I am excited to have Marcus Shute, Jr. on this week to talk about staying true to yourself and what makes you unique as a lawyer, as compared to the “rubber-stamped” version of what a lawyer should look like. Shute is a sports and entertainment Attorney at the Shute Law Office in Nashville, TN. He enjoys leveraging his first-hand experiences and acquired knowledge of the law to shape the legacy of his clients.
[Podcast] RL 106: Brittany Allison — Striving for Success that is Coupled with Happiness and Fulfillment
Brittany Allison is a corporate associate at Greenberg Traurig. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions and strategic transactions in healthcare and private equity. I am excited to have her on this week to talk about how to find joy as a diverse attorney and how to pursue a career you will enjoy.
In this episode, I am excited to have Tiffany Southerland on to talk about owning your past to better understand yourself and your future. Tiffany is the founder of Four Corners Coaching, where she helps ambitious professionals leverage their stories and strengths so they can maximize their career success. After practicing law, Tiffany transitioned to higher education and eventually back to a law firm in a recruiting role.
I am excited to have Samara Anderson on this week to talk about the effects of stress in the practice of law and the difference proper mitigation of stress can have for the mindful lawyer. Samara’s legal work has evolved from litigation to public service as an in-house legal and policy advisor with the State of Vermont. She has combined her mindfulness practices with the practice of law in her Mindful Practices workshops to reduce stress and increase productivity and happiness.
This week I am excited to have Gina Alexandris on to talk about life in and beyond law practice and managing transitions. For over 20 years, Gina has been inspiring and supporting individuals and organizations to strategically define their hopes and achieve their goals. Gina is passionate about personal and professional development, diversity and inclusion, and developing strong relationships and networks.
Janine Sickmeyer is the CEO and Founder of NextChapter, a web application for attorneys to prepare, manage and file their bankruptcy cases online. She is particularly fascinated in the intersection between law and technology, and is passionate about sharing her story with female entrepreneurs and business leaders to help them overcome challenges when starting a new venture.
In this episode, I am excited to have Jane Springer on to talk about physical and mental health for the modern woman lawyer. Jane is a Certified Life, Wellness and Style Coach who works primarily with women lawyers who are struggling with their weight due to stress eating.
I am excited to have Joan Williams on this week to talk about gender and race, and how they play out in the workplace through her new “Bias at Work” survey. Joan is a Distinguished Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings. Her path-breaking work helped create the field of work-family studies and modern workplace flexibility policies.
This week, I am excited to have Billie Tarascio on to talk about starting and operating a law firm that focuses on putting a wellness culture first. Billie is a family law attorney and the owner of Modern Law and Modern Law Practice, LLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Modern Law has been recognized as one of the fastest growing and culture-forward firms in the country through it’s focus on employee wellness and whole health.
Robyn Pollack is CEO and Founder of Trellis Consulting LLC. A business strategist with an expertise in diversity and inclusion, Robyn increases financial return by teaching organizations to leverage their D&I initiatives more effectively. She was a restructuring lawyer for 20 years and addresses D&I issues through a distinct, business-oriented, strategic lens.