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The Trial Lawyers College Podcast talks to leading attorneys, TLC board members, and faculty about the ideas and the issues that are affecting trial lawyers today.The TLC podcast covers courtroom strategy, communicating with jurors, connecting with clients, methods that drive success, balancing heal… read more

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Pat Montes on Language & Culture in Attorney-Client Relationships

September 23rd, 2021


“We are in a different mindset than our clients are. Even that is a barrier because, at that point, we don’t see the context where our client comes from.” 

This week’s TLC podcast features trial lawyer Pat Montes, who …

Emily Fisher’s Five Steps to Reconstructing Success in the Justice System

September 15th, 2021


“There are people who do bad things, but I’ve never met anybody who I felt was just a bad person.”

Continuing our series on ‘Reconstructing Success,’ California Public Defender Emily Fisher explores the ways that trial …

Scott Glovsky on Effective Storytelling

September 15th, 2021


“When we tell good stories, the listeners engage.”

This week, host Rafe Foreman meets with accomplished civil trial lawyer Scott Glovsky to explore …

Keeley Blanchard on Inclusivity in the Legal Community

August 16th, 2021


“There are so many people who have incredible talents that are going to waste because they’ve been excluded. It’s not hard to find if you just open your eyes….and when we see it, we need to use our position of power and …

Rafe Foreman and Susan Hutchison’s Incredible Gender Discrimination Verdict, Hosted by John Sloan

August 16th, 2021


John Sloan hosts the TLC Podcast this week to interview Rafe Foreman and partner attorney Susan Hutchison on the incredible verdict the two trial lawyers won in a groundbreaking and unconventional gender discrimination …

Why TLC Is Worth Fighting For With Connie Taylor Henderson

July 20th, 2021


“Everything I need to know I learned in psychodrama. I remind myself to listen with my heart, tune into the emotions -- not just the words -- be open, be honest, and be kind because we have more in common than we’ll …

Mark Wagner on Loving Others

July 13th, 2021


“Do something to make someone else’s day better. If we all do that, every day, we’ll change the world.”

This week, Washington attorney Mark Wagner continues our ‘Restructuring Success’ series with a refreshing take on …

Redefining Success With Cambry McNabb

July 7th, 2021


“Success is really subjective, and I think that’s okay. The only thing that I need to do to live truthfully is to define the things that are …

Eric Fong on the Remarkable $91 Million Verdict Won for His Injured Client

June 29th, 2021


“The storytelling potential in this case was off the charts because of the lengths the defense was going to go to to avoid the truth.”

In this podcast, Eric Fong joins host Rafe Foreman to share, in captivating detail, …

Todd Kelly on Planning in Pretrial

June 22nd, 2021


“Always be willing to be flexible -- don’t get so married to your methodologies that you can’t change those, too. It is in preparation and hard work …

Jack Lucchesi and Bridget Lucchesi on the COVID Vaccine, Access to Education, and Coping with the Challenges of the Pandemic

June 14th, 2021


“For me, getting this opportunity with this scholarship, the biggest thing is spreading the message to go and get the vaccine.”


On this week’s …

Paula Estefan on Working with Opposing Counsel and What Matters about TLC

June 7th, 2021


“I decided that I should do something I don’t normally do, and that’s reverse roles with a defense attorney and try to figure out where they’re …

Brian McCallister on the Post-Pandemic Law Practice

June 2nd, 2021


“The plaintiff’s practice can be very lonely. I think that loneliness has been a bit amplified by being inside, cooped up, and not able to communicate and build relationships like we were meant to. The pandemic has …

Kenny Adair on the Inner Workings of the Trial Judge

May 18th, 2021


“Judges are just like us -- they’re egocentric, they think with their own minds, they speak with their own heart, and they bring a lifetime of experiences as a human and as a previous lawyer to the bench.”

This riveting …

Kahlie Hoffman on Balancing the Roles of Mother & Trial Lawyer

May 11th, 2021


“I’m one of those types of people that wants to be all things all the time, and what I’m learning is you can’t be all things all the time. It’s just not possible. That’s how you wind up burned out and really of no use …

Sean Brown on Sexual Orientation in the Courtroom

May 5th, 2021


“There are some people who have not had an opportunity to represent a gay client or a member of a minority group, and there may be some biases there. Before proper representation can be done, I think that a person needs …

Samantha Berryessa on Grief

April 27th, 2021


“I want widows to know that once they have loved someone so deeply and been loved, it will come again. Nobody should live without love, and they …

Chandler Loupe on Adapting to Masks in the Courtroom

April 20th, 2021


“We need to communicate with our eyes more, whether it’s to your spouse or the jury on voir dire or to your client.”

