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Season 1, Episode 10

Clarissa Rayward on finding happiness in the practice of law

by | May 10, 2019 | Podcast, Season 1 | 0 comments

Clarissa Rayward, also known as ‘The Happy Family Lawyer’, specialises in helping couples stay out of Court and work together to reach a resolution to their relationship breakdown. A practising family lawyer,she is the Director of the Brisbane Family Law Centre, a multidisciplinary practice.
 
Clarissa is based in Brisbane, Australia is a speaker, author, and hosts the popular podcast “Happy Lawyer, Happy Life”.


SHOW NOTES

 Some of the items we cover in the episode include (numbers are time codes):

  • How Clarissa went from studying marine biology, to interior design to a practicing lawyer
  • How to provide a delight experience to clients even (or perhaps especially) when they are going through difficult situations -> 8.04
  • Developing a client centric practice to deliver law in a different way -> 9.14
  • Why empathy is so powerful in the practice of law. What is the difference between sympathy and empathy, and how the latter can elevate your practice -> 10.48
  • The origins of the “Happy Lawyer” -> 15.06
  • How to avoid/manage burnout & stress as a lawyer or any other professional -> 18.30
  • How to identify things in your life that cultivate happiness -> 23.28
  • The science behind gratitude -> 25.50
  • Failure is ok, and learning from failure; restarting -> 31.15

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    Special guest: Clarissa rayward
    Clarissa Rayward, also known as ‘The Happy Family Lawyer’, specialises in helping couples stay out of Court and work together to reach a resolution to their relationship breakdown. A practising family lawyer,she is the Director of the Brisbane Family Law Centre, a multidisciplinary practice.
     
    Clarissa is based in Brisbane, Australia is a speaker, author, and hosts the popular podcast “Happy Lawyer, Happy Life”.

     

    Connect with Clarissa on LinkedIn, her blog, podcast, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

    Host: abhijat saraswat

    Abhijat (“Ab”) Saraswat is a non-practicing Barrister, and holds a BSc. in Forensic Science and Neuroscience from the University of Keele.

    Ab is the host of the Fringe Legal podcast. In addition, Ab works as the Director of International Business at Litera Microsystems helping some of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms with their technology needs. His work focuses on helping lawyers to create & deliver higher quality legal services, faster.

     

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