Season 3 is here! Listen for new episodes every Tuesday!

Episodes

Let's Get Personal with Nathan Brenner, Attorney, Mergers IV at Federal Trade Commission

Sept. 27, 2022

Season 3 continues with guest Nathan Brenner, who is currently an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission. Nathan specializes in antitrust work and if there's anyone who can break down the complicated nature of this work, i…

Let's Get Personal with Abimbola Oladokun, Lead Counsel, General Litigation at Meta

Sept. 20, 2022

In the second episode of Season 3, Allison and Hallie chat with Abimbola Oladokun, who is currently Lead Counsel of General Litigation at Meta (formerly known as Facebook). Abimbola shares her experience as a Black woman in …

Let's Get Personal with David Lat, Lawyer turned Writer and Commentator on the Legal Profession

Sept. 13, 2022

Season 3 of Personal Jurisdiction kicks off with a conversation with David Lat. David Lat is a lawyer turned writer and commentator on the legal profession. He writes about law and the legal profession for his own newsletter…

Let's Get Personal with Analy Ayala, Rising 3L at the University of Illinois College of Law

June 28, 2022

In the final episode of our Student Clinic Spotlight Series, we speak with Analy Ayala. Analy is a rising 3L at the University of Illinois College of Law and a student attorney in the Immigration Law Clinic. Analy shares why…

Let's Get Personal with Francisco Maldonado Andreu, 2022 Graduate of the George Washington University Law School

June 21, 2022

In this third episode of our Student Clinic Spotlight Series, we talk with Francisco Maldonado Andreu, a 2022 graduate from The George Washington University Law School. Francisco participated in the Civil and Human Rights La…

Let's Get Personal with Jessica Paduganan, 2022 Graduate of University of Michigan Law School

June 14, 2022

In this second episode of our Student Clinic Spotlight Series, we talk with Jessica Paduganan, a 2022 graduate from the University of Michigan Law School. Jessica participated in a clinic almost every semester during law sc…

Let's Get Personal with Derick Wallace, 2022 Graduate of the George Washington University Law School

June 7, 2022

Join us for the first episode in our Student Clinic Spotlight Series! During this episode, we chat with Derick Wallace who just graduated from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. During law school…

A Conversation with Doron Gold, JD, MSW (Mental Health Awareness Month Episode)

May 31, 2022

In the final episode of our Mental Health Awareness Month collaboration with Jonah Perlin and the How I Lawyer podcast, Jonah speaks with Doron Gold, a psychotherapist and former practicing lawyer (primarily in the area of f…

A Conversation with Dr. Diana Uchiyama, JD, PsyD, CAACD (Mental Health Awareness Month Episode)

May 24, 2022

Dr. Diana Uchiyama is a lawyer and psychologist helping people struggling with mental health and substance use issues as Executive Director of the Illinois Lawyers' Assistance Program. In this special conversation with Halli…

A Conversation with Brian Cuban (Mental Health Awareness Month Episode)

May 17, 2022

**Please note this episode covers several topics that some might find disturbing including substance abuse, eating disorders, and suicide.** This month, May 2022, Personal Jurisdiction and the How I Lawyer Podcast are teami…

A Conversation with Profs. Bridgette Carr and Vivek Sankaran (Mental Health Awareness Month Episode)

May 10, 2022

Are you pursuing a particular career path simply because you feel like you should? If so, it might be time to pause and listen to this conversation with University of Michigan Law School Professors Bridgette Carr and Vivek S…

A Conversation with Professor Heidi Brown (Mental Health Awareness Month Episode)

May 3, 2022

This month, May 2022, Personal Jurisdiction and the How I Lawyer Podcast are teaming up to feature five interviews on the important topic of mental health in the legal profession. In the first episode of our series, #HowIL…

Let's Get Personal with Ally Coll, President and Co-Founder of The Purple Campaign

April 26, 2022

Join us for the last episode of Season 2 as we chat with Ally Coll, President and Co-Founder of The Purple Campaign. Ally shares how she became interested in politics and saw the power of grassroots organizing before law sch…

Let's Get Personal with Juan Perla, Appellate and International Disputes Attorney

April 19, 2022

What does it mean to practice international law? Join us for a conversation with Juan Perla, Partner at the law firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP in New York and an appellate and international disputes attorne…

Let's Get Personal with David Dormon, General Counsel at Downtown Music Holdings

April 12, 2022

What song describes your career? On Episode 22, we chat with David Dormon, General Counsel at Downtown Music Holdings. David takes us through his journey from corporate associate at two large law firms to the creative ways h…

Let's Get Personal with Lindsay Dubin, Staff Attorney at Defenders of Wildlife

April 5, 2022

Lindsay Dubin developed the courage early on to push back against other people's expectations. Join us for Episode 21 and hear from Lindsay about her experience as an environmental law litigator, what made her say "No Thanks…

Let's Get Personal with Emily Thomas, Senior Counsel at Hyatt Hotels Corporation

March 29, 2022

Leaning into Liens? Join us for Episode 20(!) and our conversation with Emily Thomas, Senior Counsel at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Emily shares how she decided that a transactional practice focused on real estate was the path…

Let's Get Personal with Suhas Subramanyam, Delegate (HD-87), Virginia House of Delegates

March 22, 2022

Delegate Suhas Subramanyam's first call to public service came when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans while he was in college at Tulane. Since that time, Delegate Subramanyam has dedicated himself to public service in a numb…

Let's Get Personal with Jonathan Jacobson, Trial Attorney, Public Integrity Section at U.S. Department of Justice

March 15, 2022

On Episode 18, we chat with Jonathan Jacobson, a Trial Attorney in the Public Integrity Section at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Jonathan shares the story of how he charted his own course to law school, …

Let's Get Personal with Chloe Rossen, Senior Counsel at Longroad Energy

March 8, 2022

On Episode 17, we are joined by Chloe Rossen, Senior Counsel at Longroad Energy in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to her job at Longroad, Chloe was an associate at Mayer Brown in Chicago. On this episode, we chat with Chl…

Let's Get Personal with Leah Litman, Professor of Law at University of Michigan Law School

March 1, 2022

On Episode 16 we chat with Leah Litman (@LeahLitman). Leah is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. She is the Co-Host of the Strict Scrutiny Podcast (@StrictScrutiny_) and Co-Founder of Women Also Kno…

Let's Get Personal with Donya Khadem, Judicial Law Clerk

Feb. 22, 2022

If you're interested in clerking, this episode is for you! During Episode 15, we chat with Donya Khadem, a University of Michigan Law School graduate who embarked on two clerkships right after graduation. She first clerked o…

Let's Get Personal with Todd Belcore, Executive Director of Social Change and Advocate for Social, Economic & Racial Equity

Feb. 15, 2022

In Episode 14, we welcome Todd Belcore to Personal Jurisdiction. Todd is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Social Change, a national nonprofit organization committed to liberation and amplifying community voices throu…

Let's Get Personal with Katherine Leung, Labor Lawyer

Feb. 8, 2022

In the first episode of Season 2 (!), we speak with labor lawyer Katherine Leung. Katherine is a graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard Law School, and currently works as a Field Attorney at the National Labor Relations B…