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The Trial Lawyer's College Podcast

Laurie Goodman

The Trial Lawyer's College talks to leading attorneys, TLC board members, and faculty about the ideas and the issues that are affecting trial lawyers today. The weekly podcast covers courtroom strategy, communicating with juries, connecting with clients, time management, personal habits that drive success, balancing healthy relationships with a busy practice and more.

Episodes

Milton Grimes on the Power of Truth
41:32
2017-10-10 02:51:14 UTC 41:32
Milton Grimes on the Power of Truth

Milton Grimes, TLC Vice President and co-leader of the California Regional Seminar on Voir Dire, March 2-4, 2018, talks in detail about what the great lawyers have in common; about racism in America; and how taking action to stand up for what you believe in and speaking with ultimate honesty can free you in the courtroom and win the justice your clients deserve.

Connie Henderson on Medical Malpractice
28:52
2017-10-10 02:51:15 UTC 28:52
Connie Henderson on Medical Malpractice

Connie Henderson, a trial lawyer in Washington State and TLC Faculty Co-Leader at the Cross Examination Seminar in Leavenworth WA, talks about the challenges of medical malpractice cases and how to overcome them.

Eric Fong on the Truth of Work/Life Balance and the Details of Cross Examination
34:53
2017-10-10 02:51:15 UTC 34:53
Eric Fong on the Truth of Work/Life Balance and the Details of Cross Examination

Eric Fong, TLC faculty Co-leader for the upcoming Cross Examination Seminar, talks about the details of an effective cross examination - the goals, and the how-to's of the trial skill. He then goes into the daily work of a lawyer and the difficult task most lawyers face when it comes to balancing work and personal life, the best ways to spend your time as a lawyer and what holds many attorneys back.

Ron Estefan on the Currency of Credibility in the Courtroom
40:51
2017-10-10 02:51:16 UTC 40:51
Ron Estefan on the Currency of Credibility in the Courtroom

In this interview, Ron Estefan (TLC '05) Houston-based personal injury trial lawyer and TLC faculty member talks about the importance of credibility in the courtroom. He describes how to build credibility, how to use it -- and how you can lose it -- and how it is essential during Voir Dire and all other interactions with the jury as you fight for justice for your client.

Zaki Zehawi on Criminal Defense: Fighting with Love
58:31
2017-10-10 02:51:16 UTC 58:31
Zaki Zehawi on Criminal Defense: Fighting with Love

Zaki Zehawi (TLC '09), San Diego state public defender and TLC faculty member has dedicated his life to criminal defense. In this interview, he talks about some of the most difficult issues that public defenders face, how to work with difficult clients, accountability to yourself, and what are the most essential skills necessary to being the best advocate for your client.  

Chris Trundy on How to Tap Into Your Own Greatness
53:37
2017-10-10 02:51:17 UTC 53:37
Chris Trundy on How to Tap Into Your Own Greatness

Chris Trundy is a Massachusetts trial lawyer and one of the faculty co leaders at the upcoming Psychodrama for Lawyers Seminar. Chris’s  fascination with trial law comes from the creativity and flow of a well told story and how it can help you win. We talk about how you can’t simply imitate the greats and expect to win. We then dive into what you can study in order to create consistent results in the courtroom, how you can tap into your own greatness in the courtroom and what are the subtleties that make the difference in the outcome of a case.

   

Kim Benjamin on the Fundamental Skills That Help in Every Phase of the Trial
47:45
2017-10-10 02:51:17 UTC 47:45
Kim Benjamin on the Fundamental Skills That Help in Every Phase of the Trial

Kim Benjamin, trial lawyer and TLC faculty co-leader of the upcoming Psychodrama for Lawyers Seminar, discusses how to gain the trust of clients and how to work with the their families in a way that strengthens your case. She also talks about the fundamental skill of listening and how this can help you in every phase of your trials by better understanding where everyone involved in your case is coming from, including the jury, the prosecution, the judge and your client, and it can give you the edge that will help you win the case.