In this week’s episode of the TLC podcast, civil lawyer Chandler Loupe joins host Rafe Foreman in a …

Jason Savela on the Role of Demonstrative Evidence When Navigating Tough Times

April 13th, 2021


“In order for me to do a trial right now, I need to prepare extra-special. It’s sort of like an extended warm-up to get my head in the right spot.”

This week’s podcast features Jason Savela, a criminal defense lawyer …

Bret Merkle on Pain, Resilience, and Authenticity

April 6th, 2021


“I didn’t want anyone to see me as I really am. I thought they would reject me. That’s why, in the beginning, I worked so hard to walk perfectly -- I …

Susan Hutchison on Managing in Tough Times

March 30th, 2021


“We need to see the things that are happening—the changes, the protocols, the restructuring of how this is all working—as opportunities and to find …

Dana Cole on Mindful Listening

March 23rd, 2021


“It’s not just the words that I say, but do I honor the words that you say?”

This continuation of our ‘Words Matter’ series features Dana Cole, an …

Kiesha Cannon on Effective Communication

March 16th, 2021


“I win because I’m the person who cares the most in the courtroom, not because I know the most.”

This week’s podcast features Kiesha Cannon, a …

Jody Anderson on the Power of Psychodrama

March 9th, 2021


“The whole point of psychodrama is to tell the story, and the ways that lawyers have incorporated this method to tell their client’s story with such …

Sam Wooden on the Connection Between Music and a Compelling Legal Case

March 2nd, 2021


“They always told us in Tennessee, ‘Great songs aren’t written — they’re re-written.’ I think that saying could apply for us in our work as trial …

Kim Savo on the Art of Crafting Powerful Language

February 23rd, 2021


“How do you know that words matter? You know because they make you feel something.”

In this continuation of our podcast series titled Words Matter, Los Angeles Public Defender Kim Savo shares her insight into the …

Rafe Foreman on Why Words Matter

February 17th, 2021


“As advocates in the courtroom, the truth carries the day, and we have the obligation to seek the truth, to speak the truth, and to correct lies and …

Harley and Robin Zephier on What It Means to Be a Warrior

February 9th, 2021


“Our great-grandfather stood to fulfill a sacred do more than he ever thought he may have been capable of a particular time in …

Bernie Cantorna on His Transformative Journey from Trial Lawyer to Prosecutor

February 2nd, 2021


“It’s not going to be a straight line from here to a better world, but what other choice do we have?”

This unconventional episode of the TLC podcast features Bernie Cantorna, a Centre County, Pennsylvania District …

‘What Do Trial Lawyers Do?’ With Criminal Defense Attorney Jacqui Ford

January 26th, 2021


“We have a real power right now to change the world we live in and leave it better for the generations to come, but we must come at it from a place of love. We have to be brave enough to be the light.”

In the fourth and …

‘What Do Trial Lawyers Do?’ With Civil Rights Attorney Zackeree Kelin

January 19th, 2021


“Fighting is an end in itself if the cause is right, so you’ve got to keep fighting. Even if you aren’t having success at times, you’ve got to stick with it.”

In this third installment of our series titled ‘What Do …

‘What Do Trial Lawyers Do?’ With Personal Injury Attorney Tom Dickerson

January 12th, 2021


“Part of being a trial lawyer is being a good investigator — getting out of the office, visiting clients, visiting the scene, visiting witnesses, talking to people — and getting the evidence you need for your cases.”

In …

‘What Do Trial Lawyers Do?’ With Military Law Attorney Patrick McLain

January 5th, 2021


“We help the people that have been neglected, left out, and desperate, and we give them life when everybody else has left them for dead.”

