Trial Lawyer Show with Mitch Jackson

Live video and podcast interviews with top trial lawyers from around the world!

      • What makes a good lawyer a GREAT trial attorney?

      • Why do some lawyers connect with their juries and consistently get million dollar verdicts while others are routinely disappointed with their trial results.

      • How can you have a meaningful and rewarding career as a trial lawyer?

My guests are top trial lawyers. They’ve built their reputations by becoming the best of the best. In this show, I’ll ask them to share their winning trial advocacy approaches with you. If we’re lucky, we’ll also get them to share a few of their favorite war stories.

Join us for each episode and ask live questions, take notes and benefit from decades of experience and wisdom. Really want to be a go-giver? Share the TrialLawyer.Show with other trial lawyers who you care about.

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Karen Koehler aka “The Velvet Hammer” on Showing Your Human Side

Enjoy this interview with Karen Koehler, who shares stories about several of her high profile verdicts ($123M in the Duck Boat Accident Case), why she blogs during trial, and several of her best jury selection tips. Connect with Karen here.

F. Lee Bailey (“The Fugitive,” Boston Strangler, and OJ Simpson Case): Legendary Courtroom Stories!

Lee’s many clients and cases have included (1) Sam Sheppard (inspiration for the television series The Fugitive (1963–1967) and the 1993 movie staring Harrison Ford); (2) Boston Strangler; (3) Patty Hearst (armed bank robberies after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA); and of course, (4) the OJ Simpson Case (his famous cross-examination of Detective Mark Fuhrman was considered by many to be the key to Simpson’s acquittal. Bailey got the detective to claim, “marine to marine,” he never used the “N” word which the jury later learned was not true. You’ll also enjoy Lee’s recollection about how he got prosecutor, Christopher Allen Darden, to try on the black glove.

SideBar (Also of interest and important)

My  Interview with Haben Girma, The First Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

Haben Girma, the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, an advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities, and author of, “Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law.” Connect with Haben and get all links (video interview, podcast and read written transcript) here.

Janet Ward Black: Giving Back to the Community/ Marketing and Brand

Janet is the principal owner of the law firm, Ward Black Law located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

The 40-person firm is one of the largest woman-owned law firms in the state. She served as the third woman president of the North Carolina Association of Trial Lawyers and the fourth woman president of the North Carolina Bar Association. She is only the second lawyer in history to serve as president of both organizations.

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