ABA Journal Podcast

McElhaney Reveals the Real-Life Influences Behind Character of 'Angus'


Jim McElhaney’s 25-year run as Litigation columnist for the ABA Journal will come to a close next fall. During those years, McElhaney’s straightforward advice on trial practice became one of the most popular features in the magazine. In this podcast, ABA Journal editor James Podgers talks with McElhaney about his popular column, and how he developed the character of Angus, the voice of wisdom and common sense on all aspects of trial work. Read a reprint of Angus’ first appearance in this month’s magazine.

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Jim McElhaney

Jim McElhaney is the Baker and Hostetler Distinguished Scholar in Trial Practice at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland and the Joseph C. Hutcheson Distinguished Lecturer in Trial Advocacy at South Texas College of Law in Houston.

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