Quit Law and Code with William Ha [GWL 32]

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Will is a recovering lawyer. After practicing for a few years, Will discovered that he wasn’t passionate about the law. So he transitioned. For the past 2 years, he has been working as an application developer for a software consulting company.

What We Discuss in this Episode:

  • How to address the lack of excitement in your legal work
  • Should you quit your legal job cold-turkey?
  • What to do if legal work burns you out
  • You can teach yourself to code – here’s how
  • Can you find that “high” in another job?
  • Publishing a book is a great source of alternate income
  • Sharing your unique story with the world can be therapeutic for you and can connect you with amazing people

Resources Mentioned:


Recommended Reading:

William Ha – Quit Law and Code: A Guide to Transition from Law to App Development (affiliate link*)

Peter Thiel – Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future (affiliate link*)

Action Item:

Don’t be afraid to explore.

Contact Information:


Twitter: @burritofanatic

Email: will@quitlawandcode.com

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