About Michele Powers, Esq.
Michele Powers, Esq. has decades of experience coaching and counseling clients through their most challenging times and transitions. She brings a pragmatic understanding of the unique pressures faced by successful attorneys that allows her to partner with you and support your vision. Whatever that vision for your practice, firm, and life might be. Uncertain about your vision? Michele will get you to clarity and into action. Michele is an ICF certified coach with training and tools that get results.
Michele has been a licensed attorney for over 20 years, more than 10 as a partner in a large firm. She has extensive experience handling complex litigation, class actions, and regulatory compliance issues, along with jury trial experience. Michele has represented clients in the telecommunications, energy, defense, aerospace, pharmaceutical, food, medical device, and professional services industries, among others. She was named one of the top 75 Women Litigators in California by the California Daily Journal in 2004 and received the Excellence in Leadership Award from the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section in 2012.
Michele’s background means she understands your life and the challenges you face as a practicing lawyer. She understands the business of law as well. With her coaching, facilitation, and mentoring skills she is a formidable advocate for your growth, change, and progress towards your vision. She gets the competing challenges and the demanding, often unforgiving nature of the corporate climate in most firms. She is a single mother who knows personally the difficult decisions parents face every day in navigating the elusive life balance of running a successful legal practice and family.
Along with her law degree, Michele is a certified coach and member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Michele is also a Certified SEI Assessor with SixSeconds a Best in Class tool for developing and understanding EQ. She received her coaching certification at the Life Purpose Institute of San Diego and utilizes The Life Purpose Process© which has been successfully used on almost two million individuals worldwide since it was developed in the mid-90’s. . Michele is also a Karuna Reiki Master and implements additional modalities as appropriate to assist your progress.
Working with Michele will get you on track and moving towards your goals. She can also assist with avoiding burnout and developing essential mindset practices ensuring your firm and your practice continue to thrive. Michele’s practical and pragmatic approach coupled with her coaching tools will make progress so much easier and quicker for you.