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July 21, 2021

#028: Judge Robert Bacharach - Federal Appeals Court Judge

In this episode I speak with Judge Robert Bacharach who is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Prior to becoming a federal appeals court judge in 2013, Judge Bachara...

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July 14, 2021

#027: Megan Siddall - White Collar Litigator, Founder and Managing Pa…

In this episode I speak with Megan Siddall who is a founder and the managing partner of the women-owned, Boston-based, criminal litigation boutique Miner Siddall LLP. Her practice focuses primarily on white collar criminal de...

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July 7, 2021

#026: David Lat - Legal Commentator

In this episode I speak with legal commentator David Lat. For more than a decade David has been one of the country's foremost legal commentators and legal bloggers. He started his legal blogging career with the blog Underneat...

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June 30, 2021

#025: Robert Tembeckjian - New York Chief Judicial Ethics Enforcement…

In this episode I speak with Robert Tembeckjian, the Administrator and Counsel at the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct. The Commission is the independent state agency responsible for reviewing complaints of ethic...

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June 23, 2021

#024: Patrice Sulton - Criminal Justice Reformer, Civil Rights Lawyer…

In this episode I speak with Patrice Sulton, the Founder and Executive Director of the DC Justice Lab, a nonprofit dedicated to researching, organizing, and advocating for large-scale change to Washington D.C.'s criminal just...

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June 14, 2021

#023: Matthew Blumenstein - Litigation Finance Director and Underwrit…

In this episode I speak with Matt Blumenstein, the Head of Underwriting and Deputy General Counsel at Statera Capital, a leading commercial litigation financing firm based in Chicago, Illinois. At Statera, Matt is responsible...

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June 3, 2021

#022: Karen Vladeck - Employment Lawyer and Podcaster

In this episode I speak with Karen Vladeck , an employment lawyer at the law firm Wittliff Cutter PLLC based in Austin, Texas. Karen represents corporate, start-up, and non-profit clients in the resolution of employment dispu...

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June 1, 2021

#021: Panel Opinion (Special) - How To Succeed as a Legal Intern or S…

In most episodes of the How I Lawyer Podcast I interview individual lawyers about what they do, why they do it, and how they do it well. This special episode is a little bit different. It is the first in …

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May 27, 2021

#020: Collin Seguin - Insurance Lawyer

In this episode I speak with Collin Seguin, an insurance lawyer and business executive at Travelers Insurance in Hartford, Connecticut. Collin currently serves as the Assistant Vice President and Regional Director for the Sub...

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May 11, 2021

#019: Kannon Shanmugam - Supreme Court Advocate

In this episode I speak with Kannon Shanmugam who is a Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP where he is both the Chair of the Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group and the Managing Partner of the …

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May 4, 2021

#018: Paul Grewal - Cryptocurrency Chief Legal Officer, Tech Lawyer, …

In this episode I speak with Paul Grewal who currently serves as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in the United States where he and his team were recently respon...

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April 26, 2021

#017: Mark Joseph Stern - Legal Journalist

In this episode I speak with Mark Joseph Stern who is a legal analyst and the Supreme Court Correspondent for Slate magazine. He is also the author of the book, American Justice 2019: The Roberts Court Arrives. Mark is a …

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April 14, 2021

#016: Liz Glazer - Law Professor Turned Comedian and Actress

In this episode I speak with Liz Glazer who is a former lawyer and tenured law professor who is now a full-time, professional stand-up comedian and actress. Liz is graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University...

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March 31, 2021

#015: Pia Owens - In-House Technology Lawyer

In this episode I speak with Pia Owens. Pia has worked as a technology lawyer at a big law firm, in state government, and now for a technology company based in Massachusetts where she is responsible for commercial agreements,...

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March 24, 2021

#014: Ken Basin - Entertainment Lawyer and Business Affairs Executive

In this episode I speak with Ken Basin. Ken is a seasoned Hollywood lawyer who is currently the Executive Vice President and Head of Business Affairs at Paramount Television Studios. He began his legal career at the law firm ...

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March 16, 2021

#013: Tiffany Wright - Civil Rights Lawyer and Clinic Director

In this episode I speak with Tiffany Wright. Tiffany is the Co-Director of the Howard University Law School's Human and Civil Right's Clinic. Tiffany is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the Georgetown University L...

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March 9, 2021

#012: Phil Weiser - Colorado Attorney General

In this episode I speak with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser about his career in public service. Attorney General Weiser is a graduate of Swarthmore College and NYU Law School. After graduation he clerked for Judge Ebel...

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March 2, 2021

#011: Joshua Fiveson - Military Lawyer and Former State Supreme Court…

In this episode I speak with Lieutenant Joshua Fiveson, Senior Appellate Counsel in the Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps and former law clerk on the Texas State Supreme Court and the military's highest court, the United St...

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Feb. 16, 2021

#010: Juvaria Khan - Founder and Director of the Appellate Project No…

In this episode I speak with Juvaria Khan, the founder and director of the Appellate Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering law students of color to thrive in the appellate field. In our conversation we di...

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Feb. 9, 2021

#009: Andrew Trask - Scientist Turned Patent Litigator

In this episode I speak with Andrew Trask, a Partner at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington D.C. where he practices patent litigation. Andrew has played practically every professional role in the patent process. He started ...

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Feb. 2, 2021

#008: Khalida Sims - Public Defender

In this episode I speak with Khalida Sims, an Assistant Federal Defender in the Northern District of Ohio in Cleveland. Before her current position she worked as a public defender in Cuyahoga County, Ohio for seven years. In ...

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Jan. 26, 2021

#007: Zarena Sita - Assistant State's Attorney

In this episode I speak with Zarena Sita who is an Assistant State's Attorney in Baltimore County, Maryland. In our conversation, we discuss her path to becoming a prosecutor, how she reviews case files, makes plea offers, an...

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Jan. 19, 2021

#006: Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle - Federal District Court Judge (Retir…

In this episode I speak with Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle . Judge Huvelle recently retired from the bench after twenty years of service on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (federal trial court) and t...

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Jan. 10, 2021

#005: Nick Boyle - Accomplished International Litigator

In this episode I speak with Nick Boyle who is a litigation partner at Latham & Watkin’s Washington D.C. Office. Before that he was a litigator at Williams & Connolly for almost twenty years. Nick hails from Scotland and cam...

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