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 is a recognized expert in the legal practice management field and offers topics such as:
- A Competitive Advantage that will last a lifetime
- Great Law Firm Management
- The Practice Growth Mindset
What Bar Associations say about Mark:
“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 Virginia CLE
“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.” John Romano Romano Law Group
Steve Riley has coached attorneys for more than 15 years. His one-on-one coaching focuses on a limited number of top producing attorneys committed to taking their practices to new levels of excellence, profit and personal success. He also presents at group coaching workshops around the country for individual law firms, state bar associations and other legal organizations.
In addition to being one of the top law firm coaches in the country, Steve is an award-winning attorney. He built his estate planning practice into a million dollar business using innovative management and marketing skills. The bulk of his practice’s client base was developed through word-of-mouth referrals from highly satisfied clients and a network of legal and financial professionals who trust Steve’s legal expertise and integrity.
Steve’s most recent book, The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to the Laws of Practice Growth, is available on Amazon. He is a frequent speaker at legal association events nationally. Steve also is a contributing author to estate planning six books, including “Basic Estate Planning in Florida.”
In 2006, Steve won the National Small Law Firm Practice Innovation Award for his creation of the Double Your Revenue™ workshop — a life-changing practice management workshop currently used by Atticus, the ElderCounsel and featured in Lawyers Weekly.
Steve is a graduate of Berry College and the University of Florida School Of Law. He and his wife, Kristen, have two children, Grace and Mark.