Dan Abrams — CEO and Founder
Dan Abrams is the Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News and the host of LivePD on the A&E Network. He is a storied legal analyst and news anchor, providing insightful in-the-moment analysis of legal issues that affect American citizens, political figures, and the world. Dan is also the founder of the Abrams Media Network, which includes Mediaite.com, LawAndCrime.com and The Law&Crime Network, and TheMarySue.com. In addition to his first book Man Down, about how women are better than men at just about everything, his second book called Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency, comes out in June.
Rachel Stockman — President / On Air Host
Rachel Stockman is President of Law&Crime and The Law&Crime Network. She has spent years covering courts and legal issues, and was named Atlanta Press Club's 'Rising Star' in 2014. Rachel graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and Yale Law School.
Aaron Keller — On Air Host
Aaron Keller is an attorney licensed in two states. He holds a juris doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University. During law school, he completed legal residencies in the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General and in a local prosecutor’s office. He was employed as a summer associate in the New Hampshire Department of Safety, which manages the state police, and further served as a summer law clerk for a New York trial judge. Before law school, Keller worked for television stations in New York and in the Midwest, mostly as an evening news anchor and investigative reporter. His original reporting on the Wisconsin murder of Teresa Halbach was years later featured in the Netflix film "Making A Murderer."
Amy Dash — On Air Host
Amy Dash is a two-time Emmy Award winning correspondent and attorney. Dash is also the legal correspondent for nationally syndicated daytime crime show "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen" and the official legal analyst for CBS Sports Radio and WFAN. After graduating from law school Dash worked as a reporter for News 12 Networks and WCBS in NY. She has also worked as a legal correspondent for AXS-TV and writes for the Huffington Post, Bleacher Report and SBNation.
Ashley Willcott — On Air Host
Ashley is a nationally recognized Judge and acclaimed Trial Attorney with 20 years of courtroom experience, exceptionally skilled in all aspects of litigation and negotiation. She most recently served under Governor Nathan Deal as the top Child Welfare Advocate for the State of Georgia. During her appointment she pioneered a new approach to child welfare law and advocacy. As one of Georgia’s first Certified Child Welfare Specialist’s she brings a unique perspective on how children and families are regarded by our legal system. After graduating from Tulane University with a BS in Psychology and English, Ashley attended Emory University School of Law. She then quickly established herself as a fervent advocate for children. Her legal career included serving as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Family and Children Services. Her courtroom acumen and superb trial skills resulted in now teaching trial skills for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) nationwide. Her skills also caught the eye of Georgia’s Supreme Court Committee on Justice for Children where she leads the “Cold Case Project.” This program, in its’ 10th year, developed an innovative approach to advocacy for children lingering in foster care. By using predictive analytics and other matrices, the Cold Case Project targets children languishing in the system to find forever homes. Ashley has specialized expertise in the system of law enforcement, including the involvement of police, lawyers, courts, and corrections, used for all stages of criminal proceedings and punishment. This includes a practical working knowledge of litigation; federal and state laws; policies; legislation; constitutional rights; systemic needs including successes and failures; statistical analysis; juvenile justice; and the judicial system.She is a highly sought after guest lecturer and speaker, locally and nationally, for the American Bar Association, National Association of Counsel for Children, Georgia Supreme Court Committee on Justice for Children, Emory University Law School, Barton Child Law and Policy Center, and Georgia State University, among others. She also serves as a regularly featured Legal Analyst for high profile cases on top tier national media outlets including CNN, HLN, Nancy Grace, Michaela, Crime Online, and 11 Alive. She is a self proclaimed trial nerd and loves teaching trial skills and courtroom techniques.
Bob Bianchi — On Air Host
Robert A. Bianchi is the founding partner at The Bianchi Law Group, LLC. Bob is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, one of only approximately 250 out of the more than 98,000 attorneys in New Jersey. And, Bob is the only attorney among this group who also served as a head NJ County Prosecutor that practices criminal defense in New Jersey. He specializes in criminal defense, domestic violence, and municipal court. He has also extensively practiced civil rights law, is a police practices expert, and has successfully tried numerous civil cases ranging from personal injury to complex business litigation matters. Bob served as the Morris County Prosecutor from June 2007 to February 2013 after being appointed to this coveted position by the New Jersey Governor with the unanimous consent of the NJ Senate. As chief law enforcement officer of Morris County, he had supervisory responsibility over 44 police departments and over every municipal prosecutor and managed more than 34 attorneys and 200 staff and was responsible for budget of more than $11 million. He was in charge of every prosecution in the county and has the distinction of being the only head NJ County Prosecutor in over 25 years to try a case (a murder of a priest), while serving in that position. Bianchi is a seriously accomplished trial lawyer with an extraordinary record to trial verdict wins. He practices in Federal, State, and municipal courts. Bob is a national TV legal analyst, appearing on shows such as CNN, HLNTV, Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen, ABC, Fox News, NBC, CBS and MSNBC, Chasing News, as well as Good Morning America, The Geraldo Rivera Show, Due Process, and NJ Capitol Report. He is a trial analyst and host for the Law & Crime Network. Bob is also a well sought-after lecturer and has trained thousands of lawyers throughout the United States. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, in American Studies/History from Providence College. He is a member of the Morris County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the National Italian American Bar Association and is the president and founder of the Italian American Bar Association of New Jersey.
