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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

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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WGN Radio

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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

‘Let’s Get Legal’ powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen 11.26.22

11/26/2022
Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Leonard, of Leonard Trial Lawyers, joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to talk about how money affects the quality of legal representation. The two discuss the difference between federal and criminal cases and Mike answers listener questions.

Duration:00:36:20

The naming of Special Counsel for Trump cases

11/20/2022
Criminal Defence Attorney Michael Leonard joins Jon Hansen to discuss why the DOJ would have a Special Counsel for the Trump case. The two discuss if this is a good or bad thing.

Duration:00:07:08

Is crime up in the suburbs?

11/20/2022
Audrey Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon to discuss the crime numbers and talk about how crime news is consumed. Plus, crime apps, Facebook groups, and, Audrey explains what crimes increased during the pandemic. For more information, visit www.andersonaa.com

Duration:00:22:31

‘Let’s Get Legal’ powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen 11.12.22

11/12/2022
On this airing of Let’s Get Legal, host Jon Hansen is joined by John Nagle of Gordon Law Group. Attorney Nagle talks about the FTX meltdown and the laws that were (potentially) broken and the legal options (if any) that people have that lost money. Then, Jon is joined by University of Illinois professor Michael […]

Duration:00:30:20

Breaking down the FTX crypto meltdown

11/12/2022
John Nagle, Attorney at Gordon Law Group, joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to talk about FTX declaring bankruptcy. FTX is now investigating a potential hack amid a bankruptcy filing. The two discuss the reputation that the company built, its regulations, and where all the billions of dollars went.

Duration:00:28:46

Personal injury attorney Elizabeth Kaveny talks medical malpractice and mental health cases

11/6/2022
Personal Injury Attorney Elizabeth Kaveny, partner at Kaveny and Kroll joins Let’s Get Legal to talk about a recent mental health/suicide trial where they obtained a $5 million verdict. Plus, the opioid epidemic and more. For more information, call (312) 761-KKTL(5585)

Estate Planning and documents that make it easier with Corinne Heggie

11/6/2022
Corinne Heggie, attorney at Heggie Wochner Law Firm, joins Jon Hansen to discuss the importance of open conversations about estate planning and helpful documents like a power of attorney. Plus Corinne answers caller questions about trusts and checking accounts. For more information call Heggie Wochner Law at 847.272.7360

Showing up to the polls with knowledge about judges

11/6/2022
Attorney Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins host Jon Hansen to discuss the upcoming election and his advice for how to show up to the polls prepared with information on the judges. Mike also talks about judge terms and answers caller questions. To reach out to Michael Leonard, visit leonardtriallawyers.com or call 312-815-6572

Estate planning and the importance of beneficiaries

10/30/2022
Attorney John Heggie from Wochner Law Firm speaks to host Jon Hansen about the importance of estate planning. From what to do with pets to beneficiaries on 401k’s, the two talk about this and more. For more information visit https://www.wochnerlawfirm.com/ or call 847.272.7360

Diving deeper into the role of DCFS with Attorney Audrey Anderson

10/30/2022
Attorney Audrey Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon Hansen to discuss DCFS cases in the news and the role the governor may have in these cases. Plus, voting after being in jail and the role that DCFS has. To find more information about how Attorney Audrey Anderson can help you, visit www.andersonaa.com/

‘Let’s Get Legal’ powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen 10.22.22

10/23/2022
This week on “Let’s Get Legal,” host Jon Hansen is joined by Attorney Michael Leonard to talk about preparing for trial and electing judges. The two also discuss a caller’s question about seeking truth in trials. For more information, visit leonardtriallawyers.com or call 312-815-6572.

Slip and fall season will soon be in full force

10/15/2022
8 million hospital visits a year are from slip and falls. Super lawyer Jeremy Geller joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to discuss compensation and slip and fall cases. Jeremy talks about the steps that owners need to take when there is a leak issue or a slippery surface in their business. For more […]

Employment agreements and forced arbitration with Bellows Law Group

10/15/2022
Attorney Laurel Bellows of Bellows Law Group joins Let’s get Legal to discuss forced arbitration and everyday agreement contracts that people really don’t give a second thought to. The Bellows Law Group offers transactional, counseling, and litigation services to entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, and large corporations. For more information, call (312) 332-3340.

True crime podcasts and the relationships between prosecutors and defense attorneys

10/15/2022
Attorney Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins host Jon Hansen to discuss trending trials and answer caller questions. Michael talks in depth about the case made mainstream by the true-crime podcast Serial involving Adnan Syed. The two also discuss plea deals, the relationship between prosecutors and defense attorneys, and the truth in the justice system.

How a traffic stop can end with your car getting seized

10/8/2022
Attorney Audrey Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon Hansen to discuss asset forfeiture. What is it and what is the level of proof that is needed for your property to be taken? Audrey talks about the median forfeiture and the law enforcement purposes that it’s used for. To find more information about how Attorney Audrey […]

Why decisions need to be made sooner rather than later when it comes to estate planning

10/8/2022
Corinne Heggie, attorney at Wochner Law, joins Jon Hansen to discuss the importance of open conversations about estate planning, medical decisions, and creating a will or trust. Corinne also explains how the power of attorney works for healthcare and property. For more information call Wochner law at 847.272.7360

Tax attorney Steven Leahy discusses taxes on mobile transactions

10/1/2022
IRS Tax Attorney Steven A. Leahy of the Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC joins host Jon Hasen to talk about LLC’s, getting audited, selling property and reporting gifts in your taxes. Plus, how to avoid IRS scams and taxes on cash app transactions. To learn more about Steven A. Leahy go to chicagotaxteam.com or call […]

Duration:00:26:27

Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Leonard talks about how crime shows have changed courtrooms

9/24/2022
Attorney Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins host Jon Hansen to discuss current cases and news stories. Jon and Michael talk about the CSI effect and how crime shows have changed courtrooms and juries. Plus, Mike also answers listener questions about the former president’s legal troubles, talking to the police before getting into the courtroom, and […]

Duration:00:27:03

Breaking down the SAFE-T Act with Attorney Audrey Anderson

9/24/2022
Attorney Audrey Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon Hansen to discuss the SAFE-T Act. Audrey also talks about cash bail, safety act myths and answers listener questions. To find more information about how Attorney Audrey Anderson can help you, visit www.andersonaa.com/

Duration:00:15:44

Accelerated Tax Resolutions can help you deal with the IRS

9/24/2022
Jon Hansen, host of Let’s Get Legal, is joined by Linda Nayder of Accelerated Tax Resolutions to talk about taxes. Linda explains the process of giving power of attorney, how filing bankruptcy affects filing taxes, and the IRS taking wages. For more information visit, acceleratedtaxresolution.com

Duration:00:14:33