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The Los Angeles County Bar Association is proud to present a podcast for law students. In partnership with the Barrister’s section of newer lawyers, this podcast assembles experiences, tips, and insights for the next generation of attorney. Each episode features interviews with a diverse set of LACBA members around the legal community of Southern California, reflecting on their experiences graduating law school and finding their place in the complex legal landscape. LACBA and its 26 member sections and committees host more than 100 educational and social events per year. As a Law Student member you can attend events and rub shoulders with a wide array of attorneys and judges always at a discounted rate, and often for no cost at all. Our members were all in your position once, and they enjoy meeting the emerging talents from nearby law schools.

The Los Angeles County Bar Association is proud to present a podcast for law students. In partnership with the Barrister’s section of newer lawyers, this podcast assembles experiences, tips, and insights for the next generation of attorney. Each episode features interviews with a diverse set of LACBA members around the legal community of Southern California, reflecting on their experiences graduating law school and finding their place in the complex legal landscape. LACBA and its 26 member sections and committees host more than 100 educational and social events per year. As a Law Student member you can attend events and rub shoulders with a wide array of attorneys and judges always at a discounted rate, and often for no cost at all. Our members were all in your position once, and they enjoy meeting the emerging talents from nearby law schools.
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The Los Angeles County Bar Association is proud to present a podcast for law students. In partnership with the Barrister’s section of newer lawyers, this podcast assembles experiences, tips, and insights for the next generation of attorney. Each episode features interviews with a diverse set of LACBA members around the legal community of Southern California, reflecting on their experiences graduating law school and finding their place in the complex legal landscape. LACBA and its 26 member sections and committees host more than 100 educational and social events per year. As a Law Student member you can attend events and rub shoulders with a wide array of attorneys and judges always at a discounted rate, and often for no cost at all. Our members were all in your position once, and they enjoy meeting the emerging talents from nearby law schools.

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Episodes

Ep. 7 - Acting the Part: Tips for the Legal Workplace

11/14/2018
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So you've landed that perfect summer opportunity or a school-year internship at a firm. Congratulations! Now what? What are the soft & hard skills you need to succeed in a legal workplace? In this episode, we speak with Peter Schanitman & Miriam Benor, two experienced attorneys with some expertise that could help your legal career. This episode was produced by LACBA in Promotional Partnership with Skirball Cultural Center's Notorious RBG Exhibition, open now through Mar 10, 2019! Visit...

Duration:00:27:53

Bonus Ep. Oct 2018 - Employment Law

10/31/2018
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Please enjoy this bonus episode of ADMITTED, produced in partnership with The Skirball Cultural Center, presenting the exhibition Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg open now. Visit Skirball.org Earlier this year, LACBA presented a Bridging the Gap program for newer attorneys, with panels of experienced attorneys representing each practice area section. This is the Employment Law panel, and it features attorneys Bernard Alexander and Donna Melby with Judge Samantha...

Duration:00:33:25

Ep. 6 - Standing Out and Fitting In

10/17/2018
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In the final installment of our multi-part series on the law student summer experience, we’re sharing the perspectives of law firm recruiters from various sized firms. These attorneys recruit and manage their firms’ summer associate programs, addressing common concerns and questions about their summer associate programs and legal workplaces. This episode was produced by LACBA in Promotional Partnership with Skirball Cultural Center's Notorious RBG Exhibition, opening October 19, 2018....

Duration:00:23:28

Bonus Ep Sept 2018 - Real Estate Transactional

9/26/2018
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LACBA's next feature episode of ADMITTED will arrive in a couple weeks. Please enjoy this bonus episode in the meantime. Earlier this year, LACBA presented a Bridging the Gap program for newer attorneys. Each panel represented a different section, with experienced attorneys discussing and addressing topics and experiences that are relevant to their practice area. This panel features attorneys Michael Meyer and Susan Booth.

Duration:00:29:14

Ep. 5: Leveraging Possibilities

9/12/2018
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In part two of our multi-part series on the law student summer experience, we’re exploring the perspectives of recent grads and how their summer experiences taught them practical legal skills gained by working with real clients, helped them grow their networks, and shaped their future professional careers.

