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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Aug 8, 2022

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer Podcast, Sarah sat down with former lawyer Landis Wade to talk about his journey in leaving the law after practicing for a long time. 35 years, to be exact. 

In their conversation, Sarah and Landis touched on many common themes on the podcast and in lawyers that are...


Aug 1, 2022

Today, we’re talking about a piece of trash advice that can really harm some lawyers who want to leave the law. 

We really need to talk about a piece of advice that people give to lawyers about their jobs. Personally, I think that it’s just plain trash advice. 

The trash advice we’re talking about today is,...


Jul 25, 2022

In this episode, you’ll learn about Aliza Shatzman, a former lawyer turned co-founder of a non-profit called Accountability Project. 

Aliza shares the circumstances that led her to decide to leave the legal system and start The Legal Accountability Project. The Legal Accountability Project seeks to ensure that as many...


Jul 18, 2022

On the latest episode of the podcast, Sarah had a conversation with Adam Pascarella about his journey in and out of Biglaw. 

Adam is currently the founder and CEO of Second Order Capital Management. But before that, Adam worked in Biglaw as an associate and ended up writing a book while leaving the law. 

The process...


Jul 11, 2022

If you’re a regular listener, you know that I practiced law for ten years, and now, I help unhappy lawyers ditch their soul-sucking jobs. On this podcast, I share advice for aspiring former lawyers and interviews to help you through the process of leaving and finding a new career. 

Today, I want to talk to you about...