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When Experience, Expertise, Success & Dedication Matters, Meet Atlanta Attorney Sarah Stottlemyer

Q: When did you know you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field?SS: I knew in Kindergarten that I wanted to be an Attorney so I could help people. My Dad was an attorney in the 60’s and practiced Civil Rights law, so I was taught at a young age the importance of being a voice for those that did not have one.Q: How long have you practiced law?SS:15 yearsQ: What type of cases do you generally handle? SS: I personally only handle workers’ compensation c..

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Passionately Working for the Results You Deserve; Meet Atlanta Attorney Attorney Ecleynne Mercy

Q: When did you know you would pursue a career in the legal field?EM: When I was five years old. At my kindergarten graduation, everyone was asked what they wanted to do… kids said doctor, teacher, mailman etc. I didn’t see the option that I wanted. I tossed and turned the night before graduation and then I figured it out. I scribbled something on a purple construction paper… kid-like hieroglyphics and I practiced the statement that I learned from Primetim..

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Response, Reliability & Results Fighting for Your Legal Rights, Meet Attorney Mia Frieder

Q: Why did you choose to become a lawyer?MF: I really enjoy helping people. As a plaintiff’s lawyer, I represent individuals and families, not companies. One of the privileges of my profession is that I get the opportunity, not only to meet different people, but to learn about them. In order to represent someone in an adversary proceeding like a trial, you have to know about your clients. So, I get the opportunity to be drawn into their lives. It’s a ..

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A Law Firm that is Client Driven with Proven Results Meet Atlanta Attorney Anita Lamar She Makes it Right When You’ve Been Wronged

Q: When did you know you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field?AL: As early as elementary school I had an interest in being a lawyer. In high school, I debated and did well. I later received a debate scholarship to attend college. After I graduated from college, I worked for a small law practice. My experiences as a debater and working at a law firm solidified my desire to practice law.Q: What expectations did you have after graduating and recei..

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Putting Her Imagination to Work with Understanding & Commitment Meet, Atlanta Attorney, Johnetta G. Paye, Esq.

Q: How old were you when you knew you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field? JP: I was about 8 or 9 years old. Initially, I wanted to be an actress. I was going to be the next Whoopi Goldberg. I grew up in an immigrant household so being an actress was frowned upon. I was encouraged to become a doctor, lawyer, or something that my African parents considered sensible. Then I thought about what could I do to support people in the arts. I decided to be..

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Dedicated to Your Health & Well-Being Meet NaPortia Mitchell, Dr. of Physical Therapy

Q: When did you realize, your career path would be in Healthcare?NM: As a kid, I was always involved in athletics and naturally wanted to have a “job” that would allow me to enjoy sports. With the help of my mom, I found the perfect career path for myself. I have literally wanted to be a physical therapist since 7th grade. Interesting enough, every job I had was aligned with my ultimate goal of becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Q: What expectations di..

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A personalized Approach to your Well-Being, Feel better, Move Better, Be Better Meet Chryston Fadeyi, Dr. of Physical Therapy

Q: How old were you when you knew you wanted to pursue a career in Healthcare?CF: Gosh I can’t even remember it has been so long … as old as I can remember. Originally I wanted to be a veterinarian at like 5 years old till my freshman year in high school then I was introduced to PT/OT (I was in a magnet health program that introduced various health career fields) and I fell in love and stuck with this path since.Q: Did you consider going to another Univers..

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Enjoying the Sweet Life, Meet Kupcakerie Co-Owner Kascha Adeleye

Q: I understand it all started when you baked your first cupcake without help from any ready-made box from a grocery store. Can you share with us, what encouraged you to begin baking from scratch?KA: My first passion is for teaching, which naturally makes me a nerd with a weird love for science. I was curious to see what would happen as I used different ingredients. An extra ¼ tsp of salt or baking soda makes a HUGE difference. This need to explore and ex..

