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Direct Examination: The South Carolina Lawyer Podcast is a podcast by lawyers about law and legal issues in South Carolina. Hosted by Joseph Bias, Dayne Phillips, and Amber Fulmer. Visit our website at SCLawPod.com!

Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/
Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): jdooleylaw.com/
Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)

Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com.
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Episode 8 - Getting To Know You, Getting To Know All About You
Welcome back, listeners! On this week's episode, Amber and Joseph interview some very familiar illustrious guests ... each other! Tune in to hear two of your hosts give some interesting answers to some curious questions. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
45:20
November 22, 2021
Episode 7 - Mediation and the SC Bar with Kevin Barth and Yolanda Courie
On this week's episode, Joseph and Dayne are joined by Kevin Barth and Yolanda Courie to talk about mediation and what it takes to be a good mediator. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
41:59
October 19, 2021
Episode 6 - Can you tap that? Wire tapping and the Electronic Stored Communications Act with Dick Whiting
Richard "Dick" Whiting joins Joseph and Amber on this episode to share his expertise when it comes to wiretapping laws and the Electronic Stored Communications Act. Dick has practiced primarily in the area of Family Law and federal and state wiretap law. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
42:53
October 13, 2021
Episode 5 - Direct Examination Celebrates 100 Episodes!
Amber, Dayne and Joseph come together to reflect on the past 99 episodes of the Direct Examination Podcast. Listen in as they share some of their favorite moments from the past six seasons. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
01:24:41
September 27, 2021
Episode 4 - The Samantha Josephson case with Richland County Solicitor Byron Gipson and Deputy Solicitor April Sampson
Joseph flies solo this week as he sits down with Richland County Solicitor Byron Gipson and Deputy Solicitor April Sampson. Both returning guests share their experience prosecuting the case of the killing of Samantha Josephson. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
47:56
September 20, 2021
Episode 3 - Behind the Bench with Judge James Barber
This week, Joseph and Dayne are joined by guest host Madelyn Dukes as they sit down with illustrious guest Judge James Barber.  Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
39:56
September 13, 2021
Episode 2: Law and the Gamecocks with Christopher Paschal of Front Porch Football and Gamecock Central
On this week's episode, Joseph and Dayne sit down with returning guest, Chris Paschal. Since his inaugural appearance on the Direct Examination Podcast, Chris has passed the South Carolina Bar, taken a job as an attorney with the Goings Law Firm and recently was added to the team at GamecockCentral.com. He is one of the brains behind Front Porch Football hosts his own podcast, Paschal’s Gamecock Podcast, available wherever you get quality podcasts ... you know, like this one. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
49:46
September 9, 2021
Episode 1 - The Murdaugh Case with Susan Williams
Our terrific trio is back, and they're talking with returning guest Susan Williams. Susan is a criminal defense attorney out of the Charleston, SC area, where she focuses on criminal defense. You might have seen her on CourtTV where she frequently appears as a guest legal analyst, most recently discussing the R. Kelly trial, the Robert Durst trial, and of course the Murdaugh investigation. You can follow Susan on Instagram at @CarolinaLadyLawyer. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
36:33
August 31, 2021
Summer Hiatus: Lawyer and Author Vernon Glenn
Amber and Joseph take a break from their summer breaks to talk with Vernon Glenn, a trial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience. But they're talking with him today about a different role: author and publisher. Vernon is the owner of Cooper River Books, through which he has published three books, including his most recent "You Have Your Way." Find out how his legal career inspired his writing career. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
45:15
June 22, 2021
Summer Hiatus - Equal Rights Amendment
Guest host Allie Menegakis talks with a panel of illustrious guests about the Equal Rights Amendment and their work to ensure women are legally included in the language of the amendment. Get more information on their efforts at EqualMeansEqual.org. You can follow Allie at @SC4CJR on Twitter and learn more about criminal justice reform at SC4CJR.org. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
01:29:09
June 9, 2021
Summer Hiatus: The Jamal Sutherland Case
Welcome y'all to another Direct Examination Podcast Summer Hiatus Bonus Episode! Allie Menegakis and Donna White of SC4CJR are joined by a panel of esteemed guests to discuss mental health intervention and law enforcement. You can follow Allie at @SC4CJR on Twitter and learn more about criminal justice reform at SC4CJR.org. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
