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Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Looks Up At A Down Economy In Law Firms
Layoffs in the legal profession have been in the news lately, but downsizing from the top? More experienced attorneys, even senior partners in some larger law firms are not as secure in their jobs as they once were in what may be more signs of practicing law as a business. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Ed Poll, a recognized expert and author in law practice management and Stephen E. Seckler, president of Seckler Legal Consulting, to discuss the new benchmarks the legal profession is seeing in job performance and what the business of law may look like in the future.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Huddles On College Quarterback vs. EA Sports and NCAA
This month, former Nebraska quarterback Sam Keller filed a lawsuit against EA Sports and its partner, the NCAA, claiming they illegally used the likenesses of college athletes in video games without sharing profits with players. Please join my co-host Bob Ambrogi as he welcomes Peter Goplerud, Dean and Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law and Clay Travis, attorney, former editor at Deadspin.com and writer for FanHouse.com, to discuss the legal issues behind this lawsuit and how athletes can legally protect their image.
Lawyer to Lawyer Internet Radio Reviews Judge Sotomayor's Nomination To High Court
Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we discuss the Sotomayor nomination with Professor Jenny Rivera, Director of Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality and Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law, and Professor Stephen Wermiel, Supreme Court expert and adjunct professor at American University Washington College. Together they offer a unique perspective on this important nomination. Click on the podcast link below to get the full story.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Sizes Up The Impact Of The Recession On Law Firms And Lawyers
The economic downturn has taken its toll on law firms, especially lawyers. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcome Attorney Skip Simpson from the Law Offices of Skip Simpson to explore the rash of suicides hitting the legal community and what law firms need to do to prevent them. Later in the program, we welcome Peter Zeughauser from the Zeughauser Group to take a look at the long-term changes in law practice caused by the recession.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Explores Asbestos Litigation
There has been a lot of talk in the mainstream media lately about a revival of sorts in asbestos litigation. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Kirk Hartley from the firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd and Attorney Steven Kazan Managing Partner at Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, to discuss the recent victory for W.R. Grace in a Montana trial, how attorneys have been filing cases in other states with friendlier courts and what is being done to put the asbestos litigation system on the right path.
Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Talks About Finding a New Souter
At the age of 69 and after 18 years on the Supreme Court, Justice David Souter made the announcement that he would be retiring from the Supreme Court at the end of this year's term in June. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Professor Daniel J. Meador, James Monroe Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Virginia School of Law and Kermit Roosevelt, Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School and Justice Souter's former law clerk, to reflect on Justice Souter's career, look at the potential list of replacements and the opportunity for President Obama to leave an imprint with his choice for the High Court.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Gets The List On Craigslist
Recently the popular online advertising site, Craigslist was in the spotlight after a medical student was accused of killing a Boston masseuse who advertised on the site. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Edward Wes, Outside Counsel for Craigslist, and David Ardia, fellow at the Berkman Center and director of the Citizen Media Law Project, to talk about regulations on online advertising sites and what is being done to monitor illegal activity on these sites.
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Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Walks the Plank
The first prosecution of a pirate in the U.S. in 100 years! The world watched closely as Richard Phillips, Captain of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship was rescued, after being held hostage by four Somali pirates. Please join me and my fellow Law.com blogger and co-host Bob Ambrogi, as we welcome piracy law expert, Professor Samuel P. Menefee, Maury Fellow at University of Virgina's Center for Ocean Law and Policy and Attorney Joseph R. McFaul from Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP and a retired Commander in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, to explore the legal issues on the high seas surrounding the Somali pirates, the future of the captured pirate and how this case could be a deterrent in other incidents of piracy.