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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. 

Newest podcasts

S1, E10: A career of service

Tim Morrison is a 1974 graduate of the Law School. He retired from the US Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis in 2011 after 23 years of service, where he litigated violent crime, firearms, public corruption, white collar, and national security cases.

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S1, E9: Exploring international investigations

Erin Schrantz, '00, is an award-winning attorney in Chicago with Jenner and Block, where she is the co-chair of the firm's Investigations, Compliance, and Defense Practice, and a member of the firm’s Monitorship Practice.

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S1, E8: A change agent extraordinaire

In addition to a spectacular career working at Epstein Becker & Green, Seyfarth Shaw, and at CBS Corporation, Laurie Robinson Haden, '98, is the founder, president and CEO of Corporate Counsel Women of Color.

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Previous podcasts

S1, E7: Law, the military, and the power of education

Jamal Sowell, '17, has served most recently as the Florida Secretary of Commerce (the CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc.), the state's principal economic development organization. He is also a US Marine, a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Jamal talks about the influence of the law and the military on his career.

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S1, E6: Unwilling to be labeled

Hon. Clarine Nardi Riddle, '74, counsel with Kasowitz, Benson & Torres in Washington, DC, has served as a trial court judge in Connecticut, as chief of staff to Senator Joseph Lieberman, and as the state's only female attorney general. She is also a founder of No Labels, a bi-partisan organization aimed at moving America from old-politics point-scoring to new-politics problem-solving. Clarine shares insights from her wide-ranging career.

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S1, E5: Law and old-fashioned root beer

Keith, '84, and Joe, '17, Hedinger are president and vice president of Hedinger Beverage Distributing Company and the Dad's Root Beer Company in Jasper, Ind., which also makes Dr. Wells, Bubble-Up, and Suncrest soft drinks. The family has been in the soft-drink business for over 65 years, and this father-son team talk about how the law has helped them build on their company's success.

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S1, E4: Super-Engaged: From Presidential Task Forces to the NFALA

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 Kaelyne’s work with the American Bar Foundation and the National Filipino American Lawyers Association.

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S1, E3: Trailblazing in Utah: Managing the State's Only Certified Majority Woman-Owned Law Firm

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.

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S1, E2: Let's Play Ball: Sports, Entertainment, and the Law

Milt Thompson, president and CEO of Grand Slam, talks about turning down a professional baseball career to attend law school, his work with the Pan American Games (including a trip to Cuba where he met with Fidel Castro), and his long-standing leadership of nonprofits and community organizations in Indianapolis.

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S1, E1: Cans and Joint Degrees: Making a Difference in Sustainability

Scott Breen, the vice president of sustainability at the Can Manufacturers Institute, describes his work and career path and his work with his Sustainability Defined podcast.

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One More Cold Call is curated by Lexi Laginess. A native of Lambertville, Mich. Lexi earned a bachelor's degree in nonprofit management from IU in 2020 and is working toward her JD/MPA in 2023.

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