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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6 Jul

Feeling Stuck In Law Even Without Student Loans with Lauren Bernadett [TFLP 047]

This episodes’s podcast guest, Lauren Bernadett, is sharing how she managed to negotiate a full-ride to law school—and still found herself feeling stuck in law when she wanted to make a change in her career. No student loans, no getting stuck? Lauren spent a lot of time negotiating a full-ride scholarship to law school so that she wouldn’t find herself…

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22 Jun

The Sunk Costs Fallacy (TFLP 045)

The sunk costs fallacy is one of the biggest obstacles unhappy lawyers face when they start to consider leaving the law. Have you ever thought, “If I leave my job/the law, I’ll be wasting all the time and money I spent becoming a lawyer!” Of course you have, because literally every lawyer thinks this at some point (or daily)! It…

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