This is episode 149 of the Pam Sowder Podcast, with your host, Pam Sowder! Pam has over 2 decades of field and corporate experience and was voted one of the most influential women in direct selling. She helps match the daily needs of distributors to everyday life challenges.

If you’re scared of lawyers, today is your day to fall in love with a lawyer! In this episode, Pam is speaking with an incredible family lawyer, Natalya Evans. Natalya Evans works with Your Family Matters Law as a family law and estate planning attorney. She has incredible insight on resolving family conflict through her many years of litigating family cases. Her passion is to educate families to avoid conflict, and, if conflict arises, teach them how to resolve it peacefully and privately.

In this conversation, Natalya shares her insights as a family law and estate planning attorney, how she manages mom guilt and balancing a busy home/work life, overcoming imposter syndrome, pushing through fears, and planning for the future of your estate. Natalya also offers advice to families who are struggling and what to do if you’re struggling individually, as a couple, or as a family unit.


Key Takeaways

[:30] About today’s episode with Natalya Evans!

[:49] Why are we so scared of lawyers anyway? How is Natalya (and the practice she works with) different from the common stereotypes that often surround lawyers?

[1:48] What Natalya has learned as a woman and a mom working in law.

[3:30] How does Natalya protect families through their difficult times?

[5:22] Why it is critical to get your documents in order even if you’re young.

[7:15] Natalya walks listeners through the process of working with a lawyer to plan for the future of your estate.

[10:28] Natalya shares about her children.

[11:13] How many hours does Natalya put in as a working mom?

[11:39] Does Natalya experience mom guilt? How does she manage it?

[12:59] How does Natalya handle home interruption at work (such as calls from her children)?

[13:43] About Pam’s book, Rich Girl Poor Girl.

[14:06] Natalya shares further insights on a quote of hers’s around the theme of growth, pushing through fears, imposter syndrome, and delegating tasks.

[22:35] Natalya reflects on the amazing people she gets to work with.

[23:30] Natalya shares some advice for those who are struggling within their families at home.

[26:48] Natalya shares one of the common reasons for divorce and why you should seek counseling if you’re struggling individually or as a couple.

[28:52] Pam thanks Natalya for joining the podcast.


Mentioned in this Episode

Natalya Evans

Rich Girl Poor Girl: How to Become the Rich Girl You Were Always Meant to Be, by Pam Sowder


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