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

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• 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

• 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.

• February 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 Meetin

• 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

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