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, MSW, JD

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.

Some of Kendra’s most popular topics include:

Building a Well-Being Foundation

Strategies for healthy mindsets, boundaries, and self-care

Culture Matters

Weaving well-being into your organization so everyone thrives

The Critical Link

How well-being impacts career fulfillment and job performance


How To Tap Into the Positive Effects of Stress

Prevent Burnout and Re-Engage in Your Work

Understanding burnout's definition, impact, and strategies to combat it

Unmasking Imposter Syndrome

You aren't faking it! Take pride in who you are & what you can do

Sample of Presentations

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.