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

The platform I used to build my website: WordPress… Read More

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

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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 to get the most … Read More

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

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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 a summer off to figure … Read More

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 got myself my first client…sort’ve!

Resources Mentioned:

www.canva.com – graphic design website… Read More

On Building a Legal Tech Company with Alt Legal’s Nehal Madhani [GWL 87]

My guest in this episode is Nehal Madhani, attorney and founder and CEO of Alt Legal, a cloud-based IP docketing software. Nehal speaks regularly about the intersection of legal practice and technology.

What we discuss in this episode:

  • Why he decided to leave his BigLaw position to start a tech company
  • How he taught himself how to code
  • How Nehal gets
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Setting Up Systems for Building a Law Business with Franchise Attorney Josh Brown [GWL 86]

My guest Josh Brown, a franchise attorney and founder of The Law Office of Josh F. Brown in Indiana. Josh has built a thriving national practice helping people make smart franchise decisions, identify good franchise systems, work through franchise legal challenges, and grow through the franchise model.

Josh is also the creator and host of his very own podcast … Read More