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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!

Apr 3, 2018

Whether you're at a firm, in-house or a solo practitioner, being a lawyer can involve long, lonely days?  Do your friends and family struggle to relate to your #lawyerprobs? Keith Lee started Associate's Mind to help lawyers learn the things we actually need to know to be better lawyers! He recently increased impact by when he launched LawyerSmack, a private community for lawyers. On today’s episode Keith and I talk about the ups and downs of creating content for lawyers, how he makes decisions, and the power of community. 

Use the following link to get $20 off your membership at LawyerSmack!


What you’ll learn:

  • How his Associate's Mind came to be
  • How Keith was able to keep his blog running for 8 years   
  • The systems Keith implements into his daily routine
  • About LawyerSmack, a private online community for lawyers
  • What’s next for Associate's Mind and LawyerSmack
  • The importance of finding a supportive community
  • The possibilities and benefits of creating online relationships


Best Advice for Finding Happiness

“We all suffer under the illusion of control and their is so little in our lives that we actually control.”


“The only thing that you have absolute control over in your life is your attitude and your approach to the day.”



* Cal Newport, Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

* Cal Newport, Deep Work

* Daniel Pink, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

* Sean Achor, The Happiness Advantage

* Sean Achor, Big Potential


Connect with Keith:

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On LinkedIn:  

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