"Let’s Get Legal" Radio Program

WGN Studio where Let's Get Legal is broadcast

Looking for a new creative marketing strategy to grow your practice? Want to establish yourself or your firm’s members as thought leaders in your practice areas?

The ISBA is working with WGN Radio on a new radio program, “Let’s Get Legal,” which features ISBA members looking at various topics through a legal lens and answering questions from listeners. The program, hosted by Jon Hansen, is broadcast throughout the state on WGN Radio 720 AM and WGNRadio.com from 3-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Let’s Get Legal can also be streamed live on WGNradio.com, and podcasted episodes of the show are available below.

How to Participate

Participation in the radio program involves the purchase of sponsor packages through WGN Radio. Sponsor packages include radio and podcast interview segments, radio commercials (both live and recorded), social media promotion, WGNRadio.com digital presence, and more! Sponsor packages start at under $560.00 per week and are on a limited, first-come-first-serve basis.

If you and your firm would like to participate in Let’s Get Legal or would simply like more information, please contact Kevin McDonough at kmcdonough@wgnradio.com or call (312) 222-5005.

Why You Should Participate

With a 50,000-watt signal and crystal-clear streaming, WGN Radio reaches over 600,000 Chicagoland adults each week and its signal can be heard in every corner of the state. Illinoisans have grown up with WGN’s on-air personalities and are loyal to the advertisers who run in their favorite personality’s show. By appearing on Let’s Get Legal, ISBA members will have instant credibility with WGN’s listeners, which could translate into more potential clients.

Additionally, Let’s Get Legal is participatory—listeners are encouraged to call-in to talk to their favorite on-air hosts and guests. This format gives advertisers an advantage—your content is in the foreground while listeners are engaged.

Episode Archive

August 8, 2021 - Attorney Daliah Saper gave the limitations on what you can say on social media. Property tax attorney Nora Devine, discussed commercial property owners, yearly changes, and upcoming important dates. Attorney Burt Odelson, who specializes in governmental and election law, talked about former Governor Rod Blagojevich and his lawsuit. Plus Jon plays a game with callers and more.

July 31, 2021 - Attorney Lou Cairo of GWC Injury lawyers discussed the backlog of cases in Cook County caused by the pandemic. “Blockbuster” Blake talked about Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney Plus. Eviction judge James McCluskey gave resources on rental payment programs. Attorney Donald Cameron Clark jr. talked about his book and the overturned conviction case of Tommy Hamilton.

July 25, 2021 - Attorneys William Stogsdill and Brett T. Williamson of Stogsdill Law Firm discuss the divorce of Chicago Cubs Player, Ben Zobrist. IRS Tax Attorney Steven A. Leahy talks about the IRS Child Tax Credit and deductibles. Attorney Pat Walsh talks about employers and schools’ vaccine requirements. Attorney Enrico Mirabella, of Beermann law, talks about the Christopher Columbus Statue that was removed from Little Italy. And Senior Advisor at Energy Workforce & Technology Council, Andy Knapp, talks about cybersecurity.

July 17, 2021 - Attorney John Heggie, from Wochner Law Firm, explains the importance of Estate Planning. Attorneys Michael G. Miller and James M. McGing, from Lawfirm of Miller and McGing, speak about personal injury law involving traffic accidents. Attorney Rae Kaplan, of Kaplan Law Firm, focuses on student loan debt and what you should know about student loan forbearance. Professor Laura Nirider, Co-director of the Center on wrongful conviction at Northwestern Law School, talks about the new bill that bans interrogators from lying to minors.

July 10, 2021 - Anna P. Krolikowska, president of The Illinois State Bar Association, talks with Jon about marriage and divorces in the state. Real Estate Attorney Kevin Camden gives tips for buying and selling homes. Property Tax Attorney Fred Agustin covers fighting your property taxes in the state. Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson talks about the “Free Britney” movement and her conservatorship.