Author: Nicole Abboud

How Leveraging Her Network Helped Jennifer C. Duval Land Her Dream Job as Counsel at BET [GWL 08]

Jennifer Duval is currently counsel in the Los Angeles office of BET, a television network she has watched and admired since she was a young girl. Jennifer shares how she treated everyday of law school as an interview, proactively connected with professors and attorneys, and harnessed her PR and marketing background to help her excel at Read More

How to Become a More Effective Leader…Even if You’re an Introvert with Ryan Jenkins [GWL 07]

Ryan Jenkins is a millennial keynote speaker and author. He equips organizations and leaders with the next generation leadership, branding, and communication skills needed to thrive in today’s multi-generational marketplace. His mission is to help leaders become tomorrow’s leaders today.

Show Notes

“One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell … Read More

Empowering Artists, Entrepreneurs, and YOU to Create Unstoppable Careers with Jo-Ná Williams [GWL 06]

Jo-Ná A. Williams, Esq. founded J.A. Williams Law P.C. – The Artist Empowerment Firm in 2011 to provide artists and entrepreneurs with ways to successfully navigate their careers and provide assistance with business, entertainment and intellectual property matters. She founded Artist Empowerment Group in 2013 to advise artists on business, branding and marketing. Some of her clients have written best-selling Read More

On Finding Happiness and Fulfillment as a New Lawyer with Alison Monahan [GWL 05]

Alison is a former Biglaw attorney and is the founder of The Girl’s Guide to Law School, an online blog/learning resource created to help law students get what they want out of their law school experience. In this episode, we chat about her journey from Biglaw to unemployed to founding an awesome business which provides support for law students and Read More

Why a Fashion Law Attorney and Fashion Blogger Decided to Go on The Amazing Race with Jenny Wu [GWL 04]

Los Angeles Attorney, Jenny Wu, has taken her practice of Fashion Law to the next level! She channels her passion for the fashion industry into a profitable fashion and lifestyle blog called Good, Bad, and Fab. Not one to be limited by boundaries, Jenny became a contestant on the current season of The Read More

Why Entertainment Law Can Be a Sink or Swim Business with Kamal Moo [GWL 03]

Entertainment attorney Kamal Moo shares his journey from music major to entertainment attorney and music producer. Join me as I chat with Kamal about his transition into solo practice and his side business involving music production.

Show Notes

“Find something you love doing and you never have to work another day in your life.”

Recommended books:

Donald S. Passman … Read More

Why Going Solo as a Young Attorney Could Be the Best Decision Ever with Solo Practice University’s Susan Cartier Liebel [GWL 02]

Show Notes

“When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

Recommended book:

Craig Stull, Phil Myers, and David Meerman Scott – Read More

Intro and Top 4 Ways Gen Why Lawyers Are Shaking Up the Legal Profession [GWL 01]

 Welcome to the very first episode of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast. I am so excited to be starting off on this journey with you guys and gals.

This first episode is short and sweet. I offer a warm welcome to you, my listeners, and share with you why I truly believe our generation of young attorneys are … Read More