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Comedian Alex Boardman and Barrister Chris Kehoe, discuss English Criminal Law whilst sat in a Ford Mondeo. A comedic look at some of the most famous criminal cases in English Law with legal expert and barrister Chris Kehoe, and comedian Alex Boardman. In every episode Chris will guide us through a famous area in English Criminal Law. He will explain the facts of the case, set out the legal principles the case raises and offer insight into the reasons behind the verdicts of the judges who pr ...
 
JDHD is the podcast for lawyers with ADHD (whether they know they have it or not). Hosted by Marshall Lichty—a lawyer, consultant, coach, and author with ADHD—this twice-weekly podcast shares Marshall's tips from his journey as a sometimes-struggling lawyer, always-creative thinker, usually-awesome dad, and passionate writer and consultant. JDHD brings you interviews with therapists, coaches, and healthcare professionals, productivity and time-management experts, and lawyers who live the ADD ...
 
The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us ...
 
Kristin DiBiase, J.D., is a former law school and NCAA administrator sharing insider secrets on life, career and classes, to level the playing field for law students of color, first-generation law students, and law students with ADHD. Get candid advice (including what law schools don't want you to know!) and proven, science-driven academic strategies made for anyone who wants to learn how to optimize their law school experience for maximum results.
 
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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing the ins and outs of the 3L job market with our guest Sadie Jones. We take a look at recruiting in BigLaw firms, as well as government and public interest organizations and in-house options at smaller firms. In this episode we discuss: Who might be looking for a job as a 3L? How…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 45 featuring Joshua Goldberg, Founder and Principal Lawyer at Joshua Goldberg Law in Toronto, Ontario. We discuss Joshua's lawyer story and what it was like to spend five years in Asia, Australia and Africa before settling down to the practice of law. We further talk about why Joshua started his own firm and the r…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we cover two hearsay exceptions -- government/public records and business records. You can find more on the topic of hearsay and related exceptions in episodes 261 and 271. In this episode we discuss: A review of the definition of hearsay The elements of the business records except…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 44 featuring Leo Shalit, Founding Partner of Jacobs, Layliev, Graham & Shalit in New York. We discuss Leo's move from Saint Petersburg, Russia to the United States at a young age and what turn of events prompted Leo to become a lawyer rather than a dentist. We further discuss what Leo's experience in combat sports…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In this week's episode, as part of our "Listen and Learn" series, we're talking about an important area of Constitutional Law -- the Fourteenth Amendment. Specifically, we take a look at procedural due process, substantive due process, and equal protection. In this episode we discuss: A review of the …
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 43 featuring Edward Lake, Founding Partner of The Lake Law Firm, Gacovino Lake, and Founder of Persist Communications Software. We discuss Ed's time in the garment district of New York City, his years working in sales and making the transition into law school. We also discuss Ed's book on mass torts and why he fou…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing a topic that almost everyone has to focus on at one point or another - money! Join us as we talk through debt, savings, investments, and retirement planning with our special guest Carrie Friedberg - a certified financial coach, financial behavior specialist, and founder of SF M…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 42 featuring Kyle Newman, third-generation plaintiff's personal injury attorney at James Newman P.C. in Bronx, New York. We discuss Kyle's lawyer story and how he achieved a victorious jury verdict fresh out of law school, propelling him into his successful career as a trial attorney. We also discussed how the COV…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about how virtual summer jobs went last year and what to think about if you're going to be working this summer. In this episode we discuss: Are summer jobs likely to be virtual or in-person this year? How did last year's virtual summer job…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 41 featuring Sankeetha Selvarajah, attorney, investor and consultant. Sankeetha is the Managing Attorney and Shareholder of Selvarajah Law P.C., a practice with an emphasis on general business law and mergers and acquisitions. We discuss Sankeetha's lawyer story and how she nearly attended medical school but shift…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing an issue related to civil procedure -- the Erie Doctrine. We look at a step-by-step approach for answering questions in this area of the law when they show up on an essay or in a multiple choice question. In this episode we discuss: What is the Erie Doctrine? How and when the E…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about getting to know the people that will help you get your work done when you start a legal job. In this episode we discuss: The different kinds of support staff in a legal office Communicating with other departments in the office Should you …
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 40 featuring Mitra Ahouraian, founder and principal attorney at Ahouraian Law, a full-service corporate and entertainment law firm based in Los Angeles, California. We discuss Mitra's lawyer story and how self-determination has always played a major role in her life. Mitra is known for offering fierce but fair leg…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're focusing on criminal procedure, specifically two constitutional protections afforded to accused persons by the 5th Amendment – the privilege against self-incrimination, and Miranda rights. In this episode we discuss: Rules and scope of the privilege against self-incrimination The three wa…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 39 featuring Eloa J. Celedon, Principal Attorney at Celedon Law in Marlborough, Massachusetts. We discuss Eloa's experience relocating from Brazil to Massachusetts with her Chilean parents and living her life dedicated to the service of other people. This experience led Eloa to become the owner of her own law firm…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we are talking about getting ready to start law school this year, and specifically, how to frame it for yourself during a time affected by pandemic restrictions. In this episode we discuss: Creating new habits Things to focus on when you're trying anything new What you can do now if you're star…
 
