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For over 15 years, New Jersey native/Los Angeles-based Terrance Pryor has worn many hats in the music industry as a music blogger, music producer, and a radio host. In 2019, they began the blog MP3s and NPCs as a way to combine their love of music and gaming. With this podcast, Terrance, who can be seen on AXS TV’s Daytime Emmy-nominated program Music’s Greatest Mysteries, will discuss the latest news in gaming while showcasing some great musical talent from around the world. Contact Terranc ...
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You Are A Lawyer is an interview podcast that promotes lawyers with fearless career changes, ambitious side hustles, and extraordinary lives. On this top-rated podcast, Kyla holds space for lawyers to be transparent and honest about their law school experiences, transitions out of the law, or the leaps they took to become a filmmaker, yogi, beauty brand founder, entrepreneur, etc. Ranked at 42 of the Top 90 Legal Podcasts, this podcast will motivate you to start that side hustle, challenge y ...
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Kyla Denanyoh, host of the You Are a Lawyer podcast and owner of a podcast management company, shares her insights on the joys of being a part-time podcaster in this episode. From declining guests to managing burnout, Kyla discusses the importance of embracing amateur podcasting and finding balance in creating content while still enjoying other asp…
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Being a black man while writing about rock music in America for nearly 20 years really isn't fun. Here's my story. My website (MP3s and NPCs): https://mp3sandnpcs.com/ My article about Jann Wenner: https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/as-a-black-rock-critic-jann-wenners-words-proved-i-wasnt-welcome Old reviews from back in the day: https://terrancepryor.we…
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Holly Cope shares her journey from practicing law to helping lawyers create engaging podcasts in this episode. She discusses the importance of building a personal brand as a lawyer, documenting one's journey through law school, and overcoming limiting beliefs to excel in the legal profession. Holly's insights on leveraging a law degree for various …
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Elena Deutsch, a career coach on a mission to help women and non-binary lawyers find fulfillment outside of big law, shares inspiring stories of individuals who have transformed their legal careers through her program, Will. From setting boundaries to exploring new career paths, Elena's insights and guidance empower individuals to prioritize their …
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Brian Dixon, a lawyer turned digital nomad, shares his journey of transitioning from practicing law to running his own business as a copywriter while living in Bali. In this episode, Brian discusses his decision-making process, the support he received from his family, and the importance of embracing change and taking risks in one's career. Listener…
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Misty Leon, an experienced in-house employee benefits attorney at Texas Instruments, shares her journey of how she stumbled into the world of employee benefits law and found her passion for navigating complex federal laws to ensure compliance with benefit plans. In this episode, Misty discusses the intricacies of her role, the importance of staying…
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Tiffany Obeng, a lawyer specializing in employment discrimination, shares her journey of transitioning from practicing law to becoming a successful children's book author. Through her books, Tiffany aims to inspire young readers, especially Black children, to explore diverse career paths and embrace the power of literacy. Join us as Tiffany discuss…
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Joshua Brumley, a successful lawyer and entrepreneur, shares the story of starting his own law firm right out of law school and the importance of networking and marketing in the legal industry. He emphasizes the value of building a strong network of like-minded attorneys and continuously learning and growing in the field of law. Joshua's passion fo…
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Terrance Pryor shares his inspiring journey from a career in IT at General Motors to transitioning into the legal field, all while pursuing his law degree part-time. Through his determination and strategic planning, Terrance navigated through various roles in data privacy and DevOps, showcasing his ability to adapt and excel in different areas of e…
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Hannah Beko, a seasoned real estate lawyer and founder of Authentically Speaking, shares her journey of finding her authentic voice and helping other lawyers do the same. Through her coaching and training programs, Hannah empowers lawyers to navigate stress, burnout, and low self-esteem, encouraging them to explore diverse career paths and embrace …
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Larry Williams II shares his journey from starting his own solo law practice straight out of law school to eventually working as a criminal defense attorney for the Harris County Public Defender's Office in Houston. Throughout the episode, Larry discusses the importance of mentorship, the value of networking, and the versatility of a law degree, en…
