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Looking at various topics through a legal lens, Let’s Get Legal powered by Illinois State Bar Association leans on local, prominent attorneys and experts to broadcast an entertaining and engaging weekly legal radio show

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Looking at various topics through a legal lens, Let’s Get Legal powered by Illinois State Bar Association leans on local, prominent attorneys and experts to broadcast an entertaining and engaging weekly legal radio show

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English


Episodes
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ShotSpotter updates and how parents are liable for their children’s crimes

5/25/2024
Defense Attorney Audriana Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon Hansen to discuss ShotSpotter and how this summer teenagers need to be careful with the choices they make and how parents are liable for their children even when they’re at work.

Duration:00:34:54

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Latest updates in employment law with Patrick Dolan

5/25/2024
Patrick Dolan, Employment Lawyer at Conti & Dolan, joins Jon Hansen to talk about employment laws and answers a caller’s question on air

Duration:00:31:44

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The importance of medical records in litigation with Wallace Miller

5/18/2024
Debbie Pritts, Legal Nurse Consultant at Wallace Miller, joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to discuss medical records in litigation. The two discuss medical expenses, the process of requesting these records, and her work with Wallace Miller in product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, and more! For a free consultation, call 312-629-4407 or visit […]

Duration:00:32:08

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Let’s Get Legal: Being the holdout juror in a trial

5/18/2024
Federal Defense Attorney Michael Leonard joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to discuss the latest legal news. The two chatted with a juror in a triple homicide case about his experience being a holdout juror in a trial. Call Leonard Trial Lawyers at 312-380-6559 for exceptional service from nationally recognized trial lawyers.

Duration:00:35:14

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The process of getting a divorce when you have an adult child with disabilities

5/11/2024
Jon Hansen is joined by Angel Traub of Angel Traub & Associates to discuss adult-disabled children and having a special needs trust. Plus, Angel shares the rate at which couples are getting a divorce. For more information, visit www.atclaw.com. You can also call their Lombard office at 630-426-0196 or their Arlington Heights office at 847-749-4182

Duration:00:14:17

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Politician bribery charges and breaking down impeaching a witness with Michael Leonard

5/11/2024
Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Leonard joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to discuss the latest legal news. The two give their reactions to the Supreme Court bribery case of a former mayor of Indiana and share how it might affect the case of Michael Madigan. Plus, Michael breaks down the meaning of reasonable doubt […]

Duration:00:15:52

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Is protesting on college campuses protected by the First Amendment?

5/4/2024
Jason Mazzone is a Professor of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and he joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal. The two talk about the First Amendment, universities regulating what occurs on their campuses, and freedom of speech vs conduct.

Duration:00:21:28

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Workers are burned out and stressed, so when will companies address employee mental health concerns?

5/4/2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Patrick Dolan, Employment Lawyer at Conti & Dolan, joins Jon Hansen to talk about employment laws and mental health in the workplace. The stress of the jobs, how workers deal with it personally and professionally, and using FMLA.

Duration:00:39:27

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Who should make a claim in the Suboxone case?

4/27/2024
Jessica Wieczorkiewicz, attorney at Wallace Miller, joins Jon Hansen for the first time to talk about her beginnings as a lawyer, what made her want to get into law, and her biggest focuses right now (including the Suboxone case).

Duration:00:20:00

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The breakdown on President Trump’s jury selection and why Harvey Weinstein’s case got thrown out

4/27/2024
Trial lawyer Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins Jon Hansen to talk about the Jury selection in former President Trump’s New York trial. They later talk about the reasoning behind why Harvey Weinstein’s case got thrown out.

Duration:00:17:15

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FTC’s ban on noncompete agreements, plus the WARN Act with Patrick Dolan

4/27/2024
Conti & Dolan joins Let’s Get Legal! Host of WGN Radio’s “The Karen Conti Show” Karen Conti and employment lawyer Patrick Dolan join Jon Hansen to discuss the latest legal news. Lots of news this week for employees and employers as the FTC announced their ban on the non-compete clause and later Jon and Patrick talk about the abrupt shutting down of Dom’s and […]

Duration:00:15:59

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Estate Planning Attorney John Heggie: Data mining could affect your estate and transferring property

4/20/2024
It’s always a good time to talk about estate planning! Attorney John Heggie from Wochner Law Firm speaks to host Jon Hansen to discuss the importance of having a plan for your estate. The two also talk about probate and answer listener questions about inheriting a home and transferring ownership. To find more information about how Attorney […]

Duration:00:33:27

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Can you sue protestors for disrupting your commute?

4/20/2024
Jenna Green is a legal columnist for Reuters and she joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to talk about people bringing lawsuits against protestors. Jenna talks about things being brought forward in the suit like public nuisance and false imprisonment. Plus, the two discuss what the people impacted by the protest were saying and […]

Duration:00:13:45

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Incidents and lawsuits are piling up when it comes to self-driving cars

4/13/2024
Personal injury attorney Michael Kopsick joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to discuss driverless cars and the laws surrounding them, technology, and accidents that are happening. Attorney Kopsick and his law firm focus on personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and more. Visit www.law-mwk.com or call 847.807.8695 for more information.

Duration:00:17:05

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Estate Planning: Guardian of the estate and the case of Jay Leno

4/13/2024
On this airing of Let’s Get Legal, host Jon Hansen is joined by Attorney Mike Drabant of A. Traub & Associates to discuss estate planning and the latest celebrities making headlines because of it. Mike also answers listeners’ questions about trusts, beneficiaries, and probate. For more information, visit www.atclaw.com. You can also call their Lombard office […]

Duration:00:24:10

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Non-compete clauses and California law about the “right to disconnect”

4/6/2024
Employment Lawyer Patrick Dolan of Conti and Dolan joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to answer listener employment questions. Jon and Patrick also talk about the new proposed California law about an employees right to “disconnect” For more information, call 312.332.7800 or visit www.contidolanlaw.com

Duration:00:16:05

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The varieties of outcomes when DCFS comes to your door

4/6/2024
Attorney Audriana Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon Hansen to discuss the measures that DCFS case workers take during a house call and how the DCFS is funded. To learn more about how Attorney Audrey Anderson can help you, visit www.andersonaa.com/.

Duration:00:16:03

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3 key things for businesses to do during tax season

3/30/2024
IRS Tax Attorney Steven A. Leahy of the Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC with Opem Tax Advocates joins Jon Hansen to talk about the importance of record keeping for business owners. Steven discusses how he helps his clients through tax planning, filing for free, and an offer in compromise. To learn more about […]

Duration:00:32:21

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Eddie Johnson case update with Federal Defense Attorney Michael Leonard

3/30/2024
Mike Leonard, Federal Defense Attorney at Leonard Trial Lawyers, joins Jon Hansen to answer listeners’ legal questions and trending legal news. Estate Attorney Dave Schlueter with the Law Offices of Dave Schlueter Ltd also joins the conversation. For more information, visit www.leonardtriallawyers.com or call (312) 380-6559 for Mike’s direct line.

Duration:00:32:21

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Why should people reach out to an attorney right away after an accident?

3/23/2024
Nicholas Kelly, attorney at Wallace Miller, joins Jon Hansen to talk about personal injury law. Nicholas shares what someone should do if they’re in a car accident, why he got into personal injury law, and how Wallace Miller can help you. For a free consultation, call 312-261-6193 or visit www.wallacemiller.com

Duration:00:21:37