In this first installment of our four-part series titled ‘What Do Trial Lawyers …

Stan Dokmanus on Substance Abuse, Justice, and the Criminalization of Addiction

December 15th, 2020


“The most important thing to help people in the system is to address their thinking errors, and this all starts with their limiting, permission-granting beliefs and values about drug use or criminal thinking and …

Mike Smith on Vulnerability, Connection, and the Value of the TLC Methods

December 7th, 2020


“We might be on different sides of a bridge but we’re both human. We can get closer on that bridge than we ever thought possible if we truly open up …

Jerry Bosch on the Art of Discovering the Story

November 30th, 2020


“The newspaper quoted, ‘the defendant hugged his lawyer after the verdict was read.’ That’s the relationship we had, and you only get there by caring …

Sarah Toney on DUI Defense

November 23rd, 2020


“They’re people who made a mistake. If you’re willing to put in the time and hold their hand through the process, they’ll never forget that.”

In this …

Chris Trundy on Institutional Racism in the Court System

November 16th, 2020


Chris Trundy, a TLC faculty member from Massachusetts, discusses the delicate and powerful issue of institutional racism in the United States court …

Max Mitchell on His Role as a Public Defender & Flaws in the Criminal Justice System

November 11th, 2020


In this riveting interview, TLC alum and faculty member Max Mitchell draws upon his extensive experience representing Missouri’s most vulnerable …

Greg Antollino on Supreme Court Win for LGBTQ Workers

November 2nd, 2020


TLC alum Greg Antollino (TLC July 2003) discusses his recent Supreme Court victory, in which the SCOTUS ruled that employment discrimination on the …

TLC Faculty Member Mel Orchard on Civil Rights, Qualified Immunity, and the Erosion of the Judiciary

October 25th, 2020


In this wide-ranging interview, TLC faculty member and former TLC Board member Mel Orchard lends his wisdom, knowledge, and experience to the issue …

On the Front Lines of the Black Lives Matter Protests with Photojournalist Amy Katz

October 17th, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman talks with photojournalist Amy Katz about her experiences in covering the Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, DC, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland, Oregon. In this episode, Amy …

Mike Marrinan on Police Accountability

September 11th, 2020


TLC alum and faculty member Mike Marrinan discusses how holding police accountable on modest abuse cases could prevent more serious cases. 

Mike is a …

Rafe Foreman on Trial Skills Foundation Training at the Trial Lawyers College

September 1st, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman takes you on a journey through the essential TLC Trial Skills, from voir dire through to closing argument. Gain insights on how best to integrate TLC's groundbreaking methods into your case …

Ron Estefan on the TLC F Warrior Alumni Organization and TLC Fall Virtual Seminars

August 18th, 2020


"When you walk into a courtroom with TLC're exactly what the jury doesn't expect a lawyer to be. You're a human being, and there is a common bond, and walls coming down between jurors and TLC-trained …

Vicki Slater on the History and Future of the Jury Trial

August 4th, 2020


It began for us back in 1215, when King John signed the greatest document of freedom and human rights ever imagined. That document, the Magna Carta, …

TLC Grad Ben Cloward Talks With a Juror from His Recent Trial

July 27th, 2020


Have you ever wanted to talk to the jury after a trial? TLC podcast host Rafe Foreman recommends it, and in fact insists on it himself. Imagine the …

Renee Stackhouse on Applying TLC Voir Dire Methods In and Out of the Courtroom

July 20th, 2020


“If there’s one takeaway from this entire thing, it’s if you’re arguing, you’re losing. No matter where you are in life -- whether it’s a courtroom or with your significant other or your best friend or a complete …

TLC Faculty Member Greg Westfall on Forging Connections in Criminal Defense Cases

July 11th, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman interviews TLC graduate, trial lawyer, and faculty member Greg Westfall on the transformative power of TLC methods in …

Ginger Ortiz on Expanding Our Cultural Competence

June 30th, 2020


TLC alumna Ginger Ortiz (TLC Sept 2011) takes us through a deep exercise on getting in touch with our humanness. Through her own experience, she …

Exoneree Darryl Burton Challenges Trial Lawyers College Alumni

June 24th, 2020


Tick tock, tick tock, drip, drip, drip. For over 25 years, these sounds and the screams of mankind -- literal screams, the kind you cannot forget -- disturbed this week's special guest from his peace.   Darryl Burton …

