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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Sep 26, 2022

Today, we’re going to talk about something that comes up for almost anyone who decides to leave the law to do something else, especially those who started in Biglaw. That is the experience of grieving your legal career.

Now, that may sound sad, but don't worry. This article won’t be super heavy. But it’s...


Sep 19, 2022

Mary Adkins followed her dream of becoming an author after leaving the law. And she knew the law wasn’t for her by the second day.

Today she's joining Sarah Cottrell to share her story of leaving Biglaw to become an author and writing coach.

There are so many lawyers out there with dreams of being a writer, but they...


Sep 12, 2022

This particular piece of advice is generally garbage advice for lawyers. The advice in question is, “do what you love.” or “When you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life.” 

There are so many things that are problematic about this advice, especially for lawyers. Keep reading to learn more about...


Sep 5, 2022

Are you sick of your job as a lawyer and want to find an alternative career? Have you been searching for a coaching program for lawyers that can support you in that process?

If you've been thinking about investing in a coaching program for lawyers or even working with a career coach, then today’s blog post will...


Aug 29, 2022

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer, Sarah takes a break from interviewing former lawyers to talk about a realization that many clients have when trying to find the right post-legal career.  

Something can be simple and still not be easy. While these two words are often used synonymously, they aren’t the same....