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On the Road

Legal Talk Network On the Road covers the latest conferences, bar meetings, industry events, and trade shows. Often recorded live from the conference room floor our hosts interview bar presidents, committee and section chairs, and other leaders to offer an exclusive look at the biggest events in legal, as well as what is on the horizon for those who practice law.

Sep 21, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Tech Competence in the Modern Law Firm

A discussion on lawyer proficiency with currently available technology and the often overlooked skills gap present within the legal industry.

Sep 21, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Leveraging Tech to Compete with Big Law

Employing smart technology, what tech does for the legal environment, and the potential for small law and solos to step up in the marketplace.

Sep 21, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Practicing Abroad as a Foreign-Trained Lawyer

Kimberley Motley, the first and only foreign litigator working in Afghanistan, discusses her law firm and how culture influences the practice of the law.

Sep 20, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: What Lawyers Can Learn From Accountants

David Leary talks about the impact that embracing technology, adopting the cloud, and business innovations can have on legal industry earnings.

Sep 20, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Exploring Clio’s New Law Firm Index Report

Steven Silberbach and George Psiharis discuss the law firm index report and what this data reveals about the legal marketplace.

Sep 20, 2016
Clio Cloud 2016: Sharing Legal Trends Gathered with Clio

Rian Gauvreau on refinements coming to the software and collected legal trends that could help attorneys improve their law firms and legal practices.

Aug 12, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Overcoming Adversity to Pursue a Career in Law

Andrea Jarmon shares her story of working hard and the generous people who helped and encouraged her to pursue a law degree.

Aug 12, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: What’s Next? Tech’s Top Counsel Reveal All

Joe Patrice interviews chair and former chair of ABA Section of Science & Technology Law, Cynthia Cwik and Heather Rafter, at the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting.

Aug 12, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: North Carolina Voter and Election Laws After Shelby

Joe Patrice interviews North Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Pro Tempore Paul Stam about post-shelby voter and election laws.

Aug 11, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: President Linda Klein’s Year To Come

Lynae Tucker and Chris Morgan sit down with incoming ABA President Linda Klein, who is the 140th person to head the American Bar Association.

Aug 11, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: The Global Immigration Crisis

Joe Patrice speaks with Holly Cooper and Elisa Massimino about their conference panel covering legal issues surrounding the world immigration crisis.

Aug 11, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Emerging issues in Law Enforcement and National Security

Joe Patrice speaks with Gilman Louie, Marc Rotenberg, and Harvey Rishikof about emergent technology’s effect on law enforcement and national security.

Aug 11, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Korematsu v. United States

Kareem Aref speaks with Karen Korematsu of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute about her father’s landmark case, Korematsu v. United States.

Aug 11, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Law School and Writing Legal Dramas for Television

Sandy Gallant-Jones speaks with former federal prosecutor, producer, and author Jonathan Shapiro about his work writing legal dramas for television.

Aug 10, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: The Militarization of Law Enforcement

Panelists from the ABA Annual Meeting consider forward-thinking proposals to address the issue of increased police militarization.

Aug 10, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Outgoing President Paulette Brown’s Year in Review

Sandy Gallant-Jones and Kareem Aref, the 7th Circuit Governor and the chair for the ABA Law Student Division sit down with outgoing ABA President Paulette Brown at the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting.

Aug 10, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: America Votes

Joe Patrice interviews C. Robert Heath and Ben Griffith, contributing authors to the book “America Votes! A Guide to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights.”

Aug 9, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: The Current State of the Supreme Court

Joe Patrice talks with Rachel Moran and Nicole Austin-Hillery about the current state of the Supreme Court.

Aug 9, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Minefield in the Modern Employee Handbook

Producer Laurence Colletti interviews speakers from the conference’s panel “Minefield in the Modern Employee Handbook.”

Aug 9, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Driverless Cars

Joe Patrice interviews Bryant Walker Smith, Laura Ruettgers, and Stephen Wu about their conference presentation on driverless cars.

Aug 8, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Zika Virus

Joe Patrice interviews two Zika experts, Captain Ken Dominguez and James Hodge about why funding is the major hangup in American preparation for dealing with this virus.

