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Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack

Bridget Mary McCormack, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan, has been aggressively pursuing court reform in that state’s courts.  But “court reform” doesn’t begin to describe the scope, ambition, and impact of what Michigan has been able to accomplish. Nor does the phrase “access to justice.”  Listen to Chief Justice McCormack’s provocative tour…

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The Orrick Series: Global Operations, with Kelly Cullen and Will Turani

Orrick, one of the world’s best-known law firms, partners with The Future Law Podcast for a 4-episode look around the organization, taking stock of its people, its innovation practices, its organizational design, and its industry partnerships.   This third episode in The Orrick series features a talk about global operations and specifically about Orrick’s Global Operations…

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The Orrick Series: Innovation, with Wendy Butler Curtis and Kate Orr

Orrick, one of the world’s best-known law firms, partners with The Future Law Podcast for a 4-episode look around the organization, taking stock of its people, its innovation practices, its organizational design, and its industry partnerships.   This second episode in The Orrick series features a talk about innovation. What does innovation mean in a contemporary…

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The Orrick Series: Talent, with Siobhan Handley and Bryan Parker

Orrick, one of the world’s best-known law firms, partners with The Future Law Podcast for a 4-episode look around the organization, taking stock of its people, its innovation practices, its organizational design, and its industry partnerships.   This first episode in The Orrick series features a talk about talent.  How does Orrick think about and practice…

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Alex Hamilton, CEO of Radiant Law

Alex Hamilton, founder and CEO of Radiant Law, left a Big Law partnership behind 10 years ago to start an organization that offers a different way to deliver commercial contracting services to clients.  He hasn’t looked back. In this episode of The Future Law Podcast, he sits down with host Michael Madison for a frank…

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Anusia Gillespie, NewLaw Advocate

Anusia Gillespie is a legal innovator, practicing and advancing NewLaw ideas.  In this episode of the Future Law Podcast, she talks with host Michael Madison about what NewLaw means and how she moved from a “typical” US law degree to a NewLaw leadership role. Anusia Gillespie at LinkedIn Anusia Gillespie on Twitter Anusia Gillespie on…

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Ivan Fong, Chief Legal Officer of 3M Co.

Ivan Fong brings more than three decades of experience with law and technology to his role as Chief Legal Officer of 3M Company, in private law practice, in-house roles, and government service.  Host Mike Madison catches up with Ivan for a look back and look forward at what it takes to succeed in the legal…

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Krista Contino Saumby, on Building Bridges for New Lawyers

The future of law is, in a word, people. But are the people ready? Are new lawyers being prepared effectively to transition from the worlds of their formal education and training to the dynamic and different worlds of the 21st century legal workplace?  Host Mike Madison talks with lawyer and legal entrepreneur Krista Contino Saumby,…

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Dierk Schindler and Bernhard Waltl, the Liquid Legal Institute and a Common Legal Platform

The Liquid Legal Institute, headquartered in Germany, is a think tank and platform for activism that aims to develop new shared standards for transforming the future of law practice with, and in the shadow of, cutting-edge technology.  Future Law Podcast host Mike Madison talks with LLI co-founders Dierk Schindler and Bernhard Waltl about the LLI’s…

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Ian Rodwell, Linklaters, on How Lawyers and Clients Learn

“What’s the future of knowledge?” comes to ground for law and lawyers in this wide-ranging podcast interview featuring Ian Rodwell, Head of Client Knowledge and Learning at Linklaters, the global London-based law firm.  Host Mike Madison and Ian touch on information science, Brian Eno, and football (the original kind) as they explore what’s on tap…

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