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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Jul 26, 2021

To celebrate the 100th episode of The Former Lawyer Podcast, I’m sharing something a little different than usual, an interview with me about how I transitioned out of the law and began Former Lawyer. 

I first shared my story on the very first episode of the podcast two years ago, but I didn't go into a ton of detail...

Jul 19, 2021

Like you, quitting law did not come easy to me.

I distinctly remember sitting on the couch with my laptop in our house, scrolling through Indeed — because that was where jobs were posted back in the day — and having no idea what I wanted to do next. I was miserable and was willing to pay any price to get someone to...

Jul 12, 2021

As you know, my podcast and membership, the Collaborative, is all about helping lawyers who feel they want to leave the law determine what they want to do instead, and how to do it. 

Usually, I share the stories of guests who have left the law already or want to leave the law, they are other “former lawyers” who are...

Jul 5, 2021

One of the most common searches I get from lawyers thinking of leaving law is “How bad is it to have a resume gap as a lawyer?” Or what they are really asking, "How bad is it to just quit my job without something else lined up and take that time to figure out what I want next?"

To put a rest to most of...