Aug 5, 2016
ABA Annual Meeting 2016: Predicting and Preventing Terrorist Attacks

This time On the Road at the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting, hosts Sharon Nelson and John Simek speak with Electronic Frontier Foundation Executive Director Cindy Cohn, United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Federal Judge James Jones, and Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School Mohammed Hafez...

Aug 3, 2016
Special Announcement

Fans of Special Reports know that Legal Talk Network has been traveling the country interviewing speakers and other people of interest at legal conferences and events. As Special Reports has become a show all about recording live from the biggest events in legal, we’re changing the name! Special Reports is now On the Road with...

Jun 22, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: The International Law Division

Laurence Colletti speaks with The Florida Bar International Law Section Chair Eduardo Palmer about his division, international arbitration, and how the state has become a world center for international law.

Jun 22, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: The Public Interest Law Division

Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section incoming chair Sarah Sullivan talks with Legal Talk Network Executive Producer Laurence Colletti about her division, the joys of serving the public, and the challenges this type of law practice can bring.

Jun 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Criminal Law Update

Laurence Colletti talks with criminal defense attorney Denis deVlaming about his Florida Criminal Law Update at the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

Jun 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: The Young Lawyers Division

Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division President Gordon Glover and Young Lawyers Division President-Elect Designate Katherine Hurst Miller speak with Laurence Colletti about their division, what young attorneys aspire to today, and what to expect in the coming year.

Jun 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Dueling Dragons Outreach Program

Laurence Colletti sits down with Andrea Eliscu to talk about the success of her program, Dueling Dragons of Orlando.

Jun 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Government Lawyer Section

Government Lawyer Section Chair Michael Schmid joins host Laurence Colletti for a discussion about the projects his group is working on for the benefit of his fellow government lawyers.

Jun 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Elder Law Section

David Hook, the outgoing chair for the Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar, talks about serving the elderly, disabled, and individuals with special needs.

Jun 21, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Providing Legal Aid and Pro Bono Services

“Our country is a democracy because of the rule of law. When we don’t have justice for everybody, we don’t have justice for anyone.” – Bruce Blackwell At the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention, Kimberly Sanchez, Ericka Garcia, and Bruce Blackwell discuss legal aid and pro bono representation to help elderly, poor, veteran, disabled, and...

Jun 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Updates in Business Law

Laurence Colletti interviews Jay Kim, business litigator and member of The Florida Bar board of governors, about the updates in business law in Florida over the past year.

Jun 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Bankruptcy Update

Laurence Colletti sits down with attorney Barbara Leach to discuss her presentation for the Florida Law Update 2016 at the Annual Florida Bar Convention.

Jun 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: William Hubbard on the Future of Legal Technology

Adriana Linares and John Stewart interview Florida Bar Past President William Hubbard about addressing regulatory framework in a timely way to deal with the increasing online proliferation of legal service providers.

Jun 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Member Benefits Committee

Adriana Linares interviews Pete Sweeney, chair of the Member Benefits Committee of The Florida Bar, at the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

Jun 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Organizing The Event

Co-Chairs Melanie Griffin and Renée Thompson about the triumphs and challenges of organizing the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

Jun 20, 2016
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention: Past, Present, and Future Bar Presidents

Adriana Linares interviews Ben Hill, Ramon (Ray) Abadin, and Bill Schifino, three Florida Bar presidents, at the 2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention.

May 27, 2016
Evolve Law: The Future and Direction of Legal Technology

Executive Producer Laurence Colletti sits down to interview Evolve Law Co-Founder Mary Juetten and the Evolve Law Client Driven Technology Solutions panelists at the Legal Talk Network’s Denver studio.

May 27, 2016
Evolve Law: Orgorzaly’s Darwin Talk about Tech Disruptions in Law

In this Special Report, Lawbooth CEO Willy Orgorzaly gives a Darwin Talk, a 5 minute thought-provoking presentations meant to intrigue, excite and generate discussion, on how lawyers are adapting to changes in the legal profession at the Evolve Law Client Driven Technology Solutions event held at the Legal Talk Network’s Denver studio. Willy talks about...

