My guest this week is litigation attorney, Don Bivens. Don is a partner at Snell & Wilmer in Phoenix, Arizona. He handles complex litigation of all types and corporate investigations. He has tried cases involving securities fraud, patent infringement, trade secrets, lender liability, environmental liability, professional negligence, officer and director liability, products liability, employment discrimination, […]
Sue is known as The Instagram Expert. She is a nationally-recognized speaker and online teacher of all things social media, specifically, Instagram. Sue loves sharing her knowledge of how Instagram can be used to build communities and businesses. Sue joins us to share some tips on how lawyers can use IG to attract the ideal […]
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Kerrian is a jill of all trades. She runs an immigration law practice with her partner, Pouyan. She also runs a business called Vinco where she coaches law students studying for finals and for the New York and New Jersey bars. She is also the associate director of academic success at a New York law […]
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My guest this week, Dana Robinson, is possibly the most distant attorney I’ve had on this show. At the item of the interview, Dana was in Bali, running his law practice remotely, and enjoying life. In this episode, Dana and I discuss what it takes to set up systems in order to manage our practices […]
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If you haven’t joined our young lawyer community, get on it! We’re waiting for you! Sign up for the newsletter here. Genavieve is an entrepreneur, a wife, and lawyer who runs several businesses, including Damsel in Defense and Damsel Goes Bare. She is sparkly, pink, and makes no apologies for it. Gena has figured out […]
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Be sure to sign up for our Gen Why Lawyer community weekly email newsletter! Tamsen Horton is a lawyer and business owner who helps smart proactive business owners understand the legal impact of their business decisions. She also helps equip lawyers with knowledge and confidence to rock their careers. What we cover in this episode: […]
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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 […]
Take the 2015 Listener Survey and help me create a better show for you in 2016. Please share your thoughts here. Erin’s lifelong love for music led her to marrying her love for the industry with her knowledge of the law. Now, she owns her own practice where she’s able to protect musicians and music […]
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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