From the heart of the Midwest in Bloomington Indiana, welcome to One More Cold Call: an Indiana University Maurer School of Law alumni podcast. Each week, Dean Austen Parrish will meet with accomplished alumni, from around the world and from all walks of life. These alumni will share with all of us their unique stories about the unfolding of their professional lives and legal careers and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
S1, E1: Cans and Joint Degrees: Making a Difference in Sustainability
SCOTT BREEN, JD/MPA '15
Scott Breen, the vice president of sustainability at the Can Manufacturers Institute, describes his work and career path, how he became involved with sustainability and aluminum can recycling, his work with his Sustainability Defined podcast, and the benefits of earning a joint JD-MPA degree.Play the podcast.
S1, E2: Let's Play Ball: Sports, Entertainment, and the Law
MILTON O. THOMPSON, '79
Milt Thompson, president and CEO of Grand Slam, talks about turning down a professional baseball career to attend law school, what it was like to graduate in 1979, how he co-founded Play Ball Indiana, his work with the Pan American Games (including a trip to Cuba where he met with Fidel Castro), and his long-standing work with nonprofits and community organizations in Indianapolis.Play the podcast.
S1, E3: Trailblazing in Utah: Managing the State's Only Certified Majority Woman-Owned Law Firm
HEIDI GOEBEL, '97
Heidi Goebel, founder and managing partner of Goebel Anderson PC, describes her path from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City, the importance of mentorship, and how she co-founded what is currently the only certified majority woman-owned and operated law firm in Utah.Play the podcast.
S1, E4: Super-Engaged: From Presidential Task Forces to the NFALA
KAELYNE YUMUL WIETELMAN, '19
Kaelyne Yumul Wietelman, an associate at Kelley Drye in Washington DC, provides advice on how to balance a practice at a highly respected firm with active community and volunteer engagement. In this episode we hear about Kaelyn’s work with the American Bar Foundation and the National Filipino American Lawyers Association.Play the podcast.