Why I Left the Law Despite Wanting to Be a Lawyer

The first time I stumbled across my life coach’s website and saw her latest program on career change I remember thinking: Why the hell would I change careers? I want to be a lawyer. Fast forward a few years to me enrolling in her year-long mastermind to make sure I was able to quit practicing… Read More…

What Lawyers Can Learn from Summer Camp

I was a counselor at summer camp last month. Sounds banal enough. But what would you say if I told you some of my campers were older than me? I went to summer camp for grown-ass women, and it was even more than I hoped it’d be. I decided to go because I hadn’t spent… Read More…

Networking for Lawyers Redux

We’re having a vet behaviorist come to our house. Yep. We’re those people. But we used to be waaaaaaay further out on the ridiculous end of the spectrum before we had a baby. We flew our (then only) dog to Vegas to be the flower “girl” in our wedding. We bought a tufted settee to… Read More…

Can Lawyers Really Have It All?

I remember standing outside an Ann Taylor display window as a tween and telling my mom, “I’m going to dress like that when I grow up. I’ll be a lawyer and make enough money to buy whatever clothes I want. And whatever clothes my kids want.” (That last comment was a dig at my mom’s… Read More…