34 episodes

Courtroom Confidential is a podcast that takes you inside the courtroom here and abroad on compelling cases featuring exclusive interviews with the attorneys and litigants and showcasing riveting special series such as Inside Innocence with the California Innocence Project, The Right Stuff Series, and Until Court Do Us Part Series on the cautionary tales of divorce in the modern era. Hosted by lawyer Tara Shah and produced by Stiletto Mafia Productions and Cloudcast Media.

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Courtroom Confidential is a podcast that takes you inside the courtroom here and abroad on compelling cases featuring exclusive interviews with the attorneys and litigants and showcasing riveting special series such as Inside Innocence with the California Innocence Project, The Right Stuff Series, and Until Court Do Us Part Series on the cautionary tales of divorce in the modern era. Hosted by lawyer Tara Shah and produced by Stiletto Mafia Productions and Cloudcast Media.

    The Right Stuff Series: Honesty is the Best Litigator

    The Right Stuff Series: Honesty is the Best Litigator

    Courtroom Confidential’s “The Right Stuff Series” is a 5-part series dedicated to helping you to find the lawyer with the right stuff for your case by examining 5 of the most important characteristics of a great lawyer! Co-hosted by Daniel Crespo and Michael D’Andrea, litigation partners at the premier law firm Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, in this episode you learn why and how ‘honesty is the best litigator’. This series is proudly sponsored by Pete Fowler Construction.

    Daniel and Michael are the hiring partners in the Los Angeles office and the qualities that they recommend clients look for when researching lawyers are the same skills they look for when interviewing new applicants. Through their cautionary tales you will learn why you want a lawyer who is honest and possesses strong interpersonal skills. The lawyer-client relationship is based on trust. Trust starts with honesty and begins by setting realistic expectations and being straightforward about the merits of a case from the start. In addition, hiring a lawyer with strong interpersonal skills can make all the difference for the success of your case since the lawyer has interact with the client, the court, opposing parties, and third parties. .

    Daniel and Michael are the hiring partners in the Los Angeles office and the qualities that they recommend clients look for when researching lawyers are the same skills they look for when interviewing new applicants. Through their cautionary tales you will learn why you want a lawyer who is prepared to ‘go to mattresses for you’ and can do it while maintaining respect for others and themselves. At the end of the day, integrity is at its core, the most important quality of a good lawyer.


    About the Partners: Daniel A. Crespo is a partner with Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP in its Los Angeles office, directing his focus is on complex civil litigation matters including personal injury cases, habitability cases, construction defect cases, as well as business litigation.

    Michael D’Andrea is a partner based in the Los Angeles office of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. He is a litigator and trial attorney. His focus is in personal injury litigation, consumer product litigation, commercial product litigation, premises liability matters, environmental matters and toxic tort litigation. He was also recently named as a Rising Star via Super Lawyer Magazine in 2021.

    This series is proudly brought to you by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. To learn more, visit PeteFowler.com.

    • 27 min
    The Right Stuff Series: A Litigator with Integrity

    The Right Stuff Series: A Litigator with Integrity

    Courtroom Confidential’s “The Right Stuff Series” is a 5-part series dedicated to helping you to find the lawyer with the right stuff for your case by examining 5 of the most important characteristics of a great lawyer! Co-hosted by Daniel Crespo and Michael D’Andrea, litigation partners at the premier law firm Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, in this episode you learn the lesson of why it’s important that you hire a lawyer with integrity.

    Daniel and Michael are the hiring partners in the Los Angeles office and the qualities that they recommend clients look for when researching lawyers are the same skills they look for when interviewing new applicants. Through their cautionary tales you will learn why you want a lawyer who is prepared to ‘go to mattresses for you’ and can do it while maintaining respect for others and themselves. At the end of the day, integrity is at its core, the single most important quality of a great lawyer.

    About the Partners: Daniel A. Crespo is a partner with Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP in its Los Angeles office, directing his focus is on complex civil litigation matters including personal injury cases, habitability cases, construction defect cases, as well as business litigation.

    Michael D’Andrea is a partner based in the Los Angeles office of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. He is a litigator and trial attorney. His focus is in personal injury litigation, consumer product litigation, commercial product litigation, premises liability matters, environmental matters and toxic tort litigation. He was also recently named as a Rising Star via Super Lawyer Magazine in 2021.

    This series is proudly brought to you by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. To learn more, visit PeteFowler.com.

    • 24 min
    The Right Stuff Series: To Have or Not to Have an Aggressive Litigator

    The Right Stuff Series: To Have or Not to Have an Aggressive Litigator

    Courtroom Confidential’s “The Right Stuff Series” is a 5-part series dedicated to helping you to find the lawyer with the right stuff for your case by examining 5 of the most important characteristics of a great lawyer! Co-hosted by Daniel Crespo and Michael D’Andrea, litigation partners at the premier law firm Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, in this episode you learn the pros and cons of hiring an overly aggressive litigator. This series is sponsored by Pete Fowler Construction.

    Daniel and Michael are the hiring partners in the Los Angeles office and the qualities that they recommend clients look for when researching lawyers are the same skills they look for when interviewing new applicants. Through their cautionary tales you will learn why an in-your-face, aggressive attorney is not always the most effective litigator. There is a time and place to be demanding and assertive, and a shrewd litigator will know when and where that is and will do it with a specific strategy in mind to win the client’s case.

