This Week in Legal Blogging
Ep. 039: From veterinarian to lawyer – Dr. Nancy Halpern shares experiences blogging on animal law

Ep. 039: From veterinarian to lawyer – Dr. Nancy Halpern shares experiences blogging on animal law

April 30, 2021

It's always fascinating to hear how lawyers ended up in the area of practice they did. It's almost never a straight line. But the latest This Week in Legal Blogging guest has a backstory few can match.

Dr. Nancy Halpern, at one time a practicing veterinarian, joined Bob Ambrogi to discuss how she came to practice animal law at Fox Rothschild and shared her insights on authoring their Animal Law Update blog.

Ep. 038: Kathryn Rattigan of Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider discusses how data privacy intersects with other areas of the law

Ep. 038: Kathryn Rattigan of Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider discusses how data privacy intersects with other areas of the law

April 22, 2021

Data privacy intersects with multiple other areas of the law—and there's been an uptick in cases since the pandemic started. With a quick, hasty transition to a virtual world, Kathryn Rattigan explains how this has affected her practice and what part blogging plays in the whole situation. She talks with Bob Ambrogi about motivating lawyers to blog, her interest in drones, and how the publication has brought in clients.

Ep. 037: The Blunt Truth’s Jennifer Mora funnels a passion for writing into blogging on cannabis law

Ep. 037: The Blunt Truth’s Jennifer Mora funnels a passion for writing into blogging on cannabis law

April 15, 2021

It's not too long ago, it'd be hard to envision a large law firm the calibre of Seyfarth Shaw wading into blogging on cannabis law—but times do change. Jennifer Mora, Assistant Editor on Seyfarth's The Blunt Truth, joins Bob Ambrogi to discuss how she ended up in this area of law, their editorial process on their blog, why she writes and how it's made her a better lawyer. 

Ep. 036: Anthony Zaller, of CA Employment Law Report, on how he meets his audience where they are

Ep. 036: Anthony Zaller, of CA Employment Law Report, on how he meets his audience where they are

April 2, 2021

In the LexBlog community, there are few—if any—bloggers who do a better job of making their blog their home base of a larger internet presence better than Anthony Zaller. The author of the California Employment Law Report joined This Week in Legal Blogging to discuss how he positions his blog as a resource for Golden State businesses, why he supplements blog posts with video and audio and the impact the blog has had on his practice. 

Ep. 035: Thomas Crane of the San Antonio Employment Law Blog on the intersection of his law practice and military service

Ep. 035: Thomas Crane of the San Antonio Employment Law Blog on the intersection of his law practice and military service

March 25, 2021

With tens of thousands of lawyers, the LexBlog Community is flush with interesting stories—and Thomas Crane's is prominent among those. The Iraq War veteran joined Bob Ambrogi to discuss his San Antonio Employment Law Blog, how it started, how it's shaped his career and advice he'd pass along to fellow lawyers. 

Ep. 034: Byte Back’s David Stauss on the importance of writing to your readers

Ep. 034: Byte Back’s David Stauss on the importance of writing to your readers

March 18, 2021

You don't want to be shouting into the void. Husch Blackwell Partner David Stauss, author on their privacy and data security blog Byte Back, joins Bob Ambrogi to discuss the importance of writing content that's relevant to readers, why blogging is a great idea for young lawyers and how they catch readers' attention quickly. 

Ep. 033: Douglas Berman of Sentencing Law & Policy on the role of blogging in academia

Ep. 033: Douglas Berman of Sentencing Law & Policy on the role of blogging in academia

March 5, 2021

In one of our most interesting shows yet, Ohio State University Professor of Law Douglas Berman—longtime author of Sentencing Law & Policy—joins us to discuss blogging as an academic, how it's influenced his career, the role blogging plays in shaping the law and, naturally, what it's like having your blog cited by the Supreme Court. 

Episode 032: Jason Gavejian of Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report Blog talks blogging’s value

Episode 032: Jason Gavejian of Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report Blog talks blogging’s value

February 18, 2021

We are joined by privacy, data, and cybersecurity lawyer Jason Gavejian on This Week in Legal Blogging. He sits down with Bob Ambrogi to talk about the internal and external value of blogging, and how a good publication not only attracts clients, but even talent to a firm. 

Episode 031: Eric Turkewitz of New York Personal Injury Law Blog shares 14 years of blogging advice

Episode 031: Eric Turkewitz of New York Personal Injury Law Blog shares 14 years of blogging advice

February 11, 2021

We are joined by longtime blogger Eric Turkewitz on This Week in Legal Blogging. He sits down with Kevin O'Keefe—who fills in for Bob Ambrogi this week—to talk about his entry into the world of blogging and why he keeps at it 14 years later. 

Episode 030: Angela Reddock-Wright talks about consistency in blogging

Episode 030: Angela Reddock-Wright talks about consistency in blogging

February 4, 2021

In a shorter installment of This Week in Legal Blogging, we are joined by employment, workplace and Title IX law authority Angela Reddock-Wright. She sits down with Bob Ambrogi to discuss her experience with blogging throughout the years and why she does it.

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