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Dena Lefkowitz shares her journey from starting law school without a clear direction to finding fulfillment as a career coach and author in this episode. She discusses the importance of identifying values and soft skills in one's career, emphasizing that it's never too late to make a change and pursue what truly matters to you. Through her own expe…
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Sara Williams shares her story of self-discovery and growth in the legal industry, emphasizing the importance of breaking free from traditional norms to find fulfillment and happiness as a lawyer. From teaching at a law school to managing a firm and ultimately branding herself within it, Sara's story highlights the value of exploring different path…
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Hello, humanity! It's episode 12 of (probably) the only music and gaming podcast in the world! It's MP3s and NPCs, ya'll! Show notes Future Games Show 2024 spring edition (https://www.gamesradar.com/everything-announced-future-games-show-spring-showcase-2024/) Stardew Valley update is HUGE (https://www.stardewvalley.net/stardew-valley-1-6-update-fu…
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Lauren Klein shares her journey from big law to launching a coaching program for law students and new lawyers in this episode. She discusses the importance of mindset coaching, success coaching, and mindfulness in the legal profession, emphasizing the need for balance, health, and financial well-being. Lauren's insights highlight the versatility of…
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Samantha Divine Jallah, an experienced in-house lawyer and life coach at Radical Bench, shares valuable insights on navigating career changes and finding fulfillment in the legal profession. Having transitioned through different careers, Samantha emphasizes the importance of starting with oneself and utilizing one's skills and passions to create a …
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A special episode of the MP3s and NPCs Mixtape podcast surrounding the 2024 installment of the Treefort Music Fest. (https://treefortmusicfest.com/) Check out the musical artists! Shred Flintstone - "Waste Away With You" (https://linktr.ee/shredflintstone) Die Spitz - "Hair of Dog" (https://linktr.ee/diespit) The Thing - "Midnight" (https://thingth…
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Episode 11 of (probably) the only music and gaming podcast in the world! It's MP3s and NPCs, ya'll! Show notes FarmCon 24 dates (https://www.farming-simulator.com/newsArticle.php?&news_id=518/) Mt. Joy at Troubadour review (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/review-mt-joy-perform-a-sold-out-show-at-the-troubadour) Headbangers Rhythm Royale season three (…
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Michael Alder, a seasoned lawyer and mentor, shares his journey of personal growth and giving back in this episode. From navigating relationships to writing books on life skills for middle schoolers, his experiences during COVID-19 have shaped his perspective on mentorship and philanthropy. Join us as we delve into Michael’s unique approach to help…
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Episode 10 of (probably) the only music and gaming podcast in the world! It's MP3s and NPCs, ya'll! Show notes S.T.A.L.K.E.R. The Legends of the Zone Trilogy released (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/stalker-legends-of-the-zone-trilogy-lands-on-xbox-and-playstation-today) Frostpunk 2 coming in July (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/frostpunk-2-gets-july-2…
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Alban Brooke, former attorney and technology specialist who is currently the head of marketing for a podcasting company called Buzzsprout, delves into the journey of transitioning from a career in law to content creation in this episode. From discussing the impact of perfectionism from the legal field to the challenges faced in law school, Alban sh…
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The fourth mixtape episode of the MP3s and NPCs podcast. A special edition promoting New Colossus Festival in NYC. More information about New Colossus Festival: https://www.newcolossusfestival.com/ Check out these acts! Friend Of A Friend - “The Man That Loves Me” (https://www.instagram.com/friendofafriendband) Iceblynk - "Enter the Sky" (https://i…
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Episode nine of (probably) the only music and gaming podcast in the world! It's MP3s and NPCs, ya'll! Show notes Pokémon Legends: Z-A announced (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/pokmon-legends-z-a-announced-for-a-2025-release-on-the-nintendo-switch) Pokémon Trading Card Game Pocket announced (https://tcgpocket.pokemon.com/en-us/) Interview with M. Shad…
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Kyla Denanyoh, host of the You Are a Lawyer podcast, shares three significant leaps she has made in her journey as a business owner, mom, and wife in this special bonus episode for Leap Year 2024. From becoming a boss managing a team of four to creatively launching five new podcasts, Kyla reflects on her personal growth, including navigating mother…
