Bio

About Mollie

Mollie uses her coaching skills and training experience to help professionals – including lawyers, legal professionals, and law students – align their careers with their values and achieve their vision of success in all facets of life. She coaches individuals and teams on a wide range of topics, including communication skills, giving and receiving feedback, and setting and respecting boundaries. Mollie has particular expertise supporting working parents to integrate their professional lives and aspirations with their needs and goals as parents. She also enjoys working with teams to increase engagement and improve communication across differences and in the hybrid workplace. Mollie uses her strong intuition and listening skills, with a good mix of questionable humor and a lot of empathy, to help clients achieve their potential.

Contact her at mollie@aspiretoyourpotential.com

Mollie is a working mom with two school-aged daughters, Nayda and Zora; her spouse, Javad, has a busy civil rights and immigration law practice. She enjoys walking her rescue dog, traveling with (and without) her kids, reading fiction, learning new things, cycling (if it’s not too hot), cooking, and trying new restaurants and delicious food with friends and family.

Mollie’s experience spans a wide range of organizations and work arrangements. She’s worked as a litigator in a large, international law firm and in the federal government, in both full- and part-time work arrangements. She and her family moved back home to St. Louis in 2014, where Mollie spent two years working with law students to help them navigate their career goals and develop necessary skills. Most recently, Mollie directed the training and development of attorneys at a mid-sized law firm, coaching, training, and advising lawyers at all stages of their careers and working with firm management and practice group leaders to develop policies and practices that allow legal professionals to reach their potential.

Mollie is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and holds a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) designation from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She is also an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP). Mollie received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also certified in Mental Health First Aid, Inclusive Leadership, and Effective Evaluations and Feedback for All.