Duration:00:19:45

Bonus Ep. Aug 2018 - Probate

8/29/2018
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The next full episode of ADMITTED will arrive on Wednesday, September 12. Please enjoy this bonus episode in the meantime. Earlier this year, LACBA presented a Bridging the Gap program for newer attorneys. Each panel represented a different section, with experienced attorneys discussing and addressing topics and experiences that are relevant to their practice area. This panel features attorneys Tamie Jensen and Adam Streisand along with judge Mary Thornton House.

Duration:00:29:32

Ep. 4: Race Against Time

8/15/2018
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Law School is so much more than what you learn inside the classroom and experiencing the legal industry from the inside can mean everything to your career. In Part One of our multi-part series, we’ll explore the timelines and best practices for pursuing summer internships and associateships. This episode kicks off the examination through interviews with two veterans of the Career Development/Services field from USC Gould School of Law and Loyola Law School.

Duration:00:23:44

ADMITTED: Bonus Episode Aug 2018 - Family Law

8/1/2018
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The next full episode of ADMITTED will arrive on Wednesday, August 15. Please enjoy this bonus episode in the meantime. Earlier this year, LACBA presented a Bridging the Gap program for newer attorneys. Each panel represented a different section, with experienced attorneys discussing and addressing topics and experiences that are relevant to their practice area. This panel features attorneys Erin McGaughey and Ron Brot along with judge Amy Pellman. Subsequent panels will be released as...

Duration:00:33:33

Ep. 03: Managing Stress in a Legal Career

7/16/2018
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Having a legal career is going to include plenty of stressful situations. Whether it is impending court deadlines, emergency client calls, or demanding bosses, you'll need to find a way to manage the stress so you don't burn out. We spoke to several attorneys about how they manage stress. We also feature a Los Angeles Lawyer article that is relevant to the issue. See our show notes page: lacba.org/podcasts -- This episode of ADMITTED is sponsored by SmartLaw! SmartLaw is the Lawyer...

Duration:00:22:55

ADMITTED: Bonus Episode July 2018 - Personal Injury

7/2/2018
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The next full episode of ADMITTED will arrive on Monday, July 16. In Please enjoy this bonus episode in the meantime. Earlier this year, LACBA presented a Bridging the Gap program for newer attorneys. Each panel represented a different section, with experienced attorneys discussing and addressing topics and experiences that are relevant to their practice area. This panel features 2 Personal Injury Attorneys and a Judge. Subsequent panels will be released as future bonus content.

Duration:00:30:13

ADMITTED Ep. 02: Practice Areas

6/18/2018
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This episode focuses on practice areas. Some law students are 100% certain they already know what area of the law they want to practice. Others spend awhile bouncing around until they find a good fit. We spoke with some attorneys who shared their stories and observations. We also interview the director of LACBA's AIDS Project, Laurie Aronoff, who shares some information about the project and LACBA's Pro Bono opportunities. -- This episode of ADMITTED is sponsored by SmartLaw! SmartLaw is...

Duration:00:16:52

ADMITTED: Bonus Episode June 2018

6/4/2018
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The next full episode of ADMITTED will arrive on Monday, June 18. Please enjoy this bonus episode in the meantime. Earlier this year, LACBA presented a Bridging the Gap program for newer attorneys. Each panel represented a different section, with experienced attorneys discussing and addressing topics and experiences that are relevant to their practice area. This first panel features our Barristers Section of young and newer attorneys. Subsequent panels will be released as future bonus...

Duration:00:26:53

ADMITTED Ep. 01: Networking

5/21/2018
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For our pilot episode we’re digging into a topic that can be overwhelming to anyone: Networking and Getting involved. Even in a less competitive field, having connections and being seen can make all the difference in the world when it comes to building or advancing your career. In the field of law, it is doubly important. We interview leaders of our Barrister’s section as well as directors of some of LACBA’s Pro Bono projects. -- This episode of ADMITTED is sponsored by SmartLaw! SmartLaw...

Duration:00:19:35

Ep. 0: Previewing ADMITTED - A Podcast For Law Students

5/15/2018
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Here at the Los Angeles County Bar Association we know that being an attorney is a whole lot more than practicing law. Lawyers encounter unique stressors and situations that often arise out of nowhere. We’ve put together this podcast so that you can begin to get a handle on the legal profession before you’re out on your own. Our Barrister’s Section, comprised of attorneys 36 and younger, or with no more than 5 years in practice, was the perfect place to start as we began interviewing a...

Duration:00:02:00