Define Your Own Idea of Success with John Gomez

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Define Your Own Idea of Success with John Gomez

In this episode:

John Gomez is the CEO and Lead Trial Attorney of Gomez Trial Attorneys, where he represents ordinary people and businesses in high-stakes litigation. In 2010, John was named the national Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers USA, and he has twice been named San Diego’s Trial Lawyer of the Year, among many other awards. As a leader in the community and the courtroom, John is also a member of the Summit Council, an exclusive group of the country’s top civil justice attorneys.

Since 2000, John has obtained more than $250 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients, with more than 60 awards exceeding $1 million each. A few of his notable accomplishments include a $106 million verdict in the civil component of the infamous “American Beauty Murder,” a $16.5 million jury verdict against El Pollo Loco, and a $10.8 million verdict against Pizza Hut.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • John Gomez, the CEO and Lead Trial Attorney of Gomez Trial Attorneys, discusses how playing football in college influenced his business mindset
  • Why John decided to start his own law firm
  • The importance of treating a law practice as a business
  • How the first commandment of Jiu-Jitsu has helped John build a successful law firm
  • John talks about the relationship between faith and success
  • John’s advice to current and future business leaders
  • The role that social media plays in establishing your brand and identity
  • How John maintains a balance between his work and personal life

In this episode…

From overcoming the fear of rejection to growing your business too quickly, there are many challenges that come with running your own law firm. On top of the common external obstacles that business owners face, there are also plenty of internal factors that keep us from starting and building a successful business.

John Gomez, the CEO and Lead Trial Attorney of Gomez Trial Attorneys, believes that the key to running a successful firm is to define your own values and goals before you set out to build your business. And, when in doubt, don’t be afraid to seek out advice from the business leaders who have come before you.

Join Luis Scott in this episode of The Guts and Glory Show as he interviews John Gomez, the CEO and Lead Trial Attorney of Gomez Trial Attorneys. John discusses the challenges he’s faced while running his own law practice and how his faith has helped guide him through the ups and downs along the way. He also shares the importance of having a proactive mindset, the gutsiest decision that he’s ever made, and his advice for facing your fears. Stay tuned.

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