Craig Miller, PLI’s Vice President of Membership and Accreditation, sat down with H. Sandra Bang, the Chief Diversity and Talent Strategy Officer at Shearman & Sterling, to address the universal question: how can I successfully manage my professional development team? Sandra’s unique perspective as a C-level executive within a global law firm informs her insights on leading a PD team with empathy and efficiency – their conversation is an informative must-watch for all those within PD departments.

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Craig Miller is PLI’s Vice President for Membership and Accreditation. He leads the customer-facing teams at PLI and is responsible for product strategy and accreditation. Prior to joining PLI in 2017, Craig held leadership positions at ProQuest and Thomson Reuters.

Andrea Colby

Andrea Colby, executive coach and Principal at Pro Se, LLC sat down for a frank and illuminating conversation about attorney mental health. Now a trusted advisor for legal teams, Andrea opens up about her struggle with depression early in her career as a litigator, and how her experience has informed her advocacy for mental health awareness. Andrea shares her insights and advice for professional development teams looking to make attorney wellness a priority within their firms in this essential watch for the PD community.

Ida Abbott & Morgan Smith

Ida Abbott, President of Ida Abbott Consulting, and Morgan Smith, Professional Development Director at Dykema, visited PD Insider to explore the theory and practice of successful attorney mentorship programs. With the expert perspective of the PD consultant and in-house PD director, their conversation covers the range of considerations facing any law firm developing or managing mentorship programs.

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