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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21 Feb

Four Myths That Keep Lawyers From Exploring Non-Legal Career Paths [TFLP 125]

Are you looking to leave the law, and find a non-legal career, but something is holding you back? Do you think there’s something wrong because you just can’t do this anymore? Today we need to talk about four myths that lawyers who want to explore post-legal careers are holding on to, which is often keeping them from exploring their options…

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14 Feb

Struggling Biglaw Associate To Thriving Financial Coach For Lawyers with Rho Thomas [TFLP 124]

This week on the blog, I’m excited to share my interview with Rho Thomas. Rho and I originally connected when she was still working as a lawyer in a Biglaw firm, and she had developed an interest in personal finance. More recently, I saw that Rho had left her job in Biglaw and she was now doing this work as…

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7 Feb

What Burned-Out Lawyers Need To Know: Signs Of Lawyer Burnout with Ilona Salmons [TFLP 123]

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer podcast, I have Ilona Salmons back to continue our conversation about burned-out lawyers.  We wanted to have this conversation because we know that burnout in lawyers is extremely prevalent and can be detrimental to your mental health if it’s not dealt with.  In this article, we’ll cover signs of lawyer burnout, as…

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24 Jan

What It’s Like Inside The Former Lawyer Collaborative During A Guided Track [TFLP 121]

Are you ready to find a new job after leaving the law? Do you want to find the right post-legal career for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here at The Former Lawyer Collaborative, I work with lawyers to help find the best path after leaving their soul-sucking careers. Today, I’m going to talk about the upcoming Guided…

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