Featured Guest
David Lat

David Lat is the founder and managing editor of Above the Law, an online publication that critically analyzes and...

Your Host
Laurence Colletti

Laurence Colletti serves as the producer at Legal Talk Network where he combines his passion for web-based media with...

Episode Notes

On May 13, Above the Law founder and managing editor David Lat gave a presentation for the Colorado Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society in Denver, Colorado. In the presentation, called “Above the Law, Underneath Their Robes, and Everything In Between: David Lat’s Supreme Ambitions”, Lat discussed his path through careers as a law clerk, lawyer, and legal blog founder and editor.

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviewed Lat about his new book, Supreme Ambitions, before the presentation. Lat shared how his own career shaped the characters in the book and to what degree political views, race, gender, and sexual preferences factor into relationships between law clerks and judges in real life. Additionally, Colletti and Lat examined the importance of friendship and family and the psyche of young lawyers who often compromise personal relationships for career ambitions. Tune in for the author’s inside perspective.

Newsletter

Notify me when there’s a new episode!

Episode Details
Published: June 4, 2015
Podcast: On the Road
Podcast
On the Road
On the Road

Recorded on the conference floor, "On the Road" includes highlights and interviews from popular legal events.

Listen & Subscribe
Recent Episodes
07/19/19
AALL 2019: State of the Profession Report

Femi Cadmus and Greg Lambert canvass the American Association of Law Libraries’ landmark State of the Profession Report.

07/16/19
AALL 2019: Fastcase 20th Anniversary

Ed Walters and Phil Rosenthal celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Fastcase.

06/24/19
Elevate 2019: Using Data, Process Review & KPIs to Drive Growth and Productivity

Jack Newton, Mary Juetten, and Patrick Palace discuss how data, processes, and KPIs can help law firms drive growth and productivity.

06/24/19
Elevate 2019: Cannabis Law

A panel of guests join OTR to discuss cannabis law, review different rules and regulations around the country and discuss about Colorado’s legalization of...

06/24/19
Elevate 2019: Legal Services and the Future

Jeff Bell and Mike Turpen talk about their thoughts on the future of legal services and what they're working on with LegalShield to help...

06/24/19
Elevate 2019: Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready

Glen Mulready talks about what it's like to be the insurance commissioner in Oklahoma, why he chose to pursue public office, and discusses Oklahoma's...