Season 1

Episode 6: Triumphs & Struggles of Women in Law with Aimee Richter

November 5, 2019
Episode 7: Powerful Opening Statements: How To Prepare and Deliver
November 12, 2019

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Triumphs & Struggles of Women in Law with Aimee Richter

In this episode, Andrew welcomes his colleague Aimme Richter, Esq.  This episode takes the listener on a unique journey into the struggles and triumphs of being a woman in law industry. Aimee is a well-known and highly respected New York City attorney who has been recognized by The New York Times, Crains Business and New York Magazine as well as receiving other professional recognition and awards.

She is a past President of the Brooklyn Bar Association. She serves as a co-chair of the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Family Law Section, a member of the Judiciary Committee, the Articles Editor of the Brooklyn Barrister, and an Arbitrator for the Matrimonial Fee Dispute Panel. Aimee was appointed a Special Master by the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Divisions of both the First and Second Departments to mediate their appeals.

Aimee also co-chairs the Kings County Matrimonial Pro Bono Project and is on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association as the Vice-President of the 2nd Judicial District. She was appointed by the Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, to serve on the Committee of Character and Fitness for the 2nd, 10th, 11th, and 13th Districts.

This episode is jammed packed with incredible stories of triumphs, struggles, and an inside look into the world of being a woman in law. Aimee will take on us her journey from being a lawyer in Brooklyn rising to the top as woman in a male dominated industry to the unique struggles faced by woman in law from off-handed comments about looks to preconceptions from colleagues and becoming a mother.

The podcast closes with Andrew and Aimee discussing the importance of having a mentor and Aimee’s unique perspective as Aimee began her legal career “not even knowing what a lawyer is” to having many mentors in her life that helped on her journey to Aimee now being the guiding light and mentor to many young law students.

To contact Aimee, please call her office at (212) 271-0664 or send an email to

Show Notes:
Who is Aimee
I am not weapon, but I can be when necessary
I am only the 9th woman out of 100+ presidents of the Brooklyn Bar Assoc.
The importance of having a mentor