Tackling Law, Entrepreneurship, and a Purposeful Life in Japan with Catherine O'Connell
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Catherine O’Connell is a bilingual, in house legal counsel-experienced lawyer operating a boutique law firm in Tokyo. She is a lawyerpreneur who provides legal counsel solutions for a wide range of clients, big and small. She also hosts her own podcast, "Lawyer on Air," has a wide range of experiences, certifications, and awards in and outside of Japan. Just a few of the topics discussed in today’s conversation include some big-picture differences between law in Japan versus many western countries, what it takes to start a business and find success as an entrepreneur in Japan, as well as why it’s so important to cultivate curiosity and how to maintain it no matter how long you stay.


Today's Language: 

べんごし

be-n-go-shi

meaning: lawyer, attorney

kanji: 弁護士


Catherine's Links: 

Website: https://www.catherineoconnelllaw.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/oconnellcatherine/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/catherineoconnelllaw/

Twitter: @oconnelllawyer

Instagram: @lawyeronair


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