26 episodes

Windings Paths is a personal growth podcast for lawyers.
My goal is to empower you to take ownership of your own winding path sharing the lessons and stories of attorneys who've made interesting turns on their journeys, and the insights I've gained walking my own.
I invite you to grow with me.
May you walk your own winding path well.
Joseph Gerstel
Connect to me on LinkedIn and say hello - I can never have too many friends in my life: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephgerstel/
Follow me on Twitter and I'll follow you back: https://twitter.com/JosephGerstel

Winding Paths Joseph Gerstel

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Windings Paths is a personal growth podcast for lawyers.
My goal is to empower you to take ownership of your own winding path sharing the lessons and stories of attorneys who've made interesting turns on their journeys, and the insights I've gained walking my own.
I invite you to grow with me.
May you walk your own winding path well.
Joseph Gerstel
Connect to me on LinkedIn and say hello - I can never have too many friends in my life: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josephgerstel/
Follow me on Twitter and I'll follow you back: https://twitter.com/JosephGerstel

    Ep. 26 | Michael Fertik on Building Like a Zillion Companies and on Law School

    Ep. 26 | Michael Fertik on Building Like a Zillion Companies and on Law School

    Today I am talking to Michael Fertik. Michael Fertik is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Heroic Ventures, Reputation, SightGlass, b4.ai, and others. He is also the author of several books of fiction and non-fiction, including the New York Times bestseller The Reputation Economy and a frequent contributor to global media. He is a recipient of the TechAmerica Entrepreneur of the Year award and a WEF Technology Pioneer. He has taught at Har...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 25 | Mat Rotenberg of Dashboard Legal - Stop Lawyering Out of Your Inbox

    Ep. 25 | Mat Rotenberg of Dashboard Legal - Stop Lawyering Out of Your Inbox

    In this episode I talk to Mat Rotenberg. Mat is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dashboard Legal. If you're constantly searching through your emails to find documents, updating word checklists or Excel trackers, or just aren't sure which version of a document everyone is working on, Mat is here to save your life.Dashboard Legal is a project management tool for lawyers that lets you stop working out of your inbox and start working out of a centralized dashboard where you can easily find what you...

    • 54 min
    Ep. 24 | Aliza Shatzman on Accountability in Clerkships

    Ep. 24 | Aliza Shatzman on Accountability in Clerkships

    In this episode I talk to Aliza Shatzman, President and Founder of the Legal Accountability Project, a nonprofit focused on ensuring that law clerks have positive clerkship experiences. Aliza got her JD from Washington University School of Law where she was an associate editor for the Journal of Law and Policy. After Law School. Aliza clerked in the DC Superior Court during the 2019-2020 term, an experience we discuss at length in the episode. Aliza writes and speaks regularly about...

    • 58 min
    Ep. 23 | Greg d'Incelli - A Trial Lawyer Launches a Crypto Fund of Funds

    Ep. 23 | Greg d'Incelli - A Trial Lawyer Launches a Crypto Fund of Funds

    In this episode, I talk to Greg d'Incelli. Greg is a graduate of the University of Miami Law School and worked for a number of years as a trial lawyer trying plaintiffs’ personal injury cases before he parlayed an interest in crypto into his own crypto investing operation Scenius capital.As you'll hear more in the episode, Scenius runs a fund of funds of sorts in the crypto space, allowing investors to invest in one vehicle that is then spread out over a number of the best digital assets fund...

    • 42 min
    Ep. 22 | Keith Lee on Learning to Market Yourself, Building an Audience, and Whether Law School Makes Financial Sense

    Ep. 22 | Keith Lee on Learning to Market Yourself, Building an Audience, and Whether Law School Makes Financial Sense

    In this episode I talk to the wonderful Keith Lee. Keith is a graduate of Birmingham School of Law and is a principal at Sidebar Ventures. He is the founder of Associates Mind, a blog on being a better lawyer, and of a paid Slack community for lawyers called Lawyer Smack. Keith is also the author of the Last Week in Law newsletter.In this episode we bash lots of things, talk about marketing and selling yourself, and have lots more fun.Enjoy! If you have input, criticism, or guest suggestions ...

    • 49 min
    Ep. 21 | Adam Hootnick - Leaving the Law Behind for Documentary Filmmaking

    Ep. 21 | Adam Hootnick - Leaving the Law Behind for Documentary Filmmaking

    In this episode I talk to Adam Hootnick about never using his law degree and pursuing a media and filmmaking career instead.Adam is a graduate of Harvard Law School, but never did anything with his law degree. Instead, he went to work as a production assistant for MSNBC one day before September 11th, 2001. That was a very interesting time to start a job in New York city.Adam is now an award-winning filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. His most recent documentary, What Carter Lost, was name...

    • 47 min

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