Can Women Have It All? with Janine Esbrand [GWL 107]

The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast: Inspiration, Growth, and Tactics for Millennial Lawyers and Attorney Entrepreneurs show

Summary: Lawyer, Mom, Coach, and Podcaster, Janine Esbrand, joins us today and shares her thoughts on how lawyers can go about planning for a family while working at a firm. What does that conversation with the employer look like? When should it happen?<br> Janine also shares her insight on how lawyers who feel “stuck” in their careers and lives can begin to find some clarity.<br> What we cover in this episode: <br> <br> * How Janine made the shift from private practice to in-house counsel<br> * Why she decided to step away from her firm job when she became pregnant<br> * If you’re considering starting a family and taking time off to have a baby, how do you start that conversation with your employer?<br> * The importance of building connections and your reputation within a firm prior to taking maternity leave<br> * How she started her coaching business – LightBox Coaching<br> * What are some of the obstacles she finds her lawyer clients facing when they’re considering making major career moves<br> * What are some questions you can ask yourself if you find yourself lost in your career and life<br> * Can women truly have it all? Can we have successful careers, motherhood, and a social life? It all comes down to one thing.<br> * What her podcast, More Than a Lawyer, is about and why you should be listening<br> <br> Contact Information:<br> Coaching website: <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> </a><br> <a href=""></a><br> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Than A Lawyer Podcast </a><br> Facebook – Being More Than a Lawyer<br> Free roadmap to returning to work:<br> <a class="a2a_button_facebook" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Facebook" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_twitter" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Twitter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_google_plus" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Google+" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_linkedin" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="LinkedIn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_pinterest" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_email" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Email" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_tumblr" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Tumblr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_stumbleupon" href=";linkname=Can%20Women%20Have%20It%20All%3F%20with%20Janine%20Esbrand%20%5BGWL%20107%5D" title="Stumble..."></a>