Strategies for Taking Charge of Your Life and Law Practice

Faculty: Cynthia Sharp*
Attorney at Law

This timely session is designed for attorneys whose lives seem out of balance and who would like to be in better control of their work loads. Cynthia Sharp will share tools for organization and self management along with a detailed explanation as to how the diligent and persistent use of these tools can assist in achieving balance in personal as well as professional lives. Maintaining accountability to self ultimately translates into accountability to clients.

This program will offer concrete strategies that attendees can adapt to their own personal style that will help them to:

  • Manage client expectations
  • Create a culture of client communication
  • Deliver top notch client service
  • Develop a powerful and loyal staff
  • Stay on top of pending cases
  • Minimize daily stress and irritation


“Unbelievably cutting edge topics! ... God bless you! Keep doing it please, we need you! Thanks Cindy!"

Cathyanne Pisciotta
Past Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Elder & Disability Law Section

“Her professionalism is evident by her commitment to planning, preparation of her materials, and her seamless delivery...I highly recommend Cynthia Sharp to any organization looking for a speaker who provides entertainment and thoughtful exploration of these specific practice management topics.”

Delores L. Shepherd
Director of CLE Programs, The Missouri Bar

"Cindy is very smart and a dynamic presenter who takes the time to gain expertise in her subjects and prepare useful materials. We have presented on numerous panels and Cindy always is a hit with audiences."

Lawrence A. Friedman, Esquire

*Cynthia Sharp, Esquire (J.D., LL.M. (taxation)) dedicated close to thirty years building a successful law practice and serving thousands of clients. At the pinnacle of her career, she transitioned out of the practice and established The Sharper Lawyer, a fully accredited CLE provider and attorney business coaching entity. As a professional CLE instructor, Cindy has established a national presence as an author and speaker on topics of ethics in the context of practice management and marketing - lecturing extensively to law firms, bar associations and other legal organizations. Professional memberships include: Association of Continuing Legal Education where she serves as Co-Chair of the Entrepreneurs Special Interest Group and on the Online Community Special Committee, National Speakers Association and the American Bar Association. Cynthia’s upcoming book entitled The Lawyers’ Guide to Financial Security will be published in the Fall of 2013 by the Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division of the ABA. She is also a Contributor to the Division’s upcoming publication The Lawyer’s Guide to Buying, Selling, Merging, and Closing a Law Practice. Email her at or call 609 923 1017.