The Former Lawyer Podcast

The Former Lawyer Podcast

Sarah Cottrell

The Former Lawyer Podcast play_circle_filled

Listen And Subscribe

Latest Episode

How to Take A Mental Health Leave of Absence From Your Law Firm with Megan Nogasky

Sarah spoke with last week’s guest, Megan Nogasky, again on this week’s podcast to dive deeper into the idea of taking mental health breaks. They chatted about the importance of listening to the signs, how to take the first steps, and some of the common challenges lawyers have in taking a mental health break. If you missed last week's episode, make sure to listen to learn more about Megan’s story of leaving law and turning to the mental health field.  See show notes at

About The Former Lawyer Podcast

Do you hate working as a lawyer? Are you an unhappy lawyer who wants to leave the law, but isn't sure what to do next? Do your family and friends think you're crazy for wanting to leave the law, or are you too afraid to tell them you don't want to be a lawyer? The Former Lawyer Podcast is for you! Each week, host Sarah Cottrell interviews a different former lawyer who has left the law behind. Hear inspiring stories about how these former lawyers are thriving and found their way to careers and lives they love. Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more.