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Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer is an award-winning podcast covering relevant, contemporary news from a legal perspective. Hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams invite industry professionals to examine current events and recent rulings in discussions that raise contemplative questions for those involved in the legal industry. Launched in 2005, Lawyer 2 Lawyer is one of the longest-running podcasts on the Internet.

Jan 14, 2008
Two Good Books for Lawyers

Many lawyers out there are writing books to benefit their peers in the law, whether it is through giving advice or educating by writing about the history of law. On Lawyer2Lawyer, we will feature two attorneys who have recently written books that will appeal to attorneys worldwide. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and...

Jan 7, 2008
Predictions for 2008

2007- What a year it was! Now, what’s in store for 2008? Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, welcome returning guest, Stephen L. Kaplan, part-time seer and full-time partner in the Orange County California office of Hicks, Mims, Kaplan and Burns, as they present, “The 3rd Annual Predictions Show”. Bob &...

Dec 21, 2007
Holiday Show – Helping our Veterans

On this special Holiday edition of Lawyer2Lawyer, Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, will profile the work of those who help others not only during the holiday season, but year-round. Bob and Craig welcome Nicholas Henry, two-time Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and co–founder and administrative director from the John Marshall Law...

Dec 17, 2007
Blackwater

Blackwater Worldwide is the largest private security firm protecting U.S. diplomats in Iraq and they face a number of allegations including the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians. Join Law.com blogger J. Craig Williams as he takes a closer look along with the experts: Professor Jordan Paust, law professor from the University of Houston Law...

Dec 6, 2007
Faith & the Law

From Presidential hopefuls trying to “out-faith” each other on the campaign trail to law schools spreading their faith in the classroom, faith is all around us. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, call on the experts, Dean Jeffrey A. Brauch, from the Regent University School of Law and Rob Boston, assistant...

Dec 3, 2007
The Daniel Tavares Case: Legal and Political Deja Vu

Join Attorneys J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, co-hosts and and Law.com bloggers for legal analysis on the Tavares case, and the effect this case may have on Mitt Romney’s run for the Presidency. Was the Massachusetts judge who released Daniel Tavares from prison within bounds? Lawyer 2 Lawyer welcomes Attorney and WBZ News reporter...

Nov 20, 2007
The Vioxx Settlement

Just last week, Merck & Co. decided to settle tens of thousands of claims for $4.85 billion from patients who took the powerful painkiller Vioxx. Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, as they talk to the experts and take us inside the Vioxx settlement. Lawyer2Lawyer welcomes Attorney Thomas V. Girardi...

Nov 16, 2007
Downloading Music Illegally and the Role of the RIAA

From musicians speaking out about the effect illegal downloading is having on the industry, to college students being sued, the issue of illegal music downloading is all around us. Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, as they turn to the experts: Attorney Richard L. Gabriel, from the firm, Holme Roberts...

Nov 7, 2007
The Early Release of William Flynn

William Flynn, the teenage lover who murdered Pamela Smart’s husband in 1990 is asking a judge to reduce his prison sentence 11 years before he is set to become eligible for parole in 2018. Join Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, as they talk to the experts, Attorney Marsha Kazarosian and...

Oct 31, 2007
The Southern California Fires

The California wildfires ripped through parts of Southern California last week destroying anything in their path and leaving many homeless. Join Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, as they get first-hand accounts from three San Diego Lawyers affected by the fires: Attorney Mark C. Zebrowski and Katherine L. Parker both from...

Oct 23, 2007
Both Sides of a Federal Investigation

If a firm or company finds itself being investigated by the government what should it do? How does it prepare if one day the feds come knocking? Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi turn to Roscoe C. Howard, Jr., who has been on both sides of federal investigations as a Washington-based...

Oct 10, 2007
2 Year Anniversary with Dean Chemerinsky and Chancellor Drake

It is official! This is the 2 year Anniversary Show of Lawyer 2 Lawyer! The past two years have been action-packed, covering a wide range of topics from controversial Supreme Court rulings and the effects of Global Warming to the power of E-discovery and the popularity of International Law. To help celebrate this momentous occasion,...

Oct 3, 2007
The Magic Circle

The latest Global 100 report shows the top U.K. firms growing, with a surge in profitability and it is creating quite a stir here in the States. The Magic Circle quintet—5 elite law firms are looking at world domination when it comes to global business and law. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss the...

Oct 1, 2007
Legal Ethics and Marketing Behind Lawyer Ranking Sites

Many questions remain when it comes to lawyer ranking websites: What are the legal ethics issues? Are they credible? Does money play a part in upping a lawyer’s rank? Is it simply a popularity contest amongst peers? On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss the legal ethics and marketing that surround law ranking websites and...

Sep 20, 2007
China’s Toy Recall

The term, “Made in China” has come under a lot of scrutiny as of late. The latest worldwide toy recall has created huge image problems for Chinese-manufactured goods. Today on Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss the toy recall, the effect of the recall on the global economy and the fate of global outsourcing. Law.com...

