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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7 Dec

Annette Choti: From Government Lawyer To Digital Marketer & SEO Expert (TFLP 069)

After 20 years of working as a lawyer at the Department of Labor, Annette Choti decided to take the leap into digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) for lawyers. Meet Former Lawyer Annette Choti Annette Choti is President of Law Quill, a Legal Marketing Agency focusing on small and solo law firms. Law Quill is the only Legal Marketing…

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30 Nov

What Is The Former Lawyer Collaborative? (TFLP 068)

Wondering about the Former Lawyer Collaborative? In this episode, I talk about how the Collaborative works, past and upcoming workshops, and some of the amazing feedback I’ve received from members. What is the Former Lawyer Collaborative? In brief, the Collaborative is a confidential support community for lawyers who are trying to figure out whether they want to leave the law…

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23 Nov

Lawyers, Don’t Try To Figure Out An Alternative Career Without This (TFLP 067)

One of the most important things that lawyers need to do if they want to successfully figure out an alternative career is to develop self-compassion and to learn how to be kind to themselves. You may be skeptical, but in this podcast episode, I’m sharing why self-compassion is essential to finding career satisfaction and figuring out what’s next for you….

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