Hosted by Attorney Louis Goodman

Season 1

Roz Silvaggio - USF

Dec. 30, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara & USF Law School, Roz started her career defending the indigen…

Erin Loback - Dartmouth

Dec. 16, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. Deputy District Attorney Erin Loback, currently assigned to resolve post-conviction matters, has pros…

Otis Landerholm - Washington State (Cougars)

Dec. 9, 2020

Otis is the founding partner of a full-service immigration law firm based in Oakland, California.  He relishes helping people through some of the most difficult periods of their lives.  He speaks Mandarin and Spanish in addi…

Tamara Zivot - Michigan

Dec. 2, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. Raised in Las Vegas, she completed her undergraduate work at UCLA. She was later active in the Southe…

Miki Tal - Cardozo

Nov. 25, 2020

Born in Israel, raised in Orange County, California, Miki Tal first practiced law as a Deputy District Attorney New York City's Bronx County Courthouse. She served a stint as a law clerk in the Alameda County DA's Office, wo…

Megan Burns - Lewis & Clark

Nov. 18, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to https://www.lovethylawyer.com/blog for transcripts. In collaboration with the Alameda County Bar Association , Love Thy Lawyer p…

Bonus: Don't Judge Me Podcast with Louis Goodman

Nov. 14, 2020

lovethylawyer.com The team at the Don't Judge Me podcast reached out and asked me to be a guest on their show. They are a great group and really have fun with their podcast. They kindly allowed me to post the entire episode…

Kurt Robinson - Notre Dame

Nov. 11, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Now retired, Kurt Robinson earned his way through outstanding schools with stunning academic success. Originally sought after because…

Lee Mezzetti - Santa Clara

Nov. 4, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. Criminal defense attorney Leon J. Mezzetti, Jr. , has dedicated more than 30 years to defending clien…

David Lim / Louis Goodman - Judicial Candidates

Oct. 28, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. In light of the upcoming election, David Lim and Louis Goodman discuss their judicial campaigns. Nei…

Elizabeth Echols - Stanford

Oct. 21, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast will be easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. Elizabeth Echols https://www.elizabeth4parks.org/home A former Obama Administration official, El…

Chris Peeples - AC Transit

Oct. 14, 2020

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is will be available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to Blog for transcript lists. Chris Peeples 510.854.8856 chris_peeples@yahoo.com From AC Transit: H. E. Christian Peeples was appo…

Mark Fickes - Hastings

Oct. 7, 2020

Judicial Candidate Mark Fickes started interning in Public Defender Offices. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office gave him his first paying legal job as a Deputy District Attorney. He also worked as a trial att…

Annie Beles - USF

Sept. 23, 2020

Annie Beles has tried over 50 cases to jury verdict and handled hundreds more. Most of her trials have involved serious felony charges. She relishes fighting for her clients. Growing up in a legal community family, she st…

Phil Vaughns - McGeorge

Sept. 16, 2020

Phil Vaughns describes growing up in Oakland, attending and playing football at Skyline High School, going on to Cal State Hayward (East Bay) before attending McGeorge Law School. He had an unusual first job experience in V…

Kim Burgess - Hastings

Sept. 9, 2020

With experience as a Deputy District Attorney and Assistant Public Defender, Kim Burgess has practiced law in most jurisdictions in Northern California. Emphasizing criminal defense, she now focuses on the Tri-Valley area w…

Greg O'Connell - Golden Gate

Sept. 2, 2020

Well liked by everyone at the Courthouse, former Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Greg O'Connell now practices with the legendary RLS (Rains, Lucia, Stern, St. Phalle & Silver) firm in Walnut Creek. Greg tells us abou…

Eric Swalwell - United States Congress

Aug. 26, 2020

Eric Swalwell represents the California 15th Congressional District. As a former Alameda County Deputy District Attorney he brings his Courtroom skills to Washington DC. Eric played Division 1 Soccer at Campbell University…

Jared Winter - Cal Western

Aug. 19, 2020

Emphasizing criminal defense and personal injury, Jared Winter practices with Bonjour, Thorman, Burns & Dahm in Pleasanton. Born in Idaho, raised in Arizona, Jared decided to become a lawyer while on jury duty. He graduated…

