Creating a Legal Career that Fits You with Joey Vitale [GWL 97]

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

Summary: My guest today is Joey Vitale, founder of Indie Creative Law – a law firm serving creative small businesses. Joey and I have been friends online for a while and, I finally decided to make it official by having him on as a guest. He shares a lot of great advice on how to figure out whom your target client is, how to build a thriving Facebook group that serves as your online hub, and how to create a legal career that fits you and your strengths.<br> What we chat about in this episode: <br> <br> Why Joey didn’t feel comfortable practicing as a civil defense litigator and how he transitioned to his current position<br> Why it’s important to notice the patterns that you build up during your day because they affect your habits when you’re not at work<br> How he came up with his firm’s name and why he rebranded soon after launching<br> How he identified his ideal client<br> What he values as a law firm and how he translates his value into pricing<br> The importance of niching down in order to understand your customers<br> Embracing the power of storytelling to help you engage with your Facebook group members<br> <br> Resources Mentioned<br> <a href=";qid=1490555137&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+happiness+advantage" target="_blank">The Happiness Advantage </a><br> Joey’s “viral” <a href="" target="_blank">post</a> about Etsy<br> Contact Information <br> <a style="color: #0a030a;" href="" target="_blank"></a><br> <a href="" target="_blank">Friends of Indie Creative Law</a><br>  <br> <a class="a2a_button_facebook" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="Facebook" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_twitter" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="Twitter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_google_plus" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="Google+" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_linkedin" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="LinkedIn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_pinterest" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="Pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_email" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="Email" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_tumblr" href=";linkname=Creating%20a%20Legal%20Career%20that%20Fits%20You%20with%20Joey%20Vitale%20%5BGWL%2097%5D" title="Tumblr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><a class="a2a_button_stumbleupon" href=""></a>