Brian Ross — Chief Investigative Reporter/On Air Host
Brian Ross joined the Law&Crime Network as chief investigative correspondent in 2018 after decades of award-winning work at ABC News and NBC News. His reports have exposed government and corporate corruption around the world and helped bring justice to the disenfranchised. Ross is also the author of the New York Times best-selling book The Madoff Chronicles, based on reports for ABC News he produced along with his long-time partner Rhonda Schwartz, who has also joined the Law&Crime Network as Executive Investigative Producer.
Cathy Russon — Executive Trial Producer
Cathy Russon is the executive trial producer at the Law&Crime Network. Prior to joining the network, Russon founded CourtChatter.com in 2013, a website that showed trials and gathered a community of trial watchers. Her passion for trials and how the legal system works got the notice of Dan Abrams, who acquired CourtChatter.com in April 2017. Cathy has covered hundreds of trials in her career, bringing viewers the most up to date details about what is going on in court.
Jesse Weber — On Air Host
Jesse Cord Weber is a New York attorney. After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Jesse attended New York Law School (NYLS). During his time in NYLS, he served as a staff editor on the school’s Law Review and was recognized as a John Marshall Harlan Scholar affiliated with The Institute for Information Law and Policy. Jesse received Dean's List honors every semester and graduated cum laude . After passing the New York State Bar Exam, Jesse practiced in the intellectual property and litigation departments of Dentons (formerly Salans); the world’s largest law firm. He specialized in trademark and copyright prosecution and disputes for clients in the fashion & apparel, financial, entertainment, and technology industries, and was actively involved in several notable litigations, including the City of Detroit Chapter 9 bankruptcy, which was the largest municipal bankruptcy in United States history. Currently, he is a project manager and legal counsel for a consulting company. Jesse is admitted to practice in New York as well as the United States Southern and Eastern District Federal Courts. Jesse studies and analyzes high profile criminal and civil cases in the media. Aside from being a host on the Law and Crime Network, Jesse is also the legal correspondent for "Crime Watch Daily With Chris Hansen," a legal analyst on Fox News and HLN, and he co-hosts alongside his father "Always In Fashion" airing on 77 WABC Radio. Additionally, Jesse is a trained actor from The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and has appeared in commercials, independent films, and television shows.
Linda Kenney Baden — On Air Host
Linda Kenney Baden is a former criminal prosecutor and trial attorney known for high-profile cases such as Aaron Hernandez and Casey Anthony. She represented music producer Phil Spector in his first murder trial and was portrayed by Dame Helen Mirren in a SAG award-winning performance for the television film, Phil Spector. Linda Kenney Baden is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Rutgers University, she then went on to graduate from Rutgers School of Law. Following graduation from law school, she served a judicial clerkship with the Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division, Judge John F. Lynch, and then entered private practice with the law firm of Meyner and Landis in Newark. Ms. Kenney Baden was later appointed Assistant Prosecutor for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office where she served as a trial team leader and the lead attorney assigned to the Sex Crimes Investigative Unit. During her tenure with the Prosecutor’s Office, she prepared and tried numerous criminal cases including those involving murder and the death penalty. Ms. Kenney Baden is now a private trial attorney who focuses on criminal defense and civil rights. Photo credit: Clay Patrick McBride
Lis Wiehl — On Air Host
Lis Wiehl is one of the nation’s most prominent trial lawyers and highly regarded commentators. For fifteen years, she was a legal analyst and reporter on the Fox News Channel. She is also a Professor of Law at New York Law School. Prior to joining Fox News Channel in New York City, Wiehl served as a legal analyst and reporter for NBC News and NPR’s All Things Considered. Before that, she served as a Federal Prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s office. Wiehl earned her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and her Master of Arts in Literature from the University of Queensland. Wiehl is a New York Times best selling author, having published seventeen books. Her next book is out June 5th, 2018: Hunting Charles Manson: the Quest for Justice in the Days of Helter Skelter.
Michel Bryant — On Air Host
Michel Bryant is a journalist, practicing attorney, and broadcaster with more than 30 years experience in radio and network television. Licensed to practice law in California state and federal courts, Bryant is a trial lawyer taking numerous cases to verdict and has also worked as an attorney for the federal government. The San Fransisco native was a trial correspondent and anchor for Court TV, a correspondent for the syndicated newsmagazine A Current Affair and consumer correspondent for the syndicated entertainment news magazine Extra! He has also appeared as a legal analyst on Judge Jeanine, The Today Show, The Early Show, Entertainment Tonight and The Insider as well as on the CNN, FOX and MSNBC networks. Michel is also the creator and host of The Legal Edge brand, a series of more than 1000 EMMY award-winning television consumer news features. The feature has also earned the National Press Club Award and the Associated Press Award for Writing. He currently focuses primarily on helping consumers get justice in their cases against big business and the government.
Vincent Hill — On Air Host
Vincent has a passion for service. He enlisted in the Army and served 8 years in Counterintelligence. Upon leaving the military, Vincent became a police officer in Nashville, TN. While serving the community of Nashville, he was assigned to patrol, the Flex Unit and Narcotics. Along with his military and law enforcement background, he is a licensed Private Investigator in TN. He is the author of two books, Playbook to a Murder and Incomplete Pass, which investigate the murder of NFL Quarterback Steve McNair. Outside of hosting Law and Crime, he is a regular law enforcement analyst on national TV appearing on such networks as Fox News, HLN, CBS, ID Discovery, Oxygen and TV One. Vincent hosts a weekly podcast, Beyond the Badge which discusses the latest police stories from a police officer point of view. Beyond the Badge airs Tuesdays at 8 PM EST on RadioInfluence.com