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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Feb 27, 2023

In this episode, Sarah interviews a former lawyer, Karen Gulde. After 22 years as a lawyer, she decided to transition into counseling and help drive home the importance of mental health and self-care.

Sarah and Karen talk about what factors led to her making the career switch, and what advice she has for others who...

Feb 20, 2023

This podcast episode is all about therapy for lawyers. Sarah covers the importance of finding a therapist that fits your needs and the five tips to help you find the right person. 

There aren’t therapists for lawyers specifically, but there are a few tools you can utilize to help you find someone that works best for...

Feb 13, 2023

In this episode, Sarah interviews Mike Whelan, the author of Lawyer Forward. They chat about his work helping solo attorneys, breaking out of the task-oriented law world, and moving towards a system that allows people to thrive and succeed. You’ll hear about his experience starting law school in his 30s right as...

Feb 6, 2023

This episode features Cary Simowitz. Cary met Sarah by email in the summer of 2020 while he was still working as a lawyer.

Before then, he had done a detour and bagged a MFA degree in California, right out of law school. Now, Cary works as the head of legal marketing at a law firm in the Midwest. 

His story is proof...