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 holds a juris doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University. He is the anchor and executive producer of The Daily Debrief on the Law&Crime Network. The broadcast is a recap of the day's most compelling trials and court proceedings. DISCLAIMER: This website is for general informational purposes only. You should not rely on it for legal advice. Reading this site or interacting with the author via this site does not create an attorney-client relationship. This website is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Speak to a competent lawyer in your jurisdiction for legal advice and representation relevant to your situation.
Angelica Spanos — On-Air Host
Angelica Spanos is a broadcast journalist, who has worked in the industry for nearly ten years. She has reported for local and national television news outlets including ABC News and CNN's Money Matters in New York city, WTIC in Hartford, CT, and WBOC in Salisbury, MD. As a reporter, she has covered several national trials and crime stories, including Aaron Hernandez's arrest. Additionally, Spanos has been live on the scene from national breaking news stories like the Boston Marathon Bombings, the aftermath of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, and the 2016 Presidential Election. Angelica has a Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The George Washington University.
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 Buckmire — On-Air Host
Brian Buckmire is a felony trial attorney and Law&Crime host. Buckmire is also a homicide defense attorney in a New York City Public Defenders office. He has a J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law.
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.
Julie Rendelman — On-Air Host
Julie Rendelman is a former Deputy Bureau Chief with the Kings County District Attorney’s Office Homicide Bureau where she was lead attorney in over 60 jury trials, including homicide, rape, and other felony offenses. During her tenure at the office, Julie was the lead prosecutor in thousands of criminal cases, including over 60 jury trials. Most notably, Julie was the lead prosecutor in the kidnapping and brutal murder and dismemberment of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky while he attempted to walk home from school. While working as a prosecutor, Julie also taught Criminal Procedure as an Adjunct Law professor at Brooklyn Law School. After leaving the office, Julie opened the Law Offices of Julie Rendelman, where she handles all aspects of criminal investigation and prosecution in both state and federal jurisdictions. She has been named Top 100 Trial Attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Julie Rendelman is a legal analyst and fill-in host for the Law and Crime Network where she shares her extensive knowledge of the law with the public.
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
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.
Stacey Delikat — On Air Host
Stacey Delikat is an award-winning reporter and anchor with more than a decade of experience covering major news stories and high-profile trials from around the country. She joined Law & Crime in 2018. She can also be seen on Fox 5 News in New York City.
Terri Austin — On Air Host
Terri Austin is a legal analyst who appears on a number of networks including Law and Crime, Fox News, Cheddar TV, Black News Channel, and Canadian TV. Formerly a trial attorney for Richards & O’Neil and the NYC Law Department, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California, Chief Corporate Policy Officer for S&P Global, and General Counsel for AIG Domestic Claims. Terri is an honored recipient of The Network Journal’s 25 Influential Black Women in Business in 2008, and Top Diversity Executive by Black Enterprise in 2011. She is a member of the New York City Bar Association and actively serves on a number of non-profit boards. Terri holds a BA in political science from Grinnell College, a JD from Columbia University School of Law, and a MS from Columbia School of Journalism.