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Episodes

Let's Get Personal with Rachel Easter, Senior Counsel at National Women's Law Center

Nov. 29, 2022

On Episode 44 of Personal Jurisdiction, we chat with Rachel Easter, Senior Counsel and Director of Federal Abortion Policy Initiatives at the National Women's Law Center in Washington, D.C. Rachel shares insights about the r…

Let's Get Personal about Designing Your Life in the Law with Bridgette Carr and Vivek Sankaran

Nov. 15, 2022

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" You may remember Bridgette Carr and Vivek Sankaran from our Mental Health Awareness Series last spring. Bridgette and Vivek are both clinical profess…

Let's Get Personal with Jeena Cho, JD, Mindfulness Consultant and Coach and Co-author of The Anxious Lawyer

Nov. 8, 2022

In this episode of Personal Jurisdiction we chat with Jeena Cho, JD, Legal Mindfulness Consultant and Coach. Jeena shares how her tendency to outwork everyone around her led to a mindfulness and meditation practice that beca…

Let's Get Personal with Noah Nix, 3L at UGA Law and Legal Intern at the Office of the Federal Public Defender

Nov. 1, 2022

We love having the opportunity to speak with law students - and Noah Nix is no exception! Noah Nix, a 3L at the University of Georgia School of Law and our guest on Episode 41 has had remarkable law school journey - and he's…

Let's Get Personal with Jonah Perlin, Georgetown Law Professor and How I Lawyer Podcast Host

Oct. 25, 2022

For our 40th Episode (!), we asked Jonah Perlin, Georgetown Law Professor and host of the #HowILawyer Podcast, to switch roles and let us interview him about his journey to law school, what lights his fire about teaching leg…

Let's Get Personal with Mark Feldman, Senior Litigation Attorney at the National Immigrant Justice Center

Oct. 18, 2022

In this episode of Personal Jurisdiction, we chat with Mark Feldman, Senior Litigation Attorney at the National Immigrant Justice Center, in Washington, D.C. Mark shares how his federal clerkships, Equal Justice Initiative f…

Let's Get Personal with Sharonmoyee Goswami, Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Oct. 11, 2022

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a partner at one of the premier law firms in the United States? Sharonmoyee Goswami is a partner at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City. In Episode 38, Sh…

Let's Get Personal with Wookie Kim, Legal Director at ACLU of Hawaii

Oct. 4, 2022

In this episode of Personal Jurisdiction, we chat with Wookie Kim, Legal Director at ACLU of Hawaii, about what it means to be an active law student, how he benefitted from his time as a litigation associate at a large law f…

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…