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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4 May

How Sarah Rutledge Fischer left Biglaw to be a Working Artist: Part Two [TFLP039]

Welcome back to the Former Lawyer Podcast. Today’s episode picks up from the last bit of Sarah’s discussion with Sarah Rutledge Fischer.   In the first half of the conversation, Sarah talked about her journey through the legal track and into a Biglaw firm. She also spoke about seeking therapy and being pregnant while practicing law.  In the final part of…

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27 Apr

Leaving A Biglaw Firm For The Art World with Sarah Rutledge: Part One [TFLP038]

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer Podcast, Sarah was joined by former attorney Sarah Rutledge Fischer.  Sarah worked in a Biglaw firm before moving into the art world. This conversation is split into two parts, so look for part two next week.  Today, you’ll read about many important themes of the Biglaw world about lots of things including…

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20 Apr

From Biglaw Associate to Clinical Psychologist with Dr. Jan Newman [TFLP 037]

This week, I’m sharing my conversation with Dr. Jan Newman. Jan moved from Biglaw associate to clinical psychologist and executive coach who works with multi-passionate high achievers who want to level up their lives.  She is a published author, researcher, and frequent speaker on emotional intelligence, interpersonal effectiveness, and psychological flexibility. In her former life, she was a practicing lawyer….

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