About Yuliya LaRoe, Esq.

Yuliya LaRoe is an experienced attorney, professional speaker, certified leadership and business coach, and legal talent development consultant. She is co-founder of 20/20 Leadership Group, LLC, a women-owned award-winning legal talent development consulting firm focused on “seeing” lawyers, law firms and legal industry leaders to new levels of success. To learn more about Yuliya, please click HERE.

Law Firm Leaders: You Can Do Better

In her article Law Firms Demote Partners as Pressure Mounts Over Profits, the author Sara Randazzo (a legal business reporter at The Wall Street Journal) painted a real picture of the state of legal practice in the US. As a lawyer who used to practice law at a large firm, to me this storyline sounds familiar... [...]

Lawyers as Business Leaders: Overcoming Stereotypes

Law is a profession. But it’s also a business. You simply can’t be successful at one without being successful at the other. You may have the courtroom skills to match the greatest lawyers to ever stand before a judge, but if you haven’t built a book of business, you won’t be using those skills on [...]

The 4 Steps to Being Successful AND Fulfilled as a Lawyer

Do you remember WHY you became a lawyer? We were chatting the other day asking ourselves this same question: "Why did we become lawyers all those years ago?" For us, as for most lawyers we know, becoming an attorney meant the ability to help others, to make a difference, AND to have a great life. [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Success Strategies|

Hot Alternative Legal Careers for 2016

It’s been the subject of books, articles, conversations with family, friends, and colleagues and, of course, blog posts like this one: what can I do with a law degree other than being a lawyer? Whether you are a 3L approaching graduation who has decided that practicing law is not for you or a mid-career attorney [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Career Transitions|

The 3 Critical Things You Need to Be Doing if Partnership Is Your 2016 Goal

Super Bowl Sunday is around the corner, and, unfortunately, once again the Miami Dolphins will be watching the game from home. In football, the “red zone” is what they call the last 20 yards before the end zone. The team has been painstakingly moving down the field yard by yard; making all the right moves [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|Partnership Track, Success Strategies|

Destination Unknown: Taking Control Over Your Legal Career Journey

The American Lawyer magazine recently released its annual survey of third through fifth-year associates at BigLaw firms. When I looked at the findings of the survey, the responses to one particular question really jumped out at me. These mid-level associates were asked: “What do you expect to be doing in five years?” Almost one-third of [...]