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Client Development Fundamentals: How to Comfortably Develop Clients from Friends and Community

Oftentimes the business potential in our personal relationships remains untapped because we do not know how to comfortably broach the topic of client development. In this program, you will discover communication techniques that allow you to explore professional opportunities naturally without jeopardizing your reputation or damaging your relationships.

  • Learn how to asses the referral potential of your friends and clients without directly asking them for business.
  • Discover 5 techniques that subtly introduce business development into an informal conversation without creating awkwardness.
  • Improve your use of social media as a means of staying in front of important relationships.

This program is a business education program with practical advice for client development that can be immediately implemented to grow your practice. This class has NOT been pre-approved for CLE credit.

PRICE: $129.00



 
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David Ackert

David has produced business development programs for thousands of lawyers and several top AmLaw 100 firms. His programs have consistently received high acclaim for their unique and valuable content, and have garnered press from publications across the United States. He teaches strategic planning and marketing courses through UCLA Extension and is a guest lecturer at USC Marshall School of Business.


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"This CLE has a surprisingly immediate and deep impact on the lawyers who take it. I expect that this will really alter my practice, and that is a first for CLEs."
Lauren Harrison,
Vinson & Elkins



"An excellent course for understanding the "customer service" aspect of representing clients--it is not all about case citations, pure knowledge, or experience. It is about earning client trust first and foremost. Highly recommended. "
Jim Franklin,
Schroeder & Griffith



"Extremely practical how-to course filled with useful negotiation tools. Provides insight into diagnosing the needs of your negotiation opponent that will allow you to increase the chances of obtaining successful outcomes."
Shawn Doorhy,
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP



"This course gave me practical tools I can use to be more effective in my work, and did it in an entertaining way. Like other Likeable Lawyer programs, this was enjoyable, effective, and a convenient way to meet CLE requirements."
Chris Kallaher,
Direct Energy



"This course gives lawyers tools to better balance life and work."
Mark Glasser,
King & Spalding