and great girl talk about being the best you can be in every part of your life. So kick off those heels, pour a glass of wine, and get to know Amy Gunn, Erica Slater, Liz Lenivy, Mary Simon, Elizabeth McNulty and Megan Crowe.

The Simon Law Firm consists of trial attorneys specializing in medical malpractice, personal injury and corporate law. Since the Firm’s founding in 2000, Simon trial attorneys have earned over one billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for their clients. Recognized as one of the winningest firms in America by the National Law Journal, the dedicated attorneys at the Simon Law Firm bring experience, integrity and passion to every case they try. Contact The Simon Law Firm at [email protected] or [email protected]

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May 18, 2022

EP510 – Can You Please Stop Comparing?

Her house is bigger. He did an expert depo and you haven’t. She’s got four trials in the next two months and you only have one. Does it really matter? Will attaining that...

May 11, 2022

EP509 – Jurisdiction and Venue

Location, Location, Location: The Importance of Venue Selection.

May 4, 2022

EP202 Encore – Mediation: Don’t Settle In Your Settlement

Pro Tips on preparing your Client and your Case for Mediation

Apr 27, 2022

EP508 – Appeals Part Two, Oral Arguments

There are three key concepts to keep in mind during oral arguments. Do you know what they are? Should you hope for a hot bench or a cold bench? And what do...

Apr 20, 2022

EP507 – Appeals Part One, Rules Rule

Preserving the Record for Appeal: A Trial Lawyer's Checklist

Apr 13, 2022

EP506 – Don’t Take It Personally

“It’s business, don’t take it personally.” How many times have you heard that? And how do you react? Is there a middle ground that allows tough skin and a tender heart? Today’s...

Apr 6, 2022

EP505 – Daubert Motions

Opposing counsel’s expert’s report raises doubts in your mind about scientific methodology or adherence to industry-standard practices….do you file a Daubert motion to seek to exclude the presentation of that expert’s testimony...

Mar 30, 2022

EP504 – Listen Up! Being a Good Listener

As a lawyer, you may think you are a good listener. But could you listen more effectively, and in turn, be heard more clearly? With tips from the Heels in the Courtroom...

Mar 23, 2022

EP503 – Got Nerves?

We all know the feeling…your heart starts racing, your stomach starts turning and your palms are getting sweaty…. This episode of Heels in the Courtroom focuses on how to reduce negative nervousness...

Mar 22, 2022

EP503 – Got Nerves?

How To Handle Pre-Court Jitters in your next court hearing. This episode of Heels in the Courtroom focuses on how to reduce nerves before trial and offers tips for feeling confident in...

Mar 16, 2022

EP502 – Mentorship

Mentorship isn’t just giving work advice to a younger attorney. It’s a professional and personal relationship built on trust and mutual respect that benefits the mentor and the mentee. And you shouldn’t...

Mar 9, 2022

EP501 – Improve Your Legal Research

Every case requires some legal research, and we don’t mean Google. This hard-skills episode focuses on pro tips like how to use Westlaw more efficiently, where to start your research and whether...

Mar 2, 2022

EP420 – Choose to Decide

Did you know the average person makes over 35,000 conscious decisions every day? Decision fatigue is real but there are ways to cope. Today’s discussion examines asking for and evaluating advice, setting...

Feb 23, 2022

EP419 – Sovereign Immunity

Know the limits and extents of Sovereign Immunity.

Feb 16, 2022

EP418 – “Back Off, Buddy.”; Dealing with Intimidation in the Deposition

Don't be intimidated!

Feb 9, 2022

EP417 – Ladies, We Still Have Work To Do

Women continue to shape the legal industry, but there's still more work to be done

Feb 2, 2022

EP416 – Legal Malpractice

Don't get sued by your client!

Jan 26, 2022

EP415 – Jury Instructions

Don't leave them to chance!

Jan 19, 2022

EP414 – Directed Verdicts

Are JMOLs more offensive than ever?

Jan 12, 2022

EP413 – Who You Gonna Sue? The Issue of Agency

Be careful who you hire... their mistakes can burn you!

Jan 5, 2022

EP412 – Are You Invisible?

If you ever feel overlooked and invisible, you're not alone... We can help :)

Dec 29, 2021

EP106 Encore – Wake Up, Get ‘er Done, Repeat

Learning how to reduce stress and keep your batteries charged.

Dec 22, 2021

EP102 Encore – The Anti-Work-Life Balance Episode

Are you a work-life balance skeptic? You're not alone... Tune in to hear a different perspective about setting priorities.

Dec 15, 2021

EP411 – Wrapping Up The Holidays

Office gifts & professional party behavior... Don't worry, we got you covered!

Dec 8, 2021

EP410 – Mean Mugs and Shoulder Shrugs

Erica Slater shares her war story about a recent case of spouse-suing-spouse, last-minute discovery revelations, phantom vehicles, and a significant verdict won for her client.

Dec 1, 2021

EP409 – Can You Turn off Your Lawyer Brain?

If you see potential lawsuits everywhere you go, this fun episode is for you :)

Nov 24, 2021

EP408 – How to Cross Examine a Nice Person

Going hot can chill your case.

Nov 17, 2021

EP407 – Anatomy of a $10MM Verdict Part Two

Part Two about the big win... Tune in to hear about witness prep, damages, & the defense tactics that didn’t work with the jury.

Nov 10, 2021

EP406 – Anatomy of a $10MM Verdict Part One

Yep, it's time to celebrate this win! Tune in to hear our pre-trial and courtroom strategies.

Nov 3, 2021

EP405 – Pro Tips for Interviews

From resume and cover letter to awkward questions, tune in to handle job interviews like a pro.

Oct 27, 2021

EP404 – Feeling Burned Out?

You're not the only one who feels that way.

Oct 20, 2021

EP403 – Where is this Journey Taking Me? A Conversation with Shamon Moss

The importance of a winning attitude and letting the journey lead.

Oct 13, 2021

EP402 – Trials During Covid

Returning to in-person trials brings new complications and requirements. Tune in to hear how to navigate the new normal.

Oct 6, 2021

EP401 – Back in the Saddle

Are you feeling overwhelmed? This episode will make you feel better.

Sep 29, 2021

EP320 – Otherness in Life and Law with Ellie Krug

Tune in for a truly life-changing podcast with Ellie Krug and open your heart and mind to embrace inclusion, acceptance, and compassion for the human condition we all try to survive.

Sep 22, 2021

EP319 – Onboarding New Employees

How to interview, train, and keep new hires for the win-win.

Sep 15, 2021

EP318 – Impostor Syndrome

Don't let it get you.

Sep 8, 2021

EP317 – Deposition Objections

Regain control in a deposition without the nuclear option.

Sep 1, 2021

EP316 – Men as Allies in the Workplace

Hear why enlisting men as allies is good for your career and the career of others.

Your Hosts
Amy Collignon Gunn

With a focus on personal injury cases, Amy Collignon Gunn is a caring, trial-tested lawyer serving clients...

Erica Blume Slater

As a compassionate and dedicated personal injury, medical negligence, and product liability lawyer, Erica Blume Slater provides...

Elizabeth S. Lenivy

Elizabeth Lenivy provides excellent, detailed representation in the areas of product liability, medical malpractice, and personal injury....

Mary Simon

Mary Simon is a devoted advocate of the injured, particularly those suffering from serious injuries related to...

Elizabeth McNulty

As a dedicated and passionate advocate, Elizabeth always goes the extra mile to ensure that her clients...

Megan Crowe

As a compassionate and dedicated business litigation, personal injury, medical negligence, product liability, and class action lawyer,...