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The Former Lawyer Podcast

Jan 31, 2022

This week, I am talking about my interview with Ilona Salmons. She's actually not a lawyer but she works primarily with mental health in lawyers and other high achievers. In fact, in her doctoral research, the subject of it was burnout in lawyers.

I wanted to share this interview with her because some of the things that...

Jan 24, 2022

Are you ready to find a new job after leaving the law? Do you want to find the right post-legal career for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

Here at Former Lawyer, I work with lawyers to help find the best path after leaving their soul-sucking careers. Today, I’m going to talk about the upcoming Guided...

Jan 17, 2022

On the latest episode of the Former Lawyer podcast, I talked about The Eight Signs of a Toxic Legal Workplace. For this episode, I am going to pull heavily from a great piece by Ilona Salmons, who is a therapist that specializes in working with lawyers.

You may have noticed that toxic workplaces often come up a...

Jan 10, 2022

This week, I want to talk to you about the pernicious cycle that is trapping you in your lawyer job. Obviously, this doesn't apply to everyone but if you are someone who's feeling trapped in your job as a lawyer, then I'm going to guess that this cycle is part of why.

By far, when my clients come to me to work with...

Jan 3, 2022

Welcome to the very first episode of The Former Lawyer Podcast that's releasing in 2022. Today, I want to talk to you about a question that I'm sure many of you have, which is, “How can I leave the law this year?”

It's interesting because when I speak with non-lawyers about the work that I do, this question might...