Sep 12, 2007
Lawyers Without Borders and Human Rights

There are many attorneys who are giving back to their communities, whether it is through pro bono work locally or internationally or donating their time and money to help those in need through their humanitarian efforts. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss how attorneys are helping others overseas and will be concentrating on those...

Sep 6, 2007
Age Discrimination in the Legal Profession

Many senior attorneys or “gray” lawyers are often forced into retirement by their firms or left jobless facing big decisions with their futures in the law. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer we will discuss age discrimination in the legal profession. Are older lawyers being pushed out? What alternatives are there for senior lawyers? What is being...

Aug 23, 2007
Baseball Law

Steroids scandals, homerun balls, suing for slander—Baseball has become a hotbed of legal activity. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, will discuss what is new in Baseball Law, the reputation of Major League Baseball and preferential treatment of baseball players. Lawyer 2 Lawyer welcomes two of the...

Aug 15, 2007
Big Dig Indictment

A company indicted for involuntary manslaughter? It raises interesting, timely legal questions involving the company that provided the epoxy blamed in the fatal Big Dig tunnel collapse in Boston killing a woman in a car. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, Law.com blogger and host, J. Craig Williams welcomes David Frank, News Reporter from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly...

Aug 8, 2007
Legal Funding

Legal funding barely existed just a few short years ago and now is perhaps the fastest emerging financial trend in the legal business community. On Lawyer2Lawyer, Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, will explore what’s new in the industry of legal funding, talk to a plaintiff attorney about what goes into...

Aug 2, 2007
Climate Change Issues

The environment has taken center stage in the media, politics, throughout our households and how we live. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss recent legislation developments, the presence of global warming awareness and the operation of carbon credit trading dynamics. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, welcome David J. Hayes,...

Jul 26, 2007
YouTube and the Law

YouTube has played a huge part in getting a message out. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will look at the vitality of YouTube as a business and marketing tool . We’ll see how law firms are dealing with the popularity of this technology and using it to one-up the competition. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J....

Jul 19, 2007
Lawyer Depression

Depression among attorneys is becoming a serious problem in a high stress profession. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we focus on the topic of lawyers and their personal battles outside the court room, specifically in the area of mental health and substance abuse with some first hand accounts. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and...

Jul 11, 2007
AVVO’s Reaction

Avvo executives speak out on this week’s Lawyer2Lawyer with co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi. Hear Avvo CEO and President, Mark Britton and VP of Products & Marketing, Paul Bloom with their reactions to our previous podcast about Avvo, the newest lawyer rating service against which a class action suit has...

Jun 28, 2007
This Week’s Supreme Court Rulings and Wrap-up

A big week for the U.S. Supreme Court with five rulings involving free speech, religion and campaign finance. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we discuss them and look ahead to upcoming SUPCO action. Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi with the experts: Tony Mauro, Supreme Court correspondent for Legal Times, American...

Jun 21, 2007
Pet Food Contamination, Property Damage and Product Liability

On March 16, 2007, Ontario-based Menu Foods recalled more than 60 million cans and pouches of pet food that it marketed under a variety of brand names. Many pets across the States became ill or even died. Join Law.com blogggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi as they discuss the pet food recall,...

Jun 18, 2007
Avvo Class Action

The online numerical ranking system of lawyers, Avvo, launched last week with mixed reviews. Many attorneys complained about Avvo‘s information and some even called it a popularity contest. Two Seattle attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit against Avvo. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we discuss thoughts about the product, the class action suit, competition among...

Jun 6, 2007
Legal Liability and the TB Scare

A 31-year-old personal injury lawyer out of Atlanta, Andrew Speaker, stirred up an international public health emergency when he traveled to Europe after being diagnosed with a drug resistant form of tuberculosis. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will talk about the legal liability of this specific case. What can happen to Andrew Speaker legally? Can...

Jun 4, 2007
Cultural Differences Between Legal Systems

Today on Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will talk to three attorneys to discuss their trip and ask them about the development of the legal system in China, what they learned and what they are bringing back to our legal system here in the States. We will also speak to another attorney who will give us...

May 23, 2007
Celebrity Criminal Cases

On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we are going to discuss “Celebrity Criminal Cases.” Why is the public so fascinated with seeing our stars in trouble? Is there special treatment when it comes to celebrities faced with legal problems or is it just the opposite. Does media coverage help or hurt a case or the image of...

May 16, 2007
Lawyer Advertising

This month, verbal chaos ensued when the all-female law firm, Fetman, Garland & Associates, put up a racy 20 ft billboard in a trendy Chicago neighborhood, reading “Life is Short. Get a Divorce.” Today on Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we are going to discuss this controversial ad and question whether the firm went too far. We...

May 10, 2007
Legal Wikis

On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will explore the world of “Legal Wikis.” Are they helping or hurting the law? What does the future hold for Wikis? Are we reshaping years and years of facts through the click of a button? Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi as they hear from...

May 2, 2007
Patent Law and the Supreme Court

Two important Supreme Court rulings in patent cases this week KSR International Vs. Teleflex Inc., and Microsoft vs. AT&T. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we discuss the decisions and talk to the experts about what this holds for the future of patent law. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome guests, Matthew...

