Author: Nicole Abboud

Dating, Love, and Relationships as a Lawyer with Dr. Robert Riordan [GWL 100]

Dating in general can be difficult! Dating as a lawyer…now that’s a challenge. My guest today is Dr. Robert Riordan. He is an attorney and licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy and counseling services to individual adults, as well as therapy and mediation services to couples.

What we chat about in this episode:

  • If lawyers’ personality styles conducive to healthy relationships
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Improving Your Physical and Nutritional Health with Christie Miller [GWL 99]

Christie Miller is founder of Eat Train Win, where she coaches in the areas of health, nutrition, and happiness. She is a former financial analyst, corporate lawyer, and LA County Sheriff. Christie is a total badass.

What we chat about in this episode:

  • What led Christie to leave her high paying, high powered job as a corporate attorney
  • How her work took
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Experimenting is Fun [March Recap Bonus Ep.]

This month, I venture into uncharted territory with cold emails. After speaking with a business coach, I learned a lot of new business development techniques I hadn’t thought about but am excited to implement.

In this episode, I discuss how I was able to narrow down my ideal customer description, aka my avatar, how I sent out cold and warm emails and which ones worked best, how … Read More

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 out whom your target client is, how Read More

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 inspiration from her real
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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 episode:

  • How he started
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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 young lawyer listeners have grown, and where I … Read More

Letting Go [Feb Recap Bonus Ep]

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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 new website nicole@genwhylawyer.com

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

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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 later, Jodi is still traveling and … Read More

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

 

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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 about in this episode:

  • How
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