Trainings & Presentations

Trainings, Presentations & Workshops for Law Firms, Bar Associations and Other Law Related Organizations

In addition to individual lawyer coaching, my professional services include private group  presentations, trainings & workshops to groups within law firms of all sizes, including  to associates, associates & partners, individual practice groups & women’s initiatives.

These private  engagements include lunch & learns, partial and full day trainings, and before and after work presentations on strategic business development, individual business development plans, niche marketing, LinkedIn, event networking, etc.

The following is a list of my public engagements.  (This list does not include all of the times I have spoken at law schools on networking, job searches and legal careers, and served on and moderated career panels.) 

June 2017 “He Said What?!  Networking for Young Professionals”, plenary speaker, ABA Lawyers Professional Liability Committee, Young Professionals Annual In Person|Chicago Conference

April 2017 “Maximize Your Strengths”, breakfast speaker, State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Annual Summit

April 2017 “Mediator Marketing 101”, training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

February 2017 “Dress for Success.  Business Etiquette for Law Students:  What Not to Wear, Eat, Do, Say…!”, speaker, Michigan State University College of Law, Career Services Office & Phi Alpha Delta

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February 2017 “Build On Your Strengths”, speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Wayne Region

February 2017 “3 Myths About Balance & How You Can Bust Them”, retreat speaker, Women’s Bar Association/Oakland Region of Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

January 2017 “Fresh Year, Fresh You:  10 Tips for a More Successful 2017”, speaker, Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP)

December 2016 “Advanced LinkedIn for Lawyers”, speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association New Lawyers Section

November 2016 “Versatility of the JD”, panel speaker, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Black Law Students Association

November 2016 “Getting Your Marketing Plan Together For 2017”, webinar co-speaker, ABA Women Rainmakers

November 2016 “Breaking Through Barriers to Greater Success”, speaker, State Bar of Michigan Tips & Tools for a Successful Practice Seminar

April 2016 “Private Practice:  One Size Does Not Fit All”, panel speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Statewide Annual Meeting

April 2016 “A Business Development Checkup”, lunch speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Section

April 2016 “Mediator Marketing 101”, training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

October 2015 “Versatility of the JD”, panel speaker, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Black Law Students Association and South Asian Law Students Association

May 2015 “Breaking Through Barriers to Greater Success”, speaker, State Bar of Michigan Tips & Tools for a Successful Practice Seminar

May 2015 “Ten Secrets to Early Career Success!”, speaker, Barristers Section’s bi-monthly Bar Review, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

March 2015 “Law Firm Websites – Maximize Your Results”, on-demand webcast seminar panelist, Institute of Continuing Legal Education

November 2014 “Breaking Through Barriers to Greater Success”, speaker, State Bar of Michigan Tips & Tools for a Successful Practice Seminar

October 2014 “Mediator Marketing 101,” training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

October 2014 “Marketing a Virtual Law Practice”, speaker, State Bar of Michigan Appellate Law Section

October 2014 “Niche Marketing:  What, Why & How”, lunch speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Western Region

September 2014 “Career Advice for In-House Counsel:  Strategies for Success”, speaker, Association of Corporate Counsel – Michigan Chapter and Foley & Lardner’s Annual State of the Law Conference

September 2014 “Earning Your Fame & Fortune With a Niche Practice”, speaker, Annual ICLE Solo & Small Firm Institute

June 2014 “Mediator Marketing 101,” training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

May 2014 “Practice & Career Building Buffet:  20 Tips in 20 Minutes”, breakfast speaker, State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Annual Summit

May 2014 “Breaking Through to Greater Success”, speaker, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association Women’s Annual Spring Meeting, southeast Michigan region

May 2014 “Job Searching & Career Positioning”, lunch speaker, Michigan Court of Appeals Pre-Hearing Attorneys, Detroit

May 2014 “Taking Charge of Your Career”, speaker, Association of Law Libraries – Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting

May 2014 “Breaking Through Barriers to Greater Success”, speaker, State Bar of Michigan Tips & Tools for a Successful Practice Seminar

April 2014 “Mentors v Sponsors:  How Sponsors Accelerate Careers”, speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan State Annual Meeting

March 2014 “Market Your Practice!”, speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Section

February 2014 “Mentors v Sponsors:  How Sponsors Accelerate Careers”, speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Mid-Michigan Region.

