The Maximum Lawyer Podcast

Show Notes

Today on the podcast Jim and Tyson sat down with Sivonnia DeBarros - the Protector of Athletes. Sivonnia is a first-generation lawyer and law business owner, woman in business and a former track and field Division-I College athlete. DeBarros graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law with her J.D. in 2013, received a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Everest University in 2010, and her B.S. in Political Science from University of South Florida in 2008. 

DeBarros has represented pro athletes from the NFL, MLS, NBA-G League, and Pro-Table Tennis sports; 7- figure National Brands and NY Times Best-Selling Authors by helping them to properly set up businesses, put proper agreements in place and create legacies that will pay dividends in the future.

DeBarros’s practice areas are Business, Employment, Sports, and Entertainment. DeBarros is passionate about helping athletes, women, and first-generation business owners because she understands the peculiar struggle many have faced by not having the necessary support and guidance to be successful. 

3:21 who are your people 
4:51 writing a book 
12:05 an agent vs lawyer for athletes 
15:30 NIL
21:01 eyes on everything 

Jim’s Hack: Developing delegation muscle, it takes practice, and you have to keep using it!

Sivonnia’s Tip: Be authentic and everything else will fall in line. 

Tyson’s Tip: Monitor your GMB listing on high alert with accounts being hijacked. 

Watch the interview here.

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