Andrew J. Smiley Esq., a practicing personal injury lawyer working at the family-owned law firm, Smiley & Smiley, LLP. Andrew has over 2 decades of experience at the top of his field in law. During this podcast, Andrew will teach you how to tap into your potential for legal greatness, and he’ll have some guests along the way.
Season 2 - Episode 5: Working with Experts
Learn how to effectively use experts to build and win your case and earn a CLE credit by listening to this episode. This course will cover the effective use of experts in the field of accident reconstruction, biomechanics, human factors, economics, vocational assessments, life care plans, and many more! The event will be worth 1 Skills Credit and is suitable for experienced and newly admitted attorneys. To submit your code for CLE credits, please visit www.TheMentorEsq.com and click Season 2, Episode 5.
Season 2 - Episode 4: Special Guest Arthur Aidala Esq
Andrew welcomes his long time friend, Arthur Aidala Esq., a famed criminal defense attorney, and Harvey Weinstein's counsel. Andrew and Arthur will cover a wide range of topics, including how they got started, the importance of family and legal mentors, and take a behind the scenes look at some of Arthur's high profile cases. Including NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, William Rapetti in the New York City crane collapse case, and Abe Hirshfeld in his "Murder for Hire" case.
Secrets of Litigating a Fitness Injury Case
Let's dive into the must-know secrets when litigating a fitness injury case. Andrew is an avid sports enthusiast with a deep connection to the fitness industry personally and professionally. We will cover a multitude of professional development tips and key points you must cover when preparing a Fitness Injury Case, including premises liability, waivers, and personal trainer liability. Visit www.thementoresq.com to input the verification code to receive 1 full CLE credit and to download the free resources.
Season 2 - Episode 2: Roll with the Cowboys
We welcome special guest Michelle Stern. She is the Executive Director of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. Andrew and Michelle will discuss the unique perspective Michelle has as being one of the few women in a vastly male-dominated profession. They will dive into the importance of being a part of multiple BAR associations, and the benefits lawyers will receive, especially the information flow regarding changes in the courts during COVID and in the future.
Season 2 - Episode 1: The Journey Forward
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of The Mentor Esq! In this episode, Andrew will discuss the professional positives from the pandemic and some tips you can apply today to help with the "New Normal," especially for Law Professionals. Andrew will also dive into what the future of Law looks like and some tips to keep your litigation skills sharp and share his transformative journey as a Lawyer over the last 5 months.
Crisis Management- The Corona Virus Pandemic
In this special edition episode, Andrew covers crisis management and what steps he has taken as the Managing Partner of his Law Firm during this Worldwide Crisis. Andrew will cover crucial steps that he and his firm have taken to prepare for a crisis and pointers to help you, your family, and law firm through this difficult time.
Earn one FREE Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit, please visit the www.thementoresq.com to input the verification code and to download the resource materials.
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I’m enjoying season 2 already and look forward to what’s coming. Well done Andrew!
Completely Unique Podcast
This podcast is a treasure trove of information for novice and experienced attorneys alike. Hearing from Andrew, and other attorneys in completely different areas of the law, is a lesson in practicing good law. Kudos to you Andrew for this new venture and for sharing your experience with others.
Amazing guidance for lawyers
Andrew brings years of experience to the show in a fun and engaging way. I can’t wait for more episodes.