Business Development Expert Cynthia Sharp


Business Development Expert and veteran attorney Cynthia Sharp (CEO of The Sharper Lawyer) works with motivated lawyers seeking to generate additional revenue for their law firms. The business development strategies and skill sets that she shares were developed and tested over a period of 30 years in practice and are constantly refined to reflect modern marketing techniques. Private and group coaching programs are available. In house training sessions are also offered. 

Cindy, author of The Lawyer’s Guide to Financial Planning published by ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, is also a Contributor to the Division’s upcoming publications The Lawyer’s Guide to Buying, Selling, Merging, and Closing a Law Practice and How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers.

She has delivered close to 200 live presentations over the past 20 years on behalf of the American Bar Association, 10 state bar associations, the Million Dollar Round Table, Professional Services Marketing Association and numerous other legal, financial and professional groups in addition to private seminars conducted for her clients.  

Cindy writes a column on Business Development on behalf of the ABA GP Solo eReport. For the past 2 years, she wrote a social media column for the publication. In addition, she has written well over 120 articles over the past 25 years that have been published in various journals throughout the country.

In August of 2015, Cindy will begin a one year term as Chair of the Publications Board of the ABA Solo, Small Firm & General Practice Division and also begin a four-year term on the Division’s Council. She completed her term as President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Speakers Association in June of 2015 and continues serving on the Board of Directors and is Dean of the Speaker Academy. She is an active member of the Association of Continuing Legal Education, serving on the newsletter committee (“In the Loop”). 

Take a look at the The Sharper Lawyer Blog for up to date information and commentary on business development issues. 

Contact Cindy at or 609 923 1017.




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