TLC Podcast host, Rafe Foreman, gives an invitation regarding podcast guest appearances, TLC board membership and permanent TLC location importance. Rafe offers information and guidance regarding the improvement of the health of the Trial Lawyers College.
2000.2 TLC graduate, Bret Merkle, talks to us about being real and connecting with emotions that motivate behavior. Bret goes over his story of finding purpose in focusing on others and finding joy with the goal of staying there.
Brecken Wagner, 2016 TLC graduate, expounds on the criminal law system in Oklahoma and its tribal courts. Brecken explains the recent Supreme Court decision that has created new tribal courts, starting proceedings, and creating laws for the first time.
Benjamin Bunn joins us to discuss hate and anger and the motivations and reactions we have when we encounter them. Listen as Ben takes us through some of the feelings and emotions we go through as we experience situations charged with hate and anger in this episode of the TLC podcast.
2015 TLC graduate Gina Downes details her experiences being introduced to TLC Methods and her early presumptions around what a lawyer should be. Gina tells us about the preparation and skills that helped her enter the profession straight out of college with confidence and experience from TLC.
2005 TLC graduate, Andy Rubenstein, talks about his experiences as a teacher and student at previous TLC events. Andy discusses the benefits and reasons behind his self care and wellness focus that keeps him energized and fighting for clients. “Stay curious”.
Dirk Weeks, and his company, help develop strategies and recommend plans for plaintiff’s lawyers for clients in settlements. Hear how Dirk helps clients get the most out of settlements with structured annuities using tax conscious tactics.
2015 Graduate, Render Freeman, brings us his recent experience with psychodrama training in New York. Render also details his current work with counselors and why trial lawyers should be in regular therapy.
Trey Jones of Post, TX, experienced an oilfield accident in 1997 and describes the resulting medical issues that followed. Hear Trey’s journey as he experienced amnesia, embarrassment, and recovery from his traumatic brain injury over 26 years ago.
Assemble! TLC graduates Mike Smith, Mike Watson, and Ron Estefan join Rafe Foreman in Lubbock, TX for a case consult auctioned at a recent TLC event. Hear the benefits and techniques they used in front of live jurors to hone their statements and discover the story that motivates them.
Recent TLC graduate, Andrew Pickett, describes his early experiences with TLC, psychodrama, and the hurdles of starting his own firm while detailing his last few trials. Andrew explains the power of being his authentic self and the genuine concern of human life in the court room.
Grace Reed discusses her first legal jobs and the differences between big law firm jobs and small clerking jobs, like her current internship. Listen as Grace describes her unique experiences and the dynamics of a TLC influenced firm.
2023 TLC Graduate, Lauren Checki, details her recent experience at the 3 Week Course and how those experiences have impacted and shaped her practice. Lauren then details the work her firm does with business and home owners to sue insurance companies.
TLC 3 Week Course attendee and first time New Mexico visitor, Mario Hankerson, discusses his hesitancy and discovery of TLC methods at his first TLC event. Listen as Mario details his first interactions with "String of Pearls" and psychodrama.
From Montezuma's Castle during the 3 Week Course, Parrish Collins joins Rafe Foreman to discuss his TLC experience from last year. Parrish details his recent efforts and focus on medical negligence in the prison and jail system in New Mexico under the New Mexico Civil Rights Act.
TLC 3 week course attendees at Montezuma's Catle Laura Schultes, Sarah Mather, Colleen Mullen, Maria Bribriesco, Linda Tran, Defne Ozgediz, and Ashley Carpenter discuss the current legal environment from their perspectives.
TLC faculty member, Andy Vickery, shares a war story regarding a recent trial focused around effective scene setting and closing arguments. Andy takes time to dive back into a scene regarding words of love a elderly woman shared with her late husband.
First time TLC attendee, Joe Leventis, discusses his first impressions of the 3 Week Course in Montezuma's Castle in New Mexico. Joe explains how TLC methods has begun to shape his practice and his life after just 2 weeks into the 3 Week Course.
Current TLC participant, Todd Hollis, details his introduction to TLC and his first impressions of TLC methods and curriculum from the most recent 3 week course in Montezuma Castle. Listen as Todd and Rafe dive into their first TLC experiences and the powerful tribe of lawyers the college contains.
Jacob Vigil, 2001 TLC faculty graduate, discovered Montezuma Castle and the United World College decades ago. During a clandestine phone call, he happened to be driving in that exact location when he answered the call and suggested Montezuma Castle as the location for the Trail Lawyers College 3 Week program. The rest is history and the Trial Lawyers College is in one of its most beautiful settings ever. Come join Jake as he explains the land of enchantment.
Angelica Cogliano, 2019 Trial Lawyers College graduate, describes the struggle of connecting with the community in the areas where her voir dire panels are pulled from and making them her tribe. Listen as Angelica details the strategies she implements when dealing with the implementation of the criminal justice system at the southern border of Texas.
The Who We Are Project founder, Jeffery Robinson, describes the history of our country regarding anti-black racism. Jeffery elaborates on the details behind what makes our country the way it is today.
TLC graduate, Chris Stoy, discusses a recent trial that included a deposition with Rafe Foreman. Listen as Chris explains how he and Rafe’s use of TLC methods in this trial resulted in a victory after a zero offer settlement before trial.
TLC staff member, Chris Trundy, discusses default bias in jurors and continues the thought experiments brought forward by Brady Skinner in the previous episode. Listen as Chris expounds on the trial story and how to discover juror defaults during a criminal case.
2015 TLC graduate, Brady Skinner, talks about his recent criminal trials and media influence regarding safety and perspective of apprehended individuals. Listen as Brady discusses dealing with conscious and implicate bias both in his past and with his current jurors.