About Yuliya LaRoe, Esq.

Yuliya (pronounced “You-Lee-Yah”) LaRoe is an experienced attorney, professional speaker, and certified leadership and executive coach, who helps senior associates accelerate promotion to partnership, new or junior partners get more clients, law firm leaders become more effective, and lawyers achieve a more fulfilling synergy between their professional and personal lives. She is co-founder of 20/20 Leadership Group, LLC, a national coaching firm focused on “seeing” lawyers, law firms and legal industry leaders to new levels of success. To learn more about Yuliya, please click HERE.

13 Questions to Answer to Create a Powerful Vision for Your Law Practice

As we are nearing the start of a new decade, many of our lawyer clients are beginning to set their goals for the new year and beyond. And the first step in any strategic planning process is to create a vision. What is a Vision? Your vision is your idea of what your practice and your career [...]

By | December 9th, 2019|Business Development, Partnership Track, Success Strategies|

8 Must Have Personality Traits of Successful Rainmakers

Any professional, whether you are a lawyer, or an accountant, or financial advisor, and whether you are just starting out or have been working for a while, must have at some point pondered this question: What does it really take to become a successful rainmaker? Is it the knowledge? Or delivering excellent service? Or perhaps some [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Leadership Development, Success Strategies|

Top 10 Client Appreciation Ideas for Lawyers

Have you ever met anyone who does not like to be appreciated or thanked for their efforts or accomplishments? I haven't and I bet neither have you. Everyone likes to be appreciated and treated well even if they don't show it on the surface. And this of course includes your clients. Surprisingly, many lawyers often forget this simple truth and [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|Business Development, Relationship Building|

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk and Become More Confident

A few days ago at a speed mentoring event, organized by the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (MD FAWL), I spoke with a number of law students who shared with me that one of their biggest challenges was not feeling confident. One student in particular explained that this was one of the things [...]

By | October 28th, 2015|Leadership Development, Success Strategies|

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Own Law Firm

Starting your own law firm will be one of the most rewarding and one of the most challenging experiences of your life. As a “recovering” attorney, who has started her own business, I know first hand what it really takes to launch and grow a business. What I also know are the myriad of mistakes a [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|Business Development|

3 Surprising Ways Travel Can Make You a Better Lawyer

Having recently gotten back from a short trip to New Orleans, I was wondering: Do you like to travel? Besides being fun, travel has been proven to affect your brain, your mood, your overall sense of well-being and your future success in several positive ways. So if you are thinking of taking a trip this summer, consider [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|Success Strategies|

How to Easily Incorporate Marketing Into Your Busy Schedule As A Lawyer

You are a lawyer. You are smart, driven, ambitious, and focused. And you don't want just a legal career... You want a GREAT legal career that gives you Influence, Independence and Control. And you know that these days to grow and move your career forward it's simply not enough to be a great lawyer, draft excellent briefs, and [...]

By | April 18th, 2015|Business Development|

Women Lawyers: Learn To Develop Business Without Feeling Salesy, Pushy or Inauthentic

How would you like to build a book of business and grow your legal practice without feeling salesy, pushy or inauthentic?  Building a thriving law practice is challenging enough but doing it without feeling like a used car salesman is an entirely different level. We hear this a lot from women lawyers. They would love to build [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|Business Development|

The Single Most Powerful Way to Decrease Stress and Increase Focus and Clarity

Often we are asked about ways to decrease stress and increase focus, self-awareness and confidence. As former practicing attorneys, dealing with stress, anxiety and challenges with focus and clarity used to be our daily experience. Now we have a secret tool, which, if used daily, produces incredible results. This powerful tool is... ...meditation. Having been meditating [...]

By | January 19th, 2015|Success Strategies|

The One Powerful Business Growth Strategy that Most Lawyers Fail to Implement

Managing the day-to-day affairs of any business is not a simple task and your law practice is no exception. On any given day there are so many things going on that at times many lawyers wonder whether they can manage it all. What most lawyers don't realize is that there is one strategy that can help them [...]