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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!

Aug 1, 2017

Emily Wilkinson and Sam Mazzeo are truly insightful, authentic, engaging people, and their path to starting their own firm is a fresh reminder of the things we can all do to bring more alignment to our lives at every juncture. Their firm specializes in “giving a damn about humanity,” and they have a passion for representing creatives. They provide accessible legal support for small businesses, nonprofits, and artists based on their values: authenticity, creativity, empowerment, and joy.


What you’ll learn:

  • The journey that led them to starting their own firm
  • Mistakes they made and lessons they learned along the way
  • Tips for leading a (professional) life in alignment with your core values
  • How they connected, found their footing as young lawyers, and began taking control of their path to align and reconcile their professional life with their values
  • How Emily took a leap in focusing and prioritizing her priorities from the very first conversations with Sam about starting the firm
  • How they started in alignment by focusing on where they were already known and knowledgeable
  • How they made the beginning of the firm work before they had all the details figured out
  • How they continuously cultivate a strong sense of self awareness
  • The first steps to rediscovering & finding your passions


Best Advice for Finding Happiness:


“Being present and wanting to be where you are is so important… Identify your passions.”





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