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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!

Mar 27, 2018

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If you’ve been listening for a while, you know that a common theme throughout the show has been finding ways to include your passion in your life. Whether your passion serves as your main job now or you haven’t quite found a way to incorporate it into your life, today's show emphasizes the true importance of pursuing your passion. Jessica Childress of Juris Prudence LLC and The Childress Firm shares her story of how she left BigLaw in order to create more time for her passion. She runs her own firm an employment attorney and nurtures her creative side as a content creator for children and young adults.


What you’ll learn:

  • Jessica’s journey in the law
  • How Janet Reno inspired Jessica to pursue a career in the law
  • Jessica’s experience in BigLaw
  • How Juris P. Prudence was born
  • How to bridge the gap between BigLaw and your next endeavour
  • Fears that came up during Jessica’s transition
  • The mission behind Juris P. Prudence
  • Simple habits and processes to foster success
  • Keys to staying positive
  • The importance of protecting your time and energy


Best Advice for Finding Happiness


“Regardless of where you work...really find that passion and try your best to incorporate it into your life in some way.”



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