Season 1

Aug. 18, 2021

Bonus Episode: Highlights from Season One

As we begin work on Season Two, we wanted to share this episode of highlights from the four interviews featured in Season One. First, mediator David Hoffman describes an insightful model for understanding and resolving confli...

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June 15, 2021

The Pro Bono Lawyer: A Conversation With Emily L. Cooke

From time immemorial, lawyers and law firms have provided free legal services to clients who could not afford to pay. What motivates them to do so? What are the rewards of pro bono service? What makes pro bono legal services …

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June 8, 2021

Jennifer Haverkamp: Saving the Earth Through Environmental Diplomacy …

Higher Callings is pleased to offer this unedited version of our interview of Jennifer Haverkamp, the Graham Family Director of the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan. Jennifer has had a long and di...

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May 26, 2021

Jennifer Haverkamp: Saving the Earth Through Environmental Diplomacy

Climate change is an existential crisis. It can't be solved by one country or a few countries, but only through worldwide cooperation and commitment. Outside of the glare of the political spotlight, American diplomats work ti...

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May 11, 2021

Phil Mueller Part II: The Prosecutor as Public Servant

The trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd featured a team of prosecutors who exemplified professionalism. Phil Mueller, knows something about the professionalism of prosecutors. As a state prosecutor for 26 ye...

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May 5, 2021

Phil Mueller Part I: Discovering a Calling in Criminal Prosecution

Phil Mueller, a highly successful graduate of an ivy league law school, followed a long and meandering path until he finally found his calling. A decade after his law school graduation, he left a promising career as a civil ...

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April 17, 2021

David Hoffman: From Social Justice to Private Peace

David Hoffman is the founder of the Boston Law Collaborative and teaches mediation and dispute resolution at Harvard Law School. Influenced by the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s and the anti-war movement of the 1960s and 1970s, …

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