40 episodes

Raising the Bar Legal Talk Radio Show brings an exciting and varied array of legal topics to listeners throughout central Virginia and especially in the Greater Richmond area. Once per week, the one-hour interactive radio show features true life stories and cases, legal tips, practical and reliable advice, and information from experts and specialists. The show includes not just a variety of lawyers - but also doctors, social workers, mental health professionals, executive directors, life care planners, paralegals and other professionals! The law touches nearly every aspect of daily life and this show brings both humorous and entertaining stories along with helpful tips - including tips on access to the justice and legal services - something that not everyone can afford. The show features a wide array of various areas of the law including but not limited to: Family Law, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Adoption & Surrogacy, Estate Planning, Workers’ Compensation, Medical Negligence, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, LGBTQI Issues, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law and Traffic Infractions, Lemon Law, Consumer Law, Intellectual Property, Commercial Disputes, Corporate Law and much more!



Examples of program topics include:



· Common Misconceptions in Employment Law



· Understanding Brain Injuries



· What Do Paralegals Do?



· Being a Personal Injury Client.



· Access to Legal Services – Qualifying for Pro Bono Services vs Paying for an Attorney



· Being a Surrogate or Gestational Carrier



· Understanding Divorce, Support and Custody Issues



· Navigating Auto Insurance and Claims after an Accident



· Employment Contracts, Non-Competes and Severance Agreements



· Understanding How Workers Compensation Claims Work



· Navigating Claims for Injuries on Business and Private Properties



· Estate and Life Care Planning – Getting Your Legal House in Order

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Raising the Bar Legal Talk Radio Show brings an exciting and varied array of legal topics to listeners throughout central Virginia and especially in the Greater Richmond area. Once per week, the one-hour interactive radio show features true life stories and cases, legal tips, practical and reliable advice, and information from experts and specialists. The show includes not just a variety of lawyers - but also doctors, social workers, mental health professionals, executive directors, life care planners, paralegals and other professionals! The law touches nearly every aspect of daily life and this show brings both humorous and entertaining stories along with helpful tips - including tips on access to the justice and legal services - something that not everyone can afford. The show features a wide array of various areas of the law including but not limited to: Family Law, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Adoption & Surrogacy, Estate Planning, Workers’ Compensation, Medical Negligence, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, LGBTQI Issues, Bankruptcy, Criminal Law and Traffic Infractions, Lemon Law, Consumer Law, Intellectual Property, Commercial Disputes, Corporate Law and much more!



Examples of program topics include:



· Common Misconceptions in Employment Law



· Understanding Brain Injuries



· What Do Paralegals Do?



· Being a Personal Injury Client.



· Access to Legal Services – Qualifying for Pro Bono Services vs Paying for an Attorney



· Being a Surrogate or Gestational Carrier



· Understanding Divorce, Support and Custody Issues



· Navigating Auto Insurance and Claims after an Accident



· Employment Contracts, Non-Competes and Severance Agreements



· Understanding How Workers Compensation Claims Work



· Navigating Claims for Injuries on Business and Private Properties



· Estate and Life Care Planning – Getting Your Legal House in Order

    May 23, 2018: Comparing Social Security Disability Benefits with Workers Compensation Benefits

    May 23, 2018: Comparing Social Security Disability Benefits with Workers Compensation Benefits

    Comparing Social Security Disability Benefits with Workers Compensation Benefits How do Social Security benefits compare to Workers Compensation benefits? Join attorney Michele Lewane of the Injured Workers Law Firm as she pairs up with social security attorney Sean Kavanagh to navigate the differences!

    • 50 min
    May 16, 2018: Why is estate planning so important?

    May 16, 2018: Why is estate planning so important?

    Why is Estate Planning Important? Attorney Jeremy Pryor of Carrell Blanton Ferris talks about estate planning and why it is so important.

    • 50 min
    May 9, 2018: Understanding Virginia’s Crazy and Confusing Court System

    May 9, 2018: Understanding Virginia’s Crazy and Confusing Court System

    Understanding Virginia’s Crazy and Confusing Court System Join attorneys Colleen M. Quinn and Kati Kitts Dean as they give an overview of the Virginia court system including what cases get filed where, when you can get by without an attorney (and when you cannot) and what cases warrant getting a court appointed attorney.

    • 50 min
    May 2, 2018: Replay – Surviving a Contested Adoption and the Rights of Incarcerated Birth Parents to Contest

    May 2, 2018: Replay – Surviving a Contested Adoption and the Rights of Incarcerated Birth Parents to Contest

    Replay of our April 11th episode. Attorney Colleen M. Quinn of Locke & Quinn interviews her clients Tiffany and Dustin Griffith regarding their 2 year and 3 month contested adoption case with an incarcerated birth mother and where the birth father had placed the child with them to adopt. The Griffiths describe the emotional, financial […]

    • 50 min
    April 25, 2018: Building a Family Three Ways

    April 25, 2018: Building a Family Three Ways

    Building a Family Three Ways Join attorney Colleen M. Quinn as she interviews her single dad client Keith Lippa on how he has grown his family by adopting from foster care, doing a private placement adoption and using donor egg with a gestational carrier.

    • 50 min
    April 18, 2018: Common Employer Screw Ups

    April 18, 2018: Common Employer Screw Ups

    Common Employer Screw Ups Running a business is no easy task – and making employment mistakes can be costly. Join attorneys Colleen M. Quinn and Kati Kitts Dean of Locke & Quinn and learn about the main tips employers should know to stay out of hot water and avoid costly liability.

    • 50 min

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