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The third mixtape episode of the MP3s and NPCs podcast. Five songs from five great musical acts. Check out these acts! Handsome Jack - "It's Understood" (http://www.handsomejackmusic.com/) Fran Ashcroft -"Waiting For The Britpop Revival" (https://franashcroft.bandcamp.com/album/the-songs-that-never-were) Call Me Spinster “Married in My Mind” (https…
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Episode eight of (probably) the only music and gaming podcast in the world! It's MP3s and NPCs, ya'll! Show notes Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase (https://www.nintendo.com/us/whatsnew/nintendo-direct-partner-showcase-features-surprise-releases-and-details-on-new-nintendo-switch-games/) Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree trailer (https://www.youtube…
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Karl Seelbach, lawyer and the founder of Skribe.ai, a legal tech company joins us for episode 129 of the You Are a Lawyer podcast. Karl explains how Skribe.ai offers attorneys a more efficient and cost-effective way to capture legal testimony, such as depositions, using AI and software solutions. The platform allows attorneys to easily access video…
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The second mixtape episode of the MP3s and NPCs podcast. Five songs from five great musical acts. Check out these acts! Vial - "apathy" (https://vialband.bandcamp.com/album/burnout) (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/minneapolis-indie-punk-band-vial-announce-2024-north-american-spring-tour) Hurt Hawks - "Bunny The Bartender" (https://hurthawksmusic.band…
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Episode seven of (probably) the only music and gaming podcast in the world! It's MP3s and NPCs, ya'll! Show notes Street Fighter x Amoeba Hollywood (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/amoeba-hollywood-to-host-street-fighter-6-concert-and-panel) IGN Live in Los Angeles (https://mp3sandnpcs.com/home/ign-to-hold-ign-live-video-game-event-in-los-angeles-this…
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Jaya Saxena, a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) professional, shares her personal journey and experiences in this podcast episode. From her interdisciplinary education to her work in law firms and law schools, Jaya discusses the importance of DEI and how it can have a direct impact on individuals' lived experiences. She also offers valuable a…
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The first ever mixtape episode of MP3s and NPCs podcast. 10 tracks from 10 great rising acts. Check out the musical artists Majorette - "Tomorrow Is Forever" (https://majoretteband.bandcamp.com/album/forever-starts-tuesday) Fat Heaven - "Never Needed You" (https://fatheaven.bandcamp.com/album/trash-life) The Deathtones - "The Invisible Man" (https:…
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Theresa Phillips is a lawyer and artist who has found a passion for painting and creating vibrant, textured artwork. In this episode of You Are A Lawyer, Theresa shares her journey of self-discovery, from cutting her hair and embracing her artistic side to starting her own business and taking on commissioned pieces. She discusses the intersection o…
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We're so back. Gaming and anime news mixed with some new tunes. Show notes Steam Next Fest - https://store.steampowered.com/sale/nextfest Lies of P collaboration with Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty - https://www.liesofp.com/en-us/view/414/index.html Safe In Our World charity bundle - https://www.fanatical.com/en/bundle/safe-in-our-world-charity-bundle-202…
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Sheila M. Wilkinson is a lawyer, social worker, consultant, and career transition coach. Sheila also talks about her mission to help lawyers make aligned decisions, set boundaries, and focus on what they truly want to do rather than what they think they should do. She believes in reconnecting the intellectual self with the emotional self and offers…
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Sheila M. Wilkinson is a social worker, lawyer, career transition coach, and podcaster who spends half the year in Brussels, Belgium, and half the year in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her life is centered on taking risks, rejecting boring careers, and people-pleasing. In this episode, Sheila emphasizes the importance of connecting with people and offers…
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Rho Thomas, a money coach and lawyer based in Atlanta, Georgia, shares valuable insights on managing finances and developing a healthy money mindset in this episode. Rho helps lawyers improve their money mindsets and manage their finances effectively. From debunking the belief that money is complicated to discussing the importance of finding inspir…
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Felicia Luck, a registered nurse and CEO of Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting, joins the podcast to discuss her unique business that serves lawyers and attorneys. With her extensive medical knowledge and experience, Felicia helps attorneys navigate complex medical records, provide expert opinions, and offer valuable insights in cases involvi…
