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Conversations to help you thrive in the legal profession.

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Conversations to help you thrive in the legal profession.

    Wellness for the New Year with Health & Wellness Coach Darleene Peters

    Wellness for the New Year with Health & Wellness Coach Darleene Peters

    This episode is titled, Wellness for the New Year with Health & Wellness Coach Darleene Peters and is hosted by a fantastic NAWL member, Shannon Humiston. Shannon is currently an associate in the bankruptcy, restructuring, and litigation group of McCarter & English LLP in Wilmington, Delaware. Shannon is joined today by health and wellness coach and NAWL member, Darleene Peters. Darleene has been a practicing attorney for 23 years and was recently promoted to partner at the firm Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore in New Orleans. Their conversation covers all things wellness for the new year!

    • 31 min
    Why Women Are Leaving the Law with Former Lawyer Sarah Cottrell

    Why Women Are Leaving the Law with Former Lawyer Sarah Cottrell

    This episode titled, Why Women Are Leaving the Law with Former Lawyer Sarah Cottrell, is hosted by NAWL member, Caryn Boisen who is a partner with Larson King in St. Paul, Minnesota. Caryn is joined by Sarah Cottrell, founder of Former Lawyer LLC, host of The Former Lawyer Podcast, and a Career Coach & Lawyer Mental Health Advocate. Their conversation today focuses on the Great Resignation, why women are leaving the law, and what steps attorneys can take to prioritize their own mental health and better their careers.

    • 36 min
    Beyond the Data: What We Need to Know to Make Meaningful Change

    Beyond the Data: What We Need to Know to Make Meaningful Change

    NAWLTalks Podcast Episode #7 focuses on the NAWL Survey, the lack of progression in the promotion and retention of women in the legal profession, and what we need to know to make meaningful change!

    This episode is a recording of a concurrent workshop that was hosted live at NAWL’s 17th General Counsel Institute. The conversation is led by Dr. Destiny Peery, the NAWL Survey Researcher, as well as a Principal Consultant for the Red Bee Group LLC, and the Interim Managing Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School, and Su Suh, who is the Pro Bono Racial Justice Counsel, as well as the co-chair for the NAWL Survey Committee.

    • 26 min
    Prioritizing Mental Health & Tackling Anxiety as a Lawyer

    Prioritizing Mental Health & Tackling Anxiety as a Lawyer

    Welcome back to the National Association of Women Lawyers Podcast, NAWLTalks, Conversations to help you thrive in the legal profession. This episode is hosted by two fantastic NAWL members, who both share their own challenges and successes with mental health as attorneys, Donya Feizbakhsh, a Staff Attorney at Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. and Mollie Kugler an attorney for von Briesen & Roper, s.c. They are joined in the episode by NAWL member, Wendy Tamis Robbins, Senior Counsel for Holland & Knight’s Boston office, as well as, an anxiety coach, self-proclaimed professional "panic-attacker" and the author of The Box: An Invitation to Freedom from Anxiety. Their conversation covers how to cope with and eventually transform your anxiety into your superpower, and, the importance of prioritizing your own mental health as an attorney.

    • 31 min
    Julie Rikelman & The Future of Reproductive Rights in the United States

    Julie Rikelman & The Future of Reproductive Rights in the United States

    Check out episode five of the NAWLTalks episode, Julie Rikelman & The Future of Reproductive Rights in the United States. This conversation is hosted by NAWL member, Jasbir Khalsa. Jasbir is Senior Corporate Counsel for Microsoft and an active member of the NAWL Marketing & Communications Committee. Jasbir is joined by NAWL member, Julie Rikelman, the Senior Director of U.S. Litigation for the Center for Reproductive Rights. Their conversation is focused on Julie Rikelman’s career milestones, her biggest challenges, including her experience arguing before the supreme court, and what’s at stake in an upcoming supreme court case for the future of reproductive rights and justice in the United States. 

    • 19 min
    Getting Back to Business Development

    Getting Back to Business Development

    The National Association of Women Lawyers, also known as NAWL, is pleased to welcome you back to our podcast, NAWLTalks, Conversations to help you thrive in the legal profession. Today’s conversation is hosted by NAWL member, Courtney Worcester. Courtney Worcester is a trial attorney in Holland & Knight's Boston office and a Co-Executive Editor for the Women Lawyers Journal. Courtney is joined by Ellen M. Keiley, CPC, and President of EMK Consulting Group, LLC that specializes in working with individuals and professional services firms – including the legal and accounting industries – to implement more effective marketing, PR, and business development strategies.

    • 24 min

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