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What makes a firm extraordinary?

A healthy bottom line is great, but if you want your firm to have a positive impact beyond the balance sheet, you need to cultivate a culture that will attract and retain happy and productive lawyers.

I’ll work with you to make sure you have all the tools you need to become extraordinary. I’ll help you learn how to recruit and retain the best talent. How to spot problems and fix them before they become “issues.” How to make your firm the kind law school students and laterals dream of landing a job with.

Meaningful Strategic Planning

To get where you want to go, you need to know where you’ve been. I’ll help your firm assess your current realities and then work with you to create a new roadmap for success.


  • On-site and telephone interviews with firm principals and other staff to assess firm’s history and future goals
  • Work with senior staff to create firm mission and vision statements
  • A full strategic plan with directions for implementation
  • On-site workshop to present findings and ensure buy-in at all levels of the firm

How to Retain Top Talent

The ability to recruit and retain top talent is one of the most important indicators of your firm’s future success. I’ll perform a full evaluation of your firm to create a plan that will help you attract—and keep—the highest caliber professionals.


  • On-site and telephone interviews with top talent at all levels of organization to determine what’s working and what’s not
  • A comprehensive, personalized report of recruiting and retention strategies
  • On-site workshop to go over the report in-depth and discuss implementation
  • Post-evaluation coaching retainers also available to ensure long-lasting results

Conflict Mediation

When there is conflict in your workplace, it can lead to reduced productivity, dissatisfaction in the workplace and increased attrition. I work with both individuals and groups to mediate tension and conflict in a safe and unbiased atmosphere.

Workshops & Seminars

For firms that need targeted help, I offer a variety of career development workshops and Continuing Legal Education seminars.

  • In-house CLE, half- or full-day workshops on topics such as effective leadership, goal-setting and achieving, time management, communication skills, conflict resolution and more
  • Strategic retreats for senior management to get in-depth, personal guidance and emerge with clear direction and vision for firm growth

Executive Coaching

Through personalized, one-on-one coaching sessions with me, your top talent will gain more ease and confidence in themselves and be empowered to achieve the results they want and that your firm deserves.

  • Coaching can be live or over the phone, anywhere in the country
  • Retainer arrangements available for your ease in planning and budgeting

Don’t see anything that quite fits your needs? I’m happy to work with you to create a customized program.

Contact me to talk more about how working with me will serve your firm’s needs.


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