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Buckle up and dive deep into the heart of Web3 with Jamilia Grier, a maverick in the intersection of law, business, and technology. Jamilia isn't just another voice in the podcasting realm; she's a force to be reckoned with – a top-tier strategist, legal mind, and visionary leader.

But it's not all business and tech jargon. Jamilia brings her authentic self to each episode – sharing not just her expertise but her journey, challenges, and the unvarnished reality of making a mark in the tech world. Expect raw conversations and insightful talks with some of the biggest players in tech.

Barely Legal in Web3 Jamilia Grier

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Buckle up and dive deep into the heart of Web3 with Jamilia Grier, a maverick in the intersection of law, business, and technology. Jamilia isn't just another voice in the podcasting realm; she's a force to be reckoned with – a top-tier strategist, legal mind, and visionary leader.

But it's not all business and tech jargon. Jamilia brings her authentic self to each episode – sharing not just her expertise but her journey, challenges, and the unvarnished reality of making a mark in the tech world. Expect raw conversations and insightful talks with some of the biggest players in tech.

    46. A Hidden Opportunity: What 90% of Lawyers DON'T See

    46. A Hidden Opportunity: What 90% of Lawyers DON'T See

    In this eye-opening episode of "Barely Legal in Web3," host Jamilia Grier explores a game-changing opportunity in the legal tech revolution that most lawyers are overlooking. Key highlights include:


    Personal Story: Jamilia shares her journey from a successful Global Head of Data Privacy to discovering the untapped potential in Web3 technologies.
    The Hidden Opportunity: Discussion of the intersection of law and Web3 technologies, including blockchain, smart contracts, and decentralized finance.
    Why 90% Are Missing Out:

    Barely Blockchain Program:

    The Importance of Web3 Competence:

    Call to Action: Encouragement for listeners to join the 10% leading the charge in Web3 legal innovation
    Resources: Information on how to join the Barely Blockchain program and community

    In this episode, Jamilia Grier challenges lawyers to recognize the fundamental shift in the intersection of law, technology, and business, urging them to seize the hidden opportunities in the Web3 space.

    • 12 min
    45. How to Navigate the Future of Digital Assets in Law with Prof. Tonya Evans

    45. How to Navigate the Future of Digital Assets in Law with Prof. Tonya Evans

    In this episode of Barely Legal in Web3, host Jamilia Grier welcomes Professor Tonya Evans from Penn State Dickinson Law School. Prof. Evans is a leading expert at the intersection of law, technology, and innovation. Join us as we dive deep into the future of digital assets in law, explore the necessary improvements in legal education to prepare lawyers for emerging technologies, discuss the ethical considerations in the tech space, and gain valuable career advice for young lawyers and those looking to pivot into tech-related legal practices.

    Key Topics Discussed:


    Introduction to Prof. Tonya Evans:


    Background and expertise in digital assets and technology law.
    Insights into her journey and contributions to the field.


    Future of Digital Assets in Law:


    How digital assets are transforming the legal landscape.
    Key trends and future developments in blockchain and Web3 technologies.


    Improvements in Legal Education:


    Necessary changes in legal education to prepare lawyers for tech-related challenges.
    Prof. Evans' insights on how law schools can better equip students for the future.


    Ethical Considerations in Technology:


    Key ethical issues lawyers face in the tech space.
    Strategies for navigating ethical dilemmas in digital assets and AI.


    Career Advice for Lawyers:


    Tips for young lawyers entering the tech field.
    Advice for experienced lawyers looking to pivot into tech-related legal practices.


    Inspiration Behind "Tech Intersect":


    What motivated Prof. Evans to start her podcast.
    The goals and impact of "Tech Intersect" in the legal tech community.



    Call to Action:
    Before we get started, make sure to subscribe to Barely Legal in Web3 on your favorite podcast platform and follow us on social media for updates on future episodes and exclusive content. If you find this episode valuable, please leave a review and share it with your network.

    Guest Information:


    Name: Professor Tonya Evans
    Title: Professor at Penn State Dickinson Law School
    Podcast: Tech Intersect
    Books: Digital Money Demystified

    Connect with Us:


    Host: Jamilia Grier
    LinkedIn: Jamilia Grier
    Twitter: @JamiliaGrier

    Join Barely Blockchain:
    If you're passionate about blockchain and want to take your legal career to the next level, join Barely Blockchain, our new online community for lawyers. Barely Blockchain offers comprehensive courses, networking opportunities, and chances to work with blockchain companies from all over the world. Visit Barely Blockchain to learn more and join.

