The Lawyer Who Rocks Podcast

The Lawyer Who Rocks Podcast

Interviews with Business Badasses

Joleen Winther Hughes is the founder of HMLG and a longtime entrepreneur. She cut her teeth in the music industry at an early age before becoming one of the first technology lawyers in the world to bring entertainment online.
Now she’s sharing what she’s learned and bringing you interviews with giants in the industry. You’ll be delighted and fascinated with insider stories, business tips and sometimes a secret or two.

TLWR is amplifying the voices of industry leaders in tech, media, arts and financing and everything in between!

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Megan Jasper– Punk Rock CEO, Part 1

Megan Jasper– Punk Rock CEO, Part 1

Megan Jasper is the ultimate punk rock goddess. From a young age, she resonated withpunk’s unique energy, DIY spirit, and acceptance of being your unique, self. In a world ofmisfits, Megan fit right in. In Part 1 of 2, Megan and Joleen dive into her early days of...

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Jodi Jacobson Milstein– A Rock Star Therapist

Jodi Jacobson Milstein– A Rock Star Therapist

Jodi Milstein always loved music and turned an internship at A&M Records into a full-fledged rock-and-roll career. Her go-getter spirit led her to rise through the ranks at the label, working with artists like Sheryl Crow, Jewel, Temple of the Dog and Soundgarden (which is when Joleen and Jodi first met).

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Grace Bradley– Overseeing the ‘Author Brain’.

Grace Bradley– Overseeing the ‘Author Brain’.

Grace Bradley, was always an avid lover of all things literature. After starting out reviewing books, she soon discovered her natural knack for editing and joined the very first digital publishing company as a professional editor. As the publishing world shifted, Grace decided to follow suit and founded Grace Bradley Editing.

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Karim Meghji– What Culture Means in the World of Technology, Part 2

Karim Meghji– What Culture Means in the World of Technology, Part 2

In the 2nd part of their interview, Joleen and Karim Meghji discuss the values which guide Karim’s work outlook today. After a successful trek at RealNetworks and his own startup venture, Karim developed a keen awareness about the value of company culture, which he now takes to every company he works at.

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Shari Siadat – Revolutionizing the Beauty Industry

Shari Siadat – Revolutionizing the Beauty Industry

Growing up, Shari Siadat always stood out. As a first generation Iranian-American growing up in a small town in Massachusetts, she felt singled out in her community which lacked diversity. Before she formed her own thoughts about beauty and appearance, people told her how she should look.

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Rika Nakazawa – Overachieving to Ensure Diversity

Rika Nakazawa – Overachieving to Ensure Diversity

Rika Nakazawa, the founder and CEO of BoardSeatMeet was an overachiever at a young age. Growing up in a multi-cultural family in both Japan and the US, Rika’s desire to master everything from fine arts to physics served her well as one of the first business...

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Lily Cornell Silver – Destigmatizing Mental Health

Lily Cornell Silver – Destigmatizing Mental Health

Lily Cornell Silver is taking IGTV by storm with her amazing show, “Mind Wide Open” which was borne out of Lily’s belief that having open conversations about mental health is the best way to destigmatize it. Her work has led to worldwide media coverage and accolades....

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Briaan Barron– How to Show Up and Change the Status Quo

Briaan Barron– How to Show Up and Change the Status Quo

Briaan Barron always knew she’d find a way to merge her great love for creativity and strategy. Responsible for building brands including Sound Transit, Northwest Film Forum Seattle Chocolate, and the Northwest African American Museum, Briaan founded Worthi, an agency...

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Leslie Pierson – The Fine Line Between Hobby and Business

Leslie Pierson – The Fine Line Between Hobby and Business

Natural craftsmanship, creative spirit and a passion for solving everyday problems is the perfect combination for a born entrepreneur like Leslie Pierson. Leslie invented GoodHangups, an innovative magnetic system that enables you to hang art on any wall without...

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