The Geek In Review

44 EpisodesProduced by Greg Lambert Marlene Gebauer

Welcome to The Geek In Review, where podcast hosts, Marlene Gebauer and Greg Lambert discuss current events in legal information.

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Tom Gaylord on SCOTUS Taking Up Georgia's Copyright Claim Over Its Statutes

July 3rd, 2019


The law is the law, and should be in the public domain, right?? Well, you'd think so, but it may be up to the US Supreme Court to make that …

The Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

June 26th, 2019


It seems that the current workforce is looking for more flexibility in where they work, and how often that means in an office setting, a home office, or in some other remote location. We conducted a semi-Elephant Post …

Matt Homann Says Binders of Strategy are Useless... And You Should Listen to Him!

June 12th, 2019


There's more to strategy than having a shelf full of binders labeled "Strategy [Insert Year]." That's what this week's guest, Matt Homann from …

Brad Blickstein on Legal Operations and #CLOCAfterDark

May 30th, 2019


Brad Blickstein, Principal at the Blickstein Group, a research and advisory firm for both in-house and outside law firms, joins us to talk about legal operation, and his recent experiences at the 2019 CLOC Institute in …

Erin Levine on the Efficiency of Divorce as a Service

May 23rd, 2019


In our 40th Episode, Greg and Marlene interview Erin Levine, an attorney and founder/CEO of Hello Divorce, a service that makes divorce more human and accessible by offering legal help and wellness support throughout …

Ep. 39 - Hannah Bloch-Wehba on Who is Governing the Algorithms?

May 15th, 2019


When you think of algorithmic governance, you may go right to things like predictive law enforcement, or risk assessment of setting bail or prison sentences for those in the criminal justice system. However, algorithms …

Jim Hannigan - SALI Alliance and Why Matter Standards … Really Matter

May 9th, 2019


Jim Hannigan, the Director of Legal Project Management at Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP and a member of the leadership team and standards committee at SALI Alliance walks us through the importance surround data …

Advice for Law Students - From Reducing Stress to Nailing Your Time as a Summer Associate

May 2nd, 2019


Welcome to a mini-episode of The Geek In Review. Shot on location in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Law School Stress??  No Kidding!

This week, we continue our …

David Whelan on Sole Provider or No Provider. Plus, How Law Schools are Reducing Student Stress During Finals

April 25th, 2019


David Whelan, the Director of Legal Information & the Great Library Society of Ontario, discusses his recent article "The No Legal Research …

Brian Powers on the Entrepreneur Lawyer

April 18th, 2019


One of the best things about the legal industry is that there are multiple pathways to success. We are all trained issue spotters, and our guest on …

Dr. Carla Rydholm on the Value of Legal Data Analytics

April 12th, 2019


Not many people can make the transition from Ph.D. in Genetics and Genomics, and then to the legal analytics field, but Dr. Carla Rydholm is someone …

Stephen Embry - The Passion Behind Legal Blogging

April 4th, 2019


 On this episode of The Geek in Review Podcast, we have a wonderful conversation with Steve Embry of the TechLaw Crossroads blog. Embry walked away …

Joe Lawson on How a 3% Increase in Lawyer Efficiency Can Solve a Pro Se Problem

March 26th, 2019


On this episode of The Geek In Review, we talk with Joe Lawson, Deputy Director of the Harris County Law Library in Houston, Texas. With Harris County being the third largest county in the United States, there is a …

Vishal Agnihotri on Legal Hackathons and her 'Femme LeGALs' team

March 12th, 2019


It only took us 31 episodes, but Marlene decided that what the show lacked was a phone number for listeners to call in. So, we now have one, and we …

Chicago-Kent's Debbie Ginsberg on the Value of Women in Legal Tech

March 6th, 2019


On the 30th episode of The Geek In Review, we talk with Debbie Ginsberg, Educational Technology Librarian at the Chicago-Kent Law Library. Debbie was …

Episode 29: Ed Walters - Bringing Sexy Back… To Legal Publishing

February 27th, 2019


The rumor that "print is dead" may have been a bit premature. In this episode we talk with Fastcase CEO and co-founder, Ed Walters about his vision of why print titles are a vital component of a legal publishers arsenal …

Episode 28: Jennifer Roberts - Data Science Superhero

February 19th, 2019


Not all Data Scientists wear lab coats to work. Intapp's Jennifer Roberts wears a cape!

On the latest episode of The Geek in Review, Marlene and Greg …

Episode 27: Heather Ritchie on Marketing, BD, KM, and Library Collaboration

February 14th, 2019


 "All Problems Are Communications Problems."

This is Greg's go-to phrase when it comes to working with and leading others. Marlene actually beats Greg to the punch this week when they talk with this week's guest,

Episode 26: Cat Moon on Legal Problem Solving for the 21st Century

February 5th, 2019



Vanderbilt Law School Professor, Cat Moon, doesn't just have one of the coolest names in the legal industry, she also brings insights and a …

Episode 25: Ivy Grey on Curiosity and Creativity's Role in Business

January 24th, 2019



On our 25th episode of The Geek In Review, Marlene Gebauer and Greg Lambert sit down and talk with Ivy Grey, Director of Business Strategy for WordRake. Ivy's recent Above the Law article, “Curiosity Is The Foundation …

Episode 24: What Does the Federal Government Shutdown Mean for Legal Information?

January 17th, 2019


With the partial government shutdown approaching one month, Marlene and Greg attempt to make some sense of what this means for those of us who rely upon the information produced by the US Government. On this episode, we …

Episode 23: The Technology Twilight Zone

January 9th, 2019


On this mini-episode of The Geek In Review, Greg talks about three eerie/interesting/scary instances where the technology seems to be ahead of us …

Episode 22: Marcie Borgal Shunk on Teaching Leadership Skills to Leaders

December 24th, 2018


Just because someone is a really good lawyer, doesn't necessarily mean they are ready for the leadership positions of a large law firm. Marcie Borgal Shunk, President and Founder of The Tilt Institute Inc., talks with …

Episode 21: Courtney Selby on Beer Law

December 16th, 2018


It's the episode of The Geek In Review that Greg has dreamed about. Beer law!

