Do you hate working as a lawyer?

Do you hate working as a lawyer? Are you an unhappy lawyer who wants to leave the law, but isn’t sure what to do next? Do your family and friends think you’re crazy for wanting to leave the law, or are you too afraid to tell them you don’t want to be a lawyer? The Former Lawyer Podcast is for you! Each week, host Sarah Cottrell interviews a different former lawyer who has left the law behind. Hear inspiring stories about how these former lawyers are thriving and found their way to careers and lives they love.

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24 Jan

What It’s Like Inside The Former Lawyer Collaborative During A Guided Track [TFLP 121]

Are you ready to find a new job after leaving the law? Do you want to find the right post-legal career for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here at The Former Lawyer Collaborative, I work with lawyers to help find the best path after leaving their soul-sucking careers. Today, I’m going to talk about the upcoming Guided…

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14 Dec

Biglaw Associate Burnout In 2021: What I’m Seeing And Why It Matters (An Update) [TFLP 117]

Biglaw associate burnout has been a hot topic of conversation lately. As we wrap up the year, I’ve been thinking about what I’ve seen and experienced over this last year, and I wanted to return to a topic that we’ve talked about before and that I’ve also talked about some on the YouTube Channel. Today, I’ll be talking about the…

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6 Dec

Stop Telling Lawyers That Their Thoughts Cause Their Feelings | When Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Lawyers Is Abused [TFLP 116]

Today, we’re going to be talking about a topic I feel very strongly about, cognitive behavioral therapy for lawyers. It’s also something that I’ve been seeing more and more in the legal profession. There is a school of thought that your thoughts cause your feelings. This idea is derived from a well-established and evidence-based type of therapy called cognitive-behavioral therapy….

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