Welcome to our site. I’m thrilled to be a part of your journey toward a happy legal career. I am passionate about lawyer happiness and hope these ideas, concepts, and models serve you well.
Jennifer Gillman
Founder, Gillman Strategic Group

Based on decades of experience with lawyers at various stages of their careers, I’ve learned that these are the key ingredients to having an amazing legal career that is rewarding, fulfilling, and sustainable. As long as you like law, you can have a legal career you love.

Learn more below, and be sure to subscribe to our Happy Rainmaker video series, where .1 can make a difference.

This page is an ever-evolving resource for lawyers who want to be or become happy rainmakers

I think this should be for every lawyer because becoming a happy rainmaker is crucial to having a great legal career.

I know that no matter who you are, what your biases are, how you like to work, and whatever else you have going on, you can become a happy rainmaker. There is a pathway for you. I understand the challenge: it wasn’t natural for me, and I never learned it in law school, but I’ve learned, and you can too.

I don’t have all the answers, so my goal is to bring together experts with amazing knowledge and share their amazing insights and lessons with you.

This site and its content are always evolving, and I welcome your feedback and questions. If you’d like to keep up with my content, subscribe below, and feel free to add a comment. Enjoy. And I’d say good luck, but this isn’t about luck – you don’t need luck – our 6 pillars are about moving purposefully through your career. So instead, I’ll say: relish the journey!

How to get there

Learn more about each of the Pillars

The J Curve

The truth about business development – you didn’t learn this in law school, but you can make it work for you.

The Key Factor

Learn what to do to make real connections that drive business development results.

Spend .1 on your career

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