 

Better Lawyering Through Psychodrama with Pychodramatist Kathryn St.Clair and TLC Grad Evan Lloyd
46:29
2017-10-10 02:51:18 UTC 46:29
Better Lawyering Through Psychodrama with Pychodramatist Kathryn St.Clair and TLC Grad Evan Lloyd

Kathryn St. Clair has been a psychodramatist for 18 years with the Trial Lawyers College. In this interview, with TLC grad Evan Lloyd, Kathryn goes into what psychodrama is, and how it can help lawyers better connect with their clients and juries.

 

Greg Westfall, Criminal Defense Lawye​​r and TLC Faculty, on Racism and Victimhood in America
37:57
2017-10-10 02:51:18 UTC 37:57
Greg Westfall, Criminal Defense Lawye​​r and TLC Faculty, on Racism and Victimhood in America

Greg Westfall, criminal defense lawyer and TLC faculty member, discusses racism and victim-hood in America, and how it affects your clients, your juries and your law practice.  With these elements in mind, he helps us think about what we can do, as trial lawyers, to better understand our juries.

Criminal Defense Lawyer, Don Malarcik, on the Most Powerful Forces in a Trial
30:28
2017-10-10 02:51:19 UTC 30:28
Criminal Defense Lawyer, Don Malarcik, on the Most Powerful Forces in a Trial

Don Malarcik is a criminal defense lawyer who specializes in capital cases. In this podcast, Don talks about dealing with the stress of a criminal defense law practice; the incredible pressure to win client's freedom or in fact, life; and how feeling and modeling compassion and empathy is essential to winning the trial.

Paula Estefan on Hostile Jurors, Empathy and Getting the Jury to Engage
29:30
2017-10-10 02:51:19 UTC 29:30
Paula Estefan on Hostile Jurors, Empathy and Getting the Jury to Engage

Embracing a hostile juror, getting the jury to engage, using silence as your friend, and finding empathy. These are the skills that matter in a successful voir dire. In this podcast, Paula Estefan, Conroe, TX Trial lawyer and TLC faculty, talks about the importance of listening and how to conduct a successful voir dire.

The Method of Bringing Your Client's Story to Life - Trial Lawyer Colby Vokey
01:01:59
2017-10-10 02:51:20 UTC 01:01:59
The Method of Bringing Your Client's Story to Life - Trial Lawyer Colby Vokey

Against all odds, and with a platoon of witnesses stacked against his client, TLC Faculty member Colby Vokey, WON. He did it, not by telling his client's story, but by showing it. In order to understand the story, Colby did nearly 100 reenactments with his client and in the process, became so prepared, he was ready for every aspect of the case.  He found a way to tell his client’s story with such life, the whole courtroom was riveted to each word.

   

Kent Spence & the History of the Trial Lawyer's College
57:20
2017-10-10 02:51:20 UTC 57:20
Kent Spence & the History of the Trial Lawyer's College

Kent Spence, trial lawyer and long time TLC faculty and board member, talks to us today about moving the legendary Thunderhead Ranch barn, what it was like growing up with Gerry Spence as his father, working together on the Randy Weaver case, the dynamics of working with family, and how the Trial Lawyer’s College has grown over the years.

Battle for Credibility During Voir Dire with TLC President John Sloan
39:11
2017-10-10 02:51:21 UTC 39:11
Battle for Credibility During Voir Dire with TLC President John Sloan

In this podcast John Sloan, Trial Lawyer and President of the Trial Lawyers College Board talks about some of the most difficult challenges that lawyers face during voir dire, and how to handle those challenges in a way that builds credibility with the jury and ultimately builds a tribe that supports your client.

Mel Orchard Talks Ego & Success in the Courtroom
38:56
2017-10-10 02:51:22 UTC 38:56
Mel Orchard Talks Ego & Success in the Courtroom

Mel Orchard, TLC Faculty, Trial Lawyer and Managing Partner at the Spence Law Firm talks to us today about the importance of story in the trial, ego in the courtroom, and what it takes to be a great trial lawyer.

