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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.

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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.

    Exploring the Legal Pipeline Program Landscape

    Exploring the Legal Pipeline Program Landscape

    In this episode, we were joined by Georgetown Law Dean of Admissions, Andrew Cornblatt, and Diversity Lab founder & CEO, Caren Ulrich Stacy. Listen in as Andy and Caren discuss the current landscape of pipeline programs, and help Bryan and Jon unpack how these programs work, best practices, metrics, and what could be done better.
    Two additional pieces of media mentioned in this episode are:
    Podcast Episode: Revisionist History – The Tortoise and the Hare, hosted by Malcolm Gladwell Book: Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs, by Lauren A Rivera

    • 52 min
    Honoring AAPI Heritage Month with Jean Lee and Curtis Lu

    Honoring AAPI Heritage Month with Jean Lee and Curtis Lu

    In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, we were joined this episode by Jean Lee, President and CEO of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, and Curtis Lu, General Counsel of FTI Consulting. Listen in as Jean and Brenda discuss the unique challenges confronted by AAPI attorneys, the nuances and barriers to representation faced by AAPI individuals in the legal industry, and the complicated work of AAPI and other minority leaders in law when personally and professionally navigating social injustice.

    • 43 min
    Stress Awareness Month with Kendra Brodin

    Stress Awareness Month with Kendra Brodin

    In honor of Stress Awareness Month in April, we were joined this episode by Kendra Brodin, founder and CEO of EsquireWell. Listen in as Bryan and Kendra discuss how extended periods of intense stress can impact one's mental health and wellbeing, how lawyers can better manage and mitigate stress, and how firms can work towards a culture of well-being for their lawyers.
    Resources for stress management & wellness:
    Mental Health & Coping with Stress Resources from the CDC Coping with Stress: Support for Employees, from the CDC Stress and Coping Resources from the CDC Stress Management Resources from the American College of Cardiology  
    Suicide prevention resources:
    988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Call or text 988 if you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis

    • 44 min
    Examining the Legal Pipeline and Job Market with Fiona Hornblower

    Examining the Legal Pipeline and Job Market with Fiona Hornblower

    This March we are joined by Fiona Hornblower, President and CEO of the NALP Foundation. Listen in as Fiona discusses the current status of the legal pipeline and job market, what the NALP Foundation’s research tells us about the current legal pipeline, and what recommendations exist to address the flaws in the way the legal pipeline currently functions.
    You can read more about the research discussed in this podcast episode from the NALP Foundation (hyperlink: https://www.nalpfoundation.org/)
     
    The two studies referenced in this episode are available for purchase online at the NALP Foundation website:
    Update on Associate Attrition: Findings from a National Study of Law Firm Associate Hirings and Departures: https://www.nalpfoundation.org/product-page/update-on-associate-attrition-calendar-year-2021
    Study of Law School Alumni Employment & Satisfaction: Employment Outcomes Three Years After Graduation, Class of 2018: https://www.nalpfoundation.org/product-page/us-study-of-law-school-alumni-employment-and-satisfaction-class-of-2018

    • 36 min
    The Law in Black and White in Honor of Black History Month: Supporting Black Businesses, Cannabis Legalization, and Racial Justice with Dr. Harold Dean Trulear

    The Law in Black and White in Honor of Black History Month: Supporting Black Businesses, Cannabis Legalization, and Racial Justice with Dr. Harold Dean Trulear

    In honor of Black History month, this episode we were joined by guest Dr. Harold Dean Trulear for a discussion examining intertwined topics that affect the Black community: 1) the championing and celebrating of Black-owned businesses, 2) marijuana possession convictions and the stark racial disparities that exist in such arrests, and 3) the growing movement to legalize marijuana nationwide.

    • 44 min
    Ep 021: Celebrating National Mentoring Month with Chris Campbell & Bradley Wine

    Ep 021: Celebrating National Mentoring Month with Chris Campbell & Bradley Wine

    In honor of National Mentoring Month in January, this episode features guests Chris Campbell of Baker Hughes, and Bradley Wine of Morrison & Foerster. Chris and Brad joined us for a great conversation on the important role of mentors in the legal industry, the benefits of both being and having a mentor, and some best practices for identifying and approaching potential mentors.

    • 50 min

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