When you Opened your own law firm, your dream was to:

  1. Build a thriving, prosperous law practice
  2. Serve great clients and do great work
  3. Make a good living

Does that sound like your reality right now or, is something missing?

Unfortunately most attorneys in small law firms are suffering burnout more than living their dreams. Our goal is to help you finally experience what you dreamed in law school. We help the small law firm become a thriving law practice by showing you how to make it prosperous and predictable.

Here at Richard James, we believe that systems run your law practice and people run your systems.



You need systems to run your law firm and people to run your systems.

We have found that there are 6 core systems that determine whether your law practice is functioning at an optimal level:

  • Operations
  • Leadership
  • Financials
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Mindset

When these six systems are functioning at a high level, the unique processes we use to dial in their execution are as follows:

3 pillars for creating a system:


Harvesting every single piece of info about everything every single time. This equips you to make smarter decisions.

Inspect what you expect:

Three things are happening in your firm right now. What you want to happen, what you think is happening and what is actually happening


Replace yourself in your firm, using software and staff, one role at a time until you are free!

The thriving law firm blueprint

That’s the map to getting your practice prosperous and predictable, but you don’t have to go on the journey alone. In fact, we’ve found those who go it alone, invariably don’t make it.

That’s why we’re here to walk with you every step of the way. Let’s get started.

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What Attorneys Like You Are Saying

One attorney’s journey from chaos to freedom

An Attorney’s Life Before Working
with Richard James

An Attorney’s Life After Working
with Richard James

Sound like the results you’re looking for?

Life’s too short to stay in the same place any longer.

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“There are a lot of challenges as an attorney, there’s balances, there’s life, and there’s running the practice…Richard James really breaks down to nuts and bolts. If I get my revenues in shape, I can buy my freedom. If I can buy my freedom, I can buy my happiness.”
— Attorney Alexzander Adams, Portland OR

We overcame a failed partnership, faced brain cancer, and grew our firm 40%!”
- Attorneys Fran and Marshall Slayton

“My first impression was, Why did it take me so long to do this?”
— Attorney Katonga Wright, Columbus, GA

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