    About the Partners: Daniel A. Crespo is a partner with Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP in its Los Angeles office, directing his focus is on complex civil litigation matters including personal injury cases, habitability cases, construction defect cases, as well as business litigation.

    Michael D’Andrea is a partner based in the Los Angeles office of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. He is a litigator and trial attorney. His focus is in personal injury litigation, consumer product litigation, commercial product litigation, premises liability matters, environmental matters and toxic tort litigation. He was also recently named as a Rising Star via Super Lawyer Magazine in 2021.

    This series is proudly brought to you by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. To learn more, visit PeteFowler.com.

    • 32 min
    The Right Stuff Series: The Experienced Negotiator

    The Right Stuff Series: The Experienced Negotiator

    Courtroom Confidential’s “The Right Stuff Series” is a 5-part series dedicated to helping you to find the lawyer with the right stuff for your case by examining 5 of the most important characteristics of a great lawyer! Co-hosted by Daniel Crespo and Michael D’Andrea, litigation partners at the premier law firm Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, in this episode you learn the lesson of why it’s important that you hire a lawyer who is an experienced negotiator.


    Daniel and Michael are the hiring partners in the Los Angeles office and the qualities that they recommend clients look for when researching lawyers are the same skills they look for when interviewing new applicants. Through their cautionary tales you will learn why the best litigator is a skilled negotiator.
    The reality is most cases do not go to trial within one week after the case is filed like on television. Taking a case from date of file to trial can be long drive down litigation lane, which is why a vast majority of them settle long before trial. Having a lawyer who is an adept, savvy, and strategic negotiator can make all the difference for the outcome in your case.

    About the Partners: Daniel A. Crespo is a partner with Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP in its Los Angeles office, directing his focus is on complex civil litigation matters including personal injury cases, habitability cases, construction defect cases, as well as business litigation.

    Michael D’Andrea is a partner based in the Los Angeles office of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. He is a litigator and trial attorney. His focus is in personal injury litigation, consumer product litigation, commercial product litigation, premises liability matters, environmental matters and toxic tort litigation. He was also recently named as a Rising Star via Super Lawyer Magazine in 2021.

    This series is proudly brought to you by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. To learn more, visit PeteFowler.com.

    • 32 min
    The Right Stuff Series: The Effective Communicator

    The Right Stuff Series: The Effective Communicator

    Courtroom Confidential’s “The Right Stuff Series” is a 5-part series that is dedicated to helping you to find the lawyer with the right stuff for your case by examining 5 of the most important characteristics of a great lawyer! Co-hosted by Daniel Crespo and Michael D’Andrea, litigation partners at the premier law firm Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara, in this episode you will learn the lesson of why it’s important that you hire a lawyer who is an effective communicator.

    Daniel and Michael are the hiring partners in the Los Angeles office and the qualities that they recommend clients look for when researching lawyers are the same skills they look for when interviewing new applicants. Through their cautionary tales you will learn why the best lawyer is one who communicates with the client regularly, candidly, and earnestly. Having efficient and effective correspondence with the client and all parties involved can help advance investigation at critical times, be essential during discovery and negotiation phases, and to foster a more positive relationship with the client.

    About the Partners: Daniel A. Crespo is a partner with Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP in its Los Angeles office, directing his focus is on complex civil litigation matters including personal injury cases, habitability cases, construction defect cases, as well as business litigation.

    Michael D’Andrea is a partner based in the Los Angeles office of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. He is a litigator and trial attorney. His focus is in personal injury litigation, consumer product litigation, commercial product litigation, premises liability matters, environmental matters and toxic tort litigation. He was also recently named as a Rising Star via Super Lawyer Magazine in 2021.

    This series is proudly brought to you by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. To learn more, visit PeteFowler.com.

    • 30 min
    Ep. 28 Until Court Do Us Part Series: Domestic Violence - What it is & How to Protect Yourself

    Ep. 28 Until Court Do Us Part Series: Domestic Violence - What it is & How to Protect Yourself

    Domestic violence is a serious topic and almost every family law attorney, unfortunately, has had a client who has been a victim of it. Domestic violence is not limited to physical abuse as it can also manifest from harassment and emotional abuse. Due to the complexities and strong emotions involved in these types of cases, it is wise to have an experienced and compassionate attorney who can manage the case from the Temporary Restraining Order stage through trial. This is why Nicole Nuzzo, Sheila Stiles, and Nicole Schmidt of Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara are here to teach you the lesson on: Helping victims of domestic violence.

    Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara’s family law practice is known for representing all types of individuals in complex family law matters, including domestic violence cases. Nicole Schmidt, Nicole Nuzzo, and Sheila Stiles are partners in the firm’s Newport Beach office and are all designated specialists in the area of family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

    This series is proudly sponsored by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. Pete Fowler Construction's experts translate technical jargon into plain-English anyone can understand. Lawyers and insurers need to understand nuanced, technical building issues and costs to make smart decisions and solve the problem. To learn more visit PeteFowler.com.

    • 27 min

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Amazing podcast!

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