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Devin Zito, a technology professional and lawyer, shares his unique journey from running his own IT company to becoming the Director of Information Services and Corporate Counsel at Assurance Financial Group. He discusses the intersection of technology and law, the value of legal education in various industries, and the importance of embracing non-…
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Victoria Collier, a lawyer and founder of Quid Pro Quo, specializes in helping lawyers buy and sell law firms, as well as coaching law firms on how to build value and become sellable in the future. In this conversation, Victoria shares her journey of selling her own law firm, the importance of education and options in the legal industry, and the po…
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Erin Potempa-Wall, a lawyer turned beauty brand founder, shares her journey from practicing law to starting her own beauty company. She shares her experiences as a prosecutor and former law firm owner, her passion for equity and civil rights, and how her philosophy background helped shape her advocacy approach. What Can You Do with a Law Degree Aft…
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Keith Ligori, managing partner and founder of Ligori & Ligori Law Firm, shares his journey from working in the state attorney's office to building a successful personal injury practice. With a passion for trial advocacy and a dedication to helping clients, Keith discusses the importance of courtroom experience, family members as co-workers, and adv…
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Dan Reilly, the co-founder of Legably, a platform that connects lawyers, paralegals, and law students with short-term freelance opportunities, joins the You Are a Lawyer Podcast this week. Dan shares the story behind Legably's creation, the challenges of introducing freelance platforms to the legal profession, and how the platform revolutionizes ho…
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Sarah Cottrell, founder of the Former Lawyer Podcast, discusses the challenges and identity struggles that lawyers often face, the misconceptions surrounding the legal profession, and the importance of exploring alternative career paths. Sarah shares her journey from practicing law to becoming an entrepreneur and offers valuable insights for lawyer…
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Tramelle Howard, an external relations and policy manager, lawyer, and East Baton Rouge school board member, shares his journey from aspiring sports reporter to advocate for equity in education. He discusses his transition from law school to his current role and offers valuable insights on the importance of public-facing work. Creating Your Career …
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Alyssa Devine, founder of Purple Fox Legal, shares her journey from initially wanting to be a veterinarian to discovering her passion for intellectual property law and entrepreneurship. She advises law students and young lawyers on building relationships, embracing change, and finding the right career fit. The episode highlights the significance of…
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Daniel Callahan, a highly successful trial lawyer based in California, has a truly remarkable legal career. With a track record of securing massive verdicts and awards, including the second-highest verdict in Orange County history, Dan shares his secrets to success, emphasizing the importance of preparation, creativity, and hard work. We also learn…
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Lisa Gill, a business owner, law firm owner, and consultant shares her non-traditional path to law school, her experiences in the legal profession, and her passion for helping small business owners navigate the legal landscape. She also discusses her consultancy, Graygill Consulting, which focuses on empowering women and providing guidance on legal…
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Kyla Denanyoh shares her motivation for starting the podcast and how her legal education has impacted her career. She discusses the lack of content and conversations surrounding law school graduates who have not passed or chosen not to take the bar exam, and her desire to create a space for these individuals. Kyla also shares her personal journey, …
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Yasmine Salem Hamdan is a business owner, podcaster, and coach. After law school at Texas A&M, Yasmine started practicing IP and trademark law. In 2020, Yasmine founded Coaches & Company, which has helped more than a thousand entrepreneurs protect their businesses and brands. In this episode, Yasmine emphasizes the importance of being intentional i…
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Inspired by watching courtroom dramas with her grandmother, Miriam Airington-Fisher discusses her background and lifelong passion for law. From focusing on public defense and criminal law to running her firm and becoming an author and speaker, Miriam has a unique perspective on the legal practice because “moms a lawyer.” In this podcast episode, Mi…
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