Are you looking for a new way to keep up with the latest legal news and developments? If so, you might want to consider listening to one of the many excellent legal podcasts available. In this blog post, we’ll share some of the best legal podcasts for lawyers.
Whether you’re interested in keeping current on case law or learning about new technology tools that can help you in your practice, there’s sure to be a podcast that meets your needs.
So, without further ado, here are our top picks for legal podcasts!
In the world of legal podcasts, Reinventing Professionals might be one of the earliest podcasts around. According to their website, the podcast is “designed to offer ideas, guidance, and perspectives on how to effectively navigate a perpetually shifting professional landscape, with a unique focus on the legal industry and the technology that is driving its evolution.”
With host Ari Kaplan, Reinventing Professionals on Apple Podcasts has continuously given legal practitioners their weekly dose of updates on technology in relation to the legal industry since they started recording in January 2009. The podcast was even included in the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal’s 10th Annual Top 100 Blawgs. In fact, multiple Reinventing Professionals topics are consistently featured in different online media outlets like Legal Business World, Attorney At Work, Law, and ABA Journal, among others.
Ari Kaplan, the voice behind Reinventing Professionals, is a man who wears many hats. Aside from being a lawyer, he’s also a legal industry analyst, researcher, ghostwriter, business development coach, and podcaster. He also attends continuing legal education (CLE) as a speaker.
Law Firm Management
2. The Law Entrepreneur
The Law Entrepreneur podcast is about the business side of running a law practice. This podcast shares the perspective that many attorneys have: school didn’t and doesn’t adequately prepare you to be successful at your job, let alone one with potential for growth into a thriving enterprise. That frustration is what drives Neil’s creation of this podcast as well. He wants others in this position not just to hear advice, but also implement changes so they too can scale up their practices without feeling lost or stuck indoors all day long! This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and their website.
3. Your Law Firm
Lee Rosen, a former divorce lawyer of nearly thirty years and host of the Your Law Firm podcast has been providing insight into legal marketing efforts that have proven successful for his firm. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts.
4. Black Lawyers Podcast
The Black Lawyer’s Podcast is an engaging podcast that features prominent US black lawyers and advocates. In each episode, host Jehan “J” Carter interviews one of these powerful people to ask them about their journey as a lawyer or advocate for the African American community. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
5. The Maximum Lawyer
Maximum Lawyer is a podcast hosted by Jim Hacking and Tyson Mutrux. The show covers the basics of running or starting your own law firm, but they also dive into growing pains and address mental health issues that are associated with solo lawyers on this weekly radio program dedicated to all things legal-related. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Facebook, YouTube, and their website.
6. Matters, Season 2
By focusing on the needs and desires of clients, rather than lawyers or law firms, this podcast helps legal professionals look deeper into how a client-centric setup makes law firms more successful. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.
7. Daily Matters
Jack Newton explores the future of law in a world where technology and economic change have indefinitely altered the legal profession. He looks at how to best serve clients through this unprecedented situation, while also examining what it means for legal professionals themselves: are they ready or not? This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.
8. Legal Toolkit
Legal Toolkit is a podcast that features interviews with lawyers and professionals to discuss how they’ve improved their practice management. The show’s host, Jared Correia, invites guests from across the legal field and delves into topics such as services for attorneys or programs that can help improve their legal practices and management. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Legal Talk Network.
9. New Solo
The New Solo podcast is the perfect resource for attorneys looking to transition from a law firm practice to a solo practice. Hosted by Adriana Linares, it features interviews with people who have done just that and provides insights on all phases of being in business as an attorney-at-large. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Legal Talk Network.
10. The Lawyerist Podcast
Each week, The Lawyerist Podcast delivers cutting-edge views on the latest news in law from solo and small firm attorneys. Hosts provide an informative listen with humor as they explore topics such as innovative business models or legal technology that are particularly helpful for lawyers starting out themselves. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and their website.
11. The Lawsome Podcast
Join podcast hosts Jake Sanders and Paul Julius for their weekly show The Lawsome Project, which provides insights on the latest legal news as well as a variety of guests who share thoughts about running your own firm. They discuss everything from branding to data-driven practice management with humor mixed in. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, Spotify, YouTube, Soundcloud, Stitcher, and their website.
Technology and Innovation
12. Technically Legal
This incredible legal podcast features interviews with innovators in both law and tech. You’ll learn how guests are using or creating new technology for their lawyers. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and their website.
The future of law and legal practice is revealed in LawNext, a podcast hosted by Bob Ambrogi, who is also the publisher of LawSites. Each week he interviews the innovators who are driving what’s next for this industry: from tech startups to new LLP business models that enhance access to justice as well as seasoned attorneys looking at how technology can help them better serve their clients. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts.
