October 3, 2017 1 min to read

How to get Started in the Practice of Law with Joi Kush

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier


Joi Kush is a partner at Johnson Kush, P.C., a family law firm that handles divorces and other family-related cases. During law school, she was a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert Littlefield, U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court, a legal fellow at the Albany County District Attorney’s Office, Vehicular Crimes Unit, and an intern/research assistance for the Albany Law School Civil Rights and Disability Law Clinic. She has also lived and worked abroad in Beijing, China, Tokyo, Japan, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Hanoi, Vietnam and Dharamsala, India. She’s a mentor attorney for Teen Court, and the 2017 recipient of the Brain S. Gardner, Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.  

Topics Discussed: 

  • What Joi does as a family law attorney 
  • What inspired Joi to become a divorce lawyer 
  • Joi’s education background and working abroad 
  • The local organizations Joi is involved in 
  • How Joi came to work with and become partners with David Johnson 
  • How Joi and David receive clients 
  • The day to day activities Joi is involved in 
  • How Joi’s personal experiences inform her work as an attorney 
  • Other things people should know about family law attorneys 
  • Advice for those who may be going through the divorce process 
  • Advice for those considering a career as a lawyer 
  • General advice for business owners and leaders 

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