TLC Board Member Milton Grimes on the Struggle for Racial Justice

June 17th, 2020


Milton Grimes is a true American treasure. He is perhaps best known for his representation of Rodney King, whose savage beating at the hands of …

Ashley Parris on Keeping the Fire

June 11th, 2020


Host Rafe Foreman talks with TLC alumni and faculty member Ashley Parris (TLC 2008) about how TLC alumni and faculty are developing innovative …

Caroline Durham on the Stone Catcher's Path

June 3rd, 2020


Host Rafe Foreman talks with TLC alumni and faculty member Caroline Durham (TLC Sept 2014) about the stone catcher's path. Caroline uses her wit and …

TLC Board Member JR Clary on the Importance of Story

May 25th, 2020


"The College will always have that psychodramatic underpinning, that self-discovery and true knowledge of self, coupled with love,  the most powerful …

Artist Janie Lowe on Telling Your Client's Story Through Art

May 21st, 2020


"During my trip, I learned that in Latin American culture, hummingbirds symbolize strength, hope and migration. I knew that I wanted to use that …

TLC President John Sloan on the Strength of the Trial Lawyers College

May 12th, 2020


"I believe...we’re going to see an incredible explosion in everything that TLC is, everything that TLC stands for, and everything that TLC can be."

TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman interviews TLC President John Sloan on …

TLC Alumni Bruce Phillips on Thriving in Tough Times

May 4th, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman interviews TLC graduate, trial lawyer, and focus group researcher Bruce Phillips on creative ways to continue to drive your cases and your practice forward during tough times.

In this …

TLC Psychodramatist Don Clarkson on Letting Yourself Out of Jail

April 28th, 2020


"Many of us are loved all the time, by many people. But if we don't get it the way we want it, the exact way we want...we don't feel loved. There is a piece of us that tends to not acknowledge the love around us."


Dr. Ben Edwards on the Crossroads of Medicine and the Law

April 13th, 2020


"Medical school taught me how to diagnose symptoms and how to give the drug to treat... There is no money in chronic disease resolution; there is …

TLC Faculty Member Terry Lenamon on Trying Death Penalty Cases

March 30th, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman interviews trial lawyer and TLC graduate and faculty member Terry Lenamon on trying death penalty cases armed with …

TLC Graduate Benjamin Cloward on How TLC Methods Translate to Trial Wins

March 9th, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman interviews trial lawyer and TLC graduate Benjamin Cloward (TLC Sept 2013) on how the methods taught in TLC courses translate to actual use in a trial.

Ben is a partner in the Richard Harris …

Valeri Malone on Incorporating TLC Methods into Your Practice and Your Life

February 12th, 2020


TLC Podcast host Rafe Foreman interviews Valeri Malone on how she has incorporated the methods learned at the Trial Lawyers College into her …

TLC Board Member, Maren Chaloupka on Serving the Mentally Ill

January 23rd, 2020


Maren Chaloupka is a criminal defense and civil plaintiff’s trial lawyer. She has a diverse practice, and she especially enjoys working on civil …

Trying an Honest Case with TLC Faculty Members, Brooks Cutter and Scott Glovsky

November 7th, 2019


In this episode, Scott Glovsky, host of the popular podcast, Trial Lawyer Talk, TLC Graduate & Faculty Member talks about a recent wrongful death …

TLC Faculty Member, Jacqui Ford on Reputation In & Out of the Courtroom

August 29th, 2019


Oklahoma Trial Lawyer, Jacqui Ford talks about the reputation of trial lawyers and the power of conversation and credibility in and out of the courtroom. Jacqui has been attending TLC courses since 2013 and joined the …

Co-Leaders Mel Orchard & Vicki Slater on Re-Structure of TLC's Graduate-1

August 6th, 2019


In this episode, TLC's host talks with the co-leaders of the newly structured TLC Graduate-1 program, Mel Orchard & Vicki Slater. The host was able to take a back-seat to the first-launched program last year to see …

Maryland Grad, Ian Anthony on the Disparity Between Law School and Trial Lawyers College 

May 17th, 2019


Ian Anthony is our guest in this episode of the Trial Lawyers College Podcast. In this episode, we talk about how TLC differs from law school and why …

