Client Development Starts Now!
Junior attorneys and even summer interns and associates may think of client development as something that senior-level attorneys practice and which they will do someday. The truth is that for the savvy law student or junior attorney, client development starts now. Marketing yourself to internal clients and prioritizing relationships now will help you to earn the respect of the senior attorneys with whom you work, send a message to your colleagues that you are engaged in your profession and allow you to practice the skills you will need when you begin building relationships outside of your organization. Here are some great tips on how to approach the early stages of client development.