Podcast Episodes

Texas Power Grid Crisis! No Power for Days in Single Digit Temperatures! How Did Infrastructure Fail?

In February 2021, Winter Storm Uri plunged temperatures in the state of Texas to historic lows for nearly a week and neither the state’s infrastructure nor the power grid was prepared for this event. Texas energy litigation attorney Chrysta Castañeda joins the podcast to explain how the Lone Star State’s… There's MoreTexas Power Grid Crisis! No Power for Days in Single Digit Temperatures! How Did Infrastructure Fail?

Eminent Domain Jury Trials During the Pandemic. Do You Dare to Try Your Case On Zoom? Our Guests Did Just That!

Seattle superstar lawyers Matt Hansen and Tara O’Hanlon from the law firm of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP  have tried not one but TWO eminent domain jury trials during the COVID pandemic.  One was socially distanced in a convention center, and the other was conducted completely virtually via Zoom.  With millions of dollars of agency… There's MoreEminent Domain Jury Trials During the Pandemic. Do You Dare to Try Your Case On Zoom? Our Guests Did Just That!

Sea Level Rise, Wildfires, and COVID-19–OH MY!! Brad Kuhn Examines Each!

Nossaman, LLP’s Brad Kuhn joins your hosts to discuss sea level rise and wildfires in the context of inverse condemnation, as well as the projected effects of COVID-19 on the real estate market and the Uniform Relocation Act.  Our SoCal attorney friend also gives his assessment of Snoop Dogg and Sublime in… There's MoreSea Level Rise, Wildfires, and COVID-19–OH MY!! Brad Kuhn Examines Each!

This is how we do it! Turbocharge your rise to the top of the right of way industry!

Welcome back, Infrastructure Junkies! Season 2 of the Pendulum Land Podcast kicks off with some grand ideas on how to enrich your career in the right of way industry. Tim Drennan and Amir Vafamanesh from the International Right of Way Association join your hosts with their tips and tricks.  Along… There's MoreThis is how we do it! Turbocharge your rise to the top of the right of way industry!

Andrea Carolan Joins Us from The Land Down Under! (Part 1)

This is the first episode of a two part series with Aussie right of way expert, Andrea Carolan.  Andrea educates the Pendulum Land crew on the Australian right of way industry.  Learn how her country handles  “Compulsory Acquisition” (eminent domain) and “Disturbance” (relocation benefits) and find out how she has… There's MoreAndrea Carolan Joins Us from The Land Down Under! (Part 1)

Jeremy Hopkins Presents the Landowners’ Perspective on Eminent Domain and the Uniform Relocation Act.

Landowner attorney Jeremy Hopkins brings buckets of his Kool Aid to the Pendulum Land Podcast crew. He presents the landowner’s perspective on the inequities of eminent domain and the shortfalls of the Uniform Relocation Act…and manages to get Ross’s dander up in the process.  Listen to his explanation as to… There's MoreJeremy Hopkins Presents the Landowners’ Perspective on Eminent Domain and the Uniform Relocation Act.