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Posts by Nicole Abboud

Creating a Legal Career that Fits You with Joey Vitale [GWL 97]

My guest today is Joey Vitale, founder of Indie Creative Law – a law firm serving creative small businesses. Joey and I have been friends online for a while and, I finally decided to make it official by having him on as a guest. He shares a lot of great advice on how to figure […]

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From Federal Prosecutor to Legal Thriller Novelist with Allison Leotta [GWL 96]

Today’s fabulous guest is Allison Leotta. For twelve years, Allison was a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in sex crimes, domestic violence, and crimes against children. Drawing on that experience, she now writes legal thrillers, for which she’s been dubbed “the female John Grisham.” What we chat about in this episode: How Allison drew […]

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The 3 Laws of Empowerment and Being Authentically You with Shawn McBride [GWL 95]

My guest today is Shawn McBride. He is licensed to practice law in 12 states and DC. Along with practicing, he is also a business strategist, a CPA, and a public speaker.  He works to empower business owners in their mission to build businesses that stand the test of time. What we cover in this […]

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Reflections on 2 Years of Podcasting with Nicole and Special Guest

We’re celebrating the 2 year anniversary of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast! Woohoo! Thank you to all of the listeners for the continued support. In this episode, I bring in a special guest to help me ring in year 2 of the podcast. We chat about how the podcast has evolved, how the community of […]

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Letting Go [Feb Recap Bonus Ep]

In this month’s bonus episode, I recap the trials and tribulations of building my new business – Abboud Media. I discuss building the new website, attending a whole lot of networking events, dealing with not meeting all of my goals for the month, and letting go of some control. Email me your thoughts on the […]

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Constructing a Food and Travel Business Through Storytelling with Jodi Ettenberg [GWL 92]

This is the last week of the Annual Listener Survey. Please share your thoughts to help improve the podcast here: www.bit.ly/2017gwlsurvey My guest today is Jodi Ettenberg. In 2008, she quit her job as a lawyer and set off to travel to Siberia for what she believed would only be a year but 9 years […]

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Defying Expectations as a Woman in Law and Tech with Catherine Krow [GWL 91]

  Got opinions on how to make this podcast better? Share your thoughts in my annual listener survey: www.bit.ly/2017gwlsurvey After practicing law for 17 years at top-tier firms, most recently as a Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Catherine Krow founded Digitory Legal, a cloud-based legal budgeting solution for lawyers and clients. What we chat […]

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5 Fundamentals of a Strong Internet Presence with Spotlight Branding’s Marc Cerniglia [GWL 90]

I’d love to hear your thoughts about how I can make this podcast better! Please take my annual listener survey at www.bit.ly/2017gwlsurvey. Thank you! Marc Cerniglia is a founding partner at Spotlight Branding. He is passionate about helping lawyers and law firms understand the truths and myths about internet marketing, and educating them on how […]

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The Powerful Role of Kindness in Your Legal Career with JoAnn Holmes [GWL 89]

Share your thoughts on how to improve the podcast over at www.bit.ly/2017gwlsurvey Our guest today is JoAnn Holmes. She is the founder of Holmes at Law, where she focuses primarily on business law and contracts, trademark and copyright, and software and tech. After working as in-house counsel for approximately 15 years, Jo decided to take […]

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Business From Scratch [Jan Recap Bonus Ep]

January was admittedly off to a slow start. Between teaching two classes at a local community college every day and preparing for a major conference presentation, I had very little time to focus on the business. However, I was able to check off some of the small items on my To-Do list, and I even […]

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