Best Podcasts for Lawyers
Whether you are looking for an entertaining way to pass the time during your commute, or are just looking to brush up on different areas of the law, podcasts are a great way to acquire more information. While several of the podcasts listed below are geared to lawyers specifically, others focus on law-adjacent topics and general professional tips.
These podcasts are perfect for those that can't get enough information about the law.
One of the longest-running Canadian legal podcasts is the Hull on Estates podcast, which discusses contemporary cases and news.
The IdeaBlawg Podcast releases intermittent episodes that take an in-depth look at the Criminal Code of Canada.
True Crime Podcasts
True Crime Podcasts are often thrilling, entertaining, and may sneak in a bit of legalese as well.
You may have already heard of Serial, the true crime podcast about a murdered high-school student. If you haven't already listened to the 12-part series, check it out here.
Criminal is another popular true crime podcast that bills itself as "stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle."
Given that so much of the law is based on past cases, it's worthwhile brushing up on your history every now and then.
In Our Time: History is a podcast hosted by the BBC that explores everything from ancient to recent historical events.
If you are looking for something off the beaten path, Revisionist History offers just that. The podcast spends each episode reinterpreting an historical event, person, or idea.
Lawyers are busy people! The productivity podcasts below may help you handle your caseload, and stay ahead of the game.
The Tim Ferriss Show is one of the most popular productivity podcasts on the market. He interviews top people in a variety of fields about their productivity secrets.
Another podcast about productivity in the workplace is Back to Work, "an award winning talk show ... discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more."