Rainmaking Recommendation #9 – Let Them Know

One of the worst phrases an attorney can hear from one of their friends, family, clients or prospective clients is:  “I didn’t know you (your firm) did that!” Usually this means that they went somewhere else for a matter they would have been more than happy to give to you – had they known your […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #8 – GET OUT!

If you are sitting behind a desk, wallowing in briefs, documents and legal references every day, 5 (or even 7) days a week for 2000 billable hours per year, you will never become a Rainmaker. GET OUT!    People do business with people they know and like.  Yes, it is a statement you hear frequently but […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #7 – One More Thing

What’s the one “more” thing you can do TODAY to continue to become a Rainmaker? What’s the one phone call can you make to a current or prospective client?  What’s the one more article you can read to learn more about the area in which you practice?  What’s the one more email you can send […]

Rainmaking Recommendation #2 – Join and Join In

What is your practice area?  Are you a member of the National and Local Associations which is related to this practice area?  Most attorneys think that joining their state bar association’s (or the ABA’s) practice committee is going to bring them new clients.  While you may get a referral once in a blue moon from […]

6 Reasons to Hire a Rainmaking (Business Development) Coach & Trainer

This may come across as one big sales pitch for my business, but it truly isn’t.  I may not be the right Rainmaking Coach for you but with the many thousands of people who hold themselves out at Business Development coaches in the legal industry you can certainly find one who is.    While I […]