ICLE Webcast Website PanelFebruary 2014 “Building Your Niche Law Practice”, on-demand webcast seminar panelist, Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

February 2014 “Mentors v Sponsors:  How Sponsors Accelerate Careers”, speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Wayne Region.

February 2014 “Calculating Your ROI”, panel speaker, Women & Leadership in the Workplace Conference, Michigan Business & Professional Association.

February 2014 “Business Etiquette for Law Students:  What Not to Wear, Eat, Do, Say…!”, speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Cooley Ann Arbor Chapter and Cooley Office of Career Services.

January 2014 “What Not to Wear, Eat, Do, Say…!  Business Etiquette for New Lawyers and Others”, speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association New Lawyers Section.

November 2013 “Mediator Marketing 101,” training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center.

October 2013 “Mentors v Sponsors:  What, Why, Who & How,” speaker, Women Lawyers of Utah Annual Retreat, Deer Valley, Utah.

October 2013 “Attorney Marketing 101,”  co-speaker, State Bar of Michigan Labor & Employment Law Section’s program “Making Your Case:  Selling Yourself to Clients & the Courts.”

June 2013 “Demographic Changes in the Profession:  Using Strategic Planning to Diversify & Strengthen Membership,” panel speaker, State Bar of Michigan Annual Bar Leadership Forum.

June 2013 “Mediator Marketing 101,”  training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center.

May 2013 “Balancing Act,” seminar speaker, State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section & Ingham County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section.

May 2013 “Networking for Success,” conference speaker, State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section.

April 2013 “Niche Marketing:  Why, How To and Now What?” facilitator, ABA Women Rainmakers. (April 23 – Bloomfield Hills.  April 25 – Grand Rapids.)  Co-creator of the national ABA Women Rainmakers workshop and materials being used in 37 cities to teach 600+ lawyers.

March 2013 “8 Keys to Business Development,” conference speaker, Business Law Association, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

March 2013 “Walk Out a Winner:  How to Overcome Challenges and Succeed at Negotiations,” panelist, WXW (Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw) and Women Lawyers Association of Michigan-Washtenaw Region.

January 2013 “Career Panel Discussion,” moderator, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan-Wayne Region & Women’s Law Caucus, University of Detroit Mercy Law School.

January 2013 “Meetings & Mixers & Marketing, Oh My!  Secrets to Success as an Introvert,” speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association Real Estate Law Section.

November 2012 “Mediator Marketing 101,” training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center.

November 2012 “Time!  Manage Yours Well,” facilitator, ABA Women Rainmakers Local Programming, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

October 2012 “Business Development Through Niche Marketing:  10 Ways to Find Your Niche,” speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association Solo & Small Firm Section

October 2012 “Business Etiquette for Law Students:  What Not to Wear, Eat, Do, Say. . . ,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Cooley Ann Arbor Chapter and Cooley Office of Career Services

September 2012 “Q&A for Your Law Practice Day,” facilitator, State Bar of Michigan Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section Annual Lunch Program

September 2012 “Marketing is a Contact Sport,” speaker, State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting & ICLE Solo & Small Firm Institute

September 2012 “Your Third Career,” panelist, State Bar of Michigan Masters Lawyers Section Annual Meeting

July 2012 “Tips for Summer Starters:  Setting Up For Success,”  lunch speaker, Women Law Students Association, University of Michigan Law School

June 2012 “The Art of Networking,” event speaker, Ingham County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Seminar:  Expand Your Practice & Jumpstart Your Career

June 2012 “Mediator Marketing 101,” training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

June 2012 “The Effective Bar Leader:  Capitalize on Opportunities and Avoid Pitfalls,” panelist, State Bar of Michigan Annual Bar Leadership Forum

