External Impact: Maximizing Your Community & Professional Engagement Ascent

Mountaintop’s External Impact Coaching Ascent provides individual attorneys with a practical approach for successfully becoming civic leaders and strengthening the external impact of their professional career. Through one-on-one coaching, we will enhance your personal branding, executive presence, and strategic external marketing opportunities, including client development and community involvement.


  • Driven Attorneys
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Legal Department Leaders
  • In-House Counsel


To ensure successful implementation, the External Impact Coaching Ascent includes two, one-on-one 60-minute coaching sessions with each participant, spaced approximately 30 days apart.


At the summit, each participant will be able to:

  • Identify their interests and what they have to offer a community or professional organization
  • Pinpoint several organizations that will boost their client development and community involvement efforts
  • Develop and execute a practical plan of action to pursue involvement and leadership roles in selected organizations

What’s Covered

External Impact Coaching Session One

  • Discuss each participant’s individual survey responses (interests, goals, etc.)
  • Brainstorm about potential organizations and opportunities
  • Discuss how to customize each participant’s LinkedIn profile to convey their experience and interests
  • Homework for Participants: Streamline a list of organizations and opportunities (based on coaching discussion)

External Impact Coaching Session Two

  • Finalize each participant’s target list of organizations
  • Discuss participant’s approach and Action Plan for maximizing the opportunities within specific organizations
  • Homework for Participants: Attend meetings and events to ultimately select an organization to which to make a commitment