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Beyond The Stethoscope

Dec 16, 2019

Ashley shares how shifting her business model helped her better align her core values and personal mission with her work for greater career satisfaction.

Episode Overview

In this episode, I talk with Ashley Prew. She currently serves as an Of-Counsel Attorney for a private practice firm in Michigan.

Ashley’s legal focus is in the areas of business planning, estate planning, and intellectual property law.

Ashley’s greater mission is to help people understand that lawyers are people too and she has the goal of helping you “Learn to Love Your Lawyer.” As a Member of Learn to Love Your Lawyer, LLC, Ashley hosts an online community that educates business owners in different areas of business law, intellectual property, business planning, and business growth.

Ashley is passionate about education and has provided continuing education courses for both attorneys and real estate agents. Education and empowering people to know, like, and trust their attorneys are the key focus of her practice.


  • What’s your advice to effectively work with an attorney?
  • Do I really need a lawyer for my business or personal needs?
  • How to effectively work with a lawyer that bills hourly to avoid the surprise or large legal bills. What is appropriate and expected?
  • Other billing structures (Project-based, flat fee, subscription models)

5 Questions Segment

Q1. We know that the most successful and happy people have a morning routine, what do you do each morning or evening that sets your day up for success? I have my cup of coffee and set my plan for the day.

Q2. What's your definition of Success? Helping other people.

Q3. What's your definition of Happiness? Also, helping other people.

Q4. What do you know now that you wish you would have known 10 years ago? I wish I knew there was more than the billable hour because I wasn’t able to help people in the way I wanted to help people.

Q5. What do you think is the biggest issue facing busy professionals today? Knowing where to spend your time.


Connect with Ashley in her FB group: Learn to Love Your Lawyer


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