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Legal Coaching for Attorneys

Joan Newman is a nationally recognized coach on leadership and professional development skills including business development, legal project management, time management, supervision, and delegation, building and maintaining professional relationships, communication and emotional intelligence, and generational issues.  She specializes in coaching law firm partners and associates as well as in-house counsel and other professionals to improve their leadership and other strategic skills. Joan is a Certified Master Coach and is certified in Lean Six Sigma.

All coaching engagements include an upfront skill assessment, customized coaching plan, and regular meetings (either in person or phone-based) throughout the process. Because Joan’s coaching is customized to meet the particular needs, goals, and learning styles of the individual professional, she is extremely effective in honing professional and leadership skills, developing greater self-awareness, and increasing situational savvy. Joan serves as a strategic advisor and confidant during the coaching engagement, providing ongoing support and counsel as the professional addresses challenging projects and situations in real time.

Coaching Programs That Build Strategic, Developmental, & Interpersonal Skills

Joan Newman & Associates’ customized coaching programs for individual attorneys and other professionals focus on a variety of strategic professional and developmental skills necessary to succeed in a highly competitive business environment. Learn more:

Professional Insights

Successful Attorneys Have Structured New Business Development Strategies

Successful lawyers have an unwavering commitment to their new business development process. Their strategies are structured, scheduled, and focused.

Legal Project Management is Critical to Client Satisfaction

Legal project management is being adopted by savvy lawyers in response to the “new normal” service delivery demanded by clients: more transparency, predictable legal costs, and more efficiency and value from lawyers.

Time Management is Critical for Legal Career Success

Good time management skills are essential to being a successful lawyer. Lawyers who are organized and manage their time well tend to think more clearly, work more productively, and make a better impression on colleagues and clients.