Courtney Selby, Associate Dean for Information Services, Director of the …

Ep. 20 - Ryan McClead, CEO of Sente Advisors - Legal Innovation is not a One-Stop Shop

December 9th, 2018


This week, we talk with CEO and Principle of Sente Advisors, Ryan McClead. Ryan is also a frequent contributor to 3 Geeks. His new venture into …

Episode 19 - LexisNexis' Jeff Pfeifer on Being Like a Startup

November 26th, 2018


Marlene and Greg went to Raleigh, North Carolina to visit the LexisNexis Technology Center. While there, they got a tour of the facilities and …

E18 - Nicholas Alexiou - Professional Development Needs for Law Students

November 19th, 2018


The Geek In Review - Episode 18 is ready just in time for your Thanksgiving travel enjoyment. Don't forget to subscribe on iTunes or Google (or where ever you listen to your podcasts) so that you automatically get the …

Episode 17 - Scott Mozarsky on Litigation Financing and Its Ties to Knowledge Management

November 11th, 2018


Sometimes when you drop by Greg's office, he will ask if you'll sit down for an interview for the Geek In Review Podcast. This week, Scott Mozarsky, Managing Directory for North American at Vannin Capital fell into that …

Podcast Episode 16 - New AALL Executive Director Vani Ungapen

November 7th, 2018


On this episode of The Geek In Review, we talk with the new Executive Director of the American Association of Law Libraries, Vani Ungapen. Vani discusses her initiation into AALL and having to learn all of the different …

Episode 15 - Brandi Hester and the Modern Role of a Legal Applications Developer

October 22nd, 2018


Brandi Hester, Applications Development Manager for Hunton Andrews Kurth, discusses how the modern Applications Development team focuses less on actually developing applications from scratch to providing a services, …

Episode 14 - Jeff Marple and the Art of Incremental Change; Plus "Free PACER"?

October 7th, 2018


On this episode we will talk with Jeff Marple, Director of Innovation, Corporate Legal at Liberty Mutual Insurance company. Plus, we have our monthly update on government action in legal information from AALL’s Director …

Episode 13 - Laurent Wiesel on Litigation Analytics

September 30th, 2018


Laurent Wiesel, Founder and CEO of Justly, talks with us about leaving his BigLaw partnership to create a startup focused on litigation analytics. Wiesel discusses how he saw that there was a growing gap between what …

Ep.12 - Augmented Eternity, Engineered Epiphany, and Alameda

September 20th, 2018


On this episode, we interview Alameda County Law Library Director, Mark Estes, and get his insights on how modern county law libraries support their communities, and how their communities support them.

Marlene and Greg …

Episode 11 - Jae Um on Innovation, Emotions, and Emojis

September 13th, 2018


Marlene (@gebauerm) and Greg (@glambert) talk with Legal Rebel, Jae Um (@jaesunum), Founder & Executive Director at Six Parsecs, about her unique …

Episode 10 - Lex Machina, Kira Systems, and Gov't Updates

September 5th, 2018


This episode has it all. We talk with Kyle Doviken, Senior Director at Lex Machina about their analytics tool, and about Kyle’s passion for helping …

Episode 9 - Getting Law Students Familiar with Legal Tech

August 29th, 2018


Marlene (@gebauerm) and Greg (@glambert) talk with the University of Oklahoma School of Law’s Director of Technology Innovation, Kenton Brice. Kenton …

Episode 8 - Emily Rushing Covers CI, CRM, and Collaboration

August 24th, 2018


On this episode of The Geek In Review, Marlene (@gebauerm) and Greg (@glambert) talk with long time friend and colleague Emily Rushing, Competitive …

Episode 7 - Tom O'Connor Wonders What's Going on at ILTA

August 17th, 2018


On this episode of The Geek In Review, Tom O'Connor, Independent Litigation Technology Consultant, talks to us about his recent blog post, What in …

Episode 6 - Law Librarian Helps Streamline a Texas Court

August 7th, 2018


On this week’s episode, Greg speaks the couple of words of French he learned on vacation.

Marlene talks about mentor/mentee relationships and Sheryl Sandberg’s discussion on how the #MeToo era places an external strain …

Episode 5 - AALL Conference, Vendors, Privacy, & John Waters

July 26th, 2018


Marlene Gebauer (@gebauerm) and Greg Lambert (@glambert) review the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Conference in Baltimore, along with a review of products launched at the conference, privacy concerns …

Episode 4 - Understanding How to Place the Focus on Others

July 10th, 2018


Marlene Gebauer interviews Ayelette Robinson about her transition from KM Attorney to award-winning actress and voice-over specialist. Ayelette discusses how acting isn't about "pretending" but rather it's about showing …

Episode 3 - Let’s Discuss Impact-Conscious Design

July 5th, 2018


Greg Lambert and Marlene Gebauer talk with Duke Law School's Cas Laskowski about software and applications designers moving away from simple …

Episode 2 - Being a Legal Information Startup

June 26th, 2018


Marlene Gebauer and Greg Lambert interview Casetext's Chief Legal Research Officer and co-founder, Pablo Arredondo. Pablo describes his beginnings as …

Episode 1 - Living the "Non" Life in Law Firms

June 20th, 2018


Marlene Gebauer and Greg Lambert launch The Geek in Review with a discussion of legal information publisher's push to kill print and make a de facto operating system where you have to go to get your legal information. …

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