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.

Lawyers: Answer These 13 Questions to Create Your Business Development Plan

This article was originally printed in the February 2019 issue of the ABA’s Law Practice Today – click here to read the full version now. +++ Well, it’s that time again. The time when millions of people around the world make their New Year’s resolutions. The trouble with resolutions is that they are very [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Business Development|

[INTERVIEW] Lawyers Turned Award-Winning Coaches Helping to Close the Gender Gap in Law Firms

We had the honor of being interviewed by the 2018/2019 President of the Miami-Dade Chapter of FAWL and the below interview was originally published on LinkedIn. +++ By: Lara Bueso Bach Attorney at Weil, Gotshal & Mangers (Miami) 2018/2019 President of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers Reading through the 2018 [...]

5 Strategies for Busy Lawyers to Find Time for Business Development

This article was originally printed in the December 2018 issue of the ABA’s Law Practice Today – click here to read the full version now. +++ When lawyers say that they don’t have time for business development, what they’re really saying is, “I’ve set my priorities and business development is not at the top [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Business Development|

Helping Your New Breed of Lawyers Become Successful Business Developers

This article was originally printed in the November 2018 issue of the NALP Bulletin - click here to read the full version now. +++ Now more than ever, law firm leaders understand that the key to sustainable growth in the current business landscape depends not only on the quality of their lawyers’ legal talent, but [...]

By | November 6th, 2018|Business Development, Lawyer Professional Development|

Five Success Strategies to Retain and Develop Your Firm’s Lawyers

Look at almost any law firm website and you’ll likely see boasts about how the firm is “client-focused” or “client-centric.” Certainly, devoting your energy and efforts towards serving your clients is a positive, if not essential, attribute for a successful practice. Same goes for securing those clients in the first place. While calling your firm [...]

Why Women Lawyers Need Sponsors, Not Just Mentors

Mentoring in the legal profession is not new. For women lawyers, in particular, mentors can be invaluable sources of guidance on everything from the nuts and bolts of the practice to work/life balance strategies. Many firms have formal mentoring programs for associates, pairing them with a partner or senior associate who can help them develop [...]

How to Create Your 2018 Attorney Business Development Plan [Free Download]

Happy New Year! We hope that you enjoyed the holiday season and we wish you a year of meaningful breakthroughs in 2018. However, to reach your breakthroughs you need... a PLAN! But many lawyers don't even identify their important long-terms goals, let alone spend time mapping them out or focusing on achieving them throughout the year. [...]

Top 3 Podcasts that Every Professional Must Follow

All of us here at 20/20 Leadership Group absolutely LOVE podcasts! As leadership and business development coaches for professionals (such as lawyers, accountants, financial advisors), we are obsessed about learning and growing - for our own sake and to better serve our clients. So we often nudge each other to listen to the next episode on our [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Business Development, Leadership Development|

[VIDEO] How to Introduce Yourself to Others When You Do More Than One Thing

Do you ever struggle with how to best introduce yourself when meeting new contacts, especially if you do several things in your practice or serve several types of clients? It's not so easy, is it? That's why in today's Rainmaking Academy Office Hours video we are sharing our tips on how to introduce yourself most effectively. [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Business Development, Relationship Building|

Need to start building your book of business, but hate marketing or self-promotion? Start here.

Seven years ago, Katherine started her career as an attorney. Katherine is a heck of a lawyer - she is bright and focused and loves what she does. Even as a junior lawyer she quickly earned a great reputation among her partners and peers. Frankly, Katherine has been in “career haven” for these few years [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Business Development, Success Strategies|