May 27, 2016
Evolve Law: Client Driven Technology Solutions

The Evolve Law Client Driven Technology Solutions panelists on data security, advancements in artificial intelligence and legal tech, and how attorneys and technologists can work together to best shape the future of those advancements.

Apr 4, 2016
Beers, Bloggers, and Buzzers: Three Questions in 60 Seconds

During our recent trip to ABA TECHSHOW, we challenged 31 legal bloggers to answer three questions in 60 seconds at the Beer for Bloggers party in Chicago, Illinois. Some of them made it, some of them didn’t, and others were nearly disqualified. Participants who failed to make time or deviated from the “strict” rules (not...

Mar 23, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Keynote Speaker Cindy Cohn on NSA Mass Surveillance

At the ABA TECHSHOW, Cindy Cohn gave a keynote speech discussing the NSA, the fourth amendment, the Apple vs. FBI case, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Afterwards, she stopped by to discuss these very relevant topics with Legal Talk Network hosts Bob Ambrogi and Dennis Kennedy. They talk about how the NSA is gathering...

Mar 22, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Bringing Affordable Legal Services to the Masses

Helping to ensure that all citizens have a voice within the judicial system is a passion that inspires many to become lawyers. However, statistically, access to justice still remains an issue that the profession struggles. In this Special Report host Ray Abadin sits down with CEO and Founder of Avvo Inc. Mark Britton to discuss...

Mar 22, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Practicing Law in an Age of Mass Surveillance

What has changed for lawyers in this “post-Snowden” world? Although this topic could be discussed for days, we lightly touch on the main themes in this Special Report with David Lat, Ben Wizner, and host Sharon Nelson. Lat and Wizner summarize their ABA TECHSHOW 2016 presentation titled “Can They Hear Me Now? Practicing Law in...

Mar 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Collaboration Tools That Save You Time: Part 2

This Special Report continues the discussion of independent collaboration tools that streamline processes and reduce the time you spend working together. Adam Nguyen stops by to chat about these new tools with Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti during ABA TECHSHOW 2016. Adam, one of the hosts of the ‘Realtime Collaboration Isn’t Just for Conference...

Mar 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Microsoft Office Add-ins and Apps

There are so many features in Microsoft Office, it’s hard to imagine how additional add-ins could be necessary. But some of these integrated applications can specifically help lawyers. In this Special Report, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews lawyers and legal technology experts Bob Ambrogi and Catherine Sanders Reach about Microsoft Office tips you...

Mar 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Meaningful Presentations on a Budget

Do you want to create impressive and meaningful presentations without having ample finances? Get some advice from Mark Hindelang and Joshua Hoeppner in this episode of Special Reports with host Laurence Colletti. They stop by after their presentation “Champagne Presentations on a Beer Budget” at ABA TECHSHOW 2016 to share tips on staying organized and...

Mar 21, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Passing Your IT Security Audit

Cyber security experts Sherri Davidoff and Sharon Nelson spoke in a presentation titled “Passing Your IT Security Audit” at ABA TECHSHOW 2016. Before their presentation, they stop by to discuss the topic with Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti. Tune in to learn why more and more clients are demanding IT security audits from their...

Mar 18, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Collaboration Tools That Save You Time

Let’s face it. Email is inefficient when collaborating with multiple people on documents or projects. There are now independent collaboration tools that streamline processes and reduce the time you spend searching for information. Jonathan Tobin discusses these new tools with Jared Correia during ABA TECHSHOW 2016. One of the hosts of the presentation, “Realtime Collaboration...

Mar 18, 2016
ABA TECHSHOW 2016: Cloudy with a Chance of Automation

Legal technologists often recommend automation for lawyers, so they can use their valuable time practicing law rather than on data entry. In this Special Report, Jared Correia interviews Heidi Alexander, Joseph Bahgat, John Mayer, Larry Port, Jack Newton, and Andrew LeGrand, and presenters at ABA TECHSHOW 2016. They have a few laughs while giving listeners...

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Laurence Colletti

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