Steve Rubenstein - San Francisco Chronicle

Aug. 15, 2020

Bonus Episode: The 4th Estate. If you're reading the Chron and you see an intro that's just so off-the-wall that it makes your head spin and say "who wrote this?" be aware that Steve Rubenstein probably is the answer. Steve'…

Nancy O'Malley - Carondelet

Aug. 12, 2020

Alameda County District Attorney discusses protecting victims' rights as a priority since an early age. She is honored to sit behind the same desk as Earl Warren. She almost didn't go to college, let alone law school, and sh…

David Lim - UCLA

Aug. 5, 2020

Former Alameda County Deputy District Attorney, Former Mayor of San Mateo, David Lim joins me on the pod to discuss his career decisions and how they have affected his life. He's a lawyer, a teacher, and a coach. David's an …

Zach Thompson - Media Smack

Aug. 1, 2020

Zach talks to us about website design, internet marketing, SEO campaigns, and living on a small ranch in Texas. MediaSmack designed my website: www.louisgoodman.com . From their website: MediaSmack builds robust Search Engi…

Carin Johnson - Chico

July 29, 2020

Carin and her husband, Peter, (who we'll get on the pod in the future) developed a firm that provides Criminal Defense and Juvenile Justice law. Aggressively representing individuals, they achieve outstanding results for th…

Louis Goodman - Inside the Pod

July 25, 2020

Microphones, transcripts, quick Rock Harmon update, moving forward and a plug for podcasts in general. Inside the Pod talks about things that are going on inside the pod, the recording process, the new transcripts, why trans…

Ernie Castillo - Reardon

July 22, 2020

Ernie Castillo tries the big tough cases. No set of facts is too explosive for him to deal with. He made time for the podcast interview while a jury deliberated the fate of his client in a murder trial. He explains how th…

Rock Harmon - USNA Annapolis

July 15, 2020

Rock Harmon pioneered forensic DNA evidence. He served on the OJ Simpson prosecution team, where DNA evidence first came to the general public. Rock is a decorated Vietnam combat veteran. He is a graduate of the United Sta…

Waukeen McCoy - Hastings

July 8, 2020

https://www.lovethylawyer.com/ Winning large Civil Rights verdicts, and successfully arguing before the California Supreme Court, Waukeen caught the attention of then Mayor Willie Brown. That led to important career mileston…

Mike McElroy - U.S. Army

July 5, 2020

Born in San Francisco, initially raised in the North Beach Projects, Mike McElroy graduated from San Mateo High School before enlisting in the United States Army. He trained as Military Police and began taking college cours…

Elliot Silver - Chigwell

July 1, 2020

Born in England, educated just outside of London, and then in Miami, Elliot Silver came to Alameda County and opened a successful law practice. Hear all about his travels and adventures and his unique family history. A tran…

Lynn Gorelick - Cal

June 24, 2020

https://www.lovethylawyer.com/ Born in San Francisco, educated in the Bay Area, practicing in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, Lynn shares her thoughts and perspectives on the local legal scene. Lynn Gorelick 510.785.1444 …

Louis - Podcast Update

June 22, 2020

https://www.lovethylawyer.com/ Louis gives an update about where the pod has been, where it's going, and some thoughts for future episodes. You're invited to send feedback by email. Every email gets read. Louis Goodman 510.…

Taylor Moudy - Santa Clara

June 17, 2020

Raised in Hayward and practicing in Hayward, Taylor is the quintessential tale of a local boy who makes his family and community proud. Taylor's a great recent addition to the Alameda County bar. Musical Theme: Joel Katz, S…

Rebecca Feigelson - Herzlia

June 10, 2020

https://www.lovethylawyer.com/ Originally from Maui, raised in South Africa, and admitted in New York and California, Rebecca Feigelson practices law in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has offices in San Francisco and Oakla…

Phil Schnayerson - Rutgers Guy

May 31, 2020

Sporting five decades of experience, Phil regales us with tales from the heyday of Haight Ashbury, Vista Volunteers, early bail projects, his life as a lawyer in the defense of the criminally accused, and of course, growing …

Nabiel Ahmed - Hastings

May 28, 2020

A rising star in the Alameda County Criminal Justice System, Nabiel tells us about his upbringing in the Bay Area, College at UC Davis, and Law School at Golden Gate and Hastings. We also get updates on his practice, mentor…

Trailer

May 26, 2020

Overview of some of the thoughts and hurdles I experienced in developing the idea for a new podcast for Alameda County Attorneys.