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The Geek In Review Ep. 74 – Why Retention of Legal Talent Can’t Be The Equivalent of a Coin Flip – Bryan Parker of Legal Innovators

It’s not unusual for law firms to invest $1M or more in recruiting, hiring, training, and retention of Associates over the first four years of their legal career. However, if you look at the actual retention rates through the fourth or fifth year, it is essentially a coin flip on whether the firm retains, or loses that talent. Bryan Parker, CEO of Legal Innovators thinks that it is not a good return on the law firm’s (and the Associate’s) time and capital investment. Parker believes that you ca...
Tags: Podcast, Law, Stanford, Uncategorized, US, Recruiting, David, Law Schools, Law Firms, David Lat, Parker, Greg, Bryan, Associates, Bob Ambrogi, Summer Associates


Granderson: Has tennis bid an early farewell to the Bryan brothers?

Wimbledon 2020 is canceled; so too perhaps is the farewell tour of tennis' dominant Bryan twins, Bob and Mike.
Tags: News, Sports, Bob, Bryan, Granderson


STITCH-BIT: Retro video game cross-stitch

My childhood chum Bryan from Paperfoldables has branched out from his previous paper format to cross-stitch. He has opened up his STITCH-BIT: Retro video game cross-stitch shop over at Etsy.com. These cross-stitch creations range in size from 4 inches to 8 inches round and vary in complexity. But, they're all based on retro videogames - from Duck Hunt to Zelda to Contra. There are a number of STITCH-BIT creations available, with more of them being added weekly. Prices range from $150.00 and up...
Tags: Toys, Etsy, Artwork, Zelda, Bryan, Paperfoldables


WrestleMania 36 Picks: Drew McIntyre Faces Brock Lesnar For WWE Championship

NOTE: This post contains spoilers regarding changes to the WrestleMania 36 card. (CBSNewYork/CBS Local) — This year’s WrestleMania is going to be one for the history books. The 36th installment of pro wrestling’s biggest spectacle will mark three big firsts for WWE. The show will air over two nights, there won’t be a single fan in the stands, and it has already been taped. The coronavirus pandemic could have forced WWE to postpone or cancel the show altogether. Instead, Vince McMahon opted to mo...
Tags: Florida, Sports, Cbs, Rob Gronkowski, Redskins, John Mayer, Orlando, Ronda Rousey, Robert Griffin Iii, Charlotte, Wrestlemania, Wwe, John Cena, Don, Bryan, Mandy


Love ‘Tiger King’? You’ll Love These Books, Too

Dip into a bizarre true-crime chronicle or a novel that evokes the campy, oddball world of the Netflix documentary series.
Tags: News, Arson, Johnson, Hammer, Obsession, Susan, Bryan, Joshua, Boyle, Christy, Russell, Dunn, Terri, Hesse, Books and Literature, American Fire: Love


Love Wedding Repeat Trailer: Sam Claflin Stars in Netflix New Rom-Com

Love Wedding Repeat trailer: Sam Claflin stars in Netflix’s new rom-com movie Netflix has released the official trailer for director Dean Craig’s upcoming romantic comedy Love Wedding Repeat, featuring Sam Claflin’s Jack as he tries his best to prevent his younger sister’s wedding in turning into complete chaos. Also starring Olivia Munn and Freida Pinto, the film will be available for streaming on April 10. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Netflix’s Coffee & Kareem Trailer ...
Tags: Video, UK, Movies, Netflix, Jack, Olivia Munn, Bryan, Hayley, Freida Pinto, Dina, Sam Claflin, ComingSoon, Eleanor Tomlinson, Allan Mustafa, Guglielmo Marchetti, Dean Craig


Book Review: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Just Mercy is a memoir from lawyer Bryan Stevenson about his work fighting against the death penalty and mass incarceration in Alabama. A couple months ago the book got turned into a Hollywood film featuring Michael B Jordan (which I haven’t watched). There’s also an HBO documentary about Stevenson (which I did just watch), and the TED talk that brought Stevenson’s work to the mainstream for many in the tech community a few years ago.I found his memoir incredibly inspirational. And of course sad...
Tags: Books, Hbo, Hollywood, Alabama, Sales, America, Jim Crow, Michael B Jordan, Buddhist, Bryan, Lyndon Johnson, Stevenson, Bryan Stevenson, South Africa Rwanda Germany


‘Just Mercy’ with Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx Hits Digital Purchase and VOD Rental Earlier Than Planned

