Kathleen Brady

Senior Advisor

Kathleen brings her 25 years of experience as a certified career/life management coach, author, and educator to Preferred Transition Resources. Kathleen helps lawyers identify and integrate their personal and professional goals.

She launched her career in 1985 as a counselor in Columbia Law School’s placement office, then transitioned to assistant dean of career services at Fordham University School of Law. Later, she was responsible for recruitment and professional development on the employer side.

Kathleen is a past president of the National Association for Law Placement and a founding member of the NALP Foundation for Research and Education. For the past 15 years, Kathleen has brought this experience to her private coaching and consulting practice.

In addition to her work as a career counselor, Kathleen is an accomplished author and has published four books about career/life transitions including, GET A JOB! 10 Steps to Career Success (Motivational Press, 2015). She is a frequent speaker at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Pace Law School’s New Directions Program and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Kathleen has also shared her expertise with Fox News, CNN, NPR, This Week in America, and First Business Report.

She is a Certified Professional Coach, a Master Practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index, a Certified Provider of the Highlands Ability Battery and a member of the International Coach Federation. She is a graduate of Fordham University. Kathleen is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Theology at Georgian Court University, where she also serves as an adjunct instructor. Kathleen and her husband live on the Jersey Shore.