Barrister Chris Kehoe shifts his attention to an aspect of the proposed Policing Bill which has not been widely reported; the new powers which Police would have when it comes to dealing with Travellers. It's all starting to feel a bit 1930's Germany... There's also riffs about Wind Turbines, Scrappy fucking Doo, Homes Under The Hammer, and at the e…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 38 featuring Ali Katz, Founder/CEO at New Law Business Model + Eyes Wide Open Life. We discuss graduating first in her class at Georgetown Law, entering big law before leaving to start her own law firm, which she grew from scratch into a 7-figure business in just 3 years. Further, we talk about The New Law Busines…
 
This is part 2 of my conversation with Tayla and Adair, solicitors at Kāhui legal, in which we talk about issues and experiences in law that matter most to them. These include their experiences of admission, of some misguided and tokenistic ways firms attempt to improve diversity in the profession, and of bringing te reo and Tikanga Māori into the …
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing the elements of two intentional torts - namely, assault and battery. We also cover specific scenarios demonstrating when these torts can occur. In this episode we discuss: Unpacking the elements of assault and battery Are threatening words enough to be considered an assault? So…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about what you can learn from a summer job that maybe wasn't your first choice, or that seems like a great fit but ends up less than ideal once you start working. In this episode we discuss: Valuable skills you can get out of a summer position,…
 
This episode is Part 1 of a two part conversation with Tayla and Adair, two solicitors at Kāhui Legal. In this part we talk about their experiences of law school and their careers so far - what it has been like (excellent!) and how they made the decisions they did (through thoughtful experimentation!). Tayla and Adair also contributed a chapter to …
 
There is news in the New Lawyer Project world: LexisNexis has published a book by me! It is called The New Lawyer Companion: Essays on law, life and humanity and collects her previous writing together with new work. Listen to the episode or read the brand new "book" page on the website for more information. Available to the public later in 2021!…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 37 featuring Brian LaBovick, Founder & CEO at LaBovick Law Group, Warriors for Justice, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Brian recalls his first experience in the courtroom as a high schooler cross examining a police officer and the subsequent meeting in the judge's chamber that led to his revelation that being a t…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! If you are sitting for the bar this year or next, your exam will likely still look different than pre-COVID times. Today we are discussing strategies for optimal preparation for the 2021 or 2022 bar, whether you choose to sit in a state with an in-person exam, or decide to take it online. In this epis…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 36 featuring Danielle Snell, Co-Founder & Principal at Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell in Melbourne, Australia. We discuss Danielle's lawyer story and how the senior litigator pivoted after 15 years at a firm to launch her own in the midst of a global pandemic while seven months pregnant. Danielle tells us about he…
 
After the tragic murder of Sarah Everard earlier this week, and the furore surrounding the policing of the vigil held on Clapham Common in her honour just two days ago, public attention turns to the controversial Policing Bill which faces an early vote in Parliament today. What amendments to the Public Order Act 1986 does the Bill seek to make? Who…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing a popular exam topic from Constitutional Law -- the First Amendment. In particular, we're looking at when, where, and how the government can regulate speech through content-neutral time, place, and manner restrictions. In this episode we discuss: Situations in which the First A…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones with us to talk about all of the non-academic aspects of the job hunt -- in other words, what legal employers are looking at, besides just grades. In this episode we discuss: What are the non-academic experiences/abilities/activities you can think about h…
 
The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 35 featuring Siddharth Marwah, Senior Associate at Khaitan & Co in New Delhi, India. We discuss Siddharth's profound interest in corporate law and private equity deals and why he pursued that area of law when his grandfather was a reputable senior criminal advocate. We also discuss Siddharth's campaign and whether…
 
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have our career consultant Sadie Jones back with us to share tips about dealing with mistakes in the workplace and during the job application process. In this episode we discuss: Common mistakes that happen in the job search context and how to handle them Can these types of mistakes be avoid…
 
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