We envision a world where lawyers can easily transform their legal practices and their lives through practical, on-demand virtual courses.
Law Practice Academy is the brainchild of Olga Galanter and Yuliya LaRoe. Olga and Yuliya are both experienced lawyers, entrepreneurs, and… sisters!
Olga has been practicing law in Florida for almost a decade. She focuses her practice on the issues of estate planning and estate administration matters, including international estate planning and tax issues related to estate planning. She is a graduate of both Far Eastern National University Law School, Russia (with Honors), and University of Miami School of Law (Magna Cum Laude). Olga received her Master’s degree in Estate Planning from the University Of Miami Graduate School Of Law. While in law school, Olga completed internships with the Honorable John J. O’Sullivan, Magistrate Judge for Southern District of Florida, and the Honorable Arthur Rothenberg, County Court Judge in the Probate Division of Miami-Dade. She also was an Editor of the University of Miami Law Review.
Yuliya is an experienced attorney and certified coach. She helps lawyers transform into successful rainmakers and effective leaders. Using time-tested methodologies, Yuliya has helped hundreds of lawyers over the years to implement practical and doable strategies to effectively manage their practices and become successful rainmakers. Yuliya is the founder of LeadWise Group, an award-winning legal talent development firm that specializes in supporting law firms by coaching attorneys on strategies that help enhance their business development, practice management, and leadership skills as well as their professional growth. Her company has been the winner of the Daily Business Review’s Best Of award for Best Lawyer Business Development Coach two years in a row. Prior to working with lawyers, Yuliya practiced law at an Am Law 100 firm for nearly 10 years as counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Yuliya holds a law degree from USC Law School and is certified as a Professional Coach through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching.