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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!

Feb 7, 2017

 

Have a Big Dream but feel stuck in Big Law? Have you ever considered launching that passion project while keeping your day job? Today I chat with an associate who did just that, Corey Laplante. As a junior associate, Corey founded the Associates’ Committee, a grant foundation that raised $200,000 in its first year! In this episode we chat about how Corey decide to pursue this passion project, how he got buy-in at his Firm and what you could be doing to bring more fulfillment to your practice.

What you’ll learn:

 

  • Why Corey started a grant foundation while working as a BigLaw Associate
  • How to get buy in from your firm for your passion project
  • How Corey finds the energy and motivation to run the Committee
  • Why happiness comes from being intentional

 

Connect with Corey:


On his Website: (http://www.associatescommittee.org/)


On Twitter: (https://twitter.com/associates_cmte)


On Facebook: (https://www.facebook.com/associatescommittee/?fref=ts)

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