15. Law of Code
The legal landscape surrounding crypto is rapidly evolving, and this podcast highlights how it’s affecting our everyday lives. Topics include regulations, rights of ownership with NFTs (non-fungible tokens), as well blockchain legislation. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and their website.
16. The Digital Edge
Listen to the latest insights and tips on how technology can help you succeed in your career, with a focus on legal need-to-know information. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Legal Talk Network.
17. I am the Law
The I Am the Law podcast is a great way to learn more about the different careers available in law. They take you through 20-minute episodes with lawyers who have experience working in your desired field, so it’s easy for listeners like yourself to decide which path would be right for them. Though the last episode was released in 2020, the podcast is still a great way to gain more insight. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and LST Radio.
18. The Gen Y Lawyer
The Gen Y Lawyer is a podcast geared toward younger lawyers and it targets a specific demographic—those born between 1980 and 1995 called “Generation Y.” Hosted by Nicole Abboud who considers herself part of this group, she uses her platform to talk with fellow young attorneys about how their generation intersects within the legal profession. Her last episode was in 2019 after about 200 episodes. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and her website.
19. Law School Toolbox
The Law School Toolbox Podcast features entertaining episodes on all matters related to law school, the bar exam, and legal careers. Each week hosts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess interview experts who offer practical tips for success in academics as well advice about how best to pursue your interests outside of class. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and their website.
Legal News and Current Events
20. Legally Speaking Podcast
The Legally Speaking Podcast brings together interviews with some of the most interesting people in law. Topics range from diversity and inclusion in the workplace to mental health cases. Some topics also touch on digital marketers who discuss strategy and topics legal tech enthusiasts will love, too. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Spotify, Podcast Addict, Stitcher, and their website.
21. Lawyer 2 Lawyer
The internet is an endless stream of information, and it’s important to look at different perspectives. Lawyer 2 Lawyer offers one such perspective through their host J. Craig Williams’ lens on current affairs in today’s world. It’s both legalistic and very insightful! This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Legal Talk Network.
22. Thinking Like a Lawyer
Thinking Like a Lawyer is a legal podcast that will keep you both entertained and informed with its discussions on popular issues. Join them to find out what’s new in law, learn from guest speakers who have practical knowledge of how things work behind closed doors, and hear some good-hearted smack talking about relevant topics like patent law or trade secrets. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Legal Talk Network.
23. Legal Angle Podcast
Legal Angle is a show that goes deep into the world of legal issues, arts, and culture. It’s hosted by Emmanuel Olawale, who has been recognized with several awards for his work in law as well as academia—including being named one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” or Top 100 Trial Lawyers across America. This podcast will keep you up to date on all things legal related! It’s available on Apple Podcasts, Audible, and their website.
24. LGBT Bar NY
The LGBT Bar of New York is a place where you can learn more about the latest legal news concerning issues that affect members of this community. Hear more about interviews with LGBTQ lawyers and activists in this engaging podcast. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and their website.
25. Bloomberg Law
June Grasso, host of Bloomberg Law’s popular podcast and television show, speaks with leading attorneys about the latest legal issues in today’s headlines. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and their website.
Legal and True Crime Stories
Legal issues are often tedious, but this podcast takes a different approach to them. It highlights interesting cases in which lawyers solve complex problems with their wits as well as other people’s talent for storytelling. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Stitcher, and their website.
27. Sword and Scale
If you’re looking for a podcast that will keep your interest peaked, look no further than “Sword and Scale.” The show follows cases from all over the world as they make their way through courtrooms with some truly bizarre events attached. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and their website.
28. Court Junkie
Court Junkie is a podcast that takes an in-depth look at the criminal law side of true crime, with episodes on everything from murder cases to PTSD. Host Jillian LP explores how our justice system fails victims every day while also highlighting injustices within it, such as improper bail amounts or secretive evidence rules. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, PodcastOne, Stitcher, and their website.
29. Immigration Hour
Charles “Chuck” H. Cuck debates hot topics in the world of immigration with guests who have unparalleled knowledge. He’s made it his personal mission to educate listeners on all things related, from Supreme Court cases to presidential executive orders that affect our country’s policies toward legal issues facing lawyers daily. For example, how do you even start practicing law if your clients don’t come through customs? Chuck has got this covered! This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Spotify, and their website.
30. Immigration Revelation
Fiona McEntee, a nationally recognized immigration attorney and activist with over fifteen years of experience in the field is one-of-a-kind. Her show “Immigration Revelation” alongside Ray McEntee and Carolina Solano, offers us incredible stories we never thought possible while discussing some very hot topics such as sanctuary cities and illegal immigrants. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and their website.
The legal podcast industry is booming, and for good reason! Lawyers can benefit from listening to these podcasts as a way to stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in the legal world, learn about new case law and practice strategies, and hear interviews with leading legal professionals.
Whether you’re just starting out your career as a lawyer or have been practicing law for many years, there’s a legal podcast out there that will suit your needs.
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