Each week on Lawterature, I invite an attorney guest to choose a work of literature and analyze it with me from a legal standpoint. For purposes of this podcast, the term “literature” will be defined as: any book, movie, television series, podcast, song, or other storytelling vehicle.
35. Abogado E. Nathan Harris discusses The Fast and the Furious
Abogado E. Nathan Harris is a personal injury lawyer from Alabama. Nathan’s story and the compassionate business he’s built to help an underserved community in the South is truly admirable and amazing.
Learn more about him and his practice on his firm's website: https://abogadoscentrolegal.com/nathan-harris/
And follow him on Instagram @latinolawyer
34. Ari Stiller discusses Plainsong, by Kent Haruf
Today’s guest is Ari Stiller, a fellow appellate attorney, law nerd and English Major.
He picked a wonderful book that I am sorry I spent so much of my life not having experienced: Plainsong by Kent Haruf. I hope you’ve read it. And if you haven’t, I hope this discussion makes you want to.
You can read more about Ari on his website at https://www.stillerlawfirm.com/
Author speaking about the book: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/92292-kent-haruf-speaks-about-his-novel-plainsong
33. Michael Jeandron Discusses Liar Liar
You can find out more about Michael Jeandron (and even Jeff Roberts) on their website: https://www.robertslawfirm.net/?utm_campaign=gmb
Follow Michael on Instagram - he posts great content: @lawyer.dad
IMDB for Liar Liar: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119528/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
32. Aaron Hicks Discusses The Sopranos
Today's guest is Aaron Hicks, a personal injury attorney with offices in Southern California and Nashville, Tennessee. Learn more about him and the work he does at his website: https://www.hickslawfirm.com/
Also, follow him on Instagram: @hickslawfirm
Vince Howard Discusses Blackbird
Today’s guest is Vince Howard, a trial attorney here in Southern California. He’s a partner at the Law offices of Ted B. Wacker, and they focus on catastrophic injury cases. Vince chose the miniseries BlackBird on Apple TV.
The series is based on the true story of a convicted drug dealer who is tapped to move to a maximum security prison for the criminally insane to elicit a confession from a serial killer. There is a book called: “In With The Devil: A Fallen Hero, A Serial Killer, and A Dangerous Bargain for Redemption” by James Keene and Hillel Levin.
You can read more about Vince and his work here: http://tbwlawfirm.com/8098-2/
Trailer for Blackbird: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH1FOkJys3Y
Info about Blackbird can be found here: https://www.imdb.com/news/ni63950101
Wikipedia on Larry Hall, the serial killer: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Hall_(suspected_serial_killer)#:~:text=Due%20to%20some%20of%20the,Correctional%20Complex%20in%20North%20Carolina.
30. Geraldine Ly Discusses Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens
Today’s guest is Geraldine Ly, a trial attorney here in Southern California who focuses on workers compensation and personal injury law on the plaintiff / claimant side.
You can read more about Geraldine on her website https://www.geraldinely-law.com/
And follow her on tiktok: @chefmommag
I initially got the info about the book’s controversy from this Indiewire article: https://www.indiewire.com/2022/07/where-the-crawdads-sing-controversy-delia-owens-explained-1234741370/
Fascinating and Fun!
Lawterature is the perfect podcast for anyone who loves books and interesting conversations! Brooke is witty and insightful The conversations with her guests will have you laughing and pondering all sorts of intriguing topics. As someone who knows little about the legal world I found these conversations fascinating. Highly recommend this podcast!