The Law in Black and White is a podcast discussing current events, including the business of law, innovation, and diversity in the legal industry from the perspective of Legal Innovators’ co-founders with complementary backgrounds, not afraid to share opposing opinions with a decided irreverence.
Ep 018: Juneteenth: Black Independence Day and Story telling through Monuments
In honor of Juneteenth, we discussed the history and legacy of the holiday with Dr. Renee Harrison, professor of African American and U.S. Religious History at Howard. Listen to this episode to hear Dr. Harrison discuss her new book, Black Hands, White House: Slave Labor and the Making of America, which documents and appraises the role enslaved women, men, and children played in building the US and its physical and fiscal infrastructure.
Honoring Women's History Month with Kathleen Orr, Dr. Frida Polli, and Lydia Petrakis
In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we were grateful to be joined by women leaders in Legal Tech. A big thanks to our guests:
Kathleen Orr, Global Head of Practice Innovation, Orrick Dr. Frida Polli, CEO and co-founder, Pymetrics Lydia Petrakis, Senior Corporate Counsel and Digital Strategist, Microsoft’s Corporate External and Legal Affairs Department Listen now to a great discussion about the intersection of law and technology, an ever evolving and exciting space for innovation in the legal industry.
Celebrating Black History Month with Roger A. Fairfax, Dean and Professor of Law – American University Washington College of Law
In celebration of Black History Month, this podcast episode we were joined by Roger Fairfax, Dean and Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, for a discussion on the law school pipeline, diverse representation in law school leadership, and the challenges facing that leadership in today’s legal environment.
Current Events: Rooney Rule and Supreme Court Nominations
As we close out this year's football season, Jon and Bryan reflect on the NFL's Rooney Rule, and the impact it has had.
This Year in Review, and Looking Ahead to 2022
This week, our hosts Bryan Parker and Jonathan Greenblatt look back on this year and provide a review of the key trends and highlights from the legal industry in 2021. They dive into the themes of allyship for diverse lawyers, attorney mental health, and innovation in the legal profession, and wrap up this year with a discussion what they predict 2022 will bring. Plus, they listen back on the best pet peeves from 2021!
National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Professor Katherine Macfarlane
Listen to our October episode and celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month with us. Katherine Macfarlane, Professor and Chair-Elect of the AALS Section on Disability Law at Southern University Law Center joins us to discuss disability awareness in the legal field and how the industry can improve inclusiveness and compliance.