Marian Kennedy has been a lawyer in both the US (California and New York City) and Amsterdam for more than 30 years. She was a co-founding partner of the Kennedy Van der Laan law firm in Amsterdam, after having been an associate lawyer in two large Dutch law firms. As a lawyer, she was a specialist and innovator in information technology law..
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a J.D. and LL.M. in US law (University of Santa Clara, California and Harvard Law School) and an LL.M in Dutch law from the University of Leiden.
She holds a certificate in Positive Psychology Coaching from MentorCoach in the US and a certificate as a Trainer in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction from the Center for Mindfulness in Amsterdam. She adheres to the Ethical Code of Conduct the Nederlandse Orde van Beroepscoaches (NOBCO).