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 Apr

Leaving Biglaw for Nonprofit Consulting with Tai Dixon [TFLP035]

This episode features Tai Dixon, a former lawyer with three and a half years of experience in Biglaw. As a lawyer, Tai defended hospitals and companies facing negligence lawsuits. However, she left that behind to work in nonprofit leadership before opening her own consulting practice.  In her conversation with Sarah, Tai talks about redefining what joy means to her and…

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30 Mar

Spouses Leave the Law to Build a Marketing Agency for Lawyers with Tyler & April Roberts [TFLP034]

In this episode, Sarah interviews her first husband/wife duo, Tyler and April Roberts, on the podcast. Tyler is a former lawyer, and April has a background in marketing. They’ve combined their skillsets to start a marketing agency for lawyers called NOMOS Marketing. Learn more about their journey to start a business and what advice they have for couples working together…

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23 Mar

From Lawyer to Online Stationery Shop Owner with Gaby Abrams [TFLP033]

In this episode of the Former Lawyer podcast, Sarah interviews former lawyer and current creative entrepreneur Gaby Abrams. Learn how Gaby’s journey to leave law happened and how she has built a successful business doing something she loves while raising two children. This Miami mom has faced many of the same challenges that quite a few lawyers face when trying…

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16 Mar

Beating the Sunday Scaries and Finding Joy In Life and Business After Law [TFLP032]

In this episode, Sarah interviews Shunta Grant, founder of Because of Zoe Design and Best Today, about the changes she’s made in her career path and how she encourages others to take the first step. They dive into some of the biggest challenges lawyers face in choosing their path and navigating their careers. You’ll get to learn about Shunta’s story…

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