Holly Morris Bennet, JD, ACC, is an Assistant Director of the Center for Professional & Leadership Development. As an Assistant Director, Ms. Bennet provides professional development coaching for students, and assists the CLPD in presenting workshops and events to assist students in preparing for professional life. After graduating from UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Ms. Bennet practiced environmental law with McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen (now Bingham McCutchen). From there, Ms. Bennet went to the United States Attorney's Office in Seattle where she prosecuted federal crimes from filing of charges through Ninth Circuit appeal.
In 2000, Ms. Bennet left the practice of law to become a certified professional coach, working with a wide variety of professionals to develop leadership skills and make professional changes. She is a member of the California Bar and the International Coach Federation.