TLC Grad Shares Insight into TLC's 3-Week College Experience

April 18th, 2019


Welcome to episode 48 of the Trial Lawyers College Podcast. Donal McRoberts is our guest in this episode. He started his practice in 2011 handling …

Faculty Member, Frank Mungo Talks Story Structure Using TLC Methods

March 28th, 2019


In this episode, Scott Glovsky, 2007 grad and faculty member, is hosting this interview with Frank Mungo. Scott is the host of successful podcast, …

How Technology is Threatening our Personal Privacy with 2018 Grad, Tor Ekeland

March 1st, 2019


Today, I sit down with Tor Ekeland, New York City based computer, trial and appellate lawyer and 2018 July Graduate of the Trial Lawyers College. In …

The Effectiveness of Psychodrama with TLC Faculty Member, John Naizby

January 4th, 2019


In this episode, I sit down with long-time TLC grad and faculty member, John Naizby. John practices law in Connecticut but has consulted with cases …

TLC Faculty Member, Eric Ganci on What it Takes to be a Top Rated DUI Lawyer

December 6th, 2018


In this episode, I sit down with Eric Ganci, a top rated DUI lawyer in California. He is extremely passionate about his work and it shows in this episode. Eric explains what it took to gain success as a DUI Lawyer and …

Birth Injury Attorney, Nelson Tyrone on Incorporating Psychodrama

November 15th, 2018


In this episode I talk with Nelson Tyrone, famed birth injury lawyer from Atlanta, Georgia, who graduated from TLC in 2000 and joined the faculty the …

Faculty Member and Missouri Public Defender Laura O'Sullivan on the Nationwide Public Defender Crisis

October 25th, 2018


In this interview, we have a very special guest joining, Missouri Public Defender Laura O'Sullivan. Laura attended her first TLC course in 1998 and …

Faculty Member Betsy Greene on How Far the TLC Method Can Be Taken

October 4th, 2018


PI Lawyer, Betsy Greene from Bloomington, Indiana is with us today. She has been a lawyer for over 35 years and graduated from TLC in 2005. She …

Exoneree, Darryl Burton on Miracle of Innocence

August 23rd, 2018


We have a very special guest on this episode. Darryl Burton has been coming to the TLC since 2009 to talk to the students about death row and the 24 years he spent in prison as an innocent man. He faced many hardships, …

TLC Faculty, Daniel Rodriguez on Discovering the Story of the Taft School Shooting

July 26th, 2018


Today, we are sharing another episode from TLC Faculty Member, Scott Glovsky’s podcast, Trial Lawyer Talk. Scott talks with Daniel Rodriguez about a …

TLC Faculty Member Greg Reeves on Being a Trial Lawyer

June 28th, 2018


TLC Faculty Member Greg Reeves talks with Trial Lawyer Talk Host, and TLC Grad, Scott Glovsky about a capital murder case victory after 5 years of …

Behind the Scenes of a Medical Malpractice Case with TLC Faculty Member, Eric Fong

May 31st, 2018


Eric Fong talks with Trial Lawyer Talk Host, and TLC Grad, Scott Glovsky about a medical malpractice case that had quite an impact on him due to the circumstances of all the problems this case had interwoven into it. He …

TLC Psychodramatists Explain the Importance of Psychodrama in the Courtroom

May 4th, 2018


Missy Adrian, TLC Alumni Relations Assistant talks with two of TLC’s Psychodramatists on the importance and impact of using Psychodramatic techniques in the courtroom. Joining Missy in this interview are Mike Traynor …

Kim Savo Interviews Scott Glovsky on the Impact of Storytelling

April 5th, 2018


Today, Kim Savo, a Trial Lawyer's College faculty member interview Trial Lawyer Talk host, and host of many TLC Podcast Episodes, Scott Glovsky. The …

TLC Faculty Member, Corinne Mullen on Connecting with Jurors

March 8th, 2018


Today, Scott Glovsky interviews Corinne Mullen, a 1997 TLC Grad and TLC Faculty Member. She talks about how a recent case had a profound impact on …

California Regional Co-Leader Mel Orchard on Growing from Losses

February 15th, 2018


Scott Glovsky interviews Mel Orchard, managing partner of the Spence Law firm in Wyoming and senior faculty member of the Trial Lawyer’s College. Mel …

