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Law Flip is a weekly podcast hosted by Benjy Smith and Louis Benowitz. Each week they’ll be covering the top Law related news stories and give you the realist and most thought provoking sauce on the subject. Tune in on Monday’s at 5 AM EST/ 2AM PST!


Ep 46: Ronen Nazarian MD - Available, Affable, and Able
Oct 19 • 28 min
Dr. Ronen Nazarian joins host Benjy Smith for a highly informative and inspiring episode. Dr. Nazarian is an Ear Nose and Throat surgeon who specializes in hearing restoration and cochlear implant procedures. Dr. Nazarian and Benjy discuss an array of…
Ep 45: It’s Crazy Out There!
Oct 12 • 23 min
In this episode of LawFlip, we do something a little different. Louis Benowitz joins Benjy Smith for an episode filled with hot-button topics. Their conversation covers Claudia Conway, comparisons between Trump and dictators, political candidate…
Ep 44: Lou Alexander — Ex NFL Athlete Tells Us The One Question That Changed His Life
Oct 5 • 29 min
Lou Alexander joins host Benjy Smith for another riveting episode. Lou came from extremely humble beginnings in South Los Angeles, spending most of his childhood being raised by a single mother along with his ten siblings after tragically losing his…
Ep 43: Mike Hanassab and Elliot Hassan- How to Take Advantage of Your Opportunities
Sep 29 • 29 min
Commercial real estate partners Michael Hanassab and Elliot Hassan join host Benjy Smith in this episode. Michael and Elliot sell apartment buildings as part of a growing commercial real estate team and help investors realize their dreams. In an…
Ep. 42: #SugarFreeRich - 200 Pound Weight Loss
Sep 21 • 34 min
Not so long ago, SugarFreeRich was working as a manager at the Apple Store while in a pre-diabetic state and experiencing liver issues. Now, through sticking to diet changes and committing to exercise, he has lost over 200 pounds and is running his own…
Ep:41 Christian Stockwell — How to Mix Business and Spirituality Like a Savant
Sep 14 • 32 min
Christian Stockwell, a spirituality and meditation coach and TikTok “guru” (over 180k followers!), joins host Benjy Smith for an enlightening conversation on meditation, finding growth through personal struggles, the interplay between psychoactive…
Ep 40: Guang Hong | Graduated from Law School at 21!?
Sep 7 • 33 min
Host Benjy Smith welcomes the one and only Guang Hong. Guang graduated law school at the age of 21 and does not have Instagram (not sure which is more rare!). After practicing in a larger law firm, Guang realized that he wanted to find a career he…
Episode 039 | The Debate | Matt Bilinsky
Aug 31 • 36 min
In this week’s episode of LawFlip, we welcome back the ever-controversial (and ever-entertaining) Matt Bilinsky. Host Benjy Smith moderates a debate between Louis Benowitz and Matt over whether gig economy drivers should be treated as employees or…
Episode 038 | Raphael “RJ” Javid
Aug 24 • 33 min
In this week’s episode, personal injury lawyer Raphael Javid (who many affectionately know as RJ) joins host Benjamin Smith for a scintillating and wide-ranging conversation that considers both law and life. On the law side, RJ was a founding partner of…
Episode 037 | The Show Must Go On!
Aug 17 • 38 min
On this week’s episode of LawFlip, Aston Wallace returns and joins Louis Benowitz while Benjy Smith is away for the week. On the legal side, they discuss employment law and workers’ compensation issues as applied to the COVID-19 pandemic and a recently…
Episode 036 | Aston Wallace
Aug 10 • 47 min
On this week’s episode of LawFlip, Aston Wallace - the winner of the LawFlip Head Start Initiative (a contest aimed at helping a black attorney launch a new law firm) - joins Benjy Smith and Louis Benowitz for an exceptionally compelling and…
Episode 035 | Ayesha Sehra
Aug 3 • 33 min
On this week’s episode of LawFlip, Ayesha Sehra joins host Benjy Smith for a scintillating conversation. Ayesha is the Founder and CEO of Grow the Social, a Los Angeles-based branding and public relations agency that provides services for major and…
Episode 034 | Barrett Prendergast
Jul 26 • 35 min
On this week’s episode of LawFlip, Barrett Prendergast joins host Benjy Smith for an inspiring and stimulating conversation. Barrett, a trailblazing female entrepreneur, founded Valleybrink Road, a luxury gifting and floral design studio with a…
Episode 033 | Rhea Carlisle
Jul 20 • 46 min
We Snagged the First Recorded Interview with the Founder of Goodies—Don’t Miss This One! Goodies founder Rhea Carlisle explains why she decided to show her face for the first time, and her journey from feeling empty about designing homes for 1%ers to…
Episode 032 | Ben Maddahi
Jul 13 • 39 min
How does one of music’s most successful executives create hit after hit? Today’s guest, Ben Maddahi, answers that question. The Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth worldwide smash hit “See You Again” with over 4 BILLION views that was performed for Kobe Bryant’s…
Episode 031 | Ben Allen
Jul 6 • 47 min
If you were qualified for virtually any job of your choosing, would you choose public service?If you had a bachelor degree from Harvard, a master degree from Cambridge, and a law degree from Berkeley, would you forego personal wealth and focus on trying…
Episode 030 | Mandana Dayani
Jun 29 • 34 min
Right now is arguably the darkest moment in modern American history. Our national morale sinks to new lows on an almost-daily basis amidst an ever-worsening pandemic, troubling levels of police brutality, and increasing civil unrest. However, even…
Episode 029 | Robert Simon
Jun 22 • 35 min
Who doesn’t love a rags to riches story?!? Bob Simon (@planetfunbob), the founder of The Simon Law Group, is arguably one of the best trial attorneys on the planet. Bob is also the founder of Justice HQ, a new venture that seeks to redefine the legal…
Episode 028 | Mark Goldstein
Jun 15 • 49 min
Attorneys are magnets for mental health issues. Compared to the general population, attorneys are especially vulnerable to substance abuse, anxiety, and depression. Many attorneys find practicing law soul-crushing because it involves myriad challenges….
