Our Team

Kendra Brodin, Founder and CEO
Kendra’s work focuses on consulting, training, and the creation of products and services with the ultimate goal of reducing gender bias in the legal profession by increasing the attraction, retention, and advancement of women lawyers. With a powerful background as a social worker, lawyer, and consultant, Kendra supports women attorneys and their law firms.

Kendra provides consulting and coaching to law firms and individuals, as well as teaches a variety of Continuing Legal Education courses related to elimination of bias, ethics, and professional development. Kendra educates, motivates, and inspires with a mix of wisdom, wit, strategic thinking and deep insight. She holds three degrees with honors, including a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and a Law Degree from the University of Minnesota School of Law. She received coaching training through The Institute for Life Coach Training.

Kendra is a member of the American Bar Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is also an active member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and both its Life & the Law Committee and Women in the Legal Profession Committee. She is a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers and the Ramsey County Bar Asssociation. Kendra serves on the Board of Trustess of the Mission Investment Fund of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, as well as in several other volunteer capacities in her community.

Kendra lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her husband, Rev. Ryan Brodin, and two children. More information about Kendra and her work is available at www.KendraBrodin.com.



Jackie Nees, Business Manager
Jackie holds an A.A.S in Visual Communications and brings to us more than 13 years of creative and administrative experience serving as our Business Manager. Some of her duties include managing the WomenLawyersOnline.com and KendraBrodin.com websites; Kendra’s “Happy in Law!” ezine as well as various other administrative and marketing tasks. Jackie owns and operates a full-time Virtual Assistant business at http://jackeinees.net where she specializes in working with women entrepreneurs. She currently lives in Michigan with her husband, daughter, three cats and a dog. Email Jackie at jackie@kendrabrodin.com


Tim Baran

Tim Baran, CLE Administrator
We have partnered with Tim Baran to provide continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation services for our conferences, seminars, teleconferences and webinars. With almost 20 years of experience in the legal profession, Tim is the founder and CEO of http://www.uMCLE.com, a service and resource hub for all things CLE. Tim attended Cardozo School of Law and spent ten years as the director of library services and the continuing legal education program at the law firm of Anderson Kill & Olick in New York City. Email Tim at tim@kendrabrodin.com


Susan Fee, Client Services Specialist
Susan Fee is our client support authority, providing all of the services you require with a personal touch. Susan managed numerous service industry businesses and on-line, client-centered web sites before joining our team of experts, and she is experienced in scheduling, site information, service offerings and other aspects of our business engagement with you and your organization.

Please contact Susan to arrange speaking engagements, consultations and other services that our experienced staff provides. Susan will be happy to answer your questions and connect you to the right voice in our business hierarchy to deliver the information you require quickly and completely. Email Susan at susan@kendrabrodin.com.