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Legal Business Development Coaching & Training for Lawyers

Law is one of the world’s most respected professions. It is prestigious, intellectually challenging, personally fulfilling, and financially rewarding. It is also complex, demanding, and competitive. Joan Newman & Associates specializes in legal professional and career development coaching and training. She leverages her 30-year career as a practicing attorney to teach and fine-tune the critical skills necessary for lawyers to improve performance, gain confidence, and achieve success. Her professional and career development programs focus on a variety of critical areas, including time management and organization, building substantive expertise, writing skills, career goals, professional image, work-life balance, and professional etiquette.

Coaching & Training Lawyers in the Art of Professional Development

Joan Newman & Associates offers a variety of legal professional and career development coaching and training services. These include individualized coaching programs for law firm associates and partners, and law department counsel; group training sessions; public speaking on the latest trends in professional development in the legal industry; and facilitating group discussions on techniques to improve professional development skills. 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.