The Essential Little Book of Great Lawyering by James Durham, J.D.

The Essential Little Book of Great Lawyering by James Durham, J.D.



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Jim has led law firms throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia in strategic planning and training in seminars, conferences, and retreats.  In addition, he has done training for the DuPont network of law firms, Ford Motor Company’s legal department, Timberland's legal team, Eisai Pharmaceuticals, the Canadian Department of Justice, and a number of international law firm networks.  Jim has conducted hundreds of in-person client satisfaction interviews to help law firms and clients develop better service strategies.

Jim authored The Essential Little Book of Great Lawyering and The Law Firm Marketer’s Guide to Survival.  He is the co-editor and author of the ABA book entitled The Lawyer's  Guide to Marketing Your Practice (Second Edition).  Jim’s articles have appeared in The American Lawyer, Legal Times, World Law Business, Marketing for Lawyers, and LMA Strategies, as well as business publications, such as Selling, Boston Business Journal and High Technology Business.

He is a member of the American Bar Association (Law Practice Management Section) and the Legal Marketing Association.  He recently presented at the New England LMA Conference (Alternative Fees Options), the ALA Annual Meeting (The Three Legs of the Marketing Stool), and was a panelist for the Mid-Atlantic LMA Regional program for Senior Marketers. Jim was inducted in to the Legal Marketing Association Hall of Fame in March, 2010.

Jim received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and his law degree from Emory University School of Law.


The best way to really learn about Jim Durham is from Mr. Durham himself. Please enjoy these videos from a presentation he gave with some wonderful life lessons.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Further Reading about James Durham:

Jim Durham in LegalBisNow (Scroll down)

Jim Durham at the 2010 LMA Conference in Colorado

Jim Durham interviewed by JD Bliss

Jim Durham receives top legal marketing honor