An Inside Look at 9th Unplugged

Open Ninth Episode 132

Two podcasts collide in this new episode of Open Ninth. Judge Alicia Latimore, host of 9th Unplugged, joins Chief Judge Lisa Munyon to talk all about how the audio series got started and how she came to be host of the show. After 10 episodes, she’s gotten to know many of our circuit’s staff and judges on a personal level in a time when socializing can be difficult. Listen in to hear her plans for 9th Unplugged in the future and what excites her most about hosting the show.


  • 00:56 – What is 9th Unplugged?
  • 02:07 – How it got started
  • 05:19 – How it brings people together
  • 07:53 – How she felt at the start
  • 10:20 – Best moments while hosting
  • 12:33 – What it means to be a guest
  • 16:54 – Future plans for the show

In this episode

Lisa T. Munyon

Chief Judge and Open Ninth host

Chief Judge Lisa T. Munyon has been a Judge with the Ninth Judicial Circuit for 18 years. She is the Ninth Circuit's first female Chief Judge.

Alicia L. Latimore

Circuit Court Judge

Judge Latimore has served as a Circuit Court Judge since 2006. She currently serves as the Administrative Judge for Problem Solving Court.