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Mission:  To create a legally literate world.

Philosophy: Be happy.

Methodology: #Lawve. 

Bio

Bahar is an Attorney, an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, and podcast host.

 

Less than 16% of law firm partners in the U.S. are women and a fraction of that is a minority. Bahar is one of them. She was voted as the top 6 women in law changing the legal industry as we know it and has been featured in FORBES and LAW.com.

 

Iranian-born Bahar has a doctorate in Law from Whittier Law School. After graduating with her doctorate in law, she received her specialties from UCLA Law school with LL.Ms in Tax & International & comparative law. Bahar also holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with a minor in Business Administration from California State University in Fullerton. She is a California licensed attorney. 

 

Over the last 10+ years in law, Bahar has helped hundreds of creative people from all over the world achieve their dreams. From Olympians and award-winning artists to Creators in technology, science, and education.

 

Bahar first began her career as a litigation attorney and quickly realized that the law's traditional practice was not for her. In 2016, she cofounded a disruptive legal technology company specializing in automation tools for lawyers. In 2018 she launched her true passion 2nd.law, a virtual law firm specializing in creative law. 

 

Working closely with so many talented founders & creators inspired Bahar to follow her dream which is to empower other creators and dreamers to do the same. Bahar's core experience is launching foreign startups in the U.S.. Companies range from seed-stage to mature companies with $500M+ in valuation & investors like Goldman Sachs.

 

In addition to founders, Bahar has worked with executives of fortune 500 companies and government officials on identifying gaps and solving specific problems with out-of-the-box innovative strategies.

 

Bahar regularly inspires audiences at the most prestigious conferences around the world. She speaks passionately about mastering happiness, unleashing creativity, and teaching people to #lawve what they do through creativity and innovation. 

 

Bahar's mission is to empower young entrepreneurs inspired to create solutions to today's human problems. 

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Her Story

 Journey to happiness.

They say a person's real gift in life is what they were asked to stop doing as a child. Bahar was a fashion-loving negotiator, so here she is; a creative lawyer. 

"Do one thing every day that makes you happy"  is a principle she lives by. She has come to learn that loving what you do and living your dream is more attainable than ever imagined. Life is simple. You just need to get a little creative and resourceful. But most importantly, you need to keep an open mind.  It takes courage and a thick skin to be

a pioneer and 4 simple steps: 

1. Dream

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It always starts with a dream. When I dreamed up my career, I never imagined it would evolve to be what It has become. I am humbled and proud of my accomplishments. And I know that this is just the very beginning. I am also grateful for people who touched my heart & encouraged me to dream big along the way. 

2. Design

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Designing a new career can start with education, licenses,  raw talent, creations, training, or even improv classes. It means that you intentionally design your steps and execute them. In my case, I spent 8 years (and a lot of money)  on my education to get a  bar license before I launched my career as an attorney and that was just the beginning. Since then, I have worked hard to create the career of my dreams.

3. Inspire

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I worked as a litigator before I started working with startups. What I always knew was that the traditional practice of law was not for me.  I wanted to help people, and I also wanted to work in a creative environment with like-minded people, so I created 2nd.law. Less than 20% of law firm partners in the U.S. are women and a fraction of that minority. I am one of them.

4. Create

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 Over the last 10+ years in law, I have helped hundreds of creators achieve their dreams. When Covid happened,  I decided to share my knowledge through my podcast and blog to be able to help more people achieve their dreams. Creators often shy away from entrepreneurship because of the complexity of running a business, but not you. Dream big. Be brave. Be happy.  I'm already proud of you.

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