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Legal Heroes is a new series that is a compilation of interviews of lawyers who have stepped up beyond their day jobs to help in the various crises created by this administration. This interview series is now a book! And the book will be available to purchase on Friday, October 2nd, 2020. You can search Amazon or wherever you buy your books! In this episode of Legal Heroes, I speak with my good friend Takao Yamada. Takao Yamada, a Seattle-based attorney, and entrepreneur is a co-founder of WIDEN. He previously helped found AirportLawyer.org. Yamada worked on the app after helping to coordinate the emergency legal response at SeaTac airport. He has worked in public policy and politics for a number of years. In addition to co-founding tech startups, Yamada has worked for the Washington State legislature and as a clerk for Justice Mary Yu. Yamada is a graduate of Georgetown Law and Hobart College. The Legal Heroes series is produced and edited by Nicole Lockett. Update: Here is a link to the book: https://www.amazon.com/Legal-Heroes-Trump-Era-Inspired-ebook/dp/B08KC7MBFV/ref=zg_bs_157006011_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=E4F4VZ90VX1JYET77BJ9