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Ruby Bolton | Guilt: The Working Mom’s Dilemma

Ruby Bolton | Guilt: The Working Mom’s Dilemma

Even as she excelled in her law career, Ruby Bolton felt guilty devoting so much time to work when she felt pressure to be spending more time raising her family. And vice-versa. It was only when she let go of what she felt society expected of her (and told herself it...

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Heather Quick | For Women Only

Heather Quick | For Women Only

For some lawyers, being an attorney, itself, is a calling. For others, the area of practice defines them. For Heather Quick, not only was she called to serve as a divorce attorney, helping her clients through one of the most trying times of their lives, she knew early...

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Regina Edwards | From Big Firm to Big Life

Regina Edwards | From Big Firm to Big Life

Regina Edwards experienced rapid growth when she first started her law firm – but the pace of work was unsustainable… even with eight employees. Even though she was making bank with her big firm, her overhead had her working around the clock. And none of it was making...

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Sarah Stewart | Creating it All

Sarah Stewart | Creating it All

In the early days of her practice, Sarah Stewart struggled to balance being a single mom and a solo practitioner. But when she changed her mindset and began re-prioritizing, she attracted better clients, ones who paid better, too.  What made the difference? She...

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Marjorie DiLima | From Overcoming to Overachieving to Overseeing

Marjorie DiLima | From Overcoming to Overachieving to Overseeing

Marjorie DiLima overcame addiction to move on and earn multiple advanced degrees in business and law. This marathon runner is now the managing partner of a thriving family law firm, and she shares her journey and the lessons she’s learned since her days as a “true...

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Sandy Van | One Lawyer, Three Businesses (and Counting)

Sandy Van | One Lawyer, Three Businesses (and Counting)

Sandy Van has a busy personal injury law firm… a real estate business… and a company providing virtual legal services. How does she find time in the day to do it all – and balance a home life?  She reveals how she’s used delegation to maximize her time and abilities…...

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Chavelys Alers | Why Built-in Breaks Make You a Better Lawyer

Chavelys Alers | Why Built-in Breaks Make You a Better Lawyer

You wear many hats when you start your own law firm, and it’s easy to get so caught up in the day-to-day business of taking care of others that you forget to take care of yourself. Chavelys Alers of the Alers Law Firm has found a way to fix that for herself. As a solo...

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Leslie Stewart | The Nimble Business Model

Leslie Stewart | The Nimble Business Model

Leslie Stewart’s law firm business boomed when the foreclosure crisis hit its peak in Florida. But she knew the day would come when--like all crises, this one, too, would wind down, and at that point, she'd need a better business model. Sustainable businesses, she...

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