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was made available for digital purchase earlier than planned last weekend, and Birds of Prey and The Gentlemen recently followed suit with an early digital purchase available for each movie starting next week. Now Warner Bros. Pictures is adding the dramatic true story Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, to the growing roster of early home video releases. Warner Bros. Pictures announced the Just Mercy digital release yesterday, so it’s avai...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Alabama, Jamie-Foxx, Marvel Studios, Warner Brothers, True Story, Michael B Jordan, Walter, Bryan, Skywalker, Warner Bros Pictures, Bryan Stevenson, Home Video, Destin Daniel Cretton, Shang Chi


Grizzly Bear Defense, Bryan Berg, 17 September, 2017, Bob Marshall Wilderness, MT

Opinion Image from Bryan Berg cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In September of 2017, In the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana, near Glacier National Park, Bryan Berg had to shoot a big boar grizzly. You may have seen the AP story where the federal investigators confirmed he shot the bear in self-defense. Bryan got into trouble for not reporting the shooting, and for cutting off the bear claws as a memento. The plea bargain was under the Lacy Act, for transport...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Defense, Department Of Defense, Ap, Alaska, Arizona, Brian, Smith Wesson, Mossberg, Bryan, Glacier National Park, Grizzly Bears, Northern Wisconsin, Berg, Bob Marshall


‘American Idol’ Reveals ‘Fourth Judge’ on Sunday’s Show

“American Idol” judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan shared some happy news in the opening segment of Sunday night’s broadcast of the ABC program: the arrival of a “fourth judge.” “I think it’s the perfect addition to this panel,” said Bryan, adding the news “should come from Katy.” “We’re having a baby,” said […]
Tags: News, Abc, Katy Perry, American Idol, Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Bryan, Katy, Katy Perry Lionel Richie


Brandon Routh Opens Upon on ‘Superman Returns’ Difficulties With Bryan Singer, Failed Sequel Hopes

With the release of Superman Returns in 2006, star Brandon Routh was poised to become the next big thing. He was taking on the role of a superhero icon in one of the biggest blockbusters of the year, cast partially for his resemblance to the iconic Superman star, Christopher Reeves. But then, crickets. Superman Returns opened to decent reviews and a respectable worldwide gross of $391 million. But Warner Bros. wrote the film off as a disappointment, and Routh was devastated to learn that there ...
Tags: Movies, Superman, Bryan Singer, Warner Bros, Henry Cavill, Cw, Warner Brothers, Bryan, Rami Malek, Sophie Turner, Routh, Comic Book/Superhero, Brandon-Routh, Superman Returns, Christopher Reeves, Courtney Ford


“I was told playing gay would hurt my career” Justin Xavier & Damian Quinn talk ‘Road Head’

Writer Justin Xavier on the set of ‘Road Head’ We’ve seen naked. Then again, so has anyone familiar with the cult holiday comedy Shared Rooms, about four queer couples falling in love on Christmas. Xavier appears as an actor in the film, and spends most of his scenes showing off his assets. Never one to show fear of artistic risks, Xavier has also added the role of screenwriter to his resume. His first film as writer, Sick For Toys (in which he also appears on screen) gained a cult followin...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, United States, San Jose, Alex, Mad Max, Max, Ad Friendly, Queerty, New York University, Trump, San Jose CA, Bryan, Justin, Xavier


Bryans win their final Davis Cup match to put US in finals

Bob and Mike Bryan won the final Davis Cup match of their brilliant career to advance the United States into the final, beating Uzbekistan's Sanjar Fayziev and Denis Istomin 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. The victory gave the United States an insurmountable 3-0 lead. The Bryan twins plan to retire after the U.S. Open and don't intend to play in the Davis Cup Finals.
Tags: News, US, United States, Tennis, Uzbekistan, Bob, Bryan, Denis Istomin, Mike Bryan, Bryans, Sanjar Fayziev


Reynolds' rap; Pirates LF looks to back up breakout 2019

Greg Reynolds can't lift his right arm much these days, the byproduct of years of throwing batting practice to his son Bryan. No mixing things up following a remarkable summer when Reynolds served as one of the few bright spots for a last-place team. Ask the pathologically unassuming 25-year-old how he's managed rake at every level of his life — from high school in suburban Nashville to a standout career at Vanderbilt to every rung up the ladder in the minors to his impressive 2019 wit...
Tags: News, Nashville, Pittsburgh Pirates, Bryan, Vanderbilt, Reynolds, Pirates, Greg Reynolds


Former Arqiva Director Bryan Coombes joins JACK

Former Arqiva Director Bryan Coombes is joining the team at JACK in Oxford in a Non-Executive Director role. Bryan was Director of Terrestrial Broadcast at Arqiva for eight years before he retired from the role in 2019. Speaking of his appointment, he said: “I’m delighted to have the opportunity of becoming part of such a passionate and exciting team. The JACK proposition stands out from the crowd in UK broadcasting, and it is a joy to have some part to play in such a unique and refreshing co...
Tags: UK, People, Radio, Oxford, Jack, Bryan, Ian Walker, Arqiva, Jack fm, Bryan Coombes, The South of England