Terry Lenamon Talks Death Penalty Case in Florida

January 18th, 2018


We are going to continue sharing our 2007 TLC Graduate and Faculty Member, Scott Glovsky’s interviews with some of TLC’s faculty, board members, and …

Milton Grimes on the Power of Truth

September 21st, 2017


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 …

Connie Henderson on Medical Malpractice

September 12th, 2017


Connie Henderson, a trial lawyer in Washington State and TLC Faculty Co-Leader at the Cross Examination Seminar in Leavenworth WA, talks about the …

Eric Fong on the Truth of Work/Life Balance and the Details of Cross Examination

August 18th, 2017


Eric Fong, TLC faculty Co-leader for the upcoming Cross Examination Seminar, talks about the details of an effective cross examination - the goals, …

Ron Estefan on the Currency of Credibility in the Courtroom

August 3rd, 2017


In this interview, Ron Estefan (TLC '05) Houston-based personal injury trial lawyer and TLC faculty member talks about the importance of credibility …

Zaki Zehawi on Criminal Defense: Fighting with Love

July 1st, 2017


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 …

Chris Trundy on How to Tap Into Your Own Greatness

May 25th, 2017


Chris Trundy is a Massachusetts trial lawyer and one of the faculty co leaders at the upcoming Psychodrama for Lawyers Seminar. Chris’s  fascination …

Kim Benjamin on the Fundamental Skills That Help in Every Phase of the Trial

May 16th, 2017


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 …

Better Lawyering Through Psychodrama with Pychodramatist Kathryn St.Clair and TLC Grad Evan Lloyd

May 12th, 2017


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 …

Greg Westfall, Criminal Defense Lawye​​r and TLC Faculty, on Racism and Victimhood in America

May 1st, 2017


Greg Westfall, criminal defense lawyer and TLC faculty member, discusses racism and victim-hood in America, and how it affects your clients, your …

Criminal Defense Lawyer, Don Malarcik, on the Most Powerful Forces in a Trial

April 24th, 2017


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 …

Paula Estefan on Hostile Jurors, Empathy and Getting the Jury to Engage

April 3rd, 2017


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 …

The Method of Bringing Your Client's Story to Life - Trial Lawyer Colby Vokey

March 28th, 2017


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 …

Kent Spence & the History of the Trial Lawyer's College

March 25th, 2017


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 …

Battle for Credibility During Voir Dire with TLC President John Sloan

March 15th, 2017


In this podcast John Sloan, Trial Lawyer and President of the Trial Lawyers College Board talks about some of the most difficult challenges that …

Mel Orchard Talks Ego & Success in the Courtroom

March 7th, 2017


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 …

What Lawyering is "Supposed" to Look Like

March 1st, 2017


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 …

Why Direct Exam is So Important to Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Malarcik

February 23rd, 2017


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 …

Strong Direct Examinations Build Strong Stories

February 20th, 2017


WIN with the most compelling Direct Examination. In this interview with Georgia Regional Faculty Co-Leader Betsy Greene, we dive into the details on …

The Importance of Perspective

February 18th, 2017


In this interview with Rafe Foreman, trial lawyer, professor at UMKC Law School, and faculty at the upcoming Direct Examination Seminar March …

Joshua Karton Talks Stage Fright, Teaching Lawyers & How to Communicate with a Jury

January 23rd, 2017


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 …

HOW TO WIN the Most Emotionally Charged Cases Using TLC Methods

January 14th, 2017


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 …

Gerry Spence on the TEDx Stage

December 9th, 2016


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

November 19th, 2016


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 …

Attorney Joe Fried Talks Fighting Ford, What Motivates Him and The Sacrifices of a Trial Lawyer

November 14th, 2016


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 …

Attorney Dana Cole Talks About The Intersection of Teaching & Trial Law

November 3rd, 2016


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 …

Attorney David Gutierrez Talks About Courage & the Power of Listening

October 20th, 2016


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 …

Trial Attorney Nelson Tyrone & the Extraordinary Power of Story

September 29th, 2016


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

September 22nd, 2016


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 …

R. Rex Parris Talks Overcoming Fear, Cognitive Science and Connecting with Juries

September 15th, 2016


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 …

Gerry Spence on the Trial Lawyer's College Podcast

March 30th, 2016


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

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