[Podcast] RL 116: Lauren Brunswick — Balancing Practicing Law and IVF Treatments: An Inspiring Story of Determination and Mental Fortitude

[Podcast] RL 116: Lauren Brunswick — Balancing Practicing Law and IVF Treatments: An Inspiring Story of Determination and Mental Fortitude

I am excited to have on Lauren Brunswick to continue to explore parenthood, IVF treatments, and the different, individual journeys we find ourselves on in navigating parenthood as practicing attorneys. Lauren is corporate counsel at a national nonprofit organization. She previously practiced law with a large international law firm and a boutique law firm.

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[Podcast] RL 113: Heather Weigler — Prioritizing Yourself After Motherhood to be a Better You and a Better Lawyer

[Podcast] RL 113: Heather Weigler — Prioritizing Yourself After Motherhood to be a Better You and a Better Lawyer

In this episode, I am excited to have Heather Weigler to talk about the importance of prioritizing yourself after motherhood – to be a better you and a better lawyer. Heather is a lawyer and stand-up comedian in Portland, Oregon. She works for the Oregon Department of Justice as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, regulating charities and their fundraisers.

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[Podcast] RL 112: Dineen Wasylik — Utilizing Your “You Time” to Maximize Your Billable Hours

[Podcast] RL 112: Dineen Wasylik — Utilizing Your “You Time” to Maximize Your Billable Hours

This week I am excited to have Dineen Pashoukos Wasylik on to talk about being an active mother and lawyer, and how utilizing the morning hours can revolutionize your days and allow you to maximize your billable hours. Dineen is the founder of DPW Legal in Tampa, Florida, a boutique intellectual property and appellate litigation firm where her team helps entrepreneurs protect everything that they have worked so hard to create and protects litigants in appellate courts.

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[Podcast] RL 111: Jaime Knepper — Finding Balance: Career Transitions for the Parent Lawyer

[Podcast] RL 111: Jaime Knepper — Finding Balance: Career Transitions for the Parent Lawyer

I am excited to have Jaime Knepper on to talk about how she found balance between her fulfilling career and wonderful family through a transition from law. Jaime is a federal government employee specializing in federal energy market regulation. Her current position is the inverse of her first legal career, advising regulated utilities and pipelines on compliance with federal requirements.

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[Podcast] RL 109: Jennifer Day — Recognizing How Depression Can Manifest and Staying Vigilant with Self-Care

[Podcast] RL 109: Jennifer Day — Recognizing How Depression Can Manifest and Staying Vigilant with Self-Care

In this episode, I am excited to have Jennifer Day on to talk about breaking down the stigma that comes with depression and how lawyers are susceptible. Jennifer served as a judicial law clerk in Anchorage, Alaska, then became a prosecutor in 2005 and has never looked back. She has prosecuted a variety of cases, and has also presented on the topic of depression amongst prosecutors across the state of California for the past few years.

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[Podcast] RL 108: Alexis Robertson — Being Mindful of the Macro and Using Meditation to Combat the Reactive Mind

[Podcast] RL 108: Alexis Robertson — Being Mindful of the Macro and Using Meditation to Combat the Reactive Mind

This week I am excited to have Alexis Robertson on to talk about the balance of self-care: remaining dutiful to responsibilities without martyring yourself for your work. Alexis is a lawyer turned Diversity and Inclusion professional. She attended the University of Michigan law school and practiced for 7 ½ years at Kirkland & Ellis and Seyfarth Shaw.

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