Mark Powers, President of Atticus, has been coaching attorneys for nearly twenty years. He is the founder and developer of the first personalized training program dedicated to teaching attorneys the lasting skills and habits necessary for practice development. These skills include strategic planning, client development, customer service, prioritization, time blocking, managing interruptions, financial management, staffing, and delegation.
Mark is a national speaker who has worked with members of the American Bar Association and bar associations in Arizona, Florida, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York and other states. He co-authored “The Making of a Rainmaker: An Ethical Approach to Marketing for Solo and Small Firm Practitioners,” published by The Florida Bar. A nationally recognized expert in the field, Mark has also been featured in publications such as Lawyers Weekly USA, Money magazine, American Bar Association Journal, Florida Bar News, and Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Journal.
Mark previously served as the chief executive officer and president of a multi-million-dollar, privately held company, and as a corporate manager in a Fortune 500 company based in Connecticut. A native of Massachusetts, he has a master’s degree from Northeastern University in Boston. His undergraduate studies include a bachelor’s degree in economics and criminal justice. His mission at Atticus is to keep you focused on what is really important in your life, to provide you with the training and skills necessary to build and maintain a sustainable practice and, finally, to provide a structure of accountability and support for achieving your goals.
An internationally known speaker, Mark has spoken to thousands of attorneys in multiple venues, such as The American Bar Association and The Law Society of Scotland. He has spoken to Bar Associations in Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York, South Carolina, Texas and has delivered presentation to law organizations such as The Fund, Wyoming Trial Lawyers, the Dallas INBLF and Tennessee Trial Lawyers.
For inquiries or to schedule an engagement with Mark Powers, call toll free (888) 644-0022.
What Bar Associations are Saying
“The audience was engaged and the evaluations from the program were excellent. Mark was an enthusiastic presenter who brought a lot of knowledge to the seminar. We were very happy with the seminar and would not hesitate to offer it to our members in the future. ”
Pamela McDevitt, Law Practice Management Director
New York State Bar Assoc.
“Mark Powers was the hit of our conference – the room was packed, and everyone wanted more! What a dynamic speaker, he gives new meaning to the word inspiring and he makes everyone in the room feel that they can go home and make their life better right away. ”
Allison G. Love, Director of Education and Meeting Services – Virginia Trial Lawyers Assoc.
“Mark’s presentation was excellent! Our attendees raved about the practical tips and useful information that he provided.”
Blair Lonergan, Seminar Attorney
“Our association has several seminars throughout the year, and when Mark came to speak at our spring seminar I was amazed! He was one of the most charismatic speakers I had heard in quite a while. I loved the way he was able to keep the attention of everyone and how interactive he was. We were so impressed we added him to our quarterly newsletter as a regular column.”
Kathy Baloga, Executive Director
Palm Beach County Justice Association
“Mark Powers was an outstanding finale to our program and received rave reviews from our attendees. His comments have spurred many of our members into making changes with very positive results in their practices and lives. Mark is definitely on the ‘invite back soon’ list.”
Marcia Shanor, Executive Director
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
“This seminar was very well received by our members as evidenced in the evaluations. One complaint….not enough time! The information Mark Powers has to offer is phenomenal and left the audience wanting more. Our members were thankful to us for bringing Mr. Powers in to speak and raved about his knowledge and presentation skills.”
Patience A. Burns, CAE, Executive Director
Palm Beach County Bar Association
“Mr. Powers’ seminar on rainmaking for attorneys was exceptional! Many of our attendees were enthused by the information Mr. Powers presented and eager to implement their new found knowledge in their practices. The program was engaging, instructional, and extremely valuable for private practitioners. His instruction included compelling examples as well as innovative marketing and time management concepts. We would highly recommend it to attorneys at any level of expertise.”
Sherry Ross, Director of Education
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
“Using sage advice and providing practical techniques for implementing workable law office economic solutions, Mark Powers was a two-time hit with our members. He wowed two different audiences while delivering state-of-the-art models for getting and keeping clients in the most professional manner during unique economic times. We loved having him here, and hope he can come our way again soon!”
Natalie R. Kelly, Director, Law Practice Management Program
State Bar of Georgia
“Once again, you were – in a word – supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! I just don’t know how else to explain it! The attendees loved you! You are just an amazing speaker, and an amazing teacher, and an extraordinary human being. We just love you to death, Mark. I am so glad you were able to be a part of this inaugural program.”
Romano Law Group