Video Testimonials

Developing and Implementing a Strategic Growth Plan

I can honestly state that Stephen and Travis are the best I’ve seen. Their practical tips and insight were just what I was looking for. I highly recommend them to any attorney interested in improving both their “bottom line” and quality of life.”

Fred L. Coover, Esquire (Columbia, MD)

“Stephen Fairley presents a clear and compelling path to marketing success. His tips on “making rain” will leave you needing an umbrella wherever you go!”

Jonathan Pink, JD, Partner (Costa Mesa, CA)

It has taken me 30 years of trial & error to learn many of the techniques that Stephen Fairley taught us in 1 evening! This is an incredibly focused and practical seminar.”

Michael Pfiefer, Esq, Managing Partner (Santa Ana, CA)

“Your presentation was great! I left feeling excited about my practice because I felt, for the first time, I could successfully market it.”

Alicia Gieck, JD, Partner (Moline, IL)

“I’m walking out of here with a specific, written marketing plan!”

Brian Forde, JD (Chicago)

“Concise, cogent and detailed enough to give me a specific plan to implement.”

Peter McGinnis, JD (Poughkeepsie, NY)

“This is a great way to jump start a firm-wide marketing program”

Edward Rickert, JD Partner (Downers Grove, IL)

“Impressive Tour De Force Law Firm Marketing. From no-brainers to profoundly researched insights. If you leave the seminar the same, there is something wrong with you.”

Kojo Bentsi-Enchill, Energy & Natural Resources (Accra, Ghana)

“Stephen is a dynamic speaker who knows how to use stories and examples to help illustrate his message. I learned so much and am really invested in making the changes recommended. Thank you Stephen and Donovan and Adam!”

Jeanne Lambertsen, Solo, Family Law (Las Vegas, NV)

Significant Increases in Focus, Motivation, and Productivity

“There were 50 reasons I could and did give for not attending a practice building and educational program such as this one. There are 500 reasons I can now give for why attending this program is a must for anyone serious about building a successful practice.”

Kevin Black, Generalist, Wilton, CT

“This is the best seminar I have ever attended in my 14 years of practice. This seminar is life and business changing! So motivating! Thank you!”

Deshon Pullen, Family Law, Partner, Phoenix, AZ

“Second time I have attended the Rainmaker Retreat. Very informative and I learned new things to implement in my practice.”

David Wynne, Family Law, Partner, Ft. Worth, TX

“For the first time I can remember, I now have a clear strategy for getting more business. Stephen Fairley is great!”

Gail Owen-Smith, Esq (Long Beach, CA)

“This program encouraged me to focus on certain markets and specific solutions I can offer so Istop spinning my wheels aimlessly.”

Charles Wolf, JD, Managing Partner (Joliet, IL)

“Great Speaker! Very organized presentation. Material is simple enough to not be overwhelming butfull of great content. I can take this and readily implement a good marketing strategy.”

Thomas Miles, JD Partner (El Cajon, CA)

“This presentation was focused, concise and very practical.”

Wesley Beverlin, JD Partner (LA)

“Stephen Fairley has inspired me to go out and get involved with a trade industry servicing my specialty.”

Charles Skop, JD (Garden City, NJ)

“The Rainmaker presentation was phenomenal!”

Glenn Guttman, (Chicago)

Increased Marketing Effectiveness by Partners & Associates

“Definitely motivating and inspiring! Practical advice with specific action steps.”

Amanda Mineer, JD, Managing Partner (San Diego, CA)

“The most straight forward, no nonsense marketing seminar I have yet attended. Colorful, memorable, practical advice, including explanations of the mysteries of the internet.”

Bill Cook, Solo, Personal Injury (Anchorage, AK)

“This seminar gives ideas that can be immediately implemented. Stephen is a dynamic speaker andhis experience and expertise provide invaluable insight into the legal marketing process.”

Julia Dean, Solo, Elder Law (Sugar Land, TX)

“This presentation was focused, concise and very practical.”

Wesley Beverlin, JD Partner (LA)

“Stephen Fairley has inspired me to go out and get involved with a trade industry servicing my specialty.”

Charles Skop, JD (Garden City, NJ)

“The Rainmaker presentation was phenomenal!”

Glenn Guttman, (Chicago)

Discovering How to use A Competitive Edge for Maximum Impact

“This program showed me specific strategies that are easy to implement. I had no idea that marketing could be so easy.”

Elisabeth Kovac, JD (NYC)

“You walked me through a complicated subject, ripped it apart, and made it easily digestible. Thank you!”

