Lunch & Learn: How to Advocate for Yourself -

Top trial lawyer Heather Hansen teaches the best ways to advocate for your business, your ideas, your family and yourself


Life is full of trials, and sometimes you need a warrior spirit to overcome them. For 20 years Heather Hansen has been advocating for her clients in the courtroom. Now she shares the tools of a trial lawyer to help you advocate for your business, your ideas, your family and yourself. Publishers Weekly praised her book, The Elegant Warrior, as “a template for achieving personal and career goals”. You will leave this talk with actionable tools to be your own best advocate.

You can be your own best advocate, and Heather Hansen will show you how. Heather has spent twenty years advocating for her clients in the courtroom and has been consistently named one of the top 50 female lawyers in Pennsylvania. She has appeared on NBC, Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CBS and Sirius Radio. Heather has presented in Kuwait, Ireland, Mexico and throughout the United States. Her psychology degree and her mediation training, as well as her experience in the courtroom, contributed to her “5 Cs of Advocacy” which she has shared with thousands of audience members.

Heather is the author of the best-seller The Elegant Warrior: How to Win Life’s Trials Without Losing Yourself, she is also the host of The Elegant Warrior podcast, where guests share their definition of elegance and how they maintain it during times of trial.