Apr 30, 2007
Legal Liability & Virginia Tech

On April 16, 2007, the tragedy at Virginia Tech rattled the world. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will turn to the experts and discuss the issue of legal liability and the Virginia Tech shootings. Should University officials have done more to prevent the gunman? Does a recent Virginia Law prevent Universities from throwing out a...

Apr 18, 2007
Past & Future: Lawyer-Presidents

More than half of the 43 US Presidents have been lawyers! On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we look back throughout history and reflect on the lawyers who used their legal background as a springboard to reach our Nation’s highest office, and compare the backgrounds of the current list of lawyer candidates like Clinton, Edwards and Obama....

Apr 13, 2007
Legal Issues & the Imus Controversy

On his April 4th show, Don Imus, controversial radio host, went on the air and made derogatory remarks about the Rutgers’ women’s basketball team that caused a groundswell of controversy. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will ask our experts what the legal issues are in this controversy. Are there legal issues or are there social...

Apr 9, 2007
InternetBar.org

Some lawyers can be “set in their ways” or “old-fashioned” when it comes to technology. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will take a look inside InternetBar.org and the InternetBar.org Institute and discuss how an online bar aims to shape the future of law worldwide. Law.com blogger and host Bob Ambrogi welcomes board members from InternetBar.org,...

Mar 29, 2007
The Misconceptions of E-Discovery

Today, e-discovery has become vital to attorneys and to their law businesses, however, some misconceptions exist such as Microsoft Vista’s effect on e-discovery. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, Bob Ambrogi talks with the experts, Stephen D. Whetstone, Esq., VP of Client Development & Strategy for Stratify and Attorney Craig Ball, trial attorney and computer forensics examiner,...

Mar 22, 2007
The 2007 ABA Tech Show

Today on Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will be giving a preview of what’s new in the world of tech by taking you to the 2007 ABA Tech Show, taking place this week, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. We will be discussing the latest in tech gadgets, the education and training sessions offered at...

Mar 14, 2007
International Constitutional Law & Counter-terrorism

With the invasion of Iraq and the adoption of a new constitution in Iraq, we have stepped into the arena of International Constitutional Law. In a post 9/11 world, we have also been introduced to the importance of Counter-terrorism. Today on Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will explore International Constitutional Law, the countries involved, the many...

Mar 7, 2007
Bench & the Bar

In the world of law, Judges and attorneys have been working side by side throughout history. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will turn to our expert judges to discover what they look for in an attorney and what they expect. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Judge William W. Bedsworth,...

Feb 23, 2007
The Supreme Court & Phillip Morris

In the recent case, Philip Morris USA v. Williams, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the corporate giant in a punitive damage suit. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss the power of the tobacco industry and big business, the Supreme Court justices and this controversial ruling. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts J. Craig Williams...

Feb 15, 2007
The Libby Trial & Freedom of Speech

The First Amendment and freedom of the press are front and center in the “Scooter” Libby Trial. On Lawyer2Lawyer, we take a look at all the issues and discuss shield laws as well as bloggers in the courtroom. Attorneys and Law.com legal bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, co-hosts of Lawyer2Lawyer, discuss the twists...

Feb 9, 2007
The Boston Terror Hoax

Last week, a guerilla marketing stunt headed by Turner Broadcasting went horribly wrong resulting in complete chaos in the city of Boston. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi turn to expert, BU Professor of Law, Professor David Rossman to discuss this hot topic. Has guerilla marketing gone...

Jan 24, 2007
Part-Time GCs and their New Role

Bombarded by technology and issues of backdating stock options and fraud, how can General Counsel be an expert in everything? In this show, we discuss the popularity of hiring part-time GCs and the new role of the GC as the ‘superhero’ of the company. Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi...

Jan 19, 2007
The Power of E-Discovery

Most recently, some major companies have found themselves being investigated by authorities and many of them are discovering that they are losing the battle on how they handle their emails and important corporate documents. In this show, we will be discussing the recent issues plaguing companies and firms, the power of e-discovery, the world of...

Jan 12, 2007
International Employment Law

Global business has raised the importance of International Employment Law. And Coast to Coast welcomes a global list of guests on this topic. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi introduce us to an attorney from the U.S., and employment law practitioners from the UK, Germany and France to discuss the many...

Jan 4, 2007
Legal Predictions for 2007

Happy New Year! Join co-hosts and Law.com bloggers J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi as they ring in the New Year and welcome back last year’s guests for Coast to Coast’s “2nd Annual Predictions Show.” Bob & Craig take a look back on the year that was and make predictions for the year ahead. C2C...

Dec 20, 2006
Celebrating the Holidays with the Year in Review

It’s about that time of the year where we put as aside the legal briefs, slip out of the courthouse, turn up those holiday tunes and spread some holiday cheer. Today on Coast to Coast, Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi will start the show off by taking a look at...

Dec 14, 2006
A Day in the Life of a JAG Officer in Iraq

The world of a JAG officer is a challenging one. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi will turn to Major John A. Engels and discuss his role as a JAG officer stationed in Iraq, his experience over there and a look to the future. In 1998 Major John A. Engels was...

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