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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Oct 11, 2021

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer Podcast, I spoke with Nhu-Y Le, Vice President of Client Services at Legalpad. Legalpad is a business immigration company that helps startups immigrate their founders and other talent to the United States. 

I think Y’s story is really helpful in the sense that she illustrates...

Oct 4, 2021

Annie Little is an ICF-certified career coach and a former lawyer. Her company is called JD Nation, which was founded in 2012. In 2013, Annie left her position in real estate finance. Since then, she’s been coaching lawyers to help them land and succeed in their ideal jobs.

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer...

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,...