Civilly Speaking

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Nov. 9, 2022

Recap of Ohio's 2022 General Election

Host Sean Harris sits down with OAJ Director of Government Affairs, Brad Ingraham, and attorney and OAJ member, Rick Topper, for …

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Oct. 19, 2022

The Supreme Court at the Ballot Box

Host Sean Harris sits down with OAJ President Sydney McLafferty and MAJ President Stuart Sklar for a deep dive on the Ohio and Mi…

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Sept. 28, 2022

A Conversation with Sari de la Motte

Host, Sean Harris sits down with Sari for a thought-provoking conversation about voir dire, non-verbal communication, and talking…

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Sept. 23, 2022

Trailer: A Conversation with Sari de la Motte

Don't miss next week's Civilly Speaking episode with nationally recognized trial consultant and certified coach, Sari de la Motte…

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Sept. 14, 2022

The Rundown on Asbestos Litigation & Legislation

In this episode, host Sean Harris sits down with Shawn Acton, Partner with one of Ohio's asbestos litigation firms, Kelley & Ferr…

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Aug. 31, 2022

Coming Back From Burnout

In this episode, host Sean Harris sits down with Lauren Ruth Martin, licensed professional counselor, speaker, and podcast host, …

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Aug. 10, 2022

The Unseen Effects of Car Crashes

Host Sean Harris sits down with Nathan Stuckey, with The Stuckey Firm, and Rhys Richards, with The Richards Firm, to discuss the …

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July 28, 2022

What is Going On with Ohio's Elections

Host Sean Harris sits down with Brad Ingraham and State Representative Richard Brown (D-Reynoldsburg) for a Special Election Upda…

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Feb. 9, 2022

The Betrayal Structure

In this episode, host Sean Harris sits down with Trial Structure's D. Brett Turnbull to discuss the Betrayal Structure

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Jan. 19, 2022

Let's Talk About Data Privacy

In this episode, host Sean Harris sat down with OAJ's Director of Government Affairs, Brad Ingraham, and Senior Policy Analyst wi…

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Dec. 7, 2021

Recent Developments in Representation of Sexual Assault Survivors

In episode 75 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris and guests Konrad Kircher and Ryan McGraw with Rittgers & Rittgers discuss th…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Vaccine Mandates: A Roadmap

In episode 74 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris and guests Ashlie Case Sletvold, managing partner with Peiffer Wolf Carr Kane…

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Oct. 6, 2021

Practicing Law in a Multi-Generational Firm

In episode 73 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris talks with Rob and Mary Erney from Erney Law about the benefits and unique ch…

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Aug. 31, 2021

How to Maximize your Paralegal’s Potential

In episode 72 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris talks with Candess Zona-Mendola, Senior Trial Paralegal with The Lange Law Fi…

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Aug. 3, 2021

The Importance of Communities: OAJ Women’s Caucus Edition

https://civillyspeaking.files.wordpress.com/2022/01/civilly-speaking-7-21_mixdown.mp3 In episode 71 of Civilly Speaking, host Sea…

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March 25, 2021

Jury Trials during COVID-19

In episode 70 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Matt Nakajima of Rittgers & Rittgers about his recent in-person jur…

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March 16, 2021

The Importance of Communities: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

In episode 69 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to three Irish Ohioans about the importance of communities and how bei…

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Feb. 17, 2021

Models for Success: Expanding a firm’s practice areas

In episode 68 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Lindsay Lawrence of Rittgers & Rittgers about her experience starti…

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Jan. 27, 2021

Models for Success: Starting Your Own Firm

In episode 67 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Nathan Stuckey of The Stuckey Firm about how he has navigated ownin…

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Nov. 23, 2020

How trial lawyers bring about meaningful change

In a special Thanksgiving episode of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to four OAJ members — Andy Young of The Law Firm f…

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Nov. 2, 2020

Practicing Law in a Pandemic

In episode 65 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Charlie Rittgers of Rittgers & Rittgers and Michael Brown from Find…

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Oct. 19, 2020

A Conversation with Judge Jennifer Brunner on Election Law

In episode 64 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Judge Jennifer Brunner, one of eight state appeals court judges of …

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Oct. 5, 2020

Why More Trial Lawyers Should Run for Public Office

In episode 62 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Dennis E. Murray, Jr., a former member of the Ohio House of Represe…

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Sept. 28, 2020

Proportionality in Discovery with special guest Judge John O’Donnell

In episode 63 of Civilly Speaking, host Sean Harris speaks to Judge John O’Donnell, a judge in the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas C…

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