In the last episode of the year, I am thrilled to announce the new direction of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast! After interviewing over 45 amazingly courageous young lawyers, I’ve been inspired to finally pursue what makes me happy, both personally and professionally. Starting January 4th, 2016, I will focus my time, energy, and podcasting […]
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Rachel Wilson’s background is rich in volunteer and non-profit work. Following law school, Rachel worked at the Association of American Law Schools in Washington DC helping with their diversity and inclusion initiatives. She recognized the need for legal work in low-income communities, especially with students. Along with her full-time job at the Law and Leadership […]
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Caroline Turner is an engaging workshop facilitator, speaker, consultant, and author. Her passion is to help leaders achieve great business results by creating work environments where people thrive. Caroline is a former corporate executive and business attorney. She was senior vice president and general counsel of Coors Brewing Company. Now, Caroline is the principal at […]
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This is a special episode, cosponsored by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division in connection with the Young Lawyer Toolkit. You can access the toolkit by visiting www.ambar.org/younglawyertoolkit Sahmra Stevenson is the founding partner of S.A. Stevenson Law, LLC, with offices located in Rockville and Landover, Maryland where she focuses on family law, estate […]
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Don’t forget to join our young lawyer community email list. This is a special episode, cosponsored by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division in connection with the Young Lawyer Toolkit. You can access the toolkit by visiting www.ambar.org/younglawyertoolkit My guest this week is Adam Landy, an associate at McNair attorneys in Columbia, South Carolina. […]
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This is the Gen Why Lawyer podcast. This is a special episode, cosponsored by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division in connection with the Young Lawyer Toolkit. You can access the toolkit by visiting http://www.ambar.org/younglawyertoolkit Bob Young is an attorney and partner at English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley in Bowling Green, Kentucky. For most […]
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This week, I welcome the amazing Ms. Paulette Brown, the President of the American Bar Association. President Brown is a partner and co-chair of the firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Locke Lord LLP. She has held many positions throughout her career, including as in-house counsel to a number of Fortune 500 companies and as a […]
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Alycia Kinchloe is an attorney in Philadelphia practicing family law, business law, disability and injury law. After working as the managing attorney at a law firm for many years, she decided to make the huge leap and open her own practice. Alycia is passionate about helping father’s with their family law matters and entrepreneurs with […]
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Chris Small is the owner of Emerald City Law Group in Seattle, Washington, and the charismatic host of The Art of Lawyering Podcast. In this episode, he talks to us about why it’s ok if you want to own a law practice but not necessarily practice law, how to be ok with pursuing what you […]
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Get your free copy of The Gen Why Lawyer’s “7 Ways to Shake Things Up as a Young Lawyer” here. Rob Schenk has created a name for himself as the go-to attorney for wedding industry professionals. Along with a thriving personal injury practice, Rob maintains a successful wedding industry blog. In this episode, Rob shares his tips […]
Today’s episode is special. It’s actually the audio replay of the live webinar I hosted last Friday, October 16th and it is all about building an unforgettable and irresistible personal brand as a young lawyer. Special Announcement: My Young Lawyer Branding Bootcamp is open for enrollment! The bootcamp is a 4-week, intensive online course where I’ll work with […]
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Save your spot for a FREE webinar on Building an Unforgettable and Irresistible Personal Brand as a Young Lawyers. Heather Riggs is a former attorney who now owns a marketing firm called Mind Mend Marketing, where she helps attorneys save time and gets clients with digital marketing. Should you feel guilty for turning down firm […]
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Get your freebie, “7 Ways to Shake Things Up as a Young Lawyer (Plus 1 that Will Completely Change the Game)” here. Show Notes Katie is an associate at Latham & Watkins practicing as an antitrust and white collar litigator. She is also serving as the President of Ms. JD a nonprofit org that supports aspiring and […]
Are you a lawyer who wants to learn how to podcast? Sign up for this FREE webinar on Sept. 30th, 2015 at 9am PT/ 12pm ET and learn all about podcasting for lawyers. Will is a recovering lawyer. After practicing for a few years, Will discovered that he wasn’t passionate about the law. So he transitioned. […]
Show Notes Shemia is a working mom, an attorney practicing plaintiff’s employment law, an Oregon state legislator, and a fabulous podcaster. She shares with us what inspired her to niche down to focus on working parents law, her love of learning through podcasts, and a few tips on becoming more efficient and productive as a […]
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Show Notes Glenn Meier is a partner at Holley Driggs Walch in Las Vegas, Nevada. He’s been practicing for over 25 years, focusing on business litigation. Now, he is working on transitioning his practice to focus on conscious business law! What is that you ask? Read below for the highlights. Important Stuff We Discuss in this Episode: Even […]
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Montina Portis went from living in a homeless shelter with a baby at the age of 19 to running a 6 figure company. In 2009, Montina started Youtube videos as a way to make friends after moving to a new neighborhood, while she worked for the largest IT financial company in the US. In 2014, she […]
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Are you on Instagram? If so, let’s connect! Find me @nic_abboud David Lizerbram is a business law strategist in San Diego, Ca. He guides businesses of all sizes to get to the next stages. In 2005, he opened his own practice focusing on helping entrepreneurs by bringing strategic projections to legal planning. What We Chat […]
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Sign up for our newsletter and receive your free copy of “7 Ways to Shake Things Up as a Young Lawyer (Plus 1 That Will Completely Change the Game). Gordon is a Los Angeles entertainment law attorney who helps creatives and business people in the entertainment industry bridge the gap between the creative mindset and business mindset. […]
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Hey young lawyers, show your support! Please leave a positive review + ranking in iTunes for the show! Jason Bay is a Gen Y marketing consultant helping young entrepreneurs make the transition from 9-to-5 to freedom with his business Gen Y Success, which is also the name of his popular podcast. Stuff We Discuss in […]
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Crystal Marsh is a lawyer turned millennial career and business coach, working with young people who are unhappy in their careers and lives. Crystal helps millennials discover their true calling, reach their full potential, and most importantly, find happiness! If you find yourself drawn to Crystal’s message and feel like she can help you work […]
Don’t forget to join our community newsletter! Sign up here. Lenise is a business attorney/legal consultant in Atlanta, Georgia, and she is a brand and leadership strategist, working with entrepreneurs and small businesses to help them build longevity in their businesses. From fearing public speaking to booking gigs as a branding and leadership speaker, Lenise has built […]
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Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming app, is a game changer for young lawyers! Download the app, follow me (@nicoleabboud), and let’s scope together. You’ll thank me 🙂 Show Notes Jacob is a superstar! He is an immigration attorney from San Diego, Ca with a thriving practice, a popular podcast, and several successful businesses. Jacob is redefining the meaning of […]
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This week, I had the pleasure of chatting with Mandy Woodland, a business lawyer from Canada. Mandy is a former scientist and medical researcher who decided to go to law school to escape her job as a molecular biologist. Now, she runs her own practice where she works with tech start-ups and businesses, helping them form and […]
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