01:29:09
June 4, 2021
Summer Hiatus: Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System
Welcome y'all to the Direct Examination Podcast's Summer Hiatus Bonus Episode! Allie Menegakis and Donna White of SC4CJR are joined by Lamar Suber with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health to discuss mental health in the criminal justice system. Learn more about South Carolina for Criminal Justice Reform at SC4CJR.org. You can follow Allie at @SC4CJR on Twitter and learn more about criminal justice reform at SC4CJR.org. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
53:51
May 19, 2021
Season Finale - Breaking Down the Chauvin Verdict
Amber, Dayne and Joseph are joined by illustrious guest host Allie Menegakis as they discuss the recent verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd in 2020. You can follow Allie at @SC4CJR on Twitter and learn more about criminal justice reform at SC4CJR.org. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
58:19
April 22, 2021
Episode 11 - The Virtual Workplace with Joseph Seiner
Joseph and Dayne are joined today by University of South Carolina School of Law professor Joseph Seiner. Seiner teaches labor and employment law and is also a published author. In fact, he's here this week to discuss his upcoming book "The Virtual Workplace" in which he examines how recent technological developments have impacted employees and employers. You can follow Professor Seiner on Twitter at @SeinerLaborProf. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
36:52
April 12, 2021
Episode 10 - Stephanie Nye on Breast Cancer and Women's Health
Joseph and Dayne are joined this week by guest hosts Madeline Dukes and Dr. Yasmine Gabr Bias as they talk with illustrious guest Stephanie Nye. Nye has had an impressive legal career, but she's talking with us today about her experience with breast cancer. She shares her story of going through diagnosis and treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and shares some valuable insights she gained about herself and about women's health. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com or via our website at SCLawPod.com. HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
57:42
April 5, 2021
Episode 9 - Pro Bono Palmetto Leader Pamela Robinson
This week, we have an illustrious guest AND an illustrious guest host. Allie Menegakis of SC4CJR joins Amber, Dayne and Joseph as they chat with Pamela Robinson. Ms. Robinson is the director of the University of South Carolina Law School Pro Bono Program. As part of her work with the Pro Bono Program, she developed an exciting new venture to help provide legal services to people in outlying and rural areas. You can follow the Pro Bono Program on Twitter at @USCLawProBono, and you can follow the Palmetto Leader Bus at @PalmettoLeader1. You can follow our illustrious guest host, Allie, at @SC4CJR. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
35:23
March 22, 2021
Episode 8 - On the Shoulders of Giants
On this very special episode of the Direct Examination Podcast, we hear from a few of our female guests and listeners as they tell us about the women who made a significant impact on their legal careers. Happy Women's History Month! Speakers in order of appearance: Mandy Powers Norrell Amanda Bruton Allie Menegakis Tiffany Gibson Dakota Knehans Katherine Wilson Karen McCormick Adair Boroughs Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/  - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
18:38
March 15, 2021
Episode 7 - “Pioneering South Carolina Attorney Vickie Eslinger”
Dayne and Joseph sit down with South Carolina legal pioneer Vickie Eslinger to talk about her storied career in law. From not-so-humble beginnings as a first-year law student who sued the state of South Carolina alongside Jean Toal and Ruth Bader Ginsberg to establishing the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, Eslinger has paved the way for many women in the state. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
41:30
March 8, 2021
Episode 6 - Mental Illness and Substance Abuse in the Criminal Justice System
Dayne, Joseph and AMBER (!) are joined today by Donna White, associate director for South Carolina for Criminal Justice Reform and owner of Donna White Counseling and Consulting. Donna, a licensed professional counselor, shares her experience with mental health and substance use disorders, particularly in relation to criminal justice. You can get more information on SC4CJR at SC4CJR.org and follow Donna White on Twitter at @DonnaWhiteLPC. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
37:39
February 22, 2021
Episode 5 - Foster Care to Founding a Firm with Bianca Williams
On this week's episode, Dayne and Joseph are joined by Bianca Williams, owner of AFFC Law Firm in Greenville. Biana talks about her journey to become a successful attorney, including how she came up in the foster care system. Find out how her background shaped her legal future and how she's giving back through her nonprofit Premature Millionaires. If you'd like to donate to, volunteer with or connect with Premature Millionaires, check out their website or reach out via social media at @WeArePrematureMillionaires on Instagram, @PrematureMilli2 on Twitter and Premature Millionaires on Facebook.
