News 2020-10-02T18:18:29+00:00

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Interview with Maija West
Carmel Pine Cone

Maija West was interview by Lisa Crawford Watson of the Carmel Pine Cone. Titled, When there was no clear path for moms, this lawyer made her own way, Maija shares her story of how her past and present are influencing her decisions now.

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Maija West on Women, Influence & Power in Law 2019
Corporate Counsel

Maija was recognized as one of Corporate Counsel’s 2019 Women, Influence, & Power in Law honorees as a law firm partner in the Innovative Leadership category. Those who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women were all recognized for their efforts in Washington, D.C. last October. Maija was thrilled to be honored!

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Family Friendly Employer
Bright Beginnings and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

We are proud to announce that we are a GOLD Monterey County Family Friendly Employer, certified by Bright Beginnings and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. For more information about the certification, please click here.

Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards
Corporate Counsel and InsideCounsel

We’re excited to announce that Maija West is one of the 2019 Women, Influence, & Power in Law honorees. These awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders, and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law.

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33rd Annual Business Excellence Awards
Monterey Chamber of Commerce

We are humbled to be a finalist in the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd Annual Business Excellence Awards. We’d love your support for the last round and if you’re an MPCC member you can vote for us!

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Maija West on Forward Thinking Leadership
Y on Earth Podcast

Maija West, Esq., attorney, mediator, consultant, and mother, shares profound insights about leadership in the age of balance, healing, and reconciliation. She speaks to the courage necessary to take the hard looks and have the hard conversations that are requisite for individuals, corporations, and institutions alike, in order to heal and evolve in our roles as advocates, stewards, and citizens in our rapidly changing world.

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Face-To-Face With Maija West
Monterey County Weekly

When Maija West describes her law practice, it sounds less like she’s working as an attorney than a motivational speaker or a business coach. She takes on clients who are “forward-thinking business owners who care about how their employees feel,” she says, and “folks interested in solving problems.” It’s not a litigation practice; what she does is preventive law, meant to help resolve legal disputes before they get to that level.

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CFMC Announced the Addition of Five New Members to their Board of Directors
The Community Foundation for Monterey County

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) announced the addition of five new members to their board of directors. The new board members are: Michael Reid, Loren Steck, Abby Taylor-Silva, Jan Vanderbilt and Maija D. West. Michael Reid, of Monterey, is an Episcopal priest, published author and co-founder of the Fund for Homeless Women of the Community Foundation for Monterey

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