You Are A Lawyer: Take Risks and Change Careers in Law

By Kyla Denanyoh

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You Are A Lawyer is an interview podcast that promotes lawyers with fearless career changes, ambitious side hustles, and extraordinary lives. On this top-rated podcast, Kyla holds space for lawyers to be transparent and honest about their law school experiences, transitions out of the law, or the leaps they took to become a filmmaker, yogi, beauty brand founder, entrepreneur, etc. Ranked at 42 of the Top 90 Legal Podcasts, this podcast will motivate you to start that side hustle, challenge you to find a nontraditional career, and push you to embrace the hobby you’ve been hiding. So ask yourself, are you an ambitious lawyer who feels limited in your career? A law student who daydreams about impacting the world? Did you struggle with the bar exam, and now you’re bored with the law? Listen to You Are A Lawyer and discover new careers, amazing passions, and advice from lawyers who will motivate you to find new ways to use your law degree. Whether you’re working as an artist, tech investor, coach, or blogger, if you’ve graduated from law school, YOU ARE A LAWYER, and your law degree is valuable. Find more episodes and resources at Join the email list and get introduced to more fearless lawyers every week.

Episode Date
[REWIND] How to Navigate Employee Benefits Law feat. Misty Leon
May 23, 2024
How To Use Your Law Degree in Non-Traditional Ways feat. Tiffany Obeng
May 16, 2024
How To Balance Passion and Profit in Law feat. Joshua Brumley
May 09, 2024
[REWIND] How to Excel in Law School While Working Full Time feat. Terrance Pryor
May 02, 2024
How to Be More Authentic in Your Career feat. Hannah Beko
Apr 25, 2024
How to Network as a Young Lawyer feat. Larry Williams II
Apr 18, 2024
[REWIND] How To Improve Your Soft Skills as a Lawyer feat. Dena Lefkowitz
Apr 11, 2024
How To Promote Your Personal Brand at Work feat. Sara Williams
Apr 04, 2024
How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome as a Lawyer feat. Lauren Klein
Mar 28, 2024
How To Find a Fulfilling Career feat. Samantha Divine Jallah
Mar 21, 2024
How To Mentor Young Professionals feat. Michael Alder
Mar 14, 2024
[REWIND] How To Leverage Legal Skills in Marketing feat. Alban Brooke
Mar 07, 2024
How To Delegate Tasks and Expand Your Podcasting Reach feat. Kyla Denanyoh
Feb 29, 2024
How to Improve Productivity in the Legal Field feat. Karl Seelbach
Feb 22, 2024
[REWIND] How to Build a Career in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work feat. Jaya Saxena
Feb 15, 2024
How To Embrace Creativity as a Lawyer feat. Theresa Phillips
Feb 08, 2024
How Human Design Impacts Career Success feat. Sheila M. Wilkinson (Part II)
Feb 02, 2024
How To Avoid A Boring Legal Career feat. Sheila M. Wilkinson (Part I)
Feb 01, 2024
[REWIND] How to Manage your Finances and Money Mindset as a Lawyer feat. Rho Thomas
Jan 25, 2024
How To Navigate Risks in Nursing and Law feat. Felicia Luck
Jan 18, 2024
[REWIND] How To Succeed in Law with a Technology Background feat. Devin Zito
Jan 11, 2024
How To Sell A Law Firm feat. Victoria Collier
Jan 04, 2024
[REWIND] How To Start a Beauty Brand as a Lawyer feat. Erin Potempa-Wall
Dec 28, 2023
How To Advertise Your Law Firm (without being cheesy) feat. Keith Ligori
Dec 21, 2023
How To Hire a Short-Term Lawyer (and Why You Should) feat. Dan Reilly
Dec 14, 2023
How To Escape the Lawyer Bubble feat. Sarah Cottrell
Dec 07, 2023
[REWIND] How To Advocate for Equity in Education feat. Tramelle Howard
Nov 30, 2023
