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Episode 2: 55 Years In The Law with Guy I. Smiley, Esq.

October 8, 2019
Episode 3: Cutting Edge Advertising for Lawyers with Marketing Expert Brian Cristiano
October 15, 2019

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55 Years In The Law with Guy I. Smiley, Esq.

In this episode, Andrew welcomes his father and partner, Guy I. Smiley in which they discuss what it’s like to have over 55 years in the practice of law, his success, and his journey to becoming the legend he is today.

Guy will share us his background and how he got into law by accident! After graduating from Cornell, Guy followed his fascinations, passions and true love of law which led him to law school at Columbia. We will take the journey with Guy through law school, his first job as a lawyer, his mentors, early firms he joined, and ultimately landing creating his own law firm.

Guy will also share key lessons he has learned from his Mentors as a young lawyer that still applies today in the office and courtroom. They will also discuss the current state of law and how it has changed over the years, more importantly the crucial need of bringing back collegiality of practicing law.

The podcast will close with must-hear advice from Guy for all lawyers on the importance of family and balancing your time.

To contact Guy, please either call (212) 986-2022, email or visit

Show Notes:
Guy’s Background
Guy key points for mentoring Andrew
How to manage the adversarial nature of law
High stress and importance of family time