Why People Avoid Estate Planning (And How Lawyers Can Change This) featuring Justin Stivers

Justin Stivers explains the importance of empathy as a lawyer and how consistency converts social media followers to clients.

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.

Why People Avoid Estate Planning (And How Lawyers Can Change This) featuring Justin Stivers

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Why People Avoid Estate Planning (And How Lawyers Can Change This) featuring Justin StiversWhy People Avoid Estate Planning (And How Lawyers Can Change This) featuring Justin Stivers

About This Episode

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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