Yuliya LaRoe


"While technology will undoubtedly make a substantial impact on the future of the practice of law, it is the people in the legal profession who will create this transformation. Consequently, law firms and legal organizations that focus on developing their legal and leadership talent will have the cutting edge.”

Yuliya LaRoe is an experienced attorney, professional speaker, and certified coach and strategic advisor, who helps law firms develop their talent and supports lawyers in propelling their professional growth and business development success. She is the founder of LeadWise Group (leadwisegroup.com), an award-winning legal talent development firm focused on helping law firms attract, retain and develop their most important asset, their people. She is also a co-creator of the Rainmaking Academy (rainmakingacademy.com), an online business development training and coaching program for lawyers, and Law Practice Academy (lawpracticeacademy.com), an online academy helping lawyers expand their existing practice areas. Prior to helping lawyers become more successful, Yuliya served as counsel at a major international law firm for nearly 10 years advising numerous Fortune 500 Companies on a variety of legal issues related to their global operations. A seasoned speaker, Yuliya is frequently invited to present to numerous law firms, companies, and organizations. Yuliya frequently shares her expertise in publications as diverse as the Miami Herald, American Bar Association, Law Practice Today, NALP Bulletin, Attorney at Work, ALM and a variety of others. Originally from Russia, Yuliya holds a Russian law degree from Far Eastern Federal University, as well as a US law degree from the University of Southern California School of Law. She is credentialed as a Certified Professional Coach through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. She is a Certified Master Practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index assessment and Certified Everything DiSC Workplace® Facilitator