33:38
February 15, 2021
Episode 4 - Taxation, Finance & Racial (In)Justice with Suha Najjar and Zachary Turner
This week, Joseph and Dayne are joined by law students Suha Najjar and Zachary Turner to talk about the upcoming South Carolina Law Review Symposium. Suha and Zach, who are symposium editors for the SC Law Review discuss how they developed this year's panels and how attorneys can get CLE credit for attending. More information on this year's symposium is available at the SC Law Review website. You can also follow the Law Review on Twitter at @SCLawReview. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
27:23
February 8, 2021
Episode 3 - COVID, Crime and the Courts with Allie Menegakis of SC4CJR
On this week's episode, Joseph and Dayne host returning guest Allie Menegakis to discuss her work in the area of criminal justice reform in South Carolina as well as the impact of COVID-19 on the state's court system. Menegakis is a criminal defense attorney with the law firm of Adams and Bischoff in Charleston as well as the founder of South Carolina for Criminal Justice Reform. Follow SC4CJR on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
46:58
January 25, 2021
Episode 2 - Allow Us to (Re)Introduce Ourselves
On this week's episode, Joseph and Dayne take a moment to reintroduce you, the listeners, to The Direct Examination Podcast and to discuss the legal perspective of current events you might have heard about in the past few weeks. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
28:50
January 18, 2021
Episode 1 - Mandy Powers Norrell
On our first episode of 2021, Joseph and Amber are joined by former SC House Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell. The former South Carolina House representative shares her experience in state politics, including how she balanced her law practice and her political career. You can follow Mandy on Twitter at @mpowersnorrell and keep up to date on her career at MandyNorrell.com. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
33:28
January 11, 2021
Episode 10 - These Are a Few of Our Favorite War Stories
For the last episode of 2020, we decided to revisit some of our favorite war stories. Tune in to hear war stories from Kenny Berger, LaRone Washington, Kenny Gardner, Nick Lewis, Adair Boroughs, Brad Willis, William Hubbard, Mike Pinilla, Todd Ellis and Daniel Coble. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
34:14
December 28, 2020
The Christmas Movie Debate with Brett Bayne
Our hosts take on the most important discussion of the year: Brett Bayne's ... or "the committee's" ultimate Christmas movie list. Did your favorite film make the cut, or was it snubbed? Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
42:13
December 21, 2020
Episode 8 - 2020 Golden Gavel Awards
Amber, Dayne and Joseph reveal the winners of the 2020 Golden Gavel Awards. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
49:36
December 14, 2020
Episode 7 - Medical-Legal Partnerships with Kirby Mitchell of South Carolina Legal Services
This week's guest is Kirby Mitchell, who joins our hosts to discuss medical-legal partnerships. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
35:57
November 23, 2020
Episode 6 - USC School of Law Dean William Hubbard
Our hosts are joined this week by University of South Carolina Law School Dean William Hubbard. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
44:10
November 16, 2020
Episode 5 - NACDL President Chris Adams on Death Penalty Cases
Joseph and Dayne talk with NACDL President Chris Adams. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
56:17
November 2, 2020
Episode 4 - The YLD and Surviving As a Young Lawyer with Jeanmarie Tankersley
Amber, Dayne and Joseph are joined this week by Jeanmarie Tankersley, president-elect of the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
36:47
October 26, 2020
Episode 3 - Fighting the Good Fight for Low Income Citizens with Sue Berkowitz of Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Amber and Joseph are joined by Sue Berkowitz of the Appleseed Legal Justice Center. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ |  - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
37:11
October 19, 2020
Episode 2 - The Breonna Taylor Case and the Undisclosed Podcast with Colin Miller, AC Parham, and Jasmine Caruthers
Join us as this week's guests discuss their work on the lawsuit filed by Breonna Taylor's family against the City of Louisville, KY. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/lexington-criminal/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
44:10
October 12, 2020
Episode 4.1 - College Football in the Time of Corona with Chris Paschal
Dayne and Joseph are joined this week by Chris Paschal of Front Porch Football to chat little about law and a lot about college football.
