Real stories, real cases. Join host Liisa Speaker of Speaker Law Firm for “In the Name of the Law”. The show that informs and discusses everything from laws, settlements, conflicts, hope, tragedy, resolutions and inspiration.
Be sure to catch new episodes Wednesdays @ 9 am WLAJ ABC.
Episode 1 - Changing Laws
Episode one is all about the recent changes in Michigan’s laws. Do you know the new laws? Join host Liisa Speaker of Speaker Law Firm and the experts from Bailey & Terranova, Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC and Sinas Dramis Law Firm.
Episode 2 - Loss
Join host Liisa Speaker of Speaker Law Firm and the experts from Bailey & Terranova, Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC, and Sinas Dramis Law Firm. Episode two is on remarkable stories and real cases of loss of life, liberty, and marriage.
Episode 3 - Starting Over
Episode three features a story of how three wrongfully accused dogs were saved from death row. We also talk about starting over after an injury or the end of a marriage.
Episode 4 - Hope
Episode four is about finding hope in difficult situations. Hear the amazing stories of hope from burn-survivors to exonerated prisoners. Join host Liisa Speaker of Speaker Law Firm and the experts from Bailey & Terranova, Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC and Sinas Dramis Law Firm.
Episode 5 - Tragedy
Episode five is about tragedy and how to navigate through life-altering situations. What happens to a child when the parent that has custody unexpectedly passes away? Are there situations where stepparent adoptions are the best option?
Other topics covered in this episode include when you can claim self defense in certain instances, and police misconduct cases and how they are handled in civil litigation.
Episode 6 - Life's Not Fair
Real stories, real cases. In the Name of the Law. Sometimes life is not fair. But sometimes it’s about moving on and accepting the unfairness. In this week’s episode we learn how to navigate through difficult situations. Stories of home displacement due to a gas company’s mistaken information, unfair prenuptial agreements that divide property and other assets, and Fourth Amendment rights in today’s technological age.
Episode 7 - Holidays
Episode seven we meet a family that was saved by the no fault system and learn about how divorced parents & their children can survive the holidays. Join Speaker Law Firm and the experts from Bailey & Terranova, Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC, and Sinas Dramis Law Firm.
Episode 8 - Settlement
Episode eight explores how eye-witness testimony frequently misidentifies perpetrators in criminal cases. We also discuss why you should settle your custody or divorce case.
Episode 9 - Conflict
In this episode we talk with a husband-wife attorney team about how to handle conflicts during divorce cases. We also discuss race in the criminal justice system and learn what to do if you’re in an auto accident with a semi-truck.
Episode 10 - Resolutions
In this episode we’re going to help you in picking auto insurance under the new no-fault law. We’ll also talk about juveniles in the criminal justice system and working with a friend of the court in your family law case.
Episode 11 - Differences
Episode 11 we talk about the rights of grandparents to see their grandchildren, how federal and state criminal cases differ, and the rights of motorcycle accident victims and how it is different from auto accidents.
Episode 12 - Reality
In this episode we talk about invading separate property in a divorce action, snitches in the criminal justice system, and how to select a personal injury attorney.
Episode 13 - COVID-19
In this special episode of In The Name Of The Law, our attorneys are discussing the challenges and impacts COVID-19 is having on our legal system.
Race in America - Episode 1
Changes must be made to end injustice.
Join Liisa Speaker of Speaker Law Fimr and Takura Nyamfukudza of Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC as they discuss with guests about what must be done to finally achieve equality.
Special Guests: Robert Easterly, President, Davis-Dunnings Bar Association. Rep. Sarah Anthony, 68th District Michigan Representative, and Wayne Lynn, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Turning Point of Lansing.
Special Episode: New No Fault Auto Insurance Law
The auto insurance law has been changed and you are at risk. If you are in a serious accident you used to be protected for life. Today things are different. It is imperative that you reach out and connect with your insurance agent and review your coverages. In July the rules are changing, and if you do not make the right auto insurance buying decisions, the consequences could be disastrous.
Auto insurance law has now become complicated but Liisa Speaker and Steve Sinas from Sinas Dramis Law Firm will walk you through the changes and how it will affect you.
Race in America - Episode 2
Join co-hosts Liisa Speaker and Takura Nyamfukudza of Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC as they discuss with what must be done next to finally achieve racial equality in the United States.
Special Guests: Mary Chartier, Alane Laws-Barker, MD, and Conner Long, Student at East Lansing High School.
Race in America - Episode 3
Join Takura Nyamfukudza of Chartier & Nyamfukudza, PLC and Liisa Speaker of Speaker Law Firm, PLLC as they discuss with leaders in the community about what must be done next.