Justin Stivers - Estate Planner and Lawyer

Justin Stivers - Estate Planner and Lawyer

Justin Stivers, a University of Miami School of Law graduate, explains what triggered him to open his own law firm and why he lived in Honduras for three years.

ADVERTISER: This episode is sponsored by the Law Office of Vernon P. Thomas.

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Show notes

Justin Stivers is the founder and CEO of The Probate Law Firm. Once told that he could do anything with a law degree, Justin Stivers went to law school after a non-traditional path. After living in Honduras with the Peace Corps and considering a career as a scuba instructor, Justin Stivers found that being a lawyer was a great career for him. 


Justin Stivers decided to use social media to teach others about probate law and estate planning. After challenging himself to create content every day for a year, Justin Stivers found that consistency and authenticity allowed him to reach thousands of people. 


Listen to learn:


  • When to open your own law firm
  • How financial advisors and estate planners work together
  • Why philosophy is a great major for pre-law students


We also discuss:


  • How to test-drive living abroad (hint: don’t quit your day job)
  • Best career choices if you have a JD and philosophy background
  • What to do if you are miserable while practicing law


Justin Stivers is licensed to practice law in Florida and Tennessee. Learn more about You Are A Lawyer guest Justin Stivers:  


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stiverslaw/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcIyGEpme0t_h2R73CdKOBw 

LinkedIn: ​​https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-stivers-289b38100/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/justin.stivers


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