In Episode 014 of The Former Lawyer Podcast, Sarah talks with Jennifer Alvey. Jennifer left the law for a career in legal publishing, and now works as a career coach for lawyers and others looking to make a career change. 

In this conversation, Jennifer shares about:

  • Her progression from thinking she just didn’t like her particular legal job to realizing she didn’t want to be a lawyer at all;
  • How she found her first job in legal publishing;
  • Why writing for a legal publication was completely different from typical legal writing;
  • How her blog, which started as a fun side project, turned into an actual business; 
  • Why career coaching can only take you so far;
  • Why she felt shame about leaving her legal career, and how she dealt with it;
  • Why you need to have non-lawyer friends;
  • and much more!

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