SXSW Pitch Finalist: Praxis Labs

The Praxis Labs team, which uses research-backed VR learning experiences to improve outcomes of diversity and inclusion training. Left to right: Heather Shen, CTO; Melina Lopez, CPO; and Elise Smith, CEO The Forrest Four-Cast: February 25, 2020 As the saying goes: Before you judge a person, walk a mile in their shoes. One of 50 finalists for SXSW Pitch 2020, Praxis Labs adds virtual reality to that concept and helps organizations increase inclusion and belonging in their workplaces.Praxis adv...
Tags: Startups, Gabrielle Union, Stanford, Startup, Diversity, Palo Alto, Cannes, Sxsw, Bay Area, Inclusion, Bryan, Stevenson, Palo Alto palo alto, Hugh Forrest, Bryan Stevenson, SxSW Pitch


Sunburnt in Antarctica

Antarctica 813 February 2020The Antarctic Peninsula I really don't know how to start describing our visit to Antarctica it was amazing and made even more so by two days of wonderful weather. Bryan one of the experts on board more about
Tags: Travel, Antarctica, Bryan, Antarctic Peninsula


Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: WBC heavyweight championship rematch – live!

Updates from the WBC title fight in Las VegasSeven moments that defined their first boutBehind the scenes at Fury’s training campEmail Bryan or tweet @bryanagraham 12.04am GMT Bryan will be here shortly. Here’s some essential pre-fight reading. Related: Calm before the storm: behind the scenes at Tyson Fury's training camp Related: Redefining the 'strong man': Tyson Fury praised for openness on mental health Related: Tyson Fury has to channel Muhammad Ali … with his feet not his mout...
Tags: Sport, US sports, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Tyson Fury, WBC, Bryan, Kevin Mitchell, Deontay Wilder, Tyson, Deontay Wilder Tyson Fury


Asheville, NC, for LGBTQ travelers

Though the southeast , in general, has never been among the most gay-friendly regions in the United States, there are some pockets, namely urban areas, where the LGBTQ community is not only welcomed but also embraced. One such place is Asheville, North Carolina. The southern charm in Asheville is warm and sincere. Being downtown and among the lively crowd of both tourists and locals, you’d be forgiven for forgetting, if even for a moment, that North Carolina was at the epicenter of the “bathr...
Tags: Travel, US, United States, Lgbtq, Bill, North Carolina, All, New Belgium, Henry, Bryan, Avett Brothers, Emily, Angela, Flora, Asheville NC, Blue Ridge Mountains


Medina County Prosecutor Among Those to Testify About Rape Prosecutions

For the first time since November, a Senate committee heard testimony on a bill to eliminate the time limit on prosecuting rapes. Jane Bryan is still haunted by the late night rape of her mother by a man who broke into their Akron home in 1991, while she and her siblings slept in the next room. Her rape kit was lost at the police station, and when it was finally tested in 2014, there was a match to a serial rapist in prison and set for release in 2022. “Under Ohio’s current laws, that this man w...
Tags: Senate, Akron, Bryan, Cleveland Clinic, Karen Kasler, Medina County, Jane Bryan


‘Better Call Saul’ Showrunner Peter Gould on Season 5 Flashforwards, ‘Breaking Bad’ Cameos, and the Looming Ending [Interview]

For the last two seasons, Peter Gould has taken over as showrunner on  Better Call Saul . While Vince Gilligan wrote and directed El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie , his co-creator Gould has handled the origin story of Saul Goodman, from his early days as Jimmy McGill to his future as Gene Takovic in witness protection in Nebraska. At the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, AMC announced Better Call Saul was renewed for a sixth and final season. Gould and Gilligan also rev...
Tags: Chuck, Better Call Saul, Vince Gilligan, Television, Movies, Interviews, Amc, Features, Nebraska, DEA, New Mexico, Kim, Bryan Cranston, Albuquerque, Gene, Aaron


Project Witness shows life in prison from a child’s point of view

Editor's note: Today’s guest post comes from John Legend, artist, producer and activist; and Ty Stiklorius, veteran music manager, CEO of Friends at Work, Producer and ActivistAt the age of 17, Jarrett Harper was sentenced to life in prison without parole. His crime was killing the man who had sexually abused him and his brother over a number of years. But he was not seen as a desperate child victim trying to stop the abuse he and his brother were enduring. Instead, he was sentenced as a child t...
Tags: Google, California, Youtube, John Legend, Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom, Bryan, Jarrett, Bryan Stevenson, Ty Stiklorius, Diversity and Inclusion, John Legend Ty Stiklorius, Jarrett Harper, Lancaster Prison, Baylon Harper Jarrett, Jarrett Harper John Legend Jarrett


