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Many of us lawyers didn't have it all figured out from the start. It takes time to find your way in your legal profession. This podcast sheds light on some of the challenges that lawyers face in the earliest part of building their careers. Each week, our host, Anjie Vichayanonda, sits down with members of the legal profession, to chat about the paths they took to get where they are now, including the times they stumbled, the times they fell, and the times they needed a little help. To encourage candor, the attorney guests remain nameless, but their stories are laid bare for your consideration. From time to time, Anjie invites prospective and current law students to join the show as a guest host so that they can practice their interviewing skills and connect with lawyers.

This podcast is produced by Leg Up Legal, which provides a mentoring mobile app and curriculum to connect prospective law students to attorney mentors and teaches them how to build their first professional relationships. For more information about Leg Up Legal, please visit:

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Sep 18, 2020

This week, a CEO of a contracts management company describes her journey from law school to running her own company. She knew she wasn't made for the traditional law firm environment. As a white woman who learned Chinese, she new at a very early age that she wanted to be involved in international business. Shortly after law school, she went in-house for a tubing manufacturing company and eventually made her way to one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, eventually leaving to create her own company in a niche that most people don't even know exists--Contracts Management & Alternative Legal Services Providers. She discusses with Anjie the challenge she faced  to express her femininity - a metaphorical and literal "pink dress" surrounded by men in "blue and black shirts" who told her to "smile less." She explains how she survived the sexism to assert, and thrive, as the founder of her own contracts management company, and still be her own professional self.