Attorney Coaching and Training

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Legal Outplacement Counseling and Career Transition Coaching

Joan Newman & Associates works with law firms and individual attorneys around the country, providing legal outplacement counseling and legal career transition coaching. Joan draws upon her 30 years as a practicing attorney and mentor to help lawyers at all stages develop a clear career path. Her services include personal, professional, and financial goal setting; resume and interview preparation; exploring career alternatives in and outside of the legal environment; negotiating employment and compensation packages; and teaching or honing critical strategic, professional, and interpersonal skills. Joan has coached dozens of attorneys through significant career transitions, including lay-offs, promotions, successions, and retirements.

Programs That Build Strategic, Developmental, and Interpersonal Skills

Joan Newman & Associates’ professional legal coaching and training programs focus on a variety of critical strategic, behavioral, and interpersonal skills that help attorneys transition into new career opportunities and keep them competitive in the job market. Learn more:

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