Hosted by Attorney Louis Goodman

Episodes

PD to Judge - Hon. Michelle Tong / SF Superior Court

Feb. 1, 2023

Judge Michelle Tong was a trial attorney for the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office for over 15 years before taking the bench at the San Francisco Superior Court. She was born in Toronto and moved to Sacramento with her …

Personal Freedom: Gary Miles - Loyola

Jan. 25, 2023

Gary Miles is an attorney, entrepreneur, podcaster and life coach with a career that spans over 43 years. He is a managing partner at boutique litigation law firm Huesman, Jones & Miles. Nowadays he mostly handles family law…

Vicki Jensen, Santa Clara - Bartender to DUI Pro

Jan. 18, 2023

Vicki Jensen went from serving up drinks as a bartender to defending clients from DUIs as a criminal defense attorney. She has clerked for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, the Santa Cruz Public Defender’s Office a…

My Case & LawMatics Founder: Matt Spiegel

Jan. 11, 2023

After spending five years as a criminal defense attorney and receiving a bar complaint for not calling back a client on time, Matt Spiegel developed a legal case management software so that law firms could keep better track …

ACBA President Alice Cheng - Davis

Jan. 4, 2023

In collaboration with the Alameda County Bar Association, Love Thy Lawyer presents an interview with: Alice Cheng Alice Cheng was born in Hong Kong and moved to San Francisco when she was a kid and speaks Cantonese and Man…

An End & A Beginning / Louis Goodman - University of Rochester

Nov. 16, 2022

Louis goes solo in the season finale of 2022 to recommend some of his favorite previous episodes and give an update for the next season in 2023, which begins in January. Louis takes us back in time to the late 70’s in Roches…

Simone Chambliss - Red Metric Law

Nov. 9, 2022

Simone Chambliss is a criminal defense attorney at Red Metric Law. Despite just being an attorney for a little under two years, she has found her passion in helping people and defending the criminally accused in court. She’s…

Mark Willis - Whole Life Insurance as Banking Alternative

Nov. 2, 2022

Mark Willis is not a lawyer, but a Certified Financial Planner and the co-host of the Not Your Average Financial Podcast. After watching the market meltdown in 2008, he came across strategies that he deemed worthy of recomme…

Leave Depression Behind: Go to Law School - Dannie DeNovo

Oct. 26, 2022

After suffering from severe depression in her teenage and college years, Dannie De Novo decided to study happiness so that her baby daughter would never have to go through what she did. Now in addition to being a lawyer she …

Tom Kirkham - Cyber Security

Oct. 19, 2022

Tom Kirkham isn’t a lawyer, but he helps lawyers as well as business owners keep their clients’ private data safe from breaches, ransomware attacks, hacking and other cyberthreats. He is a cyber security and defense systems …

Virtual Law Offices (Real Money) - Sam Mollaei UCLA

Oct. 12, 2022

Sam Mollaei has only been an attorney for 7 years, but he already has 7 different law firms which serve clients in a myriad of different fields ranging from business law, tax ID services, property damage, employment law, lem…

Amanda Butler Schley / Sailboat Office - LSU

Oct. 5, 2022

After working grueling hours at a big law firm, Amanda Butler Schley founded Business Law Group, a boutique firm focused on representing Louisiana entrepreneurs. Having her own firm and not having to show up in court allowed…

Preventing Stupid: Matt Davis - Cornell

Sept. 28, 2022

Matt Davis left a job at the Department of Energy to move back to his hometown and practice law. Now he runs Davis Business Law, a firm with seven offices throughout Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma focused on helping lawyers and …

Dan Callahan - Davis

Sept. 21, 2022

Daniel Callahan runs Callahan Consulting, providing consulting services on trial strategy and tactics as well as expert case matching - helping clients find attorneys specialized in a certain field or from a certain locale. …

Kenneth McCallion - Yale

Sept. 14, 2022

Kenneth McCallion has been practicing law for half a century. He has been an Assistant United States Attorney, a New York State Attorney and a civil litigator and has worked on several high-profile environmental and human ri…

Richard Zitrin - Escape to San Quentin

Sept. 7, 2022

Richard Zitrin has been practicing law for 47 years. He’s currently a consultant to other lawyers on ethical issues and is occasionally an expert witness. His career started in the early 1970’s representing Johnny Spain in t…

Doug Brown - Summit Success

Aug. 31, 2022

Doug Brown has been an executive coach for over 10 years. He works with Summit Success International helping lawyers build up their business to a point it can run without them, giving them more time and freedom as well as ea…

Hon. Dorothy Proudfoot (ACBA) - Administrative Law Judge

Aug. 24, 2022

In collaboration with the Alameda County Bar Association, Love Thy Lawyer presents an interview with: Judge Dorothy Proudfoot Judge Dorothy Proudfoot presides over arbitration hearings and conducts mediation sessions as an…

Roundtable - Qualified Immunity/Sec. 1983 with Fulvio Cajina & Adam Carlson

Aug. 17, 2022

Fulvio Cajina and Adam Carlson join this roundtable discussion to talk about qualified immunity and Section 1983, and how they play into civil rights, police misconduct and compensation cases. They discuss how sometimes it’s…

Tony Serra / The Original True Believer - Stanford

Aug. 10, 2022

Tony Serra’s amazing career throughout several decades includes fascinating tales of representing clients in several high-profile cases from Huey Newton and the Black Panthers, to White Panthers, Hells Angels and many more. …

Cherie Wallace - USF

Aug. 3, 2022

There was never any doubt Cherie Wallace would become a criminal defense lawyer. Coming from a big family with several members that have been in the system, she has visited the inside of jails and prisons since she was littl…

Adam Carlson - USF

July 27, 2022

Adam Carlson knew he wanted to be a lawyer since the days he would relentlessly argue with his mom. He began as an intake paralegal and now is a managing partner at Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook handling personal injury c…

Hon. Mark McCannon (ACBA) - Alameda County Superior Court

July 20, 2022

Judge Mark McCannon was an Alameda County Deputy District Attorney trying misdemeanor and felony cases for over 16 years before taking the bench as an Alameda County Superior Court Judge in 2013. Appointed by governor Jerry …

Carl Ficks - No Surrender LLC

July 13, 2022

Carl Ficks has been a lawyer since 1988. He started out at a small firm, and later went on to do civil litigation for big law and has done plenty of philanthropy as well. Now he runs No Surrender, a company specializing in h…