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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.
||CleanWorking a Room||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...||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJob Search for Law Students||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 epis...||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn Diversity and Inclusion||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 p...||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWork/Life Balance – The Secrets of Consistency||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...||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFighting for Families||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 te...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefault Judgments||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 ...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdmitted – Getting Your Evidence in Front of the Jury||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..||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoing’ Deals – M&A for Young Transactional Associates||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 De...||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing to Court -- What You Need to Prepare for that Hearing||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...||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting to Law School||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...||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCross-Border Transactions -- What it Means to be an International Lawyer||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 tra...||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLawyers and Social Media||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 re..||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI Object! Effective Use of Objections in Court||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 necess...||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGive Me My Money! - Drafting Effective (and Ethical) Demand Letters||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 litigato...||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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Excellent resource and provides very educational perspectives on legal issues
An excellent and timely program for the modern young lawyer.
This is a very well produced podcast with some great and useful information. TYLA knocks it out of the park again.