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History & Mission

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Our Mission

Atticus helps law firm owners focus on what’s really important in life. We provide the business training and management skills necessary for you as a practice owner to build and maintain a profitable law firm. We offer a structure of accountability and support so that you can achieve your personal and professional goals. Since 1989, Atticus has helped thousands of attorneys grow thriving law firms.

Our Certified Practice Advisors and Program Facilitators provide top-notch coaching and invaluable knowledge to help you regain control of your time and increase the productivity of your team. Our clients gain a higher quality of life and a newfound love for running their practices.

Our Programs, Workshops, and Webinars provide solo and small law firm owners with the necessary tools to:

  • Create a true work/life balance, earn a higher income
  • Reduce stress and number of hours in the office
  • Have more time for family and personal interests


Our Name Sets a High Standard

Atticus takes its name from Atticus Finch, the courageous lawyer in Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird.

In addition to being a lawyer involved in the biggest and most controversial case of his life, Atticus Finch was also a devoted parent, a caring friend, a reliable neighbor, and a pillar of his community. In the midst of great stress and change, Atticus found a way to maintain balance in both his personal and professional life. The name reflects our commitment to helping you move closer to that idea, becoming the kind of attorney you envisioned when you entered the profession.


Meet Our Shareholders

Glenn Finch
Shareholder / Certified Practice Advisor
Shawn McNalis
Shareholder / Practice Advisor Trainer / Curriculum Director
Mark Powers
President / Shareholder / Certified Practice Advisor
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Steve Riley
Shareholder / Certified Practice Advisor & Attorney
Meet all of our Certified Practice Advisors, Facilitators, and Client Services Directors


A History of Atticus

  • 1989 Atticus is Founded

    Atticus was founded to provide in-depth, ongoing support and accountability programs for lawyers and law firms.

  • 1996 Mark & Shawn Publish First Book

    “The Making of a Rainmaker – An Ethical Guide to Developing New Clients”, authored by Mark Powers and Shawn McNalis was published by the Florida Bar.

  • 1996 Study Confirms Atticus’ Training Effectiveness

    A pilot study was commissioned by Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, to objectively determine the success of Atticus training and development programs. The study was successful and in 1997 Atticus formed a strategic partnership with Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund which serves over 6,800 real property attorneys in Florida and beyond.


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