Podcast Title: Part 3 of 3: Robert Lewis Jr. Talks Behavioral Health & The Future. Robert Lewis Jr. Brief Biography: Robert Lewis Jr. has experience in finance, business and law and feels that “he was born to protect the rights of others”. Mr. Lewis had humble beginnings in Fayetteville, NC. An unexpected injury during his college basketball experience abruptly changed the course of his life. It was during this time at St. John’s University where he was pursuing his Bachelor of Arts in Economics that he decided to pursue a law degree. Mr. Lewis fulfilled the dream his mother always had for him, which was to become a lawyer. While Mr. Lewis pursued his legal studies at St. John’s University his work as an Investment Consultant for Essex Corporation and a Securities and Commercial Litigation Specialist for Merrill Lynch inspired Mr. Lewis. Mr. Lewis earned a Juris Doctorate and a Masters of Law in Bankruptcy (LL.M.). Mr. Lewis was the first African-American Judicial Law Clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Subsequently, Mr. Lewis specialized in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases. In 2007, Mr. Lewis opened the doors to his own company. During this podcast episode: Robert Lewis Jr. shared his mother’s dream of him becoming a lawyer. Mr. Lewis told us more about this dream and shared exactly what motivated him to become a lawyer? Mr. Lewis explained the “Masters of Law in Bankruptcy (LL.M.)” and communicated about exactly what that degree includes and what motivated him to earn that degree. Mr. Lewis was the first “African-American Judicial Law Clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina”. Mr. Lewis described what that experience was like. Mr. Lewis helps people with issues surrounding discrimination in the workplace, an issue that remains of particular interest to me. Mr. Lewis shared what motivated him to assist people with those issues and what his experiences have been in this area of law. Mr. Lewis has been in his own private practice since 2007. Mr. Lewis explained what motivated him to open up his own private practice instead of continuing to work for other people. Mr. Lewis shared what his experiences have been overall since entering into private practice. Mr. Lewis explained his screening process for prospective clients. Mr. Lewis discussed what type of work that he most commonly finds himself doing these days. Mr. Lewis tells us more about his current work and how he came to be so passionate about this work. Mr. Lewis reflected upon his work with those that struggle with addiction and/or anger management. Mr. Lewis reflected upon his experiences of working with those that struggle with these issues and how he manages clients that struggle with these issues as he continue to work with them. Mr. Lewis explained his court preparation as he goes back and forth to court on behalf of his clients. Mr. Lewis shared his vision of where he envisions the future of his work heading. Mr. Lewis lets us know how people can find out more about the work that he does. RALEIGH OFFICE: 555 Fayetteville Street, Suite 201 Raleigh, NC 27601 PHONE:(919) 719-3906 FAX:(919) 573-9161 EMAIL: email@example.com CHARLOTTE OFFICE: 428 E Fourth Street, Unit 401, Charlotte, NC 28202, PHONE:(919) 719-3906 FAX:(919) 573-9161 Mr. Lewis’s website: http://www.thelewislawfirm.com/ Additional Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ American Association of Poison Control Centers 1-800-222-1222 https://aapcc.org/ DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by guest speakers do not necessarily reflect nor represent the views, positions or policies of the host Vanessa Lech, the podcast “Unraveled - Addiction and Anger Management” or “Carolina Addiction and Anger Management PLLC”. The information included in the podcast, “Unraveled - Addiction and Anger Management” and the “Unraveled - Addiction and Anger Management” podcast description is for informational, entertainment and educational purposes only. This does NOT establish a clinical relationship with anyone. Please consult with a licensed behavioral health clinician in your area for personalized assistance with your unique situation. Thank you. This podcast does NOT establish a lawyer client relationship with anyone and is NOT legal advice. Please consult with a competent licensed area in your jurisdiction for assistance.