Relaunch Workshop/Coaching Series
Fall, 2019, by Carroll Welch, Career and Executive Coach
Participants will develop a realistic plan for reentry into a legal or alternative legal career, be supported by a cohort of similarly situated relaunchers, and have the ability to connect with bar association members.
Eligible participants will be attorneys who have practiced for 2+ years before taking a career hiatus of at least 2 years for reasons related to childcare, eldercare, illness (of his/her own or of a family member), other professional pursuits, or some other career-affecting issue.
Each participant will attend 4 in person workshops and 3 accountability/check in group phone sessions. During the series, each participant will receive customized feedback from the coach/facilitator and the cohort on their resumes and Linked In profiles so that they can revise and update these tools for use in their relaunch processes.
Participants will be led by a highly experienced, certified career and executive coach who is a past director of Pace Law School’s New Directions for Attorneys program and who has supported hundreds of women in relaunching their careers.
Fee: $690 for members of WCBA or WWBA, $850 for nonmembers.
For more information or to register, contact Carroll Welch at
Registration deadline is 5pm on Friday, September 20, 2019, but early registration is encouraged, as participants must complete pre-assignments.
Session I (Wednesday, September 25): Introduction, Confidence and Self Assessment (All workshops to run from 10am-12pm)
- Overview of Reentry: Challenges, Obstacles, Strategies and Tools
- Success Stories/Reentry Paths Taken
- Importance of Self Assessment Process
- Targeting as Part of Your Relaunch Process
Session II (October 16): Reentry Job Search Tools and Tactics
- Your Pitch
- Resumes and Cover Letters
- Linked In
- Business Cards
Session III (November 6): Reentry Strategies
- Informational Interviewing (Each participant to identify 3 WWBA members for info interviews)
- Tactics for Bridging the Gap
- Online Job Boards
Session IV (December 4): Moving Ahead
- Other Resources
- Keeping Up Momentum