How To Protect Your Business and Intellectual Property feat. Alyssa Devine
Nov 23, 2023
How To Find the Best Lawyer for Your Case feat. Daniel Callahan
Nov 16, 2023
How Mentorship Improves Your Legal Career feat. Lisa Gill
Nov 09, 2023
[REWIND] How To Take More Risks With Your Law Degree feat. Kyla Denanyoh
Nov 02, 2023
How Coaching Makes Your a Better Entrepreneur feat. Yasmine Salem Hamdan
Oct 26, 2023
Mom's a Lawyer: How To Integrate Parenting With a Legal Career feat. Miriam Airington-Fisher
Oct 19, 2023
How To Find a Legal Job in Six Minutes (or less) feat. Jodie Zerega
Oct 12, 2023
How To Transform a Law Firm with Client Data feat. Kerri Coby White
Oct 05, 2023
How To Support a Podcast: Guest Reviews and Ratings feat. Kyla Denanyoh
Sep 28, 2023
[REWIND] How To Modernize Your Law Practice with Change Management and Technology feat. Maya Markovich
Sep 21, 2023
How To Excel with Different Legal Careers feat. Stephanie Clark
Sep 14, 2023
How To Create an Empire of Freedom with Your Law Degree feat. Aman Costigan
Sep 07, 2023
How To Change Your Legal Career at any age feat. Anne Hamer
Aug 31, 2023
How Executive Coaching Impacts Your Career feat. Laura Terrell
Aug 24, 2023
[REWIND] How To Navigate Political Campaigns in the Digital Age feat. Yladrea Drummond
Aug 17, 2023
How To Grow Your Law Firm with Informal Networking feat. Brent Nelson
Aug 10, 2023
How Mindset Impacts Bar Exam Passage feat. Yohanna Romero Baca
Aug 03, 2023
[REWIND] Law Schools Adds Up! Why an Accountant Became a Lawyer feat. Christina Lael
Jul 27, 2023
How Authenticity Impacts Your Legal Career feat. Bianca Jordan
Jul 20, 2023
How To Stay Motivated in Your Legal Career feat. Luis Scott
Jul 13, 2023
How Clerkship Transparency Creates Stronger Lawyers feat. Aliza Shatzman
Jul 06, 2023
[REWIND] Lawyer and Energy Coach explains How To Avoid Career Burnout feat. Emily Hirsekorn
Jun 29, 2023
How To Negotiate Like a Disruptive Lawyer feat. Bill Mitchell
Jun 22, 2023
[REWIND] Frequently Asked Questions about Podcasting with Kyla Denanyoh
Jun 15, 2023
How To Become an Exceptional Lawyer feat. Marco Brown
Jun 08, 2023
[REWIND] The Advantages of Being a Lawyer with a Nursing Degree feat. Irnise Williams
Jun 01, 2023
How To Revitalize Your Legal Career with Coaching feat. Whitney Harvey
May 25, 2023
[REWIND] How to Create a Fast-Growing Law Firm feat. Ali Awad
May 18, 2023
The Value of Board Membership feat. Samora Legros
May 11, 2023
[REWIND] The Power of Lawyer Referrals featuring Kisha Brown
May 04, 2023
How to Fight for Employment Benefits feat. Misty Leon
Apr 27, 2023
[REWIND] The Power of a Recovering Superwoman! Why Lawyers Must Delegate feat. Krista Lynn
Apr 20, 2023
How To Skip the Boring Stuff in Podcasting feat. Kyla Denanyoh
Apr 13, 2023
How Social Work Impacts the Lawyer Mental Health Crisis feat. Sara Ellis
Apr 06, 2023
REWIND! How to Untangle Happiness and Find Career Success featuring Becky Morrison
Mar 30, 2023
How a Tech CEO is Disrupting a Billion-Dollar Industry feat. Joshua Schwadron
Mar 23, 2023
REWIND! How To Create a Million Dollar Business and Skip the Bar Exam featuring Brandi Mowles
Mar 16, 2023
How To Price Your Legal Services Using Law Firm KPI's featuring Mike Chastaine
Mar 09, 2023
Why Data Driven Lawyers are Better Lawyers featuring Laurie Pascoe
Mar 02, 2023
How to Build a Business Abroad featuring Christine Job
Feb 23, 2023
How To Protect Your Legacy (and Assets) featuring Scott Rahn
Feb 16, 2023
How To Prepare for Success (and Achieve It) featuring Nick Troxel
Feb 09, 2023
