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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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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

Trial lawyer Michael Leonard breaks down what he looks for in a jury

1/22/2023
Attorney Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins host Jon Hansen to discuss some of the biggest legal stories in the news this week. Plus, he updates Jon on the not-guilty verdict he obtained for his client and talks about the qualities he looks for in jurors. To find more information about how Attorney Leonard can help you, visit leonardtriallawyers.com […]

Duration:00:50:36

‘Let’s Get Legal’ powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen 1.14.23

1/14/2023
On this airing of Let’s Get Legal powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen: Three guests join Jon to discuss everything from taxes, Lori Lightfoot’s email to CPS students, and what it’s like to be a public defender. Segment 1: John Nagle, Senior Associate Attorney at Gordon Law Group, joins […]

Duration:01:16:47

Diving into the potential non-compete ban with employment lawyer Patrick Dolan

1/7/2023
Employment lawyer and partner at Siegel & Dolan, Patrick Dolan, joins Jon Hansen on Let’s Get Legal to discuss non-compete agreements, defamation and more on employment law! For more information, call (312) 878 3210 or visit www.msiegellaw.com

Duration:00:53:23

Defense Attorney Michael Leonard discusses cell tower evidence in the Idaho murder case

1/7/2023
Attorney Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins host Jon Hansen to discuss some of the biggest legal stories in the news this week. Listen in while Jon and Michael talk in-depth about evidence in the Idaho murder cases and cell tower evidence. To find more information about how Attorney Leonard can help you, visit leonardtriallawyers.com.

Duration:00:27:04

Estate Planning Attorney John Heggie: The process of working with an estate planning attorney

12/18/2022
Attorney John Heggie from Wochner Law Firm speaks to host Jon Hansen about estate planning. Heggie breaks down the process of working with an estate planning attorney and, of course, Heggie takes listeners specific questions. To find more information about how Attorney Heggie can help you, visit https://www.wochnerlawfirm.com/.

Duration:00:20:28

Defense Attorney Michael Leonard breaks down the case surrounding the alleged Highland Park shooter’s father

12/18/2022
Attorney Michael Leonard of Leonard Trial Lawyers joins host Jon Hansen to discuss some of the biggest legal stories in the news this week. Listen in while Jon and Michael talk in-depth about the latest update pertaining to the Highland Park suspected shooter’s father being charged with a felony for reckless conduct. To find more information about […]

Duration:00:18:59

Trial Attorney Audrey Anderson breaks down what has been revised in the SAFE-T Act

12/18/2022
Attorney Audrey Anderson from Anderson Attorneys and Advisors joins Jon Hansen to discuss what has been revised in the SAFE-T Act. Listen in while Audrey talks about the positive effect the revision to the SAFE-T Act has had on the bill and what specifically has been changed. To find more information about how Attorney Audrey […]

Duration:00:25:52

‘Let’s Get Legal’ powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen 12.10.22

12/10/2022
On this airing of Let’s Get Legal, Jon Hansen is joined by attorney Patrick Dolan from Siegel and Dolan. Attorney Dolan specializes in employment law and talks about harassment in the workplace, negotiating agreements, and non-compete salary amounts. For more information, call (312) 878 3210 or visit www.msiegellaw.com

Duration:00:13:42

‘Let’s Get Legal’ powered by the Illinois State Bar Association and hosted by Jon Hansen 12.3.22

12/3/2022
On this airing of Let’s Get Legal hosted by Jon Hansen and powered by the Illinois State Bar Association: Segment one: Labor Law Professor at the University of Illinois Michael LeRoy talks about congress stepping into the rail strike. The two also discuss union agreements, the railway labor act, and the role that president Biden is playing in […]

Duration:01:06:25

‘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)

Duration:00:15:17

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

Duration:00:16:36

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

Duration:00:25:54

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

Duration:00:21:29

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/

Duration:00:36:12

‘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.

Duration:00:32:54