Veteran attorney Cynthia Sharp (CEO of The Sharper Lawyer) works with
motivated lawyers seeking to generate additional revenue for their law firms.
She practiced law from 1982 - 2009 and then embarked on a professional
speaking and writing career. Ever since, she has served solo and small firm
attorneys throughout North America. In the spring of 2020, she co-founded
legalburnout.com, dedicated to helping those in the legal industry succeed by
applying principles of mindfulness to all areas of their lives.
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
books How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers as well as
Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm. As Director of Client Services for The Legal
Burnout Solution, Cynthia has helped lead over 500 attorneys in live meditations.
She has delivered close to 200 live presentations over the past 25 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, as well as private seminars for her clients.
Cindy served as Business Development columnist on behalf of the ABA GP Solo
eReport, Social Media Strategist for GP Solo and has served as a regular guest
contributor to ALM’s publication Marketing the Law Firm. In addition, she has written
well over 120 articles over the past 30 years that have been published in various
journals throughout the country.
During 2017/18, Cindy held positions on the GP Solo and eReport Boards of the ABA
Solo, Small Firm & General Practice Division, having previously served as Chair of the
Publications Board of the Division and 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 served as Dean of the Speaker Academy the subsequent year.
Sharp has also been an active member in the Association of Continuing Legal
Education (ACLEA). She continues her service to her colleagues through a podcast
featured on Solo Practice University.
Cindy’s most recent accolade is that she has been named Trainer of the Year by the
American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, a national
award presented in New York City on May 3, 2019.