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The Legal Broadcast Network ( LBN ) was founded by Jan Schlichtmann, a nationally known attorney and advocate for public justice and environmental issues and Mark Wahlstrom, one of the nations leading settlement planning professionals.  LBN is based upon a model that is designed to leverage new media tools to reach a very specific, high value audience of lawyers from all over the United States. This narrow cast, on demand content system utilizes proprietary tools developed by the partners of LBN that enables them to work with professionals of all types from around the country, online 24/7 from a central location at it's Phoenix, AZ studio.  LBN's low cost, highly effective means of reaching both existing customers and those that are searching for information via search engines is open and available to lawyers of all different specialities and practice type, associations, marketing groups and experts who are looking to educate and inform this high-powered and demanding audience.
 
Attorney Jan R. Schlichtmann is one of the country's most notable plaintiff attorneys concentrating in the areas of consumer, environmental, product, toxic and mass tort litigation. Mr. Schlichtmann has received international recognition for his representation in the 1980's of eight  Woburn, Massachusetts families against W.R. Grace and Beatrice Foods for the contamination of the Woburn City Water supply. The ground breaking nature of the Woburn case and Attorney Schlichtmann's work in it has been the subject of a number of reports and articles in legal and scientific journals as well as the international bestseller and movie, "A Civil Action." jan.jpg

Attorney Schlichtmann has lectured at many of the nation's law schools and colleges, spoken before numerous national professional and civic groups, and participated in an array of public forums on issues of law, public policy and the environment. This unique venture, co-founded with his friend and colleague Mark Wahlstrom, is the Legal Broadcast Network, the first online and podcast radio/TV program specifically designed for trial lawyers, their clients and the experts who help serve the legal community. Each week Jan, from his office and studio in Beverly, MA, brings his unique passion, wit and sense of justice to the air to discuss the issues of the day on his show "Voices of the Law". He can be heard and seen almost daily via podcast or from his studio in Beverly, MA and his featured show " Voices of the Law" an innovative conversational show that is "lawyer to lawyer" discussing innovative legal ideas, practices and current events. 
 
Jan has also founded The Civil Action Center, LLC, a place where he and his associates not only work to help people find the right lawyer, but as an incubator of ideas for the legal community to provide the best service to their clients. The Civil Action Center looks to encourage the resolution of legal issues through innovative methods that respect and honor all participants involved in the process. Check out The Civil Action Center by clicking here.

Come listen to this champion of Civil Justice, read his blog daily here at The Civil Action Center, or contact him via email at jan@schlichtmannlaw.com.

headshot2.jpgMark Wahlstrom is in many legal circles regarded as the nations leading expert in the area of structured settlements and settlement planning for personal injury victims. Mark offers an exclusive focus on the needs of trial lawyers and their clients and he chose this specialized field because he cares deeply about the rights of injured people, and wants to do his part to protect their rights and make sure they have a financially secure future.

Since 1981, Mark's firm, Wahlstrom & Associates has provided unparalleled service and expert advice in the negotiation, planning and design of structure annuities and settlement trusts. In case after case, for high profile firms and emerging practices alike they partner with the trial lawyer and other experts to develop settlement strategies that work for the plaintiffs life time. A tireless advocate of plaintiff rights, Mark speaks to both legal audiences and to financial experts nationally on these topics.

Mark, a co-founder of The Legal Broadcast Network and The Settlement Channel, and along with his long time friend and associate Attorney Jan Schlichtmann, is the host of two shows specifically tailored toward the goal of raising the professionalism of settlement brokers as well as better informing Trial lawyers, paralegals, injured parties and other experts on many of  the myths, misconceptions and mistakes commonly made in the handling of settlements. The first show, " Voices of the Law " is heard both as a separate podcast here on the Legal Broadcast Network and a weekly over at the, Civil Action Center, each week. These particular shows and podcasts are about the wide range of issues related to offering creative solutions to the litigation process and improving the law practice of trial lawyers around the country. The second show, offered exclusively via Podcast is Speaking of Settlements, which is specifically designed is for, by and about the Structured Settlement and Settlement Planning industry.

Check out the site to hear his show, read his daily blog on The Settlement Channel