Legally Balanced

Hosted ByAri Alvarez

Tipping the Scale for Diverse Attorneys

Ari Alvarez is a diverse partner at an AMLAW 100 firm and a certified career coach. She is passionate about helping diverse attorneys reach the next level in their careers. In the Legally Balanced Podcast, Ari will provide practical, bite-sized nuggets of career development, business development and related advice, in order to give diverse lawyers an edge in this very competitive field.


All Episodes

Episode 14. I  Hate Business Development! What do I do?

Episode 14. I  Hate Business Development! What do I do?   This is the seventh and last episode of our series on business development. We will close this series by addressing the elephant in the room, which is that many lawyers despise…

13. When Developing Business, Do NOT Do This!

13. When Developing Business, Do NOT Do This! his is the sixth episode of our series on business development. We will talk about some of the common blunders that lawyers make when they are trying to develop their book of business, and how to avoid…

12. Women and Diverse Lawyers Must Self-Promote

12. Women and Diverse Lawyers Must Self-Promote   This is the fifth episode of our series on business development. In this episode, we discuss why it is important for women lawyers and diverse attorneys to self-promote.   “If you want to…

11. Let’s Get Social… How Lawyers Can Leverage Social Media

11. Let’s Get Social… How Lawyers Can Leverage Social Media   This is the fourth episode of our series on business development. In this episode, we talk about the benefits of leveraging social media as part of your business development…

10. How Lawyers Get Business in the 21st Century

10. How Lawyers Get Business in the 21st Century This is the third episode of our series on business development. In this episode, we’ll talk about modern strategies that lawyers use to get clients in the 21st century.   “There are many…

9. Branding… Yes, It’s for Lawyers Too

9. Branding… Yes, It’s for Lawyers Too   This is the second episode of our series on business development. In this episode, you’ll get to know the importance of branding and how to create your personal brand.“   A strong, well-crafted…

8. It’s Never Too Early to Start Making It Rain

8. It’s Never Too Early to Start Making It Rain.   This is the first episode of our series on business development. In this episode, you’ll get to know the importance of getting clients and bringing in work to your firm.   “Some of you…

7. You Need Mentors, Sponsors, and a Personal Board of Directors

7. You Need Mentors, Sponsors, and a Personal Board of Directors This is the seventh and last episode of our series on creating a career plan for diverse lawyers. In this episode, we’ll discuss the importance of having mentors, sponsors and a…

6. Tackling Obstacles Common to Asian-American Lawyers

6. Tackling Obstacles Common to Asian-American Lawyers This is the sixth episode of our series on creating a career plan for diverse lawyers. In this episode, we’ll touch upon some of the common roadblocks that Asian-American lawyers face in their…