In this episode of the Asked and Answered: Lived and Learned series, Mia Yamamoto discusses the importance of fighting for those who come after you, and of advocating for yourself.
ABA Journal: Asked and Answered
Mia Frances Yamamoto is one of the most distinguished and successful criminal defense attorneys in Southern California. She has...
Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked as a...
U.S. Army veteran and criminal defense lawyer Mia Yamamoto decided to publicly transition genders when she turned 60. Being her authentic self was so important that she told herself, “I don’t care if someone shoots me the day after I transition. I’m going to transition. I’m going to die as a woman.” In this episode of the Asked and Answered: Lived and Learned series, Yamamoto discusses the importance of fighting for those who come after you, and of advocating for yourself. She describes her fears about how her transition would impact her career and her clients, and the “astonishing” response she’s received.
Notify me when there’s a new episode!
|Published:||June 25, 2018|
|Podcast:||ABA Journal: Asked and Answered|
Featuring top of the industry guests discussing various legal topics.
Karen Kaplowitz talks about how newer and older lawyers can work together and discover unique business development opportunities, while also having more a diverse...
Gary DuBoff talks about how to live within your means, how to figure out your set costs, and how to budget with what’s left...
Gerard Gregoire offers his own public speaking tips for lawyers and explains why it’s important to be authentic and connect with your audience.
Michael Anspach talks about his road to success after law school, his self-care tips and how he learned to quiet his mind.
Haley Taylor Schlitz talks about how she stays organized and discusses her summer planning before starting law school at Southern Methodist University this fall....
Patrick Krill speaks out about the issues and dangers of illegal prescription stimulants.