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Join your host Andrew Tisser and his guest Candace Alnaji, Esq, as they speak about how her experiences with motherhood and law practice pushed her to pivot and explore the creative side of her career. As a career strategist and someone who had her fair share of shifts in life, Candace uses her story and knowledge to help others navigate through and out of what is traditional in their careers. In this episode, Candace believes that it is okay to change plans whether you're five years or twenty-five years in a profession.
In this episode you will learn:
•"Certain aspects of law practice did not appeal to me."
•The identity crisis that most law practitioners face.
•Are your lawyers out to get you?
•Doctors and Lawyers: The Similarities and Differences.
•A piece of advice for young and any professionals in general.
About Candace Alnaji, Esq:
Candace Alnaji, Esq. is an attorney, career strategist, and workplace consultant. She is the founder of The Mom at Law®, PLLC, and Alnaji Career and Workplace Strategies, LLC. Candace began her legal career as a workplace civil rights attorney with The Law Office of Lindy Korn in Buffalo, NY.
After spending several years in practice and reaching many favorable outcomes for her clients, she pivoted to coaching and consulting work, helping burned-out workers navigate career transitions and educating employers on how to provide engaging, inclusive work environments.
As The Mom at Law, Candace specializes in helping early to mid-career women lawyers navigate career
transitions both in and outside the law. Through her platforms, she also educates on workplace rights and workplace strategy.
In addition to her advocacy work, Candace is a prolific writer and thought leader with an engaged social
media following of nearly 200,000 women across the globe. She has been called a revolutionary female
lawyer who boldly breaks down tradition by Attorney at Law Magazine, a top working mom blogger by
Working Mother Magazine, and is widely celebrated for "living her lawyer mom life out loud."
A physician's wife and mom of three (including twins), Candace understands the importance of creating
a life based on flexibility and authenticity. She and her husband juggle life, career, and parenting in Buffalo.
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