Paul Kerzner, JD (Ridgewood, NY)

“I learned how to find contacts through Strategic Referral Partners who are doing business with people I want as clients.”

Debi Young, JD (Livingston, NJ)

“Definitely motivating and inspiring! Practical advice with specific action steps.”

Amanda Mineer, JD, Managing Partner (San Diego, CA)

“The most straight forward, no nonsense marketing seminar I have yet attended. Colorful, memorable, practical advice, including explanations of the mysteries of the internet.”

Bill Cook, Solo, Personal Injury (Anchorage, AK)

“This seminar gives ideas that can be immediately implemented. Stephen is a dynamic speaker and his experience and expertise provide invaluable insight into the legal marketing process.”

Julia Dean, Solo, Elder Law (Sugar Land, TX)

“The Rainmaker Retreat was extremely valuable in providing us with specific action suggestions that can be transformational if implemented. For example, an e-newsletter and micro managing the client experience. Thanks!”

Robert Christensen, Solo, Personal Injury (Minneapolis, MN)

“I was already doing a lot of social media and so I was looking for a few nuggets. Stephen gave us a map to a virtually untouched gold mine.”

Stephen Garner, Solo, Personal Injury (Bremen, GA)

Client Testimonials

“There were 50 reasons I could and did give for not attending a practice building and educational program such as this one. There are 500 reasons I can now give for why attending this program is a must for anyone serious about building a successful practice.”

Kevin Black, Generalist, Wilton, CT

“This is the best seminar I have ever attended in my 14 years of practice. This seminar is life and business changing! So motivating! Thank you!”

Deshon Pullen, Family Law, Partner, Phoenix, AZ

“Second time I have attended the Rainmaker Retreat. Very informative and I learned new things to implement in my practice.”

David Wynne, Family Law, Partner, Ft. Worth, TX

“Stephen and his staff offer a wealth of information for a reasonable cost. If you want to take your practice to the next level, you must attend the Rainmaker Retreat.”

Rosanne DeTorres, Family/Divorce, Partner, Flemington, NJ

“Invaluable program! If I am able to implement even a fraction of what I learned at this seminar I believe it will transform my practice. Well worth my investment of time and money!”

Tara Kilby, Family Law/Bankruptcy, Partner, Mesa, AZ

“I attended the retreat in 2009. The techniques I implemented transformed my practice. I returned for updates and wasn’t disappointed. If you want completely substantive, cutting edge marketing knowledge for your firm, this is the seminar to attend.”

Raffy Boulgourjian, Real Estate/Bankruptcy, Glendale, CA

“Very engaging and informative session with steps you can immediately take to implement critical systems necessary to successful marketing.  Definitely helped me identify how to improve lead conversion and client retention.”

Claire Kocek, Family Law, Marketing Director, Anaheim, CA

“The Rainmaker’s lead conversion system is unlike any other conversion process I have ever seen. If I didn’t attend the Rainmaker Retreat, I would have never learned this system. I would recommend this retreat to any attorney who would want to beat their competition and gained more clients.”

Patrick Wright, Family Law, Solo, Dallas, TX

“This is my second time attending a Rainmaker Retreat. The first one was back in 2007. I came back this year to get up to date on social media. It was fantastic.”

Eli Kantor, Immigration Law, Solo, Beverly Hills, CA

“The information presented was thought provoking. Mr. Fairley is obviously well-versed and knowledgeable in the areas covered over the past two days. I never knew how much I didn’t know until now. Great Seminar.”

Jeannette Woods, Probate, Partner, Chandler, AZ

“If you are interested ingrowing your business I couldn’t recommend this retreat more highly. I would not hesitate.”

Edward McGinty, Financial Crime, Solo, Jersey City, NJ

“Over the last 35 years I have been practicing, I have had the honor of working with many of the most widely known legal marketing experts in the field. I consider Stephen Fairley and The Rainmaker Institute to be the best of the best. When it comes to marketing they are at the top of the field and no one is even a close second.

Eli Kantor, Immigration Law, Solo, Beverly Hills, CA

I’ve personally spoken to many other attorneys who are also achieving great results with the strategies and proven techniques they have learned from The Rainmaker Institute. In these tough times estate planning and business lawyers cannot rely on traditional methods to get them through. If you want to do more than just survive the next few years, you need to pay attention to what Stephen is teaching his clients.”

Jeff Matsen, Esq. (Partner and Founder of Wealth Strategies Counsel)