Hosted by Attorney Louis Goodman

Season 3

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…

Jesse Adams - Hastings

July 6, 2022

Jesse Adams has been practicing law since 2003. He worked for a few private firms before starting his own practice focusing on criminal defense in 2009. Jesse also worked at the San Diego Alternate Public Defender dealing wi…

Marshall Hammons - Hastings

June 29, 2022

Despite only having practiced as an attorney for almost two years, Marshall Hammons has plenty of experience under his belt. He was an intern at the San Francisco Department of Police Accountability helping mediate lower lev…

Steve Fretzin - Be That Lawyer

June 22, 2022

Steve Fretzin has worked with hundreds of lawyers throughout the years, helping them grow their businesses through coaching, training and special programs. He’s a business advisor, author of four books, coach, and the host o…

Hon. Pelayo Llamas (ACBA) - Alameda County Superior Court

June 15, 2022

Hon. Pelayo Llamas Prior to becoming an Alameda County Superior Court Commissioner, Pelayo Llamas worked at the Oakland City Attorney’s Office for 18 years handling cases and helping eliminate drug trafficking, human traf…

Roseann Torres - Albany Law

June 8, 2022

Roseann Torres used to be a Deputy Counsel and a Deputy District Attorney at San Joaquin County, but left her job as a prosecutor to start her own law firm in 2004. She is a current or former member of several community orga…

Zoi Jones - Thomas Jefferson School of Law

June 1, 2022

Zoi Jones is a personal injury attorney who treats her clients like family. She and her father run Gonzales & Jones, a personal injury and criminal defense practice. Zoi has represented over five thousand clients in ten year…

Greg Ahern - Sheriff of Alameda County

May 18, 2022

Greg Ahern has lived in Alameda County his entire life and has served at the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office since 1980. In 2006 he was elected Sheriff and is currently up for re-election. He was actively involved in the dev…

Roundtable with Nabiel Ahmed & Matt Fregi

May 11, 2022

This special roundtable discussion episode has the participation of criminal defense attorneys Nabiel Ahmed and Matt Fregi. They talk about a variety of topics including memorable cases where some of their clients would have…

Michael Meehan - No Cuffs

May 4, 2022

Michael Meehan has been a criminal defense attorney for 15 years at the Kavinoky Law Firm, also known as No Cuffs. He is admitted in California, Kentucky and Tennessee. Prior to being an attorney, he used to run a hair salon…

Seth Steward - George Washington University

April 27, 2022

Seth Steward’s interesting career involves being a rescue helicopter pilot for the United States Air Force, being the chief of staff for a member of the Oakland City Council, and serving in the San Francisco District Attorne…

Hon. Tamiza Hockenhull (ACBA) - Alameda County Superior Court

April 20, 2022

In collaboration with the Alameda County Bar Association, Love Thy Lawyer presents an interview with: Hon. Tamiza Hockenhull, Alameda County Superior Court Before being a Commissioner for the Alameda County Superior Court…

Courtney Burris - San Francisco DA

April 13, 2022

For over 8 years Courtney Burris has been an Assistant District Attorney for the city and county of San Francisco. During that time, she has worked in the sexual assault unit and the domestic violence unit before being promo…

Hon. Victor Rodriguez - First District Court of Appeal

April 6, 2022

Justice Victor Rodriguez has almost two decades of experience in the courts, having served under four different California Supreme Court justices and a U.S. District Court judge before taking the bench at the Alameda County …

Kelly Bagla - University of Wales

March 30, 2022

Love Thy Lawyer – Kelly Bagla - Show Notes lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is available at lovethylawyer.com. Kelly Bagla is a British lawyer who runs her own practice, Bagla Law Firm, focused on busi…

Hon. Stuart Hing (ACBA) - McGeorge

March 23, 2022

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is available at lovethylawyer.com . In collaboration with the Alameda County Bar Association , Love Thy Lawyer presents an interview with: Hon. Stuart Hing. Judge Stuart Hing w…

Tim Burr - Davis

March 16, 2022

Tim Burr was a prosecutor at the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for six years before joining Lyft to work as a Government Relations Manager dealing with local and state efforts regarding public policies and regula…

Mark Shaiken - Haverford

March 9, 2022

Mark Shaiken had an outstanding career in bankruptcy law, practicing in 5 states over the course of 38 years. He has been a partner at a large bankruptcy firm before becoming an author and writing two books with a third one …

Guest: Mark Shaiken

Hon. Delbert Gee (ACBA) - Santa Clara

March 2, 2022

Judge Delbert Gee has a legal career that spans over 40 years, 19 of which he served as a judge. He tells the story of how his parents met and came to the United States, how he went straight to college from high school, and …

Tom Ogas - Pepperdine

Feb. 23, 2022

Tom takes us through his life playing sports, sporting his acting skills in plays, and always fighting for justice at a criminal defense attorney.

Don Nobles (ACBA) - Cal

Feb. 16, 2022

Don Nobles has an impressive athletic record both in high school and college. Before going into law school at USF, he was a stock broker, a loan officer, and even worked for a beer company. He was an Alameda County Deputy Di…

Louis Goodman - 100th Episode Special

Feb. 9, 2022

On this 100th episode special, Louis goes solo to thank the listeners, some past guests and contributors of the show as well as to let us know about some of the upcoming guests. He also explains a little about how the podcas…

Charly Weissenbach - Berkeley Law

Feb. 2, 2022

Charly knew she wanted to be a lawyer since the 4th grade. Having grown in an area inside the Mojave desert, she put herself through San Diego State University and majored in political science with a minor in sociology befor…

Annie Esposito ACBA - Cal

Jan. 26, 2022

Annie Esposito joins the LTL podcast to talk about some of her duties and experience as Chief Assistant District Attorney of Alameda County, where she has been for over 21 years. She has worked in several different industrie…

Lauren Blair - Cornell

Jan. 19, 2022

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Lauren Blair https://www.freeadvice.com Call Lauren Blair at 872-216-5365 In 2014, after 20 years of tenaciously representing clients …

Kelly Bagla / Louis Goodman - Go Legal Yourself

Jan. 12, 2022

lovethylawyer.com A transcript of this podcast is easily available at lovethylawyer.com . Go to https://www.lovethylawyer.com/blog for transcripts. Kelly Bagla of the Go Legal Yourself Podcast interviews Louis Goodman, the h…

Jim Meehan - USF

Jan. 5, 2022

He is currently an Assistant District Attorney in Alameda County. He is on the Officer Involved Shooting Critical Incident Team and has served on the Special Circumstances Committee. He has also served on the Consumer Protec…