 

What Lawyering is "Supposed" to Look Like
37:59
2017-10-10 02:51:22 UTC 37:59
What Lawyering is "Supposed" to Look Like

How to get rid of your confidence issues and shake loose from your preconceived notions of what a lawyer "should" sound and look like. In this interview, Josh Schiffer, Trial Lawyer's College Faculty at the March 2-5 Direct Examination Seminar, fantastic lawyer and incredible teacher, goes into what it takes to break free from what is holding you back and make it happen in the courtroom.

Why Direct Exam is So Important to Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Malarcik
31:23
2017-10-10 02:51:23 UTC 31:23
Why Direct Exam is So Important to Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Malarcik

Whether you want to put your client on the stand or not, you must plan for it anyway. It's the process itself that lays the groundwork for the win. In this podcast, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer and Direct Examination TLC Faculty member, Don Malarcik, talks about why criminal defense lawyers need to be prepared to put their client on the stand, how to build trust, and how to enable the jury to connect with their story.

 

 

Strong Direct Examinations Build Strong Stories
21:23
2017-10-10 02:51:23 UTC 21:23
Strong Direct Examinations Build Strong Stories

WIN with the most compelling Direct Examination. In this interview with Georgia Regional Faculty Co-Leader Betsy Greene, we dive into the details on how to develop the most compelling story and then how to present it to the jury, positioning you for a winning verdict. 

 

The Importance of Perspective
45:00
2017-10-10 02:51:24 UTC 45:00
The Importance of Perspective

In this interview with Rafe Foreman, trial lawyer, professor at UMKC Law School, and faculty at the upcoming Direct Examination Seminar March 2nd-5th, we dive into a wide range of insights that go well beyond learning a specific method and investigate the core of what it really takes to win.

Joshua Karton Talks Stage Fright, Teaching Lawyers & How to Communicate with a Jury
01:00:25
2017-10-10 02:51:25 UTC 01:00:25
Joshua Karton Talks Stage Fright, Teaching Lawyers & How to Communicate with a Jury

Communication is at the very core of what it is to be human, and for trial attorneys, justice can depend on it. But what is good communication made of? Scott Glovsky and Joshua Karton expore the question in this episode of the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast. 

HOW TO WIN the Most Emotionally Charged Cases Using TLC Methods
58:02
2017-10-10 02:51:25 UTC 58:02
HOW TO WIN the Most Emotionally Charged Cases Using TLC Methods

In this latest episode, TLC Faculty members Ken Turek and Finlay Boag share how they use the TLC methods to win very difficult and emotionally charged cases.

Gerry Spence on the TEDx Stage
18:16
2017-10-10 02:51:26 UTC 18:16
Gerry Spence on the TEDx Stage

Gerry Spence recently spoke at TEDx about his journey as an attorney. This is his talk.

TLC Executive Director Laurie Goodman Talks Wyoming, Advocacy and the Impact of the Trial Lawyer's College
43:50
2017-10-10 02:51:26 UTC 43:50
TLC Executive Director Laurie Goodman Talks Wyoming, Advocacy and the Impact of the Trial Lawyer's College

With a background in politics and advocating for land rights, Laurie Goodman brings a unique and powerful skill set to the Trial Lawyer's College. In this episode, Laurie talks with Evan about her background in politics, what brought her to the Trial Lawyer's College and the deep and lasting impact TLC's programs has on its graduates.

Attorney Joe Fried Talks Fighting Ford, What Motivates Him and The Sacrifices of a Trial Lawyer
49:53
2017-10-10 02:51:27 UTC 49:53
Attorney Joe Fried Talks Fighting Ford, What Motivates Him and The Sacrifices of a Trial Lawyer

Today's podcast is a rebroadcast of Scott Glovsky's conversation with Joe Fried. Joe is a faculty leader at the Trial Lawyer's College and they talk in great detail about Joe's successful fight against Ford Motors, his background as a police officer, the sacrifices he has made as a trial lawyer, and what motivates Joe to do the work he does. Enjoy.

 

Attorney Dana Cole Talks About The Intersection of Teaching & Trial Law
56:05
2017-10-10 02:51:27 UTC 56:05
Attorney Dana Cole Talks About The Intersection of Teaching & Trial Law

Today we talk with Dana Cole, Attorney, Trial Lawyer's College Board Member and Associate Professor of Law at the University of Akron. Dana brings a very unique perspective - not only does he both practice law and teach it, he also has the opportunity to teach law students at the very beginning of their journey and then teach them later, through the Trial Lawyer's College, when they're well down their professional path. Great stuff lies within. Enjoy.