How To Save Your Relationships with Mediation (or Divorce Like a Pro) featuring Debra Whitson
Feb 02, 2023
How To Create a Limitless Career featuring Cara Davis Little
Jan 26, 2023
Give Yourself Permission to Change Careers featuring Dena Lefkowitz
Jan 19, 2023
2023 Podcast Update featuring Kyla Denanyoh
Jan 12, 2023
How the You Are A Lawyer Podcast is Humanizing Lawyers
Jan 09, 2023
How Crimmigration Law is Changing America (and Why It Matters) featuring Sabrina Thompson
Jan 05, 2023
How Yoga Improves a Lawyers’ Journey and Practice featuring Dana Shaker
Dec 29, 2022
How to Modernize Personal Injury Law (and Law Firms) featuring Jonathan Rosenfeld
Dec 22, 2022
Stop Forgetting Yourself! Why Advocating For Yourself is Self Care featuring Suzi Hixon
Dec 15, 2022
How Subscription-Based Legal Services are Providing Access to Justice featuring Mathew Kerbis
Dec 08, 2022
How to Stop Playing Small featuring Esther Etim
Dec 01, 2022
How to Avoid Career Burnout with Micro Habits featuring Charlene Gisele
Nov 24, 2022
How Podcasts Can Save Your Life (And Boost Your Law Practice) featuring Robert Ingalls
Nov 17, 2022
Season Four Finale featuring Kyla Denanyoh
Nov 10, 2022
How to Have an Amicable Divorce featuring Nicole Kobis
Nov 03, 2022
How Comedy Made Me a Better Lawyer featuring Joel Oster
Oct 27, 2022
Why Legal Incubators are Creating Better Lawyers featuring Anne-Marie Rabago
Oct 20, 2022
How I Graduated from Law School with Honors After I Failed Out feat. SeNita McRae
Oct 13, 2022
How to Value Your Talents and Discover Career Success featuring Megan Smiley
Oct 06, 2022
How Philanthropic Giving Promotes Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Ed featuring Jera Oliver
Sep 29, 2022
Learn to Monetize Your Passions as a Travel Blogger featuring Francesca Chang
Sep 15, 2022
How To Budget Like a Lawyer and Become Financially Free featuring Rho Thomas
Sep 01, 2022
How Sales Funnels Create Million Dollar Law Firms featuring Sam Mollaei
Aug 18, 2022
Multiple Career Changes Inspired Me to Become a Career Strategist featuring Michelle Thompson
Aug 04, 2022
Why I Withdrew from the Bar Exam After I was Bullied Into Retaking It featuring Kate Dwyer
Jul 21, 2022
LLM vs JD: An Argument for Alternative Legal Degrees featuring Morgyn Jones
Jul 10, 2022
Digital Creators Have Unique Legal Issues (And Lawyers Must Take Notice) featuring Jon Tobin
Jul 07, 2022
How a Health Scare Made a Patent Prosecutor Change Careers featuring Krista Contino Saumby
Jun 23, 2022
From Intern to Data Privacy Counsel featuring Terrance Pryor
Jun 09, 2022
How Maternity Leave Sparked a Real Estate Law Practice featuring Rebecca Larson
May 26, 2022
Season 3 Wrap Up with Kyla Denanyoh
May 12, 2022
Why I Switched Sides; From Prosecutor to Criminal Defense Counsel featuring Christon Halkiotis
Apr 28, 2022
How to Increase Your Value with Non-Linear Career Moves featuring Jaya Saxena
Apr 14, 2022
How To Start a Law Firm Right After Graduation featuring James Mattox III
Mar 31, 2022
How Bold Women Lawyers are Changing the Rules featuring Sharon Christie
Mar 17, 2022
Why High School is the Right Time to Start Thinking about Law School featuring Jolene Blackbourn
Mar 03, 2022
From Software Developer to Lawyer and IT Director featuring Devin Zito
Feb 17, 2022
Why People Avoid Estate Planning (And How Lawyers Can Change This) featuring Justin Stivers
Feb 03, 2022
Why I Never Mention My Yale Law Degree featuring Elisabeth Steele
Jan 20, 2022
How Technology is Changing Law Firms (and Why Lawyers Don't Know It) featuring Maya Markovich
Jan 06, 2022
How to Knock Out the Bar Exam featuring Caroline Vickers
