James R. Lovelace
As the Director of Attorney Training and Development, Mr. Lovelace has firm wide responsibility for programs and learning initiatives for Pillsbury's attorneys, as well as educational opportunities provided to the firm's clients. These programs are all part of Pillsbury University, the firm’s training and development organization. He has worked in the legal career development field since 2000, and joined Pillsbury in 2007. In addition to leading the professional development initiatives at another Washington, DC law firm, he has served as the Associate Director for Career Development at The George Washington University Law School. From 1990 until 1999, he practiced law as a litigator in Washington, DC.
Mr. Lovelace is the Vice Chair of the Professional Development Consortium (PDC), and has served on the PDC's Board since 2010. He led the local Professional Development Group in Washington, DC from 2009 - 2011. He is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, through the Coaches Training Institute.