Episode 027 | Sahm Manouchehri
Jun 8 • 50 min
This week’s episode touches on these and other questions, consistent with LawFlip’s goal of discussing all things law, life, politics, and more! Please check out this week’s episode of @lawflip and subscribe to all our channels. Sign up for our…
Episode 026 | Dee Murthy
Jun 1 • 39 min
This week, Dee Murthy joins Benjy for a great episode! In a wide-ranging interview, Dee discusses simultaneously running nine different companies and managing over 100 employees while always having fun and maintaining good karma. Benjy and Dee also…
Episode 025 | Lou Shapiro
May 25 • 31 min
This week, criminal defense attorney Lou Shapiro joins Benjy for a great episode! In a wide-ranging interview, Lou and Benjy discuss his criminal defense practice, generating business, and representing challenging clients like Donald Trump. They also…
Episode 024 | Matt Bilinsky
May 18 • 34 min
This week, lawyer and self-described satirist, accidental provocateur, Jeff Goldblum aficionado, and NBA Commentator Guy Matt Bilinsky joins Benjy for a great episode! We all know lawyers are frequently miserable and boring people. Matt and Benjy…
- Congressman Eric Swalwell Edition!
May 11 • 26 min
This week, Congressman Eric Swalwell from California’s 15th congressional district joins Benjy and Louis for an incredibly special episode! We discuss the challenges of being a parent during a pandemic, the federal response, some of the difficulties…
Podcast Episode 022 | A Doctor Panel
May 4 • 57 min
Three Doctors and a Lawyer Walk Into a Zoom.LawFlip was started in large part to overcome negative stigmas associated with being a professional—the idea that you had to be miserable to be successful was unacceptable to us. Doctors and Lawyers face the…
- Pandemic Insurance Pandemonium
Apr 27 • 44 min
Nate Braun joins Benjy and Louis this week. Nate is a partner at Selman Breitman LLP whose practice focuses on insurance coverage litigation. They extensively talk about something that would have interested very few people a couple of months ago but is…
X COVID-19 (How To Celebrate At Home!)
Apr 20 • 35 min
You may not feel bad that A-List celebrities and wealthy people cannot have extravagant parties, but neither can anyone else - including you, your friends, and your neighbors! Not being able to hold events like concerts, parties, and sporting events is…
X COVID-19 (World’s Biggest Psychological Experiment!?)
Apr 13 • 21 min
With billions of people worldwide living in some form of quarantine, we are arguably living through the largest psychological experiment ever! With that in mind, psychoanalyst Moshe Novakoff virtually visits the podcast this week and discusses the…
X COVID-19 (Technology Edition)
Apr 6 • 36 min
In this week’s episode, Benjy interviews Douglas Kim, an executive operator, co-founder, advisor to entrepreneurs and investors with 25 years of experience in commercializing new solutions. Douglas accessibly explains how artificial intelligence works…
X COVID-19 (Real Estate Edition)
Mar 30 • 30 min
In this week’s episode, Benjy interviews Veteran Real Estate Lawyer Keith Pollock. We discuss a wide array of Real Estate matters in the wake of COVID-19. We talk about the current state of landlord-tenant battles, lease provisions, and real estate…
- First Socially Distanced Episode Edition!
