DuBose and Greenberg attorney Ernest tells his story

Ernest DuBose

Ernest DuBose worked his way through college and law school as a counselor to people with special needs and serving his country in the US Army. We talk about his path to successfully start a family law practice in the New York City with 600,000 other lawyers competing.

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

Below is a summary of our interview:

Quote

The question is not that you failed but if you are content there – Abraham Lincoln

His Journey

Ernest talks about his educational journey from Fisk to University of Massachusetts to the US Army and starting a law firm.

Low Point

Ernest discusses loses his first trial and breaking up with his girlfriend at the same time.

Aha Moment

We chat about the case that finally made Ernest feel like he knew what he was doing.

Ernest’s work at DuBose and Greenberg

Ernest talks about giving a client the opportunity to afford supporting his children and getting visitation rights.

What’s Exciting Ernest Now 

Being able to be recognized by New York City to accept cases on behalf of the indigent and trying cases against a fertilizer company.

Lightning Round

Book Ernest RecommendsThe Alchemist

Helpful Habit: Checking his pride at the door

Internet Resource: My Shingle Blog, A lawyer blog and CNBC Small Business

Helpful Person: Sidney Baumgarten and Kenneth Montgomery

What’s His Purpose: To create something he could leave to his family: his business

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

How to follow Ernest

DuBose and Greenberg Site

Email: lawyer@eduboselaw.com

Parting Words

If you are starting a business, expect it to be hard…There are so many things you don’t expect

The following two tabs change content below.

Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

Latest posts by Derrick Duplessy (see all)