Social Marriage, Divorce, and Resilience with Elizabeth Yang
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Pacifico talks with attorney and mediator Elizabeth Yang. We discuss her latest book Social Marriage, getting through divorce, her family law practice, overcoming adversity, the importance of mindset, and how to navigate relationships.


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Books Mentioned:

The Big Secret:

Stress Free Divorce:

The Authorities: Powerful Wisdom for Leaders in the World:

Women In the Modern Business World:

Social Marriage:

The Power of Now:


Show Notes:

00:07 Show Intro


01:00 Guest Intro – Elizabeth Yang

02:53 Interview Begins

03:20 The Journey To Law School

04:33 Why a JD/MBA?

06:05 The dual degree experience

07:23 Building a law practice

10:04 Managing work life balance as an employer

12:10 Divorce and enjoying the practice of law

14:50 Social Marriage

18:35 The Myth of Common Law Marriage in California

19:35 What Liz would change about the legal industry

22:20 Self-care techniques and practices

24:20 Advice for law students and new lawyers

25:21 Liz’s favorite failure

27:55 Liz’s most influential books

29:40 Billboards

30:28 Personal Heroes

33:06 Liz’s favorite color

33:55 The magic of orchids

35:10 Liz’s favorite quote

36:20 The Asian Youth Center

37:50 The kindest thing anyone has done for Liz

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