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How to Hold an Effective Press Conference to Grow Your Law Firm Through the Media

Produced on August 19, 2020

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Course Information

Time 16m
Difficulty Beginner
Topics covered in this course: Business & Professional Growth

Course Description

This series, produced in partnership with Law&Crime and led by Jesse Weber, will walk attorneys through the structure of a press conference, the best way to give honest - but ethically appropriate - answers to questions, and develop best practices by breaking down real-life examples.  This series also features Arthur Aidala, Esq.


  1. How to Structure a Press Conference: From Where to Hold it to Who Should Speak
  2. How to Determine What to Say at a Press Conference to Give Genuine Answers While Protecting Sensitive Information
  3. Establish Press Conference Best Practices From Breakdowns of Real-World Examples

About Law&Crime Productions:

A Live True-Crime Network & Production House

Located in the heart of New York City Law&Crime Productions is the production arm of Law&Crime Network, a multiplatform channel with live trial coverage and true-crime/legal programming. We create, produce, and develop true-crime and legal content for award winning networks/platforms like A&E, Cox, Facebook Watch, Justice Network, Cineflix, and more.

Credit Information

This course is not available for CLE credit.


Jesse Weber


Jesse Cord Weber is a host, attorney, and actor. Jesse is a host on The Law and Crime Network founded by Dan Abrams, the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News.  He is also the co-host on Always In Fashion, currently airing on 710 WOR and on the iHeartRadio App globally. He is the fill-in host on The Dan Abrams Show on Sirius XM Radio Ch. 124. 

He has also hosted Crime & Justice on HLN and entertainment talk-show, The Jam, out of Chicago. Jesse appears as a legal analyst on Fox News, Dr. Oz, HLN, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, NBC and CBS and has served as the legal correspondent on Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen, and he has presented live as the Friday Forecaster on WPIX's PIX 11 News in New York. 

After graduating from the University of Michigan and earning his J.D. (cum laude) from New York Law School and law license from the New York State Bar, Jesse practiced in the intellectual property and litigation departments of Dentons, currently the world’s largest law firm.  Jesse also has completed the One Year Conservatory Program at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Arthur Aidala

Aidala, Bertuna & Kamins, P.C.

Mr. Aidala has twenty-five years experience in the area of criminal law. He has represented hundreds of privately retained clients in both Federal and State courts in jurisdictions throughout the country. He has handled complicated matters on behalf of his clients involving all aspects of white collar crime, including allegations of securities fraud, accounting and bank fraud, RICO violations, bribery, bid-rigging, extortion, and embezzlement. Individuals, corporations and companies of varied sizes have retained Mr. Aidala regarding investigations and prosecutions by the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Among the highlights of his trial cases are the successful defense of NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor in Federal Court, obtaining a full acquittal of William Rapetti in the New York City crane collapse case, and securing a mistrial of real estate developer Abe Hirshfeld in his “Murder for Hire” case.

In addition to his trial work, Mr. Aidala has handled appeals in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the New York State Appellate Division for the 1st and 2nd Departments.

For the past five years, his peers have acknowledged Mr. Aidala as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the New York Metropolitan area, as reported in Super Lawyers Magazine.