Need a fresh take on a provocative topic from a celebrated speaker and trainer?

How about one who’s spent over 20 years developing legal talent, as an attorney, a recruiter, a business developer, a law school career development director, all the way to a C-Suite role in Attorney Development? Or one who can make your audience laugh while bringing home a serious point? You’ve found her.

Kendra Brodin, ESQ., MSW

Kendra is a sought-after speaker and trainer who is a uniquely-specialized expert in lawyer well-being and success. Kendra brings her passion, expertise, energy, and engaging speaking style to every presentation. One of Kendra’s trademarks is her versatility -- she can deliver an inspiring and engaging keynote address to thousands or draw in a dedicated working group in your law firm’s conference room.

Equally adept at online and in-person presentations, Kendra’s hallmark is her boundless energy and obvious dedication to the success and well-being of every lawyer whose path she crosses. Her audiences rave about her ability to relay relevant, useful, and complex information and research in a way that makes it understandable, actionable, and interesting.

With a potent educational background as both a social worker (Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania) and a lawyer (Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota), Kendra is a “secret weapon” when it comes to helping attorneys, law students, firms, and legal departments experience greater well-being and success.

Perspective matters -- and Kendra brings it in spades. She sees attorney success and well-being from every angle based on her professional experience in private practice, law school career and professional development, search firm recruiting, law firm recruiting and professional development, and as a certified coach.

Here are some of Kendra's most popular presentations for webinars, retreats, workshops, and training programs:

High-Performance Lawyering: Leveraging the Performance and Well-Being Strategies of Top Athletes and Performers To Be At Your Best

Emotional Intelligence: What You Must Have to Succeed in the Law and Life

The Critical Link: How Well-being Impacts Career Fulfillment and Job Performance

Leading with Well-Being: Building a Foundation for Personal and Organizational Success

Maximize Your Business Development Results Using a Growth Mindset

Eustress: How to Tap into the Positive Effects of Stress to Improve Your Work and Life

Resilience: Thriving in Times of Challenge and Change

Emotional Regulation: Keeping Your Cool When Things Get Hot

Building a Positive Culture and a Culture of Caring

The Power of Connection: How Feeling Connected at Work Helps You Thrive Personally and Professionally

Achieving Your Goals Using the Power of New Habits

Using a Growth Mindset to Excel in Every Area of Your Life

Mastering Your Time: Manage Your Calendar, Maximize Your Productivity, & Hit Your Deadlines with Less Stress

Creating a Culture of Psychological Safety, Authenticity, and Civility

Preventing Burnout and Re-Engaging in Your Work

Imposter Syndrome and Building Self-Confidence

Next Level Diversity: Why Belonging is What Lawyers Really Want for Personal and Professional Thriving

Navigating Challenging Professional Conversations and Communication

The Two-Way Street of Mentoring: Being the Best Mentee and Mentor You Can Be

The Legal Mind: Applying Neuroscience to Build Resilience, Productivity, and Well-Being with Henry Emmons, MD and Catherine Duncan, MA, BCC (for more information click HERE)

EsquireSleep: How Lawyers Can Unlock the Power of Sleep to Thrive in Work and Life with Dr. Jagdeep Bijwadia (for more information click HERE)

Sample of Presentations

Industry Associations

We regularly address influential industry associations that mold policies and practices in the legal field.

Kendra can also customize a training program or workshop for your organization.

Kendra would love to speak with you about your training and presentation needs.