Consulting

Volta has been on the leading edge of law firm consultancy for over three decades. We have pioneered a vast array of evaluation systems and were principal drivers of the competency-based performance management movement in law firms. Against the volatile landscape of a shifting global economy, we understand that it is more critical than ever for law firm leaders to actively engage their attorney populations and apply metrics of success. 

At Volta, we know that an attorney’s performance – regardless of rank or seniority – can only be optimized through regular evaluation and feedback. We listen, brainstorm, challenge, create, execute and applaud your success. For more information, contact Sang Lee.

OUR WORK INCLUDES

 
 

Coaching

Coaching is a powerful tool that supports individuals in defining and achieving key performance goals. Coaching enables coachees to expand their skills and learn strategies to achieve their career objectives while helping them sustain the necessary motivation to do so. We work with lawyers at all levels – firm and practice leaders, partners and associates – as well as professional development, recruiting and human resources professionals. The Volta coaching program delivers results in real time and builds sustainability for long-term change with ongoing impact. Coached individuals report enhanced career satisfaction, and law firms see increased engagement and higher performance, which in turn boosts retention.

We cover a wide range of issues with our coachees, but most often we focus on issues within one or more of our four principal coaching dimensions: Leadership, Business Development, Time Management and Stress Management and Resilience. We also offer specialty coaching for individuals facing critical transition phases in their lives, such as a new role, a promotion or a new family arrangement.

In addition to one-on-one coaching, we offer group coaching and hybrid coaching which incorporates both one-on-one and group elements. We also supplement some of our highly regarded training programs with coaching to further enhance skills and reinforce learning outcomes for participants.

For more information, contact Sang Lee, or download our Coaching Brochure.

If you're interested in offering self-directed coaching as a form of career advisory, visit our OnDemand Coaching Program page.

 

Our Coaching Team

 
 

Outplacement 

Volta is the leading provider of legal outplacement and career transition services for partners, counsel and associates on behalf of some of the largest law firms and legal employers in the US. With career advisors available in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, DC, we have provided thousands of attorneys at all levels of seniority and in every area of practice with comprehensive, strategic and effective career transition plans.

Attorneys in transition work one-on-one with our dedicated counselors using our multi-faceted framework and reinvigorate their careers with clearly articulated goals and a deeper understanding of what they have to offer the marketplace.

For more information, contact Nancy Carver, or download our Transitions Brochure.

You can also watch our 3-minute video, The Volta Process, below.

 
 

Volta is an industry leader in providing talent development programming aimed at developing better lawyers and professional development leaders. A trusted partner and advisor to the legal industry for over thirty years, Volta combines cutting-edge research, extensive subject-matter expertise and a deep appreciation for the unique needs of each of our clients to offer customized training programs that are innovative, impactful and completely bespoke. For more information, contact Nicholas Jelfs-Jelf.

TRAINING EXPERTISE

•    Leadership Development
•    Team Management
•    Delegation and Supervision
•    Effective Evaluations and Feedback
•    Business Development
•    Relationship Management
•    Time Management and Organization
•    Interview Skills
•    Active Career Management
•    Peak Performance, Wellness and Stress Management
•    Mentorship, Coaching and Sponsorship

 
 

OnDemand Learning

Lawyers are life-long learners, and so are we. At Volta, we challenge ourselves to anticipate developments in the legal market and the evolving needs of law firm attorneys.

We deliver cutting-edge content focused on the business and professional skills that modern lawyers need in today’s ever-changing landscape. Created and designed by our own subject-matter experts and based on our most popular and successful live trainings, our OnDemand educational resources offer in-depth, interactive learning opportunities anytime, anywhere. For more information, contact Nicholas Jelfs-Jelf.