Think Like a Lawyer

A Superpower Anyone Can Learn

Dara Tarkowski

Dara Tarkowski

Lawyer & Entrepreneur

Thinking like a lawyer is a superpower that anyone can learn. It’s about using a specific frame of mind to approach your problems. In this course, lawyer Dara Tarkowski will teach you how to navigate this legal world we all live in, so that you are better prepared to make the most common, important, and stressful life events go the way you want.

Think Like a Lawyer

16 Episodes


3 min

1. Introduction — How to Think Like a Lawyer

12 min

2. Civil vs. Common Law — What’s Your Framework?

15 min

3. Know Your Audience — Who Are You Trying to Convince?

18 min

4. Civil vs. Criminal — What’s at Stake?

12 min

5. Rules and Rulemakers — Rules and Statutes, Regulators and Legislators

11 min

6. Contracts — What, When and Why

13 min

7. Reading the News Like A Lawyer — Understand the Processes and Procedures

15 min

8. Law Enforcement — Everything You Need to Know In An Encounter

15 min

9. Switching Jobs — Non-competes, Confidentiality, and Trade Secrets

13 min

10. Planning Your Marriage — From Prenups to Name Changes

14 min

11. Starting a Family — The Legal Issues of Babies

16 min

12. Buying a Home — Agents, Brokers & Bankers, Oh My!

14 min

13. Estate Planning and Losing a Loved One — Planning for the Worst

23 min

14. Social Media Pitfalls — How to Be Smart on the Internet

14 min

15. Starting a Side Hustle — How to Be Your Own First Lawyer

14 min

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