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About Jan Myers Cook

Jan Myers Cook, J.D. is the President and CEO of JM Cook Leadership Consulting, LLC., a business she established in 2021.  She is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Speaker and Trainer, and a New York attorney for over 37 years. 

Her business purpose is to influence women attorneys of color to find satisfaction, success, and significance through her client-centered, holistic, coaching, and personal development strategies.  Ms. Cook helps attorneys remove their roadblocks, reset, and carve new career and life paths. In addition, she leads virtual workshops and facilitations that provide strategies for professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesspersons to become more capable and effective leaders.  

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  • Jan has worked extensively throughout her career with small businesses and non-governmental organizations and faith communities.

  • Ms. Cook has traveled globally, gaining insights, and understanding of different cultures, people, and environments. She brings this global perspective to her work.

  •  Ms. Cook graduated from Tufts University in Massachusetts earning a B.S. and Rutgers University School of Law earning a Juris Doctorate. 

Jan's Wide Array Of EXPERIENCE


Years as a New York attorney


 Years as a career and business mentor.


Years as a government attorney in health law,

contracts and civil rights


Years as the owner of an elder law firm emphasizing lifetime planning 

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