He has developed two iPad apps – BizDevDashboard® and DelegationDashboard® and has developed other on-line motivational software to support productivity including the Outreach Optimizer. – See more at: http://www.kohncommunications.com/about-us/biographies/larry-kohn/#sthash.9VpsobMS.dpuf
Mr. Kohn is an active author. He is the co-author of Selling in Your Comfort Zone (Safe and Effective Strategies for Developing New Clients), published in 2009 by the American Bar Association and Selling with Honor (Strategies for Selling Without Selling Your Soul), originally published in 1997 by Berkley press, a division of Penguin/Putnam. He has authored and co-authored over 60 articles about law firm marketing and management in law journals and legal newspapers across the country. Mr. Kohn has also developed several software programs to support law practice management and marketing. Dozens of the articles and free software programs are available at www.kohncommunications.com.
As an educator, he enjoys the title of Master Instructor at UCLA Extension, a title given to only 10 out of over 2500 instructors.
Mr. Kohn regularly lectures on a variety of management and marketing topics. He has lectured on legal marketing at UCLA Law School. He has been a regular speaker at the Annual Convention of the State Bar of California since 1989. He has been a guest speaker at a variety of other Bar Associations including the State Bar of Nevada; State Bar of Colorado; the Boston Bar; and the Atlanta Bar. He is also a regular speaker at the Association of Legal Administrators.
Mr. Kohn’s business experience covers a broad range of industries. He began his business career in asset-based lending and founded the small business loan department for Foothill Capital. He then formed his own company, Business Loans, Inc. He created and hosted the radio program, “It’s Your Business.” He was the Chair of the Board of 3-Day Blinds, the largest independently owned manufacturer and retailer of window blinds in the country at that time. And, he is the founder of Kohn Communications.
Mr. Kohn is active in the community. He is the past chair of the Board of Governors of Century City Hospital. He is the founder of the Planned Giving Speakers Bureau for the City of Hope, which raised over $18 million. He is the founder of the Leadership Program for the City of Beverly Hills for which, he has been appointed to the Order of the City of Beverly Hills, the highest honor given by the City Council. He received the Apple Award from Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley for his efforts in educating parents about private funding methods for public schools.