Attorney David Gutierrez Talks About Courage & the Power of Listening
33:18
2017-10-10 02:51:28 UTC 33:18
Attorney David Gutierrez Talks About Courage & the Power of Listening

Dead case? Lying client? David Gutierrez, TLC grad and criminal defense lawyer in San Diego, CA took a closer look and found the truth. We got the chance to talk with him about his hung jury win in this interview. This is his first trial using the TLC methods from end to end. We talk about the source of true courage, the power of listening and what David did to get this incredible result. 

Trial Attorney Nelson Tyrone & the Extraordinary Power of Story
37:46
2017-10-10 02:51:28 UTC 37:46
Trial Attorney Nelson Tyrone & the Extraordinary Power of Story

In this episode, attorney Scott Glovsky interviews fellow trial attorney Nelson Tyrone, in which Nelson recounts the incredible impact of one story on a trial.

Plaintiff's Attorney Betsy Greene Shares Insights Gained from Years as a Prosecutor, and Later, a Personal Injury Attorney
55:57
2017-10-10 02:51:29 UTC 55:57
Plaintiff's Attorney Betsy Greene Shares Insights Gained from Years as a Prosecutor, and Later, a Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney Evan Lloyd interviews fellow attorney Betsy Greene at the Ranch and covers a range of topics - Betsy's inspirations for becoming a lawyer (yes, Perry Mason is in the mix), her experiences and unique insight gained from years as a prosecutor and the impact the Trial Lawyer's College has had on her path as a personal injury lawyer.

R. Rex Parris Talks Overcoming Fear, Cognitive Science and Connecting with Juries
55:37
2017-10-10 02:51:29 UTC 55:37
R. Rex Parris Talks Overcoming Fear, Cognitive Science and Connecting with Juries

Attorney R. Rex Parris is our guest today. Rex has more than 30 years of experience in the courtroom and as managing partner of his firm, he is a true wealth of knowledge and insight. We had the opportunity to talk about a wide range of topics, from fear management in the courtroom and the fallibility of juries, to the application of cognitive science in trials and what Rex does for personal development.

Over his career as a lawyer, Rex has obtained dozens of 7, 8 and 9 figure verdicts and settlements. Along with managing his firm and a busy trial schedule, Rex is also the mayor of Lancaster, CA.

Gerry Spence on the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast
21:44
2017-10-10 02:51:30 UTC 21:44
Gerry Spence on the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast

Laurie Goodman and Gerry Spence speak about the trials of trial law and fear in the courtroom.

Milton Grimes on the Power of Truth
41:32
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 41:32
Milton Grimes on the Power of Truth

Milton Grimes, TLC Vice President and co-leader of the California Regional Seminar on Voir Dire, March 2-4, 2018, talks in detail about what the great lawyers have in common; about racism in America; and how taking action to stand up for what you believe in and speaking with ultimate honesty can free you in the courtroom and win the justice your clients deserve.

Connie Henderson on Medical Malpractice
28:52
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 28:52
Connie Henderson on Medical Malpractice

Connie Henderson, a trial lawyer in Washington State and TLC Faculty Co-Leader at the Cross Examination Seminar in Leavenworth WA, talks about the challenges of medical malpractice cases and how to overcome them.

Eric Fong on the Truth of Work/Life Balance and the Details of Cross Examination
34:53
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 34:53
Eric Fong on the Truth of Work/Life Balance and the Details of Cross Examination

Eric Fong, TLC faculty Co-leader for the upcoming Cross Examination Seminar, talks about the details of an effective cross examination - the goals, and the how-to's of the trial skill. He then goes into the daily work of a lawyer and the difficult task most lawyers face when it comes to balancing work and personal life, the best ways to spend your time as a lawyer and what holds many attorneys back.

