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Kristen Leis

Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer
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Kristen Leis is the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer at Parker Poe.

Kristen utilizes her passion for the business of law and extensive law firm client development and marketing experience to set the strategy for the firm's client relations and business development training, coaching and planning; competitive and business intelligence, and marketing communications programs. She is a frequent speaker on related topics, and maintains a niche focus on business development programs and coaching, client feedback initiatives, process improvement, and team building.

Kristen has nearly 20 years of experience focused on providing superior client service to existing clients and engaging new clients for some of the most well-respected business law firms in the Midwest, Pacific Northwest and Southeast.

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Honors & Awards

  • First Place, 2013 Your Honor Awards, Legal Marketing Association
  • Legal Marketer of the Year, Unsung Legal Heroes, Daily Journal of Commerce "DJC" of Oregon November 2011
  • Honorable Mention, 2015 Your Honor Awards, Legal Marketing Association
  • Honorable Mention, 2016 Your Honor Awards, Legal Marketing Association

Memberships

  • Manzama, Inc., Global Client Advisory Board (CAB), 2015-present
  • Society 54, Board of Advisors, 2015-present
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Carolinas Chapter, Gatsby Gala Committee member, 2017
  • Legal Marketing Association, 1998-present