Author: Nicole Abboud

Improving Public Legal Decision-Making with Mariam Morshedi [GWL 121]

Leaving the law to launch a nonprofit is not easy. That’s precisely what today’s guest, Mariam Morshedi, did when she saw there was a need for simplified law. Mariam left her legal position at AARP to launch Subscript Law.  Subscript is a committed to enhancing the legal and political decision-making of Americans. She accomplishes this by breaking down legal concepts, Supreme Court cases, and government functions into visual explainers.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:  

  • How she channeled her interest in
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Leaders Love Company: A look into my new show [GWL 120]

I’m sharing a preview of my new show, Leaders Love Company, which launches this week. I explain the basis for the new podcast show, what I’m hoping to accomplish, and why you should tune in. 

I also share a few snippets from the first couple of episodes of the new show. 

I hope you like it! 

I would truly appreciate it if you SUBSCRIBED to the new show. 

Stay connected with me on my favorite platform, Instagram. … Read More

Launching a Non-Profit and a Podcast with Special Education Lawyers Amanda Selogie and Vickie Brett [GWL 119]

The fearless duo from Selogie and Brett, Amanda and Vickie, join us to share their insight on how they launched their law practice focused on helping children living with disabilities. They also share how they’ve channeled their passion for helping special needs children into their non-profit and their newly launched podcast.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • What it takes to be a special education law attorney
  • How they figured out it was
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How to Build a Sales Funnel to Generate New Legal Clients with Sam Mollaei [GWL 118]

Joining us today is young attorney and digital marketer, Sam Mollaei. In just over 2 years, Sam managed to grow his virtual law practice from zero to over 600 clients. He shares his insights on how to build a sales funnel that continuously attract clients to your law practice.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • How Sam’s content marketing efforts began to pay off about 12 months after he began writing blogs
  • What type
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How to Rewire Your Brain for Optimal Performance with Leila Nosrat [GWL 117]

The mind is powerful. There’s no doubt about that. But if you’re like me, then you haven’t learned how to tap into its power to unlock your full potential. Thankfully, Leila Nosrat is joining us today to teach us to do just that. She has perfected a 4-step process to help us rewire our brains in order to achieve our goals.

Leila is an attorney, mindset coach, and an academic success strategist. She is the host and … Read More

Winning Your Case in the Court of Public Opinion with Wayne Pollock [GWL 116]

Wayne Pollock joins us in this episode to share his insight on how lawyers, can use the press and various media outlets to help tell the stories of their clients and help shape the opinions of those who might have some say in the outcome of our clients’ cases, i.e. a jury or other decision makers.

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • What is the Court of Public Opinion and why should young lawyers know about
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Millennial Leadership and Constructing Effective Teams with Mark Beese [GWL 115]

I love leadership! That’s why I’m glad to have our guest, Mark Beese, on the show today. Mark is a leadership expert and he’s here to chat about how Millennial lawyers can step up and become the leaders they are meant to be.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • How lawyers can learn to become better leaders
  • The impact of leadership on business development and sustainability of firms
  • Why Mark believes Millennials will save the legal profession
  • Why it’s
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Best Biz Dev Tips from Clio Conference Attendees [GWL 114]

Between trying to remain calm before presenting at the Clio Cloud Conference and trying to enjoy the conference as an attendee, I managed to snag 4 short interviews with some of the attendees. The question I asked them? What is your best business development tip for getting your first client (or any client!)?

I was grateful that I recorded my quick chat with the following individuals who contributed their insight on this question:

Rehan Hasan, corporate attorney and business … Read More

Taking 100% Responsibility for Your Happiness with Okeoma Moronu [GWL 113]

Is happiness an inside job? How can we, as lawyers, take responsibility for the choices we make that ultimately impact our level of happiness? Joining us this week is Okeoma Moronu, a young attorney and host of The Happy Lawyer Project Podcast where she explores this concept of happiness.

What You’ll Learn

  • How she transitioned from BigLaw to in-house counsel
  • How she manages the pressures of being part of a small in-house legal team
  • Why she launched The Happy
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How to Nurture Your Connections and Get Referrals with Lou Shapiro [GWL 112]

If you’re wondering how to make the best use of your connections, then my guest today, Lou Shapiro, will certainly shed some light on how to go about doing that. Lou is a state and federal criminal law attorney, and he is a master at making friends online and offline and nurturing those relationships into referrals and opportunities.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What experience is needed in order to eventually open your own practice as a criminal defense
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