Mar 23 • 31 min
We debated putting any episode at all out this week—not because we didn’t think it would be helpful to people, but mostly because we are dealing with our own challenges.We like to put out inspiring content. It is also really frustrating going from a…
Episode 015 | Josh Walter
Mar 16 • 31 min
In this week’s episode, Josh Walter, CEO of BrandJump, speaks about his entrepreneurial path to success and how he navigates constant growth both as an individual and as a business leader. Benjy asks how Josh gives his employees the freedom to manage…
Episode 014 | Pavel Ferreri
Mar 9 • 29 min
In this week’s episode, Pavel Ferreri, an incredible motivational speaker and IBM global technology executive, walks us through his coming of age story and how he made it to IBM. He talks about how the coronavirus has affected his industry, his personal…
Podcast 013 | Polina & Brian Ross
Mar 2 • 29 min
In this week’s episode, Brian and Polina Ross, a lovely (Jewish) couple of cannabis lawyers, enlighten us about a host of issues regarding the legal(ish) regulated cannabis industry. They talk about the highs (and lows) of California’s growing cannabis…
Episode 012 | Brian Toll
Feb 24 • 28 min
In this week’s episode, hospitality mogul Brian Toll talks about how he avoided falling into the lawyer trap (by not becoming a lawyer) and how he took some losses before skyrocketing into success. Brian also shares with us how Drake and countless…
Episode 011 | Larry Brown
Feb 17 • 36 min
In this week’s episode, sports journalist Larry Brown talks about carving his road to success. In addition, the panel discusses sports, the Kobe Bryant/Gayle King/Lisa Leslie/Snoop Dogg Saga, and a lawsuit that was filed against the cheating Astros….
Episode 010 | Tom Feher
Feb 10 • 37 min
In this week’s episode, trial attorney Tom Feher talks about how to sell a jury on multi-million dollar verdicts. In addition, the panel discusses what (if any) legal action will arise from the Kobe Bryant tragedy, and the legal drama surrounding the…
Episode 009 | Ben Uyeda
Feb 3 • 45 min
In this week’s episode DIY internet sensation Ben Uyeda talks about how he evolved from a traditional architect to a content creator generating over 50 million views on YouTube. He provides insight on how to monetize doing what you love. Ben, Louis, and…
Episode 008 | Arash Homampour
Jan 24 • 42 min
In this week’s episode, Arash Homampour, one of the greatest trial attorneys to ever live, gives what many will find to be surprising advise on how to succeed as a trial attorney, and how he will be DJ’ing a set at the Coachella Music Festival in…
Episode 007 | Cliff Weitzman
Jan 20 • 59 min
In this week’s episode, superstar Cliff Weitzman (Creator of 40 apps, Brown educated, Forbes 30 under 30, adviser to Andrew Yang’s Presidential Campaign) brings something for everyone to take away. It’s a must watch. Cliff, Benjy and Louis give their…
Episode 006 | Genie Harrison
Jan 13 • 43 min
In this week’s episode, prominent victims’ rights attorney Genie Harrison breaks down the Me Too Movement, discusses her own survivor story, how she grew her practice and her involvement in the Harvey Weinstein legal battle. Genie, Benjy and Louis give…
Episode 005 | Maranda Barskey
Jan 6 • 30 min
In this week’s episode, postmodern therapist Maranda Barskey joins LawFlip for a 2020 Mental Health special. Maranda and the crew discuss her time on Childish Gambino’s tour, why America is so depressed and how to address the many objections to therapy….
Episode 004 | Tabetha Plummer
Dec 30, 2019 • 30 min
In this week’s episode, Entertainment Attorney and Sports Agent Tabetha Plummer joins LawFlip for a New Year’s special. Tabetha and Benjy rap Snoop Dogg’s(Tabetha’s client) opening line from Nuthin’ But A G Thang. Tabetha, Benjy and Louis give their…
Episode 003 | Cara Boroda
Dec 23, 2019 • 36 min
Law Flip is a weekly podcast hosted by Benjy Smith and Louis Benowitz. Each week they’ll be covering the top Law related news stories and give you the realist and most thought provoking sauce on the subject. Tune in on Monday’s at 5 AM EST/ 2AM PST!-In…
Episode 002 | Siamak Vaziri
Dec 16, 2019 • 39 min
Law Flip is a weekly podcast hosted by Benjy Smith and Louis Benowitz. Each week they’ll be covering the top Law related news stories and give you the realist and most thought provoking sauce on the subject. Tune in on Monday’s at 5 AM EST/ 2AM PST!-In…
Episode 001 | Sam Mollaei
Dec 9, 2019 • 35 min
Law Flip is a weekly podcast hosted by Benjy Smith and Louis Benowitz. Each week they’ll be covering the top Law related news stories and give you the realist and most thought provoking sauce on the subject. Tune in on Monday’s at 5 AM EST/ 2AM PST!-In…
Teaser
Nov 15, 2019 • 0 min
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