41:46
October 6, 2020
Episode 27 - COVID 19 and the Pandemic Recession Webinar
This week, we hear from solo practitioners as they discuss the challenges of running their firms in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
01:05:05
June 29, 2020
Episode 26 - The Great Criminal Justice Debate with April Sampson and Mark McLawhorn
This week, Joseph and Dayne are joined by Fifth Circuit Deputy Solicitor April Samson and Mark McLawhorn of McLawhorn Legal LLC.
43:19
June 22, 2020
Criminal Justice Reform with Allie Menegakis of SC4CJR.org
Allie Menegakis of S.C. for Criminal Justice Reform joins this episode of Direct Examination.
42:24
June 15, 2020
Episode 24 - Get Lit with Brindolyn McNair and Karson Terry
Amber and Joseph are joined by the hosts of That's Lit Podcast to discuss their summer reading recommendations.
01:04:60
June 8, 2020
Episode 23 - Summer Wine Recommendations with Mike the Wine Guy
Mike the Wine Guy of the "Ride Between the Wines" podcast joins our hosts to share his summer wine recommendations.
44:05
June 1, 2020
Episode 22 - Lean Law with Susan Williams
Susan Williams joins the podcast to discuss starting a law firm on a shoestring budget.
28:08
May 11, 2020
Episode 21 - Law School in the Time of Corona
Austin Nicols and Alex Mende join Joseph and Dayne to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected law students.
41:51
May 4, 2020
Episode 20 - Murder Etc. Host Brad Willis
Brad Willis of the Murder Etc. podcast joins Direct Examination. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com HOSTS: - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/lexington-criminal/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
41:09
April 27, 2020
Bonus Episode: Fictional Lawyer Tourament
Our hosts debate the merits of 32 fictional lawyers in the Inaugural Direct Examination Fictional Lawyer Tournament.
54:23
April 13, 2020
Bonus Episode: The Man Who Would Be Tiger King
Our hosts take on the "Tiger King."
39:46
April 6, 2020
Episode 18 - Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Costa Pleicones ... Really!
Our hosts are joined by former South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Costa Pleicones.
35:46
March 16, 2020
Episode 17 - Behind the Bench with Judge Robert Hood
Judge Robert Hood shares some of his favorite courtroom stories.
55:30
January 27, 2020
Episode 16 - The SC Bar Conference with Conference Chair Judge Carolyn Matthews
Check out what's going down at this year's SC Bar Conference.
32:29
January 20, 2020
Episode 15 - The path from calculus to Congress with Adair Boroughs
Dayne and Joseph talk with Adair Boroughs about her work with Charleston Legal Access and her current run for U.S. Congress.
31:56
January 13, 2020
Episode 14 - The Golden Gavels: These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things
Joseph, Dayne and Amber recap their favorite moments of the year.
38:24
December 23, 2019
Episode 13 - Easy Marketing Tips: Just Pay Shipping and Handling with Kenny Berger
Dayne & Joseph discuss personal injury law and legal marketing with Kenny Berger.
49:37
December 9, 2019
Episode 12 - Work-Life Balance Panel with LaRone Washington, Nick Lewis, and Kenny Gardner
Kenny Gardner, Nick Lewis and LaRone Washington discuss the elusive goal of achieving work-life balance as an attorney.
38:52
December 2, 2019
Episode 11 - Raising the Bar with SC Bar President Beverly Carroll
Beverly Carroll stops in to discuss the wide world of the SC Bar.
40:07
November 18, 2019
Episode 10 - School Funding and Educational Equality with Professor Derek Black
Our hosts sit down with University of South Carolina School of Law Professor Derek Black to discuss his thoughts on public education, particularly how we fund public education.
47:20
November 11, 2019
Episode 9 - Vital info on Vital Records with Virginia Riley
Our hosts sit down with self-proclaimed public health nerd Virginia Riley to talk about her work with the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.
37:20
November 4, 2019
Episode 8 - Behind the Brisket with Robert Goings
Our hosts sit down to talk barbecue, and a little law, with personal injury lawyer and principal attorney of the Goings Law Firm, Robert Goings.
43:15
October 21, 2019
Episode 7 - SC Bar Mock Trial with Cynthia Cothran, Megan Gresham, Alex Mende and Carolina Williamson
Our hosts talk about all things SC Bar Mock Trial!
42:19
October 14, 2019
Episode 6 - Estate Planning: What You Need to Know with Jonathan Spitz
Dayne and Joseph discuss estate planning and probate with Jonathan Spitz.
