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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Sep 27, 2021

Recently, I was sent an article from one of the listeners of the Former Lawyer Podcast. This article, entitled Why Former Lawyers Are Bitter Sometimes, seems to be premised on two flawed assumptions. 

The first, that former lawyers who are vocal about their negative experiences in a legal profession are doing so...

Sep 20, 2021

Debi Yadegari is a former lawyer who worked in biglaw and in-house law. These days, she runs Villyge, a company that helps organizations support working parents. This company came out of her own experience of observing the workplace culture and lack of support for working parents in biglaw and in-house law firms. 


Sep 13, 2021

In your legal career, one of the most common things you’ll see is people leaving. You want to leave the law too, but you don’t want to leave the workload behind for someone else or because you feel you owe your firm. 

Unfortunately, none of this is true. In reality, you are just a widget. You serve a purpose,...

Sep 6, 2021

Tarzan Kay is a copywriter that also teaches other people how to write better copy, specifically for emails. I asked Tarzan to join men on the Former Lawyer Podcast after I listened to an interview with her on another podcast.

In that interview, she spoke about leaving law school during her third year. Her story is...