Your Hosts
Sam Glover

Sam Glover is the founder and Editor in Chief of Lawyerist.com. Sam helps lawyers understand the economic, demographic, and...

Aaron Street

Aaron Street is the co-founder and CEO of Lawyerist.com. In addition to his work growing Lawyerist’s community of small firm...

Lisa Needham

Lisa Needham is the Deputy Editor of Lawyerist.com, the Editor-in-Chief of Bitter Lawyer, teaches legal writing at Mitchell Hamline...

“[The Steven Avery case] was important in raising serious structural questions about how we administer justice in Wisconsin.” —Dean Strang

On this podcast, Sam talks with Dean Strang, the attorney who represented Steven Avery in the case that formed the basis for Netflix’s Making a Murderer documentary. They discuss how Strang came to represent Avery and how an attorney makes a decision to take a case that will be all-consuming.

Dean Strang is a trial attorney at Strang Bradley, a four-person firm in Wisconsin. Strang was featured in the Netflix ten-part documentary, Making a Murderer. The documentary followed Strang’s representation of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who initially served 18 years in prison for a wrongful sexual assault conviction. Two years after Avery was released, he was accused of murder. Strang represented Avery in that trial, which lasted over a year.

Episode Details
Published: May 25, 2016
Podcast: Lawyerist Podcast
Podcast
Lawyerist Podcast
Lawyerist Podcast

The Lawyerist Podcast is a weekly show about lawyering and law practice hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street.

Listen & Subscribe
  Apple Podcasts
  Google Play
More Episodes
08/15/18
#185: Acting Like a Law Firm Owner, with Jordan Furlong

Jordan Furlong talks about the difference between owning a law firm and working for one and how knowing the difference can help law firms...

08/08/18
#184: Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, with Amy Morin

Amy Morin talks about what it means to be mentally strong and the steps it takes to get there.

08/01/18
#183: Rethinking Substance Abuse & Addiction, with Jeff Glover

Jeff Glover talks about substance abuse and addiction—what it is and what treatment looks like.

07/25/18
#182: The State of the Legal Profession, with Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass talks about some of issues facing the legal industry in 2018 and how the ABA is responding those issues.

07/18/18
#181: Legal Bots for Your Law Practice, with Tom Martin

Tom Martin talks about the chatbot fad and how chatbots are being implemented, and not just as gimmicks.

07/11/18
#180: Onboarding New Employees, with Ashley Cox

Guest Ashley Cox on what onboarding new employees means, why it matters, and what it looks like in a business.