35:53
October 7, 2019
Episode 5 - Charleston Bar and Diversity with Debra Gammons
Our hosts interview Debra Gammons, Charleston School of Law professor and Charleston County Bar president.
24:51
September 30, 2019
Episode 4 - Work/Life Integration in the Law with Tameika Isaac Devine
Tameika Isaac Devine discusses balancing a law practice, public service on City Council and motherhood.
38:06
September 23, 2019
Episode 3 - Politics, Public Defending & Pedal Guitar with Rhodes Bailey
Direct Examination interviews Rhodes Bailey.
45:34
September 16, 2019
Episode 2 - Charleston School of Law with Ed Bell
Amber, Joseph and Dayne interview Charleston School of Law President Ed Bell.
31:37
September 9, 2019
Episode 1 - Football (and Law) with Todd Ellis
Amber, Dayne and Joseph return from their summer break to kick off Season 3 of the Direct Examination Podcast with the Voice of the Gamecocks (and lawyer) Todd Ellis.
46:27
August 26, 2019
Episode 20: Public Policy and Governmental Affairs with "Mayor Bob" Coble
Amber, Dayne and Joseph close out Season 2 of the Direct Examination Podcast by chatting with Mayor Bob Coble.
37:28
July 15, 2019
Episode 19 - Immigration Law with Mike Pinilla
Joseph sits down with Mike Pinilla of the Pinilla Law Firm to discuss the hot-button issue of immigration law.
32:39
July 8, 2019
Episode 18 - Chris Kenney
Amber, Dayne and Joseph chat with civil litigator Chris Kenny, who shares his experience with whistleblower cases and gives us a glimpse at what it's like to work with Dick Harpootlian.
38:27
July 2, 2019
Episode 17 - Consumer Legal Services and Greenville Practice with Susan Ingles
Amber and Joseph take a call from a Senior Staff Attorney and Consumer Law Unit Head for SC Legal Services Susan Ingles.
33:31
June 24, 2019
Episode 16 - Anxiety & Depression in the Law with Nicky Davis
Dayne and Joseph sit down with Nicky Davis, the director of Risk Management for the South Carolina Bar, to talk about the common stresses lawyers face, including anxiety and depression.
38:22
June 17, 2019
Episode 15 - Stacy Thompson
Dayne and Amber sit down with Stacy Thompson of Bluestein Attorneys to discuss Social Security law and climbing Mount Everest.
47:32
June 10, 2019
Episode 14: What Had Happened Was
Amber returns and catches up with Dayne and Joseph.
46:01
June 3, 2019
Episode 13: Employment Law
Joseph and Dayne sit down with Michael Henthorne and Joseph Dickey to discuss labor and employment law
42:41
May 27, 2019
Episode 12 - Micah Caskey
Dayne and Joseph sit down the the OG guest, Rep. Micah Caskey.
43:36
May 20, 2019
Episode 11: Law Student Takeover
Amber, Dayne and Joseph pass the mic this week to 5 UofSC Law students to get their take on what South Carolina law is like from their perspective.
36:12
May 13, 2019
Episode 10: Barbara Seymour
Dayne and Amber sit down with Barbara Seymour and discuss her former life at the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and her current role at Clawson and Staubes, LLC.
45:05
May 6, 2019
Episode 9: Plaintiff Roundtable
The trio sits down with Jamie Smith, Clarke Newton and Jake Moore to discuss the wild world of plaintiff work and personal injury law
41:41
April 29, 2019
Episode 8 - Off the Record
This week, we revisit some of our favorite guests and get a peek at what happens before the "Welcome, y'all."
10:32
April 22, 2019
Episode 7 - Jack Swerling
Joseph & Dayne sit down with living legend Jack Swerling.
42:01
April 16, 2019
Episode 6: Chad McGowan
The trio sits down with one of the self-proclaimed "OG Brewers" in South Carolina, Chad McGowan to talk with him about balancing brews and briefs.
29:19
April 8, 2019
Episode 5: Judge Donna Strom
The Honorable Donna Strom joins our intrepid trio to discuss everyone's favorite subject: Family Law.
35:03
April 1, 2019
Episode 4: Brett Bayne
Brett Bayne discusses trial advocacy in S.C. and the growth of UofSC Mock Trial.
