John Sciaccotta: Lessons Learned from a Top Business Developer

In this episode, Steve Fretzin and John Sciaccotta discuss:

  • The foundation of John’s love of business development and marketing. 
  • The different forms of business development. 
  • Identifying the influencers around you. 
  • Significant touches and reaching out meaningfully. 


Key Takeaways:

  • Make friends in the practice of law and establish relationships. 
  • Success breeds success – a small win can be expanded into even bigger wins. 
  • Get involved, build relationships, and be active with whatever group you choose to get involved in. 
  • Marketing and business development happens every day – it is up to you as to how many significant touches you make in a day, a week, or a month. 


“You have to identify influencers, people that can refer you legal business, or have control in sending legal work…you have to make an assessment and identify who are those influencers.” —  John Sciaccotta


Connect with John Sciaccotta:  



Phone: 312-755-3180



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Twitter: @stevefretzin

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Book: The Ambitious Attorney: Your Guide to Doubling or Even Tripling Your Book of Business and more!

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Call Steve directly at 847-602-6911



Show notes by Podcastologist Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie


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