May 2012 “Establishing & Maintaining Meaningful Mentoring Relationships,” monthly series speaker, ABA Young Lawyers Division – Women in the Profession Committee and ABA Women Rainmakers Committee

April 2012 “Building a Buzz,” facilitator, ABA Women Rainmakers Local Programming, Bloomfield Hills and Grand Rapids

April 2012 “Event Networking:  Questions to Ask, Techniques to Try,” event speaker, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Feb 2012 “New Lawyers:  Plan to Succeed,”  event speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Association New Lawyers Section

Jan 2012 “Behind the Bench,” lunch & learn moderator, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Jan 2012 “Self Promotion,” leadership skills series speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan -Wayne Region

Nov 2011 “Mediator Marketing 101,” training program speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

Nov 2011 “Marketing is a Contact Sport,” event facilitator, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Oct 2011 “Your Personal Brand,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan -Western Region

Oct 2011 “Building & Projecting Confidence,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Great Lakes Bay Region

Oct 2011 “Understanding and Articulating Your Personal Brand,” facilitator, ABA Women Rainmakers Local Programming

Sept 2011 Practice Management & Marketing Issues, facilitator, State Bar of Michigan Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section Annual Meeting

July 2011 “Mediator Marketing 101,” speaker, Mediation Training &  Consultation   Institute

June 2011 “Marketing Your Bar Association,” facilitator, State Bar of Michigan Annual Bar Leadership Forum

June 2011 “Network Like a Pro,”  speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan -Macomb Region

May 2011 “Business Development for Young Lawyers”, breakfast speaker, State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section Annual Summit

May 2011 “Modern Day Marketing,” speaker, Straker Bar Association

April 2011 “Social Media & Your Image,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan State Annual Meeting

April 2011 “Marketing Your Mediation Practice,” speaker, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Conference

April 2011 “Social Media & Young Lawyers,” speaker, State Bar of Michigan Justice Initiatives Policy Summit

April 2011 “Mediator Marketing 101,” speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

Feb 2011 “Legal Careers”, speaker, West Bloomfield High School Law Club

Dec 2010 “New Associates: Plan to Succeed – a Business Development Workshop,” speaker, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Dec 2010 “Alternative Legal Careers,” speaker, Washtenaw County Bar Young Lawyers

Nov 2010 “Solos:  Plan to Succeed – a Business Development Workshop,” speaker, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Oct 2010 “Mediator Marketing 101,” speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

Oct 2010 Practice Management & Marketing Issues, facilitator, State Bar of Michigan Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section Annual Meeting

May 2010 Career Success & Marketing, moderator, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan State Annual Meeting

May 2010 “Event Networking,” speaker, Macomb County Bar Association

Feb 2010 “Supersize Three Relationship Skills,” speaker, American Society of Women Accountants

Feb 2010 “Mediator Marketing 101,” speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

Jan 2010 “Make It Rain,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan -Washtenaw Region

Nov 2009 “Successful Interviewing Techniques,” speaker, Ms. JD Annual Conference

Oct 2009 “How to Brand Yourself,” speaker, POWER:  Opening Doors for Women Conference

Oct 2009 “Mediator Marketing,” speaker, Dispute Resolution Center

Sept 2009 “Business Development Toolkit,” speaker, State Bar of Michigan Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section Annual Meeting

Sept 2009 “Shifting Gears:  A Career Change Process,” speaker, Air & Waste Management Association Annual Young Professionals Meeting

June 2009 “Creating a Career Stimulus Package,” speaker, Risk Management Association Annual Women in Business Networking Lunch

May 2009 “Mid-Year Tuneup Tools,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan -Wayne Region Annual Meeting

March 2009 Job Searching, speaker, State Bar of Michgan Young Lawyers Section

Jan 2009 “Take Charge of Your Career, Now!” speaker, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association New Lawyers Bootcamp

Oct 2008 “Take Charge of Your Career,” speaker, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan -Oakland Region