ABOUT US

AWARD-WINNING LEGAL INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 

WHO WE ARE

LeadWise Group is an award-winning, women-owned management consulting firm for the legal industry. For over a decade, our mission has been to help legal industry leaders in law firms and in-house legal departments to successfully manage their most critical issues:

  1. Leadership Pipeline,
  2. Talent Engagement and Retention,
  3. Business Development, and
  4. People and Practice Group Management. 

Never before have effective management, leadership and business skills been as important as they are today. Disruptive global changes have impacted every facet of how we do business and how we work. The time has come for us to reimagine and redesign the world of legal. The key to success in this period of transformational change is a people-first mindset. 

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MEET OUR FOUNDER

For over a decade, Yuliya (“you-leah“) LaRoe has partnered with leaders in law firms and in-house legal departments to support them in attracting, developing, engaging and retaining their talent. An experienced lawyer, ICF-credentialed coach, and legal industry consultant, she brings over 20 years of legal industry people strategy experience along with her multicultural background and global perspective.

As a coach and consultant, Yuliya’s obsession is helping her clients achieve tangible results. Whether its about strengthening a practice group’s performance and collaboration, transforming the firm’s culture into a culture of entrepreneurship, or developing engagement strategies for lawyers working primarily remotely, she brings to the table proven strategies along with new, innovative ideas. Over the last decade, Yuliya coached and trained hundreds of lawyers and legal professionals, who reported achieving impressive results, such as being promoted to equity partnership, growing annual client billings from $100,000 to over $1,000,000, signing on Fortune100 companies as clients, expanding existing clients’ business by through cross-selling, and much more.

Yuliya’s expertise has been featured by the ABA, NALP, PDC, ALM, Law Practice Today, Attorney at Work, and other legal industry organizations and publications. As a professional speaker, she regularly presents at law firms, legal industry conferences, Bar conventions, and companies such as Airbus, Citibank, Miami Dolphins and others.

Previously, Yuliya practiced law for almost ten years at an AmLaw 100 law firm as legal counsel and advisor to Fortune 500 companies on a variety of issues related to their global operations.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Originally from Russia, Yuliya holds a Russian law degree from Far Eastern Federal University as well as an American law degree from University of Southern California School of Law.

She received her coaching education from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching and credentialed by the International Coaching Federation as a Professional Certified Coach. She is a Certified Master Practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index assessment and Certified Everything DiSC Workplace® Facilitator.

FUN FACTS ABOUT YULIYA

After moving to the United States in the late 1990s, Yuliya spent 15 years in Southern California. She now calls Miami area her home, where she resides with her husband and a brood of mischievous pets. Yuliya is an avid international traveler. She speaks 2.5 languages (English, Russian, and some Spanish – enough to make her way through Spain and Latin America). She is passionate about personal growth and cultural intelligence.

Something few people know about Yuliya is that in one year she spent two months volunteering in Costa Rica, traveled to South Korea and Russia, completed a four-month yoga teacher certification course, backpacked around India for a month, and attended a 10-day silent meditation retreat!

Yuliya LaRoe, JD, PCC, ELI-MP
Yuliya LaRoe, JD, PCC, ELI-MP Founder & President

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Juris Doctor | University of Southern California School of Law, USA
  • Bachelor of Laws | Far Eastern Federal University, Russia
  • Certified Professional Coach certificate | IPEC Coach Training
  • Professional Certified Coach credential | International Coaching Federation
  • Certified Yoga & Mindfulness Instructor | Bhakti Yoga Shala
  • Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner | IPEC Coach Training
  • Certified DiSC Personality Profile Facilitator | Wiley & Sons

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