The founder of Law Practice Consultants, LLC, a consulting firm, Peter offers a valuable combination of skill and experience in law firm management, sales, marketing and counseling. He evaluates and assists law firms and lawyers in business development, client retention and management related issues. He consults with firms in the areas of succession planning, practice group management, compensation system reviews, and assessing and improving law firm profitability.
In addition to his direct consulting with firms and lawyers, Peter performs client interviews to evaluate satisfaction and assess existing and future needs. This information is used by the firms to design and implement client-based strategic planning and business development coaching programs for partners and associates. One of the legal industry’s top management publications, Marketing the Law Firm, ranked Peter’s article on client interviews one of the top ten best of that year.
Over the last fifteen years Peter has designed coaching and business development training programs for lawyers of all levels of experience, in firms of all sizes, and has “coached” over 700 attorneys on a one-on-one basis.
Peter has written articles for a number of law firm management publications. Topics include issues from client interviews to business development and marketing. In addition, he speaks frequently on a variety of law firm management topics for organizations such as the Legal Marketing Association, Association of Legal Administrators and many bar associations.
Prior to establishing Law Practice Consultants, Peter practiced law for seventeen years, concentrating on business litigation at a mid-size Boston firm where he served as chair of the firm’s compensation committee and managing partner. Before entering Boston College Law School, Peter received two graduate degrees in counseling psychology from Boston University.