Deborah Glatter

Deborah Glatter is a legal educator, coach and management consultant. She provides training and coaching to lawyers and executives and designs human capital management tools for law firms and legal departments.

After practicing law for a decade, Deborah joined the Law Society of Ontario’s Department of Education where she designed courses and licensing examinations for the Bar Admission Course. She then joined a national law firm where she was a partner and responsible for the professional development and management of its associate lawyers.

Deborah is an adjunct instructor with Queen’s University, Faculty of Law. She recently co-designed a graduate diploma for lawyers in Legal Services Management.

As well as a law degree, Deborah’s professional qualifications include a diploma in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University, two Harvard Law School Mediation Certificates, a Certificate in Solution Focused Counselling from the University of Toronto, a yellow belt in Legal Lean Sigma, and a certificate from Harvard Business School in “Teaching with Cases Online”.

Deborah is regularly invited to speak at Ontario Bar Association programs and has been featured in articles in the Globe & Mail, the National Post, Lexpert, LAWPRO and Precedent magazines.

Deborah’s pro bono activities include acting as a management coach with the Law Society of Ontario’s Coach and Advisor Network and as a board member for Project Abraham, a non-profit organization committed to assisting refugees resettle in Canada.