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The Former Lawyer Podcast

May 23, 2022

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer Podcast, I spoke with Ashley Chi. Ashley worked in Biglaw for seven years in patent litigation. Then, she went in-house and managed outside patent attorneys. Now, she works as a legal recruiter.  The episode was listener-requested, looking for a former lawyer who had experience...


May 16, 2022

As you know, one of the things I do is share advice and strategies for aspiring former lawyers. Today, I'm going to talk about a question that comes up frequently when people are thinking about joining the Collab. 

The question I'm talking about is if group programs like the Collab work well for introverts. I am an...


May 9, 2022

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer Podcast, I had a wonderful conversation with Kevin Ha. Kevin has a unique story compared to my other guests because he left the law to do side-hustles and blogging full-time. 

I'm excited for you to hear this conversation about how he went from Biglaw to the government...


May 2, 2022

This week, I want to talk about an issue that I see come up so often for lawyers. What we're going to talk about today is the mindset of "if you're not suffering in the law, you're not working hard enough." It's particularly prevalent in really toxic work environments or workplaces, where being consistently overworked...


Apr 25, 2022

This week, I'm sharing my conversation with Julie Lythcott-Haims. I first heard Julie share her story on a podcast called The Anxious Achiever Podcast. After listening, I immediately asked her to come onto The Former Lawyer Podcast and share her story.

Julie started her legal career in Biglaw, then she went in-house....