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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Aug 26, 2019

On today’s show, Sarah interviews Alexis Michaud. In her former life, Alexis was Deputy General Counsel for a newly public technology company. 

In this interview, Alexis shares:

  • Why she left the law after practicing for 18 years;
  • How working with an Executive Coach was integral to determining her next move; 

Aug 19, 2019

On today’s show, Sarah interviews Maria Phillis, former lawyer turned doctor (ob/gyn, to be specific). 

In this interview, Maria shares:

  • Why getting laid off during the big crash of '08/'09 wasn’t a terrible thing in retrospect;
  • Why loving trial work wasn’t enough to keep her in the law; 
  • How she challenged...

Aug 12, 2019

In this episode, Sarah Cottrell, the host of The Former Lawyer Podcast, shares about her experience working as a lawyer and why she decided to leave the law after practicing for 10 years. You'll hear about why she decided to go to law school (spoiler, she doesn't actually remember deciding to go), how she took a...

Aug 3, 2019


In today's mini episode, Sarah introduces The Former Lawyer Podcast.

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