39:02
March 25, 2019
Episode 3: Judge Daniel Coble
The trio sits down with Associate Chief Magistrate Judge Daniel Coble
39:12
March 18, 2019
Episode 2: Minority Round Table
April Sampson and Joseph Dickey Jr. discuss what it's like being a minority and an attorney in South Carolina.
37:42
March 11, 2019
Episode 1: Ducati's Back, Alright!
Amber, Dayne and Joseph catch up with Ducati James.
36:16
March 4, 2019
Episode 20 - Civil Law Primer
In the Direct Examination Podcast Season 1 finale, Joseph talks civil law.
31:58
January 4, 2019
Episode 19 - Criminal Law Primer
Dayne talks criminal law and explains exactly how attorney-client privilege works.
27:05
December 28, 2018
Episode 18 - Family Law Primer
Amber sits in the hot seat this week and talks family law, including what constitutes grounds for divorce and how billing works.
28:13
December 21, 2018
Episode 17 - Women's Roundtable
Joseph and Amber sit down with Jane Downey, Alexandra Beneveto Rebecca Creel and Madelyn Dukes to talk about their experience as women working in the legal field in South Carolina.
36:14
December 14, 2018
Episode 16 - Megan Seiner
The trio sit down with Megan Seiner of the South Carolina Bar Foundation.
34:60
December 7, 2018
Episode 15 - Jennifer Rainville
Dayne and Joseph sit down with Jennifer Rainville of S.C. Legal Services.
32:44
November 30, 2018
Episode 14 - Malissa Burnette
The trio talks with Malissa Burnette, founder of the Burnette, Shutt & McDaniel law firm, to discuss her experiences as a woman working in the legal field in South Carolina.
26:48
November 23, 2018
Episode 13 - Criminal Law Round Table
Our trio hosts a criminal law round table with Jael Gilreath, Tyler Bailey and Joe Leventis.
36:28
November 9, 2018
Episode 12 - Reader Questions
The topnotch trio sit down and tackle a few listener-submitted questions.
34:30
November 2, 2018
BONUS Episode - Sweatervest Halloween
Joseph sits down with producer Brindy to discuss his candy distribution guide for Halloween.
19:02
October 31, 2018
Episode 11 - Benjamin Dunn
The trio sits down with Benjamin Dunn, a candidate in the hotly contested District 20 South Carolina Senate race.
33:08
October 26, 2018
Episode 10 - Eric Poston a.k.a. Ducati James
Our terrific trio sits down with Eric Poston a.k.a. Ducati James of Fleetwood x Ducati James.
40:42
October 19, 2018
Episode 9 - Justice John Few
S.C. Supreme Court Justice John Few discusses his rise to the highest court in the state.
33:44
October 12, 2018
Episode 8 - Vance Stricklin Jr.
Vance Stricklin Jr. gives a primer on alimony.
32:32
October 5, 2018
Episode 7 - David Ross and guests
Amber, Dayne and Joseph talk with South Carolina Bar Executive Director David Ross and guests Nichole Davis and Betsy Goodale.
30:49
September 28, 2018
Episode 6 - David Rudolf
David Rudolf calls in to discuss his work in the Michael Peterson trial featured in the Netflix documentary "The Staircase."
34:41
September 21, 2018
Episode 5 - Byron Gipson
Byron Gipson joins the Direct Examination trio and discusses what it's like for a solicitor and his run as the Democratic candidate for the solicitor or Richland and Kershaw counties. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/richland-county-criminal/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
29:15
September 14, 2018
Episode 4 - Dick Harpootlian
Dick Harpootlian joins the Direct Examination trio and discusses his long legal career, including his prosecution of PeeWee Gaskins, and the reasons behind his current run for office. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com  - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/richland-county-criminal/ | - Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ - Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
40:46
August 31, 2018
Episode 3 - Getting to Know You
Get to know the hosts of the Direct Examination Podcast! Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/columbia-criminal/ | Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/attorney-amber-fulmer/ Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
15:37
August 24, 2018
Episode 2 - John Nichols
John Nichols dispenses advice to new lawyers and discusses his role at the ODC. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/attorney-profile/ | Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): jdooleylaw.com/ Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
44:24
August 19, 2018
Episode 1 - Rep. Micah Caskey
Get to know State Rep. Micah Caskey and his thoughts on Twitter and the VC Summer case. Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com - Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): sccriminallaws.com/ | Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): jdooleylaw.com/ Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias)
35:23
August 10, 2018