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Not every lawyer defines success in the same way. The Leveraging Latitude podcast explores the various paths to cultivating a rich and fulfilling life in the law. Through conversations with leading lawyers and thought leaders from across the legal industry, Latitude’s Candice Reed and Tim Haley discuss best practices and personal stories relating to lawyers’ professional development, the evolving business of law, legal department and law firm leadership, and attorney wellbeing. Join them on ...
 
The internet is full of misinformation about recreational drugs - both legal and illegal. Dr Suzi Gage, a psychologist interested in understanding associations between substance use and mental health, tackles one substance per episode - providing information about what we know - the harms, but also potential benefits of these substances. There's no hype, no spin and no judgement, just information. In the first series, she is in conversation with rapper Scroobius Pip. See acast.com/privacy fo ...
 
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Special guest Michelle Browning Coughlin, Founder and President of MothersEsquire®, joins Candice and Tim in examining systemic gender biases in the legal profession and how they hurt both men and women. Michelle sheds light on “the motherhood penalty” across professions and suggests big and small pragmatic changes that legal institutions and emplo…
 
Lawyers are the last ones to give themselves permission to step back and think, “Am I happy, should I do something else?” We often are tasked with solving everyone else’s problems, but are reluctant to ask ourselves if what we’re doing is helping us meet our own career goals or priorities. Cynthia Moon and Joan Blackwell, Directors of Legal Recruit…
 
All eyes will be on Indianapolis as the College Football Playoff National Championship Game is scheduled for Jan. 10, at Lucas Oil Stadium. On this Leveraging Latitude episode, Tim Haley talks to Kobi Wright, Chief Legal Officer & Business Operations Director for the Capital Improvements Board of Managers (CIB), and Eric Neuburger, Attorney & Stadi…
 
A live episode! In front of a lovely crowd at the awesome Latitude Festival, back in July 2021. Suzi Gage headed to Suffolk and was joined by previous SWTD guest Fiona Spargo-Mabbs. Their discussion covered all aspects of how to talk with your family about drugs - what age should discussions happen? How do teens want these conversations to happen? …
 
There have been many reports about drink spiking in recent weeks and months. Suzi is joined by Dr Lata Gautam from Anglia Ruskin University to talk about what we mean by drink spiking, what substances are thought to be used, and what a person might experience if their drink is spiked. Lata also describes some of her work exploring what people under…
 
Candice Reed talks to Brad Blickstein about the trends in Legal Ops over the past 13 years and his 14th Annual Law Department Operations Survey – open to Legal Operations professionals right now. Eligible professionals should participate, and by participating can learn what the Legal Futurist is learning about the growing role of Legal Ops in the m…
 
Tim paraphrases Billy Madison and Candice defends herself. Our special guest this week, Lucian Pera, sets them both straight with his expertise on the topic of legal ethics and how that relates to working remotely. This is a very current topic as more and more attorneys adapt to a pandemic reality. A podcast by Latitude Legal - Flexible Legal Exper…
 
The traditional law firm secondment has been used for more than 50 years to help in-house clients expand their internal bench strength to meet peak work demands. However, that doesn't mean that this model is without its disadvantages. In this episode, Candice interviews her Leveraging Latitude co-host Tim Haley and Latitude CEO Ross Booher about "T…
 
In this episode, Candice talks with Yanika Smith-Bartley, lawyer and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Asurion – a global industry leader in mobile insurance, technology, and support – which has been repeatedly recognized for fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Nikki provides a primer for companies and law firms looking to inc…
 
In recent years, attorney wellbeing has taken its rightful place among the legal industry’s discourse, and we have spoken previously on this podcast about ways employers may promote wellbeing in the workplace. Today, we talk with Reid Murtaugh, co-founder of the Lawyers Depression Project, about the breadth and depth of mental illness among practic…
 
Research studies suggest that attorneys can significantly reduce stress and even global rates of depression by going on vacation and participating in social leisure activities. But too often, attorneys shun the prospect of taking time off due to the volume of work on their desks or the number of emails in their inboxes. In this episode of Leveragin…
 
This week's episode explores the growing role and benefit of legal operations within the law firm. Tim Haley interviews Esther Bowers, Director of Practice Management at the Am Law 200 law firm, Honigman. Esther serves in a key role in the firm's Operating Committee and has built her career in the growing legal operations role for the Firm. A podca…
 
As vaccines roll out and the days get longer, everyone seems to be waking up from a hibernation of sorts, which seems to be spurring a white-hot job market for attorneys and other legal professionals. Latitude Directors of Legal Recruiting and Placement Katie Bennett and Emily Romberg discuss best practices for searching for a new job, working effe…
 
Resilience expert and former practicing lawyer, Paula Davis, discusses her new book Beating Burnout at Work: Why Teams Hold the Secret to Well-being and Resilience as we celebrate the annual Well-being Week in Law during the first week of May. A podcast by Latitude Legal - Flexible Legal Expertise.By Jerry
 
