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The Former Lawyer Podcast

May 29, 2023

On the podcast today, Sarah is talking to Andrew Sohn, a podcast listener. He was practicing law when he began listening to the podcast and decided to transition to career services at a law school.

Andrew shares his journey from law school and deciding to leave the law for the career happiness he's found today.

It was...

May 22, 2023

In today’s episode, Sarah talks about how people look at those who leave law firms. The views tend to be distorted, especially from others who work at the firm.

This comes up often in Sarah’s conversations with former lawyers and people who are still currently working in law, so today, she’s diving in a bit...

May 15, 2023

In today’s podcast, Sarah is chatting with Raha Francis. Raha graduated from Harvard Law and worked as a corporate intellectual property attorney before pivoting into a management consultant role at the Boston Consulting Group.

During those years, she figured out how she wanted to spend her days and helps people today...

May 8, 2023

In this podcast episode, Sarah responds to a listener's email about a recent episode where the discussion was about law firms and the narcissists that often run them. The listener wanted an additional discussion on the podcast about the bullying and abuse that goes on in law firms. 

Sarah spent a decade moving through...

May 1, 2023

On today’s podcast, Sarah is chatting with Jayci Lee, a former lawyer who has become an author since leaving her job as a litigator. The conversation covers everything from the process of leaving law to the importance of caring for mental health.

Sarah discovered Jayci after reading one of her books where the main...