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The Happy Lawyer Project is an inspirational podcast for young lawyers looking to find happiness in life with a law degree. Each episode provides the tips, advice, encouragement and inspiration you need to craft a life and career you love. Welcome to the Happy Lawyer Project!

May 16, 2017

It's clear that marijuana was the real winner in the last election. Ever since I’ve been itching to chat with a marijuana lawyer and learn about this growing industry. There are lots of innovative new firms popping up across the country, but I really wanted to chat with someone who was an early adopter. Today Lauren Davis shares her story of transitioning into marijuana law and growing a practice in a developing legal space. 

 

What you'll learn:

  • How Lauren decided to move from NYC to Colorado and fell into marijuana law
  • What it takes to be a marijuana lawyer and what it’s like day to day
  • Advice for lawyers considering a practice in marijuana law
  • Lauren’s prediction of the future of the legality of marijuana
  • Why you should attend conferences and strategies for making the most of your time there
  • The importance of finding a practice of law that aligns with your strengths and personality

Best Advice for Finding Happiness:

“Find an employer/ immediate supervisor who shares your values on the appropriate work-life balance. Get over the prestige of saying you work at a big firm. Most people don't care. Figure out what is most important in your life and make it happen.”



Connect with Lauren:

On Her website: (http://www.laurendavislaw.com/)

On Her Facebook group: (https://www.facebook.com/LaurenDavisLaw/)

 

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