Cordell Parvin LLC

Client Development: Identify the Problem, Offer a Solution

What are you doing to stay on top of your clients’ businesses and industries and help them identify a problem and create a solution before they know of the problem? Here are some important thoughts on how the internet makes it…more

Law Firm Partners: Are you giving your associates/junior partners a chance?

I confess: I totally missed it when I was practicing law, and I only learned what I had done, after a few years and then I made a change. What did I miss? I had a superstar associate working for me, and for a few years I did…more

Rainmakers: Develop Your Next Generation Now

Do you subscribe to Seth Godin’s blog? I am a big fan. Almost every day he writes something that applies to lawyers. Yesterday he posted: Along for the Ride. It is very short (I wish I could make such great points as succinctly…more

What Would Law Firms be Like if They Were Led by Women?

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to speak at the firm retreat of the Tennessee law firm Lewis Thomason. The firm leader who asked me to speak is my friend Lisa Cole, the firm’s managing partner. I met Lisa many years ago when I…more

TOP SECRET: Why Client Development Coaching Works

I recently received a phone call from a law firm asking me about my coaching program. During the call I was asked: Cordell, how do you motivate the lawyers you coach? That was a great question. I told her I cannot motivate…more

Client Develop Tip: You Want Clients to Find You, Not the Other Way Around

During a group telephone coaching session I was asked: Cordell, did you solicit potential clients? I never did that. I would have felt uncomfortable and disingenuous. A few years ago a firm where I was coaching asked me to do…more

Charisma: What are the Qualities You Need to Develop to Have It?

I originally published this two years ago, but I found a recent Wall Street Journal article: How to Develop Your Personal Presence on Social Media and in Real Life and decided to publish it again. I could tell you what the…more

Young Lawyers: Are you kicking …?

In 2012, I posted a blog You are Never Too Young, Too Inexperienced, Too... I argued that If you are hungry to become more valuable to your potential clients and if you are willing to do what older lawyers are not doing, you…more

Blogging: How to do it strategically

Are you blogging strategically? If not, other than having fun writing, why are you blogging? Take a look at this blog written by Roanoke, Virginia lawyer Jay O’Keeffe: The Hardest Part of Arguing in the Fourth Circuit–And Three…more

Making Changes: Don’t Be Afraid of Them

I meet many lawyers who are afraid of making changes. I have spent many years studying why it is so difficult to get people to change. I discovered it is how our brains are wired. If you are trying to make changes in your law…more

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
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Contact: Cordell Parvin, Client Development Coach

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