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Meet Pamela

Hi, I’m Pamela Barnum.

I spent the first twenty-years of my professional life working in the criminal justice system. First, as an undercover police officer in the drug unit, and then as a federal prosecuting attorney. Working undercover buying drugs and hanging out with criminals was a great training ground to learn about trust; how to build and maintain it in challenging situations. I fine-tuned my trust-building skills as a lawyer.

My Latest Blog Posts

The Imposter Syndrome Strikes Again

I went by the name Pamela Addams for more than eight years. It wasn’t my maiden name or my married name; it was my undercover name. When you’re selected to be a part of the undercover drug unit you choose an alias that’s easy to remember, many undercover officers keep...

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Five Benefits of Self-Confidence

I was chatting with a friend this week who was sharing a work situation that she wished she had expressed more confidence. She believed that she would be more respected by her colleagues and be given more opportunities. Can you relate? Are there situations in your professional or personal live where you wish you felt more confident?

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Trust Yourself

I don’t know if I’ve ever shared this with you, but I never had a burning desire to be a lawyer. I loved being an undercover police officer but I recognized that buying cocaine was not a mom-friendly kind of job. I’ve always been interested in law, but practicing was not a calling. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed it – and I was good at it.

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