    • 39 min
    44. Monday Recharge🔋Unmasking Your Potential: Embracing Your Authentic Voice

    44. Monday Recharge🔋Unmasking Your Potential: Embracing Your Authentic Voice

    In this episode of Monday Recharge, Jamilia Grier dives into the importance of finding and embracing your authentic voice as a professional. Jamilia recounts her experience of learning Chinese and the hesitation she felt in using it early in her career. She reflects on how overcoming this fear and embracing her unique skills and heritage unlocked her full potential.

    Key Takeaways:


    Self-Reflection: Understand who you are, your values, and what drives you.
    Embrace Vulnerability: Be honest about your strengths and weaknesses.
    Seek Feedback: Engage with trusted colleagues or mentors for constructive feedback.
    Practice Consistency: Show up as your true self consistently.
    Celebrate Your Uniqueness: Recognize that your background and experiences are assets.

    Action Steps:


    Reflect on aspects of your identity or skills you might be hiding.
    Find ways to incorporate your unique traits into your professional life.
    Seek feedback from trusted mentors or colleagues.
    Embrace and celebrate what makes you unique.

    Resources Mentioned:


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    If you enjoyed this episode, please share it with your friends and colleagues. Subscribe to our newsletter for more in-depth insights and behind-the-scenes updates at jamiliagrier.com/subscribe.

    Connect with Us:


    Email: info@bytebao.io
    LinkedIn: ByteBao LinkedIn
    Instagram: ByteBao Instagram
    Twitter: ByteBao Twitter

    • 8 min
    43. Pivoting from Law Firm to Startup: Insights from Alice Chen

    43. Pivoting from Law Firm to Startup: Insights from Alice Chen

    In this engaging episode, we dive into the inspiring journey of Alice Chen, a lawyer turned entrepreneur and the co-founder and General Counsel at InvestaX and IX Swap. Alice shares her unique story, from her early life in Shanghai during the one-child policy to her family's move to the U.S. and her eventual path to becoming a pioneering entrepreneur in the blockchain and tokenization space.

    As a lawyer seeking to pivot into a new career or industry, you’ll find Alice’s journey particularly relatable and motivating. She talks about the challenges she faced, including identity crises and the leap from a stable legal career to the unpredictable world of entrepreneurship. Alice’s resilience and adaptability shine through as she discusses her experiences in top law firms and her eventual decision to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit.

    Discover how Alice navigated regulatory landscapes, secured crucial licenses, and built a groundbreaking tokenization platform. Learn how her legal background not only supported but also enhanced her entrepreneurial endeavors, providing valuable insights for lawyers considering a similar pivot. Alice’s story is a testament to the power of perseverance, adaptability, and the importance of loving what you do.

    Don’t miss this episode if you’re contemplating a career change or looking for inspiration to take the next step. Alice’s advice to "just go ahead and do it" will resonate with anyone aspiring to live a life without regrets.


    Stay updated with more inspiring stories and practical advice by signing up for our mailing list at jamiliagrier.com/subscribe.

    • 41 min
    42. Monday Recharge 🔋Turning Problems into Opportunities: The Power of a Positive Pivot

    42. Monday Recharge 🔋Turning Problems into Opportunities: The Power of a Positive Pivot

    In this episode of Monday Recharge, Jamilia Grier dives into the transformative power of viewing problems as opportunities. Drawing from her personal experiences, Jamilia shares how a significant career challenge led her to reassess her skills and passions, ultimately giving birth to ByteBao. Discover three actionable steps to turn any problem into a catalyst for growth:


    Identify the Root Cause
    Reframe the Problem as a Challenge
    Take Immediate Action

    With a blend of personal anecdotes, scientific insights, and motivational tips, this episode is designed to equip you with the mindset and tools needed to thrive in the face of adversity.

    Call to Action:
    Don't miss out on more practical advice and inspirational stories. Subscribe to Jamilia's mailing list at jamiliagrier.com/subscribe to stay updated with the latest episodes, exclusive content, and more!

    Tune in and get ready to turn your setbacks into comebacks!

    • 8 min
    41. Building a Diverse Tech Future: A Conversation with Pariss Chandler

    41. Building a Diverse Tech Future: A Conversation with Pariss Chandler

    In this episode of Barely Legal in Web3, host Jamilia Grier sits down with Pariss Chandler, creator of the viral hashtag Black Tech Twitter and founder of Black Tech Pipeline. Pariss shares her inspiring journey from working in service jobs to becoming a software engineer in predominantly white tech environments. They discuss the significance of Black Tech Twitter in mobilizing a global community of Black technologists, the challenges and successes of DEI initiatives in the tech industry, and the potential of Web3 and AI to create more inclusive spaces. Pariss also offers valuable insights on the importance of community support, representation, and the need to educate and empower the next generation of Black technologists. Tune in to learn about the transformative power of diversity in tech and how you can be part of the change.



    You can connect with Pariss on Twitter here, or find more info about Black Tech Pipeline here.



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    • 33 min

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