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.

Effective Delegation for Lawyers Series: Part 3 – How Do You Delegate Efficiently?

This article was originally published on February 27, 2020 on Attorney @ Work.   Welcome to the final installment of our series on effective delegation for lawyers. By now you know that when it comes to effective delegation, there are three important steps focused on what, who and how. In Part 1, “What Can You Delegate?,” we shared a [...]

By | February 27th, 2020|Law Firm Leadership & Management, Practice Management|

Effective Delegation for Lawyers Series: Part 2 – To Whom Should You Delegate?

This article was originally published on February 20, 2020 on Attorney @ Work.   Welcome back to our series on effective delegation for lawyers! Effective delegation has three main steps, focused on what, who and how. In Part 1, we shared a matrix you can use to determine what work you can delegate and what work you should do yourself. [...]

By | February 27th, 2020|Law Firm Leadership & Management, Practice Management|

How Effective Is Your Firm’s Mentorship Program?

This article was originally published in the February 2020 issue of the ABA's Law Practice Today.  For years, mentorship has been and remains a key professional development tool for lawyers. However, in most cases, the success rates of formal law firm mentorship programs are low or unclear at best. In the 2019 Millennial Attorney Survey, conducted [...]

By | February 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Effective Delegation for Lawyers Series: Part 1 – What Can You Delegate?

This article was originally published on February 13, 2020 on Attorney @ Work. Julia is a star senior associate and soon-to-be partner. She knows that to continue succeeding at her firm, she needs to delegate more work to junior associates and staff. But how? She simply doesn’t think she can trust others to do a quality job. [...]

Developing Your Practice Group Chairs into Leaders Lawyers Actually Want to Follow

This article was originally published in the October 2019 issue of the NALP Bulletin – click here to read the original version now. +++ Law firm practice groups are typically led by the most respected legal expert or successful rainmaker in the group. But the skills required to be an effective practice group leader (“PGL”) [...]

The High Price of Perfectionism

This article was originally printed in the September 2019 issue of the ABA’s Law Practice Today – click here to read the full version now. +++ Does this sound familiar? A response to a client you’ve been working on is due today. It’s getting late. You are tired, stressed out, and frustrated. You are feeling [...]

The Missing Ingredient: Why most BD programs don’t work for women lawyers (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog post, we discussed the importance of gender ideologies on women lawyers’ approach to business development, and uncovered that having the right mindset is the missing ingredient in the training process of becoming a successful rainmaker. Now that we’ve established that the right mindset is a key element in business development success, here [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Business Development, Women Lawyers|

The Missing Ingredient: Why most BD programs don’t work for women lawyers (Part 1)

Kelly spent almost 12 years practicing law at one of the top BigLaw firms, four of those years as a partner. She is dedicated, committed, and focused on her work and her clients. She is well respected in her field, and clients love her. So it came as a complete shock to Kelly when she [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Business Development, Women Lawyers|

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. +++ 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 rarely accompanied by a plan of how they are [...]

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 [...]