Cordell Parvin LLC

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Dallas, TX 75252, United States

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Wide Open Spaces: Getting Out from Under the Shadow of Giants in Your Law Firm

At the end April and early May, I will be hosting the 4th annual Outstanding Women Lawyers Roundtable. US and Canadian Lawyers will come to Fort Worth (Cow Town) to meet and share ideas on topics ranging from law firm leadership…more

Imagine a Coaching Session: 10 Questions to Answer

If you are a regular reader, you likely know I want to coach you. I say that because if you are a regular reader, you likely are motivated to learn and are striving to become more valuable for your clients. Use your imagination…more

If You Want to be a Rainmaker, “You Gotta Believe”

I wrote this blog five years ago and it was one of my most read of all time. Since some of you may not have read my blog back then, I thought it was worth re-publishing. I recently read “Top Women Rainmakers Absent at Half of…more

Simple Ways to Effectively Use Social Media to Help Build Your Law Practice

On Tuesday this week Shawn Tuma and I did a webinar for the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) titled: Simple Ways to Effectively Use Social Media to Help Build Your Law Practice. I focused on blogging and Shawn showed…more

Short Term Planning: Take This One Additional Step to Make Your Plan More Powerful

Do you by chance remember which was my most read blog in 2013? On December 31, that year I posted my Top 10 most read blog posts. Number 1 on the list was Want a great example of a 30 days and 90 days plan? Tricia DeLeon shared…more

In 2015, Will You Still Doing Good Work and Waiting for the Phone to Ring?

Has a senior lawyer told you that key to client development is just doing good work? I would be surprised if you haven’t heard that from someone. I practiced law for 37 years. I was thinking recently how much has changed during…more

Email Alerts: Use Personal Touch Not Email Blasts

I still get email alerts from law firms, from consulting firms for law firms and from others. I think those alerts which are sent to thousands at the same time actually annoy potential clients rather than draw them to a firm or…more

Law: Develop Your Next Generation

I have some questions for you. But, before I ask them, if you are a Legal Marketing Association member, Shawn Tuma and I will be doing a webinar for you on February 17. Here is a link to the registration: Simple Ways to…more

Lawyers: Your Process Just May Be More Important than the Outcome You Achieve

Lawyers: Have you ever in your career practiced meeting with a client? Law Firms: Have you ever given your young lawyers the opportunity to practice a meeting with a client? Why should you? Why must you? Why should you video…more

12 Tips on How to Succeed as a Law Firm Associate

Richard Beem (Rich) is a Chicago based patent lawyer I have known and coached a couple of years. A few weeks ago Rich launched his new blog: Beem on Patents. Over time, I…more

Success: Persistence

Recently I was asked: How long did it take before you had any results from your client development efforts? I responded that it was at least two years and maybe more. I was then asked how I stuck with it when I was seeing no…more

Client Development: Sometimes You Need Some Luck

I tell lawyers I coach that at some point there is a luck factor in client development. I know. I experienced it at least twice. I will share one of those lucky experiences here. Yesterday, I was the Keynote speaker at the…more

Client Development: 15 Incredibly Important Things Every Lawyer Should Know

Recently I met and had coaching sessions for the last time with a group of lawyers I have coached for the last 18 months. They were all associates when we started. Now many of them have been promoted to partner and others will…more

Client Development Tips: From Law Firm Lawyer Who is Now In-House

A lawyer I coached recently went in-house with a well known corporation. I asked him what he knows now that he wished he had known when he was in private practice. Here are his tips: …more

Client Development Coaching: What Are You Doing Differently?

I have written many blog posts since I started 8 plus years ago. I sometimes wonder if any of you reading this one were with me when I first started. Over the years, I have found that some of the very best posts come from…more
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