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.

Find the podcast on...

18 Sep

Moving from Law into Advocacy Work with Francesca Korbas [TFLP201]

In today’s podcast episode, Sarah is joined by Francesca Korbas. Francesca is the COO and a partner in the educational consultancy Vested Academics. Her story follows a unique path than many lawyers who decided to go to law school, and it provides a fascinating perspective on what it’s like to step away from law into advocacy work. A Drive to…

Listen Now

11 Sep

Behind the Scenes of The Former Lawyer Podcast’s First 200 Episodes [TFLP200]

Today’s podcast marks a special milestone. It’s the 200th episode of The Former Lawyer Podcast. To celebrate, Sarah sat down with Stacey Harris of Uncommonly More, who Sarah works with to produce the podcast, to talk about how the podcast came to be and what it created. The Origins of the Former Lawyer Podcast The Former Lawyer podcast started before…

Listen Now

4 Sep

Making the Move from Law to Real Estate with Romy Frazier [TFLP199]

On today’s podcast episode, Sarah has a conversation with Romy Frazier. Romy is a former lawyer who made the move from law to real estate. The conversation is extremely helpful because she shares the importance of taking action and making a plan while moving gradually through the process. There are always some good takeaways from listening to someone else’s stories….

Listen Now

28 Aug

Why the CliftonStrengths Workshop Is Included in the Guided Track [TFLP198]

On today’s podcast, Sarah dives into a specific piece of the Guided Track that many clients have found incredibly beneficial. The Guided Track is a small group program that is offered twice a year. This small group works together through the Former Lawyer framework while discussing questions and obstacles and celebrating wins.  The CliftonStrengths Workshop is part of the Guided…

Listen Now

21 Aug

How to Choose the Right Former Lawyer Program for You [TFLP197]

In today’s episode of The Former Lawyer Podcast, Sarah talks about the offers she has available for lawyers who are interested in leaving law and looking for some resources to help organize thoughts and plans. Sarah offers three different programs, each building off the base of the Collaborative and providing a different level of accountability and follow-up depending on your…

Listen Now

14 Aug

Why These Former Lawyers Decided to Join the Guided Track [TFLP196]

In today’s episode, Sarah is wrapping up the summer series where she asked questions of some of her clients, who shared their personal experiences. Previous episodes have asked about myths, advice for the person they were five years ago, and much more. Make sure to catch up if you want to hear from people who have utilized some incredible resources…

Listen Now