Ron Estefan on the Currency of Credibility in the Courtroom
40:51
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 40:51
Ron Estefan on the Currency of Credibility in the Courtroom

In this interview, Ron Estefan (TLC '05) Houston-based personal injury trial lawyer and TLC faculty member talks about the importance of credibility in the courtroom. He describes how to build credibility, how to use it -- and how you can lose it -- and how it is essential during Voir Dire and all other interactions with the jury as you fight for justice for your client.

Zaki Zehawi on Criminal Defense: Fighting with Love
58:31
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 58:31
Zaki Zehawi on Criminal Defense: Fighting with Love

Zaki Zehawi (TLC '09), San Diego state public defender and TLC faculty member has dedicated his life to criminal defense. In this interview, he talks about some of the most difficult issues that public defenders face, how to work with difficult clients, accountability to yourself, and what are the most essential skills necessary to being the best advocate for your client.  

Chris Trundy on How to Tap Into Your Own Greatness
53:37
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 53:37
Chris Trundy on How to Tap Into Your Own Greatness

Chris Trundy is a Massachusetts trial lawyer and one of the faculty co leaders at the upcoming Psychodrama for Lawyers Seminar. Chris’s  fascination with trial law comes from the creativity and flow of a well told story and how it can help you win. We talk about how you can’t simply imitate the greats and expect to win. We then dive into what you can study in order to create consistent results in the courtroom, how you can tap into your own greatness in the courtroom and what are the subtleties that make the difference in the outcome of a case.

   

Kim Benjamin on the Fundamental Skills That Help in Every Phase of the Trial
47:45
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 47:45
Kim Benjamin on the Fundamental Skills That Help in Every Phase of the Trial

Kim Benjamin, trial lawyer and TLC faculty co-leader of the upcoming Psychodrama for Lawyers Seminar, discusses how to gain the trust of clients and how to work with the their families in a way that strengthens your case. She also talks about the fundamental skill of listening and how this can help you in every phase of your trials by better understanding where everyone involved in your case is coming from, including the jury, the prosecution, the judge and your client, and it can give you the edge that will help you win the case.

 

Better Lawyering Through Psychodrama with Pychodramatist Kathryn St.Clair and TLC Grad Evan Lloyd
46:29
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 46:29
Better Lawyering Through Psychodrama with Pychodramatist Kathryn St.Clair and TLC Grad Evan Lloyd

Kathryn St. Clair has been a psychodramatist for 18 years with the Trial Lawyers College. In this interview, with TLC grad Evan Lloyd, Kathryn goes into what psychodrama is, and how it can help lawyers better connect with their clients and juries.

 

Greg Westfall, Criminal Defense Lawye​​r and TLC Faculty, on Racism and Victimhood in America
37:57
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 37:57
Greg Westfall, Criminal Defense Lawye​​r and TLC Faculty, on Racism and Victimhood in America

Greg Westfall, criminal defense lawyer and TLC faculty member, discusses racism and victim-hood in America, and how it affects your clients, your juries and your law practice.  With these elements in mind, he helps us think about what we can do, as trial lawyers, to better understand our juries.

Criminal Defense Lawyer, Don Malarcik, on the Most Powerful Forces in a Trial
30:28
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 30:28
Criminal Defense Lawyer, Don Malarcik, on the Most Powerful Forces in a Trial

Don Malarcik is a criminal defense lawyer who specializes in capital cases. In this podcast, Don talks about dealing with the stress of a criminal defense law practice; the incredible pressure to win client's freedom or in fact, life; and how feeling and modeling compassion and empathy is essential to winning the trial.

Paula Estefan on Hostile Jurors, Empathy and Getting the Jury to Engage
29:30
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 29:30
Paula Estefan on Hostile Jurors, Empathy and Getting the Jury to Engage

Embracing a hostile juror, getting the jury to engage, using silence as your friend, and finding empathy. These are the skills that matter in a successful voir dire. In this podcast, Paula Estefan, Conroe, TX Trial lawyer and TLC faculty, talks about the importance of listening and how to conduct a successful voir dire.

