Journeys to Equity

Melissa Dorman Matthews on Investing in Yourself

November 22, 2021 Season 1 Episode 17
Journeys to Equity
Melissa Dorman Matthews on Investing in Yourself
Show Notes

Change Comes from Inspiration or Desperation 

In this episode, Melissa Dorman Matthews, Diversity and Inclusion Partner, at Hartline Barger LLP, joins the program for an insightful discussion on the importance of devoting time to business development. She gained first-chair trial experience over her 27 years of practice and shares her journey on the work she put into herself to achieve her goals. Melissa champions promoting and retaining women in law and spearheads the firm’s diversity and inclusion program by focusing efforts on hiring, training, and retention initiatives.

Tune in for perspectives on:
•Creating a business development culture that supports people in learning 
•Unwinding cultural norms and not trusting the meritocracy 
•Using your voice to make situations available for you