100 episodes

First founded on Instagram in July 2017, (@lawyer_stories,) the Lawyer Stories Podcast discusses lawyers and law students journeys to the practice of law.

The Lawyer Stories Podcast Benjamin Gold

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 370 Ratings

First founded on Instagram in July 2017, (@lawyer_stories,) the Lawyer Stories Podcast discusses lawyers and law students journeys to the practice of law.

    Ep 111 | Suzi Hixon | Legally Blissed Community: Assisting Female Attorneys to to Advocate for Themselves

    Ep 111 | Suzi Hixon | Legally Blissed Community: Assisting Female Attorneys to to Advocate for Themselves

    The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 111 features Suzan Hixon, founder & CEO of Legally Blissed, business consultant, certified life coach, trademark attorney & founder of Hixon Law in Louisville, Kentucky.  We discuss Suzi’s lawyer story and career as a trademark attorney and why she decided to launch the Legally Blissed Community; encouraging and assisting female attorneys to design their work around their life and not the other way around.  Legally Blissed provides the “how” to transform women into self-advocates, helping identify what brings success and offering support along the way. Suzi and I also discuss the importance of working in a healthy mental space and why boundary setting is so critical.

    • 47 min
    Ep 110 | John B. Quinn | Big Law Litigation Trailblazer & Pioneer

    Ep 110 | John B. Quinn | Big Law Litigation Trailblazer & Pioneer

    The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 110 features John B. Quinn, Founder of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, the largest law firm in the world devoted solely to business litigation and arbitration.  Quinn Emanuel is known as the “Most feared law firm globally.”  Mr. Quinn is a graduate Cum Laude of Harvard Law School and is a litigation trailblazer and pioneer.  John shares his lawyer story with us, his interests away from the law and tell us about his podcast, “Law, disrupted.”  We further discuss how Covid-19 impacted Quinn Emanuel, the Artist-in-Residence program, and what is next for the heavyweight litigator.

    • 34 min
    Ep 109 | Julie Oktanyan | Los Angeles Workers Comp Warrior

    Ep 109 | Julie Oktanyan | Los Angeles Workers Comp Warrior

    The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 109 features Julie Oktanyan, Founder & Lead Trial Attorney at Julie O Law, APC, serving Greater Los Angeles, focusing on worker’s compensation and personal injury.  Julie shares with us that being an advocate for injured workers is less about numbers and more about assisting her clients to revive their careers from injury so clients can proceed with their lives.  Julie tells us in her lawyer story that she emigrated from Armenia at a young age, and taking a stand for those more vulnerable and suffering felt so spontaneous and organic to her that she belonged fighting for others.  Julie has over twenty-years of experience, recently launched Julie O Law and treats her clients like family.

    • 46 min
    Ep 108 | Jonathan Marko | Strong Advocate for the Citizens of Greater Detroit

    Ep 108 | Jonathan Marko | Strong Advocate for the Citizens of Greater Detroit

    The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 108 features Jonathan Marko, Principal Attorney & Founder of Marko Law in Detroit Michigan, focusing on personal injury, employment law and civil rights. We discuss Jon’s lawyer story and how seeing inequalities while growing up lead to his passion for civil rights work. Jon currently holds Michigan’s largest employment law verdict (2019) and takes great pride in his empathetic and compassionate approach to his clients. Jon is involved in Trial Lawyers University and has been recognized by local and national news outlets for his work in the legal field.

    • 33 min
    Ep 107 | Josh Schwadron | Picking a fight with Billboard Lawyers

    Ep 107 | Josh Schwadron | Picking a fight with Billboard Lawyers

    The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 107 features Josh Schwadron, Founder and CEO of Mighty. Josh didn’t take the traditional path into the legal world. He earned his law degree with aspirations of entering the political ring. He excelled in law school and even earned the title of prosecutor for the honor court and graduated a semester early. After graduating, Josh entered the business world as a tech entrepreneur as he was infatuated with innovation. That path led him to start Mighty, a company challenging the Personal Injury industry by reinventing how lawyers are incentivized by prioritizing client’s interest through transparency and ethical operations. Learn how Mighty is changing the game and in this episode of Lawyer Stories Podcast. Read more about his story here: https://thelawyerstories.com/2022/08/10/why-we-picked-a-fight-with-billboard-lawyers-and-how-you-can-join-us/

    • 35 min
    Ep 106 | George Graves III | Atlanta Attorney's Vision Realized

    Ep 106 | George Graves III | Atlanta Attorney's Vision Realized

    The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 106 featuring George Graves III, Owner of the Graves Firm, LLC in Atlanta, GA, focusing on personal injury, criminal defense and business law. George shares with us that he knew he wanted to be a lawyer at twelve years old when his father, a Special Agent in the FBI for twenty-five years, took him to the courtroom to observe.  George takes pride in putting in the daily hard work and shares with us that in 2014 an article featuring him stated his future plans were to one day open his own law firm, The Graves Firm.  It’s been a vision realized for George.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
370 Ratings

370 Ratings

Trez5 ,

5 Stars and Highly Recommended

As a young and recent law graduate it is of the utmost importance that I have the opportunity to listen, learn, and grow from others of all backgrounds. I highly recommend this podcast, mostly because every episode is so unique and it adds value to the legal profession and diversity as a whole. I look forward to seeing what is next to come.

Ray Petty, Esq ,

Amazing Platform!

Thank you Lawyer Stories for giving attorneys in our profession a voice outside of the courtroom! This platform allows us to speak to our communities not only about what we do in our profession but who we are as people! Please like, share, a subscribe! Lawyer Stories, you rock!

jsyk5787 ,

A must listen for any attorney

Benny absolutely crushes it in every episode and I learn something new from each guest. I’m so thankful for this show and the lessons and insights I’ve gained from listening to it are incredibly valuable for my growth. Keep ‘em coming!!!

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