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Legal Leadership Development Coaching & Training for Lawyers

Leadership is fundamental to being a successful attorney. Effective lawyers use leadership and managerial skills to lead their clients, practice groups, departments, and law firms. Joan Newman & Associates provides individual attorneys and legal executives with coaching and training to help them develop and refine their leadership skills. Joan draws upon her 30-year career as a practicing attorney, law firm partner, firm management committee member, and practice group leader to offer proven processes and best practices for practice group and team management, attorney performance reviews and feedback, supervision and delegation techniques, communication skills, and strategic planning and decision making. She also offers consulting services on law firm succession planning and provides coaching to lawyers targeted for management positions.

Coaching & Training Lawyers in the Art of Leadership Development

Joan Newman & Associates offers a variety of legal leadership 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 leadership in the legal industry; and facilitating meetings and retreats focused on leadership development. 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.