Lady Lawyer League Podcast

New episodes released weekly.

Conversation with the Honorable Judge Randall, Part 2

May 10, 2022

How does one move from being a lawyer to a judge? What does it mean to appeal a case? What advice should judges give new lawyers? This episode of the Lady Lawyer League podcast features the Honorable Judge Gary Randall. Judge Randall talks about his journey from lawyer to judge and how the two professions are different and similar at the same time. He also breaks down some of his most highly-profiled cases during his tenure has a judge in Nebraska.


Conversation with the Honorable Judge Randall, Part 1

May 3, 2022

What is it like to be a judge? Judge Randall served for over 23 years on the district court and also practiced law. From arguing with his dad to law school to his career prior to becoming a judge and how that impacted his ability to be a great judge on the bench, Judge Randall shares his story in the first episode of this 2-part series with the Lady Lawyer League.


Who Is the Women’s Fund? (Bonus Episode Ft. Nick Zadina)

April 28, 2022

What constitutes sexual violence? How likely is it that a person close to you has fallen victim to sexual violence? Who can you turn to for help or counseling? This bonus episode of the Lady Lawyer League podcast features Tia Manning, the Sexual Violence Network Service Coordinator at the Nebraska Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.


Sexual Assault Awareness

April 26, 2022

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we debunk common misconceptions and how sexual assault impacts Nebraskans. This episode focuses on signs of, preventative measures for and proper responses to sexual assault.


Trust Accounts

April 19, 2022

This episode focuses on trust accounts and how they work, including what they are, how to use them, and how they benefit you.


Going to Law School: An Overview

April 12, 2022

What is law school really like? What is the perception of law school compared to the reality of law school? This episode is a law school overview, focusing on what you can expect as a first-, second-, and third-year law student. Susan sits down with two current Creighton law students, Allison and Amit, as they […]


What Is a Law Clerk?

April 5, 2022

What is a law clerk? A lot of people have heard the term and maybe don’t know what it is. On today’s podcast, we are going to learn about what a law clerk is, what they do, and we will introduce you to Hightower Reff Law’s two law clerks.


Name Changes in Marriage and Divorce

March 29, 2022

Why do we change our names when we get married? What’s the history behind changing names in marriage, and what happens when you get divorced? How do you change your name then? Then finally, we’ll talk about moving forward — what to do with the name change.


What To Do if You’re in Jail

March 22, 2022

So, you’ve been arrested and now you’re sitting in jail. What next? This episode features an in-depth discussion about how far your constitutional rights go when you’re sitting behind bars, what to remember after you’ve been “booked,” and debunking common myths about what you can and can’t do throughout the booking process and exactly how bonds […]


What to Do if You Get Arrested

March 15, 2022

What should you actually do if you’re about to get arrested? Where does “movie” reality end and your real rights begin? From myths about Miranda Rights to favorite amendments and everything between, in this episode Susan and Erin break down what you can and can’t do during a police stop as well as what you […]


Meet Tara Wrighton

March 8, 2022

This episode features a profile on one of Hightower Reff Law’s own associate attorneys, Tara Wrighton. Tara has been with Hightower Reff Law for over three years and recently just returned from maternity leave! In this episode, she discusses how she came to work in the profession, the exciting experiences she’s gained over the years […]