#123: Top Lessons for Lawyers with Guest Nora Riva Bergman

Today’s special guest Nora Riva Bergman is an attorney, frequent speaker and author of the amazing new book 50 Lessons for Women Lawyers – From Women Lawyers.

Things you’ll learn in this episode:

  • The story of how Nora and I met, which says a lot about her as a person and how she’s supporting other women
  • Her career path including her eventual decision to leave the practice of law to become a coach and speaker
  • What happened to change everything in Nora’s life and the personal work she’s done to become more mindful and present
  • Nora’s insights and tips from coaching attorneys for over a decade
  • Why Nora wrote 50 Lessons for Women Lawyers – From Women Lawyers and how you can get involved

I was honored to write a lesson for the book, which was inspired from the most popular episode of this podcast. To meet all of the contributors and read an excerpt of her latest book, go to https://50lessonsforwomenlawyers.com/. You can buy a copy HERE.

Links Mentioned:





Episode #8: Why Saying Yes Means Saying No


Other Books Mentioned in the episode:


Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers


The Untethered Soul by Michael Winters


Meditations to Change Your Brain by Rick Hanson Ph.D. & Richard Mendius MD

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber



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Professional Bio

Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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