The Truth About the Legal Profession


Tanner Jones, your host and Vice President of Business Development at Consultwebs, welcomes you to another episode of the LAWsome Podcast by Consultwebs. In today’s episode, Tanner is accompanied by Rachel Wickenheiser, former attorney, Harvard Law graduate, project manager at Consultwebs and author. After graduating from law school, Rachel clerked for a federal judge and then worked for two top law firms in Washington D.C.  Upon leaving private practice, she worked for the Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Federal Communications Commission. She then became director of the Legal Professional Preparatory Program at the University of Delaware, where she occasionally teaches as adjunct faculty. In August 2022, she published her first book, ‘The Truth About Law School: What You Need To Know Before You Commit,’ and that’s our topic for today!  

Key Takeaways: [0:18 Introduction  01:30 Objective behind writing ‘The Truth About Law School’  02:58 Main areas of opportunities for the legal industry 05:27 Mental health in the legal profession  08:20 Learning experiences from a legal profession  10:08 Advice for lawyers looking to venture new areas  14:10 Lawyers and digital marketing  15:45 Where you can find ‘The Truth About Law School’ 16:00 Final thoughts  

 

Best way to contact Rachel Wickenheiser: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-b-wickenheiser/  https://www.consultwebs.com/about-us//our-team/rachel-wickenheiser   

 

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