PWB030: Faith and the Practice of Law - A Conversation with Attorney Andrea Harvey
Also check out the podcast episode on:
Black Attorney Excellence: Civil Rights Attorney, Tina Burnside, who co-founded the recently opened Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery
Please join the Practicing while Black e-mail list so that you can receive, for free, the PWB Community Newsletter and other updates.
Be sure to let us know what you think of the episode on social media using the hashtag #PWBVoices so that we can all follow the conversations being had about individual episodes. Also, consider using a second hashtag, #PodIn, which is a hashtag Podcasts in Color created to help others find podcasts by people of color.
After initially not passing the bar, Andrea M. Harvey found a fulfilling corporate job. However, things changed once she was passed for a promotion and asked to train the person who got the job. Through her persistence, now-Attorney Harvey passed the bar on her fourth attempt, and her faith led her to stop looking for another job and to establish her own law practice, the Harvey Law Office. Attorney Harvey, the self-proclaimed “Windy City Peach”, has created a thriving family law practice in Chicago and a podcast and video series called, Harvey Law Speaks. Most recently, Attorney Harvey authored a book, “Faith and Law: A Practical Guide of Faith and the Practice of Law”.
Listen in as Attorney Harvey discusses the feeling of isolation during law school, her journey through her attempts at the bar, and how she created her firm one step at a time.
Connect with Attorney Andrea Harvey:
Resources mentioned in this episode:
“Faith and Law: A Practical Guide of Faith and the Practice of Law” by Andrea Harvey
“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho
Click here to download the episode.