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With a Track Record That Speaks for Itself, Meet Atlanta Real Estate Agent, Lorraine Beato, Delivering Results, You Deserve!

Q: Share with us why you chose Real Estate as a career.LB: I would say that real estate chose me. I started as a college intern working on the mortgaged backed trading floor for Merrill Lynch. I will never forget my first day at Merrill Lynch when my boss sat me down to explain “the birth of a Ginnie Mae”. Little did I know that would lead me into a lifelong career in real estate. I’ve always been fascinated by the old historic castles, palaces and mon..

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Law, Justice & Results, Building on a Tradition of Success Meet Atlanta Attorney, Lyle Griffin Warshauer

Q: How old were you when you knew you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field? LGW: 18 years old, when I was a freshman in college. I thought I wanted to be a doctor and was in the pre-med program; but I took a Constitutional Law class as an elective on a whim and I instantly fell in love with the law. I changed my major to political science, with a minor in history – the quintessential pre-law scenario! By the time I graduated I was pretty sure th..

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Setting the Standard for Fairness & Equity in the Criminal Justice System, Meet Community Engagement & Movement Building Counsel for the Southern Center for Human Rights, Tiffany Williams Roberts

Q: What led to your decision to pursue a career in the nonprofit sector?TWR: I was raised by a community organizer and was always taught that service to community was a part of life. I chose to become a community lawyer after attending law school and falling in love with both public defense and social justice activism. As a public defender, I yearned to do more for my clients than represent them in the courtroom. My friends and I co-founded a small commun..

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Working for Equality, Justice & Dignity in our Criminal Justice System Meet Southern Center for Human Rights, Executive Director Sara J. Totonchi

Q: What is your SCHR about and what do you all do?ST: The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) is working for equality, justice, and dignity in our criminal legal system. Our mission is to end capital punishment, mass incarceration, and other practices that are used to control the lives of poor people, people of color, and other marginalized groups in the Deep South. We do this through death penalty representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, an..

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Healthy Salads, Soups & Sandwiches, Meet Chef/Owner Jenny Levison, Serving up a New Space of Taste!

Q: Can you tell us what you thought your career path would be after High School? JL: I went to Carnegie Mellon to study acting … my original plan was to have a fifty-year Broadway career! Q: When did you know you wanted to be a Chef? JL: I don't consider myself a Chef, but I realized that I wanted to be in the hospitality business full-time at the age of 30. I always loved to cook and entertain. Even as a kid, I cooked special meals for my parents and set ..

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Surving the Most Influential Craft Cocktails, Meet 18.21 Bitters & The James Room Founders, Missy & Kristin Koefod

Q: Let’s start at the beginning, share with us where life took you after high school graduation.MK: Well I took off for a year to race mountain bikes and ski and then I moved to Atlanta!Q: Can you share with our audience at what time in your life did think about law as a career?MK: My dad was a lawyer, so I think ever since I saw him studying for the bar exam when I was a little kid. It always was a fanatic career choice to me.Q: What was your first job? ..

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A Boutique Law Firm that is Client Focused & Results Driven, Meet Atlanta Attorney Lerae Funderburg

Q: How old were you when you knew you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field? LF: If I’m being completely honest, I sort of fell into the law. I was one of those people that everyone always told was smart and that I should go to law school. After graduating with my bachelor’s in criminal justice, law school seemed like the next logical step. I wasn’t sold on the idea then, so I applied to grad school simultaneously. I always wanted to be an elementar..

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Making it Possible Through Legal Knowledge & Wisdom, Meet Atlanta Attorney, Christine L. Mast

Q: How old were you when you knew you wanted to pursue a career in the legal field? CM: Honestly, I was not one of those kids who always knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. I don’t think I made the decision until my senior year in college after taking the LSAT, the GMAT along with interviewing for jobs.  Q: What expectations did you have after graduating and receiving your law degree?CM: Very few actually. With my student loans, I knew I would have t..

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