‘El Camino’ Behind the Scenes Featurette: Inside the ‘Breaking Bad’ Reunion With Bryan Cranston

AMC has been playing a marathon of Breaking Bad in preparation for the on-air debut of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie this Sunday, but nothing hits that nostalgia harder than Bryan Cranston in a bald cap, warmly talking about reuniting with his longtime co-star Aaron Paul. Netflix has released a new El Camino featurette ahead of the film’s AMC debut, which comes four months after the Breaking Bad movie premiered on the streaming service in October. The featurette goes behind-the-scenes into ho...
Tags: Action/Adventure, AMC, Drama, Netflix, Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie


Bernie Sanders Has Already Won

Whether he captures the White House or not, he has transformed the Democratic Party.
Tags: News, White House, Jackson, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Bryan, Bernard, Goldwater, McGovern, William Jennings, Jesse L, Presidents and Presidency (US, Presidential Election of 2020, Barry M, George S


Today’s Presidential Candidates Go Where the Voters Are—But These Past Campaigns Succeeded by Bringing the Voters to the Candidates

This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. A version of the article below was originally published at HNN. The ways that Presidential candidates have reached out to voters over the course of U.S. History have changed partly because the franchise has been opened to more people so more voter participation in campaigns has naturally ensued. During the Jeffersonian Era, candidates followed the maxim that the Founding F...
Tags: Politics, News, Uncategorized, Indianapolis, Ohio, Cleveland, Jim Crow, Garfield, Bryan, Canton Ohio, Canton, Harrison, Harding, University of Mississippi, Warren Harding, James Garfield


Man lights up marijuana joint in court, judge oddly not amused

This undated photo provided by the Wilson Country Sheriff’s Office shows Spencer Alan Boston. Authorities in Tennessee say Boston lit a cannabis cigarette in court while expressing his views on marijuana legalization. News outlets report Boston, 20, was arrested Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, and charged with disorderly conduct and simple possession after blazing a fattie in the courtroom. (Wilson Country Sheriff’s Office) A gentleman in Lebanon, Tennessee man fired up a marijuana cigarette in the court...
Tags: Post, Crime, News, Weed, Drugs, Boston, Marijuana, Cannabis, Tennessee, Pot, Dumb Criminals, Bryan, Lebanon Tennessee, Spencer Alan Boston, Wilson Country Sheriff 's Office, Spencer Alan Boston Authorities


‘We still don’t want to believe it’: Schools respond to widespread student grief over Kobe’s death

Students at the Daniel Pearl Magnet High School had “Kobe Day” Friday January 31, 2020. The students spent the week signing posters of well wishes for Kobe’s family and talking out the aftermath of the tragedy. Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Students at the Daniel Pearl Magnet High School had “Kobe Day” Friday January 31, 2020. For 12th grade student Kelly Stewart, “We were all devastated, he was a great player and a great father, because he had a daughter that was abou...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Soccer, Gigi, Nba, Lausd, Kobe Bryant, Staples Center, Southern California, San Bernardino, Pearl, Vanguard, Bryan, Southland, Bryant


Ex-NBA star's tearful tribute to Kobe: I lost a brother and a friend

Former NBA star Caron Butler opens up about how Kobe Bryant impacted his life and what how he thinks Bryan would want his friends to deal with the loss.
Tags: News, Nba, Stories, Kobe Bryant, Bryan, Kobe, Caron Butler


'I lost a brother and a friend:' See ex-NBA star's tearful tribute to Kobe Bryant

Former NBA star Caron Butler opens up about how Kobe Bryant impacted his life and what how he thinks Bryan would want his friends to deal with the loss.
Tags: News, Nba, Stories, Kobe Bryant, Bryan, Caron Butler


With unrivaled ‘game,’ on and off the court, Kobe Bryant defined LA for a generation

LA icons … There’s Magic. There’s Vinny. Edward James Olmos. Marilyn, of course. And Nipsey. And then, there’s Kobe Bryant — the kid from Pennsylvania whose mad skills were on display for the world — from a uniquely suited-for-him L.A. stage. “Kobe! Kobe! Kobe! “ KOBE BRYANT CRASH: Click for complete coverage The chants would rise and fall every 10 or 15 minutes or so Sunday night in the crisp air outside of Staples Center, where hundreds — donning No. 8 8 or No. 24 — mourned. There was an urgen...
Tags: Hollywood, News, La, Porterville, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Obituaries, Gigi, Alicia Keys, Nba, Long Beach, Jordan, Kobe Bryant, City Council