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 Sep

From Law to Insurance to Joy Coach for High-Achieving Moms with Former Lawyer Meghan Smith (TFLP 056)

Who am I if I’m not a lawyer? We often talk on the podcast about how leaving the law (or even thinking about it!) creates a crisis of identity for lawyers. My guest today, former lawyer Meghan Smith, shares about her own journey from big firm lawyer, to seemingly perfect job in an insurance firm, to her current gig as…

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17 Aug

Former Lawyer Annie Little: Commercial Lending & Real Estate Lawyer to Lawyer Career Coach (TFLP 053)

How do you figure out what you want to do next once you realize you want to leave the law? In this episode, I’m sharing the second half of my conversation with former lawyer Annie Little. (I highly recommend that you listen to the first half as well, all about lawyer stress and anxiety.) Annie worked as a lawyer for…

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