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Young Gunners from the Texas Young Lawyers Association cuts through the noise and discusses practical tips and challenges facing new attorneys in Texas and the United States. TYLA directors talk with experienced practitioners about a variety of topics including demand letters, going to court, the basics of oil and gas law, social media, mergers and acquisitions, and work/life balance. Look for new episodes weekly! This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of TYLA. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the TYLA or the State Bar of Texas. The information in this podcast is provided as a resource of general information and is not intended to replace legal advice. We recommend our listeners conduct their own research and exercise their own judgment. If you are not a lawyer and need legal assistance related to any of the topics discussed in this podcast, you should consult an attorney.

Young Gunners from the Texas Young Lawyers Association cuts through the noise and discusses practical tips and challenges facing new attorneys in Texas and the United States. TYLA directors talk with experienced practitioners about a variety of topics including demand letters, going to court, the basics of oil and gas law, social media, mergers and acquisitions, and work/life balance. Look for new episodes weekly! This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of TYLA. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the TYLA or the State Bar of Texas. The information in this podcast is provided as a resource of general information and is not intended to replace legal advice. We recommend our listeners conduct their own research and exercise their own judgment. If you are not a lawyer and need legal assistance related to any of the topics discussed in this podcast, you should consult an attorney.
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United States

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Young Gunners from the Texas Young Lawyers Association cuts through the noise and discusses practical tips and challenges facing new attorneys in Texas and the United States. TYLA directors talk with experienced practitioners about a variety of topics including demand letters, going to court, the basics of oil and gas law, social media, mergers and acquisitions, and work/life balance. Look for new episodes weekly! This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of TYLA. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the TYLA or the State Bar of Texas. The information in this podcast is provided as a resource of general information and is not intended to replace legal advice. We recommend our listeners conduct their own research and exercise their own judgment. If you are not a lawyer and need legal assistance related to any of the topics discussed in this podcast, you should consult an attorney.

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English

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(512) 427-1529


Episodes

Job Search for Law Students

12/4/2018
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Current students discuss the job search processes for 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls and the various obstacles that arise. This discussion includes application materials, OCIs, preparing for interviews, and putting yourself in position to land the job. This episode will help you be aware of the order of operations and provides great advice on how to navigate the complicated waters that are the job search. This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be...

Duration:00:25:10

Working a Room

12/4/2018
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Another networking event? Piece of cake! TYLA Treasurer Tim Newman talks with Jennifer Morris, former TYLA President and Senior Legal Counsel at AT&T Services, about the art of networking as a young lawyer and how critical networking is to building relationships and a client base. Make the most of any business development event with these tried and true tips. This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of...

Duration:00:24:07

On Diversity and Inclusion

11/27/2018
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The practice of law has become more diverse, but people of color and women still face unique challenges. In this episode, we talk to In-House Corporate Counsel, Kimberly Houston Drummond, about the issues attorneys of color and women face in their practice. She discusses the need for having a mentor and sponsor, how to advocate for yourself and how businesses are demanding more inclusion from the firms they employ. Inclusion is vital to the legal profession and this candid interview is...

Duration:00:25:15

Work/Life Balance – The Secrets of Consistency

11/27/2018
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Have you found the right balance between a demanding legal profession and your personal life? In this episode you will hear tips and secrets about creating an effective work/life balance. From planning vacations to client development, we discuss it all. This podcast was created by Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of TYLA. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the TYLA or the State Bar of Texas. The...

Duration:00:18:54

Default Judgments

11/20/2018
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Default judgments come up in almost every litigation attorney's career at some point. In this episode, you will hear from a former judge who is currently a partner in her firm's litigation group. She has seen (and heard) default judgment from every perspective. Learn some practical tips for the next time you are faced with needing to take a default judgment for your client or helping your client avoid a default judgment. This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and...

Duration:00:28:30

Fighting for Families

11/20/2018
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The family separation crisis at the border happened quickly and lawyers played a key role in helping families. Efren Olivares, director of the Racial and Economic Justice Section for the Texas Civil Rights Project ("TCRP"), along with a dedicated team, spent every day in court meeting and working with families. In this episode, we discuss what it is like to be at the center of a crisis, how lawyers have the power to offer solutions, how Efren decided to get involved and how TCRP is...

Duration:00:31:56

Doing’ Deals – M&A for Young Transactional Associates

11/13/2018
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When you are an M&A lawyer you run and are responsible for every aspect of a deal. Understanding your role as a young associate on an M&A deal is sometimes frustrating. In this episode, Tony Fiore, Associate General Counsel at Denham Capital will talk about managing your client's (and your own) expectations through the life of a deal from A to Z. Tony will share practical tips for young attorneys working on M&A deals and how to address some of the issues that may rise during these...

Duration:00:35:01

Admitted – Getting Your Evidence in Front of the Jury

11/13/2018
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In this episode, we talk about how to make sure your evidence gets in front of the jury during trial. Predicates for admission, hearsay objections, and the most effective way to use demonstrative exhibits are all things you’ll learn in a mere thirty minutes. You’ll definitely want to give this episode a listen before your first jury trial! This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of TYLA. The opinions...

Duration:00:17:03

Cross-Border Transactions -- What it Means to be an International Lawyer

11/6/2018
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Working across jurisdictions is often seen as a sexy part of practicing law because you get to travel internationally and meet clients and counterparties from all over the world. Becoming an international lawyer and participating in cross-border transaction requires a particular set of skills that are unique and different to work in domestic deals. In this episode, Gabriel Salinas, General Counsel at Avant Energy will discuss the day to day life of an international lawyer and the different...

Duration:00:22:53

Getting to Law School

11/6/2018
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Current law students explain how they prepared for the LSAT and saw success on the test, then delve into the application process for law schools and how they came to their decisions on what school to attend. Finally, they discuss 1L year and what to expect going in and tips and tricks to be successful. If you're interested in law school, don't miss this episode with great insight from current law students! This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it...

Duration:00:24:48

Going to Court -- What You Need to Prepare for that Hearing

11/6/2018
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Getting ready for a hearing? How do you prepare? What do you need to bring with you to court? How can you make the most of your time in front of the court? TYLA Treasurer Tim Newman talks with Jennifer Morris – seasoned trial lawyer, former TYLA President, and Senior Legal Counsel at AT&T Services – about the art of preparing for a hearing in any court. Don’t walk into that hearing without listening to this episode! This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no...

Duration:00:26:35

Lawyers and Social Media

10/30/2018
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A.J. Bingham is the Founder and CEO (and a lawyer by training) of The Bingham Group, LLC, an Austin-based full service lobbying firm representing and advising clients on municipal, legislative, and regulatory matters throughout Texas. He’s also a readily recognized social media guru. Young Gunners talks with A.J. about social media, its various forms and uses, and how young lawyers can maximize social media to help build a practice. You can find out more about the Bingham Group at...

Duration:00:24:25

I Object! Effective Use of Objections in Court

10/30/2018
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Are you making objections effectively? In this episode you will learn how to ensure that you are successfully preserving error when making objections as well as how to make your objections as effectual as possible. From teaching you the legal necessities to giving you helpful strategies to follow, this episode is a must listen before you step into a courtroom. This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent of...

Duration:00:20:13

Give Me My Money! - Drafting Effective (and Ethical) Demand Letters

10/23/2018
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Demand letters...every attorney has probably come across the need to send a demand letter at some point in their career. This episode focuses on the demand letter as the starting point in most litigation cases. You will hear from a seasoned litigator discussing his tips in drafting demand letters, and what you can do to send an effective demand to the other side. This podcast was created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and no part of it may be reproduced without the written consent...

Duration:00:39:18