Dec 23, 2021
From $40k a Year to a Million Dollar Month featuring Ali Awad
Dec 09, 2021
How Food Consultants are Creating Stronger Farmers with Candace Spencer
Nov 25, 2021
How SettleShark Helps You Get Your Money Back (Legally!) featuring David Orozco
Nov 11, 2021
Why I Moved to Dubai to Teach American Law featuring Michelle Words
Oct 28, 2021
How Filmmaking Taught Me to Advocate for Incarcerated Persons featuring Katherin Hervey
Oct 14, 2021
Why Law Associates Hate Big Law (and What Law Firms Can Do About It) featuring Frank Ramos
Sep 30, 2021
FAQs about Podcasting and Guest Bookings featuring Kyla Denanyoh
Sep 16, 2021
How To Succeed as a Military Lawyer featuring Vernon W. Thomas
Sep 02, 2021
How Yoga Helps Law Students Pass the Bar Exam featuring Dana Shaker
Aug 19, 2021
How Energy Affects Your Work Performance as a Lawyer featuring Emily Hirsekorn
Aug 05, 2021
From Fourth-Gen Lawyer to Podcast Marketing Director featuring Alban Brooke
Jul 22, 2021
Why Pre-Law Students Need Mentors (and Practicing Lawyers Too!) featuring Anjie Vichayanonda
Jul 08, 2021
Superwoman is a Myth! Why Asking for Help Made Me a Better Lawyer featuring Krista Lynn
Jun 24, 2021
From First Gen Lawyer to Law School Administrator featuring Josue Jimenez
Jun 10, 2021
From Lawyer and Hobbyist to Full-Time Sculptor featuring Nathan Sawaya
May 27, 2021
How Big Law is Failing New Parents (And Why It Matters) featuring Lori Mihalich-Levin
May 13, 2021
Why I Went Back to Nursing After Becoming a Lawyer featuring Irnise Williams
Apr 29, 2021
Podcast Anniversary - BONUS Episode 2
Apr 16, 2021
Virtual Legal Internships are Changing Everything featuring Reza Yassi
Apr 15, 2021
How To Divorce in a Better Way featuring Susan Guthrie
Apr 01, 2021
How To Find a Black Legal Specialist (and Justis Connection) featuring Kisha Brown
Mar 18, 2021
How To Succeed as a Clothing Designer and Lawyer featuring Robert Uy
Mar 04, 2021
Prosecutors Are Misunderstood. Why Justice is my Client featuring Brianna Herman
Feb 18, 2021
From TV Executive to Podcast Lawyer featuring Gordon Firemark
Feb 04, 2021
2020 Recap - BONUS Episode 1
Dec 10, 2020
I Hated Law School But Love Being a Lawyer featuring Kyle Sherman
Nov 26, 2020
Why Unhappiness is a Puzzle and How Lawyers Can Solve it feat. Becky Morrison
Nov 12, 2020
I Quit My Job to Take the Bar Exam (and Passed!) featuring Jay Coleman
Oct 29, 2020
Why a Fashion Student Became a Brand Protection Lawyer featuring Anna Radke
Oct 15, 2020
From Family Lawyer to Beauty Brand Founder featuring Erin Potempa-Wall
Oct 01, 2020
An Argument For Doc Review! Why Repetitive Work is Great Training for Lawyers featuring Ruth Jeremiah
Sep 17, 2020
How Thrift Shopping Created a Legalprenuer featuring Andrea Sager
Sep 03, 2020
How to Survive Law School (and the Bar Exam) featuring Neena Speer
Aug 20, 2020
Deshani Senewiratne - Education Advocate and Lawyer
Aug 06, 2020
From Repeat Bar Taker to Political Campaign Strategist featuring Yladrea Drummond
Jul 23, 2020
This Movable Law Office Brings Lawyers to Your Door featuring Yale Spector
Jul 09, 2020
How To Attend Law School for FREE featuring Jasmin Robinson
Jun 25, 2020
How a Law School Grad Became a Business Marketing Superstar featuring Brandi Mowles
Jun 11, 2020
Ashley Roy - Executive Business Partner and Lawyer
May 28, 2020
First Gen Lawyer to Education Policy Manager featuring Tramelle Howard
May 14, 2020
Lawyers Use Math! Why an Accountant Went to Law School featuring Christina Lael
Apr 30, 2020
How To Create a Legal Career (And a Seat at the Table) featuring Kyla Denanyoh
Apr 16, 2020