Meet Latitude's Candice Reed and Tim Haley. On this episode, they lay out the vision for the podcast. Through conversations with leading lawyers and thought leaders from across the legal industry, they will discuss best practices and personal stories relating to lawyers’ professional development, the evolving business of law, legal department and l…
 
Hosts, Candice Reed and Tim Haley are excited to bring you Leveraging Latitude: Cultivating a Full Life in the Law. Not every lawyer defines success in the same way. The Leveraging Latitude podcast explores the various paths to cultivating a rich and fulfilling life in the law. Through conversations with leading lawyers and thought leaders from acr…
 
A live episode recorded earlier in the year in London at Vault Festival, in association with Child.org. Suzi speaks to Alex Aldridge. Alex is a Phd student at Royal Holloway, researching sex, drugs and sexual ethics. The conversation touches on various aspects around drug use during or around sex, including chemsex, issues of consent, and in partic…
 
In this episode Suzi talks to James Nicholls, the CEO of an organisation called Transform, who are a think-tank working in drug policy reform. The conversation covers what is meant by various different types of drug policy, from regulation to decriminalisation to legalisation, as well as discussing what evidence-based drug policy might look like, b…
 
We're back (briefly)!! In the first episode of a new little run, Suzi speaks to epidemiologists Dr Kate Fleming and Dr Luisa Zuccolo about what we know about the evidence around the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. How do they compare to other things women are advised against doing, like smoking, or eating soft cheese? Why does alcohol s…
 
In this episode Suzi speaks to the Secret Drug Addict - a twitter and instagram user who VICE called 'twitter's most helpful anonymous account'. SDA is incredibly open in this conversation, talking about when he first started using drugs, how they impacted on his life, relationships and work, and what led him to seek help. He also talks about his w…
 
In this episode Dr Suzi Gage is joined by Fiona Spargo-Mabbs and Sarah Birkett from the DSM Foundation. Fiona and her husband set up the foundation after their son Dan died after taking MDMA. Fiona talks a bit about this, but you can read more on the DSM Foundation's website here http://dsmfoundation.org.uk/dans-story/. Within this episode, Suzi ch…
 
This episode was recorded live at the Say Why to Drugs book launch at Foyles bookshop, in Bristol, on 24th January 2020. Suzi is in conversation with James Nicholls, the CEO of Transform. Some links: My website (for news and events info): https://suzigage.co.uk/events-and-talks/ Amazon link to buy the book (other bookshops are available): https://w…
 
Happy book-day to me! Happy book-day to me! Happy birthday to Say Why To Drugs the booook, Happy book-day to me! Luckily for you I decided against singing that in the intro to this episode, but I'm VERY excited to say that today is the day that Say Why to Drugs the book launches in the UK, and online. It's taken me the last 2 years to write, and so…
 
Recorded earlier this year at Smithdown Road Festival, a free music festival in South Liverpool, this episode sees Suzi chat to a panel of guests about the links between drug use and music. Dr Sally Adams joins the podcast again, Professor Harry Sumnall from Liverpool John Moores University guests, as well as Chris Torpey, the editor of local magaz…
 
Adam Ficek is probably best known as the drummer in Pete Docherty's post-Libertines band Babyshambles. But as well as a very successful music career, he's also a trained psychotherapist, and about to embark on a PhD. Adam and Suzi have a wide-ranging discussion in this episode of Say Why to Drugs, that takes in why Adam wanted to become first a mus…
 
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound found in cannabis. In recent times it's began to be found on our high streets, available in everything from coffee to ice-cream to vape liquid. It's also been touted as a medication to treat a variety of health ailments, from childhood epilepsy to insomnia. In this episode Suzi is joined by researcher Dr Amir Engl…
 
Suzi Gage is joined by researcher Dr Oliver Grundmann, from the University of Florida, to talk about kratom - a leaf from the plant Mitragyna speciosa that grows in SE Asia. Is it an opioid? Or could it be useful in harm reduction? And what do we currently know about it? Find out within. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Say Why to Drugs returns! In this episode Suzi chats to author Mike Jay about mescaline, arguably the first psychedelic.Jay details the dual history of the substance - found in two types of cacti in central and south America, as well as being extracted and used in psychiatry in the USA and Europe. Jay has just written a book called Mescaline, and t…
 
Researcher Suzi Gage answers questions that listeners have sent in - topics covered range from whether the podcasts are aimed at teenagers to whether legislation impacts on the ability for scientists to carry out research in to illicit drugs, and from psychedelic therapy to the mushroom Fly Agaric. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info…
 
Suzi chats to Professor Linda Bauld from the University of Edinburgh about e-cigarettes and vaping. Linda provides an update on what's changed in the last 2 years since the first E-Cigarettes episode - in terms of who's using them, whether they are helping in smoking quit attempts, and what some of the new products on the market are like. Suzi and …
 
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