The Method of Bringing Your Client's Story to Life - Trial Lawyer Colby Vokey
01:01:59
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 01:01:59
The Method of Bringing Your Client's Story to Life - Trial Lawyer Colby Vokey

Against all odds, and with a platoon of witnesses stacked against his client, TLC Faculty member Colby Vokey, WON. He did it, not by telling his client's story, but by showing it. In order to understand the story, Colby did nearly 100 reenactments with his client and in the process, became so prepared, he was ready for every aspect of the case.  He found a way to tell his client’s story with such life, the whole courtroom was riveted to each word.

   

Kent Spence & the History of the Trial Lawyer's College
57:20
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 57:20
Kent Spence & the History of the Trial Lawyer's College

Kent Spence, trial lawyer and long time TLC faculty and board member, talks to us today about moving the legendary Thunderhead Ranch barn, what it was like growing up with Gerry Spence as his father, working together on the Randy Weaver case, the dynamics of working with family, and how the Trial Lawyer’s College has grown over the years.

Battle for Credibility During Voir Dire with TLC President John Sloan
39:11
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 39:11
Battle for Credibility During Voir Dire with TLC President John Sloan

In this podcast John Sloan, Trial Lawyer and President of the Trial Lawyers College Board talks about some of the most difficult challenges that lawyers face during voir dire, and how to handle those challenges in a way that builds credibility with the jury and ultimately builds a tribe that supports your client.

Mel Orchard Talks Ego & Success in the Courtroom
38:56
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 38:56
Mel Orchard Talks Ego & Success in the Courtroom

Mel Orchard, TLC Faculty, Trial Lawyer and Managing Partner at the Spence Law Firm talks to us today about the importance of story in the trial, ego in the courtroom, and what it takes to be a great trial lawyer.

 

What Lawyering is "Supposed" to Look Like
37:59
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 37:59
What Lawyering is "Supposed" to Look Like

How to get rid of your confidence issues and shake loose from your preconceived notions of what a lawyer "should" sound and look like. In this interview, Josh Schiffer, Trial Lawyer's College Faculty at the March 2-5 Direct Examination Seminar, fantastic lawyer and incredible teacher, goes into what it takes to break free from what is holding you back and make it happen in the courtroom.

Why Direct Exam is So Important to Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Malarcik
31:23
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 31:23
Why Direct Exam is So Important to Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Malarcik

Whether you want to put your client on the stand or not, you must plan for it anyway. It's the process itself that lays the groundwork for the win. In this podcast, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer and Direct Examination TLC Faculty member, Don Malarcik, talks about why criminal defense lawyers need to be prepared to put their client on the stand, how to build trust, and how to enable the jury to connect with their story.

 

 

Strong Direct Examinations Build Strong Stories
21:23
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 21:23
Strong Direct Examinations Build Strong Stories

WIN with the most compelling Direct Examination. In this interview with Georgia Regional Faculty Co-Leader Betsy Greene, we dive into the details on how to develop the most compelling story and then how to present it to the jury, positioning you for a winning verdict. 

 

The Importance of Perspective
45:00
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 45:00
The Importance of Perspective

In this interview with Rafe Foreman, trial lawyer, professor at UMKC Law School, and faculty at the upcoming Direct Examination Seminar March 2nd-5th, we dive into a wide range of insights that go well beyond learning a specific method and investigate the core of what it really takes to win.

Joshua Karton Talks Stage Fright, Teaching Lawyers & How to Communicate with a Jury
01:00:25
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 01:00:25
Joshua Karton Talks Stage Fright, Teaching Lawyers & How to Communicate with a Jury

Communication is at the very core of what it is to be human, and for trial attorneys, justice can depend on it. But what is good communication made of? Scott Glovsky and Joshua Karton expore the question in this episode of the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast. 

HOW TO WIN the Most Emotionally Charged Cases Using TLC Methods
58:02
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 58:02
HOW TO WIN the Most Emotionally Charged Cases Using TLC Methods

In this latest episode, TLC Faculty members Ken Turek and Finlay Boag share how they use the TLC methods to win very difficult and emotionally charged cases.

Gerry Spence on the TEDx Stage
18:16
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 18:16
Gerry Spence on the TEDx Stage

Gerry Spence recently spoke at TEDx about his journey as an attorney. This is his talk.

