DKS Consulting Group helps individuals and organizations identify their signature strengths to move forward and reach goals.


We provide career development, executive coaching, and business consulting to people, teams, and organizations. We have particular expertise in the career development of lawyers and the performance of law firms. We also provide work place investigations, training, and mediation. Our highly effective process combines positive psychology with our expertise in business management, human development, and law.

Clients work directly with the team of DKS partners. Each of us brings over twenty five years experience and doctorate level education in our respective fields. Dale Sokoloff is a Harvard trained clinical psychologist. Karen Hoffman is a practicing attorney and certified mediator. Sharon O’Connor is management consultant who has worked with Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and family owned businesses. There is a synergistic chemistry between us that has been honed by over a decade of working together to provide clients with strong effective solutions.

 We formed our partnership in 2003 with a shared vision to help individuals and small businesses fulfill their true potential

Our powerful change model, grounded in positive psychology, quickly achieves cost effective, goal directed results for individuals seeking career development, and businesses striving to solve problems and move in new directions. Our approach is upbeat, positive, and energizing.

Have a look below at our interview on Channel 5 Chronicle’s Career Changers. We start at the 4:20 minute marker.



Solve your people problems

Save money on legal fees

Mediate workplace issues

Prevent conflict through diversity training

Create thriving partnerships

Develop a succession plan

Leadership development & coaching


Negotiate higher salary

Think strategically & create action plans

Manage stress & find time for yourself

Strengthen confidence & leadership presence

Find allies & mentors

Navigate company politics


Uncover your real strengths

Discover your marketable skills

Find more meaning in your work

Re-craft your resume & social media presence

Expand your network & find connections

Prepare for interviews

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