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Life of the Law’s team of producers, editors, and storytellers at LIVE LAW in New York City.

Life of the Law’s innovative approach to telling stories about the law is rooted in our commitment to producing podcasts that bring together the very best in scholarship, investigative journalism and production values.  This isn’t without a cost. Excellence is expensive!

Here are some ways you can support Life of the Law:



With more than 50,000 listeners to our podcast each month, we invite you to share your company’s  innovative brand with Life of the Law’s curious, sophisticated listening audience of attorneys, entrepreneurs, journalists, students, and fast-growing family of podcast fans.

For more information about becoming a sponsor of Life of the Law, contact  [email protected] 415-250-5459.


Life of the Law is a non-profit. The International Media Project is our non-profit fiscal sponsor. Every podcast and every blog post we publish is made available to everyone in the world, free of charge, 24/7.   Help us keep it that way!   Support our production costs by making a one-time OR recurring tax-deductible donation by visiting our donate page. We will send a personal note to thank you for your contribution.




We know what it’s like. You’re sitting in the car waiting for the light to change or maybe you’re standing at the sink washing the dishes from last night’s party. Suddenly, you’re really listening to a story. It catches you off-guard and makes you feel, think, ponder, wonder.

It takes 139 seconds to subscribe to Life of the Law’s podcast on iTunes, Soundcloud, or on the podcast host of your choice so you can download all of our podcasts and listen to them one at a time or all in one sitting… on the beach, in a cabin in the woods, sitting in a coffee shop or maybe just driving along in your car.




…Life of the Law with people you know on FB, Twitter, iTunes, email, or just tell them in person in a conversation…

“I just heard this great podcast. It’s called Life of the Law!”

“How can I listen to it? Where is it?”

“I heard it on Swell, but you can stream it on their website or you can download it on Stitcher or itunes. Whatever you use. You should listen to the one about (insert podcast of your choice…)”


Join our Team

Life of the Law is looking for a diversity of opinion, scholarship, profession, and perspective.  Join Life of the Law’s team as a writer, producer, essayist, intern, cartoonist videographer, photographer.  Contact Mary Adkins, Life of the Law LIVE LAW and Blog Page Director  [email protected]


Pitch a Story

Have an idea for a story about the law?  We’d like to hear it! Every two weeks, Life of the Law publishes a new feature podcast and no one is more interested in stories about the law than our team of reporters, editors, producers, and scholars.  If you are a professional reporter, producer and/or editor and have a “pitch” for a must-tell story about the law OR YOU have a story to tell or know someone who has a story to tell about the law, share it in an email with our team  [email protected].


Thank you!