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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Aug 31, 2020

Do you think that you're too old to change careers and quit law? My guest today, Hector Chavez, decided to make the move from law to nursing right before his 40th birthday. He knew he wasn't happy with his legal career. But he worried that starting over at 40 was foolish.

Today he's sharing about how his worries were...

Aug 24, 2020

What do you do when you realize none of your strengths are rewarded in Biglaw—and many of your strengths are actually considered weaknesses? Hear how Alex Su went from a top law school to a top Biglaw firm, realized it wasn't for him, found his way into legal tech sales, and learned some important lessons on the way....

Aug 17, 2020

Annie Little worked as a commercial lending and real estate lawyer for 7 years before allowing herself to consider the possibility that there was a better path for her.

In this conversation, we talk about how she made the transition to running her own lawyer career coaching business, why moving towards something is so...

Aug 10, 2020

This week I'm reflecting on the one-year anniversary of The Former Lawyer Podcast!

I'm sharing some of what I've learned this year, and how you can apply these lessons in your own situation.

The number one thing that I have learned in this last year is: don't wait until you feel ready.

When I started this podcast a year...

Aug 3, 2020

We know that the mental health stats regarding lawyers are grim, but what is it really like to experience anxiety and panic as a lawyer?

In this conversation (the first of two parts), Annie Little and I take a deep dive into our own experiences with generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder. Annie has worked as a...