TLC Executive Director Laurie Goodman Talks Wyoming, Advocacy and the Impact of the Trial Lawyer's College
43:50
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 43:50
TLC Executive Director Laurie Goodman Talks Wyoming, Advocacy and the Impact of the Trial Lawyer's College

With a background in politics and advocating for land rights, Laurie Goodman brings a unique and powerful skill set to the Trial Lawyer's College. In this episode, Laurie talks with Evan about her background in politics, what brought her to the Trial Lawyer's College and the deep and lasting impact TLC's programs has on its graduates.

Attorney Joe Fried Talks Fighting Ford, What Motivates Him and The Sacrifices of a Trial Lawyer
49:53
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 49:53
Attorney Joe Fried Talks Fighting Ford, What Motivates Him and The Sacrifices of a Trial Lawyer

Today's podcast is a rebroadcast of Scott Glovsky's conversation with Joe Fried. Joe is a faculty leader at the Trial Lawyer's College and they talk in great detail about Joe's successful fight against Ford Motors, his background as a police officer, the sacrifices he has made as a trial lawyer, and what motivates Joe to do the work he does. Enjoy.

 

Attorney Dana Cole Talks About The Intersection of Teaching & Trial Law
56:05
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 56:05
Attorney Dana Cole Talks About The Intersection of Teaching & Trial Law

Today we talk with Dana Cole, Attorney, Trial Lawyer's College Board Member and Associate Professor of Law at the University of Akron. Dana brings a very unique perspective - not only does he both practice law and teach it, he also has the opportunity to teach law students at the very beginning of their journey and then teach them later, through the Trial Lawyer's College, when they're well down their professional path. Great stuff lies within. Enjoy.

Attorney David Gutierrez Talks About Courage & the Power of Listening
33:18
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 33:18
Attorney David Gutierrez Talks About Courage & the Power of Listening

Dead case? Lying client? David Gutierrez, TLC grad and criminal defense lawyer in San Diego, CA took a closer look and found the truth. We got the chance to talk with him about his hung jury win in this interview. This is his first trial using the TLC methods from end to end. We talk about the source of true courage, the power of listening and what David did to get this incredible result. 

Trial Attorney Nelson Tyrone & the Extraordinary Power of Story
37:46
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 37:46
Trial Attorney Nelson Tyrone & the Extraordinary Power of Story

In this episode, attorney Scott Glovsky interviews fellow trial attorney Nelson Tyrone, in which Nelson recounts the incredible impact of one story on a trial.

Plaintiff's Attorney Betsy Greene Shares Insights Gained from Years as a Prosecutor, and Later, a Personal Injury Attorney
55:57
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 55:57
Plaintiff's Attorney Betsy Greene Shares Insights Gained from Years as a Prosecutor, and Later, a Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney Evan Lloyd interviews fellow attorney Betsy Greene at the Ranch and covers a range of topics - Betsy's inspirations for becoming a lawyer (yes, Perry Mason is in the mix), her experiences and unique insight gained from years as a prosecutor and the impact the Trial Lawyer's College has had on her path as a personal injury lawyer.

R. Rex Parris Talks Overcoming Fear, Cognitive Science and Connecting with Juries
55:37
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 55:37
R. Rex Parris Talks Overcoming Fear, Cognitive Science and Connecting with Juries

Attorney R. Rex Parris is our guest today. Rex has more than 30 years of experience in the courtroom and as managing partner of his firm, he is a true wealth of knowledge and insight. We had the opportunity to talk about a wide range of topics, from fear management in the courtroom and the fallibility of juries, to the application of cognitive science in trials and what Rex does for personal development.

Over his career as a lawyer, Rex has obtained dozens of 7, 8 and 9 figure verdicts and settlements. Along with managing his firm and a busy trial schedule, Rex is also the mayor of Lancaster, CA.

Gerry Spence on the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast
21:44
2017-12-24 16:36:36 UTC 21:44
Gerry Spence